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Old 05-18-2015, 11:28 AM   #1
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Overnight rest stop

Looking for a place to stop for 1 night on my way to Bar Harbor Me from PA. A safe rest stop Somewhere near the border of New Hampshire and Maine would probably be ideal. I would appreciate any suggestions.

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Old 05-18-2015, 12:14 PM   #2
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Just South of Portland Me there is a Cabela's , if there is not a local ordinance against overnight parking they allow boon docking.

100 Cabela's Blvd.
Scarborough, ME 04074

They usually have ample lighted parking, dumps, and fresh water. We usually try to get to the store early enough to shop. We've stayed at Cabelas in Mi, Ne, Penn, and others.
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we use the free allstays.com website extensively. it's the best and most up to date info about wally worlds too.
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We stay often at the NH rest area on 95 north. They have overnight attendant.
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Plenty of Walmarts in both New Hampshire and Maine...check on the Internet for locations and then call before your trip and ask about the store's policy....most do allow overnight stays.
The Kittery Trading Post also allows overnight RV parking but their lot is very busy when the store is open. The store is not open 24 hours so the nights are quiet. Located on US Route 1 at the Maine/New Hampshire state line just off Interstate 95 in Kittery, Maine.
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Any rest area along that route is safe north of MA.
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A little tip I am willing to share. Just between us. nobody reads this and our secret is safe here?

A sears or whatever type of place that does auto repair. I say sears because it most times is in a mall of some type with lots of room. park. Go in let the manager know you are there and just gonna grab a bite to eat and shop for a bit and want to be sure you are are not in his way. He will be be fine with it. Note his name maybe even leave your cell number , you know just in case crazy mall cop wants to get crazy and tow you. When you get back sears auto or whatever is closed. enjoy the night. If and when security or police show up explain you are there to get a part replaced in the morning when it shows up and the rig is unsafe to drive. So and so ( the manager) knows you are there. No more hassels. be gone early in the morning. leave no mess. no slides out. normal stealth rules apply.
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