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Old 05-24-2013, 06:40 PM   #1
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It's so depressing....

Seeing all the campers on the road for the long weekend, while mine sits home. Hope everyone enjoys their weekend
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Old 05-24-2013, 06:47 PM   #2
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I had the same thought as I drove home today seeing dozens going down hwy 40.
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I never camp on holiday weekends but will be prepping for the FROG trip to Branson next weekend. So there are compensations.
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Old 05-24-2013, 06:57 PM   #4
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I never camp on holiday weekends but will be prepping for the FROG trip to Branson next weekend. So there are compensations.
I hear you. I am on vacation the first week of June. Using a few personal days to extend my vacation.
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Old 05-25-2013, 03:37 PM   #5
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know exactly how you feel only mine is in the shop from a tree falling through the roof last weekend
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Old 05-25-2013, 07:36 PM   #6
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know exactly how you feel only mine is in the shop from a tree falling through the roof last weekend
sorry to hear that. How bad was the damage?
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Old 05-25-2013, 08:05 PM   #7
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We avoid most holiday weekends like the plague, It's nice to be able to do it that way. I remember those weekender camping trips. Will be leaving 6-6-13 for Lake Red Rock, Ia for a week meeting with friends and then on to N.Dak for 5 days and then begin to slowly work our way back home to mow that darned ole GRASS.

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Old 05-25-2013, 08:30 PM   #8
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I never camp on holiday weekends
me neither too many vehicles and the interstate is stop and go for miles and miles
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Old 05-25-2013, 08:33 PM   #9
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I never camp on holiday weekends but will be prepping for the FROG trip to Branson next weekend. So there are compensations.

Doing the same thing. I had planned on washing and waxing the TT next week, but Mother Nature has different plans, it is going to rain all week. Maybe we can do the job between Branson and Goshen
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We are at the Jellystone Campground Mammoth Cave. Been great so far..good weather and with good friends with sites facing each other.
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Old 05-25-2013, 10:02 PM   #11
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we also never camp on holiday weekends. it's a sure bet for a miserable time at a very crowded campground, along with the miserable drive to and from.
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Old 05-25-2013, 11:17 PM   #12
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We usually do camp on Holiday weekends, and do have to agree the campsites can be over crowded during the actual holiday weekend, but we usually extend the stay for a couple of extra days. It is amazing how quite the campground is once the holiday campers go home.
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Old 05-26-2013, 11:15 AM   #13
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We don't camp on the holiday weekends anymore.....to aggravating. Friday I was about 100 miles north of Detroit and saw many trailers heading north on I-75. A little chilly but I'm sure they don't care.
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We usually do camp on Holiday weekends, and do have to agree the campsites can be over crowded during the actual holiday weekend, but we usually extend the stay for a couple of extra days. It is amazing how quite the campground is once the holiday campers go home.
We usually don't camp at campgrounds memorial weekend either, but I gotta say, its been a fun weekend at Indian Cave State Park in SE Nebraska. My DD's have made lots of friends, plenty to do in the park, and I think the best part has been being out! Especially in our Sabre! OC's awning poles, the LED awning lights, and overall appearance of the Sabre has been a good conversation starter.

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It doesn't rain in Texas unless we plan a trip. Drove 60 miles through heavy storms on Friday and arrived in Bandera safe & sound where our site sits about 15' above the Medina River.

Weather cleared for a few hours yesterday afternoon, and we were able to go into town for the parade and rodeo festivities. Just east of us, San Antonio was clobbered with 9" in just over two hours causing serious flood issues.

The NWS just issued a flood warning for the Bandera area for the next few hours as we continue to 'camp' inside the trailer. We're prepared to exit quickly in the truck if necessary.

In these parts, we average 29" of rain annually, and you should be here the day it comes.
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I don't want to step on any toes with my Texas Cowboy Boots , but in Texas state parks that we go to are very spacious . The one we are at cedar hill state park , there are over 325 sites , not crowded at all . Most site pads fort TT are 40-50 feet long , most you can put 2 tents on
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Here is the most depressing part...off to work I go... VACATION IS LESS THAN 5 DAYS!!!
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I never camp on holiday weekends but will be prepping for the FROG trip to Branson next weekend. So there are compensations.

We will be loading up for Bransom starting on Thursday. Looking forward to meeting all of the new folks.
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It doesn't rain in Texas unless we plan a trip. Drove 60 miles through heavy storms on Friday and arrived in Bandera safe & sound where our site sits about 15' above the Medina River.

Weather cleared for a few hours yesterday afternoon, and we were able to go into town for the parade and rodeo festivities. Just east of us, San Antonio was clobbered with 9" in just over two hours causing serious flood issues.

The NWS just issued a flood warning for the Bandera area for the next few hours as we continue to 'camp' inside the trailer. We're prepared to exit quickly in the truck if necessary.

In these parts, we average 29" of rain annually, and you should be here the day it comes.
send that rain up here to the Texas Panhandle. we could use it! as for out camping...we go when we can....kinda like Nike's motto.....just do it.
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We will be loading up for Bransom starting on Thursday. Looking forward to meeting all of the new folks.
We be new and we be there. See you in a week
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