I WAS WRONG ABOUT THE RV SIDE DECK | GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS


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This week’s episode takes place in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We stayed at Creekside RV Park in Pigeon Forge, TN. We got super lucky with a site overlooking the creek for Charlie to swim for the first time. This prompted a conversation about the deck and some misconceptions we had when looking at the Grand Design Momentum 399 (Toy Ginger). 

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26 replies
  1. Scott Sirkis
    Scott Sirkis says:

    My buddy has a grand design solitude and they have been nothing short of amazing when a problem arises. I am totally shocked at all the problems you have had in such a short time of ownership. Call Grand Design they will make it right real fast.

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  2. Stacy Allen
    Stacy Allen says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE your new puppy, Charlie (BTW, the video of your other pup passing away KILLED me!). I hope you guys are aware of the blue-green algae (toxic to dogs) recently reported in several states around the U.S. and are keeping an eye out as you train Charlie in the water. Sadly, the algae is fatal and the dogs get sick really quickly from it. Have been a fan of your videos for a few years now…hope to become fulltime ourselves in the future. Safe travels!

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  3. Erroll Doss
    Erroll Doss says:

    We've been from Virginia to Los Angeles and places in between, and we've been from Virginia to the Rockies and plains states and places in between, but we've never been to the Great Smokey Mountains which is in my back yard. We've got to change that. Your pictures from the Smokey's are terrific.

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  4. Jae Maa
    Jae Maa says:

    I love watching your videos, thank you so much for sharing your experiences. Your family seems so awesome, and your personalities are just great. The footage you share is just so beautiful. I'm originally from Southern Illinois, and I have to admit the people from the Midwest and southern regions are just great. Currently, I'm living near Phoenix, in Avondale. I moved here about 8 years ago to help care for my mother, and I have to admit… not my favorite state to be, but being able to watch other people living the dream I am looking forward to once my responsibilities with family here are done, is amazing. Thank you! – Jackie

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  5. Todd Hoffmaster
    Todd Hoffmaster says:

    My parents run a campground up in Pisgah National Forest on the NC side of the Blue Ridge Parkway. They love it up there and have been hosting for 3 years now in their 5th wheel. That whole area is beautiful. Trish did great driving on the skinny road to the park, it looked more like a walking path than a road. As always 5 out of 5 stars for your production.

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  6. Lyf Uninterrupted
    Lyf Uninterrupted says:

    Great video as always! I'm (Brian) like you Mark…I have to get things installed as soon as I get them. Instructions be damned! Put a set of snap-pads on our Class A some time ago and we love them too.

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  7. Maribeth Spence
    Maribeth Spence says:

    I thought the smoky mountains were amazing when I rode through them on the train a few years ago. The Blue Ridge Mountains are a pretty awesome hike too. Love your videos. They are always full of good humor and amazing views ☺💗

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  8. Markonious Willis
    Markonious Willis says:

    Mark, Brah, I hope you appreciate your wife. she is so patient with you. I've been married for 28 yrs and adore my beautiful wife, just hope Trish realizes how special she is. God bless you both as your adventure{s} continue.

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  9. Mike Cochran
    Mike Cochran says:

    It's not just Lazy Days. I had a really similar disappointing outcome with my own dealer, Hitch RV in DE. The end result is that I will do every bit of work myself. Learning how to work on my rig myself and diagnose/fix problems was the only way I was going to be able to continue RVing without selling the rig or letting it sit on the dealer lots for months. The dealers don't have time, and while they wished they could all do better, they sell them half assembled, and don't have time to fix them before the warranty runs out.

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  10. 1Tale4Paws
    1Tale4Paws says:

    The Smokey Mountains are beautiful!

    We also just wanted to share some knowledge about Blue-Green Algae. It may be something you are already aware of, but since many are not, we figured it wouldn’t hurt to mention. A lot of dogs have been killed from swimming in water with the toxic Blue-Green Algae; and I’ve already seen multiple posts this year again. Definitely worth reading up on if you don’t already know about it; got to keep that cutie Charlie safe 😁

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  11. Paul deM
    Paul deM says:

    Also should mention that pets are not allowed on the trails. We arrived there this year on the last day of the Synchronized Fireflies (we didn't win the lottery). I'm bummed that you were probably there at the same time we were. Will have to become an insider now for the future although you likely won't be out this way for a while now. Enjoy!

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  12. Living The RV Loca Life
    Living The RV Loca Life says:

    we love our side deck its perfect it comes down every time we dock lol our fur babies love it too we use the back deck when we back into a creek also love it..But on that note wait till you guys cant get into some places its rough. Also don't rely on google maps a lot make sure you google it we wound up on a fire road that we had to travels 7 miles and couldn't use the turn about at the end thank god there was a small pull over so we can slowly wiggle in and out of to get back up it was a scary situation we are 45 ft long its scary sometimes still love trishes comment on next camper I want a pop up I feel that way sometimes lol take care safe travels

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