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Old 03-03-2021, 05:53 PM   #41
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Are you a frequent I-95 Traveler? The New Green Acres RV Park at Walterboro, SC, exit #53 may interest you. Their sites are mostly long pull-thru sites with 50 AMP FHU and CATV. The park is very easy to enter and depart. On both sides of the exit road there are large big rig friendly service stations. Itís a very easy overnighter or short term retreat park with a travelerís atmosphere.

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http://www.newgreenacres.com/

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Old 03-15-2021, 12:31 PM   #42
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Because we now live in upstate SC and Lindaís family has always lived there, we have traveled I-81 many times. And, a few times, we did it from its start in NC to its end in NY.

There are a lot of great RV Parks/CGs along I-81. Many are family oriented CGs that are always open to overnighters. This stop at Twin Bridges CG was our first. We were headed north and spotted their billboard advertisement and decided to drive in and take a look. They offered us a nice grassy 50 amp FHU site and we took it. Itís a nice clean CG with lots of activities.

The CG office/store is well stocked and has live fishing bait. Because of the stream across the road in front of our site we decided to stay two nights. We got some nice pan sized catfish from the stream and got our laundry done. We try to wash at least once at every stop because of the load size of our washer/dryer. Changing sheets and towels will normally require three loads.

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Old 04-30-2021, 06:19 AM   #43
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I-20 is one of those east/west highways we used often. This Safe Harbor RV Park is very convenient for a quick overnight stop. Just drive in and find a site, pay at a drop box and get a FHU with 50 AMPS and CATV.

I really like to get an overnight stop with a well stocked fishing pond/lake. Hardly any of the RV patronís fish in the pond and Iíve always got a nice catch from its waters.

Weíve stayed here numerous times. Pictures 1&2 was at a different site and time than picture 3.

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Old 07-26-2021, 01:57 AM   #45
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We have stayed at RV parks near or at Tucson. We were never able to get advance reservations into the RV Park at the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. They have a huge overflow section but only water & elect. So we stay at civilian RV Parks.

Our favorite is the Prince of Tucson. It is well maintained and has individual mail boxes in the main building. It usually took about 10 days to get our mail shipped there. Even though the park is old it is not antiquated. All hook-ups are modern and well maintained. Entrance and departure from the park is easy and blends right into the main flow of traffic. Parking was easy for all size rigs and all pavement was in good condition.

On this trip it had rained and there were flowers all along I8 into Tucson.

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Old 09-05-2021, 10:17 AM   #46
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This is a RV park that we often use. We highly recommend it for those that enjoy flea markets and yard sales.

There are two distinct sections in this park. One is for long term or seasonal patrons and the other is for shorter periods. Everything is FHU with many sites large enough for the largest Motor Homes and whatever they are hauling.

The adjacent Flea Market is their main drawing point. There is another Flea Market about a half mile down the road in an old drive-in movie theatre. It is about three quarters open air with less regular venders than the one at Barnyard.

Donít miss the Flight Deck Restaurant in downtown Lexington. Aviation buffs will love the motif.

http://www.flightdeckrestaurant.net/

The pictures below were taken at different times of the year to show that the foliage does change significantly with the seasons in central SC.

In one picture there are two brownish Motor Homes parked side-by-side. They were nearly identical as were the brothers driving them.

Another picture is an example of the size of the larger sites. The red roofs in the pictureís background are part of the flea market.


Another picture shows some young men trying-out their purchases from some flea market vendor.

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Old 10-24-2021, 02:00 AM   #47
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Rancho Verde RV Park - Camp Verde, AZ

During our full time traveling years we wintered three times at Yuma, AZ. Because the seasonal RVers will often start north early, we decided to do the same and explore some of central AZ. Itís pretty easy at that time of year to travel without reservations. We wanted to visit the attractions in and around Sedona, AZ. We found the Rancho Verde RV Park at Camp Verde, AZ to be in a great location for many side trips in the area. We got a nice pull-thru, FHU site with the camp office and laundry/rec room just a short walk across the camp road. The owners/managers lived on site and were very helpful in pointing out shortcuts to places we wanted to visit. Our traveling companions in the Montana were traveling with us and we got side by side parking.

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Old 12-19-2021, 04:13 PM   #48
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Pelican Roost RV Park, Naval Station, Mayport, FL

I did 31 years of active duty with the USN. Because of that and a service-connected disability I can stay at all military CGs and RV Parks (FAMCAMP – USAF). In the past I’ve not posted any of them in this thread because of the “authorized users” restrictions. Many of the ones we’ve stayed at in the past now allow guests with authorized users. Pelican Roost is one of them.

The Pelican Roost RV Park is situated out near the very end of the south jetties where the St. Johns River flows into the Atlantic Ocean. From the RV Park there is a full view of the “Mayport Basin” where the USN ships are moored. Everything that enters by sea to the ports at Jacksonville, FL will pass the RV Park. Needless to say, fishing from the jetties is very productive and exciting, because you never know what you might hook.

The normal parking limit is 14 days. Every time we’ve stayed there it’s been for 14 days. Just south of the RV Park there are military beaches. They have restaurants, bath facilities and game courts such as beach volleyball. The base has a true links 18-hole golf course which also has a wonderful restaurant. The MWR office has all sorts of recreational equipment for rent and they also have a large assortment of fishing equipment and baits.

At the town of Mayport there is a state-run ferry boat that crosses the St. Johns. The dunes on the north jetties are very popular with off road vehicle riders; there are a couple very popular sea food restaurants there, right on the river.

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https://www.militarycampgrounds.us/f...-roost-rv-park


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Admiral Baker RV Park is in a naval recreational area in the heart of San Diego, CA. It is a large complex that offers numerous recreational activities.

When we last stayed there it was not open to the public. It now allows the civilian public to park there without a sponsor. Reservations can be made, and a stay limit of 14 days is allowed for civilians.

Basically, the RV park is shaped like a big horseshoe with all back-in sites. Behind the sites is a large activities field. The link below has all the information about costs and amenities. The location is excellent for visiting the city and all it offers.

A short distance away you can park and take a harbor tour. The USS Midway (CV-41) is a military museum and a popular downtown attraction. The bridge over to Coranado will get you to sandy beaches right on the ocean. The Del Coranado Hotel is a popular landmark and has been a backdrop for many movies. We once drove out there and took pictures of its Christmas decorations.

The last time there we had planned on spending a month, but a heavy rainstorm caused huge mud slides in the area, and we moved over the mountains to the Naval Air Facility at El Centro, CA.

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