California: From Coastlines to Mountains, the Golden State Soars
Few states can claim world-class surfing and skiing in abundance. How about fine dining, celebrity glitz and legendary cities and towns? It's all found in California, a place of endless promise and fun....
Searching for sun and fun? SoCal's got you covered. Whether you're a budding surfer, seashell hunter or freewheeling hippy, you'll find a beach that's right up your alley. Inland, you'll uncover artsy enclaves teeming with galleries and a striking blend of architecture ranging from Spanish-inspired missions to futuristic concert halls. The food scene is also out of this world, so make sure you fill up on the region's famous fish tacos before you go....
Welcome to California
In the Golden State, dreams often get confused with reality. From meeting Mickey and Minnie in Disneyland to sipping vintages in Napa, to motoring the coastline of Big Sur, the Golden State grants all your wishes....
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.