Category: Campground Stars

Campground Star: Schoodic Woods Campground

Schoodic Woods Campground in Acadia National Park is one of Maine’s premier camping destinations—and it received a 5-star Campendium review. Schoodic Woods Campground Acadia National Park Schoodic Loop Road Winter Harbor, ME 04693 207-288-3338 GPS: 44.3804, -68.0669 Elevation: 146 ft Nightly Rate: $40 Acadia—the first Eastern National Park—is a 47,000-acre East Coast recreation area on … Continue reading Campground Star: Schoodic Woods Campground

Campground Star: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Have you visited Chicago in the summer? It’s hot, and we’re not just talking about the weather. Festivals and events crowd the streets and parks—and there’s a dry camping opportunity in the heart of the city. A Campendium reviewer tells you where! McCormick Place Lot B 3050 South Moe Drive
, Chicago, IL 60616 312-808-3125 GPS: … Continue reading Campground Star: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Campground Stars: Bledsoe Creek State Park

Recent improvements at Bledsoe Creek State Park make the campsites compliant with the American Disabilities Act—one of the reasons for its 5-star Campendium review. Bledsoe Creek State Park 400 Zieglers Fort Road Gallatin, TN 37066 615-452-3706 GPS: 36.3785, -86.3605 Elevation: 531 ft Nightly Rate: $33 “It seems as if great strides have been made to … Continue reading Campground Stars: Bledsoe Creek State Park

Campground Star: Marfa Lights Viewing Center

Marfa Lights Viewing Center Highway 90, 9 miles east of Marfa Marfa, TX 79843 GPS: 30.2755, -103.8829 Nightly Rate: FREE Marfa, Texas: where minimalist environmental art meets new American cuisine in the remote Trans-Pecos desert, and accounts of strange and unexplained phenomena on the outskirts of town have been reported since the 1800s. No one … Continue reading Campground Star: Marfa Lights Viewing Center

Campground Star: Wanee Lake Golf Course & RV Park

Head’s up, snowbirds: this “hidden gem for the golfer/RVer” earned a 5-star Campendium review. Wanee Lake Golf Course & RV Park 3821 Georgia Hwy 112 W Ashburn, GA 31714 229-567-2267 GPS: 31.6677, -83.6957 Elevation: 397 ft Nightly rate: $23-$30. Weekly and monthly rates available. “We stay here every time we pass through southern Georgia,” stated … Continue reading Campground Star: Wanee Lake Golf Course & RV Park

Campground Stars: Waterfowl Lakes Campground, Banff National Park, AB, Canada

“We were lucky to slip into an open spot at 11:30 a.m. on a busy Friday in late July,” wrote Campendium reviewers “Chris&David”. “This NP campground along the Icefields Parkway between Lake Louise and Jasper is one of the few available or open this summer.” Located 57 kms north of Lake Louise on Hwy 93 … Continue reading Campground Stars: Waterfowl Lakes Campground, Banff National Park, AB, Canada

Campground Star: Washoe Lake State Park, Carson City, NV

Enjoy beautiful views of the Sierra Nevada, Carson, and Virginia Mountain Ranges from Washoe Lake State Park, a 5-star rated campground at Campendium. Washoe Lake State Park 4855 East Lake Blvd Carson City, NV 89704 775-687-4319 GPS: 39.242, -119.764 Elevation: 5046 ft Nightly Rate: $17 Campendium reviewer “Island Girl Walkabout” describes Washoe Lake State Park … Continue reading Campground Star: Washoe Lake State Park, Carson City, NV

Campground Star: Lake Metigoshe State Park

Lake Metigoshe State Park near the US/Canadian border in North Dakota is a favored vacation area, gaining a 5-star Campendium review. Lake Metigoshe State Park East Shore Park Road Bottineau, ND 58318 701-263-4651 GPS: 48.9806, -100.3364 Elevation: 2150 ft Nightly Rate: $25 Situated in the scenic Turtle Mountains near the US/Canadian border, Lake Metigoshe State … Continue reading Campground Star: Lake Metigoshe State Park

Campground Star: Saddle Lake Recreation Area, Tell City, IN

Saddle Lake Recreation Area Old State Rd 37 Tell City, IN 47586 812-547-7051 812-275-5987 GPS: 38.0603, -86.657 Elevation: 570ft Nightly Rate: FREE Want to get away from it all, and do it for free? Saddle Lake Recreation Area in the Hoosier National Forest in Southern Indiana “is a hidden gem for free camping in a … Continue reading Campground Star: Saddle Lake Recreation Area, Tell City, IN

Campground Star: Two Medicine Campground, Glacier National Park, MT

Two Medicine is the favorite campground in Glacier National Park for many a camper, gaining a 5-star Campendium review. Two Medicine Campground 2 Medicine Road East Glacier Park, MT 59434 406-888-7800 GPS: 48.4871, -113.3675 Elevation: 5207 ft Nightly Rate: $20–30 Open June through October, Two Medicine Campground is a lesser-known area of Glacier National Park, … Continue reading Campground Star: Two Medicine Campground, Glacier National Park, MT