It’s time to start planning your summer camping road trips! Choosing a destination can be easy, finding a campsite to stay at is the hard part. It can be a challenge to find a campground that offers everything you’re looking for, from full hookups to kid-friendly activities or luxury campgrounds to budget-friendly sites. We looked at campgrounds with top reviews on Google and have gathered a list of nine of the best campgrounds in the U.S. to help you discover what you’re looking for.
1. North Texas Jellystone Park
North Texas Jellystone Park is a great family-fun camping destination because of all the on-site activities. It’s easy to keep the whole family entertained at this campground. They have all the classic camping games like cornhole, horseshoes, tetherball, volleyball and basketball as well as more unique activities as well. Jellystone Park even offers activities such as a family escape room, a lost maze, movie times, candy bar bingo, and a family climbing area. The climbing area includes a rope swing, spider walk and climbing wall. If you prefer to stay active, there are scavenger hunts, gaga ball, paintball and laser tag. RV sites start at $82 a night.
2301 S Burleson Blvd., Burleson, TX 76028
2. Durango RV Resort
Durango RV Resort is located in California on the Sacramento River. If you’re looking for a classy RV resort with awesome amenities, Durango RV resort is the way to go. They offer a fitness center, basketball, tennis, bocce ball and a putting green. After playing all day, you can relax by the pool, hot tub or at the spa! Durango RV Resort is also pet-friendly including a dog run and dog wash to pamper your furry travel buddies. It also offers convenient pull-through spots that can handle RVs of any size. RV sites start at $56 a night.
100 Lake Ave., Red Bluff, CA 96080
3. Cherry Hill Park
Cherry Hill Park in College Park, Maryland, offers the perfect mix of active and relaxing amenities on-site. If you’re looking to unwind, you can check out the two pools, one features a fountain and beach walk in. There is also a hot tub and a sauna. Cherry Hill Park is a very pet-friendly campground with a dog park and dog run, as well as a dog walking service. They also offer sightseeing sessions that teach you what is a must-see while visiting D.C. Cherry Hill Park is an active park with a mini golf course, fishing pond, gym, outdoor fitness center, gaga ball and basketball. And to keep your kids entertained, you can take them to the on-site splash park, enjoy tractor rides, summer movie nights, ping-pong and gem mining where you can find fossils, gemstones and more. Propane delivery and 24-hour laundry are a few of the convenient amenities offered at the park. RV sites start at $82 a night.
9800 Cherry Hill Rd., College Park, MD 20740
4. Bella Terra of Gulf Shores
Bella Terra of Gulf Shores is for those that prefer fitness and the full spa treatment. The park is full of luxury amenities. The pool is a zero-entry, infinity edged pool with a jacuzzi. It also has a dry sauna and fitness center to help you stay in shape and relax. Besides the typical camping activities like catch and release fishing, they also offer daily activities and events that are perfect for the whole family to bond. On rainy days, you can spend time in the private movie theater or take advantage of the free WI-FI access. Bella Terra has fenced in dog parks, so your furry friend can run and play freely. RV sites start at $51 a night.
101 Viabella Terra Foley, Alabama 36535
5. Desert Shores Motorcoach Resort
Desert Shores Motorcoach Resort is located in Indio, California and is the perfect campground for the active glamper. They offer a pool, fitness center and tennis. At the end of the day, you can dance the night away on their stage with a dance floor. Desert Shores also has a doggie park to keep your dog’s active and social with other dogs. It is a very luxurious site that offers month-long leases with access to a private pool and hot tub. You can even lease a whole villa with a private pool and hot tub. Some spaces include fire pits as well. RV sites start at $3,800 per monthly lease period.
48-170 Hjorth St., Indio, CA 92201
6. Everglades Isle
The Everglades Isle is an RV resort that makes you feel like you’re in a luxury hotel. There is an 8,500 square foot clubhouse with resort-style pool and tropical sun deck as well as a billiards table, fitness center, spa and full-service bar. It also offers full-hookups, free cable and WI-FI, laundry facilities and even an on-site movie theater. Everglades Isle also has an on-site spa and salon. You can get your hair, nails and makeup done at the salon and a massage or facial at the spa. RV sites start at $115 a night.
803 Collier Ave., Everglades City, FL 34139
7. Las Vegas Motorcoach Resort
Las Vegas Motorcoach Resort has a variety of activities and amenities you can participate in from the outdoors to relaxing or indoor activities. If you’re in the mood to chill out, you can stop by the massage rooms, saunas, resort-style pool, tanning pool, whirlpools or theater. If you want to be more active, you can take advantage of the fitness center, 9-hole putting course, tennis court or the pickleball court. Las Vegas Motorcoach Resort also offers a card room, a billiards room and library. When it's time for dinner, be sure to stop by the 50’s theme diner on-site. RV sites start at $70 a night.
8175 Arville St., Las Vegas, NV 89139
8. Mountain Views at Rivers Edge
Mountain Views at River Edge is the perfect campground for families who love to be active and out in nature. They offer hiking, rafting, fishing, horseback riding and ATV tours. They also have classic campground games like horseshoes, bocce ball and pickleball. If you’re looking to try something different, check out the badminton and croquet court or take a ukulele class. You can get fit in the fitness center or participate in the fitness classes offered on-site or even relax in the hot tub. Mountain Views also offers free WI-FI and commercial grade laundry for your convenience. RV sites start at $34 a night.
539 Airport Rd., Creede, CO 81130
9. Mill Creek Ranch Resort
Mill Creek Ranch Resort is every nature lovers dream. With fishing, biking, paddle boats, hayrides and nature trails there is no shortage of things to do outside to get your fix of the great outdoors. Kids can enjoy the video games, board games and playground as well as the basketball and volleyball courts on-site. Other incredible amenities at mill creek include two pools, 9-hole disc golf course, hot tub and spa. RV sites start at $39 a night.
Unnamed Rd., Canton TX 75103
All these campground offer different amenities so there is something for everyone to enjoy. There are many more campgrounds that offer similar amenities and activities all over the country that are waiting to be explored!
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