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Camping Bethel CT

Camping is an American pastime that brings family and friends together in a natural setting. It’s important to bring all the essential camping equipment and supplies before you hit the campgrounds. A backpacking checklist will help you get your hiking gear in order. Please scroll down for more RV camping information and access to the sporting goods stores in Bethel, CT listed below that will have what you need for your camping trip.

Parking Access, LLC
(877) 716-2520
222 Old Boston Post Rd
Old Saybrook, CT
 
Soccer Plus
(860) 677-7500
11 Executive Dr
Farmington, CT
 
Camp Hand In Hand
(203) 966-6920
111 Oenoke Rdg
New Canaan, CT
 
Huck Finn Adventures & Sales
(860) 693-0385
Canton, CT
 
Nerden John J R T C Camp
(860) 349-9826
Powder Hill Rd
Middlefield, CT
 
Cullens Youth Association Inc
(203) 426-1799
72 Taunton Lake Rd
Newtown, CT
 
Camp Wightman
(860) 376-2179
North Stonington, CT
 
Wilderness Lake
(860) 684-6352
150 Village Hill Rd
Willington, CT
 
Camp Playland
(203) 966-4315
802 Ponus Rdg
New Canaan, CT
 
Silver Lake Conference Center
(860) 364-5526
223 Low Rd
Sharon, CT
 

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Finding a Campground

Beyond boondocking

While parking overnight at a Wal-Mart might be a saving grace, with a little planning you can find a good place that will meet your needs .

Count More Than Klicks

Even though your trip looks quick on paper, you need to take more than driving time into consideration. Don't try to pack too many miles into a day unless you have another driver to spell you off. Remember, even professional truckers are limited to the number of hours they're allowed behind the wheel in a day.

In general, you should stop every two hours for a stretch and bathroom break. If you're traveling with young children, pets or someone with a disability, more frequent stops might be in order. And don't forget to factor in meals. Even if you whip up a sandwich in your RV's kitchen, it will still take time.

Where to Stay

Sometimes, a motel is your best bet after a full day of driving. Even though you're toting your own beds, if it's past midnight and you haven't reached your campground , a motel might be worth the added costs. No set-up, take-down or clean-up. And campground neighbors will appreciate you not disturbing their sleep.

Where you spend the night will depend on many factors. KOA sites are a great for quick set-ups and take-downs. Even if the scenery is a bit lacking, these campgrounds are fully-equipped for hook-ups, are pet-friendly and offer laundry facilities. If you're going stay one night, arrive late, leave early or need an adventu...

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