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Replacing the Stove Vent Cover in Our RV

Replacing the Stove Vent Cover in Our RV

We recently were stopped in a shopping center during a pretty big storm, when we noticed water pouring in above our stove. After getting the ladder out and investigating the roof, then pulling apart the range hood to trace the water, we determined the issue was with the vent cover. The flap had broken, and

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Camping at Lake Panasoffkee, Wildwood, Florida

Camping at Lake Panasoffkee, Wildwood, Florida

Lake Panasoffkee Preserve features a camp host, who maintains the property and checks reservations as visitors arrive to the camping areas. Once settled in, our stay was pleasant and uneventful – just like we like it. For those who need them, shopping areas like those in Ocala, Wildwood, and The Villages are a short 20-30

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Passport America Camping Discount

Passport America Camping Discount

www.passportamerica.com In all the clubs you could potentially join, Passport America is a must have. Their discount will pay for itself in your first couple of stays. As an added bonus, Passport America also has an App which will allow you to easily search for campgrounds. Rating by Alan Cook: 4.5 stars If you like our

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Conserving Power While Boondocking in Our RV

Conserving Power While Boondocking in Our RV

While parking lots and other areas may not be officially considered boondocking, we still need to conserve power as much as when we are in remote locations and wonderful woods. Our DIY solar system consists of 4 6V Crown batteries, and 2 110 watt solar panels but, with power conservation, that setup provides us with

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Our Pleasant Stay at Bush Campground

Our Pleasant Stay at Bush Campground

Bush Campground Bush Rd New Alexandria, PA 15670 (724) 668-8999 We planned to stay a few days in this park, while visiting a friend in Pittsburgh. After our 3 day stay, we decided to stay the maximum allowed 2 weeks. As mentioned in comments around the web, the lake is a little dirty looking –

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RV Boondocking and Dry Camping FAQ

RV Boondocking and Dry Camping FAQ

Between the RV groups, and all the great people who have asked us questions is person, we decided to put together this list of Frequently asked RV full time and boon docking questions and answers. Man, that’s a mouth full. Anyways, we’ll be adding to this list often, so make sure to check back here

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Floyd Bennett Field RV Campground. It’s Walmart, but Worse.

Floyd Bennett Field RV Campground. It’s Walmart, but Worse.

Floyd Bennett Field RV Campground 1 Floyd Bennett Fld Brooklyn, NY 11234 (718) 338-3799 If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to stay in the wildest, loudest of Walmart parking lots, but were to nervous to stay in one, Floyd Bennett Field National Park Campground can give you that experience for a whopping $30

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Quality 1st is Anything But

Quality 1st is Anything But

Just like we praise the things we love, sometimes there’s a need to warn people of what to avoid. Quality 1st Truck & Trailer Repair 13345 S Preston Hwy Lebanon Junction, KY 40107 (502) 310-2581 www.facebook.com/Quality-1st-Truck-Trailer-Repair-584597104909527/ While traveling through Kentucky, we had an issue which required our rear axle to be replaced. We chose Quality

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Stop The Water Loss – Adding a Shut Off Valve to Your RV Freshwater Overflow

Stop The Water Loss – Adding a Shut Off Valve to Your RV Freshwater Overflow

When we first started full-timing in our Forest River travel trailer, we encountered one of our first mysteries. We’d stop, dump tanks, fill our fresh water, and a ways down the road notice our water tank was reading 1/3 to 2/3 full. Somehow, our Wildwood was losing water! Then, one day, we figured it out.

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Free Florida Boondocking

Free Florida Boondocking

When we winter in Florida, we prefer to escape the cramped RV park life, get out into nature, and enjoy ourselves. Since we are fully self contained, hold over 7 days of water, and have our RV solar system, it was time to see what we could do. Thanks to the SWFWMD and SFWMD, and

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Deep Creek Preserve, Arcadia, Florida

Deep Creek Preserve, Arcadia, Florida

Deep Creek was a fairly nice place to stay, and was comparable to Oak Ridge and Cypress Creek. It had your standard amenities, including non-potable water, a port-o-john that was in need of a little more service (like a new floor) but usable and not disgusting, picnic tables, and fire rings. The park itself was

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Hickory Hammock Equestrian Area

Hickory Hammock Equestrian Area

Out of the free management lands we have stayed on in Florida, Hickory Hammock is by far the nicest so far. When we first arrived, a sign directed us to check in with the camp host who was unavailable at the time. A neighbor, however, verified we had a reservation and gave us a rundown

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Quick and Easy Drawer Covers

Quick and Easy Drawer Covers

While we were in the process of removing our booth seats and table we, once again, had mice join our travels. Mice are bad enough with chewing, nesting, and all the normal mouse behaviors but, for some reason, the occasional mouse likes to explore every drawer we have. And poop in it. On our silverware,

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We Boondocked Key West

We Boondocked Key West

We couldn’t stay in Florida for a second winter and not go to the keys. Campgrounds in Key West are way more pricey than we pay, so we dropped the camper and took advantage of our van dwelling experience. We heard overnighting in Key West was difficult, and it’s true, but we managed to make

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Essential Full Time RV Apps

Essential Full Time RV Apps

As anyone who reads our blog knows, we do a lot of traveling, dry camping/boondocking, and Wal-Mart hopping. Knowing where we can park, which direction we should head, whether or not we are driving into a storm, and all the other information that keeps us going is essential. And, for a lot of it, we

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