So me and my friends are planing a road trip for summer of 2013 we will be going from CT across the top of the country down CA across to LA into FL for a little then back up the coast to CT. We are trying to figure out how much each of us are going to need to save in order to go on this trip, one of the expenses that has become larger then we first expected is campground costs. I'm now looking into staying in truck stops, but I'm not sure it will be allowed.
Does anyone know about sleeping at truck stops? Do we have to pay? How to know if it's safe or not? (we are four young women and if its not going to be safe we will just fork over the money for a camp site)
Also is around 30 a reasonable average for campsites? Or am I just finding expensive campgrounds?
Thanks so much for any help!
P.S. This is my first post in this site so I hope its in the right place and not too confusing!