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Old 07-22-2015, 12:43 AM   #1
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Hi!!!!
My fiancé and I have been working on our skoolie "Blunderbus" for a while. A 1980 Blue Bird. With work, school, and life, it has taken longer than intended of course. But we love her dearly! We found her on Craigslist while looking up RVs from some guys that used to take her to Talladega Nascar Races.. you can imagine the funny smell .
She was once red, and now is a funny shade of pink. But she came with a party deck already!
We currently live in Alabama. There may be a job transfer to Seattle Washington soon. It is our intention to live on it while looking for our little spot of home. I have searched for campgrounds or somewhere that is skoolie friendly with no luck. It does not meet their aesthetic environment....
Does anyone know anywhere out there that may allow them? I have looked and looked. I don't know about KOA or if they allow long term. At this point we are about to ask to rent someone's back yard...lol

Mandy and John
Any help, tips, suggestions would help tremendously. Oh, we do have a youtube channel with video pics (blunderbus skoolie). Will post pics and stuff on here when its not midnight..lol
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Old 07-22-2015, 07:07 AM   #2
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I assumed I'd be staying in yards once the bus is done.
Lots of people and establishments are real jerks about buses.
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Old 07-22-2015, 07:55 AM   #3
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The two KOA campgrounds in my area are year-round, and they charge $480 per month with all utilities, wifi and cable. I think it's $450 without the cable though.

Here's a website to find area campgrounds, although I know there are many more resources than this to search:

Campgrounds Near Me | RV Parks & Campgrounds | Campground Reviews

There's a thread here somewhere, from I think less than a month ago, where folks shared a bunch of ways to find places to stay. Can't really remember which subforum it's in though
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The two KOA campgrounds in my area are year-round, and they charge $480 per month with all utilities, wifi and cable. I think it's $450 without the cable though.
I've had my experiences with KOA.... they can stuff their $450

Mandy Dawn, lots of websites out there.... a lot of them list walmarts, casinos, and truck stops for overnight stays.
look for SMARTphone apps if you have such a device. lots of free ones.

But, the main thing is to read the reviews on the locations you choose
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I've had my experiences with KOA.... they can stuff their $450
Well, now you have to tell us the story
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Payin $450 a month to live at a koa sounds like some sort of punishment to me.
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Payin $450 a month to live at a koa sounds like some sort of punishment to me.
I second that!
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What is KOA and do campsites really say no to skoolies?
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Try here:

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What is KOA and do campsites really say no to skoolies?
Yeah, lots of places will turn away converted buses.
Koa is a HUGE chain of campgrounds. Sorta the "dennys" of camping.
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