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Old 12-06-2015, 07:22 AM   #1
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Campground for Tampa RV Show

Looking for a recommendation on a campground for a couple of nights so DW and I can attend the Tampa RV Show in January. Anything within 30 miles or so that doesn't double their normal rate just because of the show would work. (Capitalism is great but sometimes I just don't like to play...) We were going to boondock at the Fairgrounds but apparently they are full.

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Old 12-06-2015, 05:22 PM   #2
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Hillsborough State Park, but it's probably full. Or...
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Old 12-07-2015, 01:38 PM   #3
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Kissimmee lake at park. May be a bit further but had couple sites remaining available
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Old 12-07-2015, 02:07 PM   #4
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I don't think that Lazy days is ripping anyone off for 199.00. You get 3 day's full hook-up plus 3 days of meals. After paying at least 40.00 a night then eating for 3 days it really not a bad deal in my opinion.
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Old 12-07-2015, 02:46 PM   #5
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I've stayed at Hillsborough SP, Lazy Days, and Happy Traveler and they were ok for a day or so. My favorite place in the area is Ft. Desoto but it is an hour away
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Old 12-08-2015, 12:47 PM   #6
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Good Luck it's nuts around here for the RV show... DW and I live 7 miles away in Seffner. But parking is still crazy unless you're there when the gates open. See ya all there.
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Old 12-08-2015, 12:57 PM   #7
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We are camping night before at Hillsborough sp then going to fairgrounds in the morning. Made the reservation a long time ago..
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Old 12-08-2015, 02:06 PM   #8
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Is it possible to dry camp in the fairgrounds lot? Seem to remember a bunch of rigs in the parking lot.
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Is it possible to dry camp in the fairgrounds lot? Seem to remember a bunch of rigs in the parking lot.
We camped at the fairgrounds with electric 2 years in a row.
They also have dry camping
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X2 for Hillsborough State Park. Nice place. Reserve online.

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