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America's 10 Most Beautiful Camping Spots

America's 10 Most Beautiful Camping Spots

America's 10 Most Beautiful Camping Spots

As we start returning to normal after more than a year of uncertainty and disruption to our daily lives, we take a look at some of the most beautiful camping spots in America to inspire your next trip.

Acadia National Park, Maine

Acadia National Park, Maine

With around 17 millions acres of forest, Acadia National Park should be on your camping bucket list. The park has 6,000 separate ponds and lakes and more than 32,000 miles of streams and rivers. There are three separate campgrounds in the park, and all offer incredibly beautiful vistas among which to pitch your tent. For the least touristy experience, opt for Seawall campsite. Whichever campsite you choose, however, you're guaranteed stunning views when you pitch up your tent after a day of hiking in the park.

White Mountain National Forest

This huge forest located in New Hampshire has numerous campsites at which to set up your tent, meaning you can be as near to or far from the crowds as you choose. Explore the northern reaches of the Appalachian Valley, then head back to your tent for food and sit back to admire the stunning scenery.

Minnewaska State Park Reserve

Located just over 90 miles from New York City and situated 2,000 feet higher than sea level, this park is full of dramatic and rugged terrain. There are great trails for hiking and biking and a convenient campground for you to spend a night or two.

Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

One of the best-known national parks, Shenandoah has over 500 trail miles and is a popular hiking destination. There are five different campgrounds for you to choose between, each with its own incredible views and vibe. While the park does attract high numbers of visitors, it's always possible to find a quiet spot to enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings and get back to basics.

Assateague Island, Maryland

If you're craving the beach after Covid restricted your movements for the past year, Assateague Island is the perfect spot to head. There are nearly 40 miles of beaches here, perfect for all manner of water sports or simply chilling in the sun. There are several campgrounds on the island, each with its own unique character. You could move around the island and try out a few of them for a fun extended vacation. Travel light with an easy-to-carry tent from our range that is quick to set up, such as the Coleman Hooligan 3 Tent that sleeps two in simple yet comfortable conditions.

Coleman Hooligan 3 Tent

Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida

For another beach-themed vacation, you might like to consider this beautiful Floridian national park. Perfect for snorkeling, you'll find one of the world's most impressive barrier reefs here. It's also a great location for nature lovers thanks to the huge variety of rare birds.

Ozark National Forest, Arkansas

If you've been enjoying Netflix's thrilling TV series Ozark, you might have wondered what it's really like in the Ozarks. It's a nature lover's paradise, with over 400 miles of varied hiking trails and numerous beaches, streams and lakes. There are plenty of campgrounds to choose from, some highly developed and offering lots of comforts and others more basic for a real wilderness trip.

Badlands National Park

The beautiful Badlands National Park in South Dakota has two campgrounds: Cedar Pass and Sage Creek. Cedar is by far the more developed of the two and boasts running water and electricity supplies, while Sage Creek is better suited to those who really like to get away from it all when they're camping. Whichever you choose, you're guaranteed stunning scenery and fresh country air.

Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park

If you like having plenty of options when camping, you'll find an impressive 13 fully developed campgrounds at Glacier National Park in Montana. In addition, there are more than 1,000 camping sites, so you're sure to find your perfect spot. Pitch up in a busy site for a friendly, communal experience, or choose one of the more remote spots for a true wilderness break. There are also 700 miles of stunning trails taking you through meadows, over mountains and among ancient forests.

Gunnison National Forest

The jewel in Colorado's crown, Gunnison National Forest has more than 3,000 hiking trail miles and over 1.5 million acres of stunning and varied scenery. You'll also find more than 30 campgrounds, with something to suit every taste. Opt for one right next to one of the lakes for the ultimate tranquility.