How To Get Privacy at RV Parks and Campgrounds
You CAN have it both ways! Sometimes.
RV ownership has skyrocketed over the past few years. One of the biggest contributors is the influx of younger people who enjoy a life of rootless existence on the road. Nomadic living is incredibly appealing to us.
Young people seek community as much as anyone else does, but our idea of community differs from previous generations. This video is an exaggerated but excellent example of generational differences in social interactions.
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The truth is that older people also crave privacy and separateness. So, regardless of age, how do we balance a craving for connection with a need for personal space?
How To Find Campgrounds and RV Parks That Aren't Overcrowded
Some RVers across North America are giving up their lifestyle. They say they’ve lost the ability to enjoy their favorite places. There are just too many people competing with them for their hidden gems. That competition has also driven the prices up.
Their complaints are true, but I’ve spent most of my time at empty campgrounds. I’m often the only person there or one of three. How do I do this?
1. I avoid the busy seasons.
Every location has a busy season, usually following local events or the weather. For example, summer is the least likely time of year for Arizonans to head south to Rocky Point. The heat and the humidity are more than most people want to deal with, especially in an RV.
That meant I had the place to myself when I arrived last year. I enjoyed the same peace in the fall in Baja Norte, which tends to attract more visitors in the summer.
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