family dry camping

Helping Families Camp Off-Grid in a Micro Trailer

Experience family camping trips that include:

Dry Camping in a Micro Bunkhouse Trailer

Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails

And Maybe Even Some Local Craft Beer

If that sounds like fun, follow our journey and learn from our experiences.

We share micro bunkhouse trailer info, our favorite camping recipes, and campground reviews.

Micro Bunkhouse Trailer Info

jay feather micro vs wolf pup

Jay Feather Micro vs Wolf Pup Bunkhouse Trailers

Before we purchased our Jay Feather Micro 171BH, we were looking at lots of different bunkhouse trailers. The Wolf Pup was one that kept coming back up. So I wanted to go through and do a comparison of some of the pros and cons of each to give you an idea of why we ended…
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using the furrion 12 volt tv

Using the Furrion 12-volt TV

The 12-volt Furrion TV is battery-powered, ideal for dry camping, and powers the outdoor speakers. It’s handy but not very intuitive. Here are tips to make it less confusing.
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22 inch blackstone on the jayco jayport

Using a 22″ Blackstone on the Jayco JayPort

We love using our Blackstone at camp, and we use it for just about every single meal. We decided it’s about time that we upgrade from the 17 inch Blackstone to the 22 inch Blackstone, to make it a little bit easier to feed our family of four.
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Camping Recipes

off-grid camping coffee

The Best Off-Grid Camping Coffee

Since we primarily dry camp, we don’t want to rely on an electric coffee maker for our trailer. And we wanted something that tastes better than the percolator. So instead, this is the process we use to brew great tasting coffee while camping off-grid.
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Campground Reviews

Richardson Grove Campground Review

Richardson Grove is a beautiful campground. It has redwoods and the Eel river. For being such a large campground there aren’t too many trailer friendly sites, but we wouldn’t hesitate to come back. Campgrounds with both redwoods and a water feature are our favorite places to be.
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Burlington Campground Review

Burlington Campground is in a beautiful location surrounded by redwoods. We enjoyed our visit and found it very relaxing. There are, however, many sites that wouldn’t work for a trailer and most sites have little privacy.
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camping at Doran Beach

Doran Park Campground Review

Doran Park is a great place to camp. You’re surrounded by water so just about every site has good views. It’s dog-friendly, kid-friendly, and an overall relaxing place to camp.
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camping at Nevada Beach

Nevada Beach Campground Review

Nevada Beach is an amazing campground. Right at camp you have both Lake Tahoe and hiking trails. Plus, South Lake Tahoe is only minutes away. This is a great place to vacation, relax, and have fun.
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