Skip the train and the airplane -- 2020 is officially the summer of the RV.
Calhoun County makes a great spot to camp, whether it’s an overnight stop on your road trip or a week-long getaway.
Camp Turkeyville RV Resort in Marshall
It’s RV heaven in this field right next to the famous Cornwell’s Turkeyville restaurant. The area has been designed specifically for motorhomes and trailers. Bring your swimsuit, because there is a splash pad for kids and a big pool for swimming.
Amenities: Hook-ups for sewer, water, 15amp, 30amp and 50amp electricity. Cement patio. Free Wi-Fi. General store. Fire pits. Showers. Laundry room.
Nearby attractions: Shopping in downtown Marshall, The Medalist Golf Course, FireKeepers Casino, kayak rentals at Marshall Recreation Department.
Quality Camping in Marshall
Spend time along the wooded shores of Lake Nottawa. This preserve has a harbor and nature trails as well as sites for outdoor games and recreation.
Amenities: 30 and 50 amp electricity. Dump station. Showers. Laundry. Camp store. Swimming pool.
Nearby attractions: Cascarelli’s Pizza in Homer, Marshall Country Club Golf Course, Dark Horse Brewing Co.
Rockey’s Campground in Albion
There’s plenty of fishing available at Rockey’s, which is located on a chain of five lakes. Don’t have a boat? Rentals are available.
Amenities: Free wifi. Water and electric. Camp store. Sandy beach. Dump station. Honey wagon. Bathhouse.
Nearby attractions: Bohm Theatre, Foundry Bakehouse, Kids ‘N’ Stuff Museum, Malleable Brewing Co.
Fort Custer Campground in Augusta
Take advantage of Michigan’s State Park system at Fort Custer Recreation Area. The campground is part of a large park that includes a beach, fishing areas, plus trails for hiking and mountain biking and horseback riding.
Amenities: 20-30, 50 amp. ADA campsites. Restrooms. Sanitation station. Water.
Nearby attractions: Lickety Split Ice Cream, JB’s Whiskey, Territorial Brewing Co., Leila Arboretum.
FireKeepers Pit Stop
Hook up your RV at the Pit Stop, part of FireKeepers Casino and Hotel. Five spaces at the gas station are available on a first-come, first-serve basis for $20 per night. If you can’t get a spot, RVs are allowed to park in the outer lot, but there will be no electrical hook-up.
Nearby attractions: FireKeepers Casino, downtown Marshall shopping, Historic Bridge Park and Calhoun County Trailway.Website: firekeeperscasino.com/things-to-do/pit-stop/