"Windy with great water views"
Desert Peak
Red Rock, AZ
"Noisy shooting range"
Lovell Canyon Dispersed
Mountain Springs, NV
"Great free camping near Red Rocks and Vegas"
Tonopah Dispersed
Tonopah, NV
"Great for an overnight stop."
Twenty Mile Beach
Hawthorne, NV
"The flies drove us away"
"Free camping close to Carson City & Virginia City"
"LOVED the hot springs!"
Harrington Loop Road
Sisters, OR
"Free camping convenient to Sisters & Bend"
Pheasant Ridge RV Park
Wilsonville, OR
"Tidy RV park close to Portland"
"Tight spots, convenient location."
Lincoln Rock State Park
Wenatchee, WA
"Nice Wenatchee campground with full hook-ups"
Clackamette RV Park
Oregon City, OR
"Convenient to the Airstream Service Center"
"Friendly staff and full hookups"
Bellingham RV Park
Bellingham, WA
"Basic RV Park in Bellingham"
"Great for visiting La Conner"
"Tidy Full-hookup RV Park Near Bend & Sisters"
"Tidy State Park with Full Hookups"
Hagelstein Park
Chiloquin, OR
"Ok for an overnight, but lock up your things."
Buttermilk Road
Bishop, CA
"Awesome Views!"
Arco Gas Station
Bishop, CA
"Dump, Diesel & Wash"
Fossil Falls Dry Lake Bed
Little Lake, CA
"Remote & Secluded + Wildflowers"
Hidden Hill Road
Kelso, CA
"Secluded desert camping"
Rancho Jurupa Park
Riverside, CA
"Stay in the Cottonwood Loop!"
Yucaipa Regional Park
Yucaipa, CA
"Nice Full-hookups Regional Park"
Soda Lake View
Baker, CA
"Private Boondocking in The Mojave"
"Remote, quiet camping."
Cougar Buttes Dispersed
Lucerne Valley, CA
"Big OHV Area"
Trona Pinnacles
Trona, CA
"Not for everyone, but we loved it."
Stovepipe Wells Campground
Death Valley, CA
"Basic camping in a fantastic National Park"
Carp Cove
Golden Valley, AZ
"Isolated Boondocking on Lake Mohave"
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New Years in the Desert – Aluminarium

I honestly thought I did this post already. We’ve been busy working and socializing and working and socializing, so the blog ball dropped shortly after the one in Times Squ...

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Tallahassee Camping – Aluminarium

We spent the past week camping in Tallahassee at Coe Landing Campground. For three out of the seven nights, we were the only ones here. There aren’t any walking trails,...

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RV Camping in Asheville, NC – Aluminarium

I have our itinerary mapped out pretty far in advance, and we currently have reservations through this coming April. That means I’m booking campsites up to a year in advanc...

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Tawas City RV Camping – Aluminarium

Labor Day is an extra special day for full-time RVers because it’s signifies the end of packed campgrounds and the beginning of a more peaceful camping. We spent our hol...

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Cheboygan State Park – Aluminarium

Cheboygan State Park is one of my favorite parks we’ve stayed at in Michigan next to the Rivermouth Campground at Tahquamenon Falls State Park. In addition to having a n...

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Camping in Sault Sainte Marie – Aluminarium

We’ve spent the past 2 weeks camping at Aune-Osborn Campground in Sault Sainte Marie, MI. We weren’t lucky enough to get a waterfront site, but we did manage to get 1 s...

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Straits State Park – Aluminarium

Straits State Park has been our 5th and favorite Michigan State Park so far. The campground is located just north of the Mackinac Bridge which connects the Upper and Lower...

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Silver Lake State Park – Aluminarium

Our spot this week looks so idyllic in this photo. Well, photos can be misleading. Silver Lake State Park in Mears Michigan is not very peaceful. The state park has 450-...

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Camping Near Chicago – Aluminarium

We spent this past week in Chicago and left the Airstream at Woodland Village Mobile Home & RV Park in Portage, IN. There are more mobile homes than RV’s here, but at least...

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Bourbon Trail Camping – Aluminarium

Since I tend to reserve campsites way in advance, we were able to score one of the few full-hookups for our stay this week at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown,...

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Camping Near Nashville – Aluminarium

The past two weeks we’ve had a really fantastic campsite at Cages Bend Recreation Area in Gallatin, TN which is north east of Nashville. We chose this campground for it’...

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RV Camping in the French Quarter – Aluminarium

This past week we dropped the big bucks and stayed at the French Quarter RV Resort. For approximately $93 a night (weekly rate), it was still cheaper than getting a hotel r...

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Camping in Lafayette, LA – Aluminarium

For the first half of this week we’ve been camping at Acadiana Park Campground in Lafayette, LA. It was a bit crowded when we first arrived, but since they let us pick our...

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McKinney Falls – Aluminarium

We’ve spent the last 2 weeks camping at McKinney Falls State Park in Austin, TX. We had been here once before 10 years ago in February. Not much has changed, though I defin...

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Goose Island State Park – Aluminarium

When we saw this sunrise our first morning here, I knew Goose Island State Park was going to be a therapeutic to spend the week. Waterfront sites are worth the extra $4...

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Boca Chica Bust – Aluminarium

Yesterday, we drove to the tip of Texas in hopes of doing some beach camping. As we pulled into Boca Chica State Park I checked the tide tables. Years ago, we camped on the...

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Government Wash Improved – Aluminarium

This is our 5th time we’ve stayed at Government Wash at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The first two times we trekked across the bumpy terrain to camp close to the wat...

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SoCal Beach Camping – Aluminarium

This week we’re camping beachside at Thornhill Broome Campground in Point Mugu State Park. My cousin asked me if it’s the best place we’ve ever camped. It’s nice to be...

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Williams Hill Recreation Area – Aluminarium

We love our current location a little extra because our last spot was such a bust. The drive in was on 5 miles of dirt road after the rain, so we got a little muddy....

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Calistoga RV Park – Aluminarium

This week we’ve been staying at the campground next to the Calistoga Fairgrounds. It’s gone through a few names and is currently called Calistoga RV Park. It’s a no-fril...

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Calistoga RV and Campground – Aluminarium

We tried to book a site at Bothe-Napa Valley State Park, but our trailer is too long. Fortunately that didn’t work out because there isn’t any power there and we’re in the...

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Amacher Park – Aluminarium

I’ve been so negligent with the blog lately, that I didn’t realize there were all sorts of wonderful and supportive comments on the most recent Curtis post. Thank you every...

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Quinault Beach Resort & Casino – Aluminarium

I wasn’t looking forward to our spot this week because it’s at a casino. Usually casino camping is in a parking lot, under bright lights, and isn’t very scenic. Most of the...

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Square Dance Center & Campground – Aluminarium

A few factors drew us to the Square Dance Center & Campground in Lolo, Montana. We could have camped nearby for half the price, but wouldn’t have had hookups and at the tim...

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Bakers Hole Campground – Aluminarium

This week we’re in West Yellowstone, MT at Bakers Hole Campground. It’s a National Forest campground with dry camping and electric sites. There’s more than enough sun for o...

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North Shore Bay Campground – Aluminarium

As some of you know, I don’t really get out much during the week. On Monday we went out to dinner to celebrate our “dating” anniversary, but otherwise I’ve been working in...

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Stillwater Pass – Aluminarium

I think we finally learned that we can’t expect to find really good empty boondocking sites on Saturdays. This past Saturday, we arrived at Stillwater Pass outside of Rocky...

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Leadville Boondocking – Aluminarium

There’s something to be said about having someone scout a campsite for you. We always had County Road 48 in our back pocket as a place to camp in Leadville, but wanted to f...

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Crested Butte Boondocking – Aluminarium

When the Watsons posted about the Wildflowers in Crested Butte, I immediately put it on our itinerary for the same time of year the following year. Our spot on Washingto...

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Silverton Boondocking – Aluminarium

We waited until Sunday the 5th of July to move spots, knowing we would likely run into holiday crowds if we moved on the 4th. First we went to Kendall Camping Area whic...

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