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 September.
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 September. 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.
And be sure to catch up on all our recommendations for the best resorts for RV travel in June, July, and August.
New in 2008, Jackson Rancheria RV Resort is part of a casino complex. Big rig friendly 50/30-amp electric service, water, sewer, and cable TV are centrally located. Wide, paved interior roads with wide concrete sites. Back-in sites over 55 feet with pull-through sites in the 70-75 foot range.
We would return in a heartbeat. Reservations over a weekend are required well in advance. Jackson Rancheria is conveniently located in the heart of Gold Country.
An adult oriented facility owned by fellow RVers. Fairly wide paved streets will lead you to a gravel site, some approaching 100 feet. 50/30/20-amp electric service, water, sewer, and cable TV are centrally located. Wi-Fi internet works well; no problem locating satellite. Located off I-40 east of Kingman at Exit #66.
The Horse Motel with twelve 12-foot by 12-foot covered mare stalls is located in a private area away from the RV park.
The park features two large 60-foot long fenced dog runs where Fido can romp and play off leash. There is also a bench for Mom & Dad to rest on while they play.
Bakersfield River Run RV Park, Bakersfield, California
New in 2007, big-rig friendly Bakersfield River Run RV Park is a well-maintained facility with 123 sites including 31 pull-though and 46 river view (back-in) sites, wide paved streets, compacted gravel/sand sites, concrete patios, and large grassy area. 50/30/20-amp electric service, water, sewer, and cable TV (84 channels) are centrally located.
Wi-Fi internet works well from our site (#50); no problem locating satellite. Back-in sites to the Kern River are 65 footers. The park also has a recreation room with a fitness center, computer work stations, and laundry facilities. Ample shopping including Costco are located nearby.
Restaurant Tip: Treat yourself to some amazing food at Benji’s Basque Restaurant, conveniently located two blocks from River Run RV Park.
River Plantation RV Resort features 297 campsites that are located near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in the Sevierville/Pigeon Forge area. Back-in sites in the 75-foot range with 50/30-amp electric service, water, sewer, and Cable TV (60 channels) centrally located. Amenities include two pools and hot tub, fitness center, basketball court, game room, playground, bark park, and dog wash station.
As you pull into River Plantation, you will see AdventureWorks Climb/Zip and Swing! Special discount available for campers wanting to Zip and Swing through the trees.
Easy-on, easy-off (do not rely on GPS), Hilltop RV Park is big-rig friendly with pull-through sites in the 60-65 foot range with 50/30-amp electric service, water, and sewer centrally located. No cable TV. Wi-Fi works well from our site (#43); no problem locating satellite. Interior roads and sites are gravel. As the name suggests the location is on the top of a hill and the West Texas wind does blow.
There are many a Texas sunset that we’ve all gazed upon with amazement. Sometimes we’re speechless. Other times we can’t help but utter an “ohhhhh” or a “woooowww.” This hilltop location is an outstanding spot to catch that perfect Texas sunset.
The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.
—Frank Lloyd Wright.