September Trip Planning 

The past few weeks we have been busy getting rid of furniture on local groups and selling things on Ebay. We are trying to get rid of as much stuff as we can before our September launch date. 

In between work projects, I have been planning our September route down to Florida and our Florida to Wyoming route for March/April 2018. 

We hope to travel down to Florida with just the truck and pick up the travel trailer there. I was able to book our rooms for Shenandoah, Great Smoky Mountains, Congaree, Charleston and Savannah. I still need to look at Florida and see where we may want to stay for two or three nights before we pick up the RV.  A few of the RV dealers there have parks that you can stay in overnight while you load your RV up. 

Lazydays even has a huge RV store where you can purchase a lot of RV items. It would be great if we can make a deal with them for a travel trailer we like. Then we can stay for a few nights and take some RV classes and shop. Also, we want to make sure everything with the RV is OK. 

I have also started booking RV sites for our Florida to Wyoming trip in March/April 2018. We want to give ourselves around 5 weeks to get there and stop along the way. We hope to see some beautiful beaches, New Orleans, Austin, San Antonio, Big Bend National Park, the Rio Grande, Guadalupe Mountain National Park, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Roswell, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Great Sand Dunes National Park, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Rocky Mountain National Park (hoping for no snow) on our road trip! Whew! The Florida state park sites go up for booking next week, so I hope I get the ones we really want. I heard the Florida beach parks can be tough to get.

The first three months of our Florida fall/winter season are booked at Fort Wilderness. That should work out great if we work seasonally at Walt Disney World. We will look at some other parks for January 2018 to the end of March 2018 while we are visiting Florida in May. 

We are both super excited to start our travels and work in the national parks! 

September Trip Planning  was originally published on Parkit

2 thoughts on “September Trip Planning 

  1. We almost bought in Florida, but were fortunate enough to find a rig nearby that should work out nicely for us. Crossing my fingers 🙂

    Before you get much further, you might want to check out the post I wrote about our RV shopping experience (can’t recall the exact title, but it ends in “Even if You’re A Complete Newbie”). It mentions a Florida dealership code named “Crazy Ways” and includes some info you should be aware of.

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    • I did read your post! I am hoping we can just get a decent travel trailer new or fairly new that has an OK rep like Grand Design. There is a dealer up here that sells them too, but we would rather not drive it through MA, CT, NY and NJ for our first trip:)- I am also hoping to get 30-40% off MSRP if new since we will have 20% deprecation just driving away in it-LOL. If used we will get a report from Dave at RV Pricing and Values.

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