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Old 08-11-2015, 02:44 PM   #11
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KOA in Calhoun
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Old 08-11-2015, 02:56 PM   #12
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I stayed at the Atlanta/Marietta RV Resort over the Christmas Holidays. Pretty nice sites.


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Old 08-11-2015, 07:59 PM   #13
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Not close to cities. We are from Massachusetts so snow isn't an issue for me but I have family near Gainesville so I want to be somewhat near that so I said north not south. An hour or two from Gainesville Rural and secluded for the wnter sounds best
I have not used either of these campgrounds yet. But I have ridden and drove around them many times and it is a very nice area. Both are just north of Gainesville and allow easy access to Helen, GA and the North Georgia mountains.

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The only potential downside is until the weather turns cold there are a lot of motorcycles in that area. Helen, GA has become a primary destination for local clubs and groups for weekend rides. It will die down after the Octoberfest celebration...
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Old 08-12-2015, 09:10 AM   #14
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KOA Cartersville much nicer than Calhoun
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Old 08-12-2015, 10:02 AM   #15
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I don't think you can stay at any government run CG's, local, state or federal for more than 2 weeks. If they allowed that they would severely limit the amount of use by more of the public and also compete with the private CG owners who depend on seasonal's for base income.
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Old 08-13-2015, 12:53 AM   #16
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If you are willing to move every 2 wks and not have sewer hookups, there are beautiful Corps of Engineers Campgrounds in this area. Plus, if you are over 62 and have a Senior Access Pass, your camping fees are half price and you will have an inexpensive winter! Be aware, it gets cold up here too.
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Jones Park is in Duluth. Can't get much closer
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Old 08-16-2015, 09:57 PM   #18
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I can also vouch for Twin Lakes. If you want to be close to all things urban yet feel like you are in the boonies this is your place. We have grandchildren close by and visit often. Always stay at Twin Lakes. Really like going to our place after a day with family. Russell Pendley is the owner and will treat you well.
I have to chuckle regarding your remark about snowy/cold weather. Mass. has lots of snow removal equipment. Georgia has NONE. When it snows, or worse yet a little ice hits the ground, everything STOPS until it is gone. Traffic becomes one big Demolition Derby.
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I would say stay away from KOA Calhoun. Very bad experience there a couple of years ago.


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McKinney was nice. Good short term...no water or sewer at sites.
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