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Old 08-12-2007, 03:30 PM   #29
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I know that it's the way of the world anymore. Fees everywhere are the norm. I have 3 well behaved kids-they don't use the bathrooms because that's why we bought the trailer in the 1st place-tired of 8-10 year old boys looking undershower stalls. We'd like to do more camping in general-our oldest leaves next summer for college and it's the last summer to be altogether before life sets in for her. I just find it crazy some of the fees. $10 extra adds up for larger families. I understand it, but it is making camping unaffordable for us-it's the only way we can afford to go away. Taxes, fuel, and everything else is making prices go up for everything.

It's just sad to see after 22 years of camping that it's changed so much. When we first started sites rented for families-which typically were up to 4 people. Oh well, we just have to pick and chose carefully when booking a campground. As it is, camping is so low on the list now due to my 83 year old Mother having a stroke, we may not get to go anywhere for years anyway. We are considering selling the camper instead of having it sit since there is no one else to take care of my Mom when we'd go away for a weekend.

Thanks for all the good replies to this-it was a insightful discussion.

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Old 08-12-2007, 06:10 PM   #30
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Yet another latecomer to the discussion. While the argument of passing up on the campgrounds. There are times when it is not possible. If one is camping in a tourist area you may be at the whim of the owners as we were. We recently went to a CG in Williamsburg, Va. I wasn't about to pay the high costs of the two KOA's so I selected another private campground. They charged for all the adults over two at $5 per person and $1 for the extra car. I really didn't have a problem with the extra charges on the head count, but the car I felt wasn't needed. I didn't scour the area for others,but in that area it is hard to get away from it.

The most absurd fee that I have seen was a campground at Kings Island in Ohio. They charged an extra $1/night for shade!!The shade consisted of 1 maple tree on your lot. The guy in front of me just about came out of his shoes when then told him.
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Old 08-12-2007, 07:04 PM   #31
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A dollar for shade!!
That is a new one!
Almost makes you want to take a piece of itwith you LMAO!! J/K!!
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