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Old 10-15-2011, 11:07 AM   #1
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Sooner or later we all go there...

Stopping for lunch.
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:58 AM   #2
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Shopping or camping?
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Old 10-15-2011, 12:41 PM   #3
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Wallyworld is a stable for RV'rs!!
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Old 10-15-2011, 12:55 PM   #4
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Is that a 13 footer reeves? Cool!
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Old 10-15-2011, 03:11 PM   #5
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Re: Sooner or later we all go there...

Hi: reeves99...The last time we used a Wallo Ma t lot for a lunch stop the trailer was surrounded by lookerzon before the butter was on the bread. I never get to eat my sandwich in peace!!! Oh well...I guess thats part of the price you pay to own an Escape. Alf
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Old 10-15-2011, 03:36 PM   #6
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Re: Sooner or later we all go there...

We intend on spending the night at WalMart in Bellingham the Nov long weekend. It'll be very easy and we know we'll be surrounded by many others...

I get off work at 2315 and will cross the border and then head there to sleep. Do not want to cross the border the next morning with the hordes..

Last trip of the year to Cape Lookout in Oregon...
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Old 10-16-2011, 12:49 PM   #7
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We intend on spending the night at WalMart in Bellingham the Nov long weekend. It'll be very easy and we know we'll be surrounded by many others...
We spent the (Canadian) Thanksgiving weekend in the Bellingham Walmart parking lot. It was not too busy - maybe 10 RVers in the lot and a few people sleeping in cars.

If you get the spot in the south western corner of the parking lot (nearest the stoplight on Meridian) you can get coffee at Woods Coffee across the street and then use their WiFi in your trailer for the rest of the day including Netflix for evening entertainment.

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Old 10-16-2011, 07:27 PM   #8
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Re: Sooner or later we all go there...

When we come out of the Yukon and time is tight to park for the night we went to Wal-Mart.

It is called urban camping I think.

In the Yukon there is only one Wal-Mart and it is very busy in the summer.

My last camping trip was out in the boonies, It took me 5 hours to drive 130 km to get to my destination.

At the end of the run we got 2 Moose, a lot better than urban camping, I might make one more trip for Caribou..

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Old 10-17-2011, 12:00 AM   #9
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Re: Sooner or later we all go there...

The Walmart in Bellingham is often full of RVers - usually parked at the farthest end of the lot, alongside Meridian.
We had a new Walmart open in Port Coquitlam and the first time I shopped there, there were people at the customer
service desk asking if they could park their RV's for the night. They are allowed - their only comment is they do not provide security
so park at your own risk.
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Old 10-17-2011, 03:00 PM   #10
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When we come out of the Yukon and time is tight to park for the night we went to Wal-Mart.

It is called urban camping I think.

In the Yukon there is only one Wal-Mart and it is very busy in the summer.

My last camping trip was out in the boonies, It took me 5 hours to drive 130 km to get to my destination.

At the end of the run we got 2 Moose, a lot better than urban camping, I might make one more trip for Caribou..

Doug

That's the nice thing about Escape trailers... they are "at home" either urban camping or moose hunting.

I got my moose (27" bull) while using my trailer as a base camp in mid-september. As I didn't get the moose close enough to the camp to get good Escape glamour pictures, it will not be in next year's Escape calendar.

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