• Fort Mountain State Park
    Fort Mountain State Park,  Georgia Campgrounds

    Fort Mountain State Park – 15

    10.14.22-10.16.22 Fort Mountain State Park is located in the Chattahoochee National Forest in North Georgia. The park’s main attraction is the epic overlooks with views of the North Georgia mountains. At the top of the mountain hikers will find a stone fire tower built by the Civilian Conservation Corps, open for tours on the weekends. The drive up the mountain has quite a few curves, but our truck did great.  The park includes a 17-acre lake with paddle boats to rent in the summer, a sand beach, and a putt-putt course. The State Park offers a fully stocked visitors center with plenty of ice and firewood. No cell service at this…

  • Talona Ridge RV Resort
    Georgia Campgrounds,  Talona Ridge RV Resort

    Talona Ridge RV Resort

    09.30.22-10.02.22 First weekend of October in the North Georgia mountains at the new resort campground with epic mountain views, count me in! Talona Ridge RV Resort is located in Ellijay, GA with views of the Blue Ridge mountains. This RV resort is brand new and already filling up for major holidays and fall weekends. The campground has a long list of amenities to offer visitors, such as a pool, hot tub, pickle ball court, dog park with dog washing station, gym, event space, and bar.  Talona Ridge RV Resort is split into three sections, Eagle Crest, Falcon Ridge, and Hawk Valley. Eagle Crest sits at the highest point of the…

  • Poinsett State Park
    Poinsett State Park,  South Carolina Campgrounds

    Poinsett State Park

    9.16.22-9.18.22 When you know the state park manager you can get an escort at midnight to your campsite.  Poinsett State Park in Sumter County, SC is about a four-hour drive for us. Conveniently located on the way to our favorite beach campground, it’s a great place to stop and visit friends who live there. Last time we visited Emily she was a state park ranger at Santee State Park. Now she is THE park manager of Poinsett State Park.  The park was built in 1934 by the CCC. It includes a ten-acre pond, 25 miles of hiking/biking trails, and pre-revolutionary gristmill ruins. The CCC built a bathhouse out of the…

  • River's Edge RV Park
    Georgia Campgrounds,  River's Edge RV Park

    River’s Edge RV Park

    09.02.22-09.05.22 Campsite that backs up to a North Georgia river? Count me in! River’s Edge RV Park is a private campground located in Blairsville, GA on the Nottely River. The first phase of the campground has 117 RV lots, a pond, river access, and a clubhouse. Our friends, James and Michelle, own a back-in site on the river and let us use it for Labor Day weekend. River’s Edge RV Park does not have a website and you can only find information about phase II through Facebook. There are very few photos on the internet about this RV Park. James found out about River’s Edge through a friend, it seems…

  • McKinney Campground sunset
    Georgia Campgrounds,  Lake Allatoona Campgrounds,  McKinney Campground

    McKinney Campground – 144 & 145

    07.28.22-07.31.22 150 campsites, 10 camping trips, and we have finally stayed in the back of the campground.  McKinney Campground is located in Acworth, Ga on Lake Allatoona. A Corps of Engineers park, it has 150 RV campsites, two beaches, one playground, and a boat ramp. We have camped at McKinney Campground ten times; it’s our go-to campground, nine miles from home. To help you choose your next reservation, details and photos from all of our previous visits can be found in the McKinney Campground category.  In October of 2021, our friends rented a camper to stay with us at McKinney Campground for our daughter’s birthday. They rented through RV Share their…