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Old 09-04-2007, 12:37 AM   #1
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Just wanted to say hi. We purchased a PW 4 weeks ago and have used it every weekend so far. Our best trip so far was to Niagara Falls (Canadian side) two weeks ago. We stayed at a small park that was very well cared for. The park was located 14 km from the falls (up river) and was directly across from the Niagara river. The scenery was just perfect. Located right in front of the campground is the scenic parkway. The parkway is a paved path that runs 56km along the river for biking, walking, roller blades. We brought our bikes with us and ventured to the Falls. No parking or traffic to worry about. It was perfect. When we returned to the camp we had a late lunch then rode our bikes to ZOOZS. This is a wildlife park that you can get very close to the animals like bears, tigers, lions, birds of prey, and even hippos! Class "B" is new to us. We have had hard tops, park models, and tents. I always thought a Class B vans would be the best for us when we reached empty nester status. This van is great! Good gas mileage, pull in and minimal setup. So far so good.

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Old 09-04-2007, 01:19 AM   #2
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Welcome Steve and Lisa

Sounds like you have quite a bit of RV experience. The park you went to when you visited Niagara Falls sounds GREAT to me.

My wife & I like to get away for as many weekends as we can too. Sometimes, going for the weekend feels like we've been away for a week!

What model Pleasure-Way do you have? Bobbi is a Pleasure-Way Eastcoast Ambassador on this forum. I know bobojay has a PW Lexor, julievojo has a PW Plateau, jerrygaylor has a PW Plateau. They're great units.
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Old 09-04-2007, 02:06 AM   #3
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Not 100% sure as we purchased it used. It is a 1999 Dodge Wide Body with the 318 motor. It has the electric couch at the back that goes into the bed. The shower is in the washroom not in the middle. It has very low km and looks new. We have had many people ask us about it and when we say it is a 99 they look shocked and say they thought it was new. The stove, shower, and awning was never used. The prior owners purchased it to go find a retirement property. They owned a car dealership and it was detailed and maintained to perfection.

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Old 09-04-2007, 04:53 AM   #4
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If it looks like this:



then it is a PW Excel.

Enclosed bath, power rear sofa.......... that's perfect.
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That's it .
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Old 09-04-2007, 05:36 PM   #6
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Just wanted to say hi. We purchased a PW 4 weeks ago and have used it every weekend so far. Our best trip so far was to Niagara Falls (Canadian side) two weeks ago. We stayed at a small park that was very well cared for. The park was located 14 km from the falls (up river) and was directly across from the Niagara river. The scenery was just perfect. Located right in front of the campground is the scenic parkway. The parkway is a paved path that runs 56km along the river for biking, walking, roller blades. We brought our bikes with us and ventured to the Falls. No parking or traffic to worry about. It was perfect. When we returned to the camp we had a late lunch then rode our bikes to ZOOZS. This is a wildlife park that you can get very close to the animals like bears, tigers, lions, birds of prey, and even hippos! Class "B" is new to us. We have had hard tops, park models, and tents. I always thought a Class B vans would be the best for us when we reached empty nester status. This van is great! Good gas mileage, pull in and minimal setup. So far so good.

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Glad you like your pW, we took ours to Alaska and Canada this summer on a 9400+ mile trip and just loved it.
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Congratulations on your new PW. I just know you'll have a blast with it. We've had ours for 3 years and 60,000 + miles now and we still love every mile that we travel.
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Thanks for the welcome. Where do I find clubs or other people in the area that camp as groups. I do this with our motorcycle club and we have met great friends and stayed at some places we would never have tried.

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Old 09-06-2007, 04:26 AM   #9
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Welcome to the PW Family! We are on our THIRD PW and we travel in it when ever and where ever we can. We also enjoy using it as our second van. We also have a '95 Ford van (original battery still in it).
As Marco mentioned, we are the EASTCOAST AMBASSADORS FOR PLEASURE-WAY, and we enjoy meeting new owners. If you have a CB, just want to let you know I have a Master List and I would be more then happy to add you to it. Just let me know. You can email me at: Hotbobbi@aol.com.
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