1. Free and Inexpensive Overnight Camping
- Allstays.com – Campgrounds listed by state.
- Tennessee Valley Authority Undeveloped Recreation Lands – A good resource for the Eastern United States
- The Ultimate United States Public Campground Project – United States Public Campgrounds Project List and Point of Interest (POI) site.
- The Best RV Camping Sites and Locations Nationwide – A list of RV camping and campgrounds free and paid nationwide.
- Public Lands Information Center – Your one-stop source for recreation information.
- Gavin Seim, American Pictoralist – A travel map showing places traveled, photographed and the mostly free camping locations discovered in their journeys.
- USDA Forest Service – A guide to national forests camping and recreational services.
- FreeCampgrounds.com – Find a free campground for $10.00 or less!
- FreeCampsites.net – Find free camping near YOU!
- Casino Camper – Many casinos offer free camping (Player Club registration is usually required and often you get a coupon book for free meals and/or slot play.
- Vagabond E – He will give you the 411 on places to stay for extended time periods for free!
- Boondocking.org – A publicly available database of GPS coordinates for boondocking (free camping).
- Casino Camper – RV friendly casino camping locations by state.
- USCAmpgrounds.info – A comprehensive guide to Federal, State, Provencial, and Local campgrounds.
- La Posa LTVA (Long Term Visitor Area) – BLM land. $140.00 for up to 7 months.
- BLM Lands – Camping sites available by state; click on map for desired area.
- United States National Forest Campground Guide – A compilation National Forest camping options.
- Arizona Trust Lands – Arizona trust lands available for camping for a small permit fee.
- No Overnight Parking Wal*Mart – A listing of Wal*Mart locations by state where overnight parking is not allowed.
- Campgrounds of the USA – A listing of specific free camping locations in the United States.
2. RV Dump Stations
- rvdumps.com – A listing of RV dump stations state-by-state.
- RV Dump Stations – A list of RV dump stations for the United States and Canada
- sanidumps.com – “When RV”s have to go!”
3. Food Preparation in an RV!
- Easy RV Cooking – Great tips from Better Homes & Gardens!
- Camp and RV Cook – Janet Groene features a Campground Potluck “Recipe of the Week.”
- RV Recipes – A collection of recipes to sample while you’re “on the road.”
- How to Make Smoothies While RV-ing – A YouTube video showing the benefits of an immersion blender.
- RV Cooking Ideas – Rick and Joanne show you delicious recipes on the Pinterest page.
4. RV Repair Centers
- RV Service Reviews – Customer reviews of RV repair services state-by state.
5. POI (Points of Information) Downloads For GPS Users
- Map Overlays – Traveling and need to find the nearest Sam’s Club or a good state park? Look no further!
- POI Factory – GPS get together to share locations.
6. Recommended RV Solar Installers
- AM Solar – RV Solar installers since 1987 and located in Springfield, Oregon.
- D & R Family RV – Ron’s been at it for “quite a while” in Glendale, Arizona and is quite knowledgeable.
- Solar Mike, The Sun Works – Winter works in Slab City, located in Imperial County, in South Eastern California, near Niland.
7. Cell Reception and WiFi Coverage
- CellRecption.com – Check your cell reception coverage for an area by city/state and/or zipcode.
- McDonald’s WiFi – Now have your Big Mac with free WiFi at 11,500 participating restaurants!
- WiFi Free Spot – Find free Wi-Fi coverage anywhere in the world.
8. Incident Information (Current wildfires, etc…)
- Incident Information System (INCI Web) – Up to date information regarding natural disasters such as wildfires, etc…
- U.S. Wildfires – Google map of U.S. wildfires during the current fire season.
- National Weather Service – Severe weather warnings for the entire United States.
- Interactive Maps – Karen from Rolling in a RV – Wheelchair Traveling has put together an amazing state by state collection of Google Maps. These maps focus on attractions that are free or cost under $10.00. She also includes campgrounds that are near the attractions.
10. RV Clubs and Organizations
- Especially for Solo RV Travelers
- Loners on Wheels (LOW) – “Where Singles Mingle.” Serving single campers and travelers since 1969.
- RVing Women – Recreation, Information, Networking, and support for women RV’ers.
- Family Motorcoach Association Singles International (FMCA-SI) – A chapter of the the FMCA
- Especially for Travelers with Disabilities
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