Do you take family vacations during the summer? It’s always been one of our favorite parts of the summer months. And camping is the most affordable way to hit the road! I’ll share a few family campsite options.
Let’s go camping!
Whether you’re ready to set up a tent, traveling by RV, or renting a cabin, these 8 top family campsites are excellent places to camp with your crew!
Jellystone Park Camp-Resort
Hey, hey, hey! This Yogi-bear themed campground is perfect for families. Camp in tents, RVs, or cabins and bring your pets to this family-friendly location halfway between Denver and Colorado Springs.
Yogi Bear and Boo Boo come out of hibernation every day while the kids enjoy the plethora of activities available at this campground and resort.
Do You Prefer Tent or RV Camping
Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
700 acres along the Platte River, Mahoney State Park offers cabins, RV parking, and tent campgrounds.
Camp in seclusion and enjoy the peaceful ambiance with your family or take advantage of activities like horse rentals, a state of the art Aquatic Center, hiking, meals at the Lodge Restaurant and more.
Anastasia State Park
St. Augustine, Florida
Campsites at this state park are just a short walk from the beach. There are 139 RV and tent family campsite available on this property. Each campsite includes the following amenities: picnic table, in-ground grill, and a fire ring. All sites also have electricity and water.
The park also offers a lending library of books for children 4-9 for enhanced for bedtime stories on your camping trip!
Kiptopeke State Park
Cape Charles, Virginia
Have you ever wanted to camp in a yurt (part cabin, part tent)? This campground gives you a chance to do just that. Accommodations also include six-bedroom lodges, RV and tent sites, and a bunkhouse.
The park is located along Virginia’s eastern shore, once explored by Captain John Smith. Access to the Chesapeake Bay provides perfect fishing and swimming opportunities for your excursion.
Beach or Mountains
Narragansett, Rhode Island
The country’s smallest state is big on camping! Enjoy accommodations near Rhode Island state beaches such as Scarborough, Roger Wheeler, and Salty Brine.
This quiet campground has parking sites for RVs and tent areas. Enjoy basketball and tennis courts while you and your family have a laid back camping trip without all the flair and traffic.
South Shore Park
Lake Bastrop, Texas
A fisherman’s delight, South Shore Park features a 900-acre lake stocked with bass, crappie, perch, and catfish. Fish from shore or rent or bring your own boat.
Campsites are available for RV and tent campers and have water and electrical hookups. Mini cabins are also available.
One of the most popular things to do at South Shore is hike while birdwatching and enjoying the natural beauty of the park. Guided hikes are also free with park entry.
Where Do You Like to Camp
Honey Creek State Park
Honey Creek, IA
Honey Creek has 149 family campsite options. They also have lakefront access to make it a perfect destination for your family.
Boating, fishing, and hiking on or around Lake Rathbun are just a few activities to enjoy in the 828-acre park nestled in the 11,000-acre Rathbun Lake recreational complex.
Mount Rainier National Park, Washington
If your family is the adventurous type, campgrounds at Mount Rainier National Park give you a chance to experience tent camping in the forest.
There are still nearby flush toilets and amenities for the little ones, but you’ll definitely be ready to experience nature in its mountainous picturesque glory at this National Park.
With all the places to camp in the United States, it’s tough to find out which ones will be the best for your family.