Crossville, TN to Berlin, OH

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Crossville, TN to Berlin, OH

Berlin, OH – Events of Tuesday, July 1 to Thursday, July 3, 2014

We pulled out of Spring Lake RV Tuesday morning and headed for an overnight stop at Whispering Hills RV Park in Georgetown, KY just north of Lexington. At almost 5 hours, it was a longer drive than we usually like to make. We also lost an hour going from Central to Eastern Time, so we didn’t arrive until about 2:15 EDT.

Whispering Hills RV Park has about 220 full hookup sites with 30/50-amp electric. Most of the sites are back-ins, but there are a couple of dozen pull-throughs. However, most of the pull-throughs are rather short, and only about half of them will allow you to park and remain hooked up to your toad or tow vehicle. Even though we got one of the longer pull-throughs, we had to park with the front of the motor home hanging out on the road on one end and the car hanging out on the other. Fortunately, the roads are wide enough for other vehicles to pass.

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Our site at Whispering Hills

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View of some of the other sites on the row behind us

The gravel roads are somewhat bumpy in spots. The pads are also gravel, and they’re nice and level. The site spacing isn’t too bad for a private campground.

The campground has a nice pool, and there is free Wi-Fi. However, the Wi-Fi was slow so we used Verizon. There was a fairly good 4G signal, but even Verizon was a little slow at times.

Whispering Hills is a couple of miles from the nearest interstate exit, but it is close to the interstate itself so there was a good bit of traffic noise. It was hot when we were there, so we ran the air all day and all night which helped drown out the whine of the trucks on the interstate.

On Wednesday morning, we headed out to Berlin, OH in the heart of Ohio’s Amish Country where we’ll be spending the summer. At 5 hours, It was another drive that was a little farther than we usually like to go in a day. Although there are a couple of other campgrounds in and near Berlin, we always stay at Scenic Hills RV Park. It is run by a …