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FREE CAMPSITE ON THE BEACH! – Magnolia Beach, Port Lavaca, TX

Our destination for Thanksgiving last year was none other than the famous Magnolia Beach in Texas. We had never camped right on the beach before, so we were very excited to check this free campsite out! Location The GPS coordinates for the exact spot that we stayed are 28°33’35.2″N 96°32’14.0″W .   Click here to […]

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CHEAP CAMPSITE NEAR LAKE HAVASU! AZ State Trust Land – Parker Strip

After our stay at Buckskin Mountain State Park, we had six days before our reservation at Lake Havasu State Park. A few days back, we had driven by an area that had several RVs parked in it. We figured it was BLM land, and planned on checking it out. When we pulled in, we saw […]

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FREE CAMPSITE! BLM Land – Lake Havasu, AZ

After our stay at Cattail Cove State Park, we had a one day gap before our reservation at River Island State Park. We didn’t want to drive far or pay much to stay one night in the Lake Havasu area, and the free campsite we found ended up being perfect for what we needed. Location […]

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FREE CAMPSITE! Saddle Mountain BLM – Tonopah, AZ

After we left Tucson, our next destination was the Palm Springs KOA. We had 3 days to get there, so we decided to try and find a couple of free places to stay along the way. After a little searching, we found a free BLM camping area just south of the town of Tonopah, AZ. […]

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FREE CAMPSITE! Pecos River Picnic Area – Comstock, TX

Our first ever free campsite was amazing! We decided to do some night driving that day, and we rolled up to the picnic area on the Pecos River around 11:30 p.m. It was dark and we couldn’t see much, so we were very pleasantly surprised in the morning when we opened the door to this […]

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FREE CAMPSITE! Colorado River BLM – Ehrenberg, AZ

As we have been making our way West throughout this adventure, we decided to spend one more night in Arizona, before crossing into California. We found a free campsite on the Colorado River that is owned by the BLM, and dispersed camping is allowed. Location The GPS coordinates for the exact spot that we stayed […]

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Choke Canyon State Park Campground – Three Rivers, TX

Choke Canyon State Park Choke Canyon State Park was the first state park that we have camped at in Texas. We were not disappointed! From the beautiful lake view campsite, to the large amount of wildlife that we encountered, we enjoyed all aspects of this state park. Location Located 80 miles South of San Antonio, […]

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We Moved Out of Our House to Live in an RV! – First Week on the Road

Our Story Why we want to live in an RV Hello! For those of you who don’t know us, we are Kyle, Julia, and Ellie Ganze.  We also have two large dogs, Radar and Lily, and a crazy cat named Henry. We currently own a house in Belvidere, IL.  Julia has lived in northern Illinois […]

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10 Gift Ideas for a Toddler Living in an RV

10 Gift Ideas for a Toddler Living in an RV We took off on our full time journey just one week after Ellie’s second birthday. Coming up with gift ideas for a toddler living in an RV was tough! We knew we didn’t have a lot of space, but we also knew that she needed […]

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Safely Storing Important Documents in your RV – Fireproof Security Bag

Storing Important Documents in your RV   While moving our belongings into our RV this past week, I was trying to decide the best way to store some important documents that we will need to have with us while on the road. I wanted to purchase a fireproof safe, like this one,  but we simply […]

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