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Camping or hotel?

not by prefrence, but which do u think would be a better idea?? I have a 1 mth old and a 2yo to travel with my dh and I. Do u think it would be easier to just goto a hotel, or do u think we wil be ok camping inside a tent? (i really want to go camping! but im not sure if its a good idea with a baby<-so my dh says..)

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JaydnsMom22

Asked by JaydnsMom22 at 9:16 AM on Sep. 2, 2010 in Travel

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  • Hotel for sure, especially with little ones.
    shanlaree

    Answer by shanlaree at 9:19 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • I think hotel for now would be best.
    musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 9:21 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • If you're not a seasoned camper then hotel. For us it's camping all the way.
    oldermomof5

    Answer by oldermomof5 at 9:22 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • HOTEL

    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 9:25 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • ok..i guess hotel wins! gota find one so that my 2yo son can go swimming. he loves it!
    JaydnsMom22

    Comment by JaydnsMom22 (original poster) at 9:39 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • GO CAMPING!
    I've gone camping when both of my kids were itty bitty infants and when my oldest became a toddler. There's nothing wrong with it as long as you prepare for the trip properly. Go camping!
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 11:24 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • how would i prepare for the trip properly?
    JaydnsMom22

    Comment by JaydnsMom22 (original poster) at 11:54 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • We didn't tent with an infant - we had a 1yo & 2.5yo when we tented and it was great! Then my IL's got a 5th wheel camper and we took our younger 2 as newborns - I wouldn't have tented with them at the ages we went. I'm not big on hotels lately though with all the bed bug infestations going on around the (country? world? don't know how wide-spread it is but it sounds to me like it's getting worse and it starts in hotels!). I'd honestly choose camping over hotel right now though, even with a newborn!
    4time-mom

    Answer by 4time-mom at 11:55 AM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • ok...so now i guess hotel is out of the question..the deal we were getting doesnt start til nxt week. freakn bummer, i was super excited too. when i finally get on the side of the hotel-we cnt go. ughh
    JaydnsMom22

    Comment by JaydnsMom22 (original poster) at 12:03 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

  • I think with that small a baby you'd be better to go to a hotel. If it was just the 2 year old I'd say camping but not with a new baby.
    L.A.F.outloud

    Answer by L.A.F.outloud at 7:49 PM on Sep. 2, 2010

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