If you are planning a road trip and looking for suggestions on a campsite or places of interest to stop at along the route, our Google map may assist you. Whether you are looking for a place to stay for the night or two while traveling or a campsite for a week, this map has you covered with possible suggestions.
Click on the map below. There are ten layers on the map – layers can be turned on separately or multiple layers can be turned on at the same time. The first layer flags are colored Yellow, which is currently active.
Note: If you do not see the Yellow flags you did not do anything wrong. Just means the Webmaster is in the site and adding more flags to the maps. Do not let that stop you from viewing the map. Depending upon your Internet speed, the load time for the map may take as long as 10 seconds.
Selecting the box at the top left of the map, labeled MASTER, will provide access to turning on or off the various layers. Selecting the square box at the top right of the map along with the wheel on your mouse will enlarge the map.
There are ten (10) layers that contains nineteen (19) varies items that may be of interest to truck campers and others while planning a road trip. The map is “a work in progress” and mostly based upon the recommendations of fellow truck campers. Updating the map, as well as other pages on the site, occurs when internet service and time is available while we are on the road.
The YELLOW flags – are a list of camping sites that are either Free (free is always a good thing) or are less than $40 per night – they include Boondocking sites (ex. city, county parks), BLM sites, National Forests, National Parks, Corp of Engineers and some recommended state parks. As of today, this layer totals over 2570 sites.
Also, the GREEN flags – is the start of a list of camping sites in Canada. This list is currently “a work in progress” when time and Internet is available.
Also, the BLUE flags – is a list of Visitor Centers and District Offices were camping information such as maps, restrictions, etc. can be obtain. This list is currently also “a work in progress”.
NEW –Purple flags for Faithful Parking – connects tired RVers looking for a place to rest overnight and faith-based groups with quiet empty parking lots. Travelers get a good night of sleep and the host receives a small donation. Reservation and more information can be found on faithfulparking.com.
A partial list of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations where other truck campers have reported spending a night while passing through the area. This list is currently “a work in progress”.
3rd Layer –
A list of Casinos that allow free overnight stays. Casinos that have adjacent RV parks are included. Please note – many casinos request that truck campers check-in with security to be directed to the proper RV parking area. As of today, this layer totals over 296 locations.
The BLACK flags – locations/items that you may want to consider adding to your Bucket List or is Worth A Visit such as Nature’s Wonders (waterfalls, caves, unusually sights, etc.) tour at manufacturer’s faculties and some museums that may be of interest to visit. Some of the tours are free and others cost. As of today, this layer totals over 1715 locations.
Also, TAN flags – are a participial list of interesting sites found along Route 66. This list is currently also “a work in progress”.
Also, RED flags – are a participial list of Hot Springs. Note – some hot springs do not allow bathing suits.
Also, BLUE flags – a partial list of Restaurants. Also see layer 10 for more restaurants.
5th Layer –
The BLACK flags – a layer of RV parks with 3 or less star rating (out a possible high of 5 stars) by other truck campers and RV campers. The source for the rating is in the note for each site. Enough said about this list. As of today, this layer totals of 33 locations.
The RED flags-are for RV parks that have been recommended by other truck campers with the cost per night NOT taken into consideration. As April 1st, truck camper and RV parks that charge over $50 per night may not be flagging. As of today, this layer totals over 398 locations.
Also, GREEN flags -are for Harvest Host locations recommended by other truck campers. This list is currently also “a work in progress”.
Also, BLUE flags are RV Sites where clothing is optional.
The RED flags – Cabala’s or Bass Pro – a good place for truck campers to stop for the night as you are passing through on the Interstate. As of today, this layer totals over 136 locations.
The BLUE flags – National Park Sites that are not listed in the first layer. As of today, this layer totals over 335 locations.
The GRAY flags –Dump Stations locations or stations where a fee is charged.
Also, PURPLE flags are Dump Stations locations or stations where it has been reported NO FEE is charged.
Also, Dump Stations along Interstates are also indicated.
Where Portable Water has also been reported to be available.
NEW as of July 12 – RED flags are locations where it has been reported that you can get PROPANE TANKS REFILLED. This does that NOT include locations where tanks are SWAP OUT. This list is currently also “a work in progress”.
As of today, this layer totals over 2008 locations.
The ORANGE flags – a listing of restaurants and dinners that have been recommended by other truck campers. As of today, this layer totals over 205 locations.
If you have a location(s) where you enjoyed visiting, camping at and or dining at, please send us an email at email@example.com with a breif discription in the subject line and we will add it to our map. We and other TCers thank you.
We hope you will find the Google map useful for your future truck camping road trip planning.
There may be errors on this map – the Webmaster is only human and doing this web site as a gift to other truck campers, who like himself, likes to travel.
We do not accept advertisements, collect email addresses or charge $$ for using this site. Thus, an error in a detail or grammar is possible and will be corrected as soon as possible.
Feel free to email any comments, corrections, etc. that you feel is needed to firstname.lastname@example.org . Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
“Thank you & safe travels to you and your family”