• Fishing, Fishing and More Fishing at this RV Park

    If you love fishing and you love the country, Stonebridge RV Park and Resort is the perfect place to spend some time this year.

    Fishing is so relaxing.

    Who doesn’t like to kick back beside a pretty lake and throw a line for a couple hours? You can start by setting up your lawn chair, close enough to have a seat while you wait for that bite. Open your tackle box and set it by your chair, so if you need something it’s right there handy.

    Here are some of the specific items you’ll need while fishing.

    You’ll for sure want to have either live bait, dead bait, or lures. Depending on what you’re hoping to catch, that’s how you’ll decide what you bait you’ll use. When you catch the fish, you’ll most likely need a net. Pliers are also necessary in case the fish swallows the hook. Some fishermen like to have a pair of gloves handy just for such purposes. Other items that you’ll want to be sure and have in your tackle box are extra line, hooks, and weights.

    And don’t forget about some of the more “convenient” items to bring along fishing. A wide-brimmed hat to keep some shade over your face and a pair of sunglasses so the glare of the water doesn’t blind you. Also, you’ll want something refreshing to drink while you kick back and relax.

    Don’t forget to read up on the park’s guidelines before you head out to the lake and pond.

    At Stonebridge all fishing is catch-and-release, so guests of all ages can enjoy fishing for years to come. Because of this rule, you’ll find some monster fish! Be sure to have your camera handy for those quick pictures before you release your catch back into the water.

    It’s so nice to see so many different people, from small children to grandparents, having fun fishing while they visit the park. It’s just one of the great amenities the visitors and long-term guests get to enjoy.

  • Long-Term vs. Short-Term RV Park Differences

    Traveling full time may mean you’re staying long-term at many parks & resorts. For this reason, you’ll want specific amenities that will meet your needs.

    Long-term parks offer many amenities other resorts don’t.

    Full-time RVers or those relocating temporarily for work require more amenities. Having access to grocery items, laundry services, exercise facilities, extended site space and more privacy are important. Let’s take a look at each of these and why they matter.

    Access to groceries on a regular basis is a must when you’re traveling long-term.

    Full-time RVers tend to cook meals frequently rather than eating out. Not only does eating out cost more, it’s definitely not as healthy. Finding a variety in restaurant choices also poses challenges. For these reasons, cooking meals is more appealing. Having access to fresh groceries is a paramount factor for RVers staying in one place for long periods of time.

    Laundry services is also a vital amenity when choosing a long-term RV site.

    With limited storage space for clothing, RVers need access to washers and dryers. Some professionals may prefer a wash and fold service, or even dry-cleaning. Some executive RV parks offer pick-up and delivery laundry services, or even have this service on-site. One park that boasts a lovely laundry facility with room to work and relax is Stonebridge RV Park in Sweeny, Texas.

    Exercising while traveling is key to living healthy.

    Many RV parks and resorts have state of art exercise facilities. RVers who travel for work especially look for this amenity. Being able to get a workout in even when the weather is terrible outside is crucial to maintaining a life-balance. Easy RV, one of our partners in the travel industry, highlights Steve Kamb, who founded Nerd Fitness, in this awesome blog.

    Last, but certainly not the least important to long-term RVers, is adequate privacy.

    Travelers who need to stay in a particular area for longer lengths of time, look for a little more space. Understandably, if you’re staying in one spot for awhile, you’ll want more privacy than the average RV park offers.¬†Some parks have special spots they reserve for long-term guests or shift-workers. If you’re planning to stay in one location be sure to let the manager know when making your reservation, so they can assign you the most advantageous site.