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Old 09-16-2013, 02:03 AM   #11
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My wife and I are full timers, and we love our space. Not too cool if your neighbors are sitting at their picnic table right under your bedroom slide out.
Having said that, sometimes you just have to have a trade off. A few weeks ago we spent some time at the Michigan Speedway infield - the closest parking lot of RVs we've ever been in. However when the first pack of cars rounded turn three heading to turn four and the front stretch I looked at the huge smile on my wife's face. Cramped quarters totally worth it. Afterwards - back to space.
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Old 09-16-2013, 02:38 AM   #12
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To each his/her own, but....Parked in a NASCAR speedway infield???!....ugghhh.... If you're not going to surround yourself with natural beauty, then what's the point?
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Old 09-16-2013, 02:52 AM   #13
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It's all about the variety. The spice of life!
Yellowstone, dry camping in the middle of nowhere, at a mountain stream, the painted desert, the rolling hills of Tennessee. Alone or gathering with friends (new or old) and family. All places to explore and experience.
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Old 09-16-2013, 04:57 AM   #14
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My family and I usually camp with a group of 6 to 8 other families that we have been friends with for 30 years give or take. We like to be close to each other so the resort camping works great for us. We are able to keep an eye on each others stuff, have a common fire pit, and a large buffet breakfast between us.
The kids can ride the bikes to the pool or the ice cream shop, meet new friends or we can play mini golf ect..
The decision to camp in the desert or in the mountains does not apply to people in the northeast so we work with what we have. We consider the times we spend with family and life long friends precious no mater where we camp or park the trailer.
Some people might like to be by themselves but we can do that in the living room of our house.
To each his own.
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Old 09-16-2013, 06:19 AM   #15
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We do like both as it depends on what is available ..... at the beach, they try to use the space they have to make the best $ with their expensive property...... & storms took out a lot of the trees. So not much choice......

We stopped using Virginia State Parks as they are more expensive (for us) & their spaces are smaller than the close private campground that we go to. The private campground is for a weekend $30 a night but the state park is over $40 a night. Sooooo run down dirty state park with outdated electrical & old bathouse & a dump station or a nice clean newer campground with full hookups........ Hummmmm.........

Truly we have fun no matter where we go & try not let anything bother us..... It is just nice to get away..... At home we are in the country with lots of trees, neighbors are not close by, even the bovine families across the road moved away.......... actually the land was developed into a hay field..........


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Old 09-16-2013, 06:36 AM   #16
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We have a 30' TT and prefer the wooded sites to the parking in a large field. We would rather back into a site than have a pull through unless we are just stopping overnight on the way somewhere else. If we are going to a campground for the first time I will look at it on Google Earth. That will give me a pretty good idea of what the sites are like.
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Old 09-16-2013, 11:07 AM   #17
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Check out www.cajunpalms.com to see what a resort looks like. You can entertain kids there for a week but it'll hurt the pocketbook. Lol.

Yep, they've been in my wallet once or twice! LOL
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Old 09-16-2013, 11:50 AM   #18
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It's the camping vs. RVing vs. Glamping. We don't like to smell like a campfire so we do RV Resorts mostly. We like the idea of our condo on wheels. I guess that is why FR makes more than 1 style of RV. To each their own.
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Old 09-16-2013, 08:36 PM   #19
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Honestly, the camper is just a catalyst to get your family outdoors. During the days we are fishing, kayaking etc. etc. we are very spoiled with Missouri state parks and corps. Parks, great full hook ups and 7 thousand acres to play in. Then when it's time for bed I have a hot shower and a Cardinals game on...go Cards!
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To each his/her own, but....Parked in a NASCAR speedway infield???!....ugghhh.... If you're not going to surround yourself with natural beauty, then what's the point?
Race cars are a thing of Beauty!
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