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We Finally Went West, and Saw Some of Route 66

We Finally Went West, and Saw Some of Route 66

Our business had been preventing us from heading further west in our adventures, but, we finally worked out what was needed and it was time to adventure along. We headed out of Florida for the winter, and made our way along the coast, stopping at a few overnight spots found in our previous trips. We

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Our Stay at Cumpressco Campground – Green Swamp West Tract, Dade City, Florida

Our Stay at Cumpressco Campground – Green Swamp West Tract, Dade City, Florida

Green Swamp Preserve was yet another great place to enjoy a week stay. Like the other great free camping areas in Florida, there are miles of trails to explore. Green Swamp, however, contains two equestrian campgrounds, and features a larger amount of gravel/shell roads than any of our previous stays. This allows for a lot

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Waylon Jennings RV Park, Littlefield, Texas

Waylon Jennings RV Park, Littlefield, Texas

After leaving Levelland, Texas our next town to explore – with a free camping spot, was the Waylon Jennings RV Park in Littlefield, Texas. This was another town owned free camp ground, complete with power and water. The site feature two large rig pull through sites, and several small rig/tent sites. There is also an

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Making Our RV Door Handle Look Like New Again

Making Our RV Door Handle Look Like New Again

The swing out handle to our RV was starting to look pretty worn out. Instead of replacing it, you know we did it the RV DIY way! The whole process was easier than you may think and was done while traveling, with half the work done at our free camping spot in Levelland, Texas and

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Giant Storms, a New Camera, Levelland Texas, and a Great Free RV Spot

Giant Storms, a New Camera, Levelland Texas, and a Great Free RV Spot

Armed with our Nikon D5200 and ready to take better looking photos, we finally started heading west! And, it appears we may have left a little early. Along our path, we encountered tornado sirens – causing us to have to duck and hide in a Walmart, temperatures dropping into the 30’s, and another large storm

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New Internet Option For Low Income Rvers And Van Dwellers

New Internet Option For Low Income Rvers And Van Dwellers

As rvers we are always looking for affordable internet. If I had known about this plan before I signed with Unlimitedville I would have gone this route. ┬áSome people are reporting being able to use 500 or more gigabytes a month with no issues. The service is called PC’s For People. They offer UNLIMITED wifi

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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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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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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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How To Save Money On Groceries While Living Full Time In An RV (No Coupon Clipping Necessary)

How To Save Money On Groceries While Living Full Time In An RV (No Coupon Clipping Necessary)

Living on the road full time has its challenges. Saving money on groceries is one of them. It isn’t easy to find coupons in every new town you visit. It is even harder to match them to stores when you are unfamiliar with the area. Even if you are a pro couponer, while on the

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Best Lightweight RV Mattress: Innerspace Luxury Products RV Mattress Review

Best Lightweight RV Mattress: Innerspace Luxury Products RV Mattress Review

Innerspace Luxury Products RV Mattress When we first bought our used 2008 Forest River Wildwood 29TBSS it had a rather suspect looking sticks and bricks style mattress in it. We knew we would need to throw it out. We initially replaced it with our pillow top queen mattress from our sticks and bricks apartment. We

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