Most times we don’t get to choose our campsite. The friendly person in the RV park office usually gets to do that. But sometimes we do get to choose. Most of our Thousand Trails parks let members choose the campsites and of course when you’re boondocking you have even more options.
For those times when you can pick your site here are a few thing to keep in mind.
To have shade on your ‘patio’ in the afternoon and evening park with the front of your RV pointing north.
In areas that has prevailing winds you may want to park your RV so the entry door and patio are on the leeward side.
In high winds you can minimize buffeting by parking the RV pointing into the wind.
You may want to park away from a tree instead of under it to take advantage of the afternoon shade it casts as the sun gets lower in the sky.
If you prefer a pull through rather than a back-in site, mention that to the manager before your site assignment is made. Most parks will try to accommodate if they can.
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