In the summer of 2017, we stayed in the small oil town community of Tionesta, Pennsylvania. Located in a heavily forested region in Forest County, this area is noted for its big game and wildlife, fishing and hiking. Tionesta Area Recreation Campground is situated on the shore of Tionesta Lake and Dam. The campground itself, draws mostly locals who enjoy weekend getaways amidst the scenery and recreation.
While exploring Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota, we camped at Cottonwood Campground inside the park. It’s located just five miles from the National Park’s South Unit park entrance. Our plans were originally to camp three nights. Due inclement weather, we ended up staying a few more days. But it was more than the cold rain that kept us there!
Located just outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Town and Country Campground and RV Park is a short drive to Twin Cities’ Mall of America, Valley Fair, and other cool places to visit in the area. We stayed here while visiting our son’s family near Shakopee. However, we must give you a heads up, our stay was not what we expected!
As most who travel in RVs, digital devices have become our information hubs. There is a huge plethora of RV trip planning apps and/or websites that are an incredible resource for finding campgrounds, overnight parking, dump stations, dining and fuel. Here’s some of our recommendations for RVers, campers or roadtrippers alike!
Did you know there is an amazing beachfront campground in Arizona? Cattail Cove State Park has a white sand beach, boat ramp, and 61 campsites right on Lake Havasu. This picturesque Arizona State Park campground offers a broad spectrum of activities for all to enjoy. Read more of what we have to say in our Cattail Cove State Park Campground Review!
A couple years ago, we visited Joshua Tree National Park. We were forced to stay for a few days at a campground due to a storm and a short-term illness that forced us back to the pedestal. Trying to find a campground or RV park in the vicinity on Campendium, we found Joshua Tree Lake RV & Campground.
Since our family lives in the southwest Minneapolis area, we stay at Dakota Meadows RV Park at the Mystic Lake Casino in Shakopee, Minnesota. Claimed as the Twin Cities premier RV Park, it is literally steps away from blackjack tables, slots and entertainment venues. It is also near Minneapolis’ Mall of America, Valley Fair, Cleary Lake Regional Park as well as many other fun things to do in the area.
However, our review may not be what you expect. Remember, we all have different journeys, likes and dislikes, perspectives and expectations.
Have you ever stayed at an RV park or campground that made you feel like a kid again? Well, Texas Wine Country Jellystone Camp Resort in Fredericksburg, Texas did just that. And even though I was attending an adult work summit there, it was a fun place to let my hair down. Its a great place to take the kids for a weekend, week or even a month. They have everything from great meetings rooms for the big kids to a big pool and bouncy carpet outside for the littles! So, let’s see why we liked it!
We stayed at Pride RV Resort so we could visit Smoky Mountain National Park and some of the Blue Ridge Parkway in the summer of 2018. If you’ve not visited this part of the country, you’re truly missing out! The lush green trees and foliage throughout the Smoky Mountains is something to be seen. Come check out our review of Pride RV Resort.
Campground/RV Park: Pecan Park Riverside RV Park
Location: 50 Squirrel Run, San Marcos, Texas
Phone: (512) 396-0070