Handbook: Full-time RVing
Living in an RV and traveling around the United States and Canada, even some of Mexico, can be one of the most beautiful ways to turn a life into a flower, always growing, seeing more, living well.
It’s a gorgeous thing to witness the big mountains, trees and open roads of the American West. To slumber into the history of everything east of the Mississippi. To find freedom on the road in a life lived more simply.
Here are our guides to living such a life.
Full-time RVing Articles
The Complete Guide to Choosing and Buying RVs for Full-Time Traveling
We cover every type of RV, including vans and travel trailers, and what they’re like to travel full-time in + how to look through one when you buy it and so very much more!
How Everything in an RV Works
From electrical wiring to dumping your sewage, the unabridged guide to everything RV.
How Much Does RV Camping Cost per Night?
Charts and statistics on every state in the United States. How much private and public campgrounds cost, as well as free camping, focus on RVs and vanlife.
How to Make a Living on the Road
A plethora of information from initial steps to actual positions that are traveling compliant to stories of people who are already doing it. We live and work on the road, so can you!
A Complete Guide to RV Camping in State Parks of the United States
Every state park in the fifty United States which offers camping suitable for RVs. Info on fees, hookups & more.
Discount Programs for Full-time RVers & Vandwellers
Covers the best clubs for saving money while RVing, especially if you full-time.
What to Expect from the Internet while Traveling: Updated 2022
We review several methods of connecting to the web, rate them, and discuss the pros and cons of each. From tethering your iPhone to coffee shops and more.
The Post Office, Mail and Bills
Various ways to receive mail as a full-time traveler with no fixed address, as well as tips on paying bills and how to digitize everything.
Showering & Bathrooms
Where to find hot, clean showers and how to relieve yourself for those travelers who have no built-in shower and bathroom.
Having Sex in RVs
The lost art of copulation while living in small spaces with children around. How can you have sex if you’re a full-time traveler with young kids around? Tie them up outside? Blindfolds and earplugs? Hmm…
Living in an Airstream
The tale of four different Airstreams and their occupants. Traveling the nation, living in style and making the most of life.
Eco-friendliness of living in an RV vs. a House
When you hear someone state “I live in a vehicle that gets 7mpg”, do questions of how environmentally friendly the full-time RVing lifestyle can be come to mind? There are a plethora of ways to travel this world. Vandwelling, RV living, hotels, backpacking. Some are easier on Mother Nature than others, but I want to […]
Is Full-time RVing Safe for Kids?
A look at the subject from all sides of reality.
Raising Newborns on the Road: Is it a Good Idea?
Hells yes it is. Here’s our ample years of proof and experience. With pictures.
Full-time Traveling & Vanlife with Newborns
Discussing harder than you think to find items on the road, what it’s like in general having a baby in tow in different camping situations, and plenty of great gear–from breast pumps to the best car seat ever.
Reusing Greywater in an RV
Using the water from your sinks and shower to flush your RV’s toilet.
Interviews with Full-time RVers
Mali Mish Airstream
An interview with a family of five who travels the United States in their Airstream travel trailer.
Chase and Mariajose: Tio Aventura
Mariajose and Chase live in a converted school bus and plan to travel the world.
Exploring the Local Life
Jessica and Robert, along with their two children, two cats and dog, travel the Southeastern US in their travel trailer as Robert works as an airline dispatcher.
RV Wanderlust: Raising Teens, Toddlers and Driving Around the World
A family with children of vastly differing ages, some already off to adulthood at this point, begins anew with a toddler while traveling the US in an RV and the world in a Jeep.
Small Room Collective: A Traveling Boutique Shop
A young couple living and working out of their mobile Airstream boutique / thrift store.
Drivin’ & Vibin’: Airstream Life with a Newborn
Kyle and Olivia Brady have been on the road out of a travel trailer since 2015. In 2019, they discovered they’d be having a baby. Did this change their minds about life on the road?
A couple’s attempts at traveling, sustainably. Can you live in a vehicle and still consider yourself eco?
Tiny House, Tiny Footprint
A couple meets online and ends up moving into, along with their dog, a small camper.
The Real Buslife of Cheshire
A Brit and an Australian were traveling by van when they decided to mix things up – with a skoolie! Check out their homesteading lifestyle in England out of their converted school bus.
More Articles About RVing
A Traveler’s Proposal
Advice, both abstract and concrete, on how to make your traveling dreams come true.
Buying a Property vs. Living in an RV: Things to consider
Perspectives on home ownership vs. living out of an RV.
RV Plumbing for Beginners: 3 Must-Have Tools For a Job Well-Done
Tips and tools to build, fix and maintain plumbing in an RV.
Boondocking Outside of Craters of the Moon National Monument
A couple explores free camping outside of Craters of the Moon National Monument in Idaho.
Nomad Life in an RV: How Full-time Travel Changed Our Lives
A millennial couple unhappy with a traditional life, yet not completely sold on traveling in an RV, discuss how their choice to live that way has affected their lives.
The Right Steps to Ship an RV
Information on shipping an RV to a new destination.
Best Wineries to Visit via RV
New York, California and more – a wine lovers guide to RV destinations.
Discover These RV-Friendly Golf Courses In North America For A Quick Family Tee Time
Golf courses with RV parks attached – a golf lover’s guide to RV destinations.
Why Travel Full-Time? To Spend More Time with Your Family, to Truly Live? One Family’s Journey into Nomadic Living
One family’s journey into living on the road, in a vintage coach bus.
How to Find the Perfect Home on Wheels
A brief look at all of the homes you can find on the road, from tiny houses to RVs and vans, and explanations of them all.
Every National Park Suitable for Vandwelling or RVing
Every national park in the United States that has a campground suitable for RVs, or at least vans. Filters for finding those with cell service, electric and more! Over 200 campgrounds!