Can anyone tell me the pros and cons of these two parks if you have stayed at both. Trying to decide which would be a better choice for us. No kids with us. Don't need a pool. Would like full hook-ups. Don't need anything fancy, but would prefer cable and WiFi if possible. We like some grass, if possible, and a peaceful atmosphere. Not worried about shade. 26" TT, no slides. Any comments appreciated.
That being said, if you need full hook-up's and Wifi then you need to go to American Heritage as they have all the hook-up's. Newport News Park is water & electric only, no sewer (dump station only), no cable, and no Wifi...
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Sorry I can't compare the two but we are at American Heritage right now in site #39. Very spacious with all of the amenities. Biggest downside for me is the non paved road and very dusty conditions. Besides that we have had a great visit here. We're leaving tomorow
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I can only speak for American Heritage. Great CG. Very clean bath houses. My daughter is very picky about campground showers and she rates theirs a 10. Lots of grass. The sites are kind of close together but I have stay at places with closer sites.
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Only stayed at American Heritage once but Newport News is probably the campground we've camped the most nights at. Newport News is paved roads with paved pads that aren't always level, some lakefront sights but they may be noisier since Jefferson Avenue, and interstate 64 both are on the other side of the lake. The sights are shaded, dirt sometimes leaf cover on ground and little grass, at least the sights we've stayed in. We usually stay in loop B since the noise from the highway doesn't seem to be too bad in that loop. The bathhouses leave a little to be desired. They are heated in the winter but are also hot in the summer, the water pressure is excellent but they are very old and could use a facelift. No sewer only electric/water sights. There are numerous over the air channels, most channels out of the Virginia Beach/Norfolk area but sometimes can pick up the Richmond channels too. Deer are numerous there and it's fascinating watching them. Everything being said above this still is the only place we camp when in the Williamsburg area. The park rangers patrol every hour, trails for hiking and biking. It's a peaceful, rustic place to camp and am looking forward to being there in a few weeks.
Have stayed at all the Williamsburg CGs over the years. We prefer American Heritage. NN City Park is nice but basic, and as others have said, no full hook-ups. That's really the only thing that prevents us from going there.
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