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Old 04-19-2016, 04:31 PM   #1
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Overnighting on the way?

How many here stay overnight at rest areas, truck stops, etc...? How do you plan your trips when an overnight stay is required between your departure and your arrival...what do you look for? I have a travel trailer and not sure how that would differ from an actual RV. Any tips are appreciated.
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Old 04-19-2016, 04:35 PM   #2
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How many here stay overnight at rest areas, truck stops, etc...? How do you plan your trips when an overnight stay is required between your departure and your arrival...what do you look for? I have a travel trailer and not sure how that would differ from an actual RV. Any tips are appreciated.
We always stay in campgrounds. We do not stay in rest areas, gas stations, Walmarts or Cracker Barrels.
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Old 04-19-2016, 04:49 PM   #3
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Overnighting on the way?

We stayed in the Rv parking area of a Flying J last week on the way to TN. the temp was just right to not need heat or ac. Only stayed long enough for a four hour nap, but we may do it again in the future.
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Old 04-19-2016, 05:27 PM   #4
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I have stayed @ Wal-Marts. I don`t leave home without a firearm . So places like that don`t bother me.
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Old 04-19-2016, 05:30 PM   #5
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Pull thru sites at an RV park for us. There are plenty of mom and pop camp grounds along major highways. You just have to look for them.
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Old 04-19-2016, 05:42 PM   #6
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KOA's for a 1 nighter when we were travelling. Close to freeways.
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Old 04-19-2016, 06:01 PM   #7
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How many here stay overnight at rest areas, truck stops, etc...? How do you plan your trips when an overnight stay is required between your departure and your arrival...what do you look for? I have a travel trailer and not sure how that would differ from an actual RV. Any tips are appreciated.
We have stayed in truck stops, rest areas and casinos.

By the way a travel trailer IS a RV, as are 5th wheels, popups and truck campers.

It doesn't have to be a motorhome to be a RV.
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KOA's for a 1 nighter when we were travelling. Close to freeways.
This is the same thing we do. We starting looking around 1:00 PM for a KOA near the night highway then call ahead with plans to get off the road before 5:00pm. Getup around 7AM and be on the road by about 8:30AM after a couple cups of coffee and the morning news.
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Doing a couple of back-to-back travel days on our summer road-trip, and we have a pull-through RV site booked for each.
Just adjusted timing of stops, and made minor route adjustments to accommodate.
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DW likes campgrounds, I like cheap. We have stayed at Walmart and rest areas. But mostly campgrounds


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