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Old 09-20-2006, 07:53 PM   #21
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I checked a campground in Florida (don't remember which one) They said they would accept skoolies only if they had their own holding tanks and a flush toilet (no porta potties)
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Old 09-20-2006, 09:52 PM   #22
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Well it looks like I shouldn't have any worries then. I figured that after all, the state run campgrounds are run by state/county employees who don't have to worry so much about the campground, and the privately owned ones just want to see american green backs, for the most part...
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Old 09-25-2006, 04:55 PM   #23
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Now my dear sweet wife says that there are length restrictions at some campgrounds.... WHAT NEXT????
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Old 09-26-2006, 01:22 AM   #24
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Unless you have a 96 passenger TC2000, I wouldn't worry about the length. Most diesel pusher stick and staples are in the 40 foot range. I know my bus fit on an 18x30 foot site....it's 36 feet long. You just need to take it out and prove the wife wrong.
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Old 09-26-2006, 09:47 PM   #25
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we parked in campgrounds towing either our cargo trailer or our jeep (52') and never had problems. We just asked to get a pull through site. I am sorry to hear your spouse is not online with the bus. It took a bit with my wife, but the first night she could sleep happy, dry, clean, and anywhere we wanted, she dug it right away. I just tried not to bore her all the time with conversion talk. Good luck. -Richard
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I don't know about private campgrounds, but I know that some of the national parks have a 36' length restriction, at least out west here. The one's with length restrictions usually have it listed with the 'amenities'. I don't know how common it is, since my bus is 37' long and figger'd it'd be OK, but I have seen this listed in campground guides.
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Old 09-27-2006, 10:27 PM   #27
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Well fellas... Thanks for all your insights and tips as well as your experiences. I'm sure, just like captainkf says, after the first night.... It's just getting to that first night that's becoming the challange !! I'll be getting my bus out of the storage lot before long and see if I can get my but in gear and put my plans into action... Wish me luck...

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Old 09-28-2006, 11:20 PM   #28
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You'll find most commerical campgrounds only care about money, they don't care what you arrive in. There are a few out there that will slam the door in your face, I haven't been to one of them yet but they are out there. When it comes right down to it, money talks, BS walks...
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Old 09-29-2006, 01:32 AM   #29
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I figure the same... At the state/county run campgrounds, they get a paycheck no matter who comes in, or what they come in...
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Old 09-30-2006, 12:50 AM   #30
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We have camped in a few forest service camp grounds. Never a problem in fact the last time we went somebody had a converted 26' Penske truck. It was still yellow. Neither of us got a second look. Of course we are all red necks around here so nobody really looks twice at my bus.

My wife did not like it at first but after a couple of road trips not having to stop and pee at rest stops she was in love with the bus. She also liked the bus when it started raining and the wind kicked up.
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