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Top 10 Camping Destinations for Summer 2020

by CampspotterJul 1, 2020
Top 10 Camping Destinations for Summer 2020

Looking to camp this summer, but don’t know where to start? We’ve got you covered with a list of the top 10 camping destinations for summer 2020. From the Rocky Mountains to the East Coast, each campground has unique features and amenities for every adventurer. 

Rocky Mountains

Ariel show of River Run RV Resort with the mountains in the background.

Vacation where the sky meets the land, where foot meets the trail, fly meets the river, and eyes greet every sunset as they melt over the horizon. The Rocky Mountains provide the perfect backdrop for your next camping adventure. 

Visit Granby, Colorado’s best-kept secret and book your stay at River Run RV Resort where they offer a variety of RV sites, tent sites, and vacation rentals to choose from.

Texas Hill Country

Ariel shot of Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park: Guadalupe River with the water zone and RVs in the background.

Beginning in the north where the rolling plains and prairies end, Texas Hill Country is characterized by tall, rugged hills of limestone and granite, Texas-sized ranches, and the beautiful outdoors. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and get ready to relax. 

Nestled next to the Guadalupe River in Kerrville, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park: Guadalupe River is the perfect place to have the family vacation of a lifetime. Spend the day splashing in Yogi Bear’s Water Zone, putt-put on their 18-hole mini-golf course, or walk along the Guadalupe River banks. No matter your age, camping at Guadalupe River is bound to be a blast. 

Smoky Mountains

Ariel show of Big Meadow Family Campground with RVs in-between trees.

Visit the largest protected area east of the Rocky Mountains where the Great Smoky Mountains rise along the Tennessee – North Carolina border. Visit the National Park, explore 800 square miles of land by foot or car, and be sure to stop at a few historical sites along the way. 

Nestled between the stunning Great Smoky Mountains and the Little River, Big Meadow Family Campground serves as the perfect setting for new memories with family and friends.  Featuring top-of-the-line amenities, including pull-through sites, a playground, splash pad, dog park, workout room, and more!

Blue Ridge Mountains

Glamping tree house in the woods at Golden Valley with two kids sitting on front porch.

Experience America’s favorite drive for yourself on the Blue Ridge Parkway, a connection of roads that weave through the region’s vibrant and historic land. The Parkway begins in Virginia and works its way down North Carolina, offering many sightseeing opportunities along the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Only an hour off route and conveniently located between Asheville and Charlotte, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park: Golden Valley is the perfect destination to enjoy the mountains. The park’s  600+ acres of land features accommodations, including luxury cabins and lodges, full hook-up RV sites, glamping tents with lake views, and premium tent sites. 

The Carolinas

Photo of the main building at Carolina Pines with palm trees in front and a blue sky.

Bask in warm southern hospitality while enjoying a sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean or spend your days at the beach, hiking a mountain, or exploring a new city. The Carolinas offer something for every type of adventurer. 

Just minutes away from Carolina Pines RV Resort,  you’ll find all of the excitement and popular attractions of Myrtle Beach. Get in touch with nature at the Myrtle Beach State Park, walk on the wild side with a visit to the Myrtle Beach Safari, or do some shopping at Broadway on the beach. Come dive in, explore & discover a new kind of resort experience!

Great Lakes Region

Photo of main building at Petoskey RV Resort with pond in front.

Discover the perfect getaway for you and your family in Pure Michigan. From scenic drives on the open road to thousands of hiking and biking trails, the Great Lakes region offers sand-covered adventures that lead you to your perfect destination. Here, you can find unique hidden gems like the Petoskey stone! 

Less than 10 minutes from Lake Michigan, Petoskey RV Resort features spacious RV sites and rental cottages. Kick your feet up at the cozy community lodge; cool off in the beautiful outdoor swimming pool and spa, or start a pickup match at the pristine tennis courts.

Atlantic Coast

Photo of Frontier Town RV Resort from the water with kayakers and RV sites in the background.

Dive into history, culture, and breathtaking sights on the Atlantic Coast while exploring some of the USA’s most iconic cities, like Ocean City! Their beaches not only offer great views, but also a chance to go horseback riding, kayaking, surfing or jet skiing. 

If you’re looking for fun ashore, check out Frontier Town RV Resort, situated right on the Sinepuxent Bay. Enjoy primitive campsites and cozy vacation rentals with an outstanding amenity package that includes the Frontier Town Water Park, Miniature Golf, Western Theme Park, and High Ropes Adventure Park.

Southern Pennsylvania

Photo of kids riding their bikes at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park: Quarryville.

With thousands of lakes and acres of parkland, there is no limit to the adventures you can dive into this summer in Southern Pennsylvania. Enjoy everything that this great state has to offer with friends and family.

Bask in the beauty of the countryside with a camping experience the whole family will enjoy at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park: Quarryville! When campers aren’t busy swimming and splashing at Yogi Bear’s Water Zone & Splash Pad or bouncing high on the jumping pillow, they can enjoy endless outdoor activities and amenities. 

Western New York

Photo of pool area with a double rainbow in the background at Trout Run Camp Resort.

Head to the westernmost region of New York for a one of a kind destination. Start your adventure in Rochester and follow the Genesee River South. You’ll find beautiful waterfalls and plenty of opportunities to enjoy a hike, bike, paddle, or dine by the water!

Follow the river long enough, and you’ll find yourself in Wellsville, the home of Trout Run Camp Resort. This campground offers 100 acres of beautiful frontage on the Genesee River. Full hookup RV sites, tent sites, cabins, and lodges, for every type of camping experience.

New England

Photo of campsite in the woods on the river at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park: Glen Ellis.

From the Appalachian Mountains to beautiful coastal towns, this region is home to adventures just waiting to happen! Mt. Washington Valley is the perfect place for those who enjoy the great outdoors. There are thousands of miles of hiking trails with rushing waters carving paths for hidden swimming holes and underground caves.

While you’re there, find endless family fun and relaxation at  Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park: Glen Ellis! Choose between a rustic site, a riverfront site, cabins, and much more. A trip to this park isn’t complete without exploring the beautiful surrounding area. Kayak, canoe, and tube excursions are available locally on the Saco, which runs alongside this park!