I was asked by a new RVer what criterial was important when selecting an RV park or Campground. Here’s our list in order of importance:
1) location of the park relative to where we want to stay.
2) Does the park have sites large enough for our rig. That includes length and width if you have slide-outs. The longer the rig the more important it is to ask.
3) Are the sites pull-thru or back-ins. If they are back-ins are they easy to back into. wide interior roads and angled sites make backing in easier.
4) Hook-ups. Full Hook-ups is defined as electric, water & sewer connections at the site.
Hook-ups in my order of importance are:
5) Good WiFi internet at the site.
6) Other amenities like cable TV, rec room, camp store etc.
7) Price. All the above being mostly equal then price becomes a factor when choosing between two parks.
Our order of importance may vary depending on how long we plan to stay. For example, for overnight stops pull thru sites are just a lot easier, but we may choose a back-in if we plan to stay longer and/or the site offers something special like a good view or more space. If the price is way too high we may only stay overnight and if the price is very low we may choose to extend our stay.
We use our bathroom so generally have no concern for cleanliness of the parks restrooms and showers but you may. However good ratings for cleanliness of the facilities in guidebooks and websites will give an indication of the overall quality of the park.
What criteria is important when you are selecting an RV park or campground? Leave a reply below.