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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Special Passport America Announcement - Three Months Only Member Referral Special - Extravaganza Event!

Know a fellow RVer that would enjoy 50% Savings on Campgrounds and RV Parks? Refer-A-Buddy Today! Each new member that joins using your name and/or ID Number, between now and November 30, 2016 counts as an entry to win. Plus, you will receive:

  • $10 CA$H for every referral
  • A chance to win $1,000.00 plus WIN LOTS of Prizes in our Grand Prize Extravaganza Give-A-Way. 
  • Plus, your buddy receives THREE MONTHS FREE, compliments of you!*

Click here to send an email to your Buddies and Fellow campers or have your Buddy Sign Up Today online at . For faster service, call us at 1-800-283-7183. This is just our way of saying “Thank You” for helping us grow! Need additional Passport America Brochures? Call or email us today!

Hurry, this Three Month Special 
Expires November 30, 2016.

*Once a member is entered into our database, we cannot change the referral code. Members cannot join with two different referral codes. Must be a valid member in good standing to qualify for cash prizes and giveaways. Free nights camping offer valid for 1 year from drawing date.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Bay Bayou RV Resort Announces Bayou Grande - Passport America Participating Park

Tampa, Fla. - Opening November 1, 2016 

Bay Bayou, Tampa's premier RV Resort, is proud to announce Bayou Grande, 53 newly developed, paved sites. Bayou Grande features a variety of enhanced amenities including extended concrete pads, angled at 60 degrees for easy back-in with all-in-one electric, water and cable TV hook-up, 50 - 100 amp electric service, Wi-Fi and a picnic table at each site. Bayou Grande offers the only luxury RV sites in the Tampa Bay area with 100 amp electric.
Professional landscaping creates separation between the sites with ample parking on the paved drive for an RV and vehicle. The 20 foot pad width allows plenty of space to set up chairs, a table and covered fire pit. Visit our website,, for additional information about Bayou Grande including rates and a site map.

Perfect Location

Relax in the natural surroundings on Double Branch Creek and enjoy the deluxe facilities and amenities of our highly rated Resort. Bay Bayou is conveniently located near Tampa's exciting attractions, dining and the beautiful Gulf beaches. The Resort is pet friendly with a large and small dog park and offers many on-site activities including shuffleboard, Bocce ball, horseshoes, fishing from our docks and canoeing or kayaking in the backwaters.

About Bay Bayou RV Resort
Bay Bayou Florida RV Resort LLC, 8492 Manatee Bay Drive, Tampa, Fla. is privately owned and a Jennings Community. The Resort has been in operation for 30 years and currently offers 300 premier RV sites in a quiet, gated community. 

Area Attractions

A variety of activities are available within minutes of Tampa's Bay Bayou RV resort including Florida’s famous beaches, theme parks, sight-seeing, fantastic restaurants, shopping, gaming and golf. Sports enthusiasts may enjoy a Tampa Bay Buccaneers or Rays game or catch the Philadelphia Phillies, New York Yankees or Toronto Blue Jays in spring training nearby. Double Branch Creek offers water access for kayaks, canoes and small fishing boats to explore Florida’s unique wetlands. There is something for everyone at one of Florida's best RV parks Bay Bayou RV Resort!

If you plan on staying at one of the many Florida RV parks, come to Tampa's Bay Bayou RV resort! If we may provide any additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact our helpful staff at 813-855-1000. We know you have many choices when selecting a Florida RV resort and we hope you come to our Tampa RV resort and make Bay Bayou RV Resort your new home away from home. 

Bay Bayou RV Resort
8492 Manatee Bay Dr
Tampa, FL 33635
(813) 855-1000

Regular Rate(s): $43.00 - $46.00*
Passport America Rate(s): $21.50 - $23.00*

NOTES: PA is not valid Nov thru April. PA valid 6 nights maximum. Reservations recommended, but drive-ups are welcome. Credit cards accepted. Pets welcome - up to 2 pets max (please see website or call for breed restrictions). *Rates: Deluxe sites w/30 amp $43, PA $21.50. Premium sites w/50-amp or waterfront $46, PA $23. Rates are for up to 4 people. $5 for each addl person.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Remi Lake Holiday Bay, Moonbeam, ON - New Passport America Participating Park


Remi Lake Holiday Bay in Moonbeam, Ontario is a nature lover’s paradise! Located near Kapuskasing, just off of Highway 11, our 75-acre Managed Forests campground provides seasonal, overnight and weekly camp site and cabin rentals for individuals and families with trailers, RVs and tents. Our park offers boat launching, hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing and more to help you sit back, relax and escape to the great outdoors of Northern Ontario.

As a 'Managed Forests' park, we are deeply committed to the preservation of wildlife habitat necessary to ensure the survival of the indigenous animals and birds that depend on it. Situated in front of a sandy beach on the south end of beautiful Remi Lake, across from Rene Brunelle Provincial Park.

Our campground has everything you need for the perfect outdoor escape. We provide an extensive range of overnight and weekly camp site rental solutions for you and your family. Amenities include 50 total RV sites, can accommodate RV's up to 40ft, back-ins, full hookups, partial hookups, 20/30 amp, water, tent sites, picnic tables, fire rings, RV storage, boat ramp, biking, boating, canoeing, chapel service, fishing, hiking, nature watching, jet ski, new children's playground. Pristine drinking water available right to your kitchen tap.

Remi Lake Holiday Bay in Moonbeam is proud to offer seasonal campsite rental solutions to let you enjoy everything our park has to offer for an extended period. Our full-service, two-service and unserviced seasonal campsites for trailers and RVs feature all the amenities you need to enjoy the camping season in its entirety.

If you are a lover of the outdoors, peace and tranquility, Remi Lake Holiday Bay has something for you. To schedule a viewing of our seasonal rental sites, please contact Carole Tremblay at 705-335-0639. We would be pleased to help you in English or French. On this page are just some of varied and lovely sites we have to rent.

A fisherman and boater’s dream location!
There’s a reason Ontario is known throughout the world as a sportsman’s paradise. Our campground on Remi Lake provides the opportunity to fish for great walleyes, northern pikes, smallmouth bass and more. No matter if you are bait casting or fly fishing, there is ample space for you to go to find the catch of the day. Great fishing spots can be found all around the lake, and you can even fish right off of the public docks in front of our campground. Be sure to snap a photo of your fish to prove to your friends just how big it was!

We provide complimentary boat launching services to get you out on the water quickly. For the boating enthusiast, Remi Lake is perfect for canoeing, water skiing, wakeboarding and much more.

Quit Smoking, Aviation Medical Examps & More in Moonbeam
The picturesque landscape at Remi Lake Holiday Bay in Moonbeam is the perfect place to quit smoking in a relaxing, safe and non-judgemental environment. Remi Lake Holiday Bay is operated by Dr. L. C. Larabie, who is proud to offer her smoking cessation boot camp at our park. Dr. Larabie is also equipped to perform aviation medical examinations at her clinic in Kingston.

Smoking Cessation Counseling - Dr. Larabie offers counseling for smokers looking to quit. Her background in clinical psychology, plus extensive research in abrupt smoking cessation qualifies her to aid those who struggle to quit. Using a proven method, our quit smoking boot camp provides a supportive and non-judgemental environment to equip you with the tools you need to kick the habit for good.

Your Trusted Civil Aviation Medical Examiner 

Choosing a highly experienced Civil Aviation Medical Examiner to perform your medical exam could mean the difference between maintaining your fitness to fly status or being grounded unnecessarily. Even if your aviation medical exam has revealed a problem, an astute CAME can keep you flying while the problem is under investigation. Based in Kingston, Dr. Larabie has helped pilots stay in the air safely since 1988. Frequently asked questions and answers about Aviation Medical Examinations here

Area Attractions:  

  • Complimentary bike rentals and Wi-Fi from Moonbeam Tourist Office. 35 kilometers of hiking, biking and walking trails near the campground.

  • Excellent birding & wildlife viewing. 
  • KapuskasingLumberjack Heritage Festival, July 22-24, 2016. This popular cultural folklore event demonstrates the lumberjack traditions, including both professional and amateur tree chopping competitions, log rolling, tree climbing and wood carving, Lots of music, food and fun for the whole family.
Remi Lake Holiday Bay
80 Ouellette Bay Rd
Moonbeam, ON P0L 1V0 Canada

Regular Rate(s): $30.00 - $35.00*
Passport America Rate(s): $15.00 - $17.50*

NOTES: Open May 20 thru Sept 10, 2016. PA valid Mon thru Thus. Minimum 2 nights stay required to receive discount. PA does not apply to reservations. PA not valid on lakeview sites or cabins. Cash or E-web transfer only. Dogs must be on leash. Horses welcome. *Payments in Canadian dollars. Plus 13% tax. Rates Water & Electric $30, PA $15. Full Hookups $35, PA $17.50. No guarantee of flush toilets or shower facility for tent campers. 

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Desert Pools RV Resort, Desert Hot Springs, CA - Passport America Participating Park

In the subtropical paradise of southern California's Coachella Valley, Desert Pools RV Resort offers guests a variety of amenities and activities in a beautifully landscaped resort. We pride ourselves on making sure that once you arrive you can stay active throughout the day with our many activities or just lounge around our pool letting go of the stresses of everyday life.

Along with our newly renovated naturally therapeutic hot mineral water swimming pool and hot tubs we feature 24/7 full hook-up sites that are big rig friendly.

Amenities include: 247 total RV sites, can accommodate RV's up to 45ft, 30/50 amp, full hookups, back-ins, Wi-Fi, restrooms, showers, laundry, heated swimming pool, hot tub, handicap access, horseshoes, RV storage, game room, basketball, meeting room for groups, clubhouse, fitness center, pool table, shuffleboard, ice, biking, pickleball.

Desert Hot Springs' amazing Natural Therapeutic Hot Springs discovered by Cabot Yerxa on a piece of land appropriately called Miracle Hill is where Desert Pools derives it water from for its large swimming pool and three hot tub spas. These waters have transformed Desert Hot Springs and Palm Springs into the popular vacation areas they are today.

The area is a mecca for golfers, with more than 80 golf courses in the area open to the public and challenged by some of the best golfers in the world.

If golf isn't your thing there are over fifty miles of hiking trails in nearby San Jacinto Wilderness, or trek through the ancient sacred Indian Canyons We can't forget stunning Joshua Tree National park just north of us with its spectacular Joshua trees and rock formations.

The resort city of Palm Springs is just twelve miles from us and offers a variety of shopping and dining including the famous El Paseo Drive with it Beverly Hills type shops and boutiques.

Or spend a day at outlet malls with over a 200 hundred stores. How about trying your luck at the many Indian Casinos located in the Coachella valley? Lets not forgot our Aerial tramway that transports you up 2,643 ft. to a spectacular view of the entire valley.

We also boast a myriad of museums including the General George Patton Museum, the critically acclaimed Palm Springs Art Museum and Sunny Lands Museum which many presidents have called home during visits to our valley. Just down the road is world class Tennis featuring the BNP Paribas Open. And last but not least Coachella is the home of the Stagecoach and Coachella Fest music festivals.

There are just so many things to do and see around our resort, you'll want to come back often and stay awhile.

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Desert Pools RV Resort 
70-405 Dillon Rd
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92241

Phone: (760) 251-6555

Regular Rate(s): $45.00*
Passport America Rate(s): $22.50*

NOTES: Open October thru April. PA is valid for 2 weeks with 1 week between each visit. PA is not valid during holidays. Reservations and drive-ups welcome. Credit cards accepted. Pets welcome. *Rates subject to check the next season.


Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Golden Village Palms, Hemet, CA - Special Offer!

This will be a Summer vacation to remember for a lifetime. Enjoy our 5-star amenities relaxing poolside. Spend the afternoon exploring one of the local museums, trying your luck at the casino, or touring the Temecula Wineries!

Offers this great don’t last long! Hurry, book your stay today. Reserve your week stay using our booking form or call 866-290-1207. 
Offer valid thru August 31, 2016.

Be sure to select 7 nights to see this special rate.
More info here:  

Casa de Fruta RV Orchard Resort, Hollister, CA - New Passport America Participating Park

Surrounded by the gently sloping hills of the Pacheco Pass Valley, Casa de Fruta has delighted and refreshed travelers for decades. The site includes the Casa de Inn as well as the RV Resort.

If you are new to Casa de Fruta, welcome to the family. This resort planted their first orchards in 1908, opened a roadside cherry stand in the 1940’s, and now welcome over 2 million visitors a year from around the world to their landmark orchard resort!

RV Resort Amenities include 300 total RV sites, can accommodate RV’s up to 42ft, 20/30/50 amp , full hookups, partial hookups, back-ins, pull thrus, water, Wi-Fi, Cable TV, tent sites (seasonal), picnic tables at every site, restrooms, showers, swimming pool (seasonal open May through November), basketball, playground.

Casa de Fruta fruit stand offering wide variety of dried fruits and nuts, fresh fruit and many jarred goods, Casa de Sweets boasts a large selection of candy, baked goods, homemade fudge and caramel apples as well as a large selection of gifts. 

Located just outside Casa de Sweets is Casa de Choo Choo, a diesel engine train for ALL ages that takes you on a mile long loop around Casa de Fruta, a double decker carousel made in the 1980's that came all the way from Venice Italy.

Amongst Casa de Fruta's many attractions is Casa de Wine & Deli, here you can sample a wide variety of wines made from fruit from our local vineyards. 

On site we also have Casa de Restaurant that offers a large selection of dishes including the very popular prime rib and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

For all your fueling and snacking needs we also have a 24 hour Chevron station with a food mart.

Conveniently located, stay and enjoy one of their many popular annual events, such as the Northern California Renaissance Faire, arts, crafts & music festivals, to name a few.

Casa de Fruta RV Orchard Resort
10031 Pachero Pass Hwy
Hollister, CA 95023

Phone: 408-842-9316

Regular Rate(s): $42.00 - $50.00*
Passport America Rate(s): $21.00 - $25.00*

NOTES: Open year-round. Reservations required (by phone only). Please mention Passport America at the time of reservation. PA not valid during holiday weekends & during special events. From May through October, PA is not valid Friday & Saturday nights. From November through April, PA is valid any night of the week (except holidays & special events). PA does not apply to group rate. No discounts on tent sites. Pets welcome.*All rates are subject to change without notice. All rates are for 1 or 2 persons add’l persons 5 yrs & above are $2 ea per night. Pets are $3 each

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Rockin R RV Park, Brady, TX - New Passport America Participating Park

Rockin R RV Park is friendly and clean. The preferred greeting is "HOWDY Y'ALL". Enjoy a peaceful country setting and friendly atmosphere at the Rockin R RV Park and Ranch. Sit outside under the oaks, listen to the birds and feel the country breeze swirl around your face. This park is all about the outdoors, located on a "real" working ranch that has been in operation for over 100 years and has one of the largest herds of Royal White Hair Sheep in Texas. Look at the deer, sheep, buffalo, and resident wild turkeys. There is NO telling what may come strolling along. 

We are located on HWY 87 North - just outside the city limits. Brady is where the road runners hide and the bluebonnets lure. The heritage of Brady is strong. Brady sports Brady lake. 

It is near by, in case you have a boat or just want to wash your worm!! The World Championship Goat Cook Off is held here every labor day. Everyone comes to win. Check out the BBQ in town while you visit with us. You will be amazed. 

Brady has 2 museums. The Heart of Texas historical museum is complete with 2 old buildings moved from our airport- Curtis Field. Curtis Field was used during World War 2 as a Pilot training school. Many troops were trained here. 

The second museum is the Heart of Texas Country and Western Music museum and headquarters. The museum has a collection of memorabilia from the well known country and western entertainers. This museum sponsors a country and western dance in March. This is quite a Bash!!! People from all over the world come too little old Brady to dance to the great oldies country music.

Across the Hwy from the park and a little toward town is the Brady Golf Course. Everyone is invited to play golf if that is your game.
We welcome your pets (on a leash, please). The park has a nice potty and play area for your dogs use. Please clean up for the next doggie guest. For your convenience, Pet area includes pooper scooper, trash can and baggies.

Amenities include 38 total RV sites, Big Rigs Welcome, 30/50 amp, full hookups, back-ins, pull thrus, dump station, sewer, water, Wi-Fi.

Stop by and visit this proud piece of Texas, stay for a day or stay a while. 

Rockin R RV Park
2021 Hwy 87 N (San Angelo Hwy)
Brady, TX 76825

Phone: 979-551-0499

Regular Rate(s): $30.00
Passport America Rate(s): $15.00

NOTES: Open year-round! PA is valid for 1 night. PA discount is not valid during the 2 weeks for the Heart of Texas Country Music Festival (approx 03/17-03/31) and during Annual Goat Cook-Off in Sept (call for details). Reservations and drive-ups welcome. Credit cards accepted. Pets welcome. Dogs must be on leash at all times. Pet shot records must be verified via management for stays longer than 3 nights. 

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Since 1992, Passport America is the original 50% Discount Camping Club. With our Discount Travel Card, members of our club receive 50% Discounts on nightly camping fees for campsites at over 1,800 participating campgrounds, RV Parks and RV Resorts in the US, Canada, and Mexico! Membership is only $44.00 USD for 1 year and pays for itself with just a few nights stay. Please contact us (800) 283-7183 M-F 8AM-6PM CST SAT 9AM-4PM if you have any questions regarding our services. We are always very happy to help you!