Welcome to New York
Big cities contrast with rugged getaways in the Empire State. Everybody knows about New York City, the nation's largest metropolis. Beyond the concrete canyons, the state's wide-open spaces entice nature lovers....
Take a bite out of the Big Apple and then head north in this urban-to-outdoorsy trip. Discover fun and fishing on the Hudson River, cruise through an iconic speedway and finish your trip at a roaring attraction. You'll love the Empire State by the time you're through....
New York: Three Empire State Spots that Defy Expectations
Choose from the big apple or a pair of rustic getaways. Throw yourself into outdoor recreation of nosh on street food. It's up to you in New York, home to giant waterfalls and towering skyscrapers....
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.