Vacation Station RV Resort

     


Ludington, Michigan
Phone: (231) 845-1100

Sites: 155
Recent Rate: $42 8/2014


Latitude: 43.955342
Longitude: -86.401197

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview
  • Excellent 11
  • Good 5
  • Average 3
  • Poor 2
  • Terrible 1

22 Reviews

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User1993

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

I didn't like this park. I felt like I was camping in my driveway. We had a long, narrow site that was almost entirely concrete. We had some token strips of grass around the concrete. There are street lights that lit up everything. You are required to turn off awning lights at 1 AM. However, these street lights drowned out my awning lights. So, I don't see the point. The grass in about a 1/3 of the park was dead too. Wi-Fi is so slow we gave up on it. Cable TV is just 4:3 standard def. Otherwise, the park was very clean, mostly quiet, and well kept. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We probably won't go back. We camped at Vacation Station RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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4under4camperdad

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

We discovered this place by accident four years ago and have been coming back ever since. We have small kids so we loved that our kids can ride bikes on the nice paved roads as well as play volleyball, go swimming, and even enjoy the hot tub. The staff is always friendly and helpful. In fact, I had a flat tire right when we were about to leave and one of the staff members took the time to take it off and take me to the tire shop in town. We will be back soon. We camped at Vacation Station RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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SMorin

Review Count: 26
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very nice campground with fairly wide streets and concrete pads. Some sites have concrete patios as well. There are small trees around the pads, but none caused satellite issues. We would consider staying here again if we are in the area. We camped at Vacation Station RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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michele mackey

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

First, let me just say this is a very nice park. Almost..too nice! It's very clean and well kept. But, I felt like I was camping in a subdivision, not a campground. We wanted to be close to Ludington, where we spent most of our time. The firepit was too close to our awning so a campfire was out of the question. The staff is constantly riding through on the golf carts and you felt like you were being watched all the time; although that's how they run a "tight ship." The lawn maintenance lasted all day on Wednesday and into Thursday, so there was a constant sound of weed whipping and blowers for 2 days. Even when relaxing at the pool, I had grass blowing all over me. The park is nice with nice concrete pads, cable tv, full hook-ups, but it's not my idea of camping. We camped at Vacation Station RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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hondaaero

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $55.00
Overall Rating:      

Pros: campground clean. Cons: too much cement, not enough trees. We were in the row that had no trees, no shade, our front door literally 8' from next trailer. Walmart within walking distance on busy highway, lots of road noise. Had to be outside of rig for consistent Wi-Fi. There are 10 showers, one out of order, 2 never warm and baskets always overflowing with paper towels, stalls tiny and dark. If you like parking lot campgrounds, this place is for you. We left 4 days early, despite "NO refund if you leave early" policy - $200 free for them. They must have had a lot of people leaving early to have that policy. We couldn't see staying a whole week there, they pack you in like sardines. We would not go back. We camped at Vacation Station RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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jtlipecki

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very clean and attractive park. Each site has a large concrete pad and patio. The staff and other campers were all very friendly and helpful. There are plenty of places to eat nearby and the area has many attractions. The only negatives were the Wi-Fi was weak most of the time and we had to go to the clubhouse area to use it. Also, though our site was a deep pull-through (the pad was approximately 60' by 18'), there was only about 6' of grass to the next site pad. Most sites, however, were wider. We will stay here again. We camped at Vacation Station RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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HES

Review Count: 53
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Park is very average in all aspects. It seems that most of the parks along the west coast of MI think they are actually in West Palm Beach or some other ritzy area because they are too expensive for what they are and because of insane cancellation policies. Be aware that the cancellation policy here is not RV traveler friendly. If you have to cancel for ANY reason including emergencies, there is a $25 fee, no exceptions. I will be boycotting all parks that require pre-paid or deposit reservations and take my chances. We camped at Vacation Station RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Holden Awn

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

Overall a great park. My two minor complains are at the end. Have read all previous reviews, and can confirm that lots are spacious with level, concrete pads, and clean, groomed, and well maintained grassy sites. Good area with lots to see and do. Very courteous, friendly, staff. One area of the park is primarily seasonal campers, and we were put in among them for our week's stay; all very friendly to us, contrary to the experience of some previous reviewers. Wi-Fi did not reach to this area well enough for connection, but was strong at the office. Now for the two things which struck me immediately, and I'm surprised no other reviewer mentioned them. The park is named Vacation Station and has a railroad theme because train tracks run along the entire southern edge of the park. In fact, the southernmost row of sites, all in the seasonal area, are literally no more than 10 yards or so off the tracks. Trains do pass by, but with surprisingly little noise. Second, most of the sites here are back-ins, and half of them are passenger side back-ins. The trailer must turn to the passenger's side. Apparently no one told whoever laid out the park that RVers far prefer driver side slots for back-ins due to better visibility while backing up for the driver. We camped at Vacation Station RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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jschrubba

Review Count: 13
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

This was very nice park and even thorough it is in the middle of town you would never know it. Very nicely laid out and we found the staff and people to be friendly. Park and buildings are clean and in great shape! Would definitely stay there again! Not enough nice things to say about this park! We camped at Vacation Station RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Montana Folks

Review Count: 39
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

What a gem! All sites have a large level concrete pad. Park is laid out very well. Staff were great. Rules are enforced. Very clean. Would most definitely return. We camped at Vacation Station RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Rubicon11

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

Overall this was a nice rv park with level, concrete pads. There is a general store, clean shower facilities, small pool and a jacuzzi. This would be a fun place for kids. Here are the cons: The permanent residents were very unwelcoming and at times rude. There is a small pond for fishing, but I didn't catch anything, so good luck. People were riding bikes all over the streets and wouldn't move for cars driving through. The section next to the sites, which are advertised as grass, was mainly dirt and weeds covered in patch grass seed which was dusty and dirty. Probably going to pass on this park next time around in Ludington. We camped at Vacation Station RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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next phase

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice park in a nice area. Very nice and accommodating staff. Pool,Hot tub and playground in center of park and not right next to campsites. We were given a group rate. Great wifi. We camped at Vacation Station RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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wbm49

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $13.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects a Memorial Day weekend through Fourth of July weekend special. Staff was friendly, and park was well maintained. Paved roads and level gravel sites. Fire pit at each site. All sites are good size with lots of grass. Good Wi-Fi and cable. Lots to do in the area. We will stay here whenever we are in the area. We camped at Vacation Station RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Mike Pula

Review Count: 34
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed here for a week while visiting the Ludington area. Great location and despite being "in town" the park was not noisy even with the holiday weekend. The sites were pretty well spaced and fairly level. We made a late reservation so had a limited selection of sites but still found one that worked well. Great staff and very well maintained park. Will definitely stay here again when in the area. We camped at Vacation Station RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Energizer

Review Count: 50
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

This is basically a very nice park, unfortunately some of the permanent residents are not very welcoming to others. They will follow you to your site specifically to yell at you that you were going over the speed limit (not sure how they determine that) or come out of their RV and yell at you if your dog is urinating on their lawn. The park is nicely laid out but too many chiefs watching everything you do. Although there is a small pool, there are mostly kids which limits others use. Friends stayed here for the season but said they will not return next year. Some of the grounds lack basic maintenance. We camped at Vacation Station RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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