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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 2

Rodman Campground, Palatka, Florida

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

This was our second time staying in the park. Everything was clean and the staff was friendly. They are cost cutting so no soap in the women's bathroom (men's bathroom had soap) and no fans running (unless they are cleaning). Bring your kayak, bring your fishing poles and/or boat, bring your bikes, and bring your hiking shoes. There are many places in and out of the park to enjoy outdoor recreation. The town of Palatka is about 10 miles away and has everything you forgot to bring. St. John's River is not far. No Internet or tv reception (unless you have a satellite, which we don't). Sites are roomy and shaded. They also offer tent camping, but watch out for the rattlesnake. We only saw him once and he was a beauty. We camped at Rodman Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
52
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

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

The town of Palatka has a historic section and the oldest diner in Florida. They are redoing most of the shops downtown, but there were antique and gift shops. There are plenty of restaurants in town if you desire. Ravine Gardens is a place to walk through for a nice shaded stroll. You can even drive through it if you are unable to walk.

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 2

Wilderness RV Resorts at Silver Springs, Silver Springs, Florida

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

55+ park with many full-timers who were gone for the summer. There is a nice lodge with a big screen tv, a/c, tables for games, etc. Pool area was decent size and clean. Park is well-maintained. There is a fitness room (we didn't use this time), game room with pool table and ping pong. Laundry facilities available. Access to Silver Springs was pretty easy. A little bit of a walk if you are carrying a lot. We kayaked on the beautiful river. There is a restaurant on site which I believe is open for breakfast and lunch. Candy shop is also on site with old style candy, homemade goodies, and homemade whoopee pies. Sites are mostly paved with full hook-up. Nice streets within the park to walk or ride your bike. WiFi and cable available. We camped at Wilderness RV Resorts at Silver Springs in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
32VP
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Close to major town (Ocala) and I-75. Water park for the young ones is near-by. Not sure how close the nearest grocery store is, but the local Wal-Mart is 4 miles. Convenience stores w/in 1/2 mile.

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 2

Tomoka State Park, Ormond Beach, Florida

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

The sites are small and not meant for larger RV units. We watched a large fifth-wheel struggle to get backed in site. Bathrooms were clean with great water pressure in the showers. Laundry facilities were up to par. There is bike riding, kayaking, fishing, and some hiking (not a full on hike, but walking). They have a general store but it doesn't have everything. Town is not too far for essentials. You can rent a kayak. Small boats can use the dock and I believe go through the channel to get to the ocean. Observed deer and raccoons after dusk. Saw dolphin and manatee in intercoastal waterway. Fire pits and picnic tables at every site. The beach is only a few miles away in your vehicle. Plenty of restaurants in town. I-95 is close. We can't wait to go back. We camped at Tomoka State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
17
Site Surface
Dirt, Sand
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tips for other Campers:

Ormond Beach is right over the bridge (off 40) or you can travel a few more miles to Daytona Beach (dirty town) on A1A. As of now, Volusia County has parking on the beach for limited areas.

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 2

Travelers Rest RV Resort and Golf Course, Dade City, Florida

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

The place was empty so we had our choice of spots. This is a 50/50 campground where many people stay half the year and are gone in the summer. They have a pool, which was closed for renovations. Well maintained nine-hole golf course which is walking only (unless you have a handicap sticker). Tennis courts, basketball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, activity hall, library, laundry facilities, etc. This is a great place to live year round. Plenty of bike riding and bird-watching. Beautiful, tranquil garden area taken care of by the residents. We like to count the Airstreams and there were over 100. I believe someone told us it was an old Airstream park. They even have a little water area where you can put your toy boat in the water to race. We enjoyed the quiet beauty of the summer. We camped at Travelers Rest RV Resort and Golf Course in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Row 70 by the trees
Site Surface
Grass

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

It's in the middle of no-where, but close enough to I-75.

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 2

Rodman Campground, Palatka, Florida

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

We had a great site near restrooms which were clean. Water and electric only with a dump station. We rode our bikes to the dam(Marjorie Cross) up the road where everyone fishes. It's a beautiful area. Next time we plan to bring the kayak. Great area for ATV riders with many paths. We found a foot trail and enjoyed the shaded walk. Stores are not close so bring food. Bugs were out at dusk. There is a ramp for small boats. Bring bait. We saw no wildlife. We camped at Rodman Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
52
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 2

Holiday Travel Resort, Leesburg, Florida

Date of Stay: February, 2014 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

During the "season" September to April, the park is hopping. Dances, events, all kinds of sports, and other activities abound. We have been six times in a few months. We are weekend campers. The people in the park are super friendly. Plenty of space for bicycle riding and walking. If you want to do it, it's there. We have enjoyed visiting this campground and will continue to go often. We camped at Holiday Travel Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 2

Myakka River State Park, Sarasota, Florida

Date of Stay: December, 2013 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

We loved this state park. Plenty of bike riding (we rode 82 miles in three days), hiking, nature, and wildlife. Wi-Fi is available at camp store. We used our antenna and had plenty of TV channels. Our site was #76, paved, and right next to the restrooms. We were in the newer section and had sewer hook up. You can either bring your own kayak or canoe or rent one. They also rent bicycles. The restrooms were new and clean. We camped at Myakka River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 2

Many Mansions RV Park, Dade City, Florida

Date of Stay: November, 2013 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

The park is very nice. It is a 55+ but welcoming to a little younger. Check-in was quick and the staff was friendly and helpful. We were escorted to our site. The restrooms were clean. Wi-Fi is free, but you need to take your device to the computer office in town so the service provider can enter your mac address into their computer. Browsing is slow. There is not really a place to ride a bicycle except throughout the park. You are located between Zephyrhills and Dade City. Dade City has antique shopping and little bistros. The location of the train tracks in close proximity to the park makes for a sleepless night. The trains seemed to come regularly through the night and because the park is close to an intersection, the train has to blow it's horn. We planned to stay for three nights, but had to leave after one. The noise was the only deal killer for us. We camped at Many Mansions RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 2

Coral Sands Oceanfront Resort, Ormond Beach, Florida

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $62.00
Overall Rating:      

We absolutely loved this campground. Our site was directly on the oceanfront side. We plan to go back frequently. For bicycle riders, it's a dream. We rode from Ormond Beach to Daytona Beach and then from Ormond Beach to Flagler Beach. A1A is all flat riding. You can also ride your bikes on the beach. The resort is in an area of privately owned homes and condominiums so the beach is not overly crowded. During turtle nesting season you cannot have lights on past 10 p.m. We camped at Coral Sands Oceanfront Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 2

New Smyrna Beach Campground, New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Off the beaten path a little bit. The park is in an older section of town. The ride to the beach is about 10 minutes by vehicle and 30 minutes by bicycle. You will need to ride on a well-traveled road with no bike lanes for about a half mile. The campground pool was clean. They also have a playground for children, but it needed to be cleaned up. The sites are grass and most have picnic tables. There are many pull through sites. The roads in the park are packed lime rock. Wi-Fi is not available contrary to the website. There is another campground right up the road from this one that we would consider staying at only because of the bike riding issue. We camped at New Smyrna Beach Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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