(June 11, 2021) Outdoor hospitality management firm Blue Water Development announced that it has assumed management of two sister campgrounds owned by Sun RV Resorts in coastal Maryland: Frontier Town RV Resort and Campground in Berlin and Fort Whaley RV Resort and Campground in Whaleyville. The management transition was made official on April 1.
These campgrounds, situated close to Ocean City and Assateague National Seashore, join Blue Water’s portfolio of 12 RV resorts in the East, and bring its tally of campgrounds on the Delmarva Peninsula to seven.
“These iconic campgrounds are part of Coastal Maryland’s decades-long family camping tradition, and it’s a special privilege for Blue Water to begin managing two great properties right in our backyard,” said Blue Water CEO Todd Burbage. “We look forward to continuing what Sun RV Resorts started with these destinations by providing guests with an elevated experience and continued opportunities to make cherished family memories at these unique properties for years to come.”
Frontier Town RV Resort and Campground has 688 spaces for RVs, cabins, and tents, all with elevated amenities. Frontier Town is a multi-attraction destination offering a water park, mini-golf, an arcade, and the renowned Western Experience theme park.
Fort Whaley RV Resort and Campground offers 210 total rentals for RVs, cabins, and tents. Amenities there including a heated pool, mini golf, an arcade, a fishing lake, and a free shuttle to Frontier Town and its water park.
Fort Whaley guests receive free admission to the water park and Western Experience park, as well as discounted access to other attractions in true sister campground fashion.
“The Frontier Town attractions have been synonymous with local family fun for decades, and we are thrilled to continue that tradition for guests at both campgrounds,” Burbage added.
Sun RV Resort locations across the country provide elevated RV, cabin, and tent camping sites with resort-style amenities at great destinations.
“Sun RV Resorts has a long-standing history with Blue Water,” said Nick DiBella, SVP of Sun RV Resorts. “We’ve been partners since 2013 and are excited to continue working together on two more incredible resorts. They are an exceptional operator and we trust them to deliver the same quality guest experience at two of our most popular family destinations – Fort Whaley and Frontier Town.
Bluewater recently assumed control of Cherrystone Family Camping Resort in Cape Charles, Va., Cherrystone boasts over 300 waterfront acres along the Chesapeake Bay and more than 690 campsites.”
Frontier Town RV Resort and Campground is open through Nov. 28 and is located at 8428 Stephen Decatur Highway, in Berlin
Fort Whaley RV Resort and Campground is open through Oct. 31 and is located at 11224 Dale Road, in Whaleyville.
Cherrystone Family Camping Resort is open year round and is located at 1511 Townfield Drive, Cape Charles in Virginia. Book online at https://www.cherrystone.com/virginia-campgrounds/ or call (757) 331-3063.
Founded by Jack and Todd Burbage in 2002, Blue Water specializes in developing and managing campgrounds, hotels, and attractions. Blue Water’s integrated approach to marketing, revenue management, and operations has quickly established itself as a hospitality industry leader.
With two dozen resort-area properties in East Coast states from Maine to Florida, the Blue Water family is committed to creating elite assets, delivering exceptional guest experiences, and enhancing the communities we serve. To learn more, visit BWDC.com.
Sun RV Resorts is a division of Sun Communities which owns, operates, or has an interest in 562 developed MH, RV and marina properties comprising over 151,600 developed sites and nearly 38,800 wet slips and dry storage spaces in 39 states and Ontario, Canada.
Established in 1975, Sun Communities became a publicly owned corporation in December, 1993. The company is a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol: SUI.
Sun Communities has twice been honored by the Manufactured Housing Institute as winner of the “Community Operator of the Year” award. The award is emblematic of Sun Communities’ focus on professional management at the community level.
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