In the Mood to Pitch a Tent and Stay Awhile? 30 Amazing Places to Go Camping!

Oh to go camping again. I can’t tell you how badly I want to go camping right now, but I’m patiently biding my time until we can find a free weekend to take off with our tent, stakes, and camping gear in tow. Meanwhile, how about a list of great places to pitch your tent and enjoy a little R&R, camping style?30 Amazing Places to Go Camping - MamaBuzz {}

Some of my friends and fellow bloggers have shared their favorite places, and then I’ve thrown in a few extra locations you may want to consider adding to your camping bucket list. My family loves tent camping, especially backcountry camping. When we lived out West, we had the opportunity to go backcountry camping, where we’d just go out into the wilds, find a spot, and pitch a tent. No facilities, no running water, just us and the great outdoors. We haven’t done that in so long…. The stories I could tell of some of our adventures, some of which were hilarious…. another post, another time.

Hopefully, this little list will put some new destinations on your travel radar. I know I’m adding a few of these destinations to our travel bucket list. Let’s go on a camping adventure, shall we?

Northern Camping Spots

Shelter Valley Park – Grafton, Ontario, Canada
Parry Sound KOA – Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada
Black Hills National Forest – SD
Custer State Park – SD & WY

Southern Camping Spots

Devil’s Den State Park – AR
Petit Jean State Park – Morrilton, AR
Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort Campground – Lake Buena Vista, FL
Stone Mountain Park – GA
Port Aransas Beach – Port Aransas, TX

Eastern Camping Spots

Acadia National Park – ME
Bayley’s Camping Resort – Scarborough, ME
Where to Camp in Massachusetts
Camping Like a Pirate at Sea Pirate Campground near Tuckerton, NJ
Where to Pitch a Tent in New York
Camping at Cosby Campground – Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

Western Camping Spots

Grand Canyon National Park – AZ
Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks – CA
Yosemite National Park – CA
El Capitan Canyon – Goleta, California
Luxury Camping at KOA Campgrounds – Ventura, CA
Backcountry camping at Big Bear Lake Recreation Area in the San Bernardino National Forest – CA
Patricks Point State Park – CA
Redwood National Park – CA
Moraine Park Campground – Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
Glacier National Park – MT
Zion National Park – UT
Pinedale, WY
Grand Teton National Park – WY
Yellowstone National Park – WY

Around the World Camping Spots

Best Campsites Around the World for You and Your Four-Legged Friend

Now I know there are way more places to camp, so where do you love to go camping? Share!

Mel Lockcuff

Mel is a wife and homeschool mom to 2 boys, as well as a lifestyle and travel blogger residing in Northwest Arkansas. She recently published her first eBook, Blog Design Elements of Success. You can find Mel on Twitter @mellockcuff, as well as on Instagram and Facebook, or contact her via email at
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      Ah, Ruth, that sounds so fun! We love camping, but we haven’t been in awhile. I’m aching to go again.:) I love just getting away from everything, unplugging, and spending that time together. Nothin’ like it.

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