Going Christmas camping

Discussion in 'Let me tell you about my trip' started by 4xMeteor, Dec 3, 2017.

  1. 4xMeteor

    4xMeteor Active Member

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    DW and I decided to do some camping over Christmas. In the past we did the typical visit family, etc... However, after relocating 2600 miles from family, we're doing something different this year:)

    Any one else camping for Christmas?
     
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  2. nineoaks2004

    nineoaks2004 Every meal is a picnic and every Day is a holiday

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    Years ago and for quite a few years, I used to spend 2 weeks camping on the Ocklawaha River in Fl. with my son and a friend, we ran trot lines for cat fish and also caught Bass etc. For Christmas my wife and daughters would meet us at my parents house about 12 miles away and we would celebrate Christmas together. We had the best of both worlds family and enough fish to last a year in the freezer.
    I hope ya'll have a great adventure over the holidays, be safe, good luck and Happy Camping
     
  3. yetavon

    yetavon everything is better around a campfire.

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    WELL.....since we now live in a 5ER, I guess the answer is yes.....
    But the Hybrid is winterized, and ready for any quick dry trip.
    Next scheduled trip is in Feb.
     
  4. Dingit

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    We're thinking about it, if not ON CHristmas, at least AROUND it.

    That reminds me. I need to get my dog some snow boots. Should be entertaining.
     
  5. PopUpSteve

    PopUpSteve Administrator

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    Hoping to go down to DC that weekend and camp near Mt Vernon. I’ll wait until the 20th or 21st to make a final decision based on the weather.
     
  6. penny

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    Our kids are coming, in their camper, and we may all head out somewhere, but not sure yet.
     
  7. Wild-Life

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    campground confirmed for New Years at the beach.... no matter what the weather.
     
  8. penny

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    now that sounds like a good plan!!
     
  9. thethird152

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    With our recent relocation to Michigan, there will not be any Christmas popup camping for us, but this is also our first Christmas away from family so we're considering a cabin rental instead - just us, the dog, a fireplace, and some snow.
     
  10. tenttrailer

    tenttrailer Art & Joyce - Columbus, O

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    We are headed out tomorrow to visit our 9 grand kids at 4 out of state homes and deliver their gifts. GK's live in three different states. We will travel through 9 states, camp at 7 CG's and travel just over 3,000 miles.
     
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  11. yetavon

    yetavon everything is better around a campfire.

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    You could have stayed here and had snow....
     
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  12. tenttrailer

    tenttrailer Art & Joyce - Columbus, O

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    Camped at first campground in VA in the Blueridge, woke up to snow 26 degrees. Headed to raleigh nc area spending few day with DD and faimly. Will head out and camp a few miles north of Hilton Head on the beach and then camp in central FL
     
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  13. tenttrailer

    tenttrailer Art & Joyce - Columbus, O

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    Then were off to Punta Gorda FL to spend a few days with DD faimily will camp 7 miles from her house. Will update post when we get there. More camping ahead and 2 more family to see.
     
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  14. Orchid

    Orchid Sharp Shootin' Grandma

    Living in Florida, we usually camp every December, January, and February. Canceled our plans for this month, due to the freezing cold weather we are having down here right now. We never camp right on Christmas, just close to it. Hope it warms up a bit in January and this crazy freezing, early in the year, is just a fluke.
     
  15. tenttrailer

    tenttrailer Art & Joyce - Columbus, O

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    After DD/SIL 2 GK's house for 3 nights we headed to visit Charlestown SC, then went to the angel tree "oldest tree in america" 500 years old. That night we camped at Ediso Beach SP SC. Camped may 75 feet from the water. Woke up to a butiful sunrise.

    On to Gainvill FL area to camp at Payne Pairrie SP/reserve for one night. This morning we headed to Punta Gorda FL. Just ariving at an over priced RV resort. Will be visting with DD/SIL and 2 GK's for 3 or so days.
     

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