Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-01-2012, 07:22 AM   #1
Happy Camper
 
deerslayer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: De
Posts: 92
Thanksgiving

As its that time of year most are winterizing there campers, we are trying to start a new family tradition. We are booked for thanksgiving at a local state park. Have a few of our normal camping partners coming as well. Plan is to fry one turkey,cook one in the oven, then the side dishes will be crock pot dishes. We are really looking forward to the trip, hopefully the weather holds off for us, but we will be bringing planty of firewood for comfort anyone else heading out for thanksgiving???
__________________

__________________
2014 Ram 2500HD CCLB 4x4 6.7L Cummins
2012 Coachman Chaparral Open Trail 26RLS
2014 Days Camped: 10
deerslayer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2012, 07:47 AM   #2
Camper Less Camping
 
Cajun Po-Boy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: NW
Posts: 3,642
Our family will be camping in Pine Mountain, GA for the holiday...looking forward to it
__________________

__________________
2013 Sabre 32RCTS-6 (sold)
Family of 4 whose always on the GEAUX!
Cajun Po-Boy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2012, 09:39 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
HONDAMAN174's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Big brown desert
Posts: 2,319
Last year we made it down to Lake Havasu city where it was a mild 75 degrees.

This year we are trying something a little cooler and going to Williams, AZ and taking the train up to Grand Canyon.
__________________
2014 Stealth Evo 2850- "Woodstock"
2011 Toyota Tundra Rock Crawler TRD 5.7- "Clifford"
2013 Honda Accord Coupe V6 w/Track Pack- "Julia"

Just glad to get away
HONDAMAN174 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2012, 09:45 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
trudinator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 1,326
No, Thanksgiving begins the 2nd weekend of the "great migration north" as I call it, or deer hunting in Wisconsin. We can never plan anything for Thanksgiving. And in fact, there were quite a few years I spent the holiday alone while my DH went to the shack up north to sit around in the woods waiting for Bambi to walk by. He's been lucky the last few years; he dropped a 10 pointer on opening morning last year. When he gets a deer opening weekend, we can spend Thanksgiving together. Camping sounds fun, but that would require planning and it all hinges on the almighty deer.
__________________
2012 Rockwood 8293RKSS
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Cummins Turbodiesel 4x4; 2012 Ford Escape 4x4. 3 very pampered cats.
Days camped: 2011: 61; 2012: 66 Days; 2013: 69;2014: 68 2015: 90 Days camped 2016: 34
trudinator is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2012, 12:50 PM   #5
Member
 
dezeldad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: West Chester, Ohio
Posts: 74
Yes & it has become a tradition for us. We have been going to Brown County State Park, IN, almost every year since 1999. My daughters are off to college but they still look forward to coming home for the trip. We serve a big dinner to our family the Sunday before so we can be gone camping during the actual holiday.
dezeldad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2012, 01:07 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
sself1219's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Rome, Georgia
Posts: 149
My family has been doing this for at least the last 10-15 years at our local state park, Sloppy Floyd SP in Summerville, GA. My Grandparents in the Cardinal 5er, My aunt\uncle\cousin in their Keytone outback TT, my mom and dad in their toy hauler tt, and my family in our Surveyor TT. It's close enough to home that we can take our daughter to other family celebrations with the in-laws and still camp most of the week and enjoy the woods with my family. To my surprise the in-laws usually adjust their Thanksgiving celebrations to the weekend before and after Thanksgiving so we don't have to come home during the week.
__________________
Stephen

2004 Surveyor SV 261T
2011 Nissan Armada
sself1219 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2012, 01:37 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
EJM4's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Mechanicsburg - PA
Posts: 512
We are leaving Central PA Tuesday after the kids finish school. Heading South to hopefully some warm weather in Hilton Head, SC.
__________________
Earl
2013 Berkshire 390BH / 360hp
EJM4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2012, 06:07 PM   #8
Haulin' Camp
 
KewlKamperz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 75
This will be our seventh year camping over the Thanksgiving holiday. We camp for the entire week along with several other family members. We do a full, traditional dinner and eat outside, usually overlooking a lake (depending on where we go). It surprises me how full the campground is during this holiday. What a great family tradition. Enjoy!
__________________
2012 26TBUD
2004 Suburban
3 Kids
2 Dogs

KewlKamperz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2012, 06:22 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 113
Thanksgiving

This is our 5th year of camping during thanksgiving, usually Myrtle Beach SC or Hilton Head SC. This year heading to Disneyworld to stay at Ft Wilderness and enjoy a little Mickey and the gang with the kids, Happy Holidays and Happy camping to all.
__________________
Pitcrew18 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2012, 06:27 PM   #10
Senior Member
 
Earth Station's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 627
Our RV will be getting some work done then. I am seriously considering a New Years trip to a local state park. Realizing we will not have water........... But we would go to a park have bathrooms/showers you can use. I would love to ring in the New Year sitting in front of a campfire. Let's see if Mother Nature will cooperate!!
__________________

__________________

Felicia & Jeff - Missouri
2013 Columbus - 320 RS 2012 F350 CC DRW - 6.7L PSD
2012 Camping 59 DAYS; 2013 50 DAYS; 2014 WAITING
Earth Station 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 04:07 AM.