Year: 2018

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Camping With Your Dog – What Should You Bring?

Camping with Your Dog If you are like us, then you can’t imagine going on a camping trip without bringing your furry friend. If you are human, like us, then you have also forgotten to bring something with you on a trip. Today I am going to try to help make camping with your dog […]

The Best Solar Panel For Your RV on a Budget

This past April, we took a weekend camping trip to Ottawa Lake Campground  near Eagle, Wisconsin. It was kind of a last minute idea to go,  and the only sites available did not have electrical hookups.  I had just upgraded our camper to a two battery system, and we were only staying for two nights, […]

Palisades State Park Camping (South Dakota)

Palisades State Park After our stay at Badlands National Park this past June, we headed East to Palisades State Park in South Dakota.  A few days beforehand, I looked into places to stay for this night.  We knew of a few places that we could stay for free, like the Cabella’s in Mitchel, SD.  The […]

Governor Dodge State Park Camping With Dogs (WI)

Governor Dodge State Park Having two dogs means that we are always making our plans with them in mind.  When we found beautiful Governor Dodge State Park within 100 miles of our house, that is known for being dog friendly and having beautiful scenery, we had to check it out. Location Governor Dodge State Park […]