Trip planning advice to game

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  1. RocketCityGator

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    We just purchased a new Class C motorhome and are thinking of driving down to a game this fall; probably Homecoming. We've never done this before so not sure about the process for getting a tailgating spot. Any advice, recommendations, directions, etc.? Thanks and Go Gators!
     
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    Directions? If you're driving from the north you'll need to take either 75, 95 or 301.
     
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      @Gatorphan would be the one to answer the parking access questions.
       
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        By fall, gas will 8 dollars a gallon, the war will have been going on for several months. Those without their "Covid Passport" won't be able to travel. So you probably shouldn't have a problem finding a spot if you can make it there.
         
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          This is the type of premium content that sets this site apart. Where else are you gonna find info like this?
           
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          • RocketCityGator

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            LOL, sorry I meant directions on get tailgating reservations, LOL
             
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              3 replies in and we already have a Political Take :lol: I love it. Now we need the Warning label on the thread title.
              I’m sure Gov. DeSantis will have no problem letting RocketCity in with or without his WuFlu shot but Fuchs & Stricklin will require his vaccine card in hand.
               
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                This anecdote will probably be of no use whatsoever, but when we went to the Auburn game in ‘19, one of Mrs. G’s sorority sisters took us to meet her Aunt and Uncle who were in an RV parked off of Gale Lemerand, south of Museum. According to them, the RV folks were getting fewer options each year and the lot they were was slated to not be available in the future. No idea how accurate any of this was.....

                Here’s a link to some info.....

                Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Parking | Ben Hill Griffin Stadium | Gainesville, Florida
                 
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                • RocketCityGator

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                  Unfortunately, per the Game Day Parking website, you have to go to at least 4 home game to get an RV spot. :cry:
                   
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                  I’d PM @Gatorphan . He’s the expert on RVing on game days.
                   
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                    Another example of how UF is discouraging you from supporting football I guess
                     
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                      Free RV parking was moved from Fifield Hall to Microbiology last year. They now have the new lot for baseball between those two buildings, so there should be plenty of free RV space available this year.
                       
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                      "Should" being the key word here.
                       
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                      Tell them you are homeless. You can stay anywhere.
                       
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                        Apparently there are some cozy spots under the 75 overpass. They seem to be in high demand.
                         
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                          Don't say free around Fuchhead Fuchs either.
                           
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                            And be exempted from any covid testing, social distancing and mask rules, plus all the narcan you could ever need
                             
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                              If you take 301 from Baldwin to Waldo, don't worry about your speed, except in Starke. You can make up time easily the rest of that stretch.
                               
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                                do you really think he's never been to Gainesville before?
                                 

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