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#1 robertplattbell

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 04:02 AM

We are heading down to Ft. Myers Beach in November. San Carlos RV park is very convenient and they have spent a lot of money remodeling it and cleaning it up (much fewer "ensconced" permanent units now!).

So few campgrounds left anymore where you can camp right on the water. Our favorite site is on the end of this peninsula, where you are surrounded by water.

Here is a video I made of our last trip:

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#2 BillC

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 05:19 AM

Well done. Thanks for sharing!

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 09:25 AM

Try Long Key State Park in the Florida Keys. It's between Islamorada and Marathon. All 60 sites back up to the ocean. It was 10 feet from the back of our 17FD to the ocean. Sunrises were great. Think it was around $35 per night. There is also good privacy between sites. Also try Curry Hammock State Park about 15 minutes south of Long Key. Most of their sites are also on the water.
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#4 robertplattbell

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 04:49 PM

Try Long Key State Park in the Florida Keys. It's between Islamorada and Marathon. All 60 sites back up to the ocean. It was 10 feet from the back of our 17FD to the ocean. Sunrises were great. Think it was around $35 per night. There is also good privacy between sites. Also try Curry Hammock State Park about 15 minutes south of Long Key. Most of their sites are also on the water.


Wow, thanks for the tip. We used to go to Bahia Honda and John Pennycamp - by boat. Getting an RV reservation there was difficult as it sold out. One wily Canadian couple we met kept an old boat on a trailer down there - with a blown engine. RV sites in those two campgrounds were scarce, but the boat slips were plentiful. They would launch the boat and Bahia Honda and paddle it to the site. Voila - instant RV.

The last time we were in the keys by RV, they still had the "no pets" rules at Florida State Parks.

Maybe it is time to go back again!

Thanks!

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 04:59 PM

Hunting Island State Park near Beaufort, SC has several ocean front campsites. I just booked one for March. $27 per night.
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#6 robertplattbell

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 07:38 AM

Hunting Island State Park near Beaufort, SC has several ocean front campsites. I just booked one for March. $27 per night.


Another excellent park and a favorite of ours!

Just be sure to book the correct park!

There is a similarly named Huntington Beach State Park (also nice) and the rangers at both places tell me people show up at the wrong park, regularly, and can't understand why their reservations are not being honored!

See:

http://www.southcaro...troduction.aspx

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