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Walmart overnight parking
« on: February 01, 2015, 08:48:26 AM »
Anyone stayed overnight at Walmart's in southern Fl.off of I-95 ,or any other place that seems to be safe.
We want to be at Big Pine Key before noon on Feb.6th.

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Re: Walmart overnight parking
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2015, 08:55:03 AM »
A lot of our Florida Walmarts don't allow overnight parking.  The ones towards the Keys especially don't.
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Re: Walmart overnight parking
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2015, 08:34:40 AM »
We stayed at a Walmart in Yulee FL just north of Jacksonville 2 months ago. It's about 4 miles off 95 but it was very quiet.  Make sure you ask the store manager before you try it.  Local codes may not allow it.
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Re: Walmart overnight parking
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2015, 10:19:21 AM »
We stayed at a Walmart in Yulee FL just north of Jacksonville 2 months ago. It's about 4 miles off 95 but it was very quiet.  Make sure you mask the store manager before you try it.  Local codes may not allow it.
I'd love to see a video of that happening! :D




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Re: Walmart overnight parking
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2015, 10:21:30 AM »
I'd love to see a video of that happening! :D

OOPS!!!! ;)
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Re: Walmart overnight parking
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2015, 02:08:05 PM »
St Johns County, the next county south of Jacksonville has such an ordinance.  Can't legally stay even at the camping world..... but I have heard of folks staying at the walmart in St Augustine.  There are truck stops though, that I have seen RV's stopped at....
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Re: Walmart overnight parking
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2015, 02:37:02 PM »
We stayed at a Walmart just off I-75 in Port Charlotte. Check the Allstays app. they are a good source.
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Re: Walmart overnight parking
« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2015, 09:21:22 PM »
Look at the Walmart Rving group in Yahoo groups.  They publish a list of Walmarts that allow ONP or NOP.  It's a great source of information.  BUT, always ask the manager if you can ONP, either on the phone, or inperson.  If I call ahead, I still go in to see them and ask specifically where they want me to park.
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Re: Walmart overnight parking
« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2015, 04:46:39 AM »
Thank you to everyone for all the good information

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Re: Walmart overnight parking
« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2016, 08:18:43 PM »
We have seen 1-4 or so camping at the Viera Florida Wal Mart (I-95 exit 191).   I find this interesting since Viera is a rather posh community.  From Viera it is an easy drive all the way to Key West.
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Re: Walmart overnight parking
« Reply #10 on: May 06, 2016, 12:46:18 PM »
here's a good list from WalMart of their stores that do NOT allow overnight parking:

http://www.walmartlocator.com/no-park-walmarts/

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Re: Walmart overnight parking
« Reply #11 on: May 06, 2016, 03:07:42 PM »
hey, pretty handy list there Boomer

I wonder what the source is.....

but beware.  may not be complete
I might have missed it, but didn't see Saint Augustine FL on that list.  I happen to know there is a county wide ordinance that restricts it.
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Re: Walmart overnight parking
« Reply #12 on: May 06, 2016, 04:56:44 PM »
  I believe AllStays.com lists the Walmarts with phone #'s!!!
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Re: Walmart overnight parking
« Reply #13 on: May 06, 2016, 07:00:58 PM »
hey, pretty handy list there Boomer

I wonder what the source is.....

but beware.  may not be complete
I might have missed it, but didn't see Saint Augustine FL on that list.  I happen to know there is a county wide ordinance that restricts it.

I'm sure it's not 100% accurate...things change all the time as to ordinances and such...but it's a decent start. As always, before parking for the night...even if there are already other RV's parked in the lot...check with the store manager.
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Re: Walmart overnight parking
« Reply #14 on: May 06, 2016, 07:26:19 PM »
I'm sure it's not 100% accurate...things change all the time as to ordinances and such...but it's a decent start. As always, before parking for the night...even if there are already other RV's parked in the lot...check with the store manager.

I also usually do it with a shopping kart in front of me with couple of items in it to show him/her you are supporting Walmart.  Good PR as far as I'm concerned. 
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