Well, if you want to stay near NYC, they gotcha. The negatives: The campground is basically a parking lot (complete with huge potholes), the bathrooms are old and filthy. The positives: you can see the Statue of Liberty from the campground/parking lot, it's about 6 blocks to the PATH train that will take you into NYC for a couple bucks and there is a ferry that will take you directly from the adjacent marina to NYC. If you are coming to this park or planning on heading through the city, please note: you cannot drive an RV through the Holland Tunnel if you have propane on board and if you are going to cross the George Washington Bridge with propane on board, you must use the upper level, so plan your trip accordingly. If we were going to take our RV near Manhattan in the future, we would stay here again simply because there are no other options.
We stayed at this campground overnight while driving from Pennsylvania to South Carolina. They offer a late arrival (after 6:00 pm) rate of $25 a night ($15 if you don't use power). It was a great spot to stop, rest and head back out on our drive. Its quite close to the freeway, but not so close that you hear traffic. There are great big pull sites, so you can stay hooked up to your truck or tow vehicle and the spots are level. We would stop and stay here again.
This is a very pretty park, full of palm and pine trees, as well as oak trees with hanging Spanish moss. The beach is adjacent to the campground. The roads into the campsites are so tight and narrow at some spots, a great deal of caution must be used if you are a large RV. The reason for the lower marks is this park had the filthiest restrooms I have ever seen at any campground. There was black mold all over the shower floor and up the walls, and there was hair everywhere. One day, it looked like someone had washed a dog and left the hair snarls all over the floor. In the toilet area, used feminine hygiene products were left on the floor, and ants covered the sinks. As this park does not have sewer hookups at the sites, you are forced to use the facilities. For this reason, we will not be returning to this campground, nor recommend it.
This campground is a true gem! It's a little off the beaten path, but that is what, in part, makes it such a joy to stay. We booked a week originally, but stayed two. The campground is surrounded with farmland, and is within easy walking distance to shops and the charming town of Intercourse. There are no noisy freeways near by, only the clippety-clop sound of horse hooves and Amish buggies. Several times during our stay the local children came by selling with wonderful baked goods, jams and pickles. And there are farmers markets everywhere. During our stay, the farm behind the campground harvested tobacco by hand. It was quite a sight to watch. Be sure to visit Ressler's Mill nearby, the local pretzel factory and local canning store, and the Bird-in-Hand Bakery. If you are looking for a park with a swimming pool and mini golf (which we rarely use), then this park is not for you. However, if you are looking for a place to rest while visiting the Pennsylvania Dutch countryside that has delightful on-site owners, this is the place.