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13 Places To Visit On Your Friday RV Road Trip

May 13, 2016 11:03:59 AM / by DISH Outdoors posted in RV, Travel



Today is Friday the 13th. And if you don't know why people are superstitious about this day, read more here

Instead of installing fear in your day, we're here to share how you can take advantage of a nice Friday and hit the road! And most importantly, take us with you! Here are 13 places we think are worthy of a visit on a Friday! 

  1.  Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA • See all the wonders of the Pacific Ocean. The aquarium features 19 major habitats and 32 focus exhibits. Parking is $8 and General Admission is $29.95 for adults and $17.95 for children 3-11. Click Here for more information. 
  2. Yellowstone National Park, Grand Loop Rd, Wyoming • One of the best parks for all members of the family. Visitors can view the park from the comfort of the RV and also take a roadside picnic at one of the several rest stops. There are trails, wildlife, plants and geology to explore. Click Here to plan your trip! 
  3. North Star Orchard, Westmoreland, NY • If you need some good produce, this is the place to stop. They specialize in fresh, top quality produce and they've got a delicious spread of baked goods including their signature apple cider cake! Click Here to find out more details. 
  4. Bells Bend Park, Nashville, TN • If you're in the mood for some stargazing this is the PERFECT stop for an overnight trip! The Sudekum Planetarium offers free public star parties with assistance of the Barnard-Seyfert Astronomical Society! The park notes that because it's near the river, you'll want to bring some insect repellent during the warmer months.  Click Here to learn more about this park! 
  5. Boyd's Key West Campground, Key West, Florida • This campground is one you'll want to stay at. It features oceanfront campsites located a few minutes from the action of Key West. There is also a pool and beach area, bathrooms, a marina and free wireless internet. There are 250 sites but book early! Click Here to learn more! 
  6. South Padre Island, Texas • South Padre is a long barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico off the southernmost part of Texas. There are miles of beaches and campgrounds in between that are perfect for RVing. Just a great place to kick back and relax! Click here to check out where to park your RV! 
  7. Crater Lake National Park, Southern Oregon • Named for its massive water-filled crater, the lake is filled with ONLY rainwater and snow, going down to 1,900 feet! There are two campgrounds on the park land. The summer is the most popular time to visit. You can hike, bike, boat and even swim! Check it out here!
  8.  Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia • The historic area of Williamsburg stretches over 301 acres and includes 88 original 18th century structures. It's a great place to learn about America's history and engage with the local community of Williamsburg to understand the struggles our ancestors went through in the Revolution.  There are a few RV parks nearby for your convenience! Click Here to find one! 
  9. Rapid City, South Dakota • So many things to see, so little time! Check out the Badlands National Park, Mount Rushmore, Dinosaur Park, Bear Country USA, Custer State Park, Devils Tower, Wind Cave National Park and more! It's a great all-in-one trip with several options for an overnight RV stay! Learn more here
  10. Door County, Wisconsin • With 300 miles of shoreline, you can watch a sunrise and sunset over the water without leaving the county. There are orchards, art galleries, local wineries and breweries, five state parks and eleven historic lighthouses to explore! That's a whole lot of fun in one destination. Read more about it here
  11. Haines Hitch Up RV Park, Alaska • Now we know this is quite a trip for most but if you ever have the opportunity to go, this park is great if want to take a ferry ride in Alaska. There are easy ferry connections to a few spots and the scenery of the park is absolutely breathtaking. It's one of the nicest RV parks in the state according to most travelers! Check it out here
  12. Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL • Disney World's Fort Wilderness Resort is a great place to not only vacation, but to camp! There are 750 acres of pine trees and wild life. It's located within the Disney World grounds with full access to Disney transportation, on site dining, swimming pools, and other activities! Click here to check out the campsites! 
  13. Flory's Cottages & Camping, Ronks, PA • Ronks is in the heart of Amish Country. It's a beautiful country and it's adjacent to an active Amish farm for anyone who is interested to see how the Amish live. Click here to read more! 

 Happy Travels! Have a great weekend! And most importantly, don't be afraid of Friday the 13th! 


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