Get more bang for your buck on your next trip to Disneyworld, Zion National Park or the wilds of British Columbia. Seven new Good Sam Parks in some of North America’s most popular spots now offer a 10 percent discount to club members, letting you use that extra money for more Disney souvenirs, lures for your fly-fishing adventures or an extra helping of barbecued ribs in a Texas diner.
There are more than 2,400 Good Sam Parks across the U.S. and Canada, and the network grows every month, spreading value to more and more places for members of North America’s premier RV organization.
Add these Good Sam Parks to your travel itinerary:
Rainbow Chase RV Park, Davenport, Florida
Rainbow Chase RV Park gives guests a place for recharging batteries after busy adventures in nearby Disney World, Sea World or Universal Studios in nearby Orlando, Florida. Located in the quiet community of Davenport, Rainbow Chase provides 50 full-hookup sites with Wi-Fi and lots of amenities and services for laid-back recreation. Recreation facilities and games give guests lots to do in the park, while more adventurous folks can hit the water for fishing, kayaking and canoeing at lakes within 10 miles.
What’s nearby: An 11-mile jaunt northeast up Interstate 4 will take visitors to Disneyworld, a nexus of all things Disney. This sprawling theme park encompasses Disney’s Hollywood Studio, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park and the Fantasia Gardens. Dedicated Disneyphiles should plan a few days to tackle everything this attraction has to offer. Travel further along I-4 for Universal Studios Florida, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and SeaWorld Orlando. The fun never ends!
Bill Monroe Memorial Music Park & Campground, Indiana
Camping and country tunes blend beautifully at the Bill Monroe Memorial Music Park & Campground in Jackson Township in Indiana. Known for the outstanding bands that frequent this beloved destination’s stage, the nearby RV park gives music fans a place to relax after the last note is played. Guests can camp at one of the several spaces and explore the nearby attractions, from nature trails through lush woods to fishing at Pastor Baggett Lake. A grocery store, firewood and fishing supplies give guests all they need for a long stay.
What’s nearby: When it’s showtime, music fans can amble over to the performance venue and watch top country act play popular tunes. Named after an iconic country singer/songwriter, the venue stays true to its roots as a haven for traditional music.
Green Tree RV Park & Campground, Morton, Mississippi
Smack in the middle of the Magnolia State, Green Tree RV Park & Campground immerses guests in the lush, hospitable environment that has made Ol’ Miss so legendary. Guests can enjoy homey food in the small town of Morton, or explore the surrounding Bienville National Forest with horseback riding, hiking and picnic areas. The small park (just 19 sites) lets campers enjoy a secluded stay with the option of lots of activities. Guests can go fishing in the pond, gather in the pavilion and enjoy outdoor games.
What’s Nearby: Just 35 miles on Interstate 20, the city of Jackson has a wide range of recreational and cultural attractions that fly under the radar. Families can learn about local wildlife at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, with a 100,000-gallon aquarium network with more than 200 native sea creatures. Turn your kids loose at the Mississippi Children’s Museum, where fun exhibits on subjects from STEM to geography will keep little ones busy and engaged. Literary buffs can check out the Eudora Welty House and Garden, where an American literary titan wrote famous fiction and essays. Make time for the fabulous state capital.
Eagle Ford RV Park, Gonzales, Texas
Everything’s bigger in Texas, and that goes for the spaces in Eagle Ford RV Park, where its 96 RV sites are 82 feet long (12 are pull-thrus). After parking your big rig, you can enjoy a stroll through the town of Gonzales, known as the Birthplace of Texas Independence; the first shots of the Texas Revolution rang out here on October 2, 1835. Time your visit with one of the many festivals in town or enjoy a plate of delicious tacos. Paddlers will love the park’s proximity to the Guadalupe River, which winds through town and is a playground for kayaking, fishing and tubing.
What’s Nearby: The park’s locations on the sweeping Prairies and Lakes region of Texas will resonate with lovers of wide-open spaces. However, if you prefer city life, you’re not far from two of the Lone Star State’s most iconic towns. Sixty miles to the north, Austin welcomes visitors with one of the world’s most exciting music and cultural scenes. Grab a beer and watch a show in a honky-tonk or take a dip in one of the city’s spectacular watering holes. About 75 miles to the west, San Antonio entices adventure-seekers with its River Walk, which follows the San Antonio River through town on a stretch lined with stores, restaurants and other diversions.
Lake Waco RV Park and Marina, Waco, Texas
Travelers don’t usually associate the Lone Star State’s sweeping prairies with water, but Lake Waco RV Park and Marina puts guests right on the banks of a lake with fishing and boating. Campers can reserve a spot overlooking the water (17 of the park’s 71 spaces sit near the edge), and jump right into an adventure that includes swimming, fishing or boating. Visitors also can set out on some of the nature trails that stretch through the park’s property. After a busy day, guests can relax around one of the fire rings on their site and plan adventures in the town of Waco and beyond.
What’s Nearby: Waco blends small-town charm with big city amenities. The downtown features superb restaurants and stores, and you can satisfy your appetite for knowledge at the Waco Mammoth National Monument just outside town. The centerpiece is the dig site that continues to yield bones from the prehistoric mammals. Shoppers can check out the lush grounds of Magnolia Market.
Crazy Horse RV Resort, Kanab, Utah
The rugged rocks of Kanab, Utah, often appeared as the backdrops in Western TV shows and movies. Breakaway from TV and movies and check it out for yourself by staying at Crazy Horse RV Resort, situated near some of the most iconic geological phenomena in the world. Boasting full hookups in more than a third of its 92 spaces, with 50-amp availability, the park provides groceries, RV supplies and firewood.
What’s Nearby: Kanab sits well within striking distance of the some of the West’s most iconic national parks. Drive 30 minutes to the west for Zion National Park, known for its mountain skylines. About 70 miles north lies Bryce Canyon, celebrated for its eerie hoodoos, and only 15 minutes to the east is the entrance to Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, with its stair-like cliffs and terraces. Looking for boating, fishing and swimming fun? Further east lies Lake Mead, whose 247 square miles of surface area promise endless recreation.
Northern Experience RV Park, Prince George, BC
Located on the banks of the Fraser River at the crossroads of Highway 16 and Highway 97, Prince George puts visitors within a short drive to fantastic recreation. Stay at Northern Experience RV Park and plan out ATV, hiking, fishing and boating adventures in the surrounding area. Enjoy lots of space in one of the park’s 17 full-hookup sites (there are 52 sites in all) with tables and fire rings. Outdoor games, a playground for the kids and a pavilion keep guests busy.
What’s Nearby: Ample recreation trails radiate in every direction across the rolling hills that surround this town. Rev up your motor for ATV trails or go biking or hiking. Go gaming at the Treasure Cove Casino & Hotel or fishing at one of the several lakes around town. Prince George’s Rod Loan program gives everyone a chance to cast for rainbow trout, kokanee and burbot.