Date Place Comment
Greenbelt Metro Station

This and three other Metro stations have designated large vehicle/RV spots. We stayed at Greenbelt and Shady Grove. Weekday have overnight and 12hr limitations (see attached photo of signage). Weekends are wide open - early Sat thru late Sun are free and no worries.

Well lit lots, away from the station and no foot traffic.

Train into DC is easy and so worth not parking closer to DC.

Wheeling Island Casino

We drove past Lot H to an empty paved lot at the islands point. Parked next to the Ohio River overlooking downtown Wheeling. Super quiet spot, one car passed by all night.

Lincoln Jamboree

We stopped here overnight waiting to see the Lincoln Memorial in the morning. The restaurant closed at 3:00 pm weekdays (see photo for full hours) so we parked in the parking lot and we’re gone in the morning before they opened. There is a full RV dump station on site likely not public but it will do in a pinch.

Shopping Center Delivery Truck Parking

Overnighted on the side road that delivery truck take to get behind the shopping center. Plenty of room for 6-8 simi trucks. Our 37’ A-class fit nicely under a tree.

Parking is out of sight and far away from businesses so not likely to draw attention. Easy walk to Publix, Pet Smart and other businesses.

Next to a large tree covered dirt lot, great for dogs and a nice view.

We overnighted, some trucks and cars pass by but mostly quite. Solid spot.

Parrish park

Great, great, great. Views, waterfront, palm trees, people enjoying them all. A couple of loud cars before bed, no problems. Police drove through with spotlight looking for partiers, no worries. 3 days, two night, excellent.

Cracker Barrel

Yes, designated RV parking on a slope. We parked below nearer the freeway. Running the Honda was fine, with freeway noise couldn’t bother others. Spots way in the back of the parking lot which was huge so not taking any from customers. Stayed two nights, no issues, well lit, felt safe.

Did a little trash cleanup to do our part and thanked mgt after eating at Cracker Barrel the first night. Make sure to stop by Fiesta Cancun restaurant across the street, every inch is a color and art explosion, and food was worthy.

Miami North Beach P107

Parked here in a 37’ RV. Was only one spot next to the fence on the left that could accommodate this size. Great lot for overnight. There were a few people living in there cars here. They said they’ve been here for months so overnight is no worries. Clean, quiet lot.

Walking distance to beautiful beach and North Beach Oceanside Park. At night we rode bikes to local music and food, fun!

IHOP extended lot

Couple of simi trucks lined up in the evening after IHOP closed. Parked on the far side so couldn’t be seen from the street.

Close to houses so not a great place to run your generator. I hear locals call the police on boondockers so be stealthy. And people walk by at night heading to the businesses next door.

We’re in a 37’ A-class toyhauler with back towards the street. Slider kept in. No knock.

Public Parking

$20 for 24hr in Miami Beach. Weekends the lot is empty. Perfect for one space sized vehicles.

Parking Lot - Weekend Overnight

$20 for 24hr in Miami Beach. Weekends the lot is empty. Weekdays spaces are reserved 5 am - 7 pm. Perfect for one space sized vehicles.

We fit our 37’ RV in space 47 which didn’t block other spaces. Had to come in through the exit as the turns in the lot were too tight and overhung with palm branches. Lucky to make this work as big RV parking on the island is almost nonexistent.

Rode bikes to the beach, boardwalk and Ocean Blvd sights.

Lake Monroe Park

RV and tent camping available. Power and water at sites, dump station hear entry kiosk. $15 per night is reported on website. You must buy camp space before Friday close or you cannot stay over the weekend.

We arrived on a Sunday nobody available for check-in and you cannot pay staff on Monday. We were able to fill up water and dump for free.

The nearby park but lines and roads look like there’s plenty of Boondocking sites.

Sand Lot by the Winery

Huge sand lot, signs say ‘Winery Parking Only’ but on a Tuesday there were no vehicles in this overflow. Winery hours are 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, maybe avoid when open.

No knock, nice and quiet. Police station next door.

We easily rode bikes to the Colonial Quarter, amazing place.

Nice parking in a pinch though weekends and high season may be problem?

Under the Bridge

This place is great, water on both sides, amazing views and sunset. Good breeze and can hardly hear the bridge which is huge and hundred feet above.

Worth a day or many!

Patriots Point Athletic Complex

The best parking lot boondocking we’ve experienced! Three nights over the Christmas weekend. Very quiet, walking to the USS Yorktown aircraft carrier & cold war sub memorials. Easy 10 minute drive or Uber into the historic district of Charleston.

Police drive-by at night to patrol but no knock, just a wave.

Lot behind Hardee’s

Unmarked lot behind Hardee’s has 3 unhooked simi-trailers and plenty of extra space. Area surrounded by travel exit businesses (hotels, fast food, etc) so another RV is of no concern and running generator was fine. Some road noise and cars cutting through lot during the night.

Felt safe, extremely well lit, solid stop for one or more nights.

We originally parked at Cracker Barrel down the street but multiple RV there and we wanted to run generator late due to freezing temperatures. Had dinner there then moved to Hardee’s lot, opened slider, fired generator, out :)

Hickory Knob State Park

Amazing state park. Here in Dec and we’re the only ones camping by the lake. The main registration office handles campground, cabins, convention center. Super nice staff. $23 electric and water with dump near by. Huge facility including a golf course.

Unofficial truck parking

Parking lot in random neighborhood. Had 6 truck and plenty of room for our 36’ class A. Next to solo gas station, Westside Tavern and The Milestone music venue.

A few random people walked by going to the gas station but no knock and no one got near the RV.

Cabelas, Fort Mill

Another great Cabela’s for two night. Directly across from Carowinds amusement park which was super fun for WinterFest!

Craven Street Bridge Boat Launch

A nice boat launch park with long spaces designated for vehicles with trailers. There are posted signs about only using area if actively boating.

We parked overnight in a 37’ class A without trailer (no knock). I’d guess anytime after dark/before sunrise would not affect those trying to boat.

There is another boondocking site down the street on iOverlander if needed.

Worth noting will driving over from HWY 240 E Google took me onto Craven Connector Street and the turn was very hard, many point turn while blocking traffic, avoid if over 20’.

Lowe’s Parking Lot

Came in late after closing, left by about 9:00 am. Parked 37’ A-class by the large Penske rental truck outside of garden center. No knock, very quiet.

Sayre City Park Oklahoma

Great stop, easy $12 cash self pay. Really nice park, quiet, safe, chill.

Deer Farm roadside

Across the street from Deer Farm Road next to huge pine tree. Very quiet, few cars pass by. Beautiful view next to a open field. Flat, hard-packed gravel.

Room for one large RV or 5th wheel. Other spots nearby may work. Be sure not to block nearby gate.

We’re going to visit the Deer Farm in the am to support the local business.

Public parking lot

Pulled in on a Saturday night while fairly packed. There are 4 long spaces in the West corner. We parked overnight without issue. Lot was empty in the am. Solid overnight spot!


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