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Old 07-03-2015, 08:10 AM   #1
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Our first night at Wal Mart at the Rehoboth Mall, on our way to Bayshore Campground in Ocean View DE
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They tell me that you will always remember your First Time. Enjoy! \ken
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Congratulations! I remember my first time as it was only last year and ended up doing it twice more. Pretty comfortable if there are other campers there. I wouldn't want to be the only one though.
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Congrats!! I really like overnights at Walmart, FREE is always the right price!

I have a question. I see lots of RV'ers towing boats. What I don't know is how do you launch the boat once you get there, with your RV?? The boat ramps at our local lakes are kinda steep, I'd be plenty nervous.
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Hi Matt, thanks for your service, we went with another couple and he has a travel trailer and we use his truck. I use my receiver in his hitch.
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I remember our 1st night at a Walmart--we had a 1999 Winnebago gas unit. Was in 2005. Was about 11 pm and I was worried that we wouldn't be allowed to stay there or that there was something wrong with it.

Pulled into the lot & there sat a 3/4 million dollar rig towing a high end SUV. Has never bothered me since.

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Congrats!! I really like overnights at Walmart, FREE is always the right price!

I have a question. I see lots of RV'ers towing boats. What I don't know is how do you launch the boat once you get there, with your RV?? The boat ramps at our local lakes are kinda steep, I'd be plenty nervous.
There are quite a few pictures out there where someone has launched his Type A MH as well as the boat!
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I remember our 1st night at a Walmart--we had a 1999 Winnebago gas unit. Was in 2005. Was about 11 pm and I was worried that we wouldn't be allowed to stay there or that there was something wrong with it.

Pulled into the lot & there sat a 3/4 million dollar rig towing a high end SUV. Has never bothered me since.

Russell

That is too funny! Exactly what happened to us. I kept thinking that this would never work. A couple hours later, a custom provost pulls in and parks right next to my old 98 Chieftain. I felt like a big dog!


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I have camped many nights in Walmart parking lots. It's a true dry camping experience with no accommodations what so ever other than the conveniences already built in to your RV.


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Hi Rick,

Walmart is a super option - I've used them many, many times and really appreciate them. However; I see many folks abusing the privilege. This YouTube video nicely describes the proper etiquette for Walmart overnight stays, if you haven't seen it, it is worth a listen. It is one of those things that a few inconsiderate folks could ruin for all of us if we are not careful.

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