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We’re Jonathan & Ashley Longnecker. We love travel, food, homeschool, tattoos, dreads, adventure, living simply, and our 4 amazing kids!

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Mesa, AZ

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Want to Learn how to Boondock?

Save thousands of dollars each year camping off-grid with 1:1 coaching, group video chats, a tight knit community, and a full course worth of teaching. This 6 week course is guaranteed to make you a boondocking machine. We'll dive deep on:

  1. Water - storage, usage, filtration
  2. Power - solar, batteries, generator
  3. Waste - trash, waste water, composting toilets
  4. Internet - cell plans, boosters, antennas
  5. Food/Supplies - meals, stocking up, storage
  6. Safety - people, wildlife, weapons, plans
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Our first visit to Universal Studios Hollywood

Ashley Longnecker Ashley Longnecker / February 14, 2019

I’ll admit it. I wasn’t super excited about visiting Universal Studios Hollywood. If you know us, you know we’d rather be hiking mountains alone than stuck in a city surrounded by thousands of people. I get anxiety when we have to be in large groups so putting me in the middle of a theme park just sounded like the worst idea.

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Quick Tips for Staying Safe while Boondocking

Jonathan Longnecker Jonathan Longnecker / February 13, 2019

We get asked all the time about how to stay safe when camping off-grid. While we’ve never had a problem - and while you’re much less likely to encounter one in the middle of nowhere - we know it’s something many of you are concerned about.

So here are a few quick tips for staying safe while boondocking!

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Boondocking in Wickenburg AZ, Recapping 2018 & Exploring Hassayampa River Nature Preserve

Ashley Longnecker Ashley Longnecker / January 22, 2019

Hello friends! In this episode we’re visiting the little town of Wickenburg, AZ (just west of Phoenix) where we stayed out in the desert for 2 weeks enjoying those unforgettable Arizona sunsets and picking jumping cholla out of our appendages. We love this little town full of friendly, helpful people, and home to a little treasure called the Hassayampa River Preserve.

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Vintage Airstream Remodel

After a year of full-time travel we sold our brand new 5th wheel, bought a 1972 Airstream Sovereign Land Yacht and are currently in the process of completely renovating it for boondocking and off-road travel.

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