Posts byGood Sam Camping

An RV on the banks of a lake

Lake Life: Camp on the Banks of Bodies of Water

Nothing beats the feeling of a cool breeze wafting off a big, tranquil lake. Campers can experience lakeside camping — along with boating, fishing and waterskiing — at lakeside Good Sam Parks across North America. Find Good Sam Parks near quaint, out-of-the-way lakes or vast bodies of water with big marinas. Wherever you go, you’ll

RV Parked in the Desert

Mark My Words: Safe and Sound Summer RV Travel

Hi Mark My Words readers! This month we’ve got questions on propane appliances, cell phones and steps. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] The following answers will help you practice safe and sound RV travel this summer. Hi Mark, We bought our first camper trailer (Sunset 186BH) and took her out for the

A river at the foot of a rugged outcropping.

Walking Along Waterways: Take a Hike Near (and in) Streams, Creeks and Rivers

Go with the flow on your next hike. Discover trails run alongside some of the most scenic rivers and streams in North America. Take wet walks in shallow stretches of current to feel the water surge against your ankles. After your trek, cool your heels at a nearby Good Sam Park, where you can expect

ATV riders near Shady Acres RV Park in Utah.

Explore Terrific Trails Near Utah’s Shady Acres RV Park

Green River, Utah, is the preeminent destination for accessing world-class rafting, dinosaur fossils, ancient rock art panels, rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking and especially four-wheeling. Known as “Canyonlands,” the area around Green River is loaded with outdoor adventure. Many trails snake through the region, providing access to some of the area’s lesser-known backcountry wonders. Whether

Mark My Words — Planning for the Road Ahead

Hi Mark My Words Readers! We’ve got a mixed bag of questions this month: Fridges, roofing, brakes, appliances and double-towing. Have a great spring, and keep those questions coming! Email your questions to [email protected] Hi Mark, We plan to store our fifth-wheel for a month at a campground site with electricity while we assist my

Lighthouse on a green expanse near the sea.

Canada’s Prince Edward Island Shines as a Vacation Destination

Prince Edward Island — a beautiful vacation destination for all with pristine beaches, an abundance of outdoor adventure and culinary delights. You’ll discover family fun and so much more, but it’s also home to eight provincial campgrounds. Each park will offer the world-famous Island hospitality and gorgeous views, but they all offer something a little

Exterior of a-frame casino

World-Class Gaming, Right Off the Lake at Cherokee Casino Grove in Oklahoma

Nestled near Tom Cat Corner and Shangri-La Golf Club, marina and resort at Monkey Island sits a crowned jewel by the water, Cherokee Casino Grove in Oklahoma. The casino offers the ultimate gaming experience on Oklahoma’s Grand Lake. Cherokee Casino Grove – lounge and slot machines.  The 39,000-square-foot lodge-style property was opened in January of

State & Provincial Parks Update

Several state and provincial parks across North America remain open despite the coronavirus outbreak. Many have closed their restrooms and other facilities. Please see the list below for information about the status of state and provincial parks in the U.S. and Canada.   Alabama Arizona California Colorado Connecticut Florida Idaho Indiana Kansas Louisiana Maryland Michigan