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Old 03-24-2019, 10:25 AM   #1
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Camping in your own yard?

I'm just wondering if anyone occasionally "camps" in your own yard? We bought our toy hauler a couple months ago and it's winter in Wyoming so it hasn't left the yard, but the kids and I have spent a few nights inside watching movies, playing Monopoly, eating popcorn and in general goofing off like we enjoy doing.




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It's not the fanciest campground, but it'll do until spring gets here!




So....? Anyone else out there yard camping in the off season?
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Old 03-24-2019, 10:27 AM   #2
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Camping is camping. Itís all good
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Old 03-24-2019, 10:29 AM   #3
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We've done in when the power went out for several days due to a storm. Moved out of the house and into the RV with its generator, 8 batteries and two inverters.
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Old 03-24-2019, 10:32 AM   #4
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The little ones look like they are enjoying it regardless of where itís at.

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Old 03-24-2019, 10:36 AM   #5
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We stay in ours beside the house probably 20 days a year.

When we have company we stay in the RV and let the company use the house bedrooms.

Stayed in the RV a couple months when the house got flooded and was being repaired, handy thing to have!!
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Old 03-24-2019, 10:52 AM   #6
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Same here, when the family come up to visit, the DW and I move out to the RV.

They stay up way past our bedtime.
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Old 03-24-2019, 02:42 PM   #7
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The kids and I use the motorhome in front of the house quite often in the summer. Always have a great time with them in that thing
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Old 03-24-2019, 03:53 PM   #8
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Can't say I "camped" at my home. But I did watch a baseball game one afternoon after I installed a the new TV in my RV. I guess I needed to make it worked.
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Old 03-24-2019, 03:58 PM   #9
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I'm in and out of ours all the time, it's parked beside the house.
It's not uncommon for me to go hang out there for a day and watch a movie or something. Which is NOT camping for me because we NEVER watch TV when camping. Once in a while DW and I will decide to spend the night out there, just because we like it. So yes, it gets used/visited a good bit even when just sitting beside the house.
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Old 03-24-2019, 04:52 PM   #10
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When I had a popup, I'd park it on the pad beside my driveway and let family sleep in it during family reunions.
My TT won't fit in the driveway, so I can't do that any more.
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Yeap, guest house, retreat, ours has a walkway to the door and an extension to the house. Camping homestyle
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Old 03-24-2019, 06:11 PM   #12
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Gotta get my moneys worth. I have full hookups at home. We use it often. I use it alot when im working night shift
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Old 03-24-2019, 06:12 PM   #13
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I've done it when I was younger. camped out in the popup one fall day with me my brother and a friend. here in New Jersey it goes from 60 to snowing in the blink of an eye. I never closed the popup up we got like 6 inches of snow and collapsed the popup. my dad was not happy. we just got out new camper and I can see us camping in the yard a few times. still brand new never been slept in at the moment
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I've often wondered:


If City people love to go camping out in the county, do country people like to go camping in the city?
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