The Best Place to Camp in All 50 States

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No matter where you're headed this season, there are amazing places to camp in each of the 50 states. You won't want to miss these incredible campgrounds!

It’s time to go camping! No matter where you’re headed this season, there are places to camp around the country. Check out the best place to camp in each state. You won’t want to miss these incredible campgrounds in all 50 states!

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Best Places to Camp in All 50 States

Alabama
Dauphin Island
Dauphin Island, AL is the perfect place for beachfront camping, bird watching, and family fun!

Alaska
Yukon – Charley Rivers
Camping in the Yukon will allow you to experience true Alaska beauty. Free public use cabins are available along the river on a first come, first serve basis.

Arizona
Grand Canyon National Park
Camp in developed areas or go backpacking and stay within the Grand Canyon. There’s something for everyone in this wondrous national treasure.

Arkansas
Ouachita National Forest
This Hot Springs Arkansas area is a beautiful place to experience nature in the forest that covers 1.8 million acres in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

California
Pismo State Beach
Located on the Central California coast, Pismo Beach is the perfect place to camp with your (leashed) pets near the water.

Colorado
Rocky Mountain National Park
If you’ve thought about camping in the mountains, this is your stop. Enjoy the scenic drive on Trail Ridge Road before arriving at your destination.

Connecticut
Hammonasset Beach State Park
Enjoy this Connecticut coastline park with lots of water activities and walking trails.

Delaware
Treasure Beach
This park is popular for RV camping with lots of amenities including swimming pools and fishing. It’s just a short drive from Ocean City, Maryland.

Florida
Disney World
Disney campgrounds are surprisingly affordable and so much fun!

Georgia
Black Rock Mountain State Park
This cooler climate is perfect for camping amidst the Blue Ridge Mountains. The views are the best in Georgia.

Hawaii
Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park
See the footprints preserved in the desert ash on the Big Island in this beautiful open camping site.

Idaho
City of Rocks
Malta’s City of Rocks has 64 campsites of varying elevation, perfect for hiking and exploring.

Illinois
Starved Rock
Located in Utica, Illinois, Starved Rock is the perfect place to hike and see majestic waterfalls.

Indiana
Caboose Lake
Enjoy this Remington, Indiana campground with fun summer activities for the kiddos!

Iowa
McIntosh Woods State Park
Camp in a yurt! You’ll love cabin/tent hybrids in Clear Lake, Iowa, one of the Midwest’s best kept secrets.

Kansas
Scott State Park
Experience Native American history in this picturesque registered historical site in Kansas.

Kentucky
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park
Camp near the site of Kentucky’s last battle of the Revolutionary War and experience history.

Louisiana
Fountainebleau State Park
Gorgeous sunsets and beach walks make this a romantic camping spot for couples.

Maine
Natanis Point Campground
Lakes and hunting close to Canada make this private campground in Maine a wonderful place for families.

Maryland
The Treehouse Camp (Maple Tree Campground)
Have you ever thought of camping in a treehouse? Check it out in Rohrersville, Maryland!

Massachusetts
Boston Harbor Islands
Explore New England history in Boston Harbor. With a close drive to the city, you can extend your camping trip to visit some famous Boston landmarks!

Michigan
South Manitou Island
This quiet island park is a great place to camp with your family. For extra fun, check out ghost towns and the wagon tours!

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Minnesota
Split Rock Lighouse State Park
Check out the historic lighthouse, go fishing, and take a hike in this state park on Lake Superior’s North shore.

Mississippi
Choctaw Lake Campground
This quiet, small campground has 21 campsites and lake access along with fantastic hiking trails.

Missouri
Indian Point
Access to Table Rock Lake and proximity to the Ozark Mountains make this a fine Missouri campsite

Montana
Point Pleasant
Enjoy a pleasant camping trip on this public campground site in Swan River State Forest Park.

Nebraska
Niobrara State Park
The beautiful Niobrara River provides a backdrop for this park which offers amenities and events throughout camping season.

Nevada
Cathedral Gorge State Park
Former volcanic activity made this park a famed picturesque camping site for your family to enjoy.

New Hampshire
Franconia Notch State Park
Camp, visit Echo Lake Beach, Cannon Mountain, and enjoy the scenery from the aerial tramway.

New Jersey
Pleasant Acres Farm Campground
If farming appeals to your family, this is the place to take your New Jersey camping trip. Milk a cow, ride a horse, and learn about farming.

New Mexico
Rockhound State Park
Wildflowers and wildlife are in abundance at this gorgeous state park in New Mexico.

New York
Adirondack Park
This six million acre protected area is a must-see in upstate New York. There are hundreds of campgrounds available for all interests and levels.

North Carolina
Hanging Rock State Park
This site is a camper’s dream come true with waterfalls, trails, horseback riding, boating, and more!

North Dakota
Far Loop Campground
True to its name, you’ll find a loop of different campsites. Enjoy everything here from from sunsets to campfires.

Ohio
Indian Lake State Park
As a major bird migration route, this campground is a thrill for aviary enthusiasts.

Oklahoma
Robbers Cave State Park
Boasting stunning scenery, this spectacular camping spot is located in the San Bois Mountains and will not disappoint!

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Oregon
Camp Blanco State Park
A coastal gem, this State Park offers everything from hiking to fishing. Much of it is accessible to those with physical disabilities.

Pennsylvania
Otter Lake Camp
Located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, this lake is your destination for your next camping vacation!

Rhode Island
Bowdish Lake Camping Area
Escape to nature in the spacious and secluded campsites of Bowdish lake. Facilities for season-long camping are available.

South Carolina
Dreher Island State Park
This State Park overlooks the lake and is still close to the city. Boating, fishing, and hiking are just some of the activities offered.

South Dakota
Palmer Gulch Resort
This Hill City, South Dakota resort is perfect for true campers and those that like to be close to amenities. (You’ll want to check out Turtle Town!)

Tennessee
Cedar Creek Campground on Old Hickory Lake
Named after President Andrew Jackson because of his tough, aggressive personality, this campground is the place for spirited individuals ready to take on nature.

Texas
Goose Island State Park
Visit this campsite to see one of the largest live oak trees in Texas!

Utah
Devil’s Garden Campground
Explore the heart of Arches National Park while taking adventures on hiking trails and admiring different species of cacti.

Vermont
North Beach Campground
Here you will enjoy gorgeous sunsets, hiking trails, hanging out at the beach, or just the lush natural surroundings.

Virginia
New River Trail State Park
With four primitive campgrounds without vehicle access to showers and bathhouses, this campsite gives you a chance to really rough it in the wild.

Washington
Fields Spring State Park
Stay in a real wood and canvas teepee in this unique campsite in Washington State.

West Virginia
Summersville Lake
This Mountain Lake Campground is great for swimming or scuba diving. Fishing is plentiful as it’s stocked with trout in the spring and the fall.

Wisconsin
Big Bay State Park
View some of the state’s preserved wilderness. Wake up to the sounds of waves outside of your tent, and fall asleep under the sunset on the beach.

Wyoming
Sand Mesa Campground – Boysen State Park
Catch rainbow trout, perch and walleye from the Boysen Reservoir in this fisherman’s paradise.

I hope you were able to find an awesome campground with these amazing options across the country! Did I miss a campground? Or is there another one that’s a close second?

Let me know where you think the best place to camp is in the comments!

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