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Los Angeles, California
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266 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have you noticed that county/state parks generally get better reviews than comparable private parks? I’m not sure why that is. We chose this location since we wanted to visit both Everglades NP and Biscayne NP and it is more or less equidistant to both. The campground is part of a large park which includes a lake and water park (not... More 

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Key West
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60 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

This little known gem is an urban county park/campground in the Cutler Ridge area south of Miami. It is adjacent to Zoo Miami and close to many of the attractions in the southern part of Miami. It is about 30 miles to the Keys. The campground is spacious, clean and laid out in a manner that maximizes open space. Each... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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193 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night here, and arrived late. The gate was 1/2 closed, so I had to open it to get the camper in, then I put it back when we were through. The night guard helped me pick out a spot, by having me climb on board his cart and he drive me around, nascar-style, to look at the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice, clean and quite. Tons of beautiful trails and plenty of nature. Water slide and natural beach lake. Very safe and centrally located next to the turnpike. Several restaurants, shops, gas and groceries very close by.

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brooksville, Florida, USA
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed May 12, 2016

We loved this campground. We stayed in the tent area which is mostly in the shade area and near bathrooms and the pool. Next time we will go later in the season so as to take advantage of the neighboring beach and picnic area.

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Canberra, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

While travelling around the US with kids there are two things I look for in an rv park - a pool and a playground. This RV park had advertised both along with a waterslide into a lake. You can imagine our annoyance when we pulled up to find the pool is only open on weekends and the playground and dilapidated... More 

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Ashville, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 27, 2016

After 4 weeks traveling and camping with my family and staying in state parks, county parks, national parks and private RV campgrounds I never felt as unwelcome as I did at Larry and Penny Thompson Park! We stayed here for 2 nights on our way to the Keys and could not wait to leave. For the most part the park... More 

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Sarasota
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights while passing through Miami on our way to the keys. Arriving at night was easy, except that finding the entrance off Eureka Rd was tricky in the dark. The security guard showed us to our campsite, and when we woke to find a beautifully tree-canopied park right next to Zoo Miami...it was perfect! The... More 

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Bermuda Run, NC
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74 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed February 24, 2016

Larry and Penny Thompson Park is a Rv'ers winter dream. Great park with mostly very good facilities. Good walking and biking, close to shopping and south Florida activities. The park caters to long term winter RVs. The sites are mostly very good with pods 10 & 11 being the worst. Price is great at $565 per month. The entire campground... More 

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South Fallsburg, New York
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148 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent 5 nights at this campgrounds. We were very surprised, considering it is in the middle of a residential neighborhood, at just how nice and quiet it was. All of the sites are very large and the ground is very flat. All of the roads are paved and the bathrooms/laundry rooms were very clean. The night... More 

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Additional Information about Larry and Penny Thompson Park

Address: 12451 Southwest 184 Street, Miami, FL 33177
Location: United States > Florida > Miami
Number of rooms: 440
Also Known As:
Larry And Penny Thompson Park Hotel Miami
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Pods 1 through 9 only”
 of 5 bubbles 483CharlesH, Feb 24, 2016 | Read review
“N/A--this is a campground (not a hotel); recommend selecting a site that is closer to the showers/bathrooms if you don't want a little walk.”
 of 5 bubbles RollTide315, Aug 4, 2015 | Read review
“If you want an unobstructed view of surrounding park go for pod one sites 10-15.”
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 of 5 bubbles AirborneShodan60, Apr 12, 2012 | Read review
“Not near the back fence! Kids band practice and gym class.”
 of 5 bubbles sport_paws, Dec 13, 2011 | Read review
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