One option you may not have thought of is a website dedicated to tiny houses looking for a place to park.
Try It Tiny was made for tiny house fans, but RVers can enjoy it too.
People who own towable tiny homes on wheels have had trouble in the past finding places to park and hookup their little homes.
Try It Tiny is an online service that connects people who either want to try out a tiny house or need a place to park their tiny home for a night, a week, or even months at a time.
The service offers both tiny houses and land for rent or overnight stays.
Setting up a profile is free and easy.
If you don’t have a tiny home, don’t worry. Try It Tiny actually has many options for RVers as well. The simple-to-use website has listings for RV parks, campgrounds and private land and lots where RVers can stay.
In addition, if you are still shopping around for that perfect camper or trailer, some hosts on the site also offer their own backyard or private RVs for rent.
Campground and RV park owners can become hosts as well.
Andrew Odom, the Chief Host Advocate and social media contact for Try It Tiny says that the service is more like the Airbnb of tiny houses, but offers a wide variety of options for anyone who is interested in living on the road while experiencing places that are off the beaten track.
“We have a lot of land hosts,” he says. “Many of them even offer electrical and water hookups. But more importantly, they are sites in areas worth exploring. Areas one might never know about otherwise. We see a lot of people who have large plots of land outside of cities that are seeing Try It Tiny as an opportunity to host tiny houses on wheels of all sorts.”
Unique locations around the country are also available.
Odom says that people who own land are catching on to the needs of tiny house nomads and RV travelers.
Major amenities such as the ones offered at RV resorts and larger campgrounds are not always available or required by Try It Tiny, but some hosts will go the extra mile to attract travelers who are in their specific area.
Looking to experience a new trailer? Some RVs are available to try out.
It’s easy to become a Try It Tiny user. You just need to sign up on the site and complete a profile. A credit card will be held on file to book trips and places to stay. Any trips will be stored on the profile.
You can search for a place to park your rig by location or keyword and arrival and departure dates. A map will provide the available listings.
The map and search function can be narrowed down by amenities and features.
The listings can be narrowed down by several parameters. These include property type and available utilities such as hookups and water. You can search for additional amenities such as storage, grills, fire pits, and whether pets are allowed.
You can even narrow down your search to your favorite type of landscape whether that be the woods or by the ocean. Once you have found your location, you can read the host’s reviews and check out the available amenities. Here you can also send a message to the host with any questions.
Add trip or design ideas with the Dream Tiny Dreambooks.
The Dream Tiny option on Try It Tiny is another way to search and curate ideas for future trips or that dream camper. Dream Tiny features a series of posts that include unusual locations or tiny homes. You can add these posts to your Dreambooks for later use.