Pensacola Beach, FL
Pros: Walking distance to lots of restaurants. Very Clean park. Helped with parking. Blues Brothers statues all over the office building. Individual Showers/Bathrooms. Water hot, pressure only ok. Good Wifi and Good Verizon coverage. Good Cable channels. Close to everything you might need in Pensacola. Heated pool.
Cons: Very Pricy. My waterfront spot, had a blocked view. Tiki Lounge was closed for the season.
Worth Noting: Blue Angels are based here – but they don’t practice all year.
Pros: Right across the street from the gulf. Sunrise to the Left, Sunset to the Right. Full hookups. Great pool, and clubhouse. Amazing showers and bath house. 10 miles from Apalachicola and St. George Island with amazing beaches. Great Verizon reception, okay wifi at trailer. Great wifi in clubhouse.
Cons: A good hour and half drive to a movie theater in Tallahassee
Worth Noting: Sister campground a few lots away. 10 miles from Apalachicola and St. George Island with amazing beaches.
Cedar Key, FL
Pros: Right on the water front. Tiki Bar within a few yards. Small Park, only 9 sites. Excellent birding right from the campsite. Best sunsets ever. Full hookups. P Nice hot water and good pressure in shower.
Cons: Very close to the highway. Lots of car noise. People like to honk their horns when the drive by. Verizon connection pretty weak. Wifi, pretty weak as well. Only one shower and the shower stall is small.
Worth Noting: Quick drive into Cedar Key. Good hiking close by. Loved the Bat House in Lower Suwannee.
Estero, FL (Near Ft. Myers)
Pros: Nice private sites. Not many lights at night! Electric and Water at site. Good hiking trails. Shower ok. Pressure good, hot water good. OK cell service, Good Air TV. Close to all shopping and movies you can think of.
Cons: No sewage at sites. No wifi.
Worth Noting: Halfway between Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge and Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. (2 favorite birding areas)
Flamingo, FL (In Everglades National Park
Site 27 – T Loop
Pros: Huge Pull Through sites. Showers in T-Loop are cold need to walk .25 mile to shower with solar heated water. Close to marina, and Florida Bay. Tons of hiking and boating opportunities. Birds are everywhere. Heard Barred Owls at night.
Cons: No water or sewage at sites. No Cell service, wifi, or air TV. Nearest town 30 miles away. Black vultures like to eat the rubber on car windows and windshield wipers.
Worth Noting: AT&T only cell service that works. Forgot to take photo of campsite again!
Key West, FL
Pros: Water front site. Free Cable and Wifi. Good Cell Service. Cuban Food Truck on site. Personal Shower Stalls. Good water pressure and hot water. 2 restaurants within walking distance.
Cons: Naval Air Base nearby. Jets can get quite noisy
Worth Noting: Iguanas and Chickens are everywhere.
Pembroke Pines, FL
Pros: Free, good food. Good Cell Service
Cons: No parking for trailer available until after 11pm.
Worth Noting: Pulled into an empty business lot right next door
Pros: Lots of fellow Airstreamers. Very well maintained. Good Cell Service. OK Air TV. 15 minute drive to the beach.
Cons: Not many services. No showers, no Laundry, No Cable. Too well lit at night.
Worth Noting: This is mostly for residential folks.
Pros: Hot Tub! Pool, Riverside Bar & Grill. Small campground right on the St. John River. Very friendly people. Held a potluck on Thursday. Close to Welaka St. Park. Great Cell phone service. A restaurant and bar within walking distance.
Cons: Bathrooms were a little outdated. No Cable, very few air tv channels.
Worth Noting: This may be a good place to spend a winter season. They offer work camping for free campsite. 45 minutes to St. Augustine/coast. They also do a lot of volunteering.
Tybee Island, GA (near Savannah)
Pros: Beautiful Park, close to the beach. Small town feel. 15 minute drive to Savannah. Good Cell Reception. Ok Wifi. Free Cable. Nice little TV room to get out of the rain. Clean bathrooms / showers. (all individual). Water was hot, pressure was ok. Office well staffed and stocked. Someone helps you with parking.
Cons: Bathrooms were not warm. Pool was closed for the season.
Worth Noting: This was my first streak of bad weather so far. The rain was loud on the trailer. Did find a Mall that was not on its death bed.
Parking Lot (with full hookups!)
Pros: Full Hookup, Good Cell Phone Service, Good Air TV. Steps away from Airstream Sales and Service. No Charge while I wait for a part to arrive.
Cons: Not really an RV park. Parking lot lights are quite bright.
Worth Noting: This was a last minute Stay while I waited for a part to arrive.
Pros: Good sized level pull through site. Good cell service. Good AirTV. Good Cell Service. Clean Bathhouse. Wifi OK. Walking distance to grocery and restaurant.Had a little duck pond with interesting geese in it. Not sure what breed.
Cons: No real hiking trails.
Worth Noting: This was a last minute booking so I could get Bob’s refrigerator repaired
Myrtle Beach, SC
Pros: Just steps from the beach. Huge level pull through site. Good cell service. Good AirTV. Good Cable. Nice Bathhouse. Wifi OK. Close to all things touristy in Myrtle Beach. Snack shop/grill on site. Indoor pool was open, the water park was closed. No real reason to leave the park. Could sometimes hear the waves from my site. Miles of beach to walk. Miles of campground to walk as well.
Cons: Very Touristy area. Not so bad in November.
Worth Noting: Lots of services come to your site: propane refill, RV washing, RV repair. Lots of rental/lease places.
Pros: Huge level pull through site. Good cell service. Good AirTV. Nice Bathhouse. Wifi OK. Good Cell Service. Nice access to the creek. Close to restaurants and shops.
Cons: Showers are warm but not hot. Laundry was the most expensive yet – $2 each for washer and dryer.
Worth Noting: Interesting Residential trailers with screened in areas. I could see the possibilities
Pros: Long but skinny level site. Pull thru with concrete pad and a Patio. Great Italian restaurant right on the site. Great outdoor venue. The bathrooms were clean. Cable, ok free wifi, wireless connection OK.
Cons: Showers were hot but not the best pressure. Bath house was quite a bit of a walk from the campsite. Laundry facility was closed.
Worth Noting: They were repaving the roads while I was there.
Pros: Huge level site. People super nice. Good cell service. Good Cable. Close to Hershey. Very Quiet.
Cons: Showers are warm but not hot. Wifi Hot Spot only at Office.
Worth Noting: Ford Dealer not far away. No Airstream Repair places close by.
Pros: Good sized spots. Free Wifi throughout the campground. Super nice staff. Good phone service. Free Pancakes on the weekend. Showers were clean, water was hot, pressure was weak though
Cons: Very poor cable reception. A little pricey
Worth Noting: Huge Halloween Activities the last 2 weekends in October. The camp was magical spooky. Campsites were all out decorated. Seemed to attract a lot of families and college aged campers. Most of the amenities were closed down this time of year.
Pros: Small but level spot with parking pad. Good cell service and Free Cable TV. Bathrooms and showers clean. Showers cost $1.00 for 8 minutes. Laundry facilities nice. 1 mile from the beach. Nice walk on sidewalks, no need to cross a busy street.
Cons: The woman at the desk, was set in her ways, and didn’t like the fact that I had trailer backup assist and demanded I turned it off so she could guide me the way she knows how.
Worth Noting: I forgot to take a picture of my campsite.
Pros: Nicest camp managers so far. Helped me change out my propane tanks, and trouble shoot my refrigerator problems. Full Hookups. Good cellphone coverage and air tv. Free Wifi. Cute little pond with kayaks and paddle boats. Great spacious showers. Just a few short miles to Freeport. (Home of LL Bean)
Cons: Acorns were coming down in by the scores. I even got hit in the head by them, and they are loud on the airstream.
Worth Noting: I really enjoyed the Lobster fishing tour.
Pros: Full Hookups. Paved parking pads. Very Level. Right next to Echo Lake. Near to everything needed in Fraconia Notch. Some Air TV channels. 4 miles from town of Franconia
Cons: Basically set in a huge parking lot. No cell service or wifi. No bathroom facilities except 9-5 on weekends.
Worth Noting: Only 7 sites here. Showers can be found in Lafayette Campground Lodge. Bring your quarters.
Pros: Super easy access to Lake Champlain Beach. Good beach to walk on. Right next to a bike trail also good for hikes. Liked that the bathrooms/showers facility had a screen door. Big Park. Office open every day. Okay cell service, good wifi though. Good Air TV Channels. Practically in Burlington – close to all services.
Cons: I had a small shady site. Weird layout – My “patio” area was facing directly towards my neighbors, not much privacy.
Worth Noting: Local High school right next door. Students running through park in the afternoon and biking through to get to school.
Greenfield Center NY
Pros: Lovely spot on the pond/lake. Huge pools (but were closed for the season) Nice hiking trail around the pond. Nice Mini Golf course on site – but again closed down. Good Air TV & Phone Reception. Wifi near the camp store only.
Cons: The office was closed Tues & Wed. Restroom, showers and laundry could all be updated. The site was not level at all.
Worth Noting: Very close to Saratoga Springs, with access to about anything you would need.
Pros: Restaurant and pool on site. Huge Park and Marina right on the river. Wide open spaces. Can get in a good walk just around the sites. Okay cell service and air tv. The bathroom/showers were adequate.
Cons: The office is only attended Fri-Sun. No Wifi, Only one Bathroom/shower facility. The laundry was out of service. Many of the sites were flooded. The road to sites was full of large potholes. The playground for kids was rusted out.
Worth Noting: 30 minute drive to Seneca Falls. Auburn has a good grocery store just 8 miles away
Grand Island, NY
Pros: Amazing resort. 3 pools, a fishing pond, zip lines, canoe and kayak rentals, minigolf course, crafts, wide open spaces. Weekend activities. Nice store and office. Big sites. Clean modern bathrooms/showers/laundry. Free wifi. Excellent cell service and air TV. Close to Niagara Falls. Choice of full hookups or just water and electric. Wish I had more time to stay now that the holiday rush is over.
Cons: The park is on an island, there is a $1 toll to get on the island managed by EZ pass.
Pros: Nice pool and game room. Owners very nice. Wifi available by pool (no streaming.) Nice pull through site. Bathrooms and showers near the pool nice. Not far from Woodstock.
Cons: Bathroom closest to my site, was dirty, and old. No Cable, only 3 air TV stations. No walking trails.
Worth Noting: Verizon Unlimited worked in Ontario, but at very reduced speeds and amounts.
Sand Point, MI
Pros: On the canal waterfront. Good Wildlife. Okay Cell Service. Free Wifi. Showers and Bathrooms okay. Caseville County Park & Beach a 10 minute drive away.
Cons: Waterfront sites require parallel parking. Electric hookup is Marine – need Adapter. Hookup is down by the water more than 40ft from where you park. Water comes straight from the canal, supposedly is drinkable but tasted funny. Spigot leaked big time. Owners not anywhere around. 2 kids were onsite, but not readily available during the day. The place is in disrepair. The road to the campsites is filled with potholes. No access to Lake Huron.
Worth Noting: Better camping to be found at Caseville County Park.
Pros: Large spacious sites. Easy access to beach and sunsets over Lake Michigan. Showers and restrooms very clean. Lots of trails to explore. Easy drive into N Muskegan and Muskegan.
Cons: Very unlevel sites. No water or Sewer at site. Wifi barely functional. Minimal cellphone service.
Worth Noting: Ice Cream shop set up right outside the park within walking distance of campsites.
Pros: Nice Pool, well supplied office and store. Pull thru site with full hookup. Showers and restrooms very clean, but a little stuffy. Also had outdoor enclosed showers that I preferred. Nature trails on site. Close to Devils Lake and the Wisconsin Dells.
Cons: Wifi barely functional. Minimal cellphone service. Full afternoon sun again.
Worth Noting: Work is being done to put in a pond and add another Shower/Restroom facilities, and add more sites.
Lake Elmo, MN
Pros: 80% of the Reserve is protected natural lands. Lots of lakes, marshes, prairies and trees. I can hear loons, bullfrogs, and other birds from my campsite. The campsites are huge and spacious. Very clean and spacious bathroom and showers. Best recycling effort from the trip so far. 5 minutes to town for groceries, gas and even a movie theater. Ok cell service. Plenty of air TV channels.
Cons: 30 and 20 Amp only, No Wifi, no water or sewer hookup (but there is a dump and can get water there too)
Worth Noting: This fall they are updating the electrical systems in the modern campground, and adding water to more sites and sewer hookups to a few.
Grand Marais, MN
Pros: OMG Right on Gunflint Lake. Hearing the gentle lapping of the lake and the loons daily. Sitting by the lake watching the sun set. Great owner and staff. Wifi available by the hour. Fun family activities during the week. Nice selection of groceries and gifts.
Cons: I had to back Bob up a hill around trees in a very tight spot again. Mosquitos are out there. No cellphone service. No air TV service (but that is ok in my book here)
Worth Noting: Grand Marais is 45 miles away down the Gunflint Trail.
Pros: Large woodsy park. No traffic noise. Lots to do: swimming on the lake, miles of trails to hike or bike, canoes and bike rentals, birds and bogs. Close to town. Free Wifi. Ok cell service, some air tv channels. My site was super close to the bathrooms and showers.
Cons: I had to back Bob up a hill around trees in a very tight spot. Had to fold my truck mirror in order to squeeze in. Mid-July provided many bugs. The gnats were the most annoying.
Worth Noting: MN state parks do not provide water. Luckily I had plenty in my tanks. You can get water near the dump site.
East Grand Forks, MN
Pros: Large suburban park. Linden trees were in bloom and smelled marvelous. I had goldfinches on my picnic table. Good cellphone service. Super large sites mostly pull through. Less than half a mile walk to restaurants, a movie theater and Cabelas.
Cons: No Wifi or Cable, I unfortunately picked a site facing the afternoon sun again and it was HOT. Thankfully I have umbrellas and I got creative hanging towels from my awning to shade the entry to the trailer.
Worth Noting: Sites 57 or 36 would be ideal for afternoon shade and proximity to the showers.
Pros: Big parking area. Surrounded by Airforce Jets! Good cellphone service, good air tv channels. Surrounded by prairie dogs. Got to watch airplanes take off and land from the airport. Great Museum of airplanes.
Cons: Minot is right on the border of Mountain and Central Time, my cellphone kept switching from one time zone to the other. BTW – Minot is on the Central side.
Worth Noting: I was in heaven sitting in the shade of my airstream watching airplanes and prairie dogs do their thing.
Wolf Point, MT
Pros: Big parking area. Good shade tree. Option of 30 watt hookup – but in full sun (I opted for the shade). Museum great preservation of history of the area. Good cell phone service and some air tv channels. Walking distance to their historic downtown.
Cons: In between HWY-2 and the train tracks. Again, noise mostly came from the highway.
Worth Noting: I was in town for their “Stampede” weekend. The museum hosted a pancake breakfast the morning I was there. And, while the parking lot was super full, I was able to maneuver out of the lot just fine.
Pros: Very Clean. Access to pool and hot tub at neighboring hotel. Private bathroom and shower rooms. Lovely flowering trees at the sites. Good cellphone and air TV.
Cons: Just a few feet from HWY-2. Traffic noise was loud. The sewer hook up was at a weird spot had to back in diagonally in order to access it.
Worth Noting: There was a casino on the property. Although we were also backed up to the train tracks, there was not any real train noise.
Pros: Great Staff, Great Location, Wildly eclectic sites. From wide open grassy areas, to forested sites. Swimming hole and canoe rentals. Good Wifi and cellphone reception and great cable. Like that they provided access to an online TV guide. Clean bathrooms and showers. Great Laundry facility Reasonably Priced.
Cons: Bathrooms and showers were not the best. Had to key in a code in a dark entry way, at night had to use a flashlight. The bathroom stalls were very short and the toilets very low to the ground. I hit my forehead on the door lock knob on my way to sit down.
Worth Noting: 30 minutes from Glacier National Park and Flat Head Lake.
Fairmont Hot Springs, BC
Pros: Huge Resort. Large Hot Spring Pool and diving area. Multiple restaurants to choose from. Many hiking trails right from the resort. Spaces well maintained. Showers and Laundry good. Onsite Spa services. Very birdy: Multiple types of hummingbirds, cedar waxwings, ravens and woodpeckers.
Cons: Lighting in the bathrooms/showers were flickering. Showers were push button type and had to re-push often.
Worth Noting: 30 minutes to Kootenay Park, 2 hrs to Banff, Lake Louise, and Yolo Parks. Good Wifi (but couldn’t stream from my apps out of country) and good cell coverage (with my unlimited Verizon Plan)
Pros: Quiet. Good Price. Walking distance to some restaurants and shops. 10 minute drive to everything an RVer may need (Costco, Walmart, REI, Cabelas, Target etc…). Good cell phone service, good WiFi coverage, Cable TV. Bathroom, showers and Laundry are adequate.
Cons: Very small sites. Mostly residential trailers. The sign was being swapped out when I got there, so it was very hard to find.
Worth Noting: I only spent one night here.
Pros: Lovely RV Park, with spacious shady sites. Great service and friendly staff. Shower and Laundry facilities clean and spacious. Great cell phone service, good WiFi coverage, Cable TV. Missoula is only 10 minutes away. Lots of great day trip opportunities. Music and Ice Cream social on Wednesday night.
Cons: Somewhat close to train tracks. Sometimes the squealing wheels woke me up. Not really walkable outside the park.
Worth Noting: It’s a gardeners delight. There are many beautiful garden spots throughout the park.
Pros: Beautiful park, large spacious site right on the water. Extremely nice and helpful staff. Walking distance to Costco, Walmart and Walgreens. Excellent cellphone signal. Wifi and Cable provided (but you get more Air Channels than cable. Restrooms/Showers are immaculate and roomy.
Cons: One day no hot water in showers. Response quick to resolve
Worth Noting: The resort was so lovely, I didn’t want to leave, so I didn’t.
Culver City, OR
Pros: Beautiful park, large spacious site. Redmond is 30 minutes away. Lovely shady spot in the morning.
Cons: Extremely steep entrance into and out of the park. Only occasional cell service very weak signal. No Air TV stations. No Wifi. Full on sun in the afternoon and evening.
Worth Noting: I would consider staying at the Crooked River Campsite instead of the Deschutes one to save the steep access.
Pros: Very helpful staff, nice and clean little park. Nicely wooded, my lot size okay. Good Wifi. Easy hiking trails to rivers, gorges, and waterfalls nearby. Few amenities (cafe, pizza place, Laundromat, library and small grocery) within a mile.
Cons: Only occasional cell service very weak signal. No Air TV stations. But can rent Direct TV.
Worth Noting: Delightful free entertainment (Oregon Old Time Fiddlers) and weenie roast (with s’mores)
Mt Shasta, CA
Pros: Huge wooded sites, beautiful lake with beach, hiking trails, onsite restaurant and snack shop, Summer evening movies outside, kayak rentals, Okay cellphone signal, Closest town 6 miles away. Not too buggy (early June). Warm days, cool nights. Easy place to hang out and do nothing.
Cons: No Wifi, Shower stall did not drain, Cable was advertised but not available (switching services available in a couple of weeks). No Air TV stations, Yellow Jackets just coming out
Worth Noting: Temps in the 80s. Cooled off with daily afternoon thunderstorm between 4 and 6, then generally cleared up afterwards
Pros: Pool and Hot tub, Had the hot tub to myself most nights. Pull through spot, very level concrete pad, Clean Shower facilities, Good Laundry on site. Closest town 3 miles away, Good Cellphone Reception, Good Air TV channels.
Cons: Tiny site, Campground very lit up at night, cold and windy, no walking trails
Worth Noting: Felt very suburban. Got my first hummingbird at my feeder.
Gold Beach, OR
Pros: Private Hot Tub! Easy walk to the beach, Large secluded Site, Private clean shower rooms, Good Laundry on site. Closest town 1 miles away, a few Air TV channels. OK Cellphone reception
Cons: SIte backed up to Highway 101, traffic noise, Sewer way far back in site, cold and windy,
Worth Noting: Watched in International Space Station cross the sky 2 nights in a row!
Pros: Close to town, close to beach, camp hosts very friendly, good hiking trails, good showers, huge campground. Good Air TV Channels, Good Cellphone reception
Cons: Tiny Site, set on a corner, lots of camp traffic, cold and windy, huge line up for dump
Worth Noting: Very close to the beach, but have to hike over a huge dune to get to it.
Pros: Free, can stay 2 nights, right on the farm, easy access to restaurant, wine tasting and cheese tasting, petting zoo. Good Cellphone Reception
Cons: No Hookups, No real hiking trails
Worth Noting: Watched them shear some llamas, and woke up to guinea fowl surrounding the trailer.
Pros: Very artsy campground. Rentable vintage trailers on site. Grassy site, Lodge had entertainment Saturday night. Sauna, Massage available, Very nice people running it. Some Air TV Channels, Okay cellphone reception, Easy walk to beach. Coastal weather prominent.
Cons: Campsites are close together on a big grassy field with little privacy
Worth Noting: Love the vibe of this place.
Sol Duc, WA
Site #6 (#9 is the best)
Pros: Right in the middle of Gods Country. Hot Springs, Lovely hiking trails. Small site (only 17 hookups). Great Camp Host. Close to my favorite: Lake Crescent
Cons: Campsites are close together on a big gravel lot separated by raised logs. No Wifi, No Cell Reception, No Air TV. Closest town 40 minute drive. Park was overrun during the weekend by giant RVs (all one family) and they were not respectful of the park.
Worth Noting: This park in in the rain forest, but there was a week of dry warm weather while I was there.