Category Archives: Camp Sites

Weekend glamping in Asheville, NC (and our review of Lake Powhatan Recreation Area)

When we decided to invest in our first travel trailer, one of the things Gib and I challenged ourselves to do was to use it at least once a month – even if it was just a quick weekend getaway … Continue reading

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Camp site review: Cherry Hill Park, College Park, MD

Visiting Washington, D.C. in your RV or travel trailer? Check out Cherry Hill RV Park – the closest campground to the nation’s capital! Continue reading

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Camp site review: Anvil Campground, Williamsburg, VA

We just returned from a weeklong trip where we visited Williamsburg, VA and then Washington, D.C. As I always like to read about places I’m staying before I get there, I wanted to put together some notes on the campgrounds … Continue reading

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Private RV resorts vs. state parks

We just returned from a week-long trip in our Coachmen Apex Nano travel trailer to Williamsburg, Va. and Washington, D.C. It was the longest trip we’ve taken in the camper so far, and I’m happy to report it was a … Continue reading

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Camp Site Review: Edisto Beach State Park

We’re just finishing up our Spring Break, where we had a chance to sneak down to Edisto Beach State Park for a few days with the camper! It was the A) longest trip we’ve taken the camper so far and B) the farthest away from home.

We camped at Edisto Beach State Park from Sat. – Tues., having made our reservations months in advance (RV camping in state parks is not always for the spontaneous because the spots fill up so fast!).
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Our first Family Glamping trip, and how Good Samaritans saved the day

After months of planning, researching, test driving, dreaming and more, we FINALLY got a chance to take our new Coachmen Apex Nano bhs193 camper on its maiden overnight voyage.

As you can imagine with this being our first travel trailer trip, there were some hiccups along the way. But luckily some Good Samaritans showed up to help us out and keep us on our way. Continue reading

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Camp Site Review: Table Rock State Park

We thought we’d start a new series here on The Family Glampers to review the camp sites we visit, to provide another resource for YOU as you’re planning your next trip. First up: Table Rock State Park in Pickens, S.C. Continue reading

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Camping in the Rain

You may wonder what got us started on the journey to become glampers? And I’m here to tell you. Rain. Rain is what started this whole journey.

You see, I LOVE the outdoors. I like camping in the woods, I love exploring new hiking trails, I adore sitting around a campfire with my family.

But I do NOT like camping in the rain. And for the first couple of years we started out camping as a family, it seemed Mother Nature was determined to literally rain on our parade.

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