During our 9-month RV trip with our 3 children, we did a lot of dry camping—one of the many ways we were able to afford the trip.
We also stayed at some state and national parks, and we chose some private campgrounds as well. Here are our favourite campgrounds from our adventure, in no particular order.
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Our time in California was mostly good. We did encounter a few rude people, but I’m over it now. There’s always a jerk everywhere, but for the most part we had a good time. I especially enjoyed our time on the coast, and it makes me a little sad that we’ve decided to go inland. More on that later.
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To get the kids excited about this trip, we told them about some of the fun things we’d be doing, like visiting Six Flags Great Adventure, home to the (at the time) tallest roller coaster in the world.
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We found plenty of free things to do in San Diego and surrounding areas, which means we had a little money in the budget for a treat dinner. So, while Dan went to meet his idol, I took the kids to dinner.
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We’re really enjoying it here at Sweetwater Summit Regional Park, and want to stay an extra night. So I call the gate and ask if there are any sites available. The ranger says there is one left, but I’ll have to come to the gate to register for it, because there are too many cars coming in and he can’t be on the phone. I say OK.
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Anyone’s who’s known me for any length of time knows that the ocean is my happy place.
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The library is small, but lively. It’s as much a community center as a library, offering free snacks to children every afternoon, and offering adult coloring meetups every week.
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The Salton Sea is a very unique place, and to me, it was worth visiting. While some will warn you away from coming here for this exact reason, I was fascinated with this “sand,” which isn’t sand at all.
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Free RV Parking in Southern California isn’t easy to find, but we did find free RV parking in Joshua Tree National Park.
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