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    Car camping

    Just pull up your vehicle, unload, pitch your tent, and enjoy.

    There are ever so many drop-dead gorgeous locations with adventure nearby.


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    Cool Re: Car camping

    Why sleep in a tent when you can sleep on a king size pillow top mattress at many hotels, perhaps even a hot tub suite if that's your style.......why drive a '75 Dodge when you can drive a '10 Corvette?

    Ha, you can tell I'm not the outdoor type......comfort is my #1 want/need


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    Re: Car camping

    Im not sleeping on the ground no frigging way, I will get a hotel before this guy camps



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    Re: Car camping

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesfnb View Post
    Why sleep in a tent when you can sleep on a king size pillow top mattress at many hotels, perhaps even a hot tub suite if that's your style.......why drive a '75 Dodge when you can drive a '10 Corvette?

    Ha, you can tell I'm not the outdoor type......comfort is my #1 want/need
    There aren't always hotels at drop-dead gorgeous locales.


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    Re: Car camping

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCRAZY View Post
    Im not sleeping on the ground no frigging way, I will get a hotel before this guy camps
    Then you'll never know what your missing.

    With car camping you can bring many of the comforts of home, and that even includes a plush air mattress.


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    Re: Car camping

    Forget the tents. Get a sleeping bag and sleep under the stars.



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    Re: Car camping

    Humans have evolved to be the smartest and most capable animals on the planet and some of them still want to sleep on the ground.


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    Re: Car camping

    Quote Originally Posted by alaskaguy View Post
    Just pull up your vehicle, unload, pitch your tent, and enjoy.

    There are ever so many drop-dead gorgeous locations with adventure nearby.
    Sounds like a blast. I'm in.



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    Re: Car camping

    Quote Originally Posted by LeSchmick View Post
    Humans have evolved to be the smartest and most capable animals on the planet and some of them still want to sleep on the ground.
    Yep, and it makes me appreciate my bed even more when I get home.



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    Re: Car camping

    Quote Originally Posted by maui6651 View Post
    Yep, and it makes me appreciate my bed even more when I get home.
    This is most certainly true, now tempting I really want to go sleep out under the stars.



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    Re: Car camping

    I don't car camp. But I do live

    IN A VAN DOWN BY THE RIVER!



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    Re: Car camping

    Packing in to some of the Colorado areas is certainly worth it.



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    Re: Car camping

    Lugging that cooler around is hard work. And this might steal your beer.




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    Re: Car camping

    The problem with car camping, is that there are so few places to legally do it. And nothing beats getting awakened at 2 am to be rousted by the cops/arrested. And the places where you can legally do it (finding those places is friggin' WORK) charge almost as much as a cheaper hotel room.

    I used to own a Dodge Stratus that I could sleep in by folding the rear seat down. I used it to save money when on a work contract, and would spend almost all my waking hours finding a place to legally park it so I could illegally sleep in it overnight.

    After that experience, I just don't think it's worth it. Though I agree with Alaskaguy about the joy of doing it. Frankly, I love alternative sleeping arrangements.


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    Re: Car camping

    Why car camp when you can canoe camp. BWCA baby!



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