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Old 09-10-2014, 11:49 AM   #15
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We try to get a FHU site every 3rd day. Other than that anything goes. The third day is to run our in house washer. 2 or three loads.

City parks, COE parks, Walmarts, generally not KOA on the other days.


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Old 09-10-2014, 05:37 PM   #16
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We have camped in all sorts of sites. We have found when making reservations in State Parks, they limit it to 35', but will actually fit much larger( so we say ours is 35'). We've seen 40' MH's in these parks with their toad parked behind and still plenty of room. We have not been to a State or National park yet that we didn't fit in. We have stayed in several Indian Casino CG's along the way and they are usually very nice. We have boondocked when we had to but we prefer full hookups as we feel more comfortable and are using the MH to it's fullest. Also most full hookup spots have something to do or see close by. (We don't have a toad yet).

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Old 09-10-2014, 05:47 PM   #17
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only go into a campground to dump and flush tanks and take on water.
There are so many free or near-free dump points all across the country with water available that going into a campground just for that never happens.
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Old 09-10-2014, 05:51 PM   #18
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If it's hot I'll select some place that has electricy so we can run the AC but if not hot it doesn't make much difference since we tend to travel from place to place. The place to place is most often a friend or relative that has space for us to park a few days. Rarely are we in one spot more than a week. Roadside rests, Walmart, city streets, medical facilities are all good for an overnight stop.
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Old 09-10-2014, 06:28 PM   #19
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almost all private campgrounds here.. the last state park I stayed in was Tallulah Gorge, " last month " I had to back all the way in from the entrance. I had quite the group watching me do it. but I can say they made room for me and were very helpful in getting me in there.
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Old 09-10-2014, 06:42 PM   #20
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Our new fifth wheel is in Pigeon Forge right now. Most of our camping is in the North Georgia mountains at a deeded member owned campground. We're planning on camping at Stone Mountain Park and Lake Lanier Islands (park) next year, too.

We've found North Georgia to have far more campgrounds than Western North Carolina. For the Smokies, most campgrounds are on the north (Tennessee) side of the mountains.
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Old 09-13-2014, 06:43 AM   #21
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All public parks, mostly state parks. If asked, we say we're 35' as well. We are careful about clearance and leveling issues and the motor home does not go past the check in area until the toad has gone through first.

Small price to pay for a little privacy that makes a difference to us.
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Old 09-13-2014, 07:55 AM   #22
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There are NOT a lot of public camp grounds here in Alaska where we want to play. Therefore just about all of our camping trips are 'boon docking'. We watch how much fuel(generator), propane and water we use and have been able to stay out for more then 15 days. When we take a trip to the 'lower 48' then we are more then likely at a camp ground with full hooks up. Depending on where we are, we may stay from 3-9 days in one place. We have stayed at rest areas, mainly because we could not find a camp ground close by and it was late at night. I am getting more and more to the point that I would like to be off the road and stop well before dark. Just getting older, I guess.
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Old 09-13-2014, 08:06 AM   #23
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We mostly do state parks except when going from point a to point b and we will use a KOA/private cg along the way. Have only run into one or to instances where getting into the site was difficult and that was at a very only state park(s).

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