After racing on the mile concrete raceway at Dover, Delaware, the NASCAR Sprint Cup series moves to the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania this week.
Drivers will tackle the 2.5 mile triangle shaped Pocono Raceway on Sunday with the running of the Party In The Poconos 400.
This race used to be known as the Pennsylvania 400, but underwent a name change this season.
76,000 fans will converge on the beautiful Pocono Mountains to enjoy the scenic surroundings and a weekend of racing action.
Plenty of those race fans will be camping either at the raceway or at the numerous campground located a short drive from the raceway.
Here are three such RV campgrounds that are near the raceway.
MOUNT POCONO CAMPGROUND
This campground has 160 sites for RV camping and is located eight miles from the raceway.
It has the following amenities for RV campers:
- Full hook-up sites with water and sewer for Fifth Wheels, Travel Trailers, Toy Haulers, Motorhomes
- 20-30-50 amp electric
- Modern bathhouses
- Fire rings at each site
- Entertainment center
- Heated swimming pools
Rates for race week range from $45-$55 daily and $225-$275 weekly.
For more information www.mtpoconocampground.com
This park for RV’s is located 12 miles from the raceway and has 315 sites, which include the following amenities:
- Full hook-up sites for Fifth Wheels, Travel Trailers, Toy Haulers, Motorhomes
- 20-30-50 amp electric
- Sites for double slideouts
- Dump station
- WiFi and cable TV
- Propane station
- Fire rings
Rates range from $30-$37 daily and $177-$222 weekly.
For more information www.poconovacationpark.com
Is located in the town of Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, which is 12 miles from the raceway.
This 125-site campground comes with the following:
- Full hookups for Fifth Wheels, Travel Trailers, Toy Haulers, Motorhomes
- Pull-thru sites with 50 amp electric
- New laundromat
- Modern bath facilities
- Free WiFi
Rates run from $44.50 to $46.50 daily and $595 per week.
For more information www.silvervalleycamp.com
POCONO RACEWAY CAMPING
Pocono Raceway offers a variety of RV camping options both inside the raceway or just outside.
Inside the raceway there are four camping options for RV’s and they are Fenceline, Preferred, Reserved or General Admission.
Along the outside of the raceway are the Trackside or Family RV areas for Fifth Wheels, Travel Trailers, Toy Haulers, Motorhomes.
RV camping at the raceway ranges from $200-$500 for up to four days of camping.
For more information www.poconoraceway.com
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