GoCampingAmerica.com | Posted May 2nd,
History for $2,000, Alex: Parks for
the History Buff
Happy Camper Blog
you’re looking to get off the beaten “historical” path, we’ve listed some
great histrocial spots with fantastic campgrounds just a short distance away.
Brush up on some history by day and enjoy the campgrounds by night. Also
makes an excellent “How I spent my summer” essay.
Springwood – Hyde Park,
If you’re looking for a new deal on your
vacation, take a trip to Springwood where Franklin Delano Roosevelt spent his
summers. Want to brush up on your FDR knowledge before the trip? This is the
setting of the 2012 film, Hyde Park on
Bear’s Jellystone Park at Lazy River is a great spot for camping
families with two pools, three playgrounds, a game room, kayak, bike and
pedal cart rentals. Overlooking the Wallkill River and with a majestic view
of the Shawangunk Ridge, this park is an ideal place to escape the hustle and
bustle of everyday life.
With the French Quarter brimming with
history and the World War II Museum, families have a lot to choose from in
the Big Easy.
- Nearby Park:
Travel Park Of New Orleans is just five miles from the historic
French Quarter. Looking for help planning your trip? As native New
Orleanians, the folks at Jude Travel Park can help book and sell tickets for
swamp tours, city tours, Natchez boat cruises and
Four score and seven… you know the rest.
One of the most significant spots from the Civil War, the family is sure to
come away with facts and maybe even a memorized
Campground is located just 3 miles from the center of town and sits
on 26 acres in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania bordered by beautiful Marsh
Creek. The campground offers planned activities for the whole family, in
addition to tent and RV sites, Gettysburg Campground also has rustic cabins
and full-facility cottages.
For the American Revolution buff, you’re
not going to want to miss a stop to Lexington & Concord. Fought on
April 19, 1775, this battle kicked off the American Revolutionary War after
tensions had been brewing for
Park: Boston Minuteman
Campground offers tent sites, RV sites and cabins to accommodate
all levels of campers interested in learning more about the American
Revolution. After a day of learning, enjoy the pool, volleyball courts,
basketball and more.
The oldest capital city in North America
and oldest European community west of the Mississippi, Santa Fe has
historical spots aplenty including the San Miguel Mission. It was actually
established thirteen years before the Plymouth Colony was settled by the
Fe Skies RV Park is just south of Santa Fe city on the top of a
hill. Visitors can enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the Santa Fe area
including the Rio Grande Valley, Sangre Cristo Mountains and the Turquoise
Fort Clatsop/Lewis & Clark National
Go back in time to the days of Lewis and
Clark at Fort Clatsop, the winter encampment for the Corps of Discovery from
December 1805 to March
Park: Astoria Warrenton
Seaside KOA Campground is located on the northern tip of Oregon and
just a mile from the ocean. After exploring Fort Clatsop, guests can enjoy
hiking trails, maritime museum and historical lighthouses and