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Old 07-08-2015, 03:27 AM   #1
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traveling up north

I think I have it now. But I'll take suggestions.

I've been over several routes and looked all over the net and researched a lot for this close to 1500 mile trip (one way). I'm solo btw. I plan on traveling from Corpus Christi, TX to West Lafayette, Oh (outside of Columbus) to visit my daughter. I've got the MH all ready to roll. Still nervous about it, since I'm still a newbie (Jan 2015). My longest trip has been 400 miles a few times.

My prob since I pull over when I want to and need to. I'm figuring 300 miles a day which can take up to 5 days. But I'm in no hurry and with no time constraints. Does anyone know of some great places along the route to stop along the way (Arkansas, Tennessee, and Kentucky routes) that are must sees. Or any areas to be aware of (caution don't go there). Especially just in case if needed repair sites.

I wont be pulling a toad but will get a rental car delivered along the stops if needed. So far its once out of Texas, its 59, 30, 40, 65, 71. tks/Mikey
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A 400-mile trip is no different than a 1500-mile trip. Just take it a day at a time. You'll do just fine. As you're traveling, look ahead a little and pick the area you want to stop for the night. Then get on RVParkReviews.com and click that town and some RV park ideas will pop up along with parks in the general vicinity. If you're traveling interstates you won't have a problem finding parks. All you need for a nightly stay is electric and occasionally water/sewer so avoid the 'resorts'. You don't need to pay that much money for an overnight. Have a good trip!
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Old 07-09-2015, 03:04 AM   #3
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A 400-mile trip is no different than a 1500-mile trip. Just take it a day at a time. You'll do just fine. As you're traveling, look ahead a little and pick the area you want to stop for the night. Then get on RVParkReviews.com and click that town and some RV park ideas will pop up along with parks in the general vicinity. If you're traveling interstates you won't have a problem finding parks. All you need for a nightly stay is electric and occasionally water/sewer so avoid the 'resorts'. You don't need to pay that much money for an overnight. Have a good trip!
thanks very much for the reply. /Mikey
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I can't speak to your stops farther west, but if one of your days ends near Louisville, just be aware there are not many places to camp in the area. I would recommend Grandma's in Sheperdsville, south of the city right off of 65.It's basic but has great hookups and is big rig friendly. Your only other choice there is a KOA which is not very nice and not as close to 65. If you want to vary your route slightly and go east to Lexington, the Kentucky Horse Park Campground north of Lexington is a great spot to stay. I'd suggest calling ahead on that one though to make sure they have an opening. Have a safe trip and enjoy the journey!!
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Tom Sawyer Rv on the Miss river in West Memphis is one of our favorite stops. Easy access, and river watch in is the best.
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