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Old 09-13-2012, 08:34 PM   #1
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Where to park

Travelling to Texas from International Falls. Mn in January. Would like to stay overnight in our Windjammer. Not sure if we have to get a hotel and if not where would we park for the night. I've heard some motels have an RV space with a plug-in for a reduced price. We will probably take five days for the trip. Any suggestions for us snowbirds? I realize it may be like boon docking.
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Old 09-13-2012, 09:51 PM   #2
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If I'm understanding you correctly, you are just wondering where to stop each night on the way? I find the easiest way to find quick stops is to map out a route and look at own websites to see if they have a town park with hookups? I know our little town of 1200 people has a nice park with FREE electrical and a dump station/water fill and know of several others in the area. Otherwise, many campgrounds are open year round but may not have water in colder months.
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Old 09-13-2012, 11:13 PM   #3
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Texas is a big state, what areas are you interested in? I have used this site RV Park Reviews :: Home
to peruse what others have thought of the campgrounds.This should give you a good idea whats out there and what they offer as far as amenities and price.
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Old 09-14-2012, 07:27 AM   #4
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We know where we are staying in Texas, it's where to stay overnite on the way. There's always Walmart. We drive through Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma and into Texas. It's a drive almost straight south. In the past, we have stayed in Motels, but, looking at places where we could stay in our WJ.
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Old 09-14-2012, 07:35 AM   #5
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Many states now have casinos and they usually allow camping in their parking lots (some even have full up campgrounds). All charge something, but most charge a reduced rate to encourage you to spend some coin in the casino.

Be prepared for overnight dry camping. Dump and flush anytime you can and keep about 1/2 tank of water for flush and washing duties. Always keep your battery charged. Buy a small generator (there are very cheap - but noisy - 1K ones at Harbor Freight and the like) to charge you up via a dedicated battery charger. (Using your onboard converter will take too long).
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Old 09-14-2012, 10:12 AM   #6
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If you stop for the night in Wichita, Ks. All Seasons Rv Park is a great place.

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Old 09-14-2012, 06:34 PM   #7
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John, perhaps if you'd give some sort of plan on roughly where you'll be each night.. bet you'd get more info.....Bill
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