Should We Stay Or Should We Go?

Today’s blog is about overnight parking at Wal-Mart.  I know many RVers who do this and if they feel safe, by all means, go for it!  Sometimes, you do what you gotta do!

I have gone to my favorite YouTubers – Long Long Honeymoon – for this information and as always, they do a fantastic job.

Without further ado…take it away Sean & Kristy!

Tip #1

You Can’t Always Park Where You Want

Some Wal-Marts do not allow overnight parking.  Areas such as the north east, CA, some places in Flagstaff, AZ.


Tip #2

When in Doubt – Call

Call ahead and ask the local store’s policy.


Tip #3

If a Town Doesn’t Welcome RVs, Move Along to One that Does

If you stop somewhere for the night, be appreciative and spend some money and be respectful.


Tip #4

In a Parking Lot…Far, Far, Away

Park away from the big rigs and the front door.


Tip #5

Best Practice: Arrive Late, Depart Early

Avoid the traffic and stay out of the way.


Tip #6

Personally, They Never Unhitch at the Store

Only in an emergency!


Tip #7

Moderation in All Things – Including Slide Outs

Use discretion, don’t impede the flow of traffic.


Tip #8

Can I Run My Generator – Yes…IF…

If your generator is an inverter generator.


Wal-Mart parking lots are private.

Leave no trace!

Use the Scout law – Leave it better than you found it!

There are other options…

Wal-Mart in genreal tends to be the safest. Plus most of them have free WiFi.

Be safe. Be smart.

Thank you LoLoHo!  Great video as always!

You can view the full video below –

Safe travels,




















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