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1 through 10... 1 being DO NOT STAY HERE EVER and 10 THIS PARK IS HEAVEN!

Monday, June 25, 2012

Pumpkin Patch RV Resort ~ Hermon (Bangor) Maine

Description:  The Pumpkin Patch RV Resort provides a quiet and relaxing country atmosphere.  They are within driving distance to many coastal areas including Rockland, Camden, Castine and Bar Harbor. Maine boasts of many more than 60 lighthouses, many of which can be accessed by car.  What a wonderful park this is ~ we decided to stay here 10 days through the 4th of July holiday and it was a great place to be... GREAT electric, cable TV. not to many trees and excellent Wi-Fi.  It is located only a few miles from Bangor Maine which made it nicely located. Not really recommended for children as there is no playground or pool.
Amenities:  Wi-Fi, Big Rig Friendly, Large lots, Pull thru sites, Shaded & Open sites, Full hook up (20, 30 & 50 Amp), Cable TV, Game Room, Clean showers, Laundry, Central Fire Pit, Picnic Tables , Bocci Ball, Horseshoes, Dump Station,

Web Sitehttp://www.pumpkinpatchrv.com/

Rate: They accept Good Sam & Passport ~ Plus stay 6 nights and get one free.  We paid 27 dollars per night with discounts.

Date of Stay:  June 25th, 2012 (10 nights)

Favorite Sites:  All the sites are pretty level and very good.

Weather During Stay:  We had a few days of rain but mostly daytime temps around high 70's and 60 at night.
Phone/TV/Internet:  Both AT&T and Verizon phones worked however Verizon had a stronger signal.  They have cable TV which was excellent and out Direct TV roof satellite came in excellent.  The Verizon Mi-Fi card works very well here.
Elevation/Landscape: Nice level terrain with beautiful grass and local plants, flowers and trees
Lighting/Noise:  Excellent

Hiking/Walking/Biking:  There are several roads you can walk & ride bikes on
Things to See & Do:  Interesting places to visit nearby are the Lumberman's Museum, Ft. Knox,
Leonard's Mills Forest & Logging Museum, Penobscot Marine Museum, Children's Museum, Coles Transportation and Stephen King's home. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy golfing, stock car racing, harness racing, miniature golf and bowling. For those shopaholics we are close to a major mall, flea markets, antique and collectible shops.

Rating: (9.5)  We loved this park ~ however it did not have a pool which brought the score down a little... We didn't mind that at all.  Would come back here in a heartbeat ♥

Have Fun & Travel Safe

Monday, June 18, 2012

Mount Desert Narrows RV Park ~ Bar Harbor, Maine

Description:  This park is right on Bar Harbor and really close to all of the sight seeing activities. Bar Harbor is a great little town with wonderful shops and restaurants.  Then you have Acadia National Park to explore ~ you can get 11 Passport stamps for your National Park book when visiting here.  The Campground host were very friendly and helped you with whatever you needed while here.  Not menton the GREAT Lobstha dinners.  Go to Trenton Lobster Pound they are the best!
  • Water, sewer, 30-50 amp electric
  • Laundry Facility
  • Heated Pool
  • Well-stocked resort store, propane, wood, ice

  • Directions:  Take Interstate 95 to Bangor. Take Exit 182A (formerly Exit 45A) to Interstate 395 East. Take Route 1A South, to Ellsworth. Continue on Route 1A through Ellsworth. Route 1A will become Route 3 East when you cross Main St. Stay in right lane and continue for about 10 miles. After crossing a short bridge onto Mt. Desert Island, go left at the fork (towards Bar Harbor). Go for about a mile and watch for Mt. Desert Narrows Camping Resort on the left.

    Web Sitehttp://www.rvonthego.com/Mount-Desert-Narrows.html

    Rate:  We paid $52.00 per night with no discounts

    Date of Stay: April 18th, 2012 (7 nights)

    Favorite Sites:  We stayed on site  148
    Narrows Premium for 38' and over, pull through,Water, 20/30 or 30/50 Amp Electric, Sewer, Cable TV & Telephone. 50 amp by request if available. Please specify if you need 50 amp. Rates are based on 2 adults and 2 children. with Fire Ring & Picnic Table

    Weather During Stay: We had mixed weather ~ some rainy and some sunny with cool temps around 68*

    Phone/TV/Internet: Verizon Mi-fi card worked but was not excellent ~ Both AT&T and Verizon worked, Verizon just a little better ~ we had a tree so no Satellite reception but they had GREAT cable TV.
    Elevation/Landscape:  The campground had some hilly areas and some sites were unlevel ~ trees were pretty much scattered throughout the park and the landscape was very nice.
    Lighting/Noise: Average ~ we had no problems sleeping at night.
    Hiking/Walking/Biking:  The park is huge so there is a lot of walking or biking throughout the park ~ Also with Acadia National Park just a short ways down the road there are a ton of hiing trails there.
    Things to See & Do: Acadia National Park, Cadillac Mountain, Thunder hole, Bar Harbor, Canary Islands, Whale Watching, Boat Tours of the Lighthouses and Mansions, Fishing, Boating,
    Rating:   (8.5)  We enjoyed out time at this park and would have given it a higher rating but site was unlevel and tree was in way of satellite reception however people working here were VERY nice and the park is very clean.

    Have Fun & Travel Safe

    Monday, June 11, 2012

    Beach Rose RV Park ~ Salisburg Beach, Massachusetts

    Description:  Beach Rose is the newest RV Park just minutes to the Atlantic Ocean. They are also conveniently located near Boston, Maine and New Hampshire.  It is a fifty-site park that provides you with warmly sheltered or sunny spacious lots mingled with soft ocean breezes. All sites have 50,30,20 amp, water, sewer, cable, picnic tables, fire pits, wi-fi, cement pads. Pets are welcome with regular restrictions.  The owners Donna & Ray Champagne are some of the nicest people we have met and welcomed us cheerfully into their park.  They also will help you with thinkgs to see & do while you visit this area. This park is highly recommended!

    • Heated Swimming Pool • Family Activities •
    • Game Room • Horseshoe Pit • Shuffleboard •
    • Laundry Facility • Propane Service •
    • Fully Handicapped Accessible •
    • Less than 1 Mile to Sandy Beaches • Small 50 Site Park • Camper-Friendly Pets Welcome •
    • RVs, 5th Wheels, Tagalongs • Full Hook-Ups •
    • Gated Community • 20/30/50 Amp Service •
    • Paved Roads • Cement Pads • Modern Restrooms •
    • Sewer, Water, Electric & Wi-Fi •
    • Free Cable included • Telephone Available •
    • Fenced-in dog park •

    Directions:  Take I-495 (Exit 55) or I-95 (Exit 58) to Rt. 110 East. Follow Rt. 110 to the junction with U.S. Rt. 1 in Salisbury Center. Take a left onto Rt. 1 North, 2/10 mile to the junction with Rt. 1A. Take a right onto Rt. 1A (Beach Road, toward Salisbury Beach) and travel 1.3 miles. Beach Rose RV Park will be on your left.

    Web Sitehttp://beachroservpark.com/

    Rate: $40.00 per night plus tax ~ discount rate not in season

    Date of Stay: June 6th ~  for 7 nights

    Favorite Sites:  We stayed on site #9 and it was good for us.  If you were longer then 40 ft you might want to stay in another site.  Tell them your lenght and they will put you in a good site.

    Weather During Stay: Some sunny days and some rainy days ~ nice cool temperatures

    Phone/TV/Internet:  Verizon worked really well but AT&T was spotty ~ We couldn't get Direct Satellite because of a tree but their Cable was one of the best services with about 100+ clear channels ~ Our Verizon Mi-fi card worked really well (3G).

    Elevation/Landscape:  Level sites and trees with local plants ~ less then a mile from beaches.  I am loving all the flowers this time of year.

    Lighting/Noise:  Both are very good. 

    Hiking/Walking/Biking:  Park is small so not a long ways to walk but the beaches are just down the road where you can walk for miles on the beach.

    Things to See & Do:  • Miles of sandy beaches •  Plum Island State Park • Salisbury State Park • Odiorne State Park •  Surf casting • Whale Watching • Deep Sea Fishing • Clamming •  Kayaking • Jet Skiing • Surfing • Skate parks • Cycling •  Boat Mooring & Deep water ports • Public 9 & 18 Hole Golf Courses •  Newburyport Walking Tours • Bird watching • Deep Sea Fishing • Portsmouth Walking Tours •
    Plus you are close enough to visit Salem • Historic Boston • Gloucester • House of Seven Gables •  Manchester by the Sea • Ipswich •
    Rating: (9.8)  It would have been a 10 if the sites weren't so close together.  We loved this park ~ even though they are small they have all the amenities of a BIG park.  They are friendly and well prepared for guest. We are wanting to extend our stay here another week and highly recommend this park for your visit to the North Massachusetts Coast.

    Have Fun & Travel Safe