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Old 07-25-2016, 02:27 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Jestercyco View Post
We look for shady spots to camp. We do not sitting in the camper much, but sometimes you have to. We' most of the time camp by a lake or river where the water is cooler than the sun! Going this weekend. The weather says a cool front coming this week. I guess that's only 95 not 105. LOL. Texas has been quite hot after the rain stopped. Heat index has been over 105 most of last week.
We also do too. We rode bikes at the Caverns Park and the entire road is shaded. Pretty nice ride in the morning.

Also being down near the beach helps also because you get that good breeze going. We are camping at St. Andrews in Panama City in the next few weeks. Also a very nice park.


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Old 07-25-2016, 02:38 PM   #22
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When it feel like 105 at South Padre Island, then yes it is hot. We are taking a trip to Oklahoma then Palo Duro Canyon, then Deming N.M.

I guess we are suckers for abuse.

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Old 07-25-2016, 02:47 PM   #23
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Just back from 10 days not far from home. Even here in Northeast Ontario it is incredibly hot and humid. Some days almost 100 with the humidity. That's really hot for us. Heading out again soon. Thank heavens for lots of Ontario shade and a/c.

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Old 07-25-2016, 03:31 PM   #24
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I don't know how you folks in the south do it! I tried camping in a tent back in the 90's in northeastern AL (or northwest GA, can't remember) when we were at a motorcycle rally in Chattanooga, TN at the end of July and it was 105F and 100% humidity. I remember it feeling like the hair on my arms was burning as I rode the motorcycle. I couldn't stand it and went to an air conditioned motel. Hardly rode at all while there, just too hot for me.

Were heading to Sherkston Shores RV Resort near Port Colborne and Niagara Falls, ON next week so I hope the heat wave breaks because there's no shade at those sites.
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Old 07-25-2016, 03:52 PM   #25
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To mdstudey. We just came from Deming. What an unexpectedly great place. Don't miss the wineries and Forgedaboudit is an incredibly good Italian restaurant. Dreamcatcher RV park is clean, friendly and has plenty of space this time of year.
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Old 07-25-2016, 04:15 PM   #26
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Went to a local campground over the 4th and into the next weekend. It was about half full and way too hot. Had the grandkids out and they didn't even ride bikes. Poor dog could only stay in the camper. It stayed too hot at night to even enjoy a campfire.

Then we got home and spent the next week scratching dozens of chigger bites.

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Old 07-25-2016, 04:21 PM   #27
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We just returned from a week at Tomoka State Park in Ormond Beach, FL. I'm ashamed to admit we spent much of our day inside in the a/c as it was too hot outside. We did make it down to the beach for a couple of hours in the morning several days. We enjoyed evenings outside until the mosquitoes joined us. It was still better than sitting at home! We didn't want to leave.
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Old 07-25-2016, 04:26 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by mlsa3 View Post
Haven't had my camper out since February so was thinking of taking it to Brazos Bend State Park for an overnighter just to get out a bit and see how the camper does. I don't like for it to sit for too long and that's way too long.

I have it sitting at the house now checking everything out.

I know it's hot but anybody doing any camping in this heat?

We're camping right now with the grandchildren at Fort Pickens on the Florida-Alabama border. Great swimming at the beach and the a/c in our Wildwood works perfectly. No issues at all. We camp 12 months out of the year and are probably in our trailer as much as we are home.

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Old 07-25-2016, 04:53 PM   #29
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We just spent 4 days at the Great Texas Ballon Race in a campground with no shade. Our A/C ran almost non stop in the afternoon sun but it did keep us comfortable.
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Hot makes beer better. I take the Lasko squirrel cage fans for sitting outside.

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