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Harbortown RV Resort

Monroe, Michigan


14931 Laplaisance Rd
Monroe, Michigan 48161
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Sites: 250
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 41.88723
Longitude: -83.39613

Elevation: 586' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen yes
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails no
  • Rec Room Rec Room yes
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking yes
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf yes
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts yes
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access no

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Review Count: 106
States Visited: 36
Helpful Reviews: 20

Date of Stay: September, 2019 - $55.00
Overall Rating:

A very clean, nice campground right off I-75 about 30 miles south of Detroit in Monroe. Roads are paved and pads are concrete or asphalt. The pads are only a little wider than your RV and there is no paved patio area. Sites are level, spacious with a tree and nice grass between sites, picnic table and fire ring. There is a pool, basketball and sand volleyball courts, playground and horseshoe area. About 1/2 the sites have sewer and 50amp and most of the rest are no sewer and 30amp. About 2/3 of the sites are backins and rest pull throughs. Sites are long enough for your rig and tow but they seam to allow 2 cars with the second parked on the grass. There is a dump station. Most sites can access satellite. One side of the park borders a golf course, another a wetlands area, another a sport park and finally a field next to a railroad with occasional noise. Wifi was very good. They pick up your trash. We camped at Harbortown RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
61
Site Surface
Concrete, Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 31
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2019 - $61.00
Overall Rating:

Very nice park. Nice sites with paved roads and sites. The sites are close together. The pool area is very nice. There is a small store at the office where you can get firewood and supplies. Close to golfing, shopping and fishing. Nice walking path. WiFi was okay for email. We camped at Harbortown RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
107
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Day trip to Toledo. Shopping in downtown Monroe.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2019 - $58.00
Overall Rating:

This is a nice clean RV Resort with excellent utilities and staff. That being said, we don't intend to ever go back. My wife and I camped there on a Friday and Saturday night with some friends from our neighborhood who absolutely love camping here. Unfortunately, my wife and I didn't necessarily share their affection for this property. This place is awesome if you like tons of kids and major amounts of campfire smoke; if not, you'll probably share in the experience that we tolerated this weekend. We generally stay away from parks that offer seasonal rates because we prefer to be around travelers like us that have raised our children and want to enjoy a more peaceful experience. The seasonal campers were not the problem here; it's the want-to-be seasonals that are the problem. These folks took over everything; I mean everything. We were challenged to even back into our site because the folks decided they owned the road for their Corn-Hole, pitch and catch, pretty much everything! I was just wanting them to get out of the way so I could back in but the didn't they seem to grasp that. I also have to mention the dump station. Terrible! Only small rigs can get into it and the location is at the exit which blocks the road so no one can leave. We ended up following another rig through the grass to get out! Apparently they had been there before. Again, we don't plan to go back but it is a nice park if you like that "party" atmosphere. Make sure you are in a full hookup site. Lots of scheduled activities. Clean pool, camp store, cafe, mini golf, and go carts. Very kids friendly. We camped at Harbortown RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
93
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2019 - $46.00
Overall Rating:

This was just a stop getting to another point. Park is very kid friendly with activities. Little shade, train goes by often but didn't disturb our sleep. Paved sites, laundry 3.25. We camped at Harbortown RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Site Details

Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle

Campground Details

Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 98
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 27

Date of Stay: August, 2019 - $55.00
Overall Rating:

Physically, this park definitely qualifies as a resort. Lots of sites (about 250), concrete pads, asphalt interior roads that are big rig friendly, lots of grass, plenty of room between neighbors and lots and lots of things for the kids to do. Activities galore (especially on the weekends). All this plus daily garbage pick-up service at your site. But where my rating for this park falls from a 10 to a 6 is in all the extra charges that can be tacked on...extra $ for sewer, extra $ for 50-amp electric, extra $ for each guest/visitor, extra $ for staying over a holiday, extra $ for an additional car, and worst of all, extra $ for a pull-thru site. BUT, they don't charge extra for the frequent train horn noise at the crossing just behind the park. I guess if I'd read the website info closer, I wouldn't have been so surprised at check-in, because they sure didn't mention any of this on the reservation confirmation sheet. Would we stay here again? At this point it's debatable. But if we did, probably not on a summer weekend and definitely not over a holiday. We camped at Harbortown RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
61
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2019 - $70.00
Overall Rating:

All paved park! Very well managed and clean throughout. Nice pool for the kids. Will definitely stay here again! We camped at Harbortown RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Site Details

Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 32
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: May, 2019 - $48.00
Overall Rating:

Prices are high. For $48 we did not have sewer. The dump is very tight to get into. Sites are beautiful with concrete pads and grass and trees between each one. Everything is very well kept. We would return here again. At $3.25 per load, the price of laundry is also high. The office had directions to everything you need. We camped at Harbortown RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Perfect spot to visit the Ford Museum.

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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: September, 2018 - $69.00
Overall Rating:

We love, love, love Harbortown. We've stayed here many times and plan to do so again this year. It's always clean with lots of activities. We especially love coming here at Halloween because almost everyone participates, the kids collect lots of candy, and it's hard to visit all the sites within the one hour allowed for Trick or Treat. I'm writing this review because Site #103 is the worst site that we've stayed in so far. It is an end space right across from the bathroom and showers, so that's a plus, but it borders the main road and faces ALL the car and pedestrian traffic. This is especially annoying in the evening if you have a campfire, because you will be blinded by car headlights. If you sit outside during the day, there is zero sense of privacy. The lawn area also seemed much smaller than the other end sites along the road. We will specifically ask NOT to be put in this site ever again. We camped at Harbortown RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
103
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $48.00
Overall Rating:

One of the best options when visiting Detroit. It takes between 45 minutes to one hour to get to Motor City from the campground. The campground is nice, clean, has great customer service. Great full hookups, concrete pads, picnic tables, fire rings. Nice swimming pool, basketball, sand volleyball court as well. The negatives for me were the sites we're close together which made us feel we we're in a sea of RV's. The campground just feels a little generic and lacks character. No mature trees or anything that gives it a campground feel. More of an RV park. I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again, but it is not a memorable spot. We camped at Harbortown RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
87
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Close to Kroger for groceries, but not much in the area. We drove an hour each way to Detroit most days.

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Review Count: 62
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $49.00
Overall Rating:

This is a HUGE park, paved roads, paved pretty level sites and overall well kept. Many things for the kids to do, but some are not open yet as it is early in the season. We are on the south side of the park and right next to the train tracks, so everywhere in this park you will hear a train at some point. So far it has not been a problem, during the weekend, don't know how it is during the work week. We camped at Harbortown RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
167
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 65
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $31.00
Overall Rating:

Stayed 1 night on Passport rate of 31.00 for a pull thru, paved roads, concrete pull thru, level. Expanded cable, very good wifi. Some train noise. lots of amenities which we did not use. We would stay here again. We camped at Harbortown RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2018 - $24.00
Overall Rating:

Great place to stay, wonderful people that work there. Very clean and well maintained, water is really good and other hookups worked great. We had a site that even had cable! We would definitely go back when in the area. Some people have a problem with prices, however please keep in mind this is a resort with many amenities and activities. We enjoyed the people that work there and we will miss them. We camped at Harbortown RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
53
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $57.00
Overall Rating:

This was our third Halloween visit. Many people decorate their campsite quite elaborately, and the kids come back with a huge haul of candy. (It can be hard to get through all of the campsites during the one hour Trick or Treat unless you move quickly LOL.) Almost everyone gives away candy, though most don't decorate extensively (we didn't decorate at all). The kids' activities are nice as well and separated by younger/older age groups. Crafts during the weekend that we visited included painting pumpkins and making Halloween bags (colored nice canvas bags with markers). There was a small charge for the activities - $4 for the pumpkin painting and $7 for the canvas bags (which I thought was well worth it). They had a 50/50 raffle (drawn during the Saturday night costume party - no need to be present because they will post the winning tickets outside of the office the next day). They also had a "guess the pumpkin weight" (for adults, who can win a one-night stay), and a "guess the number of candy corn pieces" in a container for the kids (for an undisclosed prize). While we didn't use the showers this time, we have done so during two of our Halloween visits when we owned a travel trailer that didn't have its own shower. They were always clean and well-maintained. There are other things for kids to do beyond the organized activities, and they also have a small, paved walking path at the back of the campground. We camped at Harbortown RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Near the River Raisin National Battlefield Park (War of 1812)

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $54.00
Overall Rating:

This is my first negative post I have written in the 5 yrs. that we have been traveling.  We planed to stay at this park for 3 days but left after 2 and would have left sooner if we could have found another park, we couldn't wait to get out of this place. First of all the streets are very narrow with trees limbs hanging out into the roads. We were given a site that we couldn't get into because of the trees, we went to the office and they gave us two other sites to choose from, we were told to pick the one that works the best and call the office and give them our selection. We called to give them the site number of the one that would work and we were now told it wasn't available? They said people had reservations and were coming in later that day or the following day and we couldn't have the one we selected from the sites they gave us, I reminded them we also had reservations that we made seven months in advance and they were told at the time that we had a 45ft  motorhome, it wasn't my fault they assigned us a site that wasn't adequate for our MH.  I refuse to scratch the sides of our motorhome trying to park in a site that is not adequate for our size MH. When leaving the park after two days the park was half empty....I don't know what happened to all those so-called reservations. The truth of the matter is the owners are very argumentative and they certainly are not customer friendly, read carefully some of the other reviews and you will understand. Do yourself a favor and choose a different park. We camped at Harbortown RV Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
97
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Not big enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 92
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 25

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $54.00
Overall Rating:

Nice park with level sites very convenient to highway and town. If you're a golfer there's a nice course next door. Had plenty of room on our sites; we had to change 3 times because we decided to stay longer that originally anticipated. Wifi was great at our original site (139) but not so great at the others a bit farther from the office. Nice pool. Only issues we had was noise from other campers and it seems they do not have security after hours. A group near us was up at their campfire at 4:45 a.m. and continued that night until 2 a.m. the next morning. Passport America discount is limited. Not all sites have sewer and cable. We camped at Harbortown RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
139
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Be sure to check your rate if using Passport America - we were given it at first then told we had a balance before we left.

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