We went RVing and it turns out we were the trash of the trailer park.

True story—we rented an RV for Memorial Day weekend and it was amazing. Truly unforgettable. Imagine this, two families of four sharing one RV for five days. There was laughter. There were tears. There were slushies. And of course there was vodka.

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Our first stop was at Stone Mountain’s campground and we were blown away by its beauty. The kids ran around the green space, made friends, climbed the mountain, and swam in the pool. And all of that was before 10AM.

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Here’s the thing, we couldn’t help but notice that literally every other RV site was better kept than ours. Wet towels? We’d throw them over the hood to dry. Toys? We left them out for the kids to play with the next morning. Beer bottles? Some made them in the trash, some not so much. I personally chalk it up to it being our first time doing this.

After a couple days we packed up and headed down to Tybee Island to enjoy the beach. It was equally as amazing. We walked to the beach, jumped waves, cooked out, ate an excessive amount of s’mores and met our neighbors whose son put on a creepy puppet show for us. It really doesn’t get any more Americana than looking up and seeing a baby doll head looking down at you, right? You can’t make this stuff up.

 

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Oh and the other RVers were crazy nice. People go out of their way to help out. And listen to this, one day I left my FitBit in the shower and I figured it would be gone forever. But I went to check in at the office on the off chance someone turned it in and Voila they handed me my FitBit ! All in all, it was an unforgettable experience. If you’ve ever even thought about renting an RV, do it! And in case you’re wondering, here are my list of must haves when hitting the road:

Amazon.com, etsy blog, etsystalkers.com, Set of 10 White Indoor/Outdoor Mini Oriental Style Nylon Lantern Plug-in String Lights,
Lantern plug-in string lights to set the ambiance.

Amazon.com, etsystalkers.com, camping chair, Rving, Go RVing
You must have a camping chair or else you’ll end up on the ground (note: these easily tip over so you might end up on the ground anyway).
Amazon.com, etsystalkers.com, camping, RVing, Go RVing, glow sticks
Glow Sticks!
RV Camping Location Sign, etsy.com, etsy blog
RV Camping Location Sign

Amazon.com, etsystalkers.com, RVing, floormat, Go RVing, Clean Machine Patio Stripe Doormat
Doormat to wipe your feet before entering the RV. Otherwise the entire RV ends up being the doormat.