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Old 06-18-2012, 07:25 PM   #1
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What is the best source to find big rig accommodations. Either printed or online.

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I saw a Big Rigs campground directory once at an RV show. You could Google it & see if it's still in print.


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It is and I just bought it. Great info. Takes in all states.
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Old 06-18-2012, 09:51 PM   #5
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I have the book and never look at it. I use RVParkreviews.com and just look to see if the "big rig" box is checked off.
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Originally Posted by iquailhunter View Post
What is the best source to find big rig accommodations. Either printed or online.
Someone here in the forum sent me this link ... Big Rig Resorts - About Us They are fulltimers and use this constantly to plan their travels.

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I have the book and never look at it. I use RVParkreviews.com and just look to see if the "big rig" box is checked off.
Yup! We do the same.
Regarding that guide, we bought it. I read it and doubt it's been looked at since. I found it useless, or maybe more accurately, incomplete. It include info regarding the author's experiences only, makes no attempt at being complete or even up to date.
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Agree with previous posters. I purchased the Big Rig guide a few years ago and never use it anymore. I use rvparkreviews.com, check out the campgrounds website, google map/earth the area to get an idea of surroundings.
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I have been using "Big Rig Best Bets" I love it. they comment on the facilities and even suggest the site to request. It has been visited by the publisher who is a full timer. Well worth the money. About $25
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We have Big Rig - Best Bets too - use it, but also check on line too. Why not use both sources?
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We use our phone. We call to describe our size and configuration and whether we're towing or not, and to let them know whether we want a pull*thru or not. We always do this and we always ask the other end of the phone to tell us honestly what it's like maneuvering in their cg in a rig like ours? The vast majority will be honest with you as to your chances of success; not all, but most. In April, coming back from Florida I did that and, for the first time, the Lady responded with "I dunno, tell me how good you are with that thing" ... we both laughed then she gave me the goods on her cg. We've found ourselves in some tricky spots because we trusted those so called directories.
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I agree the telephone is the best tool, but I have also been led astray, as it may be a 60 pull-thru, but getting to it may require articulation or a sky hook. We rely on word-of-mouth a lot

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