In a nutshell, Harvest Hosts offers host locations at local businesses where members can stay one night for free in exchange for making a nominal purchase with the local business. There are currently 4,100+ locations and we are adding more each week!
Boondockers Welcome is a community that is built on reciprocity and individuals rather than businesses. One of the major differences between Boondockers Welcome and Harvest Hosts is that you would be staying on private property. You can also stay for up to five nights depending on the Host's preferences, which are listed in the Host's profile. We have 3,300+ locations, and one of the great things about Boondockers Welcome is that over 75% of the Hosts have hook-ups available!
These are separate membership plans. If you have a current Harvest Hosts membership, you can upgrade your plan to include Boondockers Welcome using these instructions HERE. If you have a current Boondockers Welcome membership, you can use those same instructions to upgrade your plan to include Harvest Hosts. If you are looking to join Boondockers Welcome for the very first time, you can visit the "Become a Guest" page to join.
To read a more extensive breakdown, please visit our new blog post The Real Differences Between Boondockers Welcome and Harvest Hosts. We also included a helpful visual explanation below: