The lure of the open road and the comforts of home come together when you’re traveling in a recreational vehicle. You’ve already considered the best places to RV in August.
A key factor in planning an RV road trip is selecting RV parks and resorts. Before you hit the open road, there are a few things you should understand about RV parks.
When it comes time to park and unwind you want an RV park that will make you feel at home. As any experienced RVer can attest, not all RV parks are created equal—the quality varies from budget to high end.
During the past several years we’ve had the pleasure of staying at numerous 5-star RV resorts. Following are some of the more memorable resorts for RV travel in August. Travelers exploring the country in an RV will want to put on the brakes and stay for a while at these RV parks and resorts around the United States and Canada.
These top rated RV parks provide the most discerning RVer with best-possible guest experience.
Jack’s Landing RV Resort, Grants Pass, Oregon
New in 2002, Jack’s Landing RV Resort is big rig friendly with pull-through sites in the 70-75 foot range (also back-in sites) and conveniently located 30/50-amp electric service, water, and sewer connections, and cable TV (22 channels). Paved sites and fairly wide paved streets. Pleasingly landscaped and treed, we have no difficulty accessing a satellite signal at our site. No problems with Wi-Fi. Only negative is freeway noise.
Gateway to the Applegate Wine Trail’s 18 vineyards and a great home base to explore the quaint, historic gold rush town of Jacksonville.
Easy-on, easy-off Hacienda RV and Rally Resort is a big rig friendly park with 50/30 amp electric service, water, sewer, and cable TV located center to rear of site. After unhooking the toad we situate our motorhome toward the rear of our 75-foot pull-through site. Paved streets and gravel sites with landscaped privacy dividers. Wi-Fi works reasonably well most of the time.
Big-rig friendly, Waltons Lakeshore RV Resort is a 5-star resort with 71 back-in sites. Laid out on two tiers with paved designer stone sites and asphalt interior roads, all sites offer views of Lake Osoyoos. 50/30-amp electric service, water, sewer, and cable TV are conveniently located.
Sites are 60+ feet in length with ample parking for toad/tow vehicle. Wi-Fi work well from our site (#60). Lots are available for purchase in addition to rental. Since we planned to stay here for 3+ weeks we had a reservation for a month.
Columbia Riverfront RV Park, Woodland, Washington
Developed in 2006 by the present owners who are former RVers, Columbia Riverfront RV Park is a 5-star resort, 25 miles north of Portland. With a view of the Columbia River out our windshield, our pull-in site is 45 feet in length with room for the toad. Utilities including 50/30/20-amp electric service, water, sewer, and cable (43 channels) are centrally located. Pull-through sites in the 85-95 foot range are also available. Wi-Fi works well from our site; with no obstruction we easily latch onto the satellite for TV. Interior roads are paved and sites are crushed gravel and level. Columbia Riverfront is located in Woodland off I-5 (Exit 22); west 3.25 miles on Dike Access and Dike roads.
Big-rig friendly, 7 Feathers Casino RV Resort is a 5-star resort with a perfect 10/10*/10 Good Sam rating. 191 pull-through and back-in sites. The park is well laid out and designed. Utilities including 50/30/20-amp electric service, water, two sewer connections (middle and back of site), and cable TV (25 channels). Wi-Fi worked well from our site (#59).
Interior roads are paved, pads are concrete. Landscaping between sites with birch trees and varying sizes of shrubs including flowering rhododendrons. Easy-on, easy off Interstate 5 at Exit 98.
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.