Hitting the open road and exploring the country in an RV is a popular way of traveling for families in America, and there are plenty of excellent parks with beautiful scenery, modern amenities, and an array of activities that provide perfect rest stops. Most parks feature paved pads, full-service hookups, and plenty of facilities ranging from air-conditioned bathhouses and laundry facilities to bike and kayak rentals, swimming pools, and tennis courts. Here are some of the top RV parks in the US to try while enjoying the great outdoors.
There are plenty of excellent RV parks with beautiful scenery, modern amenities, and an array of activities.
Cherry Hill Park
Cherry Hill Park is a family-owned and operated campground in College Park, Maryland, that has been owned by the Gurevich family for more than five generations. The park began as the Cherry Hill Poultry Farm before becoming the Cherry Hill Trailer Park and then the Cherry Hill Mobile Home Village after World War 2, and finally the Cherry Hill Park.
Today, the year-round park offers a variety of RV sites, ranging from standard and premium to back-in and pull-through sites, all of which feature full electricity, water, and sewerage hook-ups, complimentary wireless Internet access, and an array of modern amenities. Park facilities include two swimming pools, a splash park for young children, an 18-hole mini-golf course, movie nights and tractor rides, and services including propane delivery, a dog-walking service, laundry facilities, and an on-site café that serves casual fare.
9800 Cherry Hill Rd, College Park, MD 20740, United States, Phone: +1 301-937-7116, http://www.hearthsidegrove.com/
Elwha Dam R.V. Park
Set on the Olympic Peninsula just outside Port Angeles in Washington, the Elwha Dam RV Park is an excellent base for exploring the surrounding area, which includes the towns of Cape Flattery, Forks, Sequim, and Port Townsend and attractions such as the Olympic National Park. The year-round park features 51 full hookups with electricity, water, and sewerage, two-and-a-half acres of land for tent campers, a cozy overnight cabin, and a guest house.
Facilities include modern restrooms with hot showers, spacious laundry facilities, an air-conditioned community room, an outdoor cabana area, and complimentary wireless Internet, firewood, and ice are available. The park is ideally situated for enjoying the picturesque natural scenery of the area, including hiking and biking trails in the Olympic National Park and boating, fishing, and beachcombing on the North Olympic Coast.
47 Lower Dam Rd, Port Angeles, WA 98363, United States, Phone: +1 360-452-7054, http://www.elwhadamrvpark.com/
The Elwha Dam RV Park is an excellent base for exploring the surrounding area, which includes the Olympic National Park.
Emerald Beach RV Park
Fondly known as ‘Florida’s Best Kept Secret,’ Emerald Beach RV Park is set on the beautiful Santa Rosa Sound in Navarre, Florida, and is an ideal base for exploring the beautiful beaches and wilderness of the Gulf Islands National Seashore.
Emerald Beach RV Park offers comfortable waterfront sites with private decks overlooking the Sound, full hookups with electricity, water, and sewerage, and amenities such as complimentary cable television and wireless Internet, a laundry room, and modern restrooms with hot showers. Park facilities include a private white sandy beach, a swimming pool, a fenced-in dog park with access to the water, kayak and paddleboard rentals, and a pier for fishing.
8885 Navarre Pkwy, Navarre, FL 32566, United States, Phone: +1 850-939-3431, http://www.emeraldbeachrvpark.com
French Quarter RV Resort (FQRV)
Located just blocks from New Orleans’ historic French Quarter and easily accessible by bicycle, car, and on foot, the French Quarter RV Resort (FQRV) is a family-friendly RV park with 52 paved sites with electricity, water and sewerage hookups, an outdoor swimming pool and a modern clubhouse. Ideally situated for exploring the ‘Big Easy,’ the park features a variety of amenities in the clubhouse such as a fitness room, a laundry room, private bathrooms with showers, a business office with computers, printing, and faxing services.
Recreational facilities include a French Quarter-style courtyard with a swimming pool and hot tub, a gazebo with bar facilities, and an ice machine.
500 N Claiborne Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112, United States,Phone: +1 504-586-3000, http://fqrv.com/
The French Quarter RV Resort (FQRV) is a family-friendly RV park located just blocks from New Orleans’ historic French Quarter.
Glacier Valley Campground
Glacier Valley Campground is an RV and tenting campground seven miles from Pardeeville in the Amish country of Columbia County in Central Wisconsin. Surrounded by the spectacular natural scenery of the Glacier Valley, the park is set on 44 acres of land with wooded hillsides and a little creek and offers paved sites with electricity, water, and sewerage hookups and amenities such as a dump station, a pavilion, and bathrooms with hot showers.
Facilities in the park include a clean swimming pond with a large water slide, a children’s playground, a sand volleyball court, a nine-hole disc golf course through the woods, several hiking trails, and horseshoes.
N8129 Larson Rd, Cambria, WI 53923, United States, Phone: +1 920-348-5488, http://www.glaciervalleycampground.com/
Hearthside Grove Resort
Nestled in the heart of Petoskey, Michigan, the Midwest’s most popular four-season resort area, Hearthside Grove Resort is a family-owned and operated RV park set on the shores of Lake Erie in Ashtabula County.
Surrounded by beautifully manicured landscapes with easy access to Geneva State Park and the Village of Geneva-on-the-Lake, the park features numerous sites with electricity, water, and sewerage hookups and modern amenities such as bathrooms with hot showers, laundry facilities, and wireless Internet.
Visitors can enjoy an array of activities such as boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, and sailing in the summer and ice fishing, skiing, and snowmobiling in the winter. Petoskey is home to numerous award-winning championship golf courses, including both nine and 18-hole courses.
2400 U.S. 31 N, Petoskey, MI 49770, United States, Phone: +1 231-622-7032, http://www.hearthsidegrove.com/
Lake George RV Park
Nestled on the shores of Lake George in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, Lake George RV Park offers an exceptional RV resort experience that promises to leave lasting memories. The award-winning 120-acre resort features 400 pull-through and back-in campsites with 30- and 50-amp hookups with electricity, water and sewerage, picnic tables and fire rings, and complimentary wireless Internet throughout the park.
The park boasts five heated swimming pools, tennis and shuffleboard courts, an adult fitness center, two movie theaters, video arcades, and on-site attractions such as nightly bonfires, fishing with the kids, campfires, and starlight movie nights.
74 NY-149, Lake George, NY 12845, United States, Phone: +1 518-792-3775, http://www.lakegeorgervpark.com/
Moraine Park Campground
Nestled in Colorado’s spectacular Rocky Mountain National Park, Moraine Park Campground is situated on the north side of Moraine Park and offers single-family tent-only sites, several walk-to tent sites, and RV sites without hookups. Sites are equipped with paved pads, picnic tables, fire rings with grates, and there are modern restrooms with hot showers and drinking water.
Boasting breathtaking views of the magnificent natural scenery that surrounds the park from 14,000-foot craggy peaks to lush forested valleys, the park in which the campground is located offers a wealth of outdoor activities such as hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing, and wildlife viewing.
US-36, Estes Park, CO 80517, United States, Phone: +1 970-586-1206
North Rim Campground
The North Rim Campground can be found on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park in northern Arizona and offers a rustic, family-friendly spot to enjoy the beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife, and a wealth of outdoor recreational activities.
Resting at an elevation of 8,200 feet, the park features 90 campsites with picnic tables, campfire rings with cooking grills, and facilities such as drinking water spigots, coin-operated showers, laundry facilities, and a dining room, deli, general store, gift shop, and post office at the Grand Canyon Lodge.
Bordering Transept Canyon, the park is shaded by towering Ponderosa pines, and aspens and a wealth of recreational activities such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and wildlife watching can be enjoyed by visitors.
North Rim, AZ 86052, United States, Phone: +1 877-444-6777
Resting at an elevation of 8,200 feet, the park offers a wealth of recreational activities such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and wildlife watching. The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park / WikiCommons / CC BY 2.0.
Ouray RV Park & Cabins
Resting on 7.5-acres of land along the banks of the Uncompaghre River in Ouray, Colorado, Ouray RV Park & Cabins is a family-friendly campsite with RV hookups, modern amenities, and breathtaking mountain views.
Located half a mile north of downtown Ouray and a short walk from several restaurants, shops, and the pool at the Hot Springs Pool, the park features RV sites with 20-, 30-, and 50-amp pedestals, water and sewerage connections, picnic tables, and satellite connectivity.
Fifteen hotspots for the wireless Internet can be found around the park, and activities include biking, hiking, climbing, canyoning, mountain biking, world-class fishing, and skiing.
1700 Main St, Ouray, CO 81427, United States, Phone: +1 970-325-4523, http://www.ourayrvpark.com/
Resting on 7.5-acres of land along the banks of the Uncompahgre River in Ouray, Colorado, Ouray RV Park & Cabins is a family-friendly campsite with a wealth of activities. Ouray Hot Springs, Ouray, Colorado by Ken Lund / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 2.0.
Paradise by the Sea Beach RV Resort
The only beachside resort in the state, Paradise by the Sea Beach RV Resort is set next to Buccaneer Park and Beach in Oceanside, California, and features 91 pull-through RV sites with electricity, water and sewerage, six-seater picnic tables, and modern amenities such as restrooms with hot showers, and complimentary satellite TV and wireless Internet.
The park has access to one of the most beautiful beaches in California, which also offers a variety of activities such as a basketball court, a children’s playground, a shaded picnic area, and a beach café.
Park facilities include a heated resort-style swimming pool, a hot tub, a fire pit at the pool area, coin-operated laundry facilities, a relaxation garden, and a small convenience store.
1537 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054, United States, Phone: +1 760-439-1376, http://www.paradisebythesearvresort.com/
Raceview Family Campground
Located on 55 acres in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Raceview Family Campground has been specializing in event camping since 1965. The special event campground is based directly opposite Lucas Oil Raceway, which is the home of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Drag Races, and a few miles from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the home of the world-renowned Indianapolis 500.
The campground features 236 RV electric sites with electricity, modern restrooms with hot and cold showers, and freshwater filling stations. Seasoned firewood, ice, and food are for sale at all major events.
3380 N County Road 1000 East, Indianapolis, IN 46234, United States, Phone: +1 317-852-5737, http://www.raceviewfamilycampground.com/
The Raceview Family Campground is located directly opposite Lucas Oil Raceway, which is the home of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Drag Races. Lucas Oil Raceway by Chad Horwedel / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0.
Rancho Sedona RV Park
The Rancho Sedona RV Park is a family-friendly campground and RV park next to the picturesque Oak Creek in Sedona, Arizona, that boasts a peaceful, tranquil setting with large Sycamore and Cottonwood trees.
Located within walking distance of several shops, restaurants, and galleries, the beautifully maintained campground features spacious full hook-up sites with cement patios, electricity, water, sewerage, picnic tables, digital cable television, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Campers can enjoy a range of recreational activities such as hiking, mountain biking, and year-round trout fishing.
135 Bear Wallow Ln, Sedona, AZ 86336, United States, Phone: +1 928-282-7255, https://ranchosedona.com/home/
Sea & Sand RV Park
Based three miles north of Depoe Bay on the central Oregon coastline, Sea & Sand RV Park is a picturesque campground with terraced ocean RV sites and cozy forested campground sites, all with direct access to the beach and spectacular beach and ocean views.
The campground features pull-through sites with full hookups offering electricity, water, and sewerage, modern restrooms with hot showers, laundry facilities, and a camp store. Recreational activities in the area range from hiking and mountain biking on several trails to beachcombing, whale-watching, fresh and salt-water fishing, and crabbing. An 18-hole golf course is within a mile of the campground.
4985 N, US-101, Depoe Bay, OR 97341, United States, Phone: +1 877-821-2231, http://www.seaandsandrvpark.com/
Summer Breeze USA RV Resort
Summer Breeze USA RV Resort is a family-friendly resort company that boasts multiple campgrounds and RV parks around the country that offer a variety of campsites and RV hookups in beautiful settings, and plenty of recreational activities for the whole family.
Quality amenities and facilities in each location include fully paved roads and sites, full hook-ups with electricity, water, and sewerage, and modern restrooms with hot and cold showers. Most of the sites have charming green spaces with plenty of trees, playgrounds for children, swimming pools, spas, bark parks, hiking trails, fishing ponds, and more. Summer Breeze USA RV Resort locations include Conroe, Katy, Brookshire, Kemah, and Victoria.
1322 Space Park Dr., Suite B180, Houston, TX 77058, https://summerbreezeusa.com/
Sunset Point RV Park
Sunset Point RV Park is a small, 29-site RV Park in Lubec, Maine with pull-through and back-in sites featuring water and electric hookups and a dump station and laundry with washers and dryers nearby.
The family-friendly campground also has eight tent sites, clean, modern restrooms with flushing toilets and hot and cold showers, a mobile sewer service, complimentary wireless Internet access, and a camp store that sells firewood, ice, and snacks. Recreational activities in the area include hiking, mountain biking, fishing, and wildlife watching.
37 Sunset Road, Lubec, ME 04652, Phone: 207-733-2272, http://sunsetpointrvpark.com/
Recreational activities at the Sunset Point RV Park include hiking, mountain biking, fishing, and wildlife watching. West Quoddy Head Light, Lubec, Maine by Spencer Means / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 2.0.
The Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort
Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground is a family-friendly, themed camping resort in the Magic Kingdom Resort Area at the Walt Disney World Resort. Established in 1971, the campground is located next to the Bay Lake and the now-defunct Disney’s River Country water park and evokes the timeless beauty of the American frontier and the magic of the great outdoors with 750 acres of pine and cypress forest and wildlife such as armadillos, deer, and rabbits roaming wild.
The campground features a variety of sites from tent camping to RV sites with full hookups, along with amenities such as modern restrooms with hot and cold showers, picnic tables, charcoal grills, cable television, and wireless Internet access.
Park facilities at the picturesque backcountry retreat include woodland trails for hiking and mountain biking, swimming pools, and other forms of entertainment.
Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground Entrance, Fort Wilderness Trail, Orlando, FL 32836, United States, Phone: +1 407-824-2900, https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/resorts/campsites-at-fort-wilderness-resort/
Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground is a family-friendly, themed camping resort in the Magic Kingdom Resort Area at the Walt Disney World Resort. The sign for (and logo of) Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground in Walt Disney World by Katie Rommel-Esham / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 4.0
Toll Bridge Park Campground
Nestled along the East Fork of the Hood River, the Toll Bridge Park Campground is a comfortable, family-friendly campground that offers an ideal base for exploring the area. Located 16 miles upstream from the city of Hood River, the campground features 81 first-come, first-serve campsites, 60 of which have partial hookups with electricity and water, and 21 tent sites.
Operated by the Hood River County, the park also offers a day-use area with picnic sites, group camping sites, modern restrooms with showers, and potable water. Attractions and activities in the area surrounding the park include hiking and mountain biking trails, picnicking at the Memaloose State Park, visiting the Hood River Waterfront Park, and dining out and shopping in the nearby town of Hood River.
7360 Toll Bridge Rd, Mt Hood, OR 97041, United States, Phone: +1 541-352-5522
Attractions and activities in the area surrounding Toll Bridge Park Campground include hiking, mountain biking, and picnicking at the Memaloose State Park. The Columbia River at Memaloose State Park, Wasco County, Oregon, United States by brx0 / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 2.0
U.S. Space & Rocket Center RV Park
Based at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center RV Park offers 27 full hookup sites with 30-amp electricity, water, sewerage, picnic tables, bathrooms with hot showers, laundry facilities, and wireless Internet connectivity.
Established in 1970, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center is a museum that showcases the history and development of rockets and the achievements of the U.S. space program. Boasting many rotating space-related exhibits with over 1,500 permanent rocketry and space exploration artifacts, the museum provides plenty of entertainment for the whole family. Visitors can also enjoy guided bus tours of the nearby Marshall Space Flight Center.
1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805, United States, Phone: +1 256-830-4987, http://www.spacecamp.com/travel/rvpark
The U.S. Space & Rocket Center RV Park is based at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
USA RV Resorts La Marque
USA RV Resorts offers several RV parks that provide spaces for RVs, campers, and big rigs in luxurious campground locations around the country. Located in La Marque, Texas, USA RV Resorts La Marque has 169 spacious, all-concrete extra wide drives and pads with full 30/50-amp hookups, water, and sewerage, and modern bathrooms with hot showers.
Facilities include a swimming pool and hot tub, a fully-equipped gym and community room, laundry facilities with washers and dryers, and complimentary wireless Internet. On-site managers are on hand to deal with any issues, cable television is available, and pets are welcome.
4313 FM 2004, La Marque, TX 77568, United States, Phone: +1 409-316-4558, http://lamarque.usarvresorts.com/
USA RV Resorts Willow Lake
USA RV Resorts offers several RV parks that provide spaces for RVs, campers, and big rigs in luxurious campground locations around the country. USA RV Resorts Willow Lake near Kemah in League City has 150 sites with concrete driveways and pads, 30/50-amp electricity hookups, water and sewerage, modern restrooms with hot showers and flushing toilets, and covered picnic areas with barbecue grills.
Deluxe amenities include commercial laundry facilities, washers and dryers, a swimming pool, a movie room with theater seating and a DVD library, a clubhouse with a community room, a dog-washing station, a full kitchen, and a fitness center. Recreational activities include hiking, mountain biking, lake fishing, and dog-walking.
1316 TX-3, League City, TX 77573, United States,Phone: +1 281-724-2020, http://www.willowlakervresort.com/
Recreational activities at USA RV Resorts Willow Lake near Kemah in League City include hiking, mountain biking, lake fishing, and dog-walking.
Yellowstone Grizzly RV Park
Based near the west entrance gate of the world-renowned Yellowstone National Park, the Yellowstone Grizzly RV Park in West Yellowstone, Montana features premium pull-through sites with full hook-ups with 30 and 50-amp electric service, water and sewerage, cable television, and wireless Internet connectivity.
The campground has also camping cabins with vaulted ceilings, knotty pine interiors, picnic tables, and charcoal barbecue grills, and the campground is within walking distance of several attractions such as Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and the IMAX Theater, Museum and Historic Center.
Other activities include an aerial ropes adventure course, several hiking and mountain biking trails, fly-fishing, horseback riding, float trips, and guided tours of Yellowstone Park.
210 S Electric St, West Yellowstone, MT 59758, United States, Phone: +1 406-646-4466, http://www.grizzlyrv.com/
The Yellowstone Grizzly RV Park in West Yellowstone, Montana is within walking distance of several attractions such as Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and the IMAX Theater, Museum, and Historic Center in the Yellowstone National Park.
Yosemite Lakes Public RV Camping
Located just outside of California’s beautiful Yosemite National Park, Yosemite Lakes Public RV Camping is an authentic American RV campground that provides an excellent base for exploring the spectacular beauty of the world-renowned Yosemite National Park.
Conveniently situated just five miles from the west gate of the park entrance, the 400-acre Yosemite Lakes Public RV Camping features 254 full hook-ups, 130 tent sites, and a variety of cabin and yurt setups, along with modern restrooms with flushing toilets, hot and cold showers, laundry facilities and a picnic area with barbecue grills.
Facilities and recreational activities in the park include a clubhouse, nature and hiking trails, shuffleboard, mini-golf, volleyball and basketball, horseshoes, a games room with billiards table, satellite television, and wireless Internet connectivity.
31191 Hardin Flat Rd, Groveland, CA 95321, United States, Phone: +1 209-962-0103, http://www.rvonthego.com/california/yosemite-lakes-rv-resort/
Yosemite Lakes Public RV Camping provides an excellent base for exploring the spectacular beauty of the world-renowned Yosemite National Park.
Zion River Resort
Nestled beside the tranquil Virgin River in a lush green valley surrounded by majestic mountains and just minutes from Zion National Park, the Zion River Resort is an ideal base for exploring several local attractions such as the Cedar Breaks National Monument, the Grand Canyon North Rim, and the Bryce Canyon National Park.
The park features large sites with concrete pads or grassy areas, full hook-ups for electricity, water, and sewerage, large trees providing plenty of shade, picnic tables, and modern restrooms with flushing toilets and hot showers. The Zion National Park is home to a diverse range of life zones, ranging from desert and coniferous forests to riparian and woodlands.
The park can be explored by the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, which boasts beautiful views of the Virgin River and Emerald Pools, which have waterfalls and a hanging garden. Popular activities include fishing, boating, swimming, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, and camping.
551 East Hwy 9, Virgin, Utah 84779, Phone: 1-888-822-8594, http://www.zionriverresort.com/
The Zion River Resort is an ideal base for exploring several local attractions such as the Cedar Breaks National Monument. Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah by Daniel_Mayer / WikiCommons / CC BY-SA 3.0.
Jill Miller is the founder of Your RV Lifestyle. Trading corporate America for the open road, Jill, along with her partner Jose, began their RV journey, making an unconventional start by wintering in New Jersey. A natural adventurer, she was motivated by a desire to explore the USA and beyond, embracing the varied landscapes, communities, and cultures across the country.
For Jill, the allure of RV living was not about material accumulation, but rather the pursuit of an adventurous, fulfilling lifestyle. A lover of golf, bicycling, hiking, and line dancing, she has carried her passions across the country, engaging with them in diverse settings. Jill’s commitment to the RV lifestyle came after years of careful research, numerous consultations with RV owners, and personal trials, including living in a rental RV.