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deank1

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"Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« on: March 26, 2009, 07:26:45 PM »
We are currently in the Surprise area and trying to find an East facing lot on the golf course at "Happy Trails" for 2009/2010 season. Would also like a lot that is covered.  We are in a 42ft coach with 4 slides.  Does anyone out there know of any for rent?  We have made many phone calls from the site online, but don't get many calls back.  I think I read that one of the forum members lives there.  I know we can go through the Real Estate office, but would prefer to rent from owner.

Dean Kleinsmith

Phil

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2009, 12:06:37 AM »
We are currently in the Surprise area and trying to find an East facing lot on the golf course at "Happy Trails" for 2009/2010 season. Would also like a lot that is covered.  We are in a 42ft coach with 4 slides.  Does anyone out there know of any for rent?  We have made many phone calls from the site online, but don't get many calls back.  I think I read that one of the forum members lives there.  I know we can go through the Real Estate office, but would prefer to rent from owner.

Several forum members have lots at Happy Trails.  What months are you looking for?

PhilB



deank1

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2009, 11:51:05 AM »
We plan to be here the second week in November until Mid-April.

Dean

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2009, 05:24:03 PM »
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My wife and I are looking for a golf course RV lot in Happy Trails for February 2010.
We own a 2003 Holiday Rambler Presedential 34SKD Travel Trailer.
My phone number is 810-2277383.   My name is John Rutherford.
We would also be interested in a lot on a greenbelt.
No busy roads please.
 
I was using www.happytrailsrentals.com, but that website is no longer available.
The website now has the following message:
"If you are the owner of this site, please contact us at 1-480-505-8855 at your earliest convenience".

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2009, 05:34:49 PM »
www.happytrailsrentals.com, but that website is no longer available.
The website now has the following message:
"If you are the owner of this site, please contact us at 1-480-505-8855 at your earliest convenience".

I noticed that today, also. Wonder what happened to it?

Wendy
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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2009, 08:40:21 PM »
Looks like they didn't pay their hosting bill.
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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2009, 11:33:05 PM »
A friend just let me know that the site was down, so I emailed the webmaster.
Will get back to you with any news, if the site has moved or what the status is.
BTW, I have a park model for rent for 2009-10 season for your friends who aren't using their RV's anymore.

sisteruna

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2009, 11:09:40 PM »
Yay! The happytrailsrentals.com Website is back up. They migrated to a new server, according to the webmaster.



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deank1

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2009, 04:38:45 PM »
We are still looking for an East facing lot at Happy Trails on the greenbelt.  We would be there mid November until mid May. 

Dean Kleinsmith

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2009, 01:51:10 PM »
We have rented an RV lot at Happy Trails for the winter.  We went through Surprise Realty. The website is www.surpriserealtors.com There are pictures of some of the available lots. The contact person is Carol Scholes, Office Manager. Her email is rvrentals@surpriserealtors.com and her phone number is 800.872.4579

The rates are listed on the website.

We were in Surprise last Spring, toured Happy Trails and put our name on a list for a lot for this winter. We got a partially covered lot with some nice desert-y landscaping. We're going to be there 3 mos, Dec-Feb.

Good luck, hope you are successful in renting a lot.

Sonja & Don

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2009, 07:43:10 PM »
We have rented an RV lot at Happy Trails for the winter. 

What lot did you rent?

Several RV Forumites spend the winter at Happy Trails.

PhilB

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #11 on: October 12, 2009, 10:41:27 AM »
We have lot 612.  It would be fun to meet some of the other rvforum folks.

This will be our first time renting at Happy Trails.

Sonja & Don

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #12 on: October 12, 2009, 10:33:52 PM »
We always find reasons to get together.

See you this winter!

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #13 on: October 12, 2009, 10:38:20 PM »
I'm Russ site 1063
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deank1

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Happy Trails RV Resort
« Reply #14 on: October 13, 2009, 10:27:44 PM »
We did rent a lot at Happy Trails RV Resort for the winter.  Plan to be there around the 7th or 8th of November.  We rented lot #1051 from James Miller. 

Dean Kleinsmith

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #15 on: October 14, 2009, 07:19:09 PM »
Dean:

You're close. Sue and I are near Russ in 1061. Four or five other Forum members are within a half block.

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #16 on: October 15, 2009, 12:55:51 AM »
Jeff,

Have you scheduled the first rally yet?  ;D  ;D  ;D
Don & Peg
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Weather at Camp Verde, AZ.

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #17 on: October 15, 2009, 09:22:30 PM »
Don:

I haven't checked with the social director yet. ;D

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #18 on: October 16, 2009, 08:22:23 AM »
We had a mini-rally yesterday at HT, but no one had a camera to document it :P The Lynches, Phil Bullock and the Dobrins met for lunch at Red Lobster in Surprise and then returned to HT to tour Phil's new house under construction. When it is finished, Terry Brewer will have some catching up to do ;D ;D Sheila Kuch dropped in at the house to enlarge the circle.
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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #19 on: October 16, 2009, 10:22:06 AM »
returned to HT to tour Phil's new house under construction. When it is finished, Terry Brewer will have some catching up to do ;D ;D

Bernie,

I hope this does not create another thing Terry just has to have.  We recently put 24 230 watt solar panels on the roof of our home.   We are off the grid and can now run all the electronics we want from the sun. 

By the way we do have miles and miles of cable already installed in home.

Betty
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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #20 on: October 16, 2009, 11:20:32 AM »
I like the solar panel idea. Does it take that many to run all the electronic gizmos or are you able to sell power back to the grid?

Wendy
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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #21 on: October 16, 2009, 12:10:15 PM »
Wendy,

If you saw the electronic toys at their house you might be asking why they don't have more solar panels  ;D
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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #22 on: October 16, 2009, 01:32:34 PM »
I like the solar panel idea. Does it take that many to run all the electronic gizmos or are you able to sell power back to the grid?

Wendy,
We  don't get to sell extra  power back but it does accumulate  as a credit to us when we don't use what we produce. It does start over at the beginning of a year.  We figure we will store up a bunch of extra duing the summer months when we are not home and then I will have  the extra  power for heating my new pool in November and December.

When we were first hooked up we turned on every light, fan, TV , iron and electrical thing we could just to see and we were still getting more  power from solar than we were using.  However when we added in the Air conditioning we were no longer in the credit mode. 

Betty
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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #23 on: October 16, 2009, 01:37:14 PM »
Betty, have you estimated the payback time?
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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #24 on: October 16, 2009, 02:34:32 PM »
We had a mini-rally yesterday at HT, but no one had a camera to document it :P The Lynches, Phil Bullock and the Dobrins met for lunch at Red Lobster in Surprise and then returned to HT to tour Phil's new house under construction.

Well, actually, there was a camera.  ;D

Phil

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #25 on: October 16, 2009, 03:25:40 PM »
Betty, have you estimated the payback time?

Ned,

We figure between 9 and 10 years.  But I will use my pool  more with the idea that it is not costing as much to heat it. 

Betty   
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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #26 on: October 16, 2009, 03:58:37 PM »
I think 9 to 10 years is an excellent result.  It helps that Yuma has so many sunny days :)  Add a wind generator and you can go completely off the grid.
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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #27 on: October 16, 2009, 04:04:37 PM »

I hope this does not create another thing Terry just has to have.  We recently put 24 230 watt solar panels on the roof of our home.   We are off the grid and can now run all the electronics we want from the sun. 


Betty

Well, Phil has that nice flat roof over the coach, I wonder how many panels would fit there ??? ;D
Bernie & Marlene Dobrin
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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #28 on: October 16, 2009, 04:05:14 PM »
Well, actually, there was a camera.  ;D



Phil

Great, that makes it official ;)

Bernie & Marlene Dobrin
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deank1

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Re: "Happy Trails" RV Resort in Surprise, AZ
« Reply #29 on: March 14, 2010, 01:02:44 PM »
We have been on lot 1051 since November and surrounded by very nice forum members.  They took us under their wings and really made us feel welcome to "Happy Trails".  Tomorrow we will be moving across the resort to a lot we purchased but hopefully we will still get together with our new forum friends from "Buckthorn" and "Tumbleweed".  To all of you, please come see our new home on Iron Wood.  Thanks, Jeff and Sue, for the great "Omelet in a bag" breakfast on Saturday!!

Diane and Dean

 

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