Summer is a great time to check out some of the country’s most popular campgrounds, and we’ve rounded up a few places that offer family fun in the great outdoors.
Many major amusement parks across the country offer camping options for guests who want to spend the night, but who might be looking for something different from a hotel.
Disney World in Florida, for example, offers camping at the Fort Wilderness Resort (located near Bay Lake).
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Theme parks like Dollywood in Tennessee, and Hersheypark in Pennsylvania, also offer cabin options for a camping experience.
For people looking to actually rough it, Americanforests.org has put together a list of the eight best campgrounds in our national parks across the United States.
Campers on the East Coast can camp at Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland and Virginia.
Aside from the scenic beaches, the park is famous for its 300 wild ponies.
On the West Coast, there is the Channel Islands National Park, which has been called “The Galapagos of North America.”
Montana offers camping in Glacier National Park that allows guests to really get off the grid.
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While the scenery in Montana is breathtaking, Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes National Park offers views of the country’s tallest sand dunes.
Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim in Arizona also provides stunning views – and secluded camping.
Further afield, Alaska’s Denali National Park has the closest campground to North America’s tallest peak, Denali.
Campers looking for a truly unique experience can stay at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and take in views of active volcanoes.
For people who can’t make it to Hawaii but are still looking for some heat, Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas has 47 natural hot springs that guests can enjoy.