Go Back   iRV2 Forums > iRV2.com COMMUNITY FORUMS > New Member Check-In
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 08-13-2009, 12:34 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2
Question Chicago downtown

Hello everyone,

I recently purchased a new 24 ft Fleetwood Icon. We just got back from a 5 week trip with our children. Started in Florida and went up the east coast and to North Carolina, then to DC and from there up to Boston and Rockport Mass. We then visited Montreal and Mont Tremblant Canada. Niagara Falls and Valparaiso Indiana were stops on our way to Chicago. On the return trip we hit Nashville for good measure. I am a realestate developer and found downtown Chicago lacking for RV access. I am curious if a Vertical indoor RV park right in the city with easy access would be a hit with RVers. I have an idea on how it can be done but wonder if people will pay to be right in the city. It would be large and have alot of services.....from cub games to shows to tours. each floor would have a different theme....like the old west or a desert or europe or anything else that seems interesting. I figure I would have to charge about $80.00 a night. I would love to have a discussion about this idea with anyone that is interested.

Thanks
Phil
__________________

__________________
urbanrv is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 08-13-2009, 01:30 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Rich_in_Tampa's Avatar
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Tampa
Posts: 146
It's a great idea but I can't for the life of me understand how you could make it work as a business model. Not to mention moving 40 foot RVs between floors, no engines running indoors, security.

But by all means put me on your list for othe grand opening!
__________________

__________________
Rich
2009 Itasca Suncruiser 35L
Tampa, FL
Rich_in_Tampa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2009, 01:36 PM   #3
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2
Glad you asked

We would put your rv in place using a dolly type set up. We would handle all of your hook ups as well. I think the first thing we would do at check in is wash the RV and degrease the undercarriage. There would be no driving in the park so it would turn out to be safer for everyone.
__________________
urbanrv is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2009, 12:22 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
cb5300's Avatar
 
Monaco Owners Club
Appalachian Campers
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 1,167
Sounds like the beginning of a plan to me... Keep working on it, and keep us up to date on how things progress.
__________________
Charles and Martha*2008 Monaco Signature
FMCA #F388752*GoodSam Life Member
2007 Ford Explorer - Toad
cb5300 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-2009, 02:18 PM   #5
sub
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 5
We're from chicago so count us in! How was the trip with the kids? How many/Ages/sexes of the kids? We have two girls 7 and 9 who love to camp/rv/travel, but we've never gone past a few weeks. We are really considering going for 6 mos. to a year. Thanks for any insight on the longer trips. Sue and Bob
__________________
sub is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Downtown Boston?? Ken-55 Navigation, Routes & Roads 7 10-19-2009 03:52 PM
Visiting Chicago amy5708 Navigation, Routes & Roads 4 08-04-2009 09:02 AM
Thru or around Chicago? PeteB Navigation, Routes & Roads 6 07-17-2008 03:10 AM
Chicago to Las Vegas. Don7070 Navigation, Routes & Roads 6 03-26-2008 03:04 PM
Need a cg near downtown Dallas, TX TexasTreat Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 3 03-11-2005 11:01 AM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:58 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.