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Old 06-30-2016, 09:38 AM   #1
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How long .. Is long enough?

For those that are not full timers, how long do you guys stay out? Wife and I usually plan (local instate camping trips) to be 4-6 days. Being retired I tend to like to come in mid week, stay they the weekend and then allow all the weekenders the chance to clear out and again, have the place to ourselves! Hoping , at some point to do a 2-3 week camp... A road trip with a big loop! How bout you guys??
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Old 06-30-2016, 09:55 AM   #2
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We are only able to do 3 and 4 days at a time right now due to work. We like to get there Sunday or Monday and stay through the week. Less crowds we hope. We did recently take a 2 weeks trip and it was awesome.
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Old 06-30-2016, 10:02 AM   #3
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Two weeks out every year is what we do with one or two 2-3 day trips if I get the time off work.
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Old 06-30-2016, 10:09 AM   #5
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3 days most of the time since wife still works. We've talked about doing a week close and then she can drive from work to the campsite.

I'd like to be gone every day and not have a house, but that's just me.
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Old 06-30-2016, 10:10 AM   #6
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We usually do 3-5 day trips, inner-state like you, weekenders. We take a couple of longer trips every year. Around March we go snow skiing for about a week, since we live in Texas we have to leave. The other trip is anytime between May to August, 3 weeks to a month. Get out and go. The longer trips have some pretty extensive planning on where to stay. I really don't like surprises, which always happen anyway.
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For those that are not full timers, how long do you guys stay out? Wife and I usually plan (local instate camping trips) to be 4-6 days. Being retired I tend to like to come in mid week, stay they the weekend and then allow all the weekenders the chance to clear out and again, have the place to ourselves! Hoping , at some point to do a 2-3 week camp... A road trip with a big loop! How bout you guys??
Also retired and go once a month year round . Almost always stay a week, occasionally two. Like you, we tend to go mid-week.
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I guess I am kinda funny.. I like to camp when there are some people around. I don't care to boon dock(at least the places I camp) it is either too hot or cold. I am spoiled and prolly always will be. I don't like standing room only, but 75% capacity is OK with me, but I am a people person and I got lots of stories. Some good and some not.
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Old 06-30-2016, 10:27 AM   #9
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3-5 days are the norm for us. We also do two 8-10 day trips a year.
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several 2-4 day trips, usually, with a single 2-week trip in the summer.

Next year we are planning a 23-day stay (the max allowed in one site) at Sandbanks Provincial Park on Lake Ontario.
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