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A group for people who are interested in full time rving or are full time RVers with an emphasis on those who tour much of the time.  Want to share a tip or ask a question?&nb... see more

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  • Hippies to gypsies
    Hippies to gypsies :
    8 hours agoI have a question have any one had to have work done on their 5th wheel truck and would the campgrounds let you stay where I am at getteysburg farms will not let me stay. I need some place that will let me stay under $20 a night or less with elect. water...  more
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      S&DFadyk 8 hours ago We have had work done a few times...park rig...then drop truck for repairs....we usually get a rental car
      Ask Gettysburg about parking with car
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      Ricos Ride 5 hours ago Some parks require you to have a vehicle able to tow in case of emergency evacuation
  • Anita (The Quiet One)
    Anita (The Quiet One):
    9 hours agoAnyone had experience at the Lynda Vista RV Park in Yuma?
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  • Louise
    Louise :
    Mon at 4:36 PMI received this message from a J Rodgers. He probably saw I had a Nexus but I have not looked at them since I brought my Viper 6 years ago. Hopefully, someone can answer his question.


    Have anyone bought the Wraith?If so what was the driving experience...  more
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    • EXPLOREAZ and 1 other like this.
    • Louise
      GFrankie Family 5 hours ago I'm not familiar with the Wraith. We have the 2018 Nexus Ghost 36DS. After we had wheel balancers installed we like the ride. Since it has the air suspension and brakes I don't know what we would do without them. Recently weighed the Ghost and our towed c...  more
  • Joe Costa
    Joe Costa:
    June 16I am in McDill AFB in Tamp aBay Florida The update location will not give my full information on my location after I updated it. Nicest RV base in the country & I have been to many East Coast West coast and everywhere in between Think my motherly stay is ...  more
    • Kenneth Baker and 13 others like this.
    • Joe Costa
      Larry Holbrook Mon at 7:46 AM MacDill AFB RV Park in Tampa, FL is available for all active duty, veterans and their families -
    • Joe Costa
      Ken Kriepke Mon at 10:45 AM Hi, Joe,
      I was stationed at MacDill in the 60's at the big transmitter site.  How much has the place changed.....I don't remember an RV park way back then.
      Since I'm  veteran, can I stay at the park??  will they take motorhomes (36')
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      • Joe Costa
        Joe Costa Mon at 6:44 PM This place is enormous and the RV park is gigantic No they only take 
        100% disabled vets,  retirees & active  duty
    • Joe Costa
      Karen & Collins Mon at 1:43 PM They only take retired veterans & 100% DAV, besides active duty
    • Joe Costa
      Solo Joe Mon at 5:59 PM There's a website run by a retired AF member that lists many military famcamps, rates, eligibility, etc. They're all different and some allow civilians.  http://www.militarycampgrounds.us/
    • Joe Costa
      Anita (The Quiet One) 9 hours ago You can mark on RVillage to add the Campground I believe. It should be on the page when you are trying to change or add your location.
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      Tracie and Roy Smith June 16 Love it
    • Anita (The Quiet One)
      Mike and Donna Wagner June 16 Haha - sounds familiar - LOL.
  • Curtis
    Curtis shared Sandra Schreiber- LaPointe's post. June 16Ideas for these fine folks?
    • Hank & Shirleen and 2 others like this.
    • Curtis
      Nawaa June 16 I hope your one reservation is in the Keys. We are full-time and were down there last spring, and they were still recovering from the hurricane. Not much availability there at that time for RVs, although we've heard they're SLOWLY coming back. It's popula...  more
    • Curtis
      Nawaa June 16 https://www.goodsam.com/trip-planner/   Good Sam's trip planner still exists. Looks like you have to be a club member to use it (we are, so we have that option too when researching, although I feel their "ratings" are based more on ad-money and less ...  more
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      • Curtis
        Solo Joe Mon at 2:05 PM I am a member, signed in, and was only allowed to bring up old trips. If you're actually able to create a new trip, I'd be very interested.
      • Curtis
        Tim & Susie Zich Mon at 4:24 PM Good Sam is discontinuing its trip planner either this month or next with some promise there will be a new version up at the end of of the year. We use RV Trip Wizard (pdf subscription) to plan our trips. There is a free demo on their web site. Also, All...  more
    • Curtis
      OBZRV Mon at 1:48 PM I do all our planning for travel. Right now we are on a  6500 mile journey. I have every reservation made from now until mid October. I know a lot of people just ‘wing it’ but we like to have a plan. Campgrounds that are decent fill up pretty fast - ...  more
    • Curtis
      Rich & Pat Tardell Mon at 9:41 PM the new GoodSam Trip Planner has been up for a while.
      https://www.goodsam.com/trip-planner/
       You can load trips from the old version on this page as well.
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      • Curtis
        OBZRV 8 hours ago Thanks, good to know. Like I said we are planned out to October so I haven’t been on their site for some time.
    • Curtis
      Tildie & Tosh 1 hour ago I'm so envious! I've been thinking I should, perhaps, plan and haven't done so. We have general plans but nothing set in stone. With a big rig this can get challenging in summer but we've not had much trouble finding places. Yet 😉  I can certainly un...  more
  • OBZRV
    OBZRV :
    June 16My bad - read another post that talked about Wolf Creek Pass on 160 and ASSummed (you know what they say) it was on our route. 😳
    We are going east on 160 from Alamosa, CO to Denver. Any problems towing this route pulling a 34 ft 5er? Thank you!
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    • OBZRV
      SouthParkSteve June 16 That is La Veta Pass--no problems whatsoever.  No sharp curves and no steep grades--easy drive.
  • romstead
    romstead:
    June 16On are way to Kankakee South KOA for 2 nights any tips on the camp
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    • romstead
      TeamFoxy June 16 If you are visiting in that area it is about the only choice you have. Not a bad park, but not a great park either. We stay there almost every year when visiting our son in Wilmington. We used to stay at Kankakee River SP, but that was closed several year...  more
    • romstead
      KurtO June 16 Bring rain gear! It has been cold and wet,
  • Five Bandidtos
    Five Bandidtos:
    June 15Hi there! Good evening! My husband and I will become full time RVers-we wonder if anyone can share information on how to change your domicile. We are renting, so we don't need to wait for a house to sell-just need to wait until our lease is up. But wh...  more
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    • Dell & Judy Jackson and 2 others like this.
    • Five Bandidtos
      kamkmom June 15 We signed up with Your Best Address as soon as we decided to go full time. We then changed all our credit cards, bank accounts, etc. to our “new” address. We just didn’t give the post office our new address right away. And we left as soon as we wanted to....  more
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      John & MK Harpel June 16 Check Americas Mailbox in box Elder SD
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      Larry Dial June 16 As you can see many folks are using escapees or a South Dakota address and mail forwarding service. We ran into several problems with that. The State of Texas, Fidelity and Bank of America would not accept the address of a mail forwarding service as a "re...  more
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        Steve & Diane June 16 No issues with Pioneer Bank in SD; state accepts address with  http://www.americas-mailbox.com/    Easy to vote in SD, even when absent for years.  No vehicle inspection -- ever.  Have to stay overnight for one night every fifth y...  more
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        Larry & Darlene June 16 We have been with Escapees’s Mail service since 2013 and BofA has never had a problem with our address and if they did I’d tell them to go packing. We take way too much crap from banks. As far as voting goes the only requirement that I’m awa...  more
      • Five Bandidtos
        Steve & Diane June 16 L & D:  One requirement in order to vote is that in order to vote, one must first be a resident of the state in which they are voting.
      • Five Bandidtos
        Jean & John Back June 16 Escapees owns land in Florida, Texas and South Dakota and has had their addresses court tested so there are no organizations state, bank or otherwise that can legally contest your Escapees address. We were immediately registered to vote when we applied fo...  more
    • Five Bandidtos
      KurtO June 16 Depends on where you want your mail to go and what state you want to pay taxes in.
    • Five Bandidtos
      Five Bandidtos June 16 Thanks everyone for your very helpful posts! Appreciate it!
  • Kenneth Baker
    Kenneth Baker:
    June 15I finely get to relax a little. I am playing with camera some.
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    • Kenneth Baker
      Karen Grace June 16 Beautiful shot!