Arkansas: 3 Spots That Will Take You to a Natural State
Colorful history meets the dynamic present in Arkansas. Discover where Walmart began and soak in hot town frequented by gangsters. Go hiking, biking or paddling in rugged landscapes with exciting trails....
As your RV rolls through Kansas grasslands, you can still see the historic ruts made by the wheels of setters' wagon trains following the Santa Fe Trail in the 1800s. The Trail was the Old West's crucial link from Missouri to Santa Fe, New Mexico, and segments in Kansas are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The road roughly follows the original Trail, and signs indicate the Santa Fe National Scenic Byway. Enjoy your Old West adventure!...
Kansas: Old West, Aircraft History and Great Recreation Mingle
Explore the storied past of a state that saw outlaws, iconic pilots and a girl named Dorothy. Visitors can walk in the foot steps of cattle drivers and stand in the spots where gunslingers exchanged fire....
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.