You might come across a time while camping that you need to create your own shower area.  How about this idea from the Golden Book of Crafts and Hobbies (published in 1968) –

Outdoor shower

Outside showers are great for camping as well as rinsing off in your own backyard before getting into the pool or after coming home from the beach.

If you’re not into do-it-yourself outside showers, here are some ready to go via Amazon –

Hang the bag and take a shower .. easy.

Offers privacy while changing or showering

Hudson sprayer technique.  Easy to use.

Pets need showers too

Nice to have a bamboo mat to stand on.

Baby’s need baths too!

Here’s a great article on “How to Shower When You Live in a Van” by Trail and Summit –

“Almost without fail, the first question I get when I tell someone that I live in a bus is “Where do you shower?” The truth is that most vanlifers and bus dwellers just don’t shower all that frequently, and we aren’t bothered by it.

However, there are several ways to stay clean on the road. From my experience” … read more

How about the Yakima Roadshower?  It’s available in 4, 7, and 10 gallon sizes.  It’s a good alternative to washing off equipment and you!  

The Green Elephant Camping Shower Tent as seen in the video

For those of you with an outside water source from your van or RV, this is a great idea.  One, that I need to copy as it would be nice to have some privacy for showering off after the beach.



If you have a different solution for outdoor showering, please let us know!

Karen – The Campsite Company – Information for your next camping trip.

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