Overnight Parking

Can You Sleep Overnight at Camping World?

You can sleep overnight at Camping World, but only in a handful of locations. In the past, Camping World had a policy of allowing RVers...

Can You Park at Costco Overnight?

Yes, you can park at Costco overnight. Generally, Costco stores want you to park furthest away from the store so that shoppers can park closer....

Is Stealth Camping Illegal?

Yes, stealth camping is illegal in most cities. It has nothing to do with being stealthy, but just the fact that you’re camping within city...

Can You Park an RV Overnight at Home Depot?

Yes, you can park an RV overnight at Home Depot. Most Home Depots don’t mind you using their lots for overnight parking. However, the cities...

Can You Sleep In Your Car at Walmart?

Generally, yes, you can sleep in your car at Walmart. Walmart does not have a corporate-wide policy of allowing people to sleep in their car...

Can I Park on the Street Overnight?

Yes, for the most part, you can park on the street overnight. As long as there are no signs posted against parking, you are permitted...

Where Can I Park Overnight?

You can park overnight at Walmart, Sam’s Club, Costco, Home Depot, Camping World, and a few other big box stores. You can also park along...

Is Boondockers Welcome Illegal?

It depends. Medium to large sized cities have laws on the books that would make it illegal for people to park their RV, or camp...

What Stores Allow Overnight Parking?

Stores like Walmart, Sam’s Club, Costco, Home Depot, Cabela’s, Camping World, Cracker Barrel, Anytime Fitness, 24 Hour Fitness, typically allow overnight parking. But not always....

South Dakota Rest Area Rules

What are the full South Dakota rest area rules? Can you park overnight at South Dakota rest areas? How long can you stay at South...

California Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking permitted at a California Rest Area? How many hours can you stay at a California Rest Area? Is camping permitted at a...

Oregon Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking permitted at an Oregon Rest Area? How many hours can you stay at an Oregon Rest Area? Is camping permitted at an...

Washington State Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking permitted at a Washington State Rest Area? How many hours can you stay at a Washington State Rest Area? Is camping permitted...

Arizona Rest Area Rules

Can you park overnight at an Arizona Rest Area? How many hours can you stay at an Arizona Rest Area? Is camping permitted at an...

Nevada Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at Nevada Rest Areas? How many hours can you stay at a Nevada Rest Area? Is camping permitted at Nevada Rest...

Can You Sleep in Your Car at a Rest Area?

Yes, all states allow you to sleep in your car at a rest area. The question is for how long, and can you do so...

Utah Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking permitted at Utah Rest Areas? Can you sleep in your car at a Utah Rest Area? How many hours can you stay...

Wyoming Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at Wyoming Rest Areas? Can you sleep in your vehicle at a Wyoming Rest Area? How many hours can you stay...

Can You Stay Overnight in California Rest Areas?

Yes you can. The official rules in California state that you can stay for a maximum of eight (8) hours at a rest area. Thus,...

Colorado Rest Area Rules

Are you allowed to park overnight at Colorado Rest Areas? Is sleeping in your vehicle permitted at a Colorado Rest Area? How long can you...

New Mexico Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking permitted at New Mexico rest areas? Are you allowed to sleep in your vehicle at a New Mexico rest area? How many...

Texas Rest Area Rules

Does Texas allow you to park overnight at their rest areas? Is sleeping in your car permitted at Texas Rest Areas? How many hours can...

Montana Rest Area Rules

Does Montana allow you to stay overnight at their rest areas? How many hours can you stay at a Montana rest area? Is camping permitted...

North Dakota Rest Area Rules

Are you allowed to stay overnight at a North Dakota rest area? How long can you stay at a North Dakota rest area? Is camping...

Nebraska Rest Area Rules

Are you allowed to park overnight at a Nebraska rest area? How many hours are you permitted at a Nebraska rest area? Is camping allowed...

Kansas Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at Kansas rest areas? How long can you stay at a Kansas rest area? Is camping allowed at Kansas rest area?...

Map of Oklahoma Rest Areas

Map of Oklahoma Rest Areas, Picnic Areas, Roadside Tables, Concession Plazas, and Welcome Centers

Oklahoma Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at Oklahoma rest areas? How long can you stay at an Oklahoma rest area? Is camping permitted at Oklahoma rest areas?...

Minnesota Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking permitted at Minnesota rest areas? How long can you stay at a Minnesota rest area? Is camping permitted at Minnesota rest areas?...

Iowa Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at Iowa rest areas? How long can you stay at an Iowa rest area? Is camping permitted at Iowa rest areas?...

Missouri Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at Missouri rest areas? How long can you stay at a Missouri rest area? Is camping permitted at Missouri rest areas?...

Arkansas Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at Arkansas rest areas? How long can you stay at an Arkansas rest area? Is camping permitted at Arkansas rest areas?...

Louisiana Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at Louisiana rest areas? How long can you stay at a Louisiana rest area? Is camping permitted at Louisiana rest areas?...

Michigan Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at Michigan rest areas? How long can you stay at a Michigan rest area? Is camping permitted at Michigan rest areas?...

Illinois Rest Area Rules

The Illinois Department of Transportation adopted a series of rules concerning the use of its highway rest areas. These rules are found in the state’s...

How Long Can You Stay at a Rest Area?

How long you can stay at a rest area depends upon which state. A few states limit to just two to three hours, while others...

Wisconsin Rest Area Rules

How long can you stay at a rest area in Wisconsin? Is overnight parking allowed at Wisconsin rest areas? Can you sleep in your car...

Alaska Rest Area Rules

How long can you stay at an Alaska rest area? Can you park overnight at an Alaska rest area? Is camping allowed at rest areas...

Hawaii Rest Area Rules

Does Hawaii have rest areas? How long can you stay at a rest area in Hawaii? Can you sleep overnight at a Hawaii rest area?...

Indiana Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at Indiana rest areas? How long can you stay at a rest area in Indiana? Is sleeping in your vehicle permitted?...

Ohio Rest Area Rules

How long can you stay at an Ohio rest area? Is overnight parking allowed at rest areas in Ohio? Is camping permitted at Ohio rest...

Kentucky Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at rest areas in Kentucky? How long can you stay at a Kentucky rest area? Can you sleep in your vehicle...

Tennessee Rest Area Rules

How long can you stay at a rest area in Tennessee? Is overnight parking allowed at Tennessee rest areas? Is camping allowed? Can you sleep...

Mississippi Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at Mississippi rest areas? How long can you stay at a rest area in Mississippi? What about camping? Is sleeping in...

Alabama Rest Area Rules

Can you stay overnight at an Alabama Rest Area? How long can you stay at a rest area in Alabama? Is camping allowed? Can you...

Georgia Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at Georgia rest areas? How long can you stay at a Georgia rest area? Can you sleep in your car at...

Florida Rest Area Rules

How long can you stay at a Florida rest area? Is overnight parking allowed at rest areas in Florida? Can you sleep in your car...

South Carolina Rest Area Rules

How long can you stay at a South Carolina rest area? Is overnight parking allowed at rest areas in South Carolina? Can you sleep in...

North Carolina Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at rest areas in North Carolina? How long can you stay at North Carolina’s rest areas? Can you sleep in your...

Virginia Rest Area Rules

How long can you stay at a rest area in Virginia? Is overnight parking allowed at Virginia rest areas? Can you sleep in your car...

West Virginia Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at West Virginia rest areas? How long can you stay at rest areas in West Virginia? Can you sleep in your...

Maryland Rest Area Rules

How long can you stay at rest areas in Maryland? Is overnight parking allowed at Maryland rest areas? Can you sleep inside your car at...

Delaware Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at Delaware rest areas? How long can you stay at a rest area in Delaware? Can you sleep in your car?...

Pennsylvania Rest Area Rules

How long can you stay at a Pennsylvania rest area? Is overnight parking allowed at rest areas in Pennsylvania? Can you sleep in your car?...

South Dakota Rest Area Map

Map of all South Dakota DOT rest areas (updated March 1, 2021)…  For overnight parking information, including how many hours you are legally allowed...

California Rest Area Map

Map of all California rest areas and vista points based on information gathered from the California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) (updated March 2, 2021)… ...

New Jersey Rest Area Map

This is a map of all New Jersey rest areas, picnic areas, scenic overlooks, welcome centers, and service areas. Information was gathered from the New...

New Jersey Rest Area Rules

How long can you stay at a New Jersey rest area? Is overnight parking allowed at rest areas in New Jersey? Can you sleep in...

New York Rest Area Map

This map marks the locations of rest areas, parking areas, text spots, scenic overlooks, and service areas operated by the New York State Department of...

New York State Rest Area Rules

How long can you stay at a New York rest area? Is overnight parking allowed at a New York rest area? Can you sleep in...

Connecticut Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at Connecticut rest areas? How long can you stay at a Connecticut rest area? Can you sleep in your car? Is...

Rhode Island Rest Area Map

This is a map of all rest areas in Rhode Island. These are only rest areas, parking areas, and welcome centers operated by the Rhode...

Rhode Island Rest Area Rules

How long can you stay at a rest area in Rhode Island? Does Rhode Island allow overnight parking at its rest areas? Can you sleep...

Massachusetts Rest Area Rules

How long can you stay at a Massachusetts rest area? What are the full Massachusetts rest area rules? Is camping allowed? Is overnight parking allowed...

Vermont Rest Area Rules

The following list of Vermont rest area rules were researched from the State’s “Vermont Statutes Annotated”, “Vermont Administrative Code”, publications issued by the Vermont Department...

New Hampshire Rest Area Rules

The following list of rules for New Hampshire rest areas was researched from the New Hampshire Revised Statutes, New Hampshire Administrative Rules, publications issued by...

Maine Rest Area Rules

The following Maine rest area rules were researched from Maine’s Revised Statutes, the Maine Administrative Code, documents published by Maine Department of Transportation, and from...

Arizona Rest Area Map

This is a map of known Arizona Rest Areas, most of which are operated by the Arizona Department of Transportation, and a few operated by...

Alabama Rest Area Map

Presented below is a Alabama Rest Area Map created from data published by the Alabama Department of Transportation… View the full size map (click here)....

Georgia Rest Area Map

Presented below is a Georgia Rest Area Map created from data published by the Georgia Department of Transportation… For overnight parking information, please see, “Georgia...

Florida Rest Area Map

Presented below is a Florida Rest Area Map created from data published by the Florida Department of Transportation… For overnight parking information, please see, “Florida...

Texas Rest Area Map

Presented below is a Texas Rest Area Map created from data published by the Texas Department of Transportation… Click here to see the full size...

New Mexico Rest Area Map

Presented below is a New Mexico Rest Area Map created from data published by the New Mexico Department of Transportation… View the full size map...

Can You Park Overnight at Walmart?

Yes, you can park overnight at Walmart. Most Walmart stores allow RVs, van-dwellers, and car campers to sleep in their parking lot overnight. However, there...

Oregon Rest Area Map

Presented below is an Oregon Rest Area Map created from data published by the Oregon Department of Transportation… Click here to see the full size...

Is it Safe to Sleep in Your Car at Rest Stops?

You want to sleep in your car at a rest stop, but is it safe? After all, there are a lot of cars and trucks...

Which Cabela’s Allow Overnight Parking?

Which Cabela’s allow overnight parking? Nearly all of them do. We have not encountered one that did not. However, the cities they have locations in...

Which States Allow Overnight Parking in Rest Areas?

Most states allow overnight parking in rest areas. Only a minority of them do not. But even in states that prohibit overnight parking in rest...

Can You Run a Generator at a Rest Area?

None of the 50 states in the United States have laws or regulations on running a generator at a rest area. In fact, none of...

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