With any rally please make sure you say you are with the Chinook Camping Club rally.
Winter Rally – Flamingo Lake RV Resort – January 23-26, 2017
Flamingo Lake RV Resort is located directly off of I-295, exit 32 at 3640 Newcomb Road, Jacksonville, FL. To reserve call: 904-766-0672 or 800-782-4323. Dates again, arrive January 23, depart January 26, 2017. We have some Lake Front Sites and Regular Sites blocked for the club.
The resort is very nice with all the amenities you could desire including an on-site eatery, the Sunrise Café. The Rec Hall is large and comfortable for gathering together. There is a Dog Park for our 4 legged members to enjoy too! For more detail visit their website: http://www.flamingolake.com/
Reservation Policy: Credit card is required at time of booking
Cancellation Policy: Reservations cancelled within 14 – 4 days of arrival are subject to a charge to card on file for one night’s stay based on rate for site type reserved. Reservations cancelled within 3 days or less of the arrival date are subject to charge of ENTIRE LENGTH OF STAY BEING CANCELLED.
Dog Policy: vicious breeds not allowed, check website for specific breeds
NOTE: the Florida RV Supershow runs just prior to our January rally. January 17-22 at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa.
Spring Rally –East Asheville KOA, Asheville NC April 30-May 3, 2017 Last year's rally at the KOA was such fun we are going to do it again! Call 828-686-3121 to reserve!
This is a small family campground is situated in the bend of a big creek right next to the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York. There are lots of interesting things to do in the area or you can spend a day tubing around the bend and walking across the campground to do it again if you want! Check out their website for things to do.
SITES: 20 sites have been reserved for us close to the pavilion
COST: We are getting a 15% discount so our daily rate for the weekdays is $30.60. Weekends would be 39.10 daily if you are coming early/staying late.
RESERVATIONS: Please call the campground to reserve your spot: 1-888-461-2267
They are holding 20 full hookup spots closest to the pavilion. No deposit is required for holding these. We will be doing individual reservations and they will hold those 20 spots for us until 6/5/17.
Google satellite view shows that 10 of the spots closest to the pavilions are in an open field= no shade, but right next to the pavilion. The other 10 spots are well shaded, but on either side of the main road to the back (seasonal) sites.
There are cabins close to the pavilion.
The dates booked are currently arriving 6/19 and leaving out 6/23
The campground is dog friendly. They did not mention and breed restrictions. Leashes required and they *might* have a doggie play area done by then.
The owners are Mike and wife Sandy.
It is 14 miles to downtown they have a shuttle bus to take us to the train station if needed, but there is plenty of parking. It would be $5 person round trip. Also, there is a bar at the train station and it looks like the scenic trains *might* serve beer/wine.
The rent canoes/kayaks/ tubes and run a shuttle bus.
$15 tube rental for longer trip including shuttle
Fall Annual Rally –Branson MO, joint rally with the Western Club! September 25-30, 2017
Branson is an Ozark town in southwest Missouri known as a family vacation destination. Its 76 Country Boulevard is famously lined with theaters, which once hosted mostly country music performers but today present diverse entertainment. Also along the strip are the Marvel Cave, the Wild West-style Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction and Silver Dollar City, an 1800s-themed amusement park with live music.
LOCATION:Branson Lakeside RV Park, 300 South Boxcar Willie Drive, Branson, MO 65616 (located right on the White river, also called Lake Taneycomo - you can Trout fish from the edge of the park)
HOSTS: Jim and Marnie Weidmaier
SITES: 26 sites have been reserved
COST: The daily rate for the 5 days of the rally is $26. If someone wants to come early or stay over the rate is $35.36 per day, but if you stay 6 days the 7th is free.
RESERVATIONS: All inquiries and reservations should to be directed to Jim at email@example.com or 816-262-9638to eliminate double booking or confusion.
It's been five years since our last Branson Joint Rally and we're really excited to be returning. It will be a great opportunity to meet Chinookers from the Eastern Club. The Weidmaier's will provide a van to help move members to their points of interest and will also arrange transportation and tickets if the group agrees on a venue.
Check out all that's available in Branson: http://www.explorebranson.com/ (Once you've looked over the home page and "Exploring Branson" map, select the "Things to Do" link.)