Camping Destinations

The 15 Best Campgrounds With Hot Tubs or Saunas

by Joe ColemanApr 19, 2022

Why throw creature comforts to the wind when you go camping? After a long hike, there’s not much better for your sore muscles than a nice, relaxing soak. If you have some serious R&R in mind for your next camping trip, be sure to check out this list of the best campgrounds with hot tubs or saunas.

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1. Yellowstone Hot Springs – Gardiner, MT

Swimmers bathe in a natural hot spring with mountain views.

Nearby Attractions: Liberty Cap, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park

Nearby Airports: Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, Yellowstone Airport

Unique Amenity: Pavilion

If you want to be close to Yellowstone National Park but not too close, this is the perfect place. Aside from being the 2022 Campspot Award winner for Top Campgrounds with Views, it also offers access to conveniently close hot springs. You’ll truly know why they call it Big Sky Country when you’re staring at the surrounding mountains from the comfort of a hot spring.

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2. West River Camping – West River, NB

The entrance to a wooden hot tub.

Nearby Attractions: Fundy National Park of Canada, Crooked Creek Falls, Sawmill Creek Covered Bridge

Nearby Airports: Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport, Saint John Airport

Unique Amenity: Playground

You have several rustically charming options at West River, but the one thing they have in common is the ability to rent a hot tub. If you choose to stay in a rustic cabin, you’ll be staying in a place hand-built by the owner! No matter what accommodation you choose, what matters is that you’ll be camping with hot tubs!

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3. Vines RV Resort – Paso Robles, CA

A hot tub and pool surrounded by red sun umbrellas and lounge chairs.

Nearby Attractions: Pioneer Museum, Nit Wit Ridge, Sunken Gardens

Nearby Airports: San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport

Unique Amenity: Arcade

Campgrounds with hot tubs and wine country go together like, well, wine and cheese. You’ll love the luxurious experience at this resort. Whether you want to stay active at the updated fitness center or just curl up in their on-site library, all your stresses will melt away once you get here.

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4. Paradise by the Sea Beach RV Resort – Oceanside, CA

A birds of paradise in front of a hot tub and pool.

Nearby Attractions: Carlsbad Village, Legoland California, Heritage Park

Nearby Airports: San Diego International Airport, John Wayne Airport

Unique Amenity: Canoeing/kayaking

Of all the possible campgrounds with hot tubs you could stay at, you can count Paradise by the Sea Beach RV Resort as one of the most beautiful destinations on the list. It’s called Paradise by the Sea for a reason, and it lives up to that name. This coastal oasis features back-in and pull-through sites to park your RV and enjoy the weather.

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5. Verde Ranch RV Resort – Camp Verde, AZ

A pool with a fire pit and two red umbrellas and lounge chairs.

Nearby Attractions: Montezuma Castle National Monument, Fort Verde State Historic Park, Out of Africa Wildlife Park

Nearby Airports: Prescott Regional Airport, Sedona Airport

Unique Amenity: Waterpark

Not only does Verde Ranch offer a pair of hot tubs, but there’s also a heated pool to compliment them. This isn’t so much camping with hot tubs as it’s soaking in the most luxurious camping excursion imaginable. If you’re looking for something a little more rustic, you can even sleep in a safari tent or Conestoga covered wagon!

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6. Carolina Pines RV Resort – Conway, SC

A pool with a basketball hoop surrounded by cabanas and trees.

Nearby Attractions: WonderWorks Myrtle Beach, Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, Hollywood Wax Museum

Nearby Airports: Myrtle Beach International Airport, Florence Regional Airport

Unique Amenity: Jumping Pillow

Coming in at number eight in the 2022 Campspot Award’s list of Top Campgrounds in the USA, Carolina Pines has everything you could ever hope for at an RV resort. With a water park, mini-golf, beautiful cottage rentals, and, of course, hot tubs, you’ll be relaxing in style. When you feel like leaving the resort (if ever), Myrtle Beach is only minutes away.

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7. River Run RV Resort – Granby, CO

An aerial shot of River Run RV Resort.

Nearby Attractions: Colorado River, Lake Granby, Rocky Mountain National Park

Nearby Airports: Eagle County Regional Airport, Denver International Airport

Unique Amenity: Outdoor Theater

Coming in at number two in the 2022 Campspot Award’s list of Top Campgrounds with Views (just behind Yellowstone Hot Springs from earlier), this is a four-season wonderland. Whether you’re coming with your RV or tent or you plan on staying in one of the fully-furnished cabins, you’ll never be short on amenities. Hot tubs are only the tip of the iceberg at this Colorado resort.

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8. Revelstoke Campground – Revelstoke, BC

A cabin and sauna in the snow at Revelstoke Campground.

Nearby Attractions: Mount Revelstoke National Park, Glacier National Park, The Enchanted Forest

Nearby Airports: Revelstoke Airport, Kelowna International Airport

Unique Amenity: Playground

The name Revelstoke just evokes the sense of an outdoor playground. This campground features your pick of several fully furnished cabins and chalets when you book. You’re sure to get a good night’s sleep and be fully rested for all the adventures you’ve got planned.

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9. River Run Resort and Grill – Kingsclear, NB

A hot tub on the porch of a cabin with glass windows at River Run Resort and Grill.

Nearby Attractions: Kings Landing – New Brunswick, Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge, Treego Mactaquac

Nearby Airports: Fredericton International Airport, Saint John Airport

Unique Amenity: Waterfront

While not as all-inclusive as some of the other options on this list, this campground with hot tubs boasts some of the best nature views of any spot on here. If you want to get out on the water and enjoy the good weather, this is where you want to be. Don’t think you’ll have to go without any luxuries, though. You’ll be camping with hot tubs, internet access, and a comfortable place to sleep.

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10. Sun Outdoors Petoskey Bay Harbor – Petoskey, MI

A pool and hot tub surrounded by lounge chairs and trees at Sun Outdoors Petoskey Bay Harbor, a popular campground with hot tubs.

Nearby Attractions: Bear River Valley Recreation Area, Bayfront Park, Know Way Out

Nearby Airports: Gerald R. Ford International Airport, Muskegon County Airport

Unique Amenity: Mini-Golf

Petoskey Bay Harbor earned the number two spot on the 2022 Campspot Top Camping Site awards, and one trip here will show you why. Michigan is one of the best places in the U.S. to be when the weather is good, and that’s especially true here. With close access to some of the best outdoor spots in the country, this is a must for your camping bucket list.

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11. Sun Outdoors Lake Travis – Austin, TX

A hot tub surrounded by lounge chairs with RVs parked nearby at Sun Outdoors Lake Travis.

Nearby Attractions: Mayfield Park and Nature Preserve, Austin Nature and Science Center, Zilker Botanical Garden

Nearby Airports: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Unique Amenity: Sports field

You’ll love the cottage stays at this Sun Outdoors location in the Lone Star State. Austin becomes more popular by the minute and is a great destination, especially for music and art lovers.

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12. Rock Crusher Canyon RV Resort – Crystal River, FL

An aerial shot of the pool and hot tub surrounded by forest at Rock Crusher Canyon RV Resort.

Nearby Attractions: Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, Boyett’s Grove & Citrus Attraction, Three Sisters Springs

Nearby Airports: Tampa International Airport

Unique Amenity: Pool

Whether you want to soak up the summer sun or escape some snow, Rock Crusher Canyon is the place to be. With a massive, screened-in 1,000 square foot pool and hot tub, you may never want to leave.

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13. Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort™: Golden Valley – Bostic, NC

A yellow slide and pool and hot tubs at  Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort™: Golden Valley.

Nearby Attractions: Rutherford County Farm Museum, Linville Caverns, Shunkawauken Falls

Nearby Airports: Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Asheville Regional Airport

Unique Amenity: Paddle Boats

Taking honors at number six in the 2022 Campspot Awards list of Top Campgrounds in the USA and number one in Top Campgrounds for Families, when it comes to campgrounds with hot tubs —this campground is not to be missed! If you’re traveling with children, Jellystone Parks are always a great option, and this is ranked as the best of all.

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14. Crown Villa RV Resort – Bend, OR

A square hot tub with stone walls surrounded by chairs and tables.

Nearby Attractions: Deschutes Historical Museum, Boyd Cave, Drake Park

Nearby Airports: Redmond Municipal Airport, Eugene Airport

Unique Amenity: Dog Park

Bend, Oregon is a popular destination for lovers of all things arts, outdoors, and craft beer. If you’re looking for a simple, comfortable stay while you explore Bend, Crown Villa provides everything you need to be comfortable. After a long day, head here to kick back and relax in the hot tub or clubhouse.

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15. Camp Fimfo Texas Hill Country – New Braunfels, TX

A hot tub with a water slide in the background at Camp Fimfo.

Nearby Attractions: Natural Bridge Caverns, Wimberley Zipline Adventures, Morgan’s Wonderland

Nearby Airports: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Unique Amenity: Waterpark

Camp Fimfo took home a pair of Campspot awards for 2022 with a third-place finish in Top Campgrounds for Families and a runner-up spot in Top Campground Design. It’s safe to say this place is like nothing you’ve seen before. It walks the line between quirky and Texan, doing justice to its neighbor city of Austin. You’ll love staying next to the Guadalupe River and seeing an outdoor movie after a long day of water-sports.

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When you’re looking for your next campground stay, you don’t have to sacrifice comforts for experiences with nature. These 15 campgrounds with hot tubs give you the nature experience you’re craving while offering all the amenities you need to wake up rested and do it all over again the next day.

Joe Coleman is a freelance travel and outdoor writer based in East Texas. His love for the outdoors started when living near Olympic National Park and has stayed with him ever since. Taking a respite from social media, you can reach him exclusively at joecolemanfreelance@gmail.com.