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Our Favorite Campsites

Our top 5 favorite campgrounds! My rankings are based on the campground, itself- hence, Yellowstone NP is not included, because the actual campground was a real disappointment. 5. Wilderness State Park.  Emmet County, Northern Michigan. 4. Pokagon State Park. Near Fremont, Indiana. 3. Fort Wilderness Campground.  Disney, Orlando, Florida. 2. Ludington State Park.  Ludington, Michigan. 1. Cheyenne Mountain State Park. Colorado Springs,…

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‘Winterizing’ the Batteries

Well, I don’t really winterize batteries, per se.  More like pull ’em to keep on a 3-stage charger while not in use.  Depending on the type, size, and manufacturer, batteries can be a fairly pricey investment.  Both proper use and maintenance are going to directly affect maximizing usable life.  There’s some serious science in battery use and maintenance, and I’m…

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Fort Wilderness Campground, Walt Disney World

A quick review of our ‘camping’ trips to Disney’s Fort Wilderness Campground.  We’ve been there on three separate occasions, and every time enjoy the folly of it all. I have a hard time calling the FW experience ‘camping’… it’s more like an ultimate full-service, private ‘campground-flavored’ experience; Disney style. View Fort Wilderness Campsites in a larger map October 2007 This…

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