Easy ways to conserve water when not hooked up

Water conservation is one of the most limiting factors on the number of days you can boondock or camp without a water supply. When you run out of water it’s time to pack up and head for a water refill station, something boondockers avoid whenever possible.  In this short video RVtravel.com editor, Chuck Woodbury shows you a simple way to... Read More

Ever tried a “Navy” shower? Here’s how it’s done

Ever used a gallon of water to shower? Ever thought it was possible? It is! And no, we are not talking about some tiny bathtub in your RV. This technique will help. In our boondocking (dry camping) seminars, we talk about how to conserve fresh-water usage plus decrease the amount of water going into your gray tank. It fills two... Read More

Is having a washer/dryer worth the extra water and weight?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris New RVers contemplating purchasing their first rig often ask how important it is to have a washer/dryer in the rig. Wow, there’s a loaded question if ever there was one. If you opened this one to reader commentary, the answers would likely make your head spin. Consider us agitators, but we tend to buck... Read More

Travel with an empty fresh water tank? Maybe not a good idea

Do always travel between campgrounds with an empty fresh water tank to cut down on weight and improve fuel mileage? That may not be the best idea. RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury explains why you should always carry at least some water in your RV’s fresh water tank even when you will be fully hooked up at a campground. And don’t... Read More