Mark your calendars! National Wine Day is May 25th, and in preparation, we listed various campgrounds you can find on Campspot.com in or near the eight most popular wine regions in the United States. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a way to refine your wine palate, or to build up a wine collection, let these campgrounds be your home base while exploring America’s wine country.
1. Texas Hill Country
There are over 100 wineries within the region of Texas Hill Country. While there are many wineries to visit, many vineyards have tasting rooms centrally located in the Fredericksburg, Texas area. Here are several campground options for those looking to get their wine on in the great state of Texas.
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort: Guadalupe River in Kerrville, TX
Boulderdash Cabin & RV Park in Bandera, TX
Blazing Star RV Resort in San Antonio, TX
Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort in New Brunfels, TX
Rio Guadalupe Resort in New Brunfels, TX
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort: Hill Country in Canyon Lake, TX
Austin Lone Star RV Resort in Austin, TX
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort: Fredericksburg in Fredericksburg, TX
La Hacienda RV Resort in Austin, TX
Patriot RV Park-Burnet in Burnet, TX
Poppy’s Pointe Resort in Buchanan Dam, TX
Bluebonnet Cove Casitas and RV Park in Buchanan Dam, TX
2. Central California
I don’t think it will surprise anyone to learn that the state with the largest amount of vineyards in California. With a booming agriculture industry, California gives campers many vineyards, varietals, and regions to explore.
Cava Robles RV Resort in Paso Robles, CA
Wine Country RV Resort in Paso Robles, CA
Vines RV Resort in Paso Robles, CA
Santa Cruz RV Resort in Felton, CA
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort: Tower Park in Lodi, CA
Casini Ranch Family Campground in Duncans Mills, CA
The Aurora RV Park in Upper Lake, CA
3. Finger Lakes Region & Upstate New York
Upstate New York gives campers a couple of different options when it comes to wine country camping. With eleven deep glacial lakes, the area’s unique landscape has fostered a flourishing wine industry since the early 1800s. For those looking to make a quick escape from the city, the Hudson Valley wine region might just be your ticket. Whether you’re looking to go near or far, these campgrounds are a great place to start looking when it comes to camping in New York’s wine country.
Finger Lakes Campground in Prattsburg, NY
Flint Creek Campground in Middlesex, NY
Back-Achers Campsites in Himrod, NY
SamSen at Sampspon in Romulus, NY
Rivers Crossing Campground & Marina in Savannah, NY
Riverforest Park Campground in Weedsport, NY
The Ridge Campground in Mt. Morris, NY
Sun Valley Campsites in Arkport, NY
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort: Gardiner in Gardiner, NY
4. Western Michigan
According to Michigan.org, there are more than 13,000 vineyard acres within the state, and the area is one of the only regions in the world able to make ice wine, a wine that’s made by picking grapes at just the right temperature. Here are a few different campgrounds in the mitten state that get you closer to this northern wine country haven.
Petoskey RV Resort in Petoskey, MI
Chandler Hill Campground in Boyne Falls, MI
Indian River RV Resort in Indian River, MI
Oak Grove Resort & Campground in Holland, MI
Weko Beach Campground in Bridgman, MI
5. Columbia Valley in Washington
Receiving about 300 days of sunshine a year, Columbia Valley’s wine region feels worlds away from Washington’s rainy west coast. A short road trip from Seattle, Portland, and Boise, this area has grown to be a popular refuge for city-dwellers. Here are several campgrounds to check out to help plan your camping trip in Washington’s wine country.
Smokiam RV Resort in Soap Lake, WA
Sun Village Resort in Coulee City, WA
Camp J. Bell in Zillah, WA
Lewis & Clark Campground & RV Park in North Bonneville, WA
Gorge Base Camp in White Salmon, WA
Walla Walla Gun Club & Shooting Sports in Walla Walla, WA
RV Resort Four Seasons in Walla Walla, WA
Vantage Riverstone in Vantage, WA
6. Lake Erie & Pennsylvania Valleys
Pennsylvania’s wine country is actually older than the United States. Yes, you read that right. These wine roots, pun intended, go back to when William Penn brought over some vines from France in 1682. Hundreds of years later, Pennsylvania welcomes over two million wine-lovers each year.
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort: Milton in Milton, PA
Camp-A-While Campground in Hegins, PA
Sparrow Pond Family Campground in Waterford, PA
Paradise Stream Family Campground in Loysville, PA
YMCA Camp Sherwin in Lake City, PA
Camp Swatara in Bethel, PA
Blue Rocks Family Campground in Lenhartsville, PA
Mill Bridge Village Camp Resort in Ronks, PA
White Oak Campground in Quarryville, PA
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort: Quarryville in Quarryville, PA
Lake in Wood RV Resort in Narvon, PA
Birchview Farm Campground in Coatesville, PA
7. Willamette Valley in Oregon
According to Willamette Valley Wine, “The Willamette Valley, Oregon’s leading wine region, has two-thirds of the state’s wineries and vineyards and is home to nearly 700 wineries. It is recognized as one of the premier Pinot noirs–producing areas in the world.” With such close proximity to Portland, these campgrounds and RV Parks can be your home base for adventuring into the Willamette Valley.
Columbia River RV Park in Portland, OR
Holiday Farm RV Resort in Blue River, OR
8. Shenandoah Valley Region in Virginia
Nestled between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains, the Shenandoah Valley wine region is a crowd favorite, particularly in the fall when the rolling mountains are illuminated with pops of red, orange, and yellow from the changing of the seasons. Reward yourself after an early-morning hike in Shenandoah National Park by visiting a vineyard… or two.
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort: Luray in Luray, VA
Shenandoah Valley Campground in Verona, VA
Shenandoah Acres Family Campground in Stuarts Draft, VA
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort Natural Bridge in Natural Bridge Station, VA
Middle Creek Campground in Buchanan, VA
Make sure to check out our Camp Guide on 5 Wine-and-Food Pairings for Camping to help you, our little wine lover you, plan for a relaxing wine tasting night around the campfire.