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Old 07-02-2016, 10:58 PM   #21
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Yep I looked again at the Website. They sell memberships. I guess we'll just press our dirty faces against the fence and ask if they can serve us some gruel. I don't think we would have liked it anyway.
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Yes, they describe themselves as a "RV membership resort"... but
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Visitors with full hook-up RVs are welcome year round.
Advance reservations are recommended.
"Visitors", not "members"... I assume that if you buy a membership you're not a "visitor".
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Old 07-02-2016, 10:58 PM   #22
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I couldn't find rates...
See the link which I posted:
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... links to a rate chart.
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Old 07-02-2016, 11:01 PM   #23
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... you're only going to find a bathtub in a hotel.
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Not so, we have the infamous Jack F who built his wife a bathtub in a Scamp 16

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Also, while small RVs rarely have a tub, small tubs are not uncommon in the largest trailers and motorhomes.

You can decide what to drag along with you, what to pay for at a campground, and what to do without.
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Old 07-02-2016, 11:38 PM   #24
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Not so, we have the infamous Jack F who built his wife a bathtub in a Scamp 16

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Jeez, we don't even use the bathtub in our house. Sounds like kind of a pain to fill and empty. But whatever floats your rubber ducky, I guess.
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Old 07-03-2016, 08:31 AM   #25
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I've got a fair vocabulary however posh, trendy, exclusive and premium priced are not in it. I like to camp with real campers with short extension cords, personal failings that they're not afraid to discuss with a hope of learning and cold beer we can share. It's great that there are areas where people are willing to spend a lot more than I am. Keeps more sites open where I want to be. My best experiences have been helping young or inexperienced campers. This probably comes from all the old boys helping me when I was younger and a desire to pay it back, outside. Not setting in a bathtub, watching a flatscreen, perusing the Wall Street Journal.
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Old 07-03-2016, 08:39 AM   #26
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I find the crappier the weather the more I desire amenities. It's all well and good to camp when the weather is above freezing and dry and I can be outside walking, biking, talking or sitting by a nice campfire. But, when the rain is falling A LOT, the wind is blowing and the only place to be dry is inside the trailer, give me a cable hookup, an onsite restaurant and laundry facilities so I can dry towels, etc. Having a view out the back window of a boiling ocean/river/lake is a real plus too. YMMV
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Old 07-03-2016, 09:55 AM   #27
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I find the crappier the weather the more I desire amenities. It's all well and good to camp when the weather is above freezing and dry and I can be outside walking, biking, talking or sitting by a nice campfire. But, when the rain is falling A LOT, the wind is blowing and the only place to be dry is inside the trailer, give me a cable hookup, an onsite restaurant and laundry facilities so I can dry towels, etc. Having a view out the back window of a boiling ocean/river/lake is a real plus too. YMMV
And, since you're in the Pacific NorthWET, that happens alot!
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I remember pulling into the Bar Harbor KOA during a NorEaster and after getting set up at our site on the ocean side going over to a site with a sign "lobster" and ordered 2 dinners steamed by Clayton who had lobsters that were caught that day. The rain was hitting only one side of the trailer, the other side was completely dry! Clayton delivered 2 lobster dinners ($40) with corn on the cob, butter,clam chowder. We had a delicious memorable dinner and woke up to the prettiest ocean sunrise ever. Site cost was $75/nite but well worth it. Memories are priceless.
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I remember pulling into the Bar Harbor KOA during a NorEaster and after getting set up at our site on the ocean side going over to a site with a sign "lobster" and ordered 2 dinners steamed by Clayton who had lobsters that were caught that day. The rain was hitting only one side of the trailer, the other side was completely dry! Clayton delivered 2 lobster dinners ($40) with corn on the cob, butter,clam chowder. We had a delicious memorable dinner and woke up to the prettiest ocean sunrise ever. Site cost was $75/nite but well worth it. Memories are priceless.
Hi: cpaharley2008... That sounds like a "Pay per view" site. We've had a few of them... but not with lobster dinners. We tend to go out when it's not stormin'. Alf
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Jim,
I remembered you talking about the dinner when we were at Townsend. So I made sure to tell my daughter Kelly about it before they left for Maine Thursday evening. She will be in Bar Harbor tomorrow. They're having a great time in Maine and have a list of sights to see and places to eat. They've been all around the world in the last couple of years, Malaysia to Scotland etc. and love to immerse themselves in the local culture and cuisine.
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