Traveling while we can

Discussion in 'Welcome to Campground Reviews' started by Godfrey51, Jan 2, 2020.

  1. Godfrey51

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    We are new to long term RV camping. After a few things happened in our family this year we realized that anything can happen to anyone at any time. This made us realize that waiting “one more year” to do some serious RVing might not be an option. Traveling on a shoestring will be challenging, but not having the chance would be devastating. We look forward to learning from everyone’s experience as we embark on this new season. So glad we found this website.
     
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    Welcome aboard CR Godrey51. What you say is so very true. Many folks wait too long to do the things they want to do and then something happens to where they never get to do those things. This will be a new life's adventure for you for sure and even on a shoestring budget you can and will make it work. Jump in at any time with questions as there are many great RVers on this forum who will be only too happy to provide answers and support. I wish you happy times and good roads ahead and look forward to reading future posts from you as well as reviews on the "flip side" of the places you stay and things you do. All the best to you in your travels ahead..............

    Regards, BankShot...............(aka Terry)
     
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    Thanks so much for the encouragement. And yes, we plan on taking advantage of you all. (well, that didn’t sound good, did it?). Lol
     
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    Welcome to the world of RVing. Regardless of whether you plan on being a full-timer or part-timer, keep in mind that what lifestyle you adopt is totally up to you. I see far too many people worried about whether or not their choice of lifestyle "qualifies" as "full-time." IMHO that's total nonsense; what feels good to you is what you ought to go with. That having been said, welcome to the community!

    Joel (AKA docj)
     
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    Joel is right, there's no "official" definition of an RV fulltimer. We live in our coach usually 365 days a year, but because we own land and a small cottage in upstate NY, some say we're not really fulltimers. We have a full hookup site at the cottage, and we continue to live in the coach when we're there except for short periods on occasion while doing repairs or improvements to the coach that are more easily done with us out. The cottage is also our "exit plan" when the time comes that we have to hang up the RV keys. Fulltime RV'ers that own or lease campsites are really pretty common though, so as said, call your lifestyle whatever works for you... :)
     
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    You’re right. Definitions are unnecessary.. Thanks everyone for your encouragement.
     
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    I agree. It is better to travel now than later. We don't know when we will be sick so do it now.
     
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    Thank you for that affirmation! We absolutely know we are making the right decision.
     
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