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Old 05-07-2011, 11:52 PM   #1
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Camping On Holidays...

Yes or No...

Do Camp on Holiday Weekends
Do Not Camp on Holiday Weekends
Don't Care...It's Camping!

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Old 05-07-2011, 11:58 PM   #2
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We try not to, to many idiots out there that think camping is all about getting blind drunk.


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Old 05-08-2011, 12:00 AM   #3
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Holidays are a great reason to camp. After last year's 4 & 1/2 drive to a CG that was only 50 minutes away, I'm staying close to home this year:-)
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Old 05-08-2011, 12:10 AM   #4
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We don't do holidays anymore... I agree with Bear, holiday camping usually includes large numbers of loud, obnoxious drunks which is OK, but not for us.
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Old 05-08-2011, 12:47 AM   #5
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We still camp on the holiday weekends and hope for the best. It is just a natural thing for us. Also DGD wants to go as often as possible and this gives her a few more times to go. I do know the negatives, mostly noise, and have discussed not camping those weekends. We will see what this season brings.
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Old 05-08-2011, 06:14 AM   #6
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Yes and No.

We generally make our plans, and if a holiday falls in there so be it. Indeed the campgrounds & RV parks tend to be busier, but for us camping is about getting out there and camping!

This year, our two holiday-proximate ventures will be Independence Day (setting camp the day after), and Labor Day (rolling over the Mackinac Bridge along with the bridge walkers).

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Old 05-08-2011, 07:24 AM   #7
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No camping for us on holidays. To many people and to much chaos.
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Old 05-08-2011, 08:12 AM   #8
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We avoid any holiday camping if long traveling is involved.....we just don't want to deal with the traffic. If the weather looks good, we will camp somewhere local.

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Old 05-08-2011, 08:23 AM   #9
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One of the best things about retiring soon is that we will be able to enjoy the parks when we want, not when we are not working. We will let others enjoy camping over crowded holiday weekends!
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Old 05-15-2011, 09:44 PM   #10
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I try not to but I'll take anytime I can to get out and enjoy the time away from the city. So I guess yes is it.

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