In North America there are literally thousands of campgrounds from which to choose.
If you want to make the most of your camping experience, here are some suggestions for you.
These campgrounds require a bit of effort to get to and they are definitely not for RVs; strictly tenting or rustic cabins here.
Kayak Camping at Catalina Island, California
Just 21 miles from Los Angeles sitting offshore, there are many vacation options on Catalina but none like kayak camping. This enables the visitor to enjoy the breathtaking experience of Catalina like no other way.
Two to four days of camping are recommended and there are nine campsites on the northeast side of Catalina that are boat-in sites. Add to your daily paddle, hiking, fishing and snorkeling and you will have a camping experience to remember.
Step Back in Time on a Covered Wagon Train Adventure in Wyoming
If you love horseback riding then this camping excursion is definitely for you. Recommended camping time is 4 to 5 days where you can join a wagon train that travels through the Targhee National Forest.
An authentic replica of a Conestoga wagon will be your transportation. The awe inspiring views of the landscape between the Teton National Parks and Yellowstone are reason enough to try this one-of-a-kind camping experience.
Primitive Camping at Georgia’s Cumberland Island National Seashore
Tranquility and solitude await campers to this primitive campground. Take in the pungent odor of a live oak forest while you set up camp along the beach.
Wildlife lovers will enjoy the diversity and birds dot the shore especially during migration season. There are even wild horses to share your experience. St. Mary’s waterfront is where you catch a ferry to this fantastic and serene camping event.
Beat the Usual Floridian Crowds at Dry Tortugas National Park
Key West is a popular vacation destination but 70 miles west of there is the Dry Tortugas. Take a seaplane or ferry to the park that consists of 7 islands where sand, sea and coral reefs surround the area.
The only campground available is Garden Key and sites are provided on a first-come first-serve basis. With only eight campsites that offer a grill and picnic table, there is only room for 6 campers in three tents. This is the perfect camping experience for those that love snorkeling and scuba diving.
Those that love to camp can find a number of unusual and unique spots to set up their tents. Many of those spots are free as long as you get there before anyone else. Check out these campgrounds so that your camping experience is one that won’t soon be forgotten.