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TravelPod Member ReviewsCamp Gulf Destin
This campground ticks all the boxes and the people are really nice. It's only downside would be the price. I took the cheapest spot available and it was still $ US 85 a nite. That goes up to $90 in a couple of weeks. I was ably led to my spot by a patient staff person who learned how quickly short trailers turn. Check in process is a little different than most parks in that if you have a reservation you are led to your spot before checking in.
My two W's are covered nicely, with perhaps the nicest washroom/showers I've come across, and the wifi is acceptable, although not really strong or wide bandwidth. I am staying in one of the sites close to the highway so the road noise is there, but it was not at all bad overnight.
The campground is long and narrow with the beach frontage being the narrow part. From front to back it's quite long and my walk to the beach (which is a beautiful fine, white sand) from my site by the office/highway is a bit of a pain. There are two pools, one that is covered in right now since it's winter, and the other one doesn't seem to be open yet. The start of the season is really the beginning of March.
There are services up the ying yang around, with shopping and restaurants on overdrive. There is a big outlet mall almost right across the highway, and other shopping all along Highway 98. Surprisingly, there are not that many restaurants on the water from what I can tell.
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