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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: 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: 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: 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

Save Money While Visiting National Parks

Visiting national parks is one of the biggest travel bargains in North America. While the parks do collect admission, camping, and various concession fees, they’re still far cheaper than almost any type of vacation you can name. Camping in national parks doesn’t mean luxurious accommodations, but on the other hand you’re usually facing a $20 … Continue reading Save Money While Visiting National Parks

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

Campground Star: Black Canyon North

“If I could give this site more than 5 stars I would. We loved everything about this spot,” wrote Campendium reviewer WatsonsWander about Black Canyon North. “From the 360-degree views, to the solitude, the amazing variety of interesting plants, the endless opportunities for exploring, the close proximity to a campground with water and a dump … Continue reading Campground Star: Black Canyon North

Quick News – 11/24/15

Alumapalooza and Alumafandango events coming in 2016! Visit Alumapalooza.com or Alumafandango.com for details and registration. Links You’ll Like Follow Campendium—source of the Outside Interests Campground Stars, on Instagram at @campendium. Use hashtag #campendium—a fun way to share great campsites and photos. Long Long Honeymoon “traveled to one of the most scenic spots on earth to … Continue reading Quick News – 11/24/15