Jayco Camping Club Lazy J Covey newsletter

Fall is coming around the corner, and I thought that I would post the latest newsletter from our camping club.  As an introduction, our club was founded over 25 years ago and was based around the Jayco product.  The members must own a Jayco in order to participate.  They are a great group of campers, and have grown over the years to now include many 2nd generation members.  Members range in age from birth to campers in their 80's.  I thought that everyone would like a little sneak peek into the camping club life.  Enjoy the newsletter! Summer is dwindling and fall is peaking around the corner, and that means our official camping season is winding down. But, there . . . Read more

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Lake Wallenpaupack

Tucked along the Pocono Mountain Lake Region, lies the 3rd largest freshwater lake in the state of Pennsylvania.  Lake Wallenpaupack was created in 1927 as part of the hydroelectric energy conservation project.  It covers 52 miles of shoreline and is at its longest point, 13 miles in length.  At its deepest point the lake is 60 feet deep and covers 5700 acres of total surface water. Because Lake Wallenpaupack is one of the largest lakes in PA and sits along the Pocono Mountains, it is a very popular destination for travelers.  There are 6 recreation areas made up of dense forests, abundant wildlife, miles of walking trails, campsites and boat slips for visitor enjoyment.  . . . Read more

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Explore Crystal Cove State Park

California is known for its miles of picturesque coastline, sunny seaside beaches, and state parks.  Hundreds of visitors travel to California each year to experience it all.  But, why experience each one individually when you can conquer it in one shot? Crystal Cove State Park has it all; beaches, beautiful coastline and is deemed one of the best state parks in the country. Join us while we explore Crystal Cove State Park. Located off the Pacific Coast highway between Corona del Mar and Laguna Beach, Crystal Cove State Park spans 3.2 miles of the Pacific coastline and 2,791 acres of land.  Visitors flock to the park to enjoy the miles of hiking and biking trails, the beaches and . . . Read more

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Spend Labor Day Weekend in Buffalo

Labor Day weekend is quickly approaching and what better place to spend your three-day weekend than historic Buffalo, Wyoming. With its beautiful, endless scenery and historic attractions, it is the perfect place to relax and unwind with family and friends. Here are a few things you can do while you are there! First things first, let’s talk about the food. Buffalo has a variety of great options for all taste buds. If you are in the mood for a great steak, there is no better place than Winchester Steak House. From Prime Rib to the famous Winchester Steak (topped with onions, mushrooms and provolone cheese), there is no wonder why this is the premier steakhouse in Buffalo. If you are looking . . . Read more

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Are You Ready for the Minnesota State Fair?

This year, the Minnesota state fair is bigger and better than ever. With hundreds of new attractions, competitions, shows and exhibits, there is plenty to see and do during this ten day event. Join us as we take a look at the action. The Minnesota State fair will run August 25th to September 4th. This year’s theme is celebrating the life and legacy of “Prince”. On August 26th, there will be a day of remembrance filled with live music all over the park; a dance party in the park; a laser light show; and fireworks in the sky featuring the music of Minnesota’s own. Event organizers are asking participants to wear purple in honor of Prince as they celebrate his life. There . . . Read more

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Plan Your Next Trip to Sault Ste. Marie KOA

Have you ever looked at campgrounds online that looked so nice and clean, only to get there and find out that it wasn’t all it was cracked up to be? Well you don’t have to worry about that at the Sault Ste. Marie KOA in Ontario. They are an award winning campground that offers their guests the best experience they could hope for. Named the 2015 Campground of the Year, and receiving the Founders Award and Presidents award from KOA, Sault Ste Marie KOA sits on 74 acres of beautifully landscaped property.  Located at 501 Fifth Line East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON they are only minutes away from the U.S. Border.  They have campsites for RV’s, tent camping, Rustic cabin camping, . . . Read more

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Explore Robbers Cave State Park

Located within the Sans Bois Mountains in Oklahoma, Robbers Cave State Park is a fun and enjoyable place to explore on your last few days before schools start back up ( if it hasn’t already). The park sits on over 8,240 acres of land; 189 of those are lake acres made up of Lake Carlton, Coon Creek, and Lake Wayne Wallace. Offering up beautiful views of forested land, sunrises and sunsets, and scenic sandstone bluffs, it is definitely a park to check off your bucket list. Robbers Cave State Park is known to be one of the hideouts for the famous outlaws Jesse James and Belle Starr.  Visitors can hike to where their hideout was rumored to be located within the sandstone cliffs, which . . . Read more

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Top 3 Louisiana State Parks

Top 3 State Parks in Louisiana Louisiana is home to many state parks and all have different aspects that make them unique and different from one another. But, which ones are the best ones? We’ve got a list of the top 3 state parks in Louisiana. This list is based off of visitor reviews from trip advisor. Grand Isle State Park- Grand Isle, LA.  An island off the coast of Louisiana, Grand Isle separates the Gulf of Mexico from the channels that connect the bayou to the tributaries surrounding it. The island acts as a wave barrier keeping the waters calmer on the inland side and the beaches more visited.  Because of its proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, deep sea fishing . . . Read more

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