Probably the same reason some people turn in at 10P and sleep until 8A. So much time wasted sleeping.
I for one have always turned out early from any vacation. For me it's a mental thing. On the last day, the vacation is over, time to move on.
I am one who does like to get home with time left in the day. I cannot turn in at night knowing there is food, drink, garbage in my Rogue. Heck if possible, I like to clean the weekends grime off the RV before plugging it in.
For me part of the trip is setting up and tearing down my RV.
2002 'The Rogue' by Mckenzie div of Monaco Coach
24' E450 chassis, V10, Class C, Single slide
I don't know and don't care why they pull out when they do. We pulled out yesterday about 11:30 a.m. Went home, had lunch, unpacked, did laundry, mowed the yard, did other work. Who knows, maybe those people had things to do also.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
- Soren Kierkegaard
I'm not a gone before the crack of dawn guy, but I'm usually out around noon. By then, I've done all I want to do and don't want to get sweaty or dirty for the ride home. I also take my time traveling as I've got two dogs who don't like being cramped up.
Also, Sunday is usually Nascar. While I have DVR, I HATE waiting too long to see the race. Once I know who the winner is, the race is much much duller. So Sunday night is usually watching the race.
Simple different strokes. How long it takes to unpack/unload and store the rig varies for everyone. But if you have a job you do not want to wait until 4:00 to start the process,just to be able to claim you got your full monies worth.
Those who are able to stay later great. great for those who left as well because they camped as long as there schedule allowed
07'Duramax dually,12'Open Range 399BHS
Hawkshead TPMS,Hensley BD3,Killerbee exhaust brake
Blue Ox Bedsaver,air bags w/compressor
Arvika pin box bike rack,Bak Flip tonneau cover
5500 Onan LP,EMS-HW-50
14'Porta Bote w/8.0 Nissan
Vu Cube 2000,Splendide 2000S
We generally are in no hurry to pack up on Sunday unless we are far from home. If we can get home by dinner time, that works for us. The DW and I try to get anything that we might have to do on the weekend done prior to the trip. Grass cutting, grocery, etc. are compelted during the week prior to the trip.
I do see the pack up right after breakfast and gone before lunch crowd often when camping but never concerned myself with it. Figured there were a multitude of reasons they left early, most of which are mentioned above. We kinda like the hanging around watching the parade of campers and relaxing taking our time to pack up after we finish lunch and burn the last of the firewood in a morning blase of glory! One of the benefits to camping within a few hours of home. We can finish a relaxing weeekend with no rushing and not dreading getting home to do a bunch of things before going to bed.
2011 Silverado Crewcab 4x4
2012 Passport 238ML
Hope your travels are safe and the friendships made camping are lasting.
Then you REALLY must wonder when people pull out at 6:00am!
Us full timers and snow birds are on the road with the rest of you too you know. And yes many times we do sit and stay the weekend. We are just eager to get on the road and see what awaits us at our next RV'ing experience.
"We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us".