Cape Henry Campground, Fort Story, VA

Discussion in 'Let me tell you about my trip' started by mickisdad, Aug 10, 2008.

  1. mickisdad

    mickisdad New Member

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    Apr 4, 2008
    Just got back from a terrific week (almost) away with DW. It was kind of a second honeymoon/anniversary (12 years on 8/23) trip. We had dropped DD off at camp last Sunday and we headed out on Wednesday morning for Virginia Beach.

    When we were searching for a place to park our PUP before we left we were having a hard time finding a place that was not outrageously expensive and was close to the beach. All the resort type campgrounds were $40-$50 a night. I am a civilian employee in the Army so I checked out the military campgrounds in the area. Fort Story was right on Cape Henry and they had a campground with water and electric for only $16 a night. As we are not too well off in the checkbook we took it.

    The campground was decent, but needs some work. The bath house was pretty clean. Would not pass military white glove inspection, but was clean enough for a campground. The sites are private, but a little overgrown.

    It was a very relaxing week for us. It was a break we really needed and it was only a 5 hour drive.

    Sean, Jenn and Micki from Maryland
    <img src=../Images/icons/icon_smile_suv.gif border=0 align=middle alt="Tow Vehicle"> 2003 Dodge Caravan
    <img src=../Images/icons/icon_smile_pu.gif border=0 align=middle alt="PopUp"> 1989 Coleman Sun Valley
    2008 nights camped: 10 (5 more booked)
  2. catedrew

    catedrew New Member

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    Feb 20, 2008
    Northern Virginia
    Yeah, I've heard about those military sites. I wish they were open to us ordinary folks. My dad was a vet, does that count?


    Me:'60; DH:'51; DD1:'94; DD2 & DS:'00 (twins)
    '02 Coleman Utah CP, '04 Chevy Trailblazer
  3. Noni

    Noni See ya' out there !

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    May 30, 2008
    Herndon, VA
    any pictures of the site?

    '08 Starcraft Centennial 3606
    '00 Montero Sport LTD, aka; "D NONI"
    see ya' out-there !

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