The United States boasts an incredibly diverse landscape that offers numerous opportunities for avid campers to reconnect with nature. From the majestic mountains of Maine to the awe-inspiring deserts of Nevada, the US is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts seeking the perfect camping experience. With countless state and national parks, and recreation areas scattered across the country, there’s no better way to explore the breathtaking beauty of America’s great outdoors.
Immerse yourself in the best camping spots the US has to offer, and create memories that will last a lifetime.
The Silver State’s extensive variety of pristine landscapes provide some of the best locations for stargazing, surrounded by dramatic red sandstones. With 24 state parks, 2 national parks and dozens of recreation areas spread across its 100,000+ square miles, camping in Nevada is an absolute must. Get ready for an off-grid escape.
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Maine’s 12 state park campgrounds, Acadia National Park, and nearly 200 licensed campgrounds offer a fantastic array of camping options across the state, from Aroostook County to southern Maine, and from tent camping to caravan camping. At most campgrounds, both public and private, activities such as hiking, cycling and even rock climbing are just a stone’s throw away.
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Immerse yourself in the peace and tranquillity of nature with a camping trip in New York State, where superb options are aplenty. From crisp, starry nights in the Adirondacks to the Catskills, you’ll never be far from thrilling adventures like canoeing, hiking and fishing. Imagine pitching a tent near the St. Lawrence River or one of the beautiful lakes, or cooking breakfast in a cabin overlooking the “Grand Canyon of the East.”
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With awe-inspiring landscapes, the Texas Panhandle and the Texas Coast feature some of the best camping spots. Make the most of the wild rivers and spring-fed swimming pools at Colorado Bend State Park and Guadalupe River State Park.
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Famed for its mountains and natural hot springs, Idaho’s waterfront campgrounds offer some of the finest water experiences, including kayaking, motor boating, fishing and paddleboarding. Our top pick is Ponderosa State Park in the charming resort town of McCall, situated on a thousand-acre peninsula on Payette Lake.
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Boat, swim, water ski and fish on the warm waters of Willard Bay in Utah. Camp under tall cottonwood trees that frame the night sky. Anglers can cast their lines for walleye, channel catfish, black crappie and wipers. During winter months, Willard Bay transforms into a wildlife watching area for bald eagles. The North and South Marinas offer all the amenities you need for a weekend at the bay.
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