Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-28-2008, 05:02 PM   #11
Senior Member
 
MRimmer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Memphis, TN
Posts: 1,067
I looked into it and the place I wanted is 350.00 per month so 350 at one place or 350 in fuel is the way I looked at it.

So I will spend my change on fuel and go local a couple times per month.

If times get toooo bad I will park it at the family place on the TN river.


Mike
__________________

__________________
MRimmer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-2008, 05:27 PM   #12
Member
 
CubFan20's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Little Rock, AR
Posts: 32
We can't afford it either - we're lucky in that we there are spots here in LR by the river. However, they fill up quickly. We've found storage space near Lake Ouachita for our boat, so at least we won't have to kepp towing that back and forth to the lake......
__________________

__________________
CubFan20 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-2008, 07:54 PM   #13
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 1,552
We are fortunate to have two Blue Ridge Parkway campgrounds within 30 minutes of home. Very close but a whole world away. One is halfway up a mountain and the other is in a valley by a nice stream. We can load up and head to one of them on a Thursday night, spend the night and still get to work the next morning, and return for the weekend. No hook ups but we manage.
__________________

Hokiehall is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-2008, 08:01 PM   #14
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 3
We just got a seasonal for $1250 per year and can camp 12 months of the year. Yes we have to keep our lot up but for what they want for trucks and now the gas to put in them I think I will enjoy this. Of course water will be off for the winter camping but it could be fun.
__________________
timbuckone is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-2008, 09:45 PM   #15
Member
 
Big Show's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Warwick, RI
Posts: 34
Ya,
we considered it but we realy injoy trying differnt places from time to time.
But with the current gas prices we will look for shorter trips this year.
__________________
Rick.................Warwick, RI


2007 Salem LA 272BHSS
2006 Silverado LT2 1500 Crew Cab 2WD 5.3L/3.23
2003 Yukon XL SLT AWD 5.3L/3.73
Reese Dual Cam WD Hitch
Big Show is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-2008, 10:48 PM   #16
The Jolly Mon
 
NDJollyMon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: ND...HELP!
Posts: 1,685
Send a message via Yahoo to NDJollyMon
This is our second year as seasonal.
I gotta tell you...we love it. We didn't go seasonal to save money. We did it because it's less work for us...and we wanted to use the trailer more often. Our kids are grown, and most times it was just the two of us wondering the campgrounds. I really do miss going to all sorts of different locations! I told my wife I want another small trailer so we can still take off for some other location once in awhile. I miss the whole 'nomad' experience.

Going seasonal is a real change...as it is much more like having a 'cabin' at the lake rather than RVing. The older I get, the less I like all the chores that come along with RVing..like hitching, leveling, backing, packing, dumping, filling...
you get the picture. When your kids leave the nest...you take on their chores..and get to do all the driving. I needed a break! I'm a firefighter by trade and work goofy schedules as well. We didn't get out camping near enough. That all changed last year, as we slept in the camper a record number of days! The other thing I like about it? It draws my children & grandaughter back to spend time with us!!!! (You young parents will understand someday...trust me!)

In a nutshell, I love the seasonal space. I do find it to be more cabin-like and much less like RVing. I do love both methods...
__________________
Pete (Jolly Mon)

2018 Wildwood Grand Lodge 42 DLTS
-Seasonal Space, Northern MN.
-2017 Sylvan 8522 LZ LES/115 Merc/Sea Legs
NDJollyMon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-29-2008, 06:03 AM   #17
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 3,260
We would like to have a seasonal as well, but the money tree is bare. Between College for my daughter and Tech school for our son and the mortgage and everything in between that, it is on hold for right now..... I need to play the Lotto, but first I have to check down in the sofa cushions for a dollar!!!
__________________
rockwood06 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-29-2008, 12:28 PM   #18
Member
 
spepi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 57
I am in the same boat as most of you. Short on $$....like to go different places....college will be here before you know it. But, when I was a kid, we were seasonal for 16 years....in Wareham MA...it was so much fun, but back then, things were alot different. We have picked a seasonal campground we want to go to, but the chances of getting in may be slim. Also, I guess I wont spend 3200.00 this year in gas, but next year...well..its just to early to tell. What kills me is the thought of gas going up .10 - .20 cents in a matter of 2 days...when will there be relief....food is on the rise...gas is sky high....and everyone talks about going green, and hybrid cars....my Suburban takes e85 fuel....but do you think there are filling stations near me....not 1....so what good is it? why bother taking the time to come up with cost saving, energy efficient cars, if you cant use the resource....
__________________

__________________
DW, 2 Teen's, 2 Dogs
2006 Chevy Suburban
3.42 Gears
Prodigy Brake Control
Reese 800lb Weight Dist Bars
Dual Cam Sway Control
2008 Rockwood 2701ss
Mansfield, MA
spepi is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:30 AM.