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Advice wanted:RV friendly CET casinos New York to Las Vegas

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Hotels & Casinos' started by 3544quebec, Dec 30, 2015.

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  1. 3544quebec

    3544quebec Low-Roller

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    Best laid plans of mice and men -I thought that it would be a great idea to do a relocation of a 5 berth Motorhome (RV) from New York to Las Vegas 15 days at a total cost of $45 plus copious quantities of cheap gas. Wasn't planning on sleeping in the vehicle but thought I would explore some CET properties along the way as I get 2-3 nights comped at most properties and comp parking everywhere as a Diamond.

    So after committing myself to this odyssey I then started thinking about the practicalities and the major issue that has me regretting my brainstorm is that of parking. There are casinos that I believe are RV friendly with outdoor lots where parking would not be an issue - Horseshoe Tunica springs to mind.And then there are properties where the thought of navigating their parking garage in an RV has me in a cold sweat (eg Harrahs New Orleans).I also understand that some of my possible properties are stand alone casinos and the comp accommodation is at nearby partner hotels

    My three possible routes are:

    NYC-Baltimore-Cherokee-Tunica-then across the CET-casino wastelands of New Mexico/Texas/Northern Arizona to Vegas

    or

    NYC-Cleveland or Windsor-Joliet-Council Bluffs- then the equally barren of CET casinos Kansas/Colorado/Utah

    or

    NYC-Baltimore-Cincinnati-Southern Indiana-Metropolis and onward as above.

    Will be travelling at the end of January which might be relevant to any general advice on route (not too experienced at driving through blizzards).

    Any info on which casinos or partner hotels at the above locations have RV friendly parking and which should be avoided at all costs would be appreciated.

    Is it expecting a bit much to drop an RV off at valet parking :nono: ?

    I'm starting to think that the best course may be to put the RV on Amtrak and catch Greyhound buses wherever I am going
     
  2. ajp

    ajp High-Roller

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    There is a Harrah's in Kansas City, MO which is on the MO - KS border.
     
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    There is no RV parking at Harrah's Joliet but they should be able to accommodate you anyway as they do have an overflow valet lot where you could park it. The other local casino, Hollywood, does have a RV campground. At Council Bluffs, I also don't recall a formal RV park but there is a huge parking lot there. With El Nino, we aren't expecting crazy weather but I-80 can be a bitch in a windy snowstorm.
     
  5. 3544quebec

    3544quebec Low-Roller

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    So not only do you drive on the wrong side of the road but you put your cities on the wrong side of the state borders as well :poke: Appreciate the info.


    Thanks, very helpful and I might try that Google thing you have discovered - seems like it could be a winner to me.

    Some of the listings on the website say the properties have no RV park which I think may be different to have no facility for parking for RVs eg I think that The Linq has an overflow parking lot opposite its garage that would seem to make RV parking possible.But for the information that it gives the page is useful (You would think though that having gone to the trouble of putting up the page someone in CET could spend the minimal time it would take to make the page a really comprehensive guide for RVers.

    Thanks for the advice. Between possible blizzards in the North and flooding in the South I may have to drive the other way via London,Moscow,Vladivostok and Anchorage.

    If the Mississippi allows I'm leaning more towards a southern route Newark pick-up- Baltimore- Cherokee-Gulf Coast-Bossier City- (a night on the roadside in Texas) - Ak Chin- Vegas Drop-off

    It would seem to me that that route would be best for avoiding inner city driving which could be problematic in an RV (except for Baltimore which I am vacillating about anyway).

    I assume that Cherokee/Bossier/Ak Chin have parking lots where RV parking would not be an issue.

    Harrahs Gulf Coast covered by the above link

    Baltimore looks like it may be difficult - will be staying at the Sheraton Inner Harbour and my searching seems to indicate that RV parking might be possible at the nearby Camden Yards facility near the Ball Park.

    Any further advice on the above would be appreciated
     
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  6. ajp

    ajp High-Roller

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    Kansas city is actually in both Kansas and Missouri.
     
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    3544quebec Low-Roller

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    Glad I decided to head South! Will have to leave Cherokee 4am tomorrow to hopefully miss the forecast arrival of snow in NC. I should be safe at Biloxi
     
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