Fire up the grill and enjoy the fireworks when you stay at one of The Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory’s Top Fourth of July RV Parks for 2014. Rest assured that the RV parks on this list, compiled by the travel guide’s editors and consultants, go out of their way to celebrate the nation’s birthday with pyrotechnics, colorful parades or excursions to nearby celebrations.
Whether featuring patriotic musical performances or serving up barbecued hot dogs, the parks on this list help guests appreciate the the biggest day of the summer travel season in the United States.
Celebrate Uncle Sam’s Big Day
Come prepared for a party when you book your July stay with these parks. Here are just a few of the highlights:
+ Local Fourth of July parades are a big part of the guest experience at places like Tiger Run RV Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado, where guests can attend the city’s big patriotic celebration on Main Street less than a mile away.
+ At some parks, guests can partake in a whole slate of Fourth of July events. In Alabama, for example, Guests at Auburn RV Park at Leisure Time Campground can enjoy local events like the Opelika Freedom Celebration, Fourth of July Celebration and Market at Ag Heritage Park.
+ Guests seeking more relaxing Fourth pursuits can stay at places like the Soaring Eagle Hideaway RV Park in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, where local fireworks can be viewed from the park.
+ An estimated 93 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home this fourth of July, an AAA study reported.
+ Campground visitation surges during the Fourth of July, with RV parks traditionally reporting full occupation during the holiday.
+ Fourth of July is the most popular holiday for barbecuing in the U.S., according to the Hearth Patio and Barbecue Association. Many campgrounds host Fourth barbecues for peckish RV travelers, while many Rvers opt to spark their own open-air cookouts.
Choosing the Parks
The editors and consultants of the Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory chose the list of Top Fourth of July Parks from the annual publication’s database of 8,000 private parks.
In addition to in-depth listings of RV parks and campgrounds across North America, the Good Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory features travel itineraries, helpful maps and informative tips that RVers need for a journey anywhere in North America.
Top July Fourth RV Parks:
Auburn RV Park at Leisure Time Campground, Auburn
Catherine’s Landing at Hot Springs, Hot Springs
Los Angeles/Pomona Fairplex KOA, Pomona
Tiger Run RV Resort, Breckenridge
Pine Crest RV Park of New Orleans, Slidell
Soaring Eagle Hideaway RV Park, Mount Pleasant
Phoenix RV Park, Salem
Alderwood RV Resort, Spokane