Campers at Carrollwoods Campground at Grapefull Sisters Vineyard

We think Camping is the coolest outdoor recreational activity in the world.  It is fun for all ages and getting into the camping world is the best base for other nature based activities.   That is why my family and I started and opened Carrollwoods Campground and RV Park a few years ago as an addition to the vineyard already on site.   The name of the vineyard is Grapefull Sisters and there is also a three room inn as well, Inn d’ Vine.

 

Camping at Carrollwoods a myrtle beach campground

Camping can be done on the cheap in a tent or no shelter at all, (which I have done many times), or with high end motor coaches some costing hundreds of thousands of dollars.   Camping tents are great in three seasons here.  In the winter your camping gear needs to be more like an RV.   The camping gear I chose when I was young was tent camping then I got married and started a family so now our camping world has walls.  We do love the heat in our camper and having a modern amenity like a bathroom is also convenient.  Whichever you choose, you are welcome to camp here at Carrollwoods.  Wigwam, tent, tin can, or motor home, all are welcome in the camping world of fun.

Carrollwoods is a privately owned campground and RV park.  We support our family with the payments campers make in exchange for the amenities and space at our campground.  State Parks and public lands offer discounted or free use of land and are supported by our tax dollars to tent camp or RV Camp.  With the right camping gear, you can try them all.

You will usually find activities for the entire family when camping.  At CarrollWoods we have games for the kids, woods, trails, fishing pone and even wine tasting for the grown-ups. Also, coming for summer 2013, is a SWIMMING POOL!  Best of all is the slow pace where your family or just the two of you can enjoy a sunset or a moon lit night.  Nature is one of the best ways to bring people together and camping gets people into nature.  The world of camping is waiting for you.  Get the right camping gear, find the right camping spot, and enjoy.

Here is check list for RV Camping Gear:

RV Camping Gear – Bed & Bath Checklist

  • First Aid Kit – Make it a great one!
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Sleeping bags
  • Bedding
  • Hand lotion and soap
  • Towels
  • RV Holding Tank Chemicals
  • Insect repellent spray and pest strips
  • Deodorant
  • Face Cloths
  • Lip stuff
  • Beach Towels
  • Tissues and wet wipes
  • Aspirin
  • Suntan lotion
  • Mouse traps
  • Toiletry kit
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Nail clippers
  • Hair brush/comb
  • Toilet Paper – Single Ply
  • Dental Floss
  • Necessary medicines
  • Scissors
  • Feminine napkins/supplies
  • Mouthwash
  • Paper cups

RV Camping Gear- Clothing Checklist

  • Boots
  • Gloves
  • Gaiters
  • Rain Suit
  • Shirts
  • Socks
  • Sunglasses
  • Underwear (insulated, long johns)
  • Camp shoes/slippers
  • Down vest
  • Jeans
  • Jacket
  • Hat
  • Coat
  • Pants
  • Shorts
  • Socks
  • Sweat shirt
  • Sweater
  • Swimming suit
  • T-shirts
  • Underwear
  • Wind breaker

Camping Gear – Kitchen Supplies Checklist

  • Baking soda
  • Can opener
  • Electric coffee pot and filters
  • Storage containers
  • Cooking pot set with pot lids
  • Food chopper/processor – electric
  • Table Cloth
  • Tea Towels
  • Cleaning Cloths
  • Broom
  • Dust pan
  • Whisk Broom
  • Mop
  • Bucket
  • Glass cleaner
  • Soft Scrub
  • Sharp Knives
  • Knife sharpening stone
  • Measuring cups
  • Misc. kitchen tools and gadgets
  • Mixer, small hand-held electric
  • Paper napkins
  • Paper towels
  • Pie & baking tins
  • Paper plates
  • Paper bowls
  • Aluminum foil
  • Zip lock bags
  • Plastic wrap
  • Trash bags
  • Matches
  • Dish detergent
  • Pot holders
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Serving bowls
  • Sugar or substitute
  • Table settings (plates, cups, silverware)
  • Disposable baking/roasting bags
  • Toaster
  • Trash can and trash liners
  • Trash bags
  • Frying pan
  • Large pot
  • Steamer insert
  • Dishpan, plastic
  • Cutting board
  • Knife Sharpener
  • Measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons
  • 1 doz. egg plastic carrier
  • Tablecloth holders
  • Large bread knife
  • Paper plate holders
  • Tablecloth
  • Dish cloth
  • Dish towels
  • Stove-top toaster
  • Bottle opener
  • Sponges
  • Scrub pads
  • Stove-top coffee pot and filters
  • Ladle
  • Tongs
  • Serving spoons
  • Wooden stirring spoon
  • Good Spatula for grill
  • Corkscrew for Grapefull Sisters Wine

Camping Gear – Miscellaneous Items Checklist

  • Chairs – folding
  • Table – folding
  • Cooler with Wine
  • Thermos
  • Fishing equipment
  • GPS
  • J-B Weld
  • Elmer’s Glue
  • Vehicle Registration and Insurance information
  • Laundry soap and softener
  • Gas lantern & mantles
  • Gas Stove w/bottle
  • Multiple outlet electric cord
  • Water hose and nozzle
  • Water jugs and 12 volt transfer pump
  • Outdoor rug
  • Rope
  • Alarm clock
  • Hatchet
  • Axe
  • Chainsaw
  • Army foxhole shovel
  • Books/magazines
  • Bungee cords
  • Eyeglass repair kit
  • Paper clips
  • Pens, pencils and marking pens
  • Playing cards and games
  • Pocket knife
  • Rubber bands
  • Plastic wire ties
  • Bailing wire
  • B-B-Q Grill – Charcoal
  • Charcoal and lighter
  • Campground directories
  • Emergency road kit with approved triangle reflectors & flares
  • Extension cords
  • Tarp
  • Extra bulbs, fuses
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Garden hose w/nozzle
  • Hydraulic jack suitable for weight of your vehicle
  • Leveling blocks, boards & chocks
  • Matches & lighter
  • Rags
  • Umbrella
  • Rubber gloves
  • Sewer hose with hookup fittings
  • Tire pressure gage
  • Compass
  • Battery lantern
  • Heater
  • Flashlight(s)
  • Battery jumper cables
  • Battery distilled water
  • Flashlight batteries
  • Dirty clothing stuff sack
  • 3M waterproofing spray
  • Solar shower
  • Port-a-potty or empty quart milk jug w/cap
  • Vacuum – Dustbuster/small ShopVac
  • Camera & lots of film
  • Cellular phone
  • CB radios
  • Chopsticks
  • Contact lenses and solution
  • Snake bite kit
  • Tapes/CDs
  • Watch
  • Drivers license
  • GPS
  • Mosquito coils
  • Cash and checkbook
  • Credit cards
  • Phone cards
  • Travelers checks
  • Reading glasses
  • Sewing kit
  • Battery radio

RV Camping Gear – Tools Checklist

  • Electrical tape
  • WD-40
  • Emergency warning light (trouble light)
  • Fuses
  • Hammer
  • Jumper cables
  • Leatherman Multi-tool
  • Pliers – Channel Lock
  • Pliers (needle nose)
  • Pliers (standard)
  • Screwdrivers (assorted)
  • Socket set
  • Crowbar
  • Tape, Teflon
  • Tire inflater
  • Tire patch/plug kit
  • Tire pressure gage
  • Tire Pump – Hand/Foot
  • Vice Grip Pliers
  • Wire and alligator clips
  • Wrenches – Combination
  • Wrenches – Crescent 4” and 10”
  • Wrenches – Metric
  • Wrench (spark plug)
  • Spare parts as desired
  • Rubber gloves
  • Tool box
  • Duct tape
  • Wheel lug wrench
  • Vehicle/trailer jack
  • Diagonal Pliers – Dikes
  • Tin snips
  • Small measuring tape
  • Hacksaw & spare blades
  • Allen wrench /hex key sets
  • Pocket knife
  • Hammers standard & ball peen
  • Small electric drill & bits
  • Volt ohm meter
  • Small soldering iron
  • Solder
  • Vehicle radiator/heater hose
  • DC test light
  • Hose clamps selection 1/2 in. to 3 in.
  • Grease
  • Small plastic jars of nuts, bolts, nails, screws & washers
  • Saber saw and blades
  • Vehicle Fluids – Washer, Oil, Transmission Fluid, Brake Fluid