10 Tips for Disney World with a Toddler and Baby

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  1. Go early! The parks open around 9.  Sometimes there are “magic hours” and they are open earlier or later an extra hour.  When you get a head start you will avoid some crowds and the heat.  It is tempting to sleep in on vacation, but if your kids are anything like ours, they will be up EARLY.  It will take some time getting out the door and to the park.  Depending on where you stay, I’d allow around an hour.  If you are buying tickets at the gate, it will take an extra 10-15 min.  It’s nice to get those pictures in front of the castle before it’s super busy and you are all sweaty and tired.

10 Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Used RV

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Congratulations, you’re in the market for a used RV! You’re probably a bit overwhelmed by all the different models, brands, and options available. Buying used can be a very frustrating process. There can be months of scanning multiple online sites, visiting dealers, driving hundreds of miles every weekend only to find out the RV has already sold or is misrepresented. I hope this post helps you find the perfect RV.  You’ll be able to share generations of memories and experiences unlike no other. However, if you buy the wrong RV or overlook these 10 points, you could be on a path to frustration, financial trouble or disaster!

10 Secrets RV Dealers Don’t Want You to Know

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About me

First, I feel its important that you know that I grew up in the RV industry.  My Grandad started a dealership in the Atlanta area in the 1960’s.  My dad and uncles ran the business until selling it 3 years ago.  The first 20 years of my life I spent every weekend at the dealership, eventually becoming a technician in the service department, even working full time before and during college.  I’ve seen every aspect of the business and can honestly say I’m proud of the way my family treated customers and developed relationships through multiple generations.  In those days, dealers were passionate about seeing families build memories.  They exhausted every resource available to secure affordable financing and to keep buyers from making mistakes.  Unfortunately, a good portion of the industry is now motivated by profit alone and the love for camping only exists once you leave the dealer.  Hopefully the following tips will help you avoid some common mistakes and help you find the best deal possible!

10 Essential Tips for Camping with Babies!

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  1. Sleeping arrangements for a baby in an RV can be tough.  Most RV beds and bunks are designed for older kids.  If you have an area for a pack-n-play, that may be your best option.  If not, consider converting one of your lower bunk beds into a crib.  We built this crib/ladder combo in our Sunnybrook.  However you decide to make sleeping arrangments, consider a test-run one night in your yard a few weeks/days before you go.  If it doesn’t go well you’ll be glad you have time to rethink things!Screen Shot 2018-03-27 at 9.10.10 PM