GoCampingAmerica.com | Posted August
    1st, 2014


    Upscale Getaways: Wine Tours and


    Happy Camper Blog



    Wine GrapesWhile 90
    percent of the nation’s wine production stems from California’s famous
    valleys, emerging wine regions are popping up all across America. And many RV
    parks and campgrounds are catering specifically to the growing wine tourism
    culture, including some of these spots.


    wine country attracts about 20.7 million tourists annually, and is the
    fourth-leading wine producer worldwide after Italy, Spain and, of course,
    France. Though the most well known wine region of California is Napa Valley,
    wineries are sprinkled along the coast as far south as San

    • Wine
      Country RV Park
      : Located just five miles
      south of Santa Rosa –considered to be the urban center in wine country,the
      site features more than 150 full-service RV hook ups with water, cable TV and
      Wi-Fi. Nestled in the heart of Rohnert Park, visitors are mere minutes from
      hiking and cycling paths, golf courses and public

    • Far
      Horizons 49er Village RV Resort
      : Far
      Horizons, in the Sierra Foothills, is within a stone’s throw of more than 35
      award-winning wineries. Located in Amador County, visitors can take a break
      from wine tasting to tour the nearby historic towns dating back to the Gold
      Rush. This resort also offers cottage rentals for those who prefer a home
      away from home sans four wheels.

    • Dutcher
      Creek RV Park and Campground
      : This
      campground in Cloverdale offers a quiet setting, with easy access to the
      Russian River. Whether your passion is fishing, canoeing or boating, Dutcher
      Creek provides an excellent home base for adventurers and wine-drinkers of
      all ages. Another perk? Dutcher Creek offers handy boat and RV

    • Vines
      RV Resort
      : Vines RV Resort provides
      visitors with a luxurious experience right in Paso Robles. Amid a picturesque
      setting, amenities at Vines RV Resort include an adults-only and family
      swimming pool, a fenced-in dog park, library, fitness center, and on-site
      boat and RV

    Wine in Traverse CityMichigan

    City is known as the “Cherry Capital of the World.” The same landscape of
    northern Michigan that makes for excellent cherries also lends itself to
    remarkable wine production. The cooler temperatures of northern Michigan
    allow wine to hold aroma and fruit flavors like no other. While the region
    specializes in white wine production, it now also boasts delightful red and
    dessert wine varieties. Northern Michigan is even being referred to as the
    Napa Valley of the northeast—and for good

    • Thunder
      Bay Resort:
       This all-season resort, located
      on 500 acres in Hillman and is known for its award-winning Elk Viewing Dinner
      Ride and Wine Tasting. Thunder Bay also boasts an 18-hole golf course for
      every putting enthusiast, and offers suites, villas and chalets as homes away
      from home for guests. 

    • Timber
      Ridge RV & Recreation Resort
      : Whether
      renting a cabin, pitching a tent or rolling up for the weekend in an RV,
      Timber Ridge has something to offer for every adventurer. This park is open
      year round. After all, every season is wine-tasting season.

    • Wild
      Cherry Resort
      : Wild Cherry Resort, located
      in Leelanau County, is surrounded by cherry orchards, vineyards and woodlands
      and provides a pristine escape for all visitors. The resort offers tent
      sites, yurt rentals and RV


    may think the northeastern United States isn’t exactly known for its
    vineyards—but Pennsylvania wine country may change your mind. The region has
    come a long way since the first vineyard started more than 300 years ago.
    Today, more than 150 wineries and nearly a dozen wine trails make up the
    state’s six wine regions.

    • Whispering
      Winds Campground
      : This campground, nestled
      in the beautiful Allegheny National Forest, is the perfect place for a family
      getaway. Allegheny National Forest is considered by many to be the gateway to
      Big Foot territory. Visitors can track Sasquatch then reward themselves with
      the nectar of Allegheny Cellars Winery or Flickerwood

    • Brandywine
      Creek Campground
      : Located near the
      Brandywine Vineyard Wine Trail, this campground is all about location. It’s
      close to the historic Philadelphia and Valley Forge National Park and borders
      Marsh Creek State Park, making it a great home base for history buffs and
      nature lovers alike. 

    • Round
      Top Campground
      : Round Top Campground offers
      cottage and cabin rentals, as well as RV hook-ups for guests. This campground
      is the perfect place for active families with an Olympic sized swimming pool,
      mini golf, volleyball and basketball courts and more right on-site. Located
      in Gettysburg, this park is also just minutes from one of the most important
      historical sites of the Civil War. 


    Virginia is home to
    16 wine regions, more than 25 wine trails and about 250 wineries of all
    sizes. The first Virginia winery was established in Jamestown by British settlers
    more than 400 years ago, and the industry has steadily increased in size ever
    since. Today, Virginia wines have received national and international
    recognition—and for good reason.

    • Meadows
      of Dan Campground
      : Meadows of Dan
      Campground, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, offers full service RV campgrounds,
      tent campsites and log cabins available for rent. While visiting, guests can
      explore the Blue Ridge Wine Region with more than a dozen nearby wineries to
      choose from. 

    • Candy
      Hill Campground
      : Just outside of
      Winchester, Candy Hill is a year-round campground with RV hook-ups, tent
      sites and small cabins available for rent. Though the campground is tucked
      away in the woods, it sits just a matter of miles from the wineries along
      Tuskie’s Wine Trail. 

    • Shenandoah
      Valley Campground
      : This campground is
      located near the Middle River, and is an excellent vacation spot for visitors
      looking to fish, tube and try some of Virginia’s finest wines. The Shenandoah
      Valley wine region is home to more than 30 wineries, and many of them just a
      short drive from this