Skip to Content

The 10 Best Campgrounds In The U.S. This Year 

Share The Article

Last Updated

One major travel trend that has been seeing a big increase among Americans recently is camping, with reports indicating that at least 58 million households went camping in America last year, and the number is only expected to rise in 2023. 

woman camping alone with beautiful sunset view

Campspot, an online booking platform for North American campsites, recently released its list of the best campsites across North America.

With choices ranging from family campgrounds, cabins, RV resorts, and glamping, Campspot helps campers narrow down the vast array of options they face when choosing where to stay.

This list is especially helpful as anyone planning on heading to a National Park this summer might find them quite busy and unavailable unless reserved well ahead of time. 

@campspot 🥇 The fans voted, and the results are in!! 🎉 Introducing the 10 Best Campgrounds in America! #Campspot #findyourcampspot ♬ original sound – maria!

In choosing the top 10 campgrounds across America, Campspot assigned the rankings by taking into account over 40,000 user votes and data points.

Looking at booking numbers, visitor reviews, and other internal data, a short list was created, and then campers voted to choose the top contenders. 

Here are the Top 10 Campgrounds In The U.S. For 2023:

Indian River RV Resort – Indian River, Michigan 

You can find this beautiful campground in Northern Michigan, with log cabins on offer as well as RV and campsites as well.

Nearby to Michigan's beloved lakes, campers can spend their days on the water as well as the stunning views.

With a heated pool, and many activities to pass the time, it’s easy to see why Indian River is a favorite. 

Top 5 Travel Insurance Plans For 2023 Starting At $10 Per Week

Easily Earn Points For Free Travel


Quote by Pat McManus, Outdoor Life magazine

♬ original sound – IndianRiverRVResort

On The Saco Family Campground – Brownfield, Maine 

Nestled along over 1700 feet of shoreline along the Saco River in Maine, this campground has both riverfront tent spaces and RV hookup sites.

Those who are looking to stay a while will be happy to know that long-term stays are available.

The campground even offers a shuttle service so that you can kayak or tube back down the river at your leisure. 

The Nugget RV Resort – Saint Regis, Montana 

Nestled in the mountains in Montana and among the Clark Fork and St. Regis Rivers, The Nugget Rv resort is really in the middle of some serious nature.

Take in the views and enjoy that endless Montana sky while enjoying the amenities such as a pool, general store, and other activities for the family to enjoy. 

Otahki Lake Cabins and Campground – Patterson, Missouri 

If you have ever wanted to stay in a covered wagon, then Otahki Lake Cabins and Campground is for you.

Located only about 3 hours from Memphis and 2 hours from St. Louis, the location is perfect for being accessible yet feeling like you are worlds away.

Play on the e-bikes, kayaks, and golf carts, and take part in all this special spot has on offer. 

Stonebridge RV Resort – Maggie Valley, North Carolina 

If you are looking to get into the Great Smoky Mountains this year, then Stronebrige could be just what you need.

The campground has different-sized cabins and cottages, as well as tent and RV sites. 

This is an ideal location near famed sites such as the Blue Ridge Parkway, Cataloochee Ski Resort, and  Smoky Mountain National Park, and there are many ways to get out into nature while you are here. 

Dark Sky RV Campground – Kanab, Utah 

“Come for the sites, and stay for the stars” is Dark Sky’s motto, and visitors who are looking to gaze at some seriously clear night skies will find themselves happy with the viewing opportunities here.

You might be just outside the city of Kanub, but when the darkness sets in, you might as well be on the moon. Oh, and yes, it has wifi and all modern amenities as well.  

Pecan Park – Jacksonville, Florida 

Campers who are looking for some ocean access will be happy to hear that Pecan Park is just around the corner from some of Florida's best beaches.

With RV sites and brightly colored cabins available, campers can cast a line at the stocked fishing lake or take income culture and the nearby Jacksonville museums. 

Kootenai River Campground – Troy, Montana 

If you think a campground surrounded by a national forest and a river and tucked away in northwestern Montana sounds like it would be a special place, then you are right. 

Kootenai River Campground has cozy cabins, as well as sites for tents and RVs. With a boat launch and many other facilities available, those who are looking to hunt and fish will enjoy their time here. 

Okefenokee Pastimes Cabins and Campgrounds – Folkstron, Georgia 

This campground is perfect for those looking to visit Georgia’s Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, a diverse habitat of various wildlife and America’s largest swamp.

Offering cabins that range from deluxe to basic, as well as RV and tent sites, Okefenokee Pastimes Cabins and Campgrounds wins points with visitors due to its modern facilities and access to the nature around it.

Okefenokee Pastimes Cabins and Campgrounds - Folkstron, Georgia
Photo credit: Okefenokee

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resort: Memphis – Horn Lake, Mississippi 

Jellystone Memphis can be found only 5 miles outside of the city and offers a great time for the family to kick back and enjoy the pool and water slides.

One thing that the over 75 Jellystone Parks located around America share in common is their commitment to family fun.

Offering activities for all ages, this is definitely a place to keep the kids busy while mom and dad kick back by the fire pit. 

@campjellystone The people that get it, get it. 🐻💚#JellystonePark #Jellystone #fyp #weekendvibes ♬ Angeleyes (Sped Up Version) – user32780792152

↓ Elevate Your Travel↓

Sign Up Now For Travel Off Path Premium! No ads, VIP Content, Personal Travel Concierge, Huge Savings, Daily Deals, Members Forum & More!

✈️Join Our Travel Off Path Community Forum: Where travelers unite, ask questions, share experiences and even find like-minded travel buddies!


Enter your email address to subscribe to Travel Off Path's latest breaking travel news, straight to your inbox.

This article originally appeared on

Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. This content has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of the entities included within the post.