Do you want to explore Worcester, Massachusetts in your RV? If so, the best place to stay is just 10 miles out of town, in Sutton. The name of the park is Sutton Falls, and it is situated in the Blackstone River Valley, a National Heritage Corridor. It's open from April until October, and offers full hookup, clean restrooms, coin-operated showers, laundry facilities, and a picnic table and fireplace at each site. There is plenty to do here so you don't have to leave the site to have a good time. There are two beaches and one floating deck for swimming, a fishing pond, a playground for the kids, boat rentals, and a games room. There are also planned activities on offer, such as bingo, a fishing derby, a scavenger hunt, karaoke, and a pig roast. You are bound to make lots of new friends if you take part in the activities. When you are ready to explore, head into Worcester and take advantage of the many restaurants, shops and museums which the town has to offer. There are plenty of parks here as well, such as Elm Park, which has a fantastic new playground for children, and Green Hill Park, which has ponds, a golf course, a vets memorial, a farm, and a skateboard park.
Indian Ranch is a seasonal campground, which accommodates Motor Homes, RV?s, Park Trailers and Pop-up?s. Located on the shores Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagaugchaubunagungamaugg, many come to enjoy the lake.
In the summer a concert series in the amphitheater by the beach entertains many a crowd. You can also take part in sing-alongs, dance parties and many other seasonal events.
Water's Edge Family Campground
Manchester, Connecticut is a great place to visit, and if you need somewhere to stay, go to Water's Edge Family Campground in Lebanon. It's just 15 miles away from Manchester, so you won't have far to travel. The campground covers 10 acres and is in a beautiful setting with plenty of trees and a spring-fed lake. The lake offers catch and release fishing, swimming, and pedal and row boat rental. There is so much else to do here, that you don't have to leave the campground to have a good time. There are two playgrounds for the kids, a swimming pool for the whole family, basketball, craft programs, hayrides, pig roasts, pot luck suppers, treasure hunts, bingo, live entertainment, and dances. Special activities are arranged for Bank Holiday weekends, such as Memorial Day and Labor Day. When you go in to Manchester, you will find plenty of restaurants and bars, as well as museums and parks.
Over 165 interactive exhibits that explore the solar system, dinosaurs, marine life and other scientific wonders, the center offers hands on displays for all ages. You can build a race cart, improve your basketball skills through computerized feedback and watch science come alive in the state-of-the-art 3D movie theater. If you want to encourage your young ones to become scientists, you can start by enrolling them in the Vacation Exploration Camps.
America?s first public art museum is known for having a diverse collection of art to admire, and it is set in a small and intimate museum that will keep you coming back. From Dali to Warhol, ancient to modern, you can contemplate the works of art up close without the crowds found larger museums. If you happened to be in Hartford on the second Saturday of the month the museum is free and offers many family oriented activities.
The Mark Twain House & Museum
This Victorian gothic 19-room house was Mark Twain?s home from 1874-1891. In this beautiful mansion Mark Twain wrote his masterpieces such as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and the Prince and the Pauper. Come ready to experience the author?s life and learn much about his work and the times in which he lived. The museum also hosts many eclectic events such as "Tapping into Twain" Oktoberfest, Tom Sawyer Day and the Ice Cream Social.
Sodom Mountain Campground
Sodom Mountain Campground just outside of Springfield, Massachusetts offers full hook-ups. This family-friendly and very clean campground is conveniently located close to Six Flags New England. The campground maintains a rustic feel but the modern bathrooms are clean and well-maintained, and the swimming pool sparkles. There is a playground and plenty of activities including horseshoes, basketball, a mini-putt, and indoor arcade games. Some sites are pull-throughs, and there are also wooded tenting sites available. Food is available Friday nights, and at the Sunday breakfasts put on each week. Bring a group and take advantage of the large covered picnic pavilion. The campground also boasts hiking trails, a laundry, and a camp store. Planned activities and special events happen all season. Staff is friendly, pets are allowed, and the shop is well-stocked. The town of Southwick is close by and provides access to amenities like restaurants, groceries, and shopping.