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Old 02-17-2014, 05:20 PM   #1
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Nice RV campground in the Keys ?

we are going to the keys first week of DEc and would like some info on nice place to stay for a week. Looking at Bluewater key rv resort, Geiger Key marina &Rv park, and Boyds key west campground. (saw all three in magazine) Any info on these or others would be appreciated. Need pool, 50 amp, full hookup etc. A group of four rigs ,all with 50+ years young and active.Thanks
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Old 02-17-2014, 05:42 PM   #2
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we are going to the keys first week of DEc and would like some info on nice place to stay for a week. Looking at Bluewater key rv resort, Geiger Key marina &Rv park, and Boyds key west campground. (saw all three in magazine) Any info on these or others would be appreciated. Need pool, 50 amp, full hookup etc. A group of four rigs ,all with 50+ years young and active.Thanks
This place is nice:

http://www.rvonthego.com/florida/sun...resort-marina/

It's about 40 miles from Key West just west of the 7 mile bridge.
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we are going to the keys first week of DEc and would like some info on nice place to stay for a week. Looking at Bluewater key rv resort, Geiger Key marina &Rv park, and Boyds key west campground. (saw all three in magazine) Any info on these or others would be appreciated. Need pool, 50 amp, full hookup etc. A group of four rigs ,all with 50+ years young and active.Thanks

Be aware, this could be an issue. You may need to stay at different locations. There really aren't any bad places in the Keys ... just some have more stuff and are more expensive. Don't eliminate State Parks but they are a hard get (and no pool ... and probably no sewage connect).
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We have stayed at boyds for the last three years, you can bike ride to key west. They have great customer service sites are a little tight(bigger than most in the keys) we looked at blue water very nice large private sites. The only draw back with bluewater(for us) to far away from everything .
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We have stayed in Bluewater Key while visiting Key West and the southern Keys. It was one of the most exquisite RV Resorts we have stayed in besides the Everglade Isle in Everglade City.

The only other place in the Keys that we stayed at was Fiesta Key RV Park which allowed us to see the mid to northern Keys while based out of Fiesta Key.

I can vouch for both of these that I mentioned as being adequate RV Parks for visiting the Keys.

There are also some great state parks but they will not have full hookups.

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BWK is probably the nicest RV resort I've ever seen, anywhere. I don't know if its the most expensive resort in the US, but its got to be up there. Boyds and Geiger are nice and much more affordable, but not in the same ballpark as BWK.
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Hi Suncruiser 11,
I've been going to the Keys for several years. All the CGs posted earlier have one disadvantage. They are close to Key west. For me, I can take Key West for a day or two, but after that I'm ready to do something else. For the past 8 years I have stayed at Sunshine Key RV Resort & Marina | Encore RV Resort in Florida Keys It is at mile marker 39. One is 39 miles from Key West. There are many things to do both north and south of the resort. Find No Name restaurant if you'd like a treasure hunt. It is a very unique place. About a 1 mile and 1/2 south of 7 mile bridge and you'll find it on the right side of the road.
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You say you need a pool, so that takes Geiger Key off the list. BWK is very nice and a short drive to KW. Boyd's has everything you asked for and is a bicycle ride into town. If you want to give up on the pool, then Geiger key works or right down the street from Boyd's is El Mar.. again, no pool, they only have 10 sites, so you and your group of 4 rigs would pretty much have the run of the place.
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The closest state park would be Bahia Honda 30+ miles out. You can forget that for one let alone five rigs because the sites would have to already be booked for next Dec. No sewers also. Blue Water is beautiful but check the price and run it by your group first. Those sites are (all?) privately owned and sub leased AFAIK so check availability. Sunshine is right up US1 from Bahia Honda. A huge place with full hook ups. Sites look just a little tight and there seems to be "compounds" set up with fences and huge shade tents when we go by. Boyds is indeed a cool spot. Yes a little tight but the location is great. We stay at Home | Knights Key RV Resort and MarinaKnights Key RV Resort and Marina | …the fun island for most of the winter. No sewer connections but they do have a honey wagon. Sorry no pool. Honestly they are kind of stuck in the 60s but we are OK with that. The sites are not paved but very large. 47 miles out from KW.

With any of these starting in Dec they begin to fill up so it would be best to make some calls to check availability especially if you want to get your group together in the CG.
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Don't forget the Sugarloaf Key KOA at about MM 24. Been going there for last 7 years and will be there on March 14.

Close enough to Key West but also far enough. Pub, boat rentals, etc. right on site.
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Don't forget the Sugarloaf Key KOA at about MM 24. Been going there for last 7 years and will be there on March 14.

Close enough to Key West but also far enough. Pub, boat rentals, etc. right on site.
I completely forgot about the KOA. Do they still have a shuttle bus to KW?
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Boyds has the best location for seeing KW, but it is tight and crowded. You didn't say what type of rig you have. I would not go to Boyds with a big rig but otherwise it would be my first choice.
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