We spent all of March at Isla Blanca Park, on South Padre Island, Texas. Yup, we extended again and got to see Starship SN10 take flight AND LAND!!! We also got to hear (it was foggy) SN11 BUT it exploded on engine re-light. Needless to say, it was a month!

Here is a list of our Stays!
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Rent Cost

We spent a total of $807.34 which includes our monthly Thousand Trails membership of $173.62 even though we did not stay at a TT this month. So that’s an average of $26.04 per night.

ELECTRIC: Isla Blanca Park charges for electricity! We used $29.50 for the month. We were told that the average most people spend on electric is around $60.


State Park:     31 nights

Technically Isle Blanca Park is a County Park.


Full Hookups:      31 days



Miles & Fuel

Total Miles:       315
Towed Miles:        0
Days Traveled:     0
States: Texas

Gallons of Premium: 36.76
Average Price Paid:   $3.27/gal
Fuel Cost:                    $120.23

Generator Fuel:          $0.00

Toll:                                $0.00
Parking:                         $0.00



Laundromat:            $62.50
Laundromat Visits: 2
New Clothes:            $0.00


Groceries:      $494.75
Restaurants: $424.54

Totat:             $919.29


Nothing to report this month.

RV Connectivity

We currently run a Cricket Wirless SIM for $90 per month. Our RV setup consists of a NETGEAR Nighthawk MR1100 SIM Card Router connected to two Proxicast High Gain, Wide-Band, Omni-Directional Antennas.

Phones and Devices

$244 for two iPhones 11Pro on the ‘Get More Unlimited’ Plan and one iPad on the Unlimited Plan. This includes monthly payments on the iPhones!
The ‘Get More Unlimited’ Plan includes 75GB of Premium Data, 30GB of Mobile Hotspot Data. This plan includes Apple Music which is 90% of what we use for drive days. This plan also includes Disney+ which is one of Braxton’s favorite apps.

Thousand Trails Cost and Breakdown

We have the Elite Collection Membership. here is the breakdown of our cost:

Downpayment: $600.00 (Downpayment on the Elite Basic Membership)
Annual Dues:    $499.00  (Annual Thousand Trails Dues)
Trails Coll.         $299.00  (Annual Trails Collection Dues)
Upgraded:          $265.00 (Difference to upgrade to Elite Collections Membership)
Monthly            $1,489.44  (Total of Monthly payments to date)
Total:                $3,152.44  (Total to date)

Divided by 150 nights to date, is $21.02 per night!


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