View Poll Results: On average, how many nights are you camping per year
New RV - still in driveway or thinking about owning 2 1.71%
3 days or less 1 0.85%
7 days or less 0 0%
14 days or less 6 5.13%
21 days or less 13 11.11%
30 days or less 30 25.64%
45 days or less 26 22.22%
60 days or less 19 16.24%
90 days Plus or Minus 18 15.38%
More than 180 or Full Time 2 1.71%
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:42 AM   #11
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We hit 45 this year and had 29 last year. I hope next year I can hit these numbers.
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:49 AM   #12
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Thirty five days so far this year. Mostly 3 day weekends as I work for Uncle Sam. We hope to squeeze in three more this month and maybe 7 more in December. It's hard to assign a dollar amount to all that time spent with my wife and kids. It truly is priceless.
I totally agree. I am a "trend" guy and like graphs. I have also found that many people have a "wishful thinking" view of costs involved, though.

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Old 11-04-2012, 10:42 AM   #13
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I totally agree. I am a "trend" guy and like graphs. I have also found that many people have a "wishful thinking" view of costs involved, though.

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Old 11-04-2012, 12:06 PM   #14
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Been keeping record over the last 5 years. Here are my yearly average.

Nights Camped Yearly: 21
Miles Traveled Yearly: 3812

ostly weekend trips to the beach and our 10 day vacation.
To us it's not anout the money per say, It's about the good times and GREAT friends we camp with or meet.
We may get 1 more weekend trip before all the holidays start.
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Old 11-04-2012, 01:25 PM   #15
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34 nights camped this year


I still think we need a section for just poll's

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Old 11-04-2012, 03:11 PM   #16
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34 nights camped this year


I still think we need a section for just poll's

wink wink hello is anyone listening ! ? ! ? !
This topic has been tossed around a bit and after weighing the pros & cons it was decided to keep it as is. Not saying this can't or won't change down the road.
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Old 11-04-2012, 03:46 PM   #17
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14 this year, but thats been since august. was too busy with rental property early on to worry about campinng.
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Old 11-04-2012, 03:58 PM   #18
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We picked up our Popup from the dealer the first week of August, and managed to squeeze in 18 nights since then till this weekend, when I winterized it since most campgrounds around here have closed up for winter and the kids were getting a bit chilled. Hope to make some more memories and longer trips next year!
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Old 11-04-2012, 04:57 PM   #19
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We are new so far only 17 days but hope to spend at least 30 to 60 days a yr. for the next 3yrs then 200 to 20 a yr for the
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Old 11-04-2012, 05:14 PM   #20
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I average 14 days a year. That's one 5 day trip sprinkled in with several 2 and three day weekends throughout the summer.

If we didn't have the camper we would only be able to afford one trip a year. That's figuring in hotel (2 rooms) and restaurant cost.

I know I have a camper payment every month but I think of it like a camping time share payment.

I've been camping for 6 years now and would never go back to the hotel way of vacationing. Although the average doesn't seem like a lot it's many more nights I get to spend with the family on vacation vs going the hotel route.
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