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Old 02-18-2013, 12:18 PM   #1
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Campground Suggestions NJ/NY/PA

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Our Tiffing Phaeton QKH will be in this May. We live in Monmouth County NJ and are looking for a great campground for what will most likely be our first trip. We have 2 and 5 year old boys so we are looking for a fun place to bring them and learn the coach.
Leaving Thursday returning Monday.

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Old 02-18-2013, 12:53 PM   #2
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Welcome to IRV2. I'm sure you'll get some ideas here. In the meantime here is a link to the NJ section of rvparkreviews.com.
RV Park Reviews :: New Jersey
You can pick a town and see what's around that other campers have reviewed.
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Although our boys are in their teens and 20's now, we started motorhoming when they were toddlers.

Our first MH trip was to Gettysburg back in 1998. A good mix of guns, history, and plenty of down time for our boys back then.

You could also venture to Cooperstown, NY for the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Good luck!
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If you are willing to dry camp, check out Ricketts Glen in PA. Great hikes along 22 waterfalls and hundreds of beautiful cascades.

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A very nice State Park that has room for good sized rigs is Blue Knob State Park. Living in NJ the mountains of Pa would be a scenic change. Blue Knob offers interesting hikes up and down the mountain ridges. They have a pool that opens at the end of May.

You will however be out in the country.

Local sites: National Monument of the Johnstown Flood and National Monument of Flight 93 are probably 45 minutes away.

It usually gets cool in the mountains when the sun goes down.

If at the Johnstown Flood Memorial stop at the local Ice Cream joint 'The Ranger' 1/2 mile away. This place upsides all cones. For $1.50 you get a huge amount of yogurt or softserve ice cream.
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Bill,

Welcome to IRV2 and the Tiffin Family.

For your first trip I would recommend finding a campground close to home in case you have any problems. Do a Google search for Monmouth County campgrounds and you will find a list.

If you haven't already you might want to check out the Tiffin RV Network. It is made up of Tiffin owners and you will find all kinds of answers/information for your Phaeton.

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Lake in wood campground and resort

My husband and I both work at Lake in Wood in Lancaster County PA. It is a beautiful child friendly, newby friendly campground. Check it out. We get many first timers. Cheryl
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Camping In NJ nothing like Cape may NJ

We spent the entire summers when our kids were young at Cape May campgrounds, Holly Shore is one that has not become seasonal only.
Its the best for young kids beaches are the nicest and not effected by Storm sandy. Sea Shore is another nice clean family park, Close to the beach 10 min and close to the historic City, close to Wild wood boardwalk. I would suggest a week down there since Monmouth Counties not far from there.

In Pa, I live in the Poconos myself. Go locate Promise land state park, very nice and quiet, nice lake full hookups as well. But not close to Momouth COUNTY NJ.
Gettysburg Pa Bugle boy campground but most in that area are nice, little pricey but so are th Cape may one as well.

Lancaster county Pa, has some nice campground. Get yourself a trailer life campground book, it rates all the campground in the usa and gives you prices. We are a Good Sam park crew if we can find one close to where we are. They usually are always clean and 10% off once you join for a minimal fee.
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Since it is your shake down trip, you will probably be best camping near the dealership in case you have problems. But if you are adventuresome I would head to Lake George RV Resort. Great for the kids and indoor pool since you are considering May. Enjoy your new rig!
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My husband and I both work at Lake in Wood in Lancaster County PA. It is a beautiful child friendly, newby friendly campground. Check it out. We get many first timers. Cheryl

Lake in Wood would be perfect for the boys! One of the nicest around. Make sure you take a look at their website directions (and not rely solely on GPS) so you don't end up on a road that would be challenging for the motorhome.
Lake in Wood Camping Resort / Camping in Pennsylvania

This would be a good first trip since it's not too far away, would enable you to get some good highway and back-roads drive time, and the campground can accommodate motorhomes easily. My preference is also to rent a golf cart so you can see everything there with ease!
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