Bend-Sunriver RV Camping (Thousand Trails)

By |January 24th, 2015|

Bend, OR Website: http://www.thousandtrails.com/oregon/bend-sunriver-rv-campground/ Overview: This is a very nice RV park about 20-30 minutes to downtown Bend. The sites are fairly large with lots of shade trees. The Little Deschutes River runs through the property. Unfortunately, we only stayed one night at this resort due to freezing temperatures. Campsites: Level gravel/dirt pads with water and 30-amp electricity. There are no sewer hookups available; however there are 2 dump stations on the property. Each site has plenty of trees providing shade and privacy. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring. Amenities: Old west themed Welcome Center, family lodge, pool, hot tub, miniature golf, tennis courts, gazebo, laundry center, bathhouses, playground, horseshoe pits, RV storage, multiple dump stations, and cabin rental. Pet friendly: Yes. Unfenced field area for pet walking or off leash play. Internet:  Wi-Fi available at the lodge. Price:  non-member $41/night Rating: 3/5

Armitage Park Campground

By |January 22nd, 2015|

Eugene, OR Website: http://www.lanecounty.org/Departments/PW/Parks/Pages/Armitage%20Park%20Information%20Page.aspx Overview: This is a gem of an RV park in near downtown Eugene.   The sites are very nice and well maintained. It is a short drive to downtown Eugene or to the RV repair/factory facilities. For a more detailed review check out fellow RV blogger Wheelingit’s review here. Campsites: Full hook-up (30/50 amp, water, sewer) paved sites. Back in and pull through sites are available. The sites are nicely spaced and have lots of shade trees. Each site has a fire pit and picnic table. Amenities: Bathhouses, laundry room, hiking trails, river access, fantastic dog park, boat ramp, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, and picnic areas. Pet friendly: Yes! There is a fantastic large fenced in dog park at this county park. Internet:  Great cellular signals and public Wi-Fi is also available. Price:  $30-33/night Rating: 4/5

Pacific City RV and Camping Resort (Thousand Trails)

By |January 16th, 2015|

Pacific City, Oregon Website: http://www.thousandtrails.com/oregon/pacific-city-rv-camping-resort/ Overview: We really liked this campground. The best part about it was that you could walk to the beach! Wizard especially enjoyed this amenity. The sites are very private. You r most nosy neighbors are the rabbits. It is located along Oregon’s 3 capes scenic route, so there are numerous day tripping opportunities. The only down side is that is has very limited cell and Internet service (this could also be a benefit for some). The small town of Pacific City is only a 5 minute drive away where you can enjoy a local brew at Pelican Brewery, have fantastic food at their local bakery, or watch the Dory ships by the haystack. Campsites: Variable sites some in wooded sections and some with ocean views up high on a bluff. Each site has 30 amp power and water. There are some sewer sites also. Must sites are on gravel and back in. Some pull through sites are available. Must sites are very private with trees or hedges between sites! Each site has a picnic table and fire pit. Amenities: Family lodge, seasonal indoor swimming pool, hot tub, welcome center, gazebos (with ocean views), bathhouses, walking trail to the beach, miniature golf, pickle ball court, basketball court, cabin rental, RV storage (with power), outdoor stage, playground, hiking trails, horse corrals (and camping), fish cleaning station, horseshoes, propane service, and laundry facility Pet friendly: Yes. No off leash Dog Park is on the premises, but the beach is only a short walk away. The beach is pet friendly and there are no leash laws on the beach. Internet:  Wi-Fi available at the lodge, limited cellular signals (we had very slow connection with our [...]

Seaside RV Resort (Thousand Trails)

By |January 15th, 2015|

Seaside, OR Website: http://www.thousandtrails.com/oregon/seaside-rv-resort/ Overview: This is a nice campground in downtown Seaside, Oregon. It is about 10 blocks (1.5 miles) from the beach and only 5 blocks to the main downtown area. The majority of the RV sites are in open fields with no shade and minimal privacy. Some sites are very close together. We were lucky to find a wooded, large site. There are quite of few occupied annual sites. Campsites: Level, gravel parking pads with 30/50 amp, water, and sewer. Many sites are very open (no trees/shade and minimal privacy) but several sites are wooded. Each site has a picnic table. Amenities: Indoor heated pool and hot tub, sauna, pickle ball courts, tennis courts, basketball courts, Frisbee golf, hiking trails, laundry facilities, bath houses, clubhouse, RV storage, fitness center, horseshoes, community fire pits, and miniature golf. Pet friendly: Yes. Internet:  No public Wi-Fi at sites. Good cellular signals throughout the park. Price:  $44/night Rating: 3/5