Welcome to Alabama
Alabama is a prime boating and fishing destination, thanks to over 100 lakes and one of the longest navigational waterways in the United States, the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. Cast your line into the...
Alabama: Four Spots that Reveal 'Bama's Natural Side
Over the years,'Bama has become renowned for championship football, NASCAR and skies that 'are so blue.' But beyond the song lyrics, you'll discover beaches, parklands and history that will take your breath away....
Visitors to Alabama will find dozens of diversions to keep them entertained along the Gulf Coast. Tantalizing food, cultural celebrations and historical venues set the tone for Southern fun, as the state is a mixture of eclectic delights. Military might stands proudly in Mobile Bay, while upriver adventurers find life at a slower, laid-back pace in the marshes and swamps of the delta. Endangered turtles and birds enjoy protection in the dunes here, but human specimens can choose to gamble on daydreams or nightlife each day....
How to Read Good Sam Directory Ratings
The three-number rating that accompanies each campground listing in the directory gives readers an at-a-glance assessment of a campground's amenities, cleanliness and environment.
How to read the Good Sam Rating 10/10 /10.All three ratings categories are measured on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the best.Less than 1 percent of parks or campgrounds receive the coveted 10 / 10 / 10 rating, which indicates superior facilities that are well maintained, clean, well-appointed restrooms and a highly appealing appearance.Campgrounds are inspected annually by dedicated RVers like you.
Completeness of facilities
10 / 10 / 10The first campground rating evaluates completeness and quality of facilities.In this category we rate interior roads, sites, registration area, hookups, recreation, swimming, security, laundry, store and building maintenance.
Cleanliness and physical characteristics of restrooms and showers
10 / 10 / 10The second rating category concerns the cleanliness and physical characteristics of toilets, walls, showers, sinks/counters/mirrors and floor. If a park achieves a full point in each of the above, it receives a star (), indicating exceptionally clean restrooms.
Also rated are physical characteristics of restrooms, including interior construction, adequate supplies/odor free, adequate number of facilities, exterior appearance and location in relation to park spaces, and interior appearance.
Visual Appeal and Environmental Quality
10 / 10 / 10 This category addresses the park's setting and site layout, function and identification of signage, overall exterior building maintenance, noise, trash disposal, litter and debris around the grounds and sites, and appearance of grounds, sites and entrance area.