Posts byGood Sam Camping

Get Away to the Chesapeake Bay

Immerse yourself in the scenic natural beauty of the Chesapeake Bay area, where visitors come from far and wide to experience an intimate getaway far from the crowds of Virginia Beach and enjoy an adventure in this outdoor lover’s paradise! Explore the canals, waterways and open waters of the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in
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Catherine’s Landing — Gateway to the Outdoors

In keeping with RVC’s commitment in redefining the camping experience, guests will find Catherine’s Landing, in Hot Springs, Arkansas, to be a new variety of outdoor resort. Located along the shores of Lake Catherine, one of three lakes created by the damming of the Quachita River in the 1920’s to generate hydroelectricity in the area, the
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Celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday in Kingston, Ontario at Rideau Acres Camping Resort

Kingston Beautiful historic Kingston was Canada’s original capital city when it was merely a province in 1847. In 1867, Canada became a country and this year we are celebrating 150 years. Kingston is located just 20 minutes north of New York state and has so many things to offer. Rideau Acres Camping Resort is minutes from
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Great Hiking and Camping in Bryce Canyon Country

Bryce Canyon Country is the perfect place to indulge completely in the outdoors. This expansive countryside is full of amazing hiking trails and camping spots for every adventurer. Early spring is the prime time to visit Bryce Canyon with less crowds, fewer expenses and cooler temperatures. With so many hiking and camping spots, we’ve highlighted a few excellent
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Rockwell RV Park – Oasis of Oklahoma City

Rockwell RV Park is located on I-40 and Rockwell with exits for easy on and off. Our 170 sites are big rig friendly at 25 to 35 feet wide and 70 foot in length. Most of our sites are pull-thrus and all RV sites are 30/50 amp full hookups with water, sewer, and cable TV.
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Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Camp-Resort is Your Home Base for Niagara Falls

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Camp-Resort in Niagara Falls, Ontario is located just ten minutes from the majestic Niagara Falls. Use the Jellystone as your home base, and experience all the fun and excitement that the region has to offer! Start your Niagara Falls vacation by picking up the Adventure Pass right at our campground store. With
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Paragon Casino RV Resort is the Perfect Louisiana Getaway

RV Getaway at PARAGON CASINO RV RESORT. Located in the heart of Central Louisiana, Paragon Casino RV Resort is the perfect getaway destination, offering a wide variety of amenities and activities to suit the tastes of nearly everyone. Paragon’s full-service, pet-friendly RV resort has more than 200 slips and 30 cabins. Each slip is equipped with
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Tour the Beautiful Grand Staircase National Monument from Bryce Canyon

Grand Staircase National Monument Trip Take a wonderful trip to discover much of Utah driving through Bryce Canyon, one of our amazing National Parks, to Grand Staircase National Monument.  First stop is the town of Tropic after continuing along Scenic Hwy 12. Tropic Tropic is bordered on three sides by acclaimed Bryce Canyon National Park, the town of
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Mark My Words: March – Alaska, Hanging Bikes, and Some Electrical Issues

Hi, Folks! This month we’ll talk about travelling to Alaska, hanging bikes, and some electrical issues. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected]   Mark: We have a 2014 Winnebago View Mercedes Diesel (low mileage) and would like to go to Alaska. I’ve heard that the Alaska Highway is very hard on RV’s and
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Friendliness, Atmosphere and Activities is What Makes the Big Cypress RV Resort and Campground Home

Big Cypress RV Resort and Campground When it comes down to it, you have to love where you spend your time and hard earned money. The park you stay at becomes your winter home for the season. We asked our guests, “What makes you feel at home here?” The responses we received all had one
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Camp in Louisiana’s State Parks and Discover Extraordinary Landscapes

Incredible Outdoor Experiences Louisiana’s State Parks and campgrounds offer incredible outdoor experiences that are never far from the food, music and culture that make Louisiana so unique. Whether you are looking for an idyllic spot along a lovely stream to set up camp, the comfort of an amenity-packed cabin or a convenient place to set
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Join Canada’s 150th Birthday Party!

Join Canada’s 150th birthday party this year!  Follow the Good Sam Blog’s ongoing coverage of the events and destinations that usher in the anniversary. • Canada 150th Birthday Celebrations — Join the Party From Coast to Coast — Take your choice from this diverse menu of anniversary celebrations in each province. • A Canada Travel Guide for
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Lake Pines RV Park & Campground is Celebrating Their 50th Year Anniversary

Lake Pines RV Park & Campground in Columbus, Georgia, wants you to enjoy the history of the Columbus Area and the history of the Park Lake Pines RV Park & Campground is celebrating their 50th year anniversary! The Park was started in 1967, when Ralph and Jean Gilbert opened up 18 acres of land to
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Camelot RV Park – Adult/Senior Oriented Park Overlooking Indian River Lagoon, Florida

Camelot RV Park  is a family owned Adult/Senior park that overlooks the Indian River Lagoon in Florida.  Their recreation and social activities are a wonderful, easy way to get to know your neighbors and make new friends. Enjoy extensive winter senior oriented activities November into April.  Activities include Arts & Crafts, Painting, Quilting, Exercise Groups,
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Crystal Lake RV Park, a Piece of Florida Paradise in Sunny Naples

Crystal Lake RV Resort is located at sunny Naples in southwest Florida. It has earned the Good Sam PERFECT 10/10/10 rating. The Resort has also been named as “Top 30 RV Resorts” in North America. It is apparent why, from the moment you arrive at the gate! Enjoy beautiful views of Crystal Lake as well
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Celebrating Canada’s 150th in Vancouver and Beyond

See our ongoing coverage of Canada’s 150th birthday. Celebrate Canada’s 150th in Vancouver and surrounding areas.  The third-largest metropolitan area in Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, is a charming, cosmopolitan city on the Burrard Peninsula. Situated between Burrard Inlet to the north and Fraser River to the south, the city attracts visitors with its unusual combination of
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Travel the Cajun Coast for a Real Louisiana Adventure

Cajun Coast in the Heart of Cajun Country The Cajun Coast has a relaxed atmosphere that’s in the heart of Cajun Country, 90 minutes or less from New Orleans, Baton Rouge or Lafayette. It is a frequent location for RV Rallies, with 15 RV Parks in the area. It is also a marvelous location for birding
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Family Fun at Allatoona Landing Marine Resort & Campground

Only 28 miles North of Atlanta, GA., you will find Allatoona Landing Marine Resort & Campground, which is also the closest RV Resort to Lakepoint Sport Complex. The 116-site campground is the perfect spot for your RV or tent.  Prefer to rent? Try one of their 2 bedroom rental cottages. Of course, while you are
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RVing From Alberta to Manitoba Via the Yellowhead Highway

See our ongoing coverage of Canada’s 150th birthday. RVing Alberta to Manitoba — take an unforgettable drive across the heartland of Canada during its big birthday. Distance and time: 1,095.7 miles • 22 hours, 31 minutes Canada turns 150 this year, and what better way to recognize the milestone than to drive the legendary Yellowhead Highway? This iconic
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EXPERIENCE THE NEW WEST in Buffalo, Wyoming

Buffalo, Wyoming you’ll find the laid-back charm of a true Western community. Buffalo is nestled at the base of the Big Horn Mountains. We sit at the crossroads of I-90 & I-25, and U.S. Hwy 16- the Cloud Peak Scenic Byway- is the preferred route to Yellowstone National Park. Buffalo is a fantastic place to visit. EXPLORE THE OLD
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Springtime in the Black Hills of South Dakota at Beaver Lake Campground

Springtime at Beaver Lake Campground Reserve your spot in April at Beaver Lake Campground and enjoy a warm campfire at your site. The average maximum daytime temperature in Custer in April is a cool 13°C (55°F). There are usually 8 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 61% of the 13 hours of daylight. Beaver
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RV Camping at its Best at Interstate RV Park, Davenport, Iowa

Rated one of the best Mid-West RV Parks, Interstate RV Park is located in the Quad-City area of Davenport, Iowa. Location is EZ on & off I-80 (exit 292). Interstate is open year round and we welcome big rigs and groups. Amenities include a large clean laundry room, exceptional restrooms, full hookups with patios, and
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Family Fun and Activities at Big Meadow Family Campground, Tennessee

If you are looking for a beautiful, quiet, clean, easy in and out campground, Big Meadow Family Campground is the place to be. Big Meadow Family Campground Most of our sites have concrete pads and patios, with the majority being pull thru. All of our sites are full hookup, including water, electric, sewer, 74 channels
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Lakewood Camping Resort in Myrtle Beach – Acres of Oceanfront Accommodations!

Welcome to Lakewood Camping Resort – A Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Campground & RV Park  Encompassing over 200 acres of Oceanfront Accommodations, including Campsites, RV Sites, Rental Villas, and Individual Owned Properties with access to the Beach. Lakewood Camping Resort has a half mile stretch of sandy beach and is located on the South end of Myrtle Beach
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Houma, Louisiana’s Bayou Country – Make Memories with Outdoor Adventures!

Houma, Louisiana I’m not sure about you, but my childhood is filled with memories of my mom telling me to go outside and play. We spent hours imagining we were pirates on adventures, making fishing poles from tree branches and running until we literally couldn’t any longer. Although we can’t take you back in time,
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Canada 150th Birthday Celebrations – Join the Party From Coast to Coast

See our ongoing coverage of Canada’s 150th birthday in the following weeks. Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations take place throughout the nation, and some of the biggest events are held on Canada Day, July 1. For a full overview, check out Canada 150. Events below are listed in the order of province/territory. Alberta Canada 150 Art Project, (year-long),
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Gettysburg Campground – Your Starting Point to Explore Civil War History

Gettysburg Campground The center of your family vacation to explore Civil War history should start in Gettysburg, PA. The Confederate States of America, led by Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, were actually winning the War Between the States. Until they accidentally met up with the Union Army of the Potomac. Commanded by General
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VIDEO: Handy RV Tips and Easy Living Tricks Making Life on the Road Even More Enjoyable

Handy RV Tips and Easy Living Tricks Part 2 Handy RV tips and tricks by Trailer Life and MotorHome magazines’ Bob Livingston and friends. Watch as they show you a host of RV DIY small projects to make life on the road even more enjoyable. Subscribe for more RV Videos: For more RV tech and lifestyle
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Canada is Turning 150 Years Old — Join the Party!

Canada turns 150 years old this year, so join the party! Read the Good Sam blog to discover the best places to celebrate the country’s sesquicentennial.  Over the years, RVers have flocked to Canada for its beautiful landscapes, compelling history and hospitable locals. This year offers another reason to visit: It’s the 150th birthday of the nation that gave us the
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Monkey Island RV Resort – the place to be in Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, OK

Monkey Island Situated in a beautiful setting on the Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, Monkey Island RV Resort is a new luxury RV park on Monkey Island, Oklahoma. Monkey Island RV Resort features 100% concrete roads & pads, full 50/30 amp hookups, and an on-site convenience store. If you are an avid golfer, shopper, or just
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Great Hiking and Camping in Bryce Canyon Country

Bryce Canyon Country Bryce Canyon Country is known for stunning, red rock scenery and incredible views. Every adventurer will love spending time zooming in and around the beautiful, one-of-a-kind landscape on countless ATV trails. Bryce Canyon Country is full of amazing riding trails that take you through ponderosa pines and red rock countryside, and most are accessible by
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Alaska’s Inside Passage Showcases the Last Frontier

See our ongoing coverage of the Alaska Highway’s 75th birthday in the following weeks. RV Alaska’s inside passage for Last Frontier adventure. It’s the ultimate destination for RVers traveling up the Alaska Highway on its 75th birthday. Navigating Southeast Alaska’s “panhandle” and Inside Passage region is like hopping across an idyllic pond via stepping-stones. Landlocked towns
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5 Fantastic Texas Hill Country Hotspots

Discover places where the Lone Star State shines brightest

Texas Hill Country highlights any visit to the Lone Star State. The area stretches from the east in Austin to the south in San Antonio. Each city in the area serves up another reason to prolong your visit. Meander through the area, from the paved roads of sophisticated towns to the natural terrain. There are
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Dave Robicheaux Comes Home! Celebrating Storytellers from Iberia & Beyond

Detective Dave Robicheaux The world-famous Detective Dave Robicheaux, created by New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke, is coming home to Iberia Parish, Louisiana with his second festival, Dave Robicheaux’s Hometown Literary Festival: Celebrating Storytellers from Iberia & Beyond. The festival will be held March 31 – April 2, 2017 predominately in New Iberia’s
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Adventure Awaits You on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula

See our ongoing coverage of the Alaska Highway’s 75th birthday in the following weeks. There’s a reason this 15,000-square-mile slice of scenic Southern Alaska is known as the state’s unofficial “playground.” A surprisingly mild climate, an abundance of state parks and proximity to large urban centers like Anchorage make the Kenai Peninsula a natural base of
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Lake Pleasant RV Park – Serenity near Seattle’s Highlights

Seattle Highlights Seattle is a great destination anytime of the year.  Whether you love being in the great outdoors, enjoy music, appreciate art, explore wineries or want an urban festival, Seattle has something for you.  Traveling with a family?  Single? Retired?  There’s something for everyone in bustling, growing Seattle. A major port city for European
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VIDEO: Attitude Pro Lite 25FS Walkthrough

Attitude Pro Lite 25FS Walkthrough This toy-hauler combines lightweight construction and versatility to suit the demands of the motorsport crowd. Subscribe for more RV Videos: For more RV tech and lifestyle videos subscribe to TrailerLifeDIY, brought to you by the staff and contributors at Trailer Life and MotorHome magazines.  
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Enjoy Twice the Fun at Winstar World Casino & RV Park

WINSTAR WORLD CASINO & RV PARK – MORE ROOM FOR FUN Located in the southern Oklahoma foothills and just a short drive away from WinStar World Casino, you can enjoy twice the fun when you stay at WinStar RV Park. Enjoy recreational activities including the clubhouse pavilion, walking trail and playground before you take the
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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Pahrump Nevada

Pahrump, Nevada, located between Death Valley and Las Vegas, is a hotspot for RV rallies, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone looking for a good adventure. Pahrump – RV-er’s Paradise There’s a reason Pahrump, NV was dubbed “RV-er’s Paradise.” There are three perfectly-rated 10/10/10 RV Resorts – Lakeside Casino and RV Park, Wine Ridge RV Resort &
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7 Tips for Your Alaska Highway Trip

See our ongoing coverage of the Alaska Highway’s 75th birthday in the following weeks. 7 Tips for RVing the Alaska Highway. Crossing 1,422 miles of rugged terrain, the Alaska Highway is unlike any road trip that you’ll experience. Long distances between towns, wide stretches of daylight during summer and unpredictable weather pose unique challenges to even the most
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Mark My Words – February: Batteries, Batteries, Batteries, and Some Exterior Maintenance Tips!

  Hi, folks! We’ve got a few battery questions this month, and some exterior maintenance tips. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected]   Mark: About 10 days after parking with full batteries, both the house and chassis batteries are at zero volts. Oh yeah, 2008 Damon Daybreak. Suggestions? Robert G Hi Robert It
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