What is Pickleball?

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Pickleball is a paddle sport played with a whiffle ball on a badminton-sized court and a tennis-style net. Pickleball can be played as a singles or doubles game, the court and rules are the same for both. Here are the rules for the game: The Serve The serve must be made underhand. Paddle contact with the ball must be below the …

While we were staying at home during COVID-19……

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It feels good to work toward a new normal! While we were all doing our part to flatten the COVID curve, by staying in our homes, social distancing and missing our LVL family, there were things happening. The COVID-19 pandemic had an effect on staff and owners alike. While overnight reservations & public buildings had to be closed to follow …

Social Distancing in Nature

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic it has been recommended that people isolate themselves from others. Here are some tips to help you enjoy outdoor activities responsibly during COVID-19. 1. Follow the CDC guidelines even when you are out and about, even if you are in the outdoors. Avoid heavily populated areas, practice social distancing if you encounter other people, and bring …

Help Us Help You

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While most enjoy the time they spend at LVL, there are some Owners and visitors that experience something that is unsatisfactory to them. Here are some tips and suggestions to help us help you have a more enjoyable experience! Has an employee “wowed” you? Did they go out of their way to assist you? Did they demonstrate a good attitude? …

Winter Camping Safety Tips

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There is a difference between camping in the Summer and in the Winter. Although some of the tips might be the same, but there are a few things to remember that are unique to Winter camping. One really big difference is that there is a possibility of camping in the snow depending on where you choose to camp in the …

Camping on a Budget

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For approximately 40.5 million Americans, camping is a way to spend time with their families while getting away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The kids have activities, parents are busy at work and taking care of the household. Camping doesn’t have to be an expensive vacation. In fact, it can be very inexpensive with a little preparation! …

Cause memories aren’t made in front of the TV

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Nothing brings the family together like a camping trip. It’s a time when families get out of the house, away from the TV, and spend some quality time together. Yes, there may be scheduled family activities when you stay at LVL, but what if you want to do your own thing with your family and friends? I have some family …

De-Winterizing Your RV

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You already know what to do to get your rig ready for the winter season, but do you know what to do to get it ready for the spring and summer camping seasons? I have compiled a list of things to remember when preparing your rig for the prime camping season. As always, our friendly maintenance staff at LVL will …

Leave No Trace

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Do you know what the “Leave No Trace Principles” are? If you do, then you are ahead of the game! If not, I’m here to explain them! Basically, the principles help us to understand why and how we should leave no trace when out in nature—this includes camping! I’ll start by providing a little background on this movement, and where …

Camp Cooking Made Simple

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Campfire cooking can be a little tricky. I have great news! IT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE! Campfire cooking can be made much more simple with a little work. I have compiled some information and steps to help you spend less time during your camping trip cooking, and a little more time making memories! 1) Get Organized! First, make a meal …

Pet-Friendly Camping Tips

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Many of us have pets. Most of us like to camp. Some campers choose to have someone pet-sit for them while they are away, but a lot of campers choose to bring their pets with them on their trips. How do we make sure that we and our pets have a fun experience while camping? I have collected some information …