Post a Picture of Your Camping Setup at Other Campgrounds!!

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  1. Teamubr

    Teamubr Formerly racing around the country.

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    I was looking at the Lake Louisa web site and Reserve America. Some of the pull-throughs and a few of the back-ins will be plenty long enough.

    Now I just have to get work to settle on a timeline for a new tower we are opening. I originally had plans to arrive at the Fort on 9/9/17. Then the project timeline set 9/9/17 as opening day. I moved Disney to 9/23/17. Today, I heard they are behind schedule and may push opening dates back... :crazy2:

    We are 2 months away from phase 1 opening. You'd think they had this worked out by now.

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  2. tltay2005

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    Ugh. Well the later you wait the cooler it will be, and that could be a plus! Living here in Central Fl and knowing how hot September can be, I would take Oct over early Sept any time. Good luck with your project.
     
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  4. tltay2005

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    Silver Springs State Park, Ocala FL. Very nice campground. Large level sites. Lots of pull troughs for those larger RV and 5th wheels. Nice clean and modern bath houses. There is a Florida museum and "cracker" settlement on site that is open on the weekends. Lots of nice trails for hiking and bike riding. You get free admission to the Silver Springs recreation area where you can take a glass bottom boat ride. I highly recommend this, it is very neat.
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  5. peg110

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    WOW... That seems like a HUGE site.
     
  6. tltay2005

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    It was. Most of the sites were this large, some even larger. The pull throughs were very large to accommodate the largest of 5th wheels or motor homes. I did not take a lot of pictures of other sites, but here is one with a pull through on the right side. You can see that this is only half the site so it was very large.
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  7. disneydizzy2

    disneydizzy2 Former Almost Cast Member

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    IMG_3984.JPG We stayed at KOA Kissimmee prior to our FW stay. We loved it . Perfect pre cursor to our Fort stay. Relaxing(mostly snow birders). We are not retired yet so we were welcomed but didn't quite get in the group of regulars. They were extremely kind and always helpful. We loved the attention to detail and level of attention. So much so they spoiled our dogs ridiculously.
     
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  8. jeffrey1966

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    Wow! That looks like a beautiful place to stay. going to try to reserve a spot for a couple of nights before next springs stay at FW. How long of a drive from there to the Fort?
     
  9. tltay2005

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    About 2 hours.
     
  10. jeffrey1966

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    We like the Kissimmee KOA too and stayed there just before our trip to the Fort in 2014. Such an easy drive to Fort Wilderness from there.
     
  11. Teamubr

    Teamubr Formerly racing around the country.

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    The weather seems like it is finally deciding to be Spring, so we went out this weekend with some friends. Nothing too far, but a nice little private cg in mid Illinois. Nice weather. 40s at night, 60 during the day.

    That's our friends 6 month old Cherokee next to us.

    Okaw Valley cg, outside of Vandalia, IL.

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  12. DisneyDad0f5

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    Here was our site (485) at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, AL a couple of weeks ago. They have over eight miles of bike trails. It is not right on the beach but close enough for my taste. Amazing campground...

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    DDo5 - aka Mike
     
  13. tltay2005

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    Fort Desoto Park, Florida
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  14. Teamubr

    Teamubr Formerly racing around the country.

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    That looks great, Terri. My parents used to own some condos in St Pete Beach. We drove out to Ft. Desoto a number of times, but never camped there.

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  15. Teamubr

    Teamubr Formerly racing around the country.

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    Here was the view from our site at Coles Creek cg, Carlyle Lake, IL on a very rainy weekend. Overall it was a nice time until until I broke a leg. Broke it so bad we had to amputate half just to make it home.




    That's a landing leg on the trailer.




    I was at the edge of the site and had the driver side wheels on the camper up on 3 of the plastic stackable blocks. When I backed in to hitch up, the trailer nudged a little. Just enough to roll it off the blocks. Unfortunately, when the side of the trailer dropped down, the landing leg dug in and bent forward. I was able to straighten it back up, but the boxed pipe had crimped and it wouldn't go up high enough to be able to pull the trailer. So, off to Wal Mart for an angle grinder and presto. Ground clearance galore. Good news is e-trailer has a replacement set for $150. Better than I feared.

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  16. PaHunter

    PaHunter We'll be rollin in like an airstrike.

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    These were taken of my setup during my camping work trip. Was a nice campground in MD and had a good two weeks there.
     
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  17. PaHunter

    PaHunter We'll be rollin in like an airstrike.

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    Am I the only one doing any camping ??? Hello, is this thing on ??:confused3
    Oh well here we are on our next camping adventure, new rig, first trip.

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    KOA in Elizabethtown, PA. Nice small campground, has some awesome pull thru sites, we elected for a back in site. :sail:After all need to practice before Disney.
     
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  18. SouthAlabama5er

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    I hear ya PaHunter, we're all slacking in this department, here was my site this year at GSP,
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    That was with my parents 5er, I didn't get a chance to get a picture of the new 5er, but I'm booked at a Mississippi State Park the weekend after the 4th, I'll post pics of it then,
     
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  19. SouthAlabama5er

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    Haven't heard much out of my good friend the world famous Tiggerdad lately, last I heard he was doing some boomdocking in the mountains, and sent me this pic....

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    Hope he's having a good time! (I believe the front need to come up some)
     
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  20. tltay2005

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    Wish I was camping, but it is just too hot here in Florida right now :crazy2:. Looking forward to September when we can take the cover off and get out there again. But until then, I will just have to enjoy everyone else's set ups and trip reports.
     
  21. JETS70

    JETS70 Teardrop camping at the Fort

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    Teresa and I decided to sell the cargo trailer camper conversion. It served us well as it made several trips to the Fort hauling a golf cart and motorcycle. With our family growing, we had just outgrown it. When we built the camper, we had looked for a factory built camper with enough space to haul the golf cart and motorcycle. It just wasn't there. We contemplated building another larger conversion but when we searched toy haulers this time, Coachmen had the Adrenaline 26 CB which could haul what we needed to haul so we decided to buy rather than build. Even though I would have enjoyed building another, we are very happy with this one. Here are a couple of pictures from a recent weekend at the Kentucky Horse Park. We will be taking it to the Fort for the first time this October.
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