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Camping Blog

This camping blog combines all our best camping resources in one place. We provide tips and guides for finding campsites, choosing the best gear for you, and camping like a seasoned pro.

Camping is ultimately the thing that gave life to Two Roaming Souls. With limited funds and an unlimited desire to explore, camping was our affordable ticket to see the world.  Our obsession with camping is what led us to choose Vanlife.

Where to Find Free Camping:

There are actually a few different types of camping. Of course, there are paid campgrounds and RV parks, but primarily out west there are a few unique options for free camping. Which can be referred to as primitive camping, boondocking, wild camping, etc.

This is our favorite kind of camping!

These types of free camping options tend to be on public land. Also, commonly known as BLM (Bureau of Land Management) and USFS (United States Forest Service). Here are some helpful resources for finding free camping.

Our Camping Gear Suggestions:

Having the right gear for a camping trip can honestly make or break a trip. There are a handful of great sites to buy quality camping gear. Or if you are on a tight budget, consider buying used gear.

Our Favorite Camping Locations:

Jake and I have traveled all around the western states and have honestly found some absolute gem campsites.

Road Trip Camping Itineraries:

Camping road trips are one the main way that Jake and I travel affordably to so many beautiful places. Check out our favorites road trips guides to explore many States, National Parks, and more.

Car Camping Tips:

Car Camping has increased in popularity over the years. Many people have ditched their tents in favor of creative ways to sleep in their car. Camping out of trucks, minivans, SUVs, and even sedans are an affordable way to get into #vanlife.

But sleeping in your car comes with some of it’s own challenges: unlevel sleep platforms, ventilation issues, lack of storage.

This camping blog, has our best guides and helpful tips for mastering sleeping in your car. We can help you design that perfect car camping rig.

Camping Tips:

Sleeping in a tent is as old as time, but definitely comes with its own challenges. So in this camping blog, we have some helpful guides for getting a good night’s rest, keeping bugs away, and how to have fun, etc.