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Old 06-23-2014, 04:43 PM   #11
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One of my most favorite camping spot in this vicinity is the Sherando Lake Recreation Area... Has a great Lake, facilities, tent camping, and electric sites...

A GREAT get-away place for sure...

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Old 06-23-2014, 05:54 PM   #12
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A/C is exempt from quiet time rules unless it has a bad bearing that is screaming or something. If that was the case, you'd have a hard time sleeping not just those around you.

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Old 06-23-2014, 08:11 PM   #13
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I can speak to the WV State Campgrounds and State Forest areas, AC running all day and night is not a problem. Camped at Watoga State Park this past week and went down to Seneca State Forest, both I would highly recommend! Many of the State Parks here in WV, AC is not really needed with the exception of the heat of the day from say noon - 4pm at certain parks.
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Old 06-23-2014, 08:19 PM   #14
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Never been in a park w/Ac that did not allow it. Have been in some that chart extra for ac use.
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Old 06-25-2014, 02:15 PM   #15
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As a long time Maryland resident I cannot imagine a summer night without ac. But the others are right. Set the thermostat to 45 and snooze away!
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Old 06-25-2014, 04:27 PM   #16
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We sleep with a blanket on. That should tell you something.
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Old 06-25-2014, 06:08 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Bill and Sue View Post
...Now I just need to find a state campground with electric hook-up that isn't fully booked up over a weekend!
If you can provide the area(s) you would like to camp at, someone might be able to provide a recommendation. If you live north of Baltimore, even state parks in PA like Codorus State Park near Hanover, PA (which has electric sites) are reachable in about an hour.

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Old 06-25-2014, 10:50 PM   #18
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I think the reason for no generators after quiet time is that some are really noisy. It is easier to enforce a no generator rule and include all than to argue with someone that thinks theirs is ok.

If it's hot we run our AC all night or until it shuts itself off.
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Old 06-26-2014, 04:48 AM   #19
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I definitely run my a/c's all night, but then I'm on shorepower. My next lot neighbor isn't using his a/c in his motor home at all. I can not imagine being on the Florida Gulf Coast this time of year and not using a/c. I am a host here and am outside most days, but at night I want a/c. Even temps in the high 70's at night with 100% humidity isn't comfortable to me.

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Thank you for pointing out Cordus State Park. I wasn't familiar with it. And it looks very interesting!

Actually, though, I meant my comment about needing to find a place... in a more general sense, not specifically this or the next weekend. In the past (before we had A/C) when the weather forecast looked promising, I looked at nearby campgrounds (within 2-3 hours) and everything was already taken!

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