As the summer threatens to come to an end on us, the last minute rush to fill up the remaining weeks with activities and fun has begun. We all want to squeeze in one last weekend rv trip with the family before it’s back to school, back to running kids to and from sports, and back to the grind. If you’re looking for a great place to park the rv and enjoy some time away, then maybe you’ll want to try one of these top eleven best rv campgrounds we found on countryliving.com as determined by gorving.com! Whether you prefer rustic, family friendly, or luxurious, they have covered all of the bases. Read on…
Rustic and Beautiful:
Fernwood Resort, Big Sur, CA Established in 1932, this campground is nestled among the redwoods, yet close to the towering seaside cliffs of Big Sur. Offering rustic yet beautiful tent sites, adventure tents, RV sites, and cabins with kitchens and bathrooms, this campground also has a general store, bar and grill.
Pecan Park Campground, San Marcos, TX Set among beautiful pecan trees next to the San Marcos River, a scenic river tubing location situated between Austin and San Antonio, this campground includes tent sites, RV sites, and park model RVs, all with scenic views.
Schatzi’s 4 Seasons Resort,Wascott, WI This secluded North Woods campground has a beautiful view of Cranberry Lake, which is popular for fishing and boating. In addition to RV sites, the resort has two rental cabins that are available year-round. The campground is also home to the Chipmunk Bar & Grill, which cooks up hearty meals like barbecued pork ribs and half-pound hamburgers.
Silver Lake Campground, June Lake, CA This bare-bones Forest Service campground is located next to Silver Lake in one of the most scenic locations in the eastern Sierra Nevada mountains. Often used as a base camp for fishing, boating, hiking ,and horseback riding trips, the campground has RV and tent sites, flush toilets, and bear-proof trashcans.
Family Friendly Fun:
Beaver Dam Campground, Berwick, ME Located in southern Maine, this campground is situated on a 20-acre spring-fed pond, and offers boat and bicycle rentals as well as organized family activities for all ages, from crafts to fishing derbies. Bonus: it’s also pet friendly.
Jellystone Park Camp-Resort at Kozy Rest, Harrisville, PA This campground is one of the most highly rated parks in the Jellystone Park system. In addition to having an extensive activities program, there are many activities to keep the kids occupied—chocolate slip-and-slide anyone? This campground offers RV and tent sites as well as park model RV rentals and yurts.
Keen Lake Camping & Cottage Resort, Waymart, PA Family owned and operated since 1954, this scenic resort hosts an exhaustive schedule of activities, including a mystery weekends for kids, a Princess weekend in July, matchbox car races, and more. In addition to RV and tent sites, the resort has a wide range of rental units, from RVs to a three-bedroom, two-story rustic cottage located on a four-acre island accessible only by boat.
Ventura Ranch KOA, Santa Paula, CA This campground, located about an hour-long drive north of Los Angeles, features fully furnished park model RVs as well as teepees and safari tents. Activities include a rock climbing wall, a pedal cart track, and an 800-foot zipline, reportedly the longest campground zipline in the country.
Emerald Desert RV Resort, Palm Desert, CA This Coachella Valley resort features temperature controlled swimming pools as well as on-site massage services and more. The resort also hosts special events, from pet parades and high teas to happy hours and tribute band concerts. Other fun amenities include tennis and pickleball courts, as well as a putting green and driving range.
Lake George RV Park, Lake George, NY This resort features RV sites as well as a variety of rental units, including park model RVs. On-site amenities include an adult fitness center and a playhouse that offers a variety of entertainment, from juggling acts and nature programs with exotic animals to comedy and magic shows.
Sun N Fun Carefree RV Resort, Sarasota, FL This resort features RV sites as well as park model RV rentals and units for sale. You’ll also find an 18,000-square foot spa and wellness center with an indoor swimming pool, infrared sauna, and steam room, plus something not typically found at RV resorts: A “neurogym” equipped with computer programs and equipment that helps people learn how to reduce their stress and improve their mental wellbeing.
For more information on planning your next camping trip, visit gorving.com where you’ll find travel advice, suggested routes, campfire recipes, and so much more.
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