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Old 04-04-2017, 09:31 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Best websites to find camp sites!

I'm looking for the top 5 websites to search for campsites for our 34 foot Class A coach.

I'm not looking for apps for a smart phone but for actual websites.

Dry camping, High end RV parks, Pull through sites, State Parks and more!

What are your favorites!
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Old 04-04-2017, 10:06 PM   #3
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Campsite sites

So much will depend on what you're looking for, i.e. what type of camping do you like or intend to do? If you want a top-grade campground with all the amenities, that's one thing. If you want national / state / county / municipal parks and forest campgrounds, that's something else. And even greater differences are the 'dispersed camping' areas. Finally are areas that are not officially campgrounds but people do ('boondocking').

If you like boondocking, dry camping, etc, we've used freecampsites.net
It depends on user campers' evaluations. Some may be a little older. Some reviews are good, some not (like anything). The only time we had a problem was going to one free forest service 'dispersed camping' area. The review said it was on a dirt road. We were going there, so there were heavy rains, and the dirt was was hubcap-deep mud with no place to turn around.

We also use campgroundreviews.com.

You said no smartphone apps, but one we've found most valuable to find many different type of campgrounds is an iPhone app (ParkAdvisor). Many times we've gotten to a campground using it that no other options showed. I wish it were also available for Android and as a web site.

We've found excellent campgrounds from the Corps of Engineers and other agencies, not just the National Park Service, US Forest Service, and similar state agencies.

I've found new sites and apps from talking with neighbors, reading groups like iRV2, Escapees, etc, and Google searches. I come across a new site to add to my tool box rather often.
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Old 04-04-2017, 11:11 PM   #5
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So much will depend on what you're looking for, .
Fantastic resources thank you!

We summer in Harbor Springs Michigan. About 30 min south of Mackinac island. We love it in Michigan in the summer!

I'm also going to check out harvest host!
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Try this https://www.allstays.com/

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I'm looking for the top 5 websites to search for campsites for our 34 foot Class A coach.

I'm not looking for apps for a smart phone but for actual websites.

Dry camping, High end RV parks, Pull through sites, State Parks and more!

What are your favorites!
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Another vote for the AllStays app. The graphical presentation of campgrounds - along with the ability to drill down into a summary of campground basics, reviews and links to campground websites make it a breeze to use. It's my "go to" application for this purpose.
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Another one to check out is www.freecampsites.net

We found this spot last summer on the site. Was only 10 miles out side of Flagstaff Az. Very nice spot and FREE
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RV Park Reviews on my lap top, RV parky for my phone App
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Rv Parky app is free and works well. If you seek web reviews then rvparkrviews will pop up as well as trip advisor.
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You've gotten the best advise.

Allstays is like a shotgun blast of info and interface is clunky but it does show them all. Once you find sites in the area of interest, you can confirm with RVParkReviews.

Finding campsites is only a portion of our trip planning - gotta worry about the route. Things like low clearances, gas restricted tunnels/bridges, steep grades, etc are at least as important as where you stay. We use Good Sams Trips (comes with GS membership) and even TV Trip Planner (annual fee).

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Campsite Photos, Camping Pictures, and Campground Reviews - campsitephotos.com

This site is a very good resource to find a photo of a site you are interested in. A picture is worth a 1000 words.
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Wow! I'm blown away! Thanks guys and gals. We will be heading up 75 to northern Michigan in about a month from North Georgia.

I also bought the new Garmin RV 770 NA LMT-S. What a ridiculous long name.
Here is a link to it. http://amzn.to/2ndvtn0

It seems to be a great all in one and has a huge screen and wifi/bluetooth access.

Are there any other gas stations that cater to RV's like Big J's? I have a gas coach.
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