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Review Count: 53
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

Three Flags RV Campground, Wildwood, Florida

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

I am guessing the reviews here are so high because it is good in comparison to other Thousand Trails parks. It is wayyyy overpriced, dirt sites with very little gravel/paving (broken up), unlevel site, very narrow roads. Despite the roads being one way, they instruct you to leave going against the one way because it's the only way to maneuver around the park. Very strange and not exactly safe. The service was fine, I guess, although the people were very much in your business. This is a $20 per night campground, not a $45 per night campground. They also charge an amenity fee for amenities we'd never use. If you need to stay in the Villages area, if you're going to spend the money anyhow, I'd go to Grand Oaks instead. We camped at Three Flags RV Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Asphalt, Gravel, Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes
Tips for other Campers:

Take things super slow getting in and going out of the site. The roads are tight if you're a big rig.

Review Count: 53
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

Grand Oaks Resort & Museum, Lady Lake, Florida

Date of Stay: March, 2018 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

What a great park! Plenty of breathing room between spots and an amazing view. You will be very close to shops but in a country setting (being on a horse farm). We really enjoyed our stay here. We camped at Grand Oaks Resort & Museum in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
2
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The gate locks to the RV entrance at 9 pm. Make sure you either get the gate code! If you don't, you can use the other entrance which is beautiful but not fun to navigate in the dark. We muddled through though.

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Review Count: 53
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

Elite Resorts at Citrus Valley, Clermont, Florida

Date of Stay: February, 2018 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

This park, once clean and new, has gone way downhill. It has become a trailer park and is no longer an RV Resort. Most folks here seem to live here full time and pack all their crap in their very small sites. We had a boat right next to our slide. Anthills haven't gotten any better and they do nothing about it. Staff is lackluster at best. We once considered buying a spot here and we're so glad we didn't. Reserving a spot is nearly impossible. We reserved a spot, as it turns out, for a spot that had been sold for months before we reserved it. As we understand it, they sold a lot of sites as rent to own. The owner is then technically the management company, until rent to own is paid in full. As a result, the management company has the majority of the votes. This same management company tried to park unsuspecting renters in spots that weren't available to the rental pool! It's too bad as this used to be a nice place and it's turned into a dump, despite some great owners who have done lots of good with their sites. Too bad you have long termers with lots of kids and junk all over their sites. We had recommended this place to people and regret that. Never again. We camped at Elite Resorts at Citrus Valley in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Pavers
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

If you need to reserve call the number and press 3 for the local office. The management company will promise you spots that had been sold. You may want to skip altogether.

Review Count: 53
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

Riverbend Motorcoach Resort, LaBelle, Florida

Date of Stay: December, 2017 - $100.00
Overall Rating:

Sites are owned so your experience will largely depend on how lucky or unlucky you are with your site and your rate. We paid for a lake view and realized how lucky we were, because "lake view" could mean "see a tiny corner of the lake" or "see the fountain in all its splendor". We had the latter. In fact, we feel we had one of the best sites in the park - while there were neighbors they were never there (TONS of privacy), right across from a walking path/bridge, view of the fountain, far enough in that there wasn't any traffic noise, far apart from the other side of the lake, pavers, wide patio. This park literally has everything. Wide roads? Check. Paved roads? Check. Fenced in dog park? There are TWO. Pool? Yup. Friendly staff? Absolutely. Store? Yup. In addition, you'll see they have clubs for everything here. If you happen to have a model stock car, they have a track. If you sail small remote boats, they have a club for that. It is very large so you can run/walk/bike and not go around and around in circles. It met most of our "everything we'd want to see in a park" with one huge exception: the location. It is way out there. People may tout how there are local restaurants in Labelle but not many and not exactly ones of culinary greatness. The nearest grocery store is Walmart about 10 minutes away, but to get to others its about 20 minutes. Fort Myers proper is a good 30-40 minutes away. That said, we'll most likely be back because of how beautiful the park is. We camped at Riverbend Motorcoach Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Pavers
Site Type
Other
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

You are about 10 minutes from Walmart. If you have pets, drive a bit longer for a veterinarian than right around the immediate area. Fishing is allowed (believe it's catch and release).

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Review Count: 53
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

Bluewater Key RV Resort, Key West, Florida

Date of Stay: November, 2017 - $115.00
Overall Rating:

This park is worth every single penny you spend to stay here. There was so much to it. The biggest positive is the location. While you are not in Key West proper, if you rent a bay-side lot you'll be right on the water to fish, kayak, paddleboard, etc. We used the dock for yoga every morning as well. You are about 30 minutes from Key West proper but it doesn't feel that way. You are a good 15 minutes from any kind of shopping (15 minutes). Still, it won't matter. We loved using the outside living space as well. We think ours was one of the best (lot 77) with all the amenities they provided! The staff was amazingly accommodating and friendly. The sites were plenty big for our big rig. The only negatives was that the dog area wasn't fenced in and there's a designated dog area, meaning your dog has to "hold it" until you reach that area. We wouldn't hesitate to return here. What an amazing experience! We camped at Bluewater Key RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
77
Site Surface
Pavers
Site Type
Other
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Make sure you make reservations for the restaurant Latitudes on Sunset Key. Make reservations well in advance and make them for the time of sunset. You won't be disappointed! A great place to rent kayaks and paddleboards is keyaks.

Review Count: 53
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

Lake City Campground & Resort, Lake City, Florida

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

This is a campground that was either converted from a KOA or is darned close (the signage and coloring are almost exact). We arrived late but the people were still in the office, very nice folks. The office is open 8-10, then from 2-7, so if you call for a reservation leave a message.

It was a functional stop for us. The sites themselves were not very level and is partly grass but fine enough for an overnight stop. The coffee in the morning was a godsend! This campground seems to be a stop-through for most folks who stay there, at least in the front. There is a back part where there are some rundown rigs. Our fire pit was full of cigarette butts, but not something we used. We camped at Lake City Campground & Resort in a Motorhome.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
3
Site Surface
Asphalt, Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Not much in the area, so make sure you have food with you.

Review Count: 53
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

Hitchin Post Corral and Campground, Cottondale, Florida

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $27.00
Overall Rating:

This is a no-frills solid park. As others have stated, what makes this place so great is location and the hosts. They are probably the most personable folks we've encountered in our trips! Lots of grass and two dog parks for dogs (one for big pups and the other for smaller pups). Despite having a small dog we opted for the big dog park since our dog would've been able to easily hop the fence in the small dog park. Go here for an overnight stop, as many seem to do, and get your good night's rest. We camped at Hitchin Post Corral and Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No

Review Count: 53
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

Gulf State Park Campground, Gulf Shores, Alabama

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

We really enjoyed this campground. The sites themselves are huge. The campground office is open 24/7. Very convenient to pretty much everything. Wow, we thought, very happy to stay there. There were some issues though. They were doing some slow controlled brush burn right in back of us that was left smoldering, making breathing very difficult. One of the workers decided to start trouble for some reason but the ranger was ridiculously professional. Overall, we really enjoyed it here. We camped at Gulf State Park Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
197
Site Surface
Asphalt, Sand, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

When you get sick of the beach, go to OWA which is a brand new amusement park.

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Review Count: 53
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

French Quarter RV Resort, New Orleans, Louisiana

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $110.00
Overall Rating:

First, let me preface that we've had people tell us this park is similar to LVM (in Vegas) and Tiger Run (in Breckenridge). Perhaps why we were so disappointed because it's nothing like these resorts. This "resort" means "a flat, clean place in the middle of the city to park". It was covered in razor wire on the 8 foot fence, something we're told is fairly new (it is not for birds, as there is a park with a fence across the street and no such wire existed, nor were there bird problems there). If you go there for the location, they warn you not to walk anywhere past dusk (which kind of takes away from the location convenience). They had some gate issues so even with the wire, the gate was wide open for two of the days for the majority of the day. The staff in the office were the best part of this part. They were very attentive and friendly. The security at night was laughable. People were partying in the hot tub until 2:30 am and security did nothing until prompting (and after either a shift change or something). In reporting the problems the next day, the office staff indicated that they were having problems with the security company. The noise of traffic, air traffic, music, etc weren't a problem but these people were atrocious (they were guests and apparently they were looking at security footage to kick them out of the park, not sure if that happened). Inside, don't expect a resort. Expect a parking lot. A nice parking lot, but a parking lot. Our spot, #37, was extremely rare as it actually had bushes on it, giving us some privacy (although because of the location there was pool noise). No other site provided this. They have gazebos on some lots. I would not want to stay with the rig backing up to the fence, particularly nearest to Claiborne Street. When working, the gate access isn't available from your car so you need to get out, enter the code, run back to your car and drive in. This is not a resort but a safe parking spot in the middle of the city. We camped at French Quarter RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
37
Site Surface
Pavers
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

If you stay, request spot 37 for privacy. Don't expect to walk at night (uber, lift and cabs are available).

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Review Count: 53
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

River Cities RV Park, Boyce, Louisiana

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

Stayed here for a planned two nights. Seeing as it was in the middle of nowhere, changed it to a day but it suited us fine. We didn't unhook but if you don't have food and such, you'll need to unhook as there's nothing nearby (we had enough in-house). There seemed to be a long-termers here. The park is self-sustaining. There isn't an office. Upon making your reservation, you need to prepay for your stay and they'll send you a code to enter. They are opening a new Loves truck stop down the road so that will be good to fill up and stop for food. The sites are gravel and there are very few amenities but for an overnight stop it was very clean and very convenient. Things are a bit tight entering and exiting with a large motorhome so just take it slow. You won't be able to reach the keypad for the gate from your larger motorhome so have your navigator run out and run back in. Wifi password is located in the bathhouse - it won't be in your confirmation email. We camped at River Cities RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
20
Site Surface
Concrete, Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 53
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

Bluebonnet Ridge RV Park, Terrell, Texas

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

This park was really good. Very long sites (pull throughs comprise most of the park) although sites are rather narrow. There are two sides to the park. When you drive into the long driveway, you'll see the long term part on your right. This is a much nicer area, many sites are owned, all sites paved, etc. We were told there's a 6 month minimum stay to stay there. The other part isn't as nice but fully functional. Sites are gravel and the roads are a little more beat up. Nice dog park, really good wifi. Package delivery was convenient. It is about 30 minutes from Dallas - we wanted something that was off of 20 near Dallas and this suited us fine. We camped at Bluebonnet Ridge RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
21
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Most shopping is about 10 minutes away.

Review Count: 53
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

Oasis RV Resort, Amarillo, Texas

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

This is a larger park that definitely keeps bigger RVs in mind as far as roads and pads. Navigation is very simple and our site was a very level, large pad. We were on an end which was nice, although the "landscaping" was gravel, rocks and some sad trees. The fenced-in area for dogs was fine but the grass near the sign was more lush. The workout area was teeny. But, it sufficed for our needs and was convenient. We camped at Oasis RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 53
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

La Hacienda RV Resort & Cottages, Austin, Texas

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $55.00
Overall Rating:

We were very disappointed in this park. From the website and reviews here, I was expecting much more. It seems fine for smaller rigs but is not exactly big rig friendly. Many bigger rigs (40+ feet) you'll find rigs parked with wheels off the ground, including ours. The more level sites seem to be in the B section which is mostly long-termers. The alternate site we were given was more unlevel than the original so we opted to stay in the original site (which was unlevel everywhere). We tried 8 different spots within the pad without any luck in leveling. The office said they'd never had a problem with our space when I challenged "Has anyone been over 40 feet?" They conceded that they mostly have smaller rigs. They also conceded that they know some rigs that are larger have wheels off the ground. The roads are extremely tight. We were stuck getting to our site because someone parked on the road (luckily they came out after 2 minutes to move their car). Turns can be done but only if you are going 1 mile per hour. There are parking locations throughout the park making pulling out of our pull through space VERY tight. Two sewer hookups available. One is located on the pad itself so be careful driving. Internet is decent enough. The only true positives about this place is the front office staff, who are really attentive, and the dog park. The dog park is by far the biggest we've ever seen. It appears to be a baseball field converted into two dog parks, joined together by a gate but separate (great for dogs who don't like other dogs in their immediate space). It is maintained decently and lots of fun for your canine family members. We camped at La Hacienda RV Resort & Cottages in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
C54
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches, Obstacles
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 53
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

Whistle Stop RV Resort, Abilene, Texas

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

This park, for what it is, is very good. I wouldn't call it "nice" yet. They are working on it. It's a work in progress. All amenities are there, including fire pits, picnic tables, strips of land between each site, dog park, pool, et cetera. It's kind of a gravel and dirt pit right now but sites were level. Streets are wide and easily navigatable. Sites were easy to get into and out of. A good 1-2 night stop. VERY convenient to town/shops. We camped at Whistle Stop RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
25
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

There's a brand new movie theater that you can see across the street for very hot days (it's beautiful). There is a lot of construction around the area so just be cognizant with GPS.

Review Count: 53
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

Raton Pass Camp and Cafe (Formerly Cedar Rail), Raton, New Mexico

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

Sites are extremely tight, but oddly shaped so you feel like you have room. Normally we'd rate campground lower for tight sites, but in those other campgrounds you feel like the safety of your rig is at stake, but not so here. Just take it slowly and you'll be fine. The hosts are extremely friendly. They are consistently working on the campground (not impeding in your stay, but always gardening, fixing, et cetera). We saw plenty of deer. The campground, if I were to use one word, is homey. This is a "no frills" park, but the stay is comfortable. Another reviewer mentioned a narrow hill to get to your spot - it is a hill and its narrowish, but perfectly navigatable with our 45' class A plus tow. You are 10-15 minutes from Trinidad, CO (Walmart, food) and Raton, NM proper (mom and pop food). Access to the highway is ridiculously convenient. While gravel, the stones are polished and there's enough grass for dogs. Wifi worked well for us, but Verizon is dead in this area (this is our hotspot servicer, not a problem since their Wifi was good). If passing through we wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. We camped at Raton Pass Camp and Cafe (Formerly Cedar Rail) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Ask for sites 9-12 for views of the town/mountains. If you have a class A vehicle, you'll want to pull into these spots and will have the hookups on the wrong side, but extensions will make it possible. 15 minutes from Trinidad and/or Raton. DO NOT follow GPS. Coming from CO go off Exit 460, at the fork bear right and follow the blue campground signs. I was nervous about this before we did it but it is very easy as long as you follow the signs (there are 3 altogether).

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