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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Goodland KOA, Goodland, Kansas

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

Drive is tight as we have a truck and 20 foot trailer and had a heck a time getting into our cramped spot. This place is pretty small, given the open country. However, we did not make a reservation and stopped just for the night. The restroom are clean and the everyone was friendly. Wi-Fi was strong but we did not hook up to cable. The pool looked clean and when we pulled up someone was weeding the flowers. Not a lot for kids, though this is just a stopover on the way to somewhere as we did, I suspect. Given the fact we were in the prairie where flatland reigns supreme, the were level. Sewer sites are available but as I said we had no reservations so only had water/electric. The place is extremely busy. We camped at Goodland KOA in a Travel Trailer.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Obstacles
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Be sure to check the huge painting in town and walk around in town some. Lots diners by the freeway and a car wash big enough for a trailer to wash off the prairie dust. For the cachers there are plenty of nifty caches here including the painting. A lot of caches with high favorite points in such a small area. Plus the outlying areas look good also.

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Fort De Soto Campground, Tierra Verde, Florida

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $37.00
Overall Rating:

First off this Florida where anything that walks, crawls, slithers, scoots or does not move at all will likely poke, bite sting or prick you. Usually with an outcome that has pain, irritation or hospitalization. That being said this a wonderful park with plenty to do. The basics first, the electric and water are conveniently located and easy to hook up. We have a 42 gallon waste water tank that we use for grey water only. It can be towed behind a vehicle for easy hauling to the dump stations. The park rangers are more then accommodating as we were only schedule to stay a few days but wanted to extend it to a full week. The ranger looked through all the sites and found a couple of sites that he held while we drove to each one to see which one we liked the best. We were able to move right then instead of delaying the site move. There are 2 fishing piers with bait stores and snack bars with the usually hamburgers, hot dogs and such . They however , are only open 8-4 pm when we were there. There are kayaks to rent out in the main park but it was closed during our stay in Oct. I figured they would be open. The camp store itself does rentals also and is well stocked. Fort Desoto in a great little tour you can take yourself. Edgemont Key is a short boat ride away and well worth the trip. We have AT&T cell with a weak signal at the first site and no signal at the second site. Before we left I paid $19.99 for the Sunpass toll booth easy pass. Though it is only good for Florida, we vacation here often so we will probably use it again. Even if we don't it was worth the money to drive straight through the tolls without waiting for people fumbling for money to pay. The trees do have low hanging branches and getting into sites can tricky but the trade off is some seclusion from your neighbors. All in a great place to camp. We camped at Fort De Soto Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Sand
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

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

Geocaching is a great way to see Tarpon Springs and don't miss the Sponge Diving. Sunken Gardens is beautiful and not far from the Virtual cache GC5C38 Down By The Banyan Tree. For some quick caches and sight seeing hit the Courtney Campbell Soup Run series. Six miles across Old Tampa Bay on Route 60 which you can drive park to quickly finish it off.

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Benton KOA, Benton, Illinois

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $48.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here for the eclipse last year. Many more people went further south as I-57 was a parking lot with people going back north. This KOA has many amenities including food such as chicken wings delivered to your site for a fee of course. The camp store is well stocked with souvenirs and camping supplies. The restrooms and showers were clean. The fishing pond is located across the road if you parking on the main lot. We did not use the pool but many people did and it appeared to be well maintained and clean. The owners also cut hair in the camp store. The only problem would be you have to back track and navigate through town to get here but don't let this deter you for making this home base during an extended stay as we did. For the cachers, there are tons of caches around the lake but we cached Memphis and the American Pickers store. We spent a whole day in here caching and walking around the city. Chester Ill. is home town for Popeye and the only Popeye Store in the world with many great caches. We camped at Benton KOA in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

St. Ignace / Mackinac Island KOA, St Ignace, Michigan

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

Lots are tight but deep. The actual parking area is elevated gravel as where we parked it was dry mud where the picnic table goes. Wife used the shower on the day we left but there was no hot water. She told the desk and they said they were aware of it. A hot water heater went out. We left for breakfast and came back. Upon our return we saw a plumbing truck there. We liked the quick response on the hot water problem. The mini golf was extra when it should be included for campers. The pool was clean and neat. To some the restroom/shower areas would be outdated but I liked it as it took me back to camping when I was kid. Also are people there to critique the interior design of a campground or to answer the call of mother nature. Paint the room purple as long as the toilets flush and are clean. One problem was the electric was way back on the site and the water was on the other side in the front. We camped at St. Ignace / Mackinac Island KOA in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Have a Swiss and Mushroom burger at the Mackinaw Grill on a Saturday night at 10 pm on the deck to watch the fireworks. Awesome

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

St. Augustine Beach KOA, St Augustine Beach, Florida

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $109.00
Overall Rating:

We were in a cabin right next to the office/store/showers. Many of the cabins are over, or backed up to the water so you can just walk out your door and fish. The pond needs to be cleaned up a bit due to algae and duckweed covering the entire area. Cabins are close together making parking tight.

For the money we would stay in a motel that included our bathroom. The cabins are a too expensive for what little you get, at least ours was. Kind of noisy behind a strip mall. Laundry and bathrooms were clean though and staff pleasant. We camped at St. Augustine Beach KOA in a Cabin.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Other
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Close to lots of great things including public fishing dock with bait fish, snacks and bathrooms.

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Westfield / Lake Erie KOA, Westfield, New York

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Very nice KOA with friendly staff. Lake Erie across the street in a nice park. Some the games did not work but my son and I played pool for over an hour. Campground employee showed us to our site and helped us back in with directions. We camped at Westfield / Lake Erie KOA in a Tent Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my tent trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
20 Amp

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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