The Best RV Parks in Every State
Park yourself and your vehicle at these best RV parks in every state for travelers who like to see the world from the comfort of their home on wheels, and you’ll surely be a happy camper!
Alabama: Gulf State Park Campground, Gulf Shores
Choose from nearly 500 RV sites with full hook-ups and paved pads at Gulf State Park with options to sit lakefront or in the woods. It’s ideal for hikers, who can access the 25-mile Hugh Branyon Backcountry Trail at several points throughout the campground, where park naturalists are available to offer guided nature walks. Amenities include air-conditioned bath houses, laundry facilities, tennis courts, swimming pool, kayak rentals, and bike rentals, so there’s never a moment to get bored! Rates range from about $48 to $63 per day. Check out these spectacular photos of America’s national parks.
Alaska: Edgewater Lodge RV Resort, Soldotna
Located on the banks of the Kenai River, Edgewater Lodge RV Resort puts guests in the heart of the best salmon fishing in Alaska, which is home to a 97-pound King Salmon. RV sites are just a short walk to the river, and the resort is also close to Kenai National Wildlife Refuge with bears, caribou, moose, sheep, and other wildlife. You’ll also find fish cleaning tables, fishing charters, a laundry, and shower facilities. Sites have water and electric and cost between $25 and $35 per night.
Arizona: Grand Canyon Railway RV Park, Williams
Did you know there’s an RV park that will provide you with a high definition digital TV? You’ll find it near the Grand Canyon in Williams, Arizona! It also comes with free WiFi, access to an indoor swimming pool and hot tub at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel, as well as shower facilities. Leave Fido at the on-site pet resort while you’re exploring the Grand Canyon, and enjoy basketball and volleyball courts, horseshoes, and a picnic area—all for no more than $49.99 per night. These are the summer vacations you need to book well in advance.
Arkansas: Wanderlust RV Park, Eureka Springs
Just a few miles east of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, a Victorian town with more than one million tourists each year, Wanderlust RV Park is a 46-acre property set on a scenic ridge, overlooking a deep valley, perfect for viewing sunsets. Filled with trees, flowers, and shrubbery, the park often attracts deer, birds, and other wildlife. There’s a tourist trolley to take visitors into town and costs at its 85 full hook-up sites range from $37 to $39 per night.
California: Wine Country RV Resort, Paso Robles
Located in San Luis Obispo County’s Paso Robles wine region, the Wine Country RV Resort has an on-site wine garden where they regularly host events, and it’s just a short drive from Hearst Castle and several hot springs. At a cost of $100 per night, the resort provides WiFi access, restroom and shower facilities, a laundry, swimming pool and hot tub, playground, and game room.
Colorado: Elk Meadow Lodge/RV Park, Estes Park
Want to explore Rocky Mountain National Park by RV? Estes Park is the perfect home base with Elk Meadow Lodge open May through October and right at the entrance to the park. Just a mile from the town of Estes Park, the resort has an outdoor pool and hot tub, bathhouse, laundry, live entertainment in the lodge, a variety of games, and a playground. Rates run from $71 to $77. Don’t miss these national parks that are off the beaten path.
Connecticut: Odetah Camping Resort, Bozrah
This amazing RV resort has its own spa services, letting guests choose from facials, massages, and pedicures. If that isn’t enough, it also has a movie theater, splash pad water-play area, two restaurants, delivery service, and outdoor pool with Jacuzzi where the resort hosts DJ pool parties throughout camping season. The resort is also close to lakes and beaches where visitors can swim, fish, or rent canoes, kayaks, or rowboats from the camp boathouse. Full hook-up rates range between $33 and $93 per night.
Delaware: Lums Pond State Park, Bear
Stay a night or two at Lums Pond, a 200-acre freshwater pond, where visitors can fish, hike, horseback ride, disc golf, boat, or try the Go Ape! Treetop Adventure Course filled with obstacles, climbs, and zip lines. On site, you’ll find concessions, picnic area, showers, playground, and a boat launch area. Costs are between $30 and $59 for both water and electric and pull-through sites, depending on the season.
Florida: Henderson Beach State Park, Destin
How does a view of the Gulf of Mexico out your RV sound? A stay at Henderson Beach State Park along Florida’s panhandle will afford you such views along 6,000 feet of natural shoreline with boardwalks, pavilions for picnicking, playground, and a pet-friendly nature trail. The park has 60 campsites with water and electric with an air-conditioned and heated bathhouse and laundry facility. Camping fees are $30 per night. Don’t miss these 15 amazing American campsites to add to your bucket list.
Georgia: Stone Mountain State Park, Stone Mountain
With 250 campsites to choose from with full or partial hook-ups, you can rest your head at this fun RV park just north of Atlanta. Located at Stone Mountain State Park, Georgia’s top attraction, sites offers perks like gas grills, wooden decks, WiFi, views of Stone Mountain Lake, cable, and laundry facilities for between $39 and $65 per night. There is so much to do at Stone Mountain like riding the railroad, taking the Scenic Skyride, enjoying the nighttime laser light show, and adventure ropes course.
Hawaii: Malaekahana Beach Campground, Kahuku
There aren’t many RV options in Hawaii due to the obvious difficulties of getting your RV across the Pacific Ocean, but there are a few places to pull up and camp should you rent an RV on the island. Malaekahana Beach Campground on Oahu’s north shore offers fantastic ocean views and beach access. There is a dedicated vehicle camping area, which you may be sharing with others, available for $9.41 per night with an outdoor beach shower and toilets. You can also rent kayaks, surfboards, and stand up paddleboards on site. Here’s everything you need to know before you book a Hawaii vacation.
Idaho: Crossings Winery and RV Park, Glenn’s Ferry
Exploring the Oregon Trail? Put Crossings Winery and RV Park on your list, which is on the site of a winery and golf course. Crossings Winery is one of the state’s oldest locally- and family-owned wineries and offers wine tastings seven days a week, as well as winery tours on the weekends. The winery also has both a tavern and a restaurant along with a nine-hole golf course. The RV park offers full hook-ups for between $15 and $35 per day.
Illinois: Carlyle Lake Dam West Campground, Carlyle
About 50 miles east of St. Louis on Carlyle Lake, Illinois’ largest man-made lake, this campground and RV park is ideal for water activities like fishing, sailing, biking, and hiking. The 26,000-acre lake hosts annual sailing races and regattas and is home to various wildlife and fish, including catfish, bass, drum, and bluegill. The grounds have 109 RV sites, which offer electricity and cost $18 to $52 per night, with access to a marina, boat storage, playground, biking and hiking trails, and an amphitheater that hosts educational programs.
Indiana: Lake Rudolph Campground and RV Resort, Santa Claus
Take the whole family for a fun getaway to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari amusement park, known for their free sodas and sunscreen, and stay the night at nearby Lake Rudolph Campground and RV Resort. There are tons of activities from water parks and pools to basketball, game rooms, and paddleboats. The resort has standard, super, and deluxe sites with full hook-ups, starting at $32 in the off-season and $54 in peak season, when you may also need to spend a minimum of two nights.
Iowa: Amana RV Park and Event Center, Amana
Get in touch with your German heritage at this RV park located in the heart of the state’s historic Amana Colonies. The colonies are made up of seven National Historic Landmark villages that were once home to a religious group of immigrants who had faced persecution in their home country of Germany. Today, you’ll find historic buildings, boutiques, wineries, and German restaurants. The Amana RV Park puts you close to the action with more than 200 full hook-up sites for $37 nightly with free WiFi and a laundromat. You should also check out these other most European towns in America.
Kansas: Deer Creek Valley RV Park, Topeka
Centrally located to shopping, restaurants, and Lake Shawnee just off Interstate 70, the Deer Creek Valley RV Park has entirely concrete sites with landscaping and trees on the grounds. You’ll also find an in-ground pool open during the warmer months, fenced pet play area, and a playground. There are also restrooms, showers, and a laundry, as well as LonnieQ’s BBQ restaurant just outside the park. Its pull-through sites with electric, sewer, water, WiFi, and cable TV are $45 nightly.
Kentucky: Green River Lake State Park, Campbellsville
Ideal for water lovers, Green River Lake State Park sits along the 8,200-acre Green River Lake with a marina, boat slips, restaurant, and boat rentals. The 1,300-acre RV park and campground features an 18-hole miniature golf course, 28 miles of hiking trails, a beach, picnic area, plentiful fishing, and a playground. You’ll also find WiFi at their more than 150 standard electric hook-up sites available for around $28.
Louisiana: Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville
Located on the site of the ruins of a former sugar mill built in 1829 along Lake Pontchartrain, Fontainebleau State Park features a sandy beach, a former railroad track converted to a walking trail, as well as a nature trail with signs denoting trees and bird species. There are more than 150 RV sites, some with sewage, water and electric, and some without, ranging in price from $18 to $33 each night. Check out these incredible places in every state where you can actually stay in overnight.
Maine: Sandy Pines Campground, Kennebunkport
sits within a beach forest in Kennebunkport and is home to 150 RV sites with access to electric and water hookups, starting at $55 per night. They regularly host social events like lobster bakes, ice cream socials, and live outdoor music, and you’ll also find amenities like a snack bar; park-wide WiFi; bike, kayak, and stand-up paddleboard rentals; heated pool; playground; and outdoor games, including giant Jenga, bocce, badminton, and volleyball. Be sure to check out the General Store, which has an entire section dedicated to s’mores! Don’t miss these delicious recipes inspired by s’mores, no campfire required.
Maryland: Woodlands Camping Resort, Elkton
Woodlands Camping Resort in Elkton, Maryland, has a special commitment to honoring U.S. veterans and maintains a special area called Veterans Circle where they hold a remembrance service each Memorial Day. The resort, which charges $55 nightly for its full hook-up sites, is family friendly with lots of outdoor game options, including basketball, wiffleball, volleyball, and badminton, and regular events from April through early November. There’s also a large swimming pool, fishing pond, and hiking and biking trails.
Massachusetts: Campers Haven RV Resort, Dennisport
Vacation in beautiful Cape Cod at Campers Haven RV Resort on Nantucket Sound. The only campground with its own private swimming beach on the sound, the gated resort has more than 270 full hook-up sites and provides convenient access to Martha’s Vineyard, historic lighthouses, and Cape Cod National Seashore. Features of the resort include mini-golf, basketball courts, billiards, an on-site store and snack bar, playground, and a covered pavilion. Sites enjoy WiFi and cable TV access, as well as restroom and shower facilities, for around $70 per night.
Michigan: Double RR Ranch RV Resort & Golf, Belding
There’s plenty to do at Double RR Ranch RV Resort near Grand Rapids, Michigan, located on the Flat River. Enjoy Saturday night hayrides, western trail rides on horseback; tubing, kayaking or canoeing the river; a nine-hole golf course; a softball field; basketball court; and volleyball. Sites, which range in cost from $39 to $48, include water and electric with some sewer sites available and options along the banks of the Flat River.
Minnesota: Beaver Trails Jellystone Park Camp-Resort
When you’re not exploring Minnesota’s beautiful wilderness, indulge in tons of activities at the Beaver Trails Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Austin. You’ll find a pool with water slide, jumping pillow similar to a bounce house, mini-golf, arcade with video games, fishing ponds, and hayrides to fill your time. Daily camping rates are $33 to $90 at its 320 large, shaded drive-through campsites with picnic tables, fire rings, electric, and water. There’s also a grocery store on-site for convenience. Read this road trip survival guide before heading out of town.
Mississippi: Majestic Oaks RV Resort, Biloxi
Majestic Oaks RV Resort sits on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast with access to beaches, gaming, water parks, and more. The resort features shaded oaks and flowered landscaping along with a pool, clubhouse with free coffee, courtyard, and activities like Saturday luncheons to get to know other visitors. Guests will find free WiFi and cable, a full-size laundry, shuttle to nearby casinos, and a bathhouse. Sites come with electric, water, and sewer, and range from $49.99 to $57.99 nightly.
Missouri: America’s Best Campground, Branson
Headed to Branson for great shows and attractions? Pull into America’s Best Campground for a comfy home base. With 158 full hook-up RV sites, the resort includes WiFi, satellite TV, concrete patios, and barbecue grills. Amenities include a pool and spa, convenience store, game room, concierge, and laundry. The campground even has a car and RV wash, so you can clean your vehicle before heading to your next stop! Rates range from $25 to $45 per night with discounts available for veterans and active military.
Montana: Big Hole River RV Park, Wisdom
Put yourself in the middle of Big Sky country’s natural beauty at Big Hole River RV Park, which is surrounded by the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest and walking distance to the Big Hole River. You can hike, bike, and fish for blue-ribbon trout to your heart’s content or check out nearby historic attractions like Big Hole National Battlefield and Bannack State Park’s ghost town. The park offers full hook-ups for $35 nightly May through November with shower and restroom facilities.
Nebraska: Sleepy Sunflower RV Park, Ogallala
At Sleepy Sunflower RV Park, you’ll find a “town square” perfect for picnics with grills and a fire pit, as well as a guest parlor with a book exchange, treadmill and stationary bike, DVDs for check-out, puzzles, karaoke, and a vending machine. The pet-friendly park has 32 full hook-up sites, available for $32 to $35 per night, with access to restrooms, showers, a laundry, playground, and WiFi. It’s also only eight miles from Lake McConaughy with fishing and boating.
Nevada: Lakeside Casino & RV Park, Pahrump
If you want some peace and quiet away from the Las Vegas strip, head to this RV park about an hour away on the eastern edge of Death Valley. If you’re still in the mood for some gaming, there’s an adjacent casino open 24/7. The park has its own 7-acre lake with fishing and boating and some lakeside sites. The park also features a swimming pool, golf course, Frisbee golf, showers, restrooms, WiFi, and laundry. Sites with water, sewer, and electricity run about $58 per night.
New Hampshire: Field & Stream RV Park, Brookline
Take a quintessential New England vacation at Field & Stream RV Park in southern New Hampshire right in the middle of maple sugar country and close to antique stores and flea markets where you can enjoy tax-free shopping. There’s also plenty of hiking trails nearby, including Monadnock State Park. The campgrounds offer free hot showers, a canoe dock, laundry, play area, fishing pond, and WiFi and have full hook-up sites for $45 per night.
New Jersey: Big Timber Lake RV Camping Resort, Cape May
In heart of Cape May, Big Timber Lake RV Camping Resort has its own lake for kayaking and fishing, as well as a 2,000-square-foot pool. The resort is close to the Cape May County Park & Zoo, Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, and several wineries and vineyards. On site, you’ll find bocce ball, shuffleboard, a zip line and ropes course, mini golf, and The Pine Cone Cafe. There’s also a laundry, fitness center, restrooms, and showers with sites priced at around $56 per night.
New Mexico: Bonito Hollow RV Park & Campground, Ruidoso
Located within Lincoln National Forest on 20 acres on the Rio Bonito, the Bonito Hollow RV Park is also close to town for restaurants and shopping and just a few miles from Bonito Lake for water fun. Guests will find sand volleyball, horseshoes, hiking trails, and DVD rentals for $1 per day. Full hook-up sites, which come with WiFi, are $39 per day with partial hook-up sites also available.
New York: Adirondack Gateway RV Resort & Campground
Come to upstate New York to hike the Adirondacks, enjoy tubing and whitewater rafting on local rivers, or even for outlet shopping or a visit to Six Flags Great Escape, and lay your head at Adirondack Gateway RV Resort & Campground close to all of these activities. The gated, pet-friendly resort provides full hook-up sites with amenities like a swimming pool, clubhouse, laundry, WiFi, and cable TV. You’ll also find plenty to do without ever leaving the resort, including basketball, fishing, a jumping pillow, and volleyball. Check out these life-saving road trip planning apps.
North Carolina: Camping World Racing Resort, Concord
If you’re headed to North Carolina to catch a race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, Camping World Racing Resort is a convenient place to stay. It’s just a short walk from the Speedway, as well as the zMAX Dragway and the Dirt Track. The resort features sites with electric, water, and sewer hookups, picnic table, gravel pads, asphalt roads, and WiFi access at the check-in cabin. There’s also restrooms and showers, as well as a covered pavilion for gatherings. Check out these bucket list ideas for every state.
North Dakota: Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, Mandan
Park your RV near the site where Lt. Col. Custer and the Seventh Cavalry left for the expedition at the Little Big Horn, which is today Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, The campground is in a wooded area close to the Heart River and offers picnic areas and a playground. Spend time hiking its many trails, many of which provide beautiful views of the Missouri River. RV sites have electricity, water, and sewer with access to showers.
Ohio: Lighthouse Point, Sandusky
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Visitors flock to Cedar Point amusement park every summer to ride some of the country’s most thrilling roller coasters and rides, and Lighthouse Point is the park’s RV campsite. Just a short walk from the park or a hop on the shuttle, the grounds have full hook-up sites with concrete pads, a picnic table, and WiFi. In 2018, they are introducing sites with a private patio, furniture, and a grill, several with views of Lake Erie. Check out these tips for saving money at amusement parks.
Oklahmoa: Twin Fountains RV Park, Oklahoma City
When visiting Oklahoma City, Twin Fountains RV Park makes a nice spot to park your RV close to the city and all its attractions, which you can access via the park’s free shuttle service. There’s an on-site swimming pool, hot tub, kiddie splash pad, and campfire perfect for roasting marshmallows, as well as more than 150 RV sites with full hook-ups, including cable TV and WiFi.
Oregon: Oceanside Beachfront RV Park, Coos Bay
Hang out on Oregon’s beautiful Pacific coast at Oceanside Beachfront RV Park where you can not only relax on the beaches and explore tide pools but enjoy whale-watching and fishing. The resort has its own seasonal restaurant, Coos Bay Crab Co., with fresh seafood prepared by the resort chef, and sites, which range from about $46 to $56 per night, have full hook-ups with cable, WiFi, picnic table, and fire pit. Nearby activities include hiking trails, boating, and off-roading.
Hersheypark Camping Resort, Hershey, Pennsylvania
Headed to Hersheypark? The Hersheypark Camping Resort is the official camping resort of the theme park with a free shuttle to take you there. Guests of the resort also get special Hersheypark perks like discounted pricing on tickets, and there’s even a CampersApp with information about activities, real-time weather alerts, and a compass. The resort has 300 full-service sites with activities like movie nights, live entertainment, and Hershey character visits throughout the summer.
Rhode Island: Bowdish Lake Campground, Glocester
Camp by the lake in Rhode Island at the family-friendly Bowdish Lake Campground. All sites have water and electricity, and most sites have cable, as well, for a cost of $50 to $100 nightly. There are six bathhouses, a recreation pavilion, showers, camp store, and picnic tables. You’ll never run out of things to do with your choice of lake fishing, hay rides, bingo, volleyball, ping pong, ice cream socials, and even pie-eating contests!
South Carolina: Huntington Beach State Park, Murrells Inlet
Known as one of the best places on the East Coast for birding, Huntington Beach State Park is a natural paradise along three miles of South Carolina’s Atlantic Ocean beach. Bring your birding checklist to tick off a few, explore abundant nature trails, and enjoy excellent surf fishing. RV sites, which range from $21 to $62 nightly, come with water, electric, and complimentary WiFi, with some sewer hook-ups available. Other park amenities include hot showers, restrooms, dog-friendly beaches, and a swimming area with a lifeguard.
South Dakota: Mount Rushmore Resort & Lodge at Palmer Gulch, Hill City
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Explore South Dakota’s famous sites like Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial from your RV at Mount Rushmore Resort & Lodge at Palmer Gulch. Set in the state’s Black Hills region at the base of South Dakota’s highest point, Black Elk Peak, the resort has a water park, horseback riding, a dog park, regular movie screenings, bike rentals, and a kids zone. Full hook-up RV sites come with a picnic table, fire pits, and a camping kitchen, running $42 to $82 each night. History buffs will want to see our list of the 16 most historic cities in America.
Tennessee: Lakeview RV Park, Bluff City
On the shores of Boone Lake and three miles from Bristol Motor Speedway, Lakeview RV Park offers sites with water, sewer, and electric hook-ups and some with cable for $40 to $44 per night. Sites, some of which overlook the lake, also include cable TV and WiFi and have access to a laundry and showers. Bring Fido to enjoy the pet playground, and grab a free coffee in the campground store. The park is an ideal base for water activities on the lake, and you’ll also be able to rent golf carts and boats.
Texas: Yogi Bear’s North Texas Jellystone Park, Burleson
If you’re traveling with kids, Yogi Bear’s North Texas Jellystone Park is the perfect spot to keep them entertained just 20 minutes from Fort Worth and 50 minutes from Dallas. The RV park has tons of activities like family dance parties, a water park, hay rides, laser tag, ga-ga ball, pools, and much more. Choose a red carpet RV site with extra large full hook-up sites with grill, fire pit, and patio for $89 per night or $59 to $69 for standard sites. Texas made the list of the best states in America for road trips.
Utah: Shooting Star RV Resort, Escalante
If Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park with its famous natural hoodoo structures is on your bucket list, Shooting Star RV Resort is a convenient place to park your RV for exploring the park, which is about 50 miles away. Also close to the resort is Kodachrome Basin State Park and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Formerly a drive-in, Shooting Star has pull-through sites with full hook-ups and an outdoor movie theater where you’ll want to be sure to catch a movie on Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday nights.
Vermont: Button Bay State Park, Ferrisburgh
Wake up next to beautiful Lake Champlain when you stay at Button Bay State Park, which offers spectacular lake Adirondack Mountain views. The park is also close to attractions like Fort Ticonderoga, Chimney Point State Historic Site, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, and the Shelburne Museum. Ranging from $18 to $22 per night, sites include a fire ring, grill, and picnic table. Other campground amenities include a pool, playground, boat rentals, showers, and restrooms. Check out our favorite camping recipes!
Virginia: Shenandoah Valley Campground, Mount Jackson
Calling all mountain lovers! This campground features views of the Shenandoah Valley, as well as the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains and offers easy access to the Virginia Museum of the Civil War, Shenandoah National Park, and Bryce Resort. With sites available for $37 to $49 per night, the campground has a variety of amenities from a bathhouse and laundry to a playground, picnic pavilions, dog run, and basketball court.
Washington: Alpine View RV Park & Campground, Leavenworth
Spend a weekend or more in the charming Bavarian town of Leavenworth, Washington, with its fabulous mountain views at Alpine View RV Park & Campground less than a mile from town. Choose from full and partial RV hook-ups, costing $33 to $43 per night, with some sites offering picnic tables and fire pits. At the campground, you’ll find restaurants, showers, and a welcome atmosphere for pets. In town, enjoy plentiful boutiques, restaurants, museums, and wineries.
West Virginia: Canaan Valley Resort State Park, Davis
Set in the Allegheny Mountains, Canaan Valley is a ski resort that offers many activities year-round from hiking and biking to snow sports, golf, and even geocaching. There are 34 paved full hook-up sites, available from $25 to $32 per night, in a wooded setting. There are a variety of dining options at the resort along with horseback riding, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, and hiking trails. It’s less than an hour away from popular attractions like Blackwater Falls State Park, Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, and Seneca Rocks.
Wisconsin: Fox Hill RV Park & Campground, Baraboo
Visiting the Wisconsin Dells? Fox Hill RV Park & Campground is close to the Dells with its outlets and amusement parks, as well as Ho-Chunk Casino, which you can visit via the resort’s free shuttle. As guests, you’ll be treated to weekend pancake breakfasts, a heated pool, fenced dog area, and WiFi. Rates are $37 to $43 per night with discounts available for senior citizens and AAA members.
Rawlins KOA, Rawlins, Wyoming
Ideal for outdoor adventurers, Rawlins, is an adventure mecca in southern Wyoming where you can get your fill of hiking, hunting, fishing, or even golf. For get-togethers, take advantage of the Rawlins KOA covered Kamper Kitchen with picnic tables, stoves, and sinks, and let your pooch enjoy the outdoors, too, at the on-site dog park. Full hook-up sites are available for $20 per night with cable and WiFi included. Don’t miss these best family travel destinations in every state.