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Old 12-13-2006, 09:30 AM   #15
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Hmm...28 nights, 5000 miles. Four weeks seems to be popular - I guess spending one month a year in your Airstream isn't too bad for working folks, but it never feels like enough!

Both Alex, my Argosy, and I are kids from Versailles, Ohio!
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Old 12-13-2006, 09:52 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by Mike Lewis
We spent 5 1/2 month in ours this year. Aprox 8000 miles---couple trips to Tucson Az---one th Quartzsite AZ--a 6 week loop back east to the factory, smoky mts---fall rally with forumns folks in Ga then home---one trip to the Grand Canyon North Rim--2 months campground host at Arches NP in moab Utah--a month at Dateland Az
2007--Lord willing we're headed for Dateland again Jan -Feb --come home and vacate our apt march -april---then off to the Grand Canyon South rim for a workamper summer plans for fall---pieman
We're jealous. You put in a bunch of Airstream nights at some cool places. How did you find out about the campground host gig at Arches NP?

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Old 12-13-2006, 10:23 AM   #17
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Old 12-13-2006, 10:30 AM   #18
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Not enough

We've traveled around 10,000 miles and 173 nights in the Tin Inn, all east of the Mississippi River and eastern Canada. We got a late start this year as we didn't start until the end of Feb when we finally got the HA and installed it. We should do a little better this year as we're getting an early start with attending the Can Opener.
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Old 12-13-2006, 11:07 AM   #19
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Humm... 2 nights in my '71 before selling it this past Spring. And 3 nights on the way home after buying the '60.

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Old 12-13-2006, 11:13 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by moosetags
We're jealous. You put in a bunch of Airstream nights at some cool places. How did you find out about the campground host gig at Arches NP?
Hi moose---this particular job was advertised on the Arches web site. That is a bit unusual --normally you have to go through the gov volunteer site. there are lots of neat seasonal jobs , you just have to beat the bushes. be prepared to say yes when you apply as they go down the list of applicants --if you snooze you lose----pieman
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Old 12-13-2006, 12:17 PM   #21
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Old 12-13-2006, 01:35 PM   #22
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I feel like such an underachiever . 18 nights and just under 3,500 miles - it was a very slow year for travel for us due to health reasons. Hopefully next year will be back to normal and we can truly enjoy our travels once again.

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Old 12-13-2006, 01:41 PM   #23
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This was a big year for us: Feb found us traveling to Key West and back - about 20 nights and 5,000 miles as I recall. A short trip to VA mountains for a long weekend netted 4 nights and 250 miles. Next to Alaska and back in July - Sept: 66 nights and 13,300 miles. I think the last trip for the year was to Alabama in early Nov - 8 nights and 3,500 miles. So 94 nights and just under 22,000 miles for the year. Whew!

But we may add a trip to New Bern, NC after Christmas - so still counting, maybe.

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Old 12-13-2006, 02:53 PM   #24
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2006 Airstream Nights

7300 miles, 31 nights
Just took delivery 1st of March, did 7 Horse Trials @ 600 miles roundtrip each.
One 3000 mile roundtrip from Southern Middle TN to Western ND.
Just bought out my soon to be EX-wife's share, so I don't have to go back to ND.
Gee....Sedona sounds good!!!
But I'm still going to do the Horse Trials w/my daughter!
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Old 12-13-2006, 03:08 PM   #25
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Thirteen nights, 4,300 miles since Memorial Day. We both have full time jobs.
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Old 12-13-2006, 03:17 PM   #26
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About 100 nights, and 7,000 miles, more or less. Looking forward to more nights and less towing miles during next year.

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Old 12-13-2006, 06:36 PM   #27
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Dang!! Tramp Streamer, you got me. I was kinda' thinkin' I had this one rapped up but due to the price of fuel I took a lot more time on the phone this year... I'm in Wilmington NC Wal-Mart of course. My total mileage since Jan. 3/06 to date is 17,128. Now how many nights will take a whole lot more time to figure out. I average 3 nights a week and 3 weeks a month on the road. But I also have a couple of two week swings into the western NC mountains so we'll leave the nights to another post.
I can tell you how much I spent in gas but I'm keeping that a secret until after the holidays.... don't want to spoil my Christmas spirit. (it's in the I don't want to know department so far.
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Old 12-13-2006, 06:44 PM   #28
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28 nights in Tybee, wife is from Savannah, Ga, bought late July and around 3500 miles.

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