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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-12-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By mdcamping
yeah we have been there a few times, noticed just...

yeah we have been there a few times, noticed just a few sites that had the 40'+ class A. also noticed those sites seemed to be longer term. I would be very careful when making reservations.

North...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-11-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By mdcamping
X4 on Atlantic Oaks as I would just be repeating...

X4 on Atlantic Oaks as I would just be repeating on what everyone said, I would just do day trips to P town, it's about 30 minutes away. I would strongly recommend going after labor day weekend as...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-06-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By mdcamping
On the VT side of 91 is ...

On the VT side of 91 is

https://www.campgroundreviews.com/regions/vermont/white-river-junction/quechee-pine-valley-koa-3012

We have been to this campground and agree with the good reviews,...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-06-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By mdcamping
We book a waterfront site at association Island...

We book a waterfront site at association Island NY every year. Past 2 yrs when we have checked in our sites for the next year have been already booked. First come first serve, campground will not...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-05-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By mdcamping
In the Berkshire Hills of MA ...

In the Berkshire Hills of MA

https://www.campgroundreviews.com/regions/massachusetts/plainfield/peppermint-park-camping-resort-11880

Check out scenic Ashuwillticook Rail Trail. The midpoint of...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-21-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By mdcamping
Northern VT:...

Northern VT: https://www.campgroundreviews.com/regions/vermont/grand-isle/champlain-adult-campground-3007 overlooks lake Champlain, campground has a rock pier for viewing the lake, clean, well...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-20-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By mdcamping
My guess probably good with kids back in school ...

My guess probably good with kids back in school

Maybe you call 1 or 2 days before checking in and get a sensis from the staff.

Beautiful area, lots of stuff to do.

There's private...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-25-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By mdcamping
Not to much more I can add other to check for...

Not to much more I can add other to check for large dead tree limbs above your RV that could be a hazard to fall, I have read horror stories of severe injuries and worse from storms.


About 12...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-08-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By mdcamping
We always book lake front site so we can go...

We always book lake front site so we can go swimming at our site, we also bring kayaks but I'm almost sure you can rent them. They have very good ice cream & Restaurant which they will deliver your...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-23-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By mdcamping
For helping saving water we also bring a 5 gallon...

For helping saving water we also bring a 5 gallon water jug that we put on the picnic table, comes in handy



https://www.amazon.com/Coleman-Water-Carrier-Gallons-Blue/dp/B00168PI4S

Mike
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-22-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,858
Posted By mdcamping
I agree reading negative reviews can be useful,...

I agree reading negative reviews can be useful, #1 sometimes they can be entertaining to read :D

Most important for me is the negative reviewer is consistent and has multiple reviews as I have no...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-22-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,858
Posted By mdcamping
I travel mostly the east coast so I can't make...

I travel mostly the east coast so I can't make comparisons to the west but most of the Rvers/campers we have encountered have been respectful :thumb:

Mike
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-22-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,858
Posted By mdcamping
Couldn't help but notice from your map looks like...

Couldn't help but notice from your map looks like you travel I95 through NJ, NYC and CT, I'm thinking your map is generic?, but if not I tip my hat to you for traveling that stretch of highway....
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-15-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,858
Posted By mdcamping
Grandview has lots of history, the grounds had a...

Grandview has lots of history, the grounds had a hotel just like in the movie Dirty Dancing. They had to take down the hotel but renovated all the cottages, playhouse and the rest of the buildings...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-13-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,858
Posted By mdcamping
Why not look into some of the small mom & pop...

Why not look into some of the small mom & pop campgrounds? there's a bunch of well maintained campgrounds in the northeast that get excellent reviews
...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-05-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,208
Posted By mdcamping
been drinking coffee since I was 13, I can't...

been drinking coffee since I was 13, I can't stand coffee ice cream.

Your OP was hilarious, your welcome to camp next to me anytime! :thumb:

Mike
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-26-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By mdcamping
West Thompson lake?...

West Thompson lake? (https://www.campgroundreviews.com/regions/connecticut/north-grosvenordale/west-thompson-lake-7024)

22 sites, Half are W/E, very deep sites with lots of spacing between sites...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-10-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 27,956
Posted By mdcamping
I partially blame #1 on the campgrounds, In the...

I partially blame #1 on the campgrounds, In the northeast your not allowed to transport fire wood over state lines because of the Emerald Ash Borer. Can't tell you how many campgrounds sell GREEN...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-05-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By mdcamping
In the Lancaster PA area We have stayed at...

In the Lancaster PA area

We have stayed at Old Mill Stream Campground, gets good reviews also. Flory's Cottages & Camping is good... though some sites are on small side.

Don't forget to stop at...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-01-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 16,327
Posted By mdcamping
CT, I-684 to the tapen zee bridge I-287, pavement...

CT, I-684 to the tapen zee bridge I-287, pavement potholes & bouncing. Highway eats up 5ers, over the years seen a bunch on the breakdown lanes with blown tires.

Mike
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-01-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 16,327
Posted By mdcamping
Yup, been on that stretch many times...:nonono: ...

Yup, been on that stretch many times...:nonono:

Mike
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-28-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By mdcamping
I here good things about this campground...

I here good things about this campground https://www.campgroundreviews.com/regions/new-hampshire/franconia/fransted-family-campground-1785

We have been to this one, clean well maintained park...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-28-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By mdcamping
We have been to lums pond a couple of times,...

We have been to lums pond a couple of times, before and after the upgrades.

Most sites I remember which included ours were full hookups and level... sites seemed uniform. Lots of trails for biking...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-04-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By mdcamping
I have used the spp5/6 many times and they do...

I have used the spp5/6 many times and they do work when the entire system is properly diagnosed, but IMO you should have a qualified tech look at your compressor/system. Some of the items that might...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-28-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By mdcamping
https://i.imgur.com/VEG9Zsal.jpg Yeah out...

https://i.imgur.com/VEG9Zsal.jpg

Yeah out dog quickly found the spurs, afterwords she was avoiding the grass area's but she still managed to pick up 1 or 2 more. Needle nose pliers come in handy....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-25-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,769
Posted By mdcamping
I voted yes Close to 20 yrs ago we had our...

I voted yes

Close to 20 yrs ago we had our kids expensive football jackets stolen at a campground. Campground had a "reputation"

We have been to several differant beach campgrounds over the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-07-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By mdcamping
Check out Havava Glen Park...

Check out Havava Glen Park (https://www.campgroundreviews.com/regions/new-york/montour-falls/havana-glen-park-251540)

about 10 minutes from Watkins Glen Gorge, small clean park. We drove thru the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-01-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,289
Posted By mdcamping
Does it come with full hookups? :D Mike

Does it come with full hookups? :D

Mike
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-31-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 891
Posted By mdcamping
Love baseball? How about scenic Cooperstown,...

Love baseball?

How about scenic Cooperstown, NY

Besides the Hall of Fame, micro breweries in the area... don't forget to visit Ommegang Brewery. If you like biking check out Catskill Scenic...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-19-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,981
Posted By mdcamping
17K out the door for our 2011 Jayco X20E. ...

17K out the door for our 2011 Jayco X20E.

2021 will probably be our last year with the TT and my 2007 Tacoma

Mike
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-14-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By mdcamping
I see you mentioned north central but In...

I see you mentioned north central but In south/central VT is Winhall Brook COE (https://www.campgroundreviews.com/regions/vermont/south-londonderry/winhall-brook-13449) small country towns, rivers,...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-12-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,214
Posted By mdcamping
"Your Favorite RV Resort" Mt Desert Narrows...

"Your Favorite RV Resort"

Mt Desert Narrows Camping Resort, ME
Bayley's Camping Resort, ME
Normandy Farms Family Camping Resort, MA
Watkins Glen / Corning KOA, NY
American Heritage RV Park,VA...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-17-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,857
Posted By mdcamping
Some states have dropped Reserve America and have...

Some states have dropped Reserve America and have gone over to their own reservation services, MD and ME come to mind, I think there is a few others.

Mike
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-01-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,214
Posted By mdcamping
Love Odetha, :thumb: been 10 yrs since our...

Love Odetha, :thumb: been 10 yrs since our last visit. Best championship mini golf around!

I have one of those gray water only connectors, only used it when visiting CT Campgrounds!

Mike
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-01-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,214
Posted By mdcamping
https://i.imgur.com/anoHw5kl.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/anoHw5kl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/7EbYJ17l.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ZLoet0Ml.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/LmqjtFTl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Jdyae4Ol.jpg
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-24-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By mdcamping
https://www.campgroundreviews.com/regions/connecti...

https://www.campgroundreviews.com/regions/connecticut/east-lyme/aces-high-rv-park-607#review_414062

Aces High in CT I believe is open all year
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-23-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By mdcamping
Enjoy! huge place, been almost 17 yrs since...

Enjoy!

huge place, been almost 17 yrs since we were last there, it was awesome then sure it's even better now! Read they have expanded much more. :cool:

Mike
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-23-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By mdcamping
https://www.campgroundreviews.com/regions/delaware...

https://www.campgroundreviews.com/regions/delaware/laurel/trap-pond-state-park-622

Had to cancel this reservation this year because of Covid, but the reason why we wanted to book was because to...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-10-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By mdcamping
As mention above, 90% of the rules are just...

As mention above, 90% of the rules are just common sense, This said it's always good to read over the rules as you will usually find 1 or 2 rules that's fitted to the campground/rv park...this is...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-24-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,918
Posted By mdcamping
it's been a long long time, but we had done some...

it's been a long long time, but we had done some seasonal camping in CT, I think the campground owners are required to report to their respective towns on who is seasonal (staying long term) and the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-03-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By mdcamping
Fishermen's memorial state campground in...

Fishermen's memorial state campground in Narragansett, RI. Tough to get a site this late in the season but maybe you can get in on a cancelation. Beaches down the road, centrally located about 40...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-02-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By mdcamping
as mentioned, I walk around the camper/TV a...

as mentioned, I walk around the camper/TV a couple of times before pulling out, muscle memory I guess which has worked for me.

The stuff I can't see like switching over the refridge back to...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-01-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,227
Posted By mdcamping
X2 been many yrs since we have been to...

X2

been many yrs since we have been to Bayley's but remember the just completed big rig area was relitively spread out and in the back part of the campground, expensive though. Might be worth...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-26-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,227
Posted By mdcamping
The Rockland/Camden area is very scenic with lots...

The Rockland/Camden area is very scenic with lots of shops & restaurants , about 1 HR west of Acadia. If you do stop don't forget to visit Owls Head & Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse. You can drive up...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-25-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By mdcamping
yeah I agree, Philadelphia South/Clarksboro KOA,...

yeah I agree, Philadelphia South/Clarksboro KOA, Clarksboro, NJ would probably be your best bet. been yrs since we were there but you can do day trips into philly.

Watch out for construction on...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-21-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,611
Posted By mdcamping
Plain & simple this sounds like a poorly run...

Plain & simple this sounds like a poorly run campground. based on the OP discription, rules were in place and not followed, grounds/sites were not maintained.

Years ago we had a similar...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-20-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By mdcamping
Look into Knoebels Amusement Resort Elysburg,...

Look into Knoebels Amusement Resort
Elysburg, PA

Mike
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-20-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 16,547
Posted By mdcamping
Mt Desert Narrows Camping Resort, ME Bayley's...

Mt Desert Narrows Camping Resort, ME
Bayley's Camping Resort, ME
Normandy Farms Family Camping Resort, MA
Watkins Glen / Corning KOA, NY
American Heritage RV Park,VA
Camp Hatteras RV Resort &...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-10-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,638
Posted By mdcamping
Similar from a dealer I talked to, he didn't give...

Similar from a dealer I talked to, he didn't give me numbers but said they have been non stop.

Part of me says it's good for the industry but it's already tough enough finding decent...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-08-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By mdcamping
https://www.reserveamerica.com does most state...

https://www.reserveamerica.com does most state campgrounds, this said over the past few yrs some states have dropped RA and have gone over to their own online reservations, CA,MD, ME I believe now...
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