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Summer Fun at 8 New Good Sam Parks
Make it a summer to remember. For July, Good Sam has added eight new parks to its network for more great camping experiences and value on the road. Good Sam members can enjoy the 10 percent discount at any of the RV parks in the Good Sam Network.
Not a member? Joining is easy. Buy a membership at any Good Sam Park, or sign up online. Check each Good Sam Park’s link to determine seasonal availability and to make reservations.
The Californian RV Resort, Acton
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The Californian RV Resort puts guests within striking distance of some of the Golden State’s most popular attractions. Located in the desert town of Acton, the resort sits just 35 minutes from Magic Mountain and 40 minutes from Hollywood and Universal Studios. It’s also close to the magnificent Lancaster Poppy fields, which bloom in spectacular gold profusion every spring. When not exploring SoCal, guests can relax in the heated pool or hot tub or get a good workout in the exercise room. The 193 spaces include pull-thru sites and full-hookups with Wi-Fi available for overnight sites. Nearby activities include ATV riding and hiking on surrounding trails.
Frandy Park Campground, Kernville
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Located along the banks of the Kern River, Frandy Park Campground offers some of the best high-desert camping found in the Golden State. The 92 roomy sites put campers close to the waterway, and a short trip will take you to Class III-IV rafting along with outstanding fishing. Catch golden, rainbow or brown trout from the banks. In town, visitors can stroll the streets lined with antique shops and quaint restaurants. Make time to visit the Kern Valley Museum and Silver Ghost Town. The campground offers Wi-Fi, a dump station, showers and wildlife viewing.
Resort at Canopy Oaks, Lake Wales, Florida
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Opened in 2020, this luxury RV resort and cottage community occupies 435 acres of lush, central Florida land with oversized sites and concrete pads. Relax in the 12,000-square-foot clubhouse and belly up to the full-service tiki bar for tropical concoctions. Active campers can work up a sweat on the pickleball courts, while pets can run to their hearts’ content in the sprawling pet exercise area. Need to slow things down? Get pampered at the relaxing spa, try on some new styles at the hair and nail salon, or express yourself at an arts and crafts class. Recharge your batteries at the coffee and ice cream shop.
Two Lakes Camping Area, Oxford
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Spend your next camping vacation in the lush woods of Maine. Two Lakes Camping Area sits on the shores of 177-acre Hogan Pond and close to 147-acre Whitney Pond. Guests can swim, canoe or kayak on the water or find a spot to drop a line. Take advantage of the boat ramp and go cruising, or take your pooch for a run on the dog beach. With a fun-filled event calendar, along with a DJ every weekend, you’re sure to find lots of ways to keep your family busy. Most sites are shaded and pull-through sites are available.
Bluegrass Campground, Swanton
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Located 25 miles from downtown Toledo, Bluegrass Campground gives guests the perfect blend of natural and urban experiences. Take a day trip to the Toledo Zoo, Toledo Museum or Oak Trips MetroPark, or stay near the campground for horseback riding trails and fishing and swimming in Pine Tree Lake. The gated campground provides a safe, family-oriented environment with lots of planned activities. Seasonal sites are available and a rec hall and playground can keep campers busy. Beyond Toledo, Lake Erie offers fantastic fishing and boating. Hop on a fishing charter for perch, walleye and more.
Bean Pot Campground, Crossville
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Nestled in the rich forests of the Cumberland Plateau, Bean Pot Campground situates guests in the “Golf Capital” of Tennessee. Bring your clubs and take your choice of 10 championship golf courses that challenge all skill levels. Visitors also can go hiking, biking or whitewater rafting in the surrounding countryside. The park’s ample amenities might tempt you to stay put. Camp in level, shaded pull-through sites, enjoy the large clubhouse with AC and full kitchen facilities or surf the internet through the park’s Wi-Fi. Also available are a swimming pool and nearby nature trails. Fishing, kayaking and boating can be found within 10 miles.
Hidden Grove RV Resort, Honey Grove
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This new high-end RV park pampers guests with luxury and comfort amid the sweeping countryside of north Texas. Go fishing in the lake or hit the nearby trails, then enjoy the full-hookup, pull-through sites as well as cabins and convenience store. RV storage and self-storage are available. Just seven minutes away, the 82 Speedway thrills spectators with stock car racing action. Also nearby, the soon-to-be-opened Bois D’Arc Reservoir will offer boating and fishing. For big-city thrills, drive 90 miles southeast to Dallas. Just 20 minutes away, the Caddo National Grasslands WMA gives hunting, fishing and hiking on a sprawling, lush landscape.
Chesapeake Campground, Chesapeake
Chesapeake Campground caters to active campers who love having fun in nature. Go on a pony ride, hit the driving range or rent a canoe for paddling on nearby Deep Creek. The campground also has tennis and basketball courts, along with an exercise room and minigolf. Planning a big event? The Plantation House facility is perfect for hosting weddings, family reunions or group get-togethers. Also on location are Deep Creek Stables, a state-of-the-art horse boarding and riding facility for guests who prefer exploring on horseback. Seeking camping supplies or vintage treasures? The Country Store & Antiques provides all the food and gear you need along with souvenirs from the past.
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