BEST Van Life Camping: $25 DOLLARS a MONTH RENT While Living in a Van

BEST Van Life Camping: $25 DOLLARS a MONTH RENT While Living in a Van

Live REALLY CHEAP by staying in a LTVA with cheap rent!
A multi month permit is good at any BLM LTVA for 7 MONTHS (Oct-April in Quartzsite) is ONLY $180, which breaks down to just $25.71 PER MONTH!
You can stay or move between LTVA’s as you wish with this pass. You can work, build up your savings and then go travel the rest of the year! The BLM has LTVA’s – Long Term Visitor Areas that are a major destination for RV camping. These camping areas hold thousands of RVs each year, the most popular are near Quartzsite, and Yuma Arizona. The cost for these LTVA’s is based on length of stay requested. We are living in a low wage-high rent nation! However, you can still live your best life by living in your vehicle!


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  1. A.P.H. on May 28, 2023 at 2:05 pm

    How do you keep your camp if you have to move your RV to either go to town or to the dump? I’m afraid I’ll come back and find it taken.

  2. SandySqirrel on May 28, 2023 at 2:06 pm

    What if I have a composting toilet, do I still have to park close to a bathroom?

  3. Leeann Rodriguez on May 28, 2023 at 2:06 pm

    Hi Bob, I would love to do this but at the moment I have 4 people in my home that could not live this way when I am able to live alone I will be there. I am looking forward to retirement and Arizona is were I want to move to. I look forward to meeting you. I will be 54 in march. Retirement is taking to long LOL. Please keep doing what you are doing. You have giving me lots of info to think about when I retire. Take care and God Bless. Say hi to Dee for me. My name is Leeann but I go by Lee. Thanks again..

  4. Sherry Duncan on May 28, 2023 at 2:06 pm

    How is the internet services out in those parks? Towers available?

  5. Brittney Rice on May 28, 2023 at 2:07 pm

    I would love this! I work remotely, how is the signal out there? Thank you for sharing these kinds of options. I had never heard of LTVA before. I dug myself into a pretty decent debt hole in my 20s so this has the potential of helping me get out of that pitfall.

  6. Ginger C on May 28, 2023 at 2:08 pm

    Thank you Bob! I have a question. If you leave to go get supplies how do you keep your spot??

  7. Lori Duga on May 28, 2023 at 2:09 pm

    I’m curious what people do for health insurance. Tha would be my largest concern.

  8. Amanda on May 28, 2023 at 2:09 pm

    What about a portable toilet? Is that ok ?

  9. Constance Faulkner on May 28, 2023 at 2:12 pm

    This is definitely something I am interested in – once I get a van

  10. Julia Dawnyel on May 28, 2023 at 2:12 pm

    Hate the desert any forest or water areas

  11. Greg Pearson on May 28, 2023 at 2:13 pm

    From a frozen Alaskan. Thank you very much for what you do. I’m so looking forward to living this lifestyle.

  12. Authentically Odd on May 28, 2023 at 2:14 pm

    Guess where me and my guy are spending next winter? This is AWESOME!!

  13. Sarah Smile on May 28, 2023 at 2:14 pm

    Thank you! I love this show and I will retire soon!!!

  14. AngelMae J2H&H on May 28, 2023 at 2:14 pm

    This is amazing! Just what I’ve been looking for as an option. Thank you Bob for making this video❤

  15. Business on May 28, 2023 at 2:16 pm

    can you renew every 7 months or do you have to leave for an extended amount of time.

  16. S D on May 28, 2023 at 2:17 pm

    You do such a great service and that is very cheap.. 7 months wow ❤

  17. Alice Fly on May 28, 2023 at 2:18 pm

    Sounds good!

  18. Ikiru on May 28, 2023 at 2:20 pm

    Looks kinda desolate for a guy who has lived around the Great Lakes all his life. That’s a sort of personal preference (not a criticism.)

  19. Kjell Lie on May 28, 2023 at 2:20 pm

    Thank’s for this!

  20. Rose Dzindolet-Faith on May 28, 2023 at 2:21 pm

    I could Absolutely afford to do this and would LOVE to

  21. Curt Myers on May 28, 2023 at 2:25 pm

    Great information. I like to boondock but am thinking of coming to Quartzsite the winter of 2024 when I plan on officially retiring. I’m sure I can’t just sit around all day so finding a part time job maybe on the list. I’m self contained but was wondering if anyone can put me in the right direction on what solar power to go with. My camper has a small solar panel that’s supposed to keep the battery charged to run my refrigerator but to run anything else I have to use the generator. Suggestions?

  22. Deidra 4 Truth on May 28, 2023 at 2:27 pm


  23. Rose Dzindolet-Faith on May 28, 2023 at 2:29 pm

    Are there any of these camp/Boondocking places around Phoenix?

  24. cchoi108 on May 28, 2023 at 2:30 pm

    That is incredible I had no idea. Omg. I have friends who live in Yuma. Good to know about the 500 ft rule. Yes I would totally do that.

  25. Ivan Matos on May 28, 2023 at 2:33 pm

    just asking there’s something like that in Florida please let me know

  26. J K on May 28, 2023 at 2:35 pm

    The sign says you need a permanent 10 gallon holding tank. Do most vans have that? I know my campervan doesn’t.

  27. Life Simply with Christy on May 28, 2023 at 2:36 pm

    I want to spend my winters here!

  28. Isaiah Flores on May 28, 2023 at 2:36 pm

    This gotta be one of my favorite channels on YouTube!!!! As a veteran sometimes getting away from everything feels just right. I’m still undecided about making the move..I hope one day soon- I make the move! Thank you for the information.

  29. CJAM on May 28, 2023 at 2:37 pm

    beautiful ? …lol , but cheap yes, you get what you pay for. cheers.

  30. Francisco Pinedo on May 28, 2023 at 2:40 pm

    I’m intrested in those places what’s the name the one in yuma

  31. Tiebreaker Tigerman on May 28, 2023 at 2:42 pm

    I would love to live this way but have obstacles

  32. Cam F on May 28, 2023 at 2:45 pm

    I wish there were LTVA’s in Colorado

  33. AlphaLady777 on May 28, 2023 at 2:47 pm

    For $10, get an America the Beautiful federal pass for most all federal lands. Must be disabled. Passes for elderly, veterans, families, etc.

  34. Mrs. Onyango on May 28, 2023 at 2:47 pm

    Many banks require a physical address, how do I manage that?

  35. Jim 6100 A. in Phoenix on May 28, 2023 at 2:48 pm

    The LTVA locations around Quartzite are great. I haven’t gone to the others. These are good options for RV’ers, in the 5-6 cooler months in NA …I cannot imagine staying there in the summer without an AC although I do know many make it work for themselves.

    I am not a full-timer by choice but when I do camp, I really prefer dry camping and do love Quartzite.

    Great episode.

  36. Jamal McGrath on May 28, 2023 at 2:48 pm

    What about a couple months ?

  37. kevin reist on May 28, 2023 at 2:49 pm

    I actually prefer full hook up sites in my class C. Electric, water and sewer make a huge difference in how comfortable it can be to live in a motor home. If you want to stay some place real cheap, most casinos offer free overnight parking. And they also have on site restaurants, bars and other amenities. Some people with Planet fitness memberships have found that you can overnight camp in their parking lot for free, plus get in a free workout and shower because they have a membership. There are lots of options. Thanks for pointing out this one.

  38. Divine Karma on May 28, 2023 at 2:51 pm

    this changes everything

  39. TheresaHoopDancer on May 28, 2023 at 2:52 pm

    Do they have high speed internet? I am guessing no but that would be awesome if they did..I work remotely online with a headset etc

  40. Mark Nimiroski on May 28, 2023 at 2:52 pm

    Great video! I had no idea and this helps me with information about more options because I’d prefer a safe legal open place to camp.

  41. S D on May 28, 2023 at 2:53 pm

    If i ever get to this point as i am retired. Yes i would do it ..

  42. Margaret Spurling on May 28, 2023 at 2:53 pm

    Is there any water ways , lakes, rivers nearby? Are there any Churches near?

  43. Iggnant1 on May 28, 2023 at 2:54 pm

    Bob helped me leave Minnesota. It is scary packing n leaving. I packed way too much stuff. I left at the end of November on my way to Quartzsite. I stayed at a New Mexico Campground boondocking and my Chinese heater quit working so I got a camp spot with electricity and water. You can’t beat this. Less than 150 bucks a month. Picnic table, covered, water, trash, showers, but everything has limits.

  44. Black Iron king on May 28, 2023 at 2:56 pm

    Excellent video

  45. Chris Parrish on May 28, 2023 at 2:57 pm

    Inspiring thanks

  46. The Mystery Nomad on May 28, 2023 at 2:57 pm

    What kind of work is there for a 61 year old female who has worked in a bait and tackle shop for last 8 years??

  47. DAYYDAYY on May 28, 2023 at 2:58 pm

    what if we dont want to be in the desert??

  48. Ell Pat on May 28, 2023 at 2:59 pm

    We’re new to this. We have a class A. Don’t know if I missed what you said.. how would we replenish our water ?

  49. Mf Yu on May 28, 2023 at 2:59 pm

    I want it but I live in a van and work in a bay area

  50. Karen Hellier on May 28, 2023 at 3:01 pm

    Yep, I would love to live there for $25 a month. Thanks for explaining about the self contained vehicles and the options for mini vans also.

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