Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-13-2014, 06:05 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Iggy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Desert SW - Arizona
Posts: 6,359
Looking for campgrounds near Memphis and Nashville

We will be heading east from Arizona and will be heading to Little Rock AR and further east to Memphis and Nashville on Interstate 40 then heading north up on 40/80 to Maine.

I'm looking to find a good campground in Memphis as well as Nashville.
We will probably spend 2 or 3 nights to meet the locals an take in a few of the local sites and Food. YUM!

So what campgrounds have you used that you like that are close to Interstate 40 near Memphis and Nashville which you like ?

This will be the first time RVing on this route so any information would be helpful.
__________________

__________________
2012 Georgetown XL - 378TS 60,000 miles
Life is a journey, not a destination !

Iggy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2014, 06:44 PM   #2
H2oski
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Hartford, AL
Posts: 637
Check out Cedars of Lebanon SP east of Nashville, about 3 miles off of I40. Rustic but very large and quite sites.

Cedars of Lebanon State Park — Tennessee State Parks

__________________

__________________
Wife
2007 Chevy 2500 HD 6.6
2012 Sabre 31RETS
(LA) Lower Alabama
h20ski is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2014, 07:06 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Oakman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Jefferson County, MO
Posts: 5,201
I think your best choice for Memphis and close to I-40 would be Tom Sawyers Mississippi River RV Park in West Memphis, Arkansas. Depending on the time of year and water levels of the Mississippi, the place has been known to be closed due to flooding.

We’ve also stayed at the AgriCenter in Memphis and really didn’t care for it. It is more on the order of a fairgrounds with sites. In a pinch though, it would do. Also if there is an event going on the place can be a zoo.
__________________


Bob and Joyce
2013 CC Silverback 29RL
2010 Ford F250 XL Crew Cab 6.4 liter diesel
ATU Local 788
Oakman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2014, 09:27 PM   #4
CMSgt. (Ret) Charlie Brown
 
CMSgt (Ret) Charlie Brown's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Cumming, Ga
Posts: 253
X2 on Tom Sawyer. Stayed there 2 years ago and was a nice experience.
__________________
CMSgt (Ret) Charlie Brown is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2014, 05:59 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
ret2006's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Nashville, TN
Posts: 364
In Nashville, Two River Campground on Music Valley Drive is one of three along that road near Opryland Hotel and next to Camping World. There is also a KOA and Jellystone Park too. I think they have a shuttle that will take you downtown which is a great deal since parking in downtown Nashville can cost $20.00.
__________________
2014 Cedar Creek 34 RLSA-7
2015 Chevy Silverado 3500HD LTZ SRW

ret2006 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2014, 09:51 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
5er_tom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Durham, NC
Posts: 1,330
Hi IGGY,

Enjoy the trip to the right coast. My only comment would be to be a little careful in Memphis. While there things to see and do there, it is not the safest city. We went to the zoo, Beale Street and also watched the ducks in the Peabody Hotel. I would not want to wander around Memphis after dark.

Just my opinion...

Tom
__________________
Tom & Renée
Durham, NC

2015 Wildcat 295RSX
2012 Ford F-250, 4x4, 6.7 Liter Diesel
5er_tom is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2014, 10:05 AM   #7
Senior Member
 
Oakman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Jefferson County, MO
Posts: 5,201
Here's a late winter photo I took of our river view site at Tom Sawyer's Mississippi RV Park. The puddles in the photo are due to an overnight rain.

__________________


Bob and Joyce
2013 CC Silverback 29RL
2010 Ford F250 XL Crew Cab 6.4 liter diesel
ATU Local 788
Oakman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2014, 03:06 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
Iggy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Desert SW - Arizona
Posts: 6,359
Thanks all. I will check all them out.
Bob nice picture of Tom Sawyer's Mississippi RV Park.

Iggy
__________________
2012 Georgetown XL - 378TS 60,000 miles
Life is a journey, not a destination !

Iggy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2014, 03:35 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
Loefflerh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Naples Fl
Posts: 347
In Memphis I liked the T.O. FULLER STATE PARK- nice and quiet, close to town.
__________________
Loefflerh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2014, 06:01 PM   #10
Member
 
RudysWorld's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Collierville, TN
Posts: 452
We live in Memphis area and the only have stayed in the casino parks in Robinsonville/Tunica, MS area for our shakedown cruise. Those may be an option if you are in to casinos, not far from Memphis. Tom Sawyer would be fairly close to downtown if that is where you plan on visiting. There is also a park just across the border in MS that is highly rated which would be close to Graceland. I would be glad to offer and other insight into the area if you would like. Enjoy!
__________________

__________________

Rudy - 10 year old long haired dachshund, RIP
2011 Georgetown 350TS
2013 Chevrolet Equinox toad
RudysWorld is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
mpg

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:13 PM.