We first published this post on February 6, 2014, and then updated it in July 2017. As things have evolved and new apps were developed, we decided that it was time to refresh.
This update includes most of the apps we rely on when traveling and for trip planning. Since we have iOS devices, these a...
Our Travel Preferences
We generally like to travel without reservations and prefer public camping opportunities over commercial RV parks. Occasionally we make exceptions — however, not often. We're okay with dry-camping & boondocking, but sometimes hookups are nice. We also enjoy the unique overnight stops that Harvest Hosts and Boondockers Welcome have to offer. These preferences are the foundation for our "Overall Experience" ratings. A "yellow smiley face" doesn't necessarily mean that there's a pool or jacuzzi or whatever, but rather a stopover that we thoroughly enjoyed. While a "yellow neutral face" isn't a bad thing, we didn't get as excited about the campground as others. We think a "yellow frowny face" speaks for itself.
Be a Good Steward of our Public Lands
Public Lands Etiquette
Leave No Trace - The 7 Principles