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Old 08-24-2010, 05:21 PM   #1
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New/campground guide

Hi, we would like some recommendations on what campground guide to get before our first trip out. thanks
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Old 08-24-2010, 05:41 PM   #2
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Old 08-26-2010, 12:16 PM   #3
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We like the Trailer Life book and use it in conjunction with the Good Sam Travel Atlas.

And welcome to the forums, by the way!

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Old 08-26-2010, 12:38 PM   #4
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We prefer the east and west copies of the Low Cost Camping Guides by Don Wright available at camping world.
To a lesser extent we also have national park guides and Corp of Engineers and Forest service guides along with camping guides from AAA.

A lot will depend on your camping style. We prefer the less developed areas. The Woodall's and Trailer life books tend to favor the more developed (read costly) campgrounds.

We are also Escapees members and subscribe to the Day's End directory which features parking spots and campgrounds from free to $15.00.
There is also a lot of info available on the web and on this forum
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Old 08-26-2010, 03:43 PM   #5
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I also like Trailer Life, I actually bought the CD for my laptop. When I have wifi or at home the RV Park Reviews.com site is the best. Happy Trails!
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Old 08-26-2010, 05:19 PM   #6
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Tincrew, the post above, hit it exactly right. We just returned from a three week tour of the northern part of the lower Michigan peninsula. Had an absolutely GRAND time! I had checked out campgrounds ahead of time using Trailer Life and the CD of Trailer Life. Go to a city or town and it will list all the campgrounds using that city mailing address. Good info about each campground ONCE YOU'VE LEARNED TO READ BETWEEN THE LINES. I then go to RVparkreviews.com to see what actual campers say about each of the campgrounds I've selected and from that I make the reservations. We were not disappointed with the choices even once on this trip but then, we know what we like and what we don't need and choose accordingly. One campground in Travers City we'll never forget. Usually we're the ONLY AS in a campground (but you all have experienced that). We get excited when we see one or (heaven forbid) two others in the same campground. WELL, in Traverse City, there were 77 other AS in the 225 spaces! That was really something to behold. Anyway, our system works for us - once you've learned how to "read between the lines" and what someone really means when they make a comment. Good luck and Happy 'Streamin once you get started.
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Old 08-27-2010, 10:17 AM   #7
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thank you everyone for your help. Love the rv review site. thanks again
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WELL, in Traverse City, there were 77 other AS in the 225 spaces!
I have often heard that there was a former AS park around Traverse City. I think you found it. What is the name?
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