The leaves are starting to turn and the air is getting crisp as we welcome autumn. Though there’s no doubt we saw an increase in people wanting to get out and camp this summer, the fall camping season also provides a great opportunity for those looking to get outside and enjoy the changing leaves and perfectly cool hiking weather.
Whether in pursuit of fall colors, temperate climates, or a physically distant Halloween for the family, we’ve got you covered with a list of the top 10 camping destinations for Fall 2020.
Cape May, NJ
Known as America’s oldest seaside resort, famous for its beaches and boardwalks, Cape May is also home to several camping destinations, including Big Timber Lake RV Camping Resort, where guests can enjoy the wildlife and wilderness with the conveniences of a modern campground and fabulous recreational facilities that are sure to excite campers of all ages including a fishing lake, bocce ball, shuffleboard and kayak rentals.
Santa Claus, IN
In tandem with travelers gearing up for fall and the impending colder months comes the countdown to the holidays. With holiday festivities just around the corner, there’s no better destination to hit than Santa Claus, IN. Camping destinations such as Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort, a two-time National RV Park of the Year, offer campers the perfect fall getaway with extensive accommodations including Holiday Cottages, Christmas Cabins, and more that will be sure to excite the holiday-decorations-in-October enthusiast in your life.
Southern Lancaster, PA
Home to picturesque rolling hills, culture, and countryside, this area thrives in the heart of fall with some of the best leaf-peeping around. At Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort: Quarryville campgrounds, those looking for a never-ending view of the changing leaves will be more than satisfied with the park’s vast and breathtaking views.
Shenandoah National Park (Washington D.C.)
Just 75 miles from the bustle of Washington, D.C., Shenandoah National Park offers scenery bursting with cascading waterfalls, spectacular vistas, fields of wildflowers, and more. Located amongst the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort: Luray offers an inspiring and fully emerged fall camping experience the entire family will enjoy.
Myrtle Beach, SC
This travel hot-spot, known for beachside accommodations, is also home to woodsy camping at resorts such as Carolina Pines RV Resort. In the heart of South Carolina, resort-goers can enjoy all of the excitement and popular attractions of a Myrtle Beach getaway while also enjoying the spacious comfort that only a camping experience can provide.
Located along the Cedar River, Gladwin City Park and Campground provides a tranquil escape for those looking to sit back and relax. Similarly, sitting on 40-acres nestled along the bountiful backwaters of Ross Lake, Calhoun Campground offers beautiful wooded sites facing the beautiful lake and activities such as boating, fishing, and trail hiking for those looking to experience a fall getaway near land and water.
Prime for the famous Upstate New York changing leaves and trees are campgrounds in Buffalo, NY such as Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort: Western New York. For an autumnal getaway that offers endless views near Niagara Falls, Lake George, and more, this camping destination, with 100+ acres of peaceful pines, is great for sightseeing timed to the fall foliage.
Paso Robles Wine Region, CA
Wine Country in the fall is a unique way to enjoy the changing of the seasons, especially with campground accommodations such as Wine Country RV Resort that offer endless views and amenities in time for fall. The conveniently-located campground in the Paso Robles wine region is sure to provide an unforgettable autumn escape.
Moab-Arches National Park, UT
For incredible tent camping, RV sites, and vacation rentals near the jaw-droppingly beautiful canyons, mesas, and cliffs of Canyonlands National Park, Canyonlands RV Resort & Campground is the place to stay. With standout amenities against a backdrop of the state’s distinct red-rock landscape, the seasonal views can’t be beat.
Minnewaska State Park, NY
Overlooking the winding Wallkill River and boasting dramatic views of the Shawangunk Mountain ridge, the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort: Gardiner offers a full vantage point of sprawling views that’s perfect for leaf-peeping. Campers can enjoy the endless outdoor activities and amenities all while soaking in the beautiful scenery of the 100 rolling acres surrounding the campground.
We hope you get out there and find your Campspot this fall! Looking for more destinations, browse and book on Campspot.com or connect with us on Instagram for more destination recommendations.