Category: Campground Stars

Campground Star: Millerton Lake State Recreation Area

Forty miles of shoreline for water recreation and good hiking, plus easy eagle sightings make it a cinch for travelers to cough up 5-star Campendium reviews for this appealing California campground. Millerton Lake State Recreation Area Road 145 Friant, CA 93626 559-822-2332 Reservations: 800-444-7275 GPS: 37.025, -119.682 Elevation: 620 ft. Nightly Rate: $30.00 per night, … Continue reading Campground Star: Millerton Lake State Recreation Area

Campground Star: Dogwood Campground

Big trees, big views and nice sites made four 5-star Campendium reviews come easy for travelers at this appealing California campground. Dogwood Campground 26898 Rim of the World Hwy. Rimforest, CA 92378 909-382-2790 909-382-2600 Reservations: 877-444-6777 GPS: 34.235, -117.2143 Elevation: 5764 ft. Nightly Rate: $32.50 per night, plus $10 hookup fee Apparently the campground hosts at … Continue reading Campground Star: Dogwood Campground

Virginia Highland Haven Airstream Park

This unique campground located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia received a 5-star Campendium review—and it’s exclusively for Airstream owners. Virginia Highland Haven Airstream Park 6517 Highland Haven Rd NE Copper Hill, VA 24079 540-651-9050 GPS: 37.0511, -80.192 Elevation: 3000 ft Nightly Rate: $30 “Beautiful campground!” raved Campendium reviewer Mobile_Mainahs. “It’s well … Continue reading Virginia Highland Haven Airstream Park

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