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tourusa

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Posted: 11/27/22 07:36am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Agreed will have to skip the national parks and stick to TT and Naco or resorts thanks all advise is golden from this group

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What does the extra length really get you?

The fridge is the same size. The stove is the same size. The table is the same size. The sofa is the same size. You might get a larger TV. The swivel rockers will be the same size. The bed will be the same size. The tankage will be the same size.

What you will get is more floor space & perhaps more storage. What you will lose is the ability to get into some of the most beautiful CGs inside the most desired places to visit with an RV, the National Parks, which are notorious for not being accommodating to large rigs.


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The OP has bought their RV. 39ft.

They're happy.


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What does the extra length really get you?

More Room!
Doesn't matter what's outside the door if your living space is cramped.

For me the extra space makes the camping experience more like home vs. living in a smaller trailer. I don't need to manage every inch of my living space.
I can stretch out somewhat. I can go to another room if I like.
I can watch a different TV show if I like. I can stay out for weeks at a time and not feel like I have been roughing it in a trailer he whole time.

In the end the additional space allows for longer more comfortable trips


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Lantley wrote:

What does the extra length really get you?


In our 45 footer it gets us a garage to haul our off-road car and/or two queen beds for our kids.

More square footage is pretty nice.


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tourusa wrote:

Apologies for the short response before - Hi the plan upto now is 3 weeks at each site thousand trails or naco, moving over the weekends from Florida across state , most of those site through researching can accommodate the larger fifth wheels


From what I have seen you might have better luck getting sites if you move Sunday-Wednesday

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Thanks for sure will be planning the next move from AZ

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