Parking For Home Time Need Advice

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Joseph L.'s Comment
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I need to find a place to park my truck as close to celebration FL as possible, it's in Kissimmee, Truck/ no trailer. Does anyone know somewhere that would let me park my truck for 3 to 4 days. It's not usually an issue but my girlfriend and I are getting serious and I'll be staying with her from now on during home time. Please help a young couple in love by responding.

Steve L.'s Comment
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Haines City has a Pilot. About 30 miles from Kissimmee on US27. If you drive for a company that normally delivers to Lowe's, Target or Home Depot, they might let you.

Of course you can park just about anywhere if you won't have a trailer. Just get permission.

Rob S.'s Comment
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I'm going to assume that you've looked for truck stops and such. Also that you can't just park where she is. How about a boat or rv storage yard. That would be secure.

Joseph L.'s Comment
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Celebration is not the type of community that would allow me to park there. And it's a very crowded area the businesses nearby parking lots are always packed I would park at the loves or pilot about 30 miles away but I wanted to save her from driving to pick me up, I want to be close enough to take a reasonably priced can ride plus she will probably be at work when I leave. I think I might call the local police department and pick their brain.

I'm going to assume that you've looked for truck stops and such. Also that you can't just park where she is. How about a boat or rv storage yard. That would be secure.

Errol V.'s Comment
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You say you're bobtail ("truck/no trailer"). That's easier to do. But for a weekend type layover, try to find a spot with lots of people, and also the manager's permission.


"Bobtailing" means you are driving a tractor without a trailer attached.

Deb R.'s Comment
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Drive around the area and look for trucks/heavy equipment/large parking areas. Talk nice to the person in charge. Be prepared to offer some $$$ for the space. Is there anyone nearby who does service work on big trucks? Ask them for suggestions.

Buster's Buddy's Comment
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Any Casinos nearby? That's what I did my first time home. Since then I parked my car at the Company Terminal. It's 100 miles away from home, but it seems to be working well (Caveat: I've only been home twice so far).


A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.


Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

Joseph L.'s Comment
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No casinos and i gave my sister my car. I usually stay in a hotel that let's me park my truck there and rent a car. I own a home not too far away but code enforcement had a fit last time I parked there . I guess all I need is to find a place to park near a car rental place

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