Boondocking Myths

What is the Difference Between Three Season and Four Season RVs?

There is no real difference between a “Three Season RV” and a “Four Season RV”. Moreover, the terms themselves are an irony because all RVs...

Is Harvest Hosts Legitimate?

Harvest Hosts is a legitimate way to camp overnight on private property while escaping the confines of Walmarts and rest areas. It is very expensive,...

Is Boondocking Illegal?

Boondocking is not illegal on public lands. It’s actually encouraged by local, state, and federal agencies as a way to relieve crowding at developed campgrounds....

Is Boondocking Dangerous?

Boondocking is no more dangerous than staying in RV parks or campgrounds. In fact, boondocking is much less dangerous. Criminals looking to steal RVs and...

Are Airstream Trailers Better for Boondocking?

No, Airstream Trailers are not better for boondocking than most other trailers, but they’re still a pretty good boondocking trailer. It’s not that Airstream Trailers...

Do People Get Dirty & Smelly When Boondocking?

Boondockers don’t shower? Is it true? There’s a belief that boondockers don’t shower for several days. They wear the same clothes day after day, and...

Does an RV Water Filter Make Water Safe to Drink?

The only RV water filter that will make your water completely safe to drink is a “reverse osmosis water system”, and there are actually RO...

Will My Cats Be Safe If We Go Boondocking?

Many boondockers have cats too. But is boondocking safe for cats? Is Boondocking Safe for Cats? Most of them don’t let their cats wander outside...

Are RV Boondockers Generally Poor People?

No, most RV boondockers are not poor. If anything, they’re frugal. Boondockers don’t “need” to save money, they just “want” to save money. They prefer...

Will Rocky, Bumpy Roads Damage my RV?

Some RVers are concerned that driving their motorhome or towing a trailer over rocky, bumpy roads will damage their RV. It depends on how rocky...

Can I Still Flush the Toilet When Boondocking?

Yes, can flush the toilet when boondocking. Many boondockers do after every use. How often you flush the toilet is based on your personal preference...

Boondocking With Children? Is It Practical?

There are many families who go RV boondocking with children for long periods. Boondocking With Children Boondocking is actually a great educational experience for children....

How Can I Boondock Close to Town?

While boondocking generally means camping far enough away from town to be free of urban influence, most boondocking is still within 30 minutes of a...

Will I Get Attacked by Wild Animals When Boondocking?

Generally, no, you will not get attached by wild animals when boondocking. This is a myth perpetuated by movies and TV shows for drama and...