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dave54

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Posted: 07/30/20 05:26pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

We just pull off the road (rest areas on interstates, large turnouts on other roads) and fix our own meals. Cheaper and less bother.


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I once stopped at a Sonic which had a truck drive thru... steps outside and high speaker. That was nice! I use Cracker Barrels (but try to stop by 11 a.m. or maybe no RV parking due to cars in RV spots).. sometimes there is a fast food place right near a shopping center. Park in shopping center and walk over to eat in or bring back to RV. If I have lunch stuff and not too hot, I will fix in trailer. When I get to campground, unhook and go out and get dinner and bring it back.

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Most truck stops will have some type food, the drivers need to eat, and there would be parking while you do.


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I've not generally had trouble finding places to get food where parking is reasonably available. Between fixing stuff myself in the motorhome, or getting prepared items from large grocery stores, or stopping at restaurants that have good parking available (which includes most in or next to strip malls), I haven't found it a big problem in practice. Being not too picky helps, of course.

Being able to make or reheat one's own food is a big advantage. A can of soup and a sandwich makes for a substantial lunch that doesn't take much time to prepare, nor costs a lot of money.





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A GPS or smart phone should also provide this information.


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Devil,

I guess I don't understand. You have a class C correct? Doesn't have a galley with a reefer and stuff? Why are you stopping at places for crumby food. Just bring the good stuff with you. Then, all you have to find is a flat quiet place. Not only will the food be better, but way cheaper too.

Did you not provision prior to departure?? Most grocery stores have BIG lots and are easy to park in.

If you are traveling the blue roads outside of urban areas, you might even do the kid feed underway.

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We walked through a drive through the other day. Had to park at a gas station, then walk over to the fast food rest. The dine in was closed, so just walked through. They were very nice, even told the people behind us to not run us over. We did wear masks.

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dave54 wrote:

We just pull off the road (rest areas on interstates, large turnouts on other roads) and fix our own meals. Cheaper and less bother.
X-2, rest areas, Truck Stops both have big parking areas, we don't make full meals while actually traveling, a sandwich, maybe a pre-made salad, (Macaroni or potato) maybe some chips and back on the road, something fast & easy.


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Matt_Colie wrote:

Devil,

I guess I don't understand. You have a class C correct? Doesn't have a galley with a reefer and stuff? Why are you stopping at places for crumby food. Just bring the good stuff with you. Then, all you have to find is a flat quiet place. Not only will the food be better, but way cheaper too.

Did you not provision prior to departure?? Most grocery stores have BIG lots and are easy to park in.

If you are traveling the blue roads outside of urban areas, you might even do the kid feed underway.

Matt


We are self contained in the C for sure and always stock refrig, etc. However, there are times I will want to stretch legs and go sit down for meal somewhere, no just fast food stops...assume places on road/interstates and at rest stops are open and have outdoor seating. I have not been interstate since last year prior to COVID so just asking what everyone's experience is throughout the states.

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I think you're nuts. This Covid ere last thing I would want to do is enter some random roadhouse for a meal.
Eat out of your fridge,but if you are desperate for a SYSCO generic meal, I am sure that you can find a place with a walk up window.
You can stretch your legs on any piece of land that is not an interstate shoulder.

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