GoCampingAmerica.com | Posted August
1st, 2014


Taking Care of Business in the Great


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offer the ideal setting for meetings and retreats — anyone who has ever sat
through a presentation in a bland meeting room can relate to how quickly
boredom and daydreaming can set in. But there’s an easy solution for that
dilemma: consider holding your next meeting or executive retreat at a

Not only do campgrounds offer a breath of fresh
air — both literally and figuratively — but many of them offer the conference
facilities and teambuilding activities needed to make meetings more
productive. Here are a few examples of campgrounds across the country that
are well equipped for taking care of business:

Putting Golf on the

Thunder BayThunder Bay


Set in the beautiful northeast corner
of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, Thunder Bay Resort offers a choice of luxury
cabins, charming chalets, spacious villas and deluxe fairway suites as well
as private facilities for meetings and events. Catering services are also
available, and when it’s time for golf, the resort’s 18-hole, 6,700 yard
tree-lined course promises to deliver plenty of

Caverns RV Resort & Golf

City, Ky.

Located in southern Kentucky at
the gateway to Mammoth Cave, the longest cave system in the world, Diamond
Caverns RV Resort offers one and two bedroom condos for rent as well as full
hookup RV sites. When it’s time for recreation, there’s an 18-hole golf
course as well as basketball, bocce ball, volleyball, billiards and hiking
and biking trails. 

Meeting Under the Sun or by the

Dunes Beach Resort


Located 10 minutes north of Monterey,
Marina Dunes Beach Resort provides a choice of fully-furnished cottages and
group tent sites. For meetings, the resort has a clubhouse with a fireplace,
and when it’s time to enjoy some fresh ocean air, a short walk across the
dunes gives the group access to 10 miles of Monterey Bay

Sun n' Fun BuffetSun N Fun
Carefree Resort


With its choice of vacation home
rentals, RV park and campsites, Sun N Fun RV Resort offers everything needed
to take care of business, including meeting facilities, free Wi-Fi service
and audio visual equipment. When they’re ready for a little R and R, meeting
attendees can head for the heated lap pool, steam room, sauna or one of two
exercise rooms. For dining, there’s the Boondocks Restaurant and Poolside Bar
and Grill. 

Taking Time for

Oaks RV Resort &

Lady Lake,

Set amid the majestic oaks and gently
rolling pastures of Florida’s horse country, this equestrian-themed resort offers
homes and cottages for rent, as well as meeting facilities and food and
beverage services onsite. For teambuilding, groups can choose from a menu of
activities, including fly fishing, tennis, horseback riding and a polo camp.
The resort is also home to the Florida Carriage Museum, which contains one of
the world’s largest private collections of carriages and equine

Camp RV & Camping

Angels Camp,

Featuring tent and RV sites, cabins
and country lodges that sleep up to six, and a meeting room, Angels Camp RV
& Camping Resort is located in the Central Sierra foothills east of
Stockton and Modesto. For teambuilding, there’s championship golf, zip
lining, and fishing at one of the largest lakes in the state as well as a
beach volleyball court and horseshoes.

Staying Close to the

Normandy FarmsNormandy
Farms Family Camping


Located one hour southwest of Boston,
Normandy Farms is well-equipped to handle business meetings in its 20,000
square foot lodge that also includes an indoor pool, fitness center and
wellness center. There’s even a full-service business center onsite. For
accommodations, groups can choose from campsites, deluxe cabins and yurts,
only these aren’t your typical yurts – they come equipped with flat screen
TVs and fireplaces. 

Vineyards Campground & Cabins


Located near Dallas on the shores of
beautiful Grapevine Lake, The Vineyards Campground & Cabins features
a group pavilion as well as fully-furnished cabins that include Wi-Fi. For
teambuilding and recreation, the resort offers a choice of fishing, hiking,
horseshoes, kayaking, basketball and volleyball.