Do you class yourself as a camping enthusiast? Want to discover the best place to pitch a tent? Well, to help you experience the ultimate outdoor adventure, we have chosen the five best camping destinations in the United States.
Nestled away in a stunning pine forest is Apgar Campground, which is the biggest campground in Glacier National Park. Whether you want to pitch a tent or pull up in an RV camper, you can stay at the campground without a reservation. It’s also as entertaining as it is beautiful, as you can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, such as horseback riding, public bus tours or a boat rental. It’s therefore the perfect site for a family camping experience.
Palo Duro Canyon
Are you looking for something a little different than a campground? If so, you should grab your Everest Active Gear equipment and make your way to Palo Duro Canyon in Texas. Drive along the switch-back road to reach the base of the canyon.
Adventurers will love to build a fire at the primitive campsite, while families and couples might prefer the RV site that offers stunning stone cabins, which were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. There’s also plenty of things to see and do at Palo Duro Canyon, as you can go mountain biking or hiking, and you can even attend a musical performance of Texas between June to August.
Gulf Islands National Seashore
There is nowhere quite like Gulf Islands National Seashore, which offers beautiful white sand beaches and clear blue waters. Venture to the seashore on the Gulf of Mexico for a camping experience you’re unlikely to forget in a hurry. Primitive campers will be happy to learn they can pitch a tent on one of the many islands. Yet, there are wildlife protection rules in place that all campers must adhere to. Those wanting to drive up in an RV can visit the Fort Pickens Campground, which is on the Santa Rosa Island. It’s the ideal destination to experience breath-taking views, swimming, snorkeling and boating, and you can also explore the islands’ many historical sights.
Baxter State Park
Take a break from everyday life and explore the great outdoors at Baxter State Park, which is a stone’s throw away from Moosehead Lake in Kokodjo, Maine. The tranquil mountain backdrop will provide an unforgettable outdoor retreat, and you can choose to pitch a tent, sleep in an RV or enjoy creature comforts in a beautiful cabin. In addition to absorbing the beautiful Mount Katahdin, campers can also enjoy wildlife sightings, boating or swimming.
Nahalem Bay State Park
There is something for everyone at Nahalem Bay State Park in Oregon. Those looking for a Pacific Coast camping experience will fall in love with the mesmerizing camping site, which offers rolling sand dunes, a wide variety of water activities, and hiking trails for different abilities and ages. The campsite also offers both electricity and water, and those looking for a roof over their heads can choose to stay in a yurt.