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    Here's an idea - KOA!

    All KOA sites as well as RV camps have potential to be charging stations!

    What is tesla partnered with key mcdonalds with supercharge stations? hehe

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    Quote Originally Posted by 4sevens.com View Post
    All KOA sites as well as RV camps have potential to be charging stations!

    What is tesla partnered with key mcdonalds with supercharge stations? hehe
    As a former owner of a 40' pusher, you are right on the money.

    But, find a decent campground within city limits?

    And again, they are fine for level 2, but not 3 phase DC.

    McDonalds? YECH. Not even been in one since I was an adolescent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sp4rk View Post
    But, find a decent campground within city limits?
    Why would you need one within city limits? Charging away from home is really only for road trips.
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    The website of KOA has a tripplanner
    Trip Planner | KOA Campgrounds

    Could be of interest for people who want to travel long distances

    Most likely they have all nema 14-50 outlets

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcstp View Post
    The website of KOA has a tripplanner
    Trip Planner | KOA Campgrounds

    Could be of interest for people who want to travel long distances

    Most likely they have all nema 14-50 outlets
    If you click on the red dots along your planned route it tells you about that particular KOA, then if you click "Amenities" it tells you if they have 50 amp service.
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    We visit KOA's a lot, we travel in our bus and my wife likes to pick KOA"s. They do have 50 amp 14-50 plus and the cool thing about them is some have small cabins that they rent on a daily basis. I don't drive the bus more than 300 miles a day so could easily see using one of the cabins, ( a lot of motorcycle travellers use them) and then charge overnight and be gone in the morning. I'm in a campgound right now in Patterson Cal, I'll make a point to ask the owner what his take is on charging EV's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wstuff View Post
    We visit KOA's a lot, we travel in our bus and my wife likes to pick KOA"s. They do have 50 amp 14-50 plus and the cool thing about them is some have small cabins that they rent on a daily basis. I don't drive the bus more than 300 miles a day so could easily see using one of the cabins, ( a lot of motorcycle travellers use them) and then charge overnight and be gone in the morning. I'm in a campgound right now in Patterson Cal, I'll make a point to ask the owner what his take is on charging EV's.
    Be sure to ask if they charge $10 as has been reported elsewhere.
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    I recently ran into the owner at SLC and brought up some ideas

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    Quote Originally Posted by efusco View Post
    If you click on the red dots along your planned route it tells you about that particular KOA, then if you click "Amenities" it tells you if they have 50 amp service.
    Very cool, thanks for the link and the AMP tip!

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