b'OWNERS PERSPECTIVE nBY RON BARGERSpacious Skies Minute Man Benefits from Boston TourismOne of 13 campground properties owned by Spacious Skies Camp-grounds headquartered in New Jersey, Spacious Skies Minute Man in Littleton, Mass., is located just outside of Boston and remains a popular destination campground for those visiting or working in the metro area.Minute Man was one of our earlier acquisitions, explained Kate Thompson, director of communications for the company that specializes in acquiring and running campgrounds on the East Coast of the U.S. Our most recent is in South Carolina. Minute Man is a popular one. It has a great location right by Boston and is a little unique in the collection of campgrounds we own, in that it is closer to an urban attraction. But we make sure the campgrounds we add to our collections are near other points of interest and local attractions.She added that Spacious Skies is finding that people who are traveling, either internationally or across the country, want to make sure they get to see Boston but want to have a nice, quiet outdoor setting and more of a camping theme to their trip.Its the best of both worlds at Minute Man, said Thompson. Weve seen people come from all over the globe with Boston on their itinerary, Spacious Skies Minute Man attracts campers from all over the world due to its close location to Boston.who want to stay in this peaceful wooded setting. Its surrounded by shade trees and a lot of the sites are under trees to give a wild feel, yet its just 30 minutes from the city.The park has 93 RV sites and seven rustic cabins. We have all types of sites from pull-through, back-inetc. she said. We can accommodate most sized rigs. We have 20-, 30- and 50-amp hookups and each site has a picnic table, a fire ring, water and electricity. Many are full hookups. We also have some tent sites and rustic cabins all conveniently located near the bathhouse. Walden Pond is also nearby, and Boston is accessible with public transportation in about a half hour, which many people love, added Thompson. When it comes to staffing, we have an onsite general man-ager who lives on the property and a maintenance manager. They just happen to be married, so theyre both there around the clock. We also have staff for the front desk, housekeeping and maintenance that varies When Spacious Skies Campgrounds bought the park they focused on improving different features and havethroughout the season.big plans for the future.She explained that the 2022 season was great and many of the regular campers continued to return under the new management.WOODALLSCM.com April 2023 35'