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Old 06-01-2016, 02:28 PM   #21
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Our rules are you have to be traveling with your RV (TT, 5th Wheel, MH) in order to put the sticker on

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Old 06-01-2016, 03:21 PM   #23
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If I stop at a rest area in that state, then the sticker goes on my map. We usually end up staying one night on the return trip.
I like the "make your own rules" idea.
After driving a truck for twenty years, I have traveled most states east of the Rockies but I never kept track. While RV'ing I like to keep up with where my wife and I have been together in an RV. May someday put up a map, but it would most likely be inside the camper.
Also liked the "reason for living" quote on one of the replies.
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Old 06-01-2016, 03:33 PM   #24
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Old 06-01-2016, 03:33 PM   #25
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Generally we would need to stay overnight but I would consider adding one if we spent most of a day visiting on our way through while using the trailer for eating and as a base of operations.
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Old 06-01-2016, 04:40 PM   #26
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We did not want to put the map on the camper plus would need a new one if changed camper so we put ours on a small piece of plexi glass with holes to hang it on hooks.
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Old 06-01-2016, 04:47 PM   #27
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I'm guessing if someone asked you, "Have you ever been to XX state?" you would say, "Yes," even if you'd just passed through.

So I'm in the "pass-through is OK" camp. 'Cause I WAS there!
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Old 06-01-2016, 07:12 PM   #28
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I think I'm somewhere in the middle. An overnight stay isn't required but I must have done more than just pass through.

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Old 06-01-2016, 10:46 PM   #29
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Old 06-02-2016, 06:03 AM   #30
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Thanks for the thread, I was curious how other people do it. I have been to 46 of the 50 states, but have only had my camper/RV in the southeast. My rule is we must spend a night in the state to count it. I am trying to put together a trip this fall to get 6 more states on the list.

Interestingly enough, I counted the state if I just passed through it on my motorcycle. I guess the bike is for riding and the camper is for camping so it took those two activities to add to the map.

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