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  • Sunnie
    Sunnie:
    Hi all. I'm a full time RVer and just purchased the highest membership available. I'm going to be traveling cross country from Acton, Ca. to Atlanta Ga leaving here the 3rd week in September. I'm having a hard time finding T parks along the I40 route. ...  more
    • 36 minutes ago
    • Sunnie
      SilentKnight On the West Coast and the East Coast, we have no problem anywhere and have never been turned down at any TT. Its the central plain states that is hard.  Not that many parks and we end up going to Good Sam, KOA or even Walmart parking lots.  We h...  more
    • Sunnie
      Tahiti16 One you will find is that membership parks as a whole not just TT are destinations not pass through. Many times over the years it would cost us more in time and gas to use a "Free" or low cost $1 or 2 back when we had CC and RPI than a park close to the f...  more
      • 8 minutes ago
  • Jack n Lynne
    Jack n Lynne:
    Indian lake rv, Thousand Trails, Batesville, Indiana Review. I recently bought a new Cougar TT, and it came with a 30 stays at TTrails. So I thought I'd give it a try and possibly buy a membership since we are retired and plan full time this coming Nov...  more
    • Mon at 10:12 AM
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    • Jack n Lynne
      madgoan We are at Indian Lakes as well.....we found many sites with full HU on Friday afternoon. Our site is fine but we did experience them not being very friendly.....until today.  The lady in the store when we got our new gate code was extremely nice.
      • Mon at 12:00 PM
    • Jack n Lynne
      King Family We came in last Wednesday and had no problem finding a very nice 50A FHU site. The staff here has not been as friendly as most TT parks we've been in. If you want 5 star resorts there are plenty of $100 per night parks happy to take your money. We are ful...  more
    • Jack n Lynne
      madgoan You are so right King Family!
    • Jack n Lynne
      K&M Do not buy TT.  We've been members for 30+ years.  They are converting all the parks to as many Full Timers as possible.  Transient campers get the leftover sites no one wants.  Phase 4 (across field from pool) used to be ONLY transien...  more
      • 1 hour ago
    • Jack n Lynne
      Jack n Lynne Thanks K&M, exactly what I thought! Talked to a friend of mine yesterday  he was pernament  and pulled his camper off a year ago. To the King Family, I am NOT looking for a 5 star park, just a decent spot for a decent price.  We were in P16...  more
      • 58 minutes ago
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      • Jack n Lynne
        K&M The other problem with TT is the minute you buy a membership, they constantly try to upgrade you.  We lose campgrounds every year because, after over $15,000 of upgrades over they years, we started refusing to "upgrade".  So now, campgrounds eit...  more
        • 48 minutes ago
  • Travelinlady
    Travelinlady :
    Mount Vernon in Bow WA is a great campground. The people have been friendly, the pool is heated and large. The lodge is 2 story the family section is upstairs the adult is downstairs. The wifi is hit or miss and only available at the lodge. Verizon cell s...  more
    • July 22
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    • Jay & Lynda Clark and 3 others like this.
    • Travelinlady
      Michael Grimes Thank you for that review.  TT is near and dear to my heart and I feel like they have financially struggled as a company.  I want this organization to succeed, so reviews like this certainly help.  I mean they should be real, not sugar coat...  more
      • July 22
    • Travelinlady
      One Day At a Time Thanks for such a good review. Would you have been comfortable leaving your trick overnight in parking lot had you decided to spend the night on the island?
      • July 22
  • Bud Elkin
    Bud Elkin:
    Have been here at Snowflower for 5 days. Absolutely wonderful. Couldn't have nicer personnel working here. Kindness abounds.
    • July 18
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  • Lisamr
    Lisamr:
    Headed to Chehalis TT soon. How far to decent grocery store? Any info on the place appreciated
    • July 17
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    • Lisamr
      Michael Grimes There is a walmart down in town, about 20ish minutes from the park, right off I-5.  Pretty good selection, and groceries.  
  • LauraandMark
    LauraandMark :
    Just left TT Seaside and heading down to the TT Pacific City campground for a couple of days. Anyone have any particular insights for us regarding Pacific City?
    • July 16
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    • Richard & Karen Headley and 1 other like this.
    • LauraandMark
      Ron and Libby While at PC, take a drive N. along the coast and see Cape Lookout State Park, Oceanside, the Octopus Tree and Cape Meares Lighthouse.  Go to the beach at Cape Kiwanda and watch the dory fisherman go out and come in on to the beach in their dory boats.
    • LauraandMark
      Marc & Julie Bennett | RVLove.com There is Cell service (Verizon) at sites B11, B12, B13. That's it - unless things have improved since we were there July 2014. Nice campground, have lunch or dinner at the restaurant/ on the water a few miles down the road, cute little town and cafe too
    • LauraandMark
      Travelinlady Any sites that don't have trees our you can get satellite?
      • Mon at 1:14 PM
    • LauraandMark
      Beast No problem getting satellite. The site map tells you were you can and can't get it
      • Mon at 2:56 PM
    • LauraandMark
      LauraandMark Beast is right. There are some sites that are more in the open and we could see people had satellite.
  • Judie Ashford
    Judie Ashford :
    I have been to about half a dozen of the Thousand Trails preserves, but always in a 40-foot behemoth. This was sometimes challenging, but always doable. We got off the road and have a smaller Lazy Daze Class C now, which we think would give us more choi...  more
    • July 16
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    • Judie Ashford
      Michael Grimes I see where you're going with your thinking.  I hear ya.  I don't know of any TT that have the type of sites you are looking for.  I DO know the TT in Chehalis WA has a loop of sites that the call: Tent Only, but they are actual back-in sit...  more
      • July 16
    • Judie Ashford
      Judie Ashford Actually thinking about downsizing further into a Pleasure-Way Class B, so a "tent" spot might be quite doable.  Will be anxious to hear your report.  Thanks!  ;->  Have been in Chehalis, but so long ago, I don't remember a thing about it.
      • July 16
    • Judie Ashford
      zalee Check out freecampsites.net or uc public campgrounds
      • July 16
  • Brett+Cheri Miller [HelloFreedom]
    Brett+Cheri Miller [HelloFreedom] :
    VERIZON AT SAN BENITO TT??? This post is identical to my previous post but for a different location. My Technomadia Coverage app and the Verizon coverage locator both show this San Benito TT park in Pacines California as very solid 4G/LTE, but several pos...  more
    • July 16
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    • Brett+Cheri Miller [HelloFreedom]
      WDK450 I last stayed at San Benito about 3 years ago in December (It got down to 15 degrees overnight). I can remember no problems with Verizon service there. I was using a Jitterbug phone (uses verizon towers) and my Verizon Wifi Hotspot. Hide 1 Reply
    • Brett+Cheri Miller [HelloFreedom]
      WDK450 BTW, TT Fish Camp in Manteca is in a heavily populated area (Stockton area) with many daily commuters to the SF Bay area. I can't imagine that the Verizon service has problems there. I stayed at nearby French Camp RV park a few years ago with my Jitterbug...  more
      • July 18
    • Brett+Cheri Miller [HelloFreedom]
      Geekstreamers We stayed at San Benito in March of this year. We got 9.55 Mbps down and 2.91 up on Verizon. The spaces near the office get the best reception. We just ran a speed test before settling on a site.
      • Mon at 8:15 AM
  • Brett+Cheri Miller [HelloFreedom]
    Brett+Cheri Miller [HelloFreedom] :
    VERIZON AT TURTLE BEACH TT??? My Technomadia Coverage app and the Verizon coverage locator both show this Turtle Beach TT park in Manteca California as very solid 4G/LTE, but several posts on the Facebook group say it's not good enough to work for over a ...  more
    • July 16
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    • Brett+Cheri Miller [HelloFreedom]
      WDK450 You might want to also post these cellphone service questions on the "TT Members" Yahoo group. 
  • Ramblingdon
    Ramblingdon:
    Well, we're back at our HomeBase in Ruskin Florida getting our RV repaired before we head out again. After staying 4+ months at Fiesta Key in the Florida Keys as work-campers for the first time. Read my Hub on Work Camping to learn more.
    Work Camping:  Make money as you Travel in your RV, | ToughNickel
    • July 15
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    • Ramblingdon
      King Family I'll have to google Ruskin FL that's my middle name :)
      • July 15
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      • Ramblingdon
        Ramblingdon Most local people refer to Ruskin as "the town that time forgot" or as "the Tomato Capital of Florida". It's about 22+ miles south of Tampa city on the old "Tamiami Trail" (US-41). We live in one of those 55+ communities and this allows us to travel more ...  more
    • Ramblingdon
      Ellen & Dan Ruskin also has The Best tomatoes!
    • Ramblingdon
      Lisamr Rusk is my last name....lol
    • Ramblingdon
      Travelinlady Three Flags or Clermont
      • July 16
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