There are many considerations to be made before finding the right RV park. For example; location, environment, activities, desired experience, pet regulations, amenities and things to do nearby. Finding the best RV park at the most affordable cost can be a difficult task if you’re not sure where to start. Let me guide you through a few things to consider when choosing the best RV park for your lifestyle.

1. Location
Finding the best location is one of the biggest decisions you will need to make when choosing an RV Park. Determining the type of climate, you would like to live in is an important factor when choosing which part of the country to travel to. If you’re a snowbird and looking for warmer weather you would head to the south or if you like the four seasons and colder weather, perhaps a northern location is more suitable.

2. Things to do nearby
Another thing to consider when choosing a location, is how you want to spend your time while you are away. Choosing a location near the water or popular attractions are important things to consider when determining your location. If you have some activities planned or things you would like to do while traveling, pick an RV park that is close to your desired activities. Map out the distance between the park you’re considering and the activities you’d like to do. For example, if you like to golf, check to see if there is golf in the area and how close it is. If you like to fish, choose a place that is close to a body of water or is a distance you are comfortable traveling to to participate in the activities of your choosing.

3. Activities
Determine what activities you would like to participate in. Whether you enjoy shuffleboard, horse shoes, dancing or BINGO, be sure to choose an RV park with activities you enjoy. Some RV parks offer day trips to go fishing, go to casinos, cruises, golfing and nearby cities.

4. Desired Experience
When choosing an RV park, it is helpful to know what kind of experience you are looking for. If you’re looking for a park that has a lot to do and various social events for you to make new friends, you will want to find a park that has a lot of variety to offer and a great friendly, outgoing climate to satiate your social side. If there are any activities you like to participate in, check the park’s website or give them a call to see if those activities are available while you stay and if there is any cost to take part. The environment can make a huge difference in how much you enjoy your stay.

5. Amenities
All RV parks are not created equal. Be sure to check out what amenities are available and what additional costs may be associated with them. If you’re looking to relax poolside in the sun, you will want to make sure they have a pool area with lounge chairs for your comfort. If you are planning to stay an extended amount of time, you may want to find an RV park that has on-site laundry available. And if you are looking for additional amenities, such as WiFi, check out their website to see what they have to offer and at what cost.

Once you’ve decided what part of the country you would like to stay, how long you would like to stay, what your desired experience is, what kinds of activities and amenities would help you maximize your stay and what things there are to do nearby, you can start to compare costs.

You may find it helpful to create a chart like the one below:


Park Name Cost Extra for Amenities Extra for Activities Extra for Services
Hillcrest RV Resort $525 per month Laundry available Golfing and Fishing available offsite WiFi available
Avg. of near-by resorts $650 avg. per month Check Availability Check Availability Check Availability


At Hillcrest RV Park, we pride ourselves on the sense of community that our residents have created through an offering of various activities that cater to the lifestyle needs of active seniors at an affordable cost.

Hillcrest caters to the lifestyle needs of active adults age 55 and older. Our residents at Hillcrest RV Resort have built a sense of community throughout the park and created long-lasting friendships. Opportunities to enjoy social activities are plentiful; from live entertainment to themed dinners and festive dances. Whether you enjoy playing bingo, shuffleboard, horseshoes or just relaxing pool-side, Hillcrest has something for you! You will find local places to fish and golf as well as great restaurants and places to shop

Do you have a pet that you wouldn’t think about leaving home without? Here at Hillcrest RV Resort we have an entire section devoted to our pet lovers. Our large dog-walking section gives you ample space to get outside and enjoy some time with your furry friends! Click here to view our pet rules. We also have a designated section for any residents who prefer a pet free area.

In addition to having a friendly staff, providing a sense of community, and being pet-friendly, here are some other amenities you can enjoy while staying with us:

  • Heated Pool & Whirlpool
  • Lighted, Wide-Paved Streets
  • Extra Large Lots 35′ x 65′
  • 30 and 50 Amp Services
  • FREE Wi-Fi Available in Clubhouses and Pool Area
  • Lighted Shuffleboard Courts
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Regulation Horseshoe Pits

Have questions or ready to make a reservation? Give us a call (813)782-1947 or contact us today!

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