AUG 16 2022    
Top 10 Places to Camp This Fall
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Top 10 Places to Camp This Fall

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Temperatures start to drop in the fall, coaxing leaves to paint vistas with oranges, yellows, and reds. Cooler temperatures also mean a decrease in bugs and more fun around nightly campfires. 

If you’re looking forward to the change in season as much as we are, you’re probably getting ready to plan a fall camping adventure. We’ve got you covered with 10 of the best fall camping destinations in America for a perfect getaway!

1 - Ocean City, Maryland

Castaways RV Resort & Campground in Berlin, Maryland offers amenities for RVs, tent camping, and cottage rentals. One of the largest draws to this area is the wild horses of Assateague Island. Stroll on the boardwalk at Ocean City for window-shopping and people-watching. Or feed your wild side with the rides at the Jolly Roger Family Amusement Park. The campground has plenty of activities, too. There is a dog beach, paddleboarding, or slow things down with a concoction from the tiki bar. 

2 - Paso Robles Wine Country

Wine Country RV Resort offers spots for RV camping along with unique chalets and cottages with 1-2 rooms to rent. Live entertainment, wine tastings, and outdoor movies are just some of the activities. Amenities include a playground, a pet area, and much more. Local attractions include the Estrella Warbirds Museum, Hearst Castle, Ravine Water Park, and the nightly Field of Light at Sensorio.

3 - Moab, Utah

Breathtaking views and off-the-chart amenities can be found at the Sun Outdoors Moab Downtown. The famous Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park are a stone’s throw away.  Beautiful landscapes surround the property. A gated swimming pool, splash pad, playground, and gas station are all on-site. They even provide cable, wi-fi, and an ATM. Choose from tent sites, pull-thru RV sites, or rent one of the cabins.

4 - Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

The Grand Tetons really throw on a coat of dramatic flare in the fall. While you explore the outdoor beauty you can raft, hike through mountain trails, or horseback ride. Bison, moose, and mule deer are very common sights in the fall. All 8 park campgrounds require advance reservations. Amenities range from tents only, to full RV hook-up sites, to camper cabin rentals.

5 - Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

An ancient volcanic eruption created the 1,900 ft. deep lake named Crater Lake. There are several hiking trails but the best views are anywhere along the Rim Trail. There are 2 campgrounds to choose from. Mazama Campground accommodates RVs and tents, but no hookups. The Lost Creek Campground is first-come, first-served for tents only.

6 - Presque Isle Passage, Fairview, Pennsylvania

Take a trip to the number-one voted freshwater beach in North America. Presque Isle Beach is just 7 miles from the campground. The site is big-rig friendly and offers tent camping, RV sites, yurt rentals, and lodges. Relax in the heated pool, enjoy the game room or have a game of corn hole.

7 - Acadia National Park, Maine

If you’re a fall leaf chaser, this is your dream camping destination. Get wowed by nature during your stay with 45 miles of biking trails, stargazing, swimming, tide-pooling, and birdwatching. All 4 campsites in the park require advanced reservations.

8 - Fall Creek Falls State Park, Tennessee

The park’s namesake is a 256ft waterfall, making it the center of attention. Take advantage of the freshwater with swimming, boating, and fishing. The area also offers a beautiful trail system for hiking and biking. There are 222 campsites in 5 different areas of the park. They range from primitive to accommodating a 65ft long RV, so be sure to plan your trip.

9 - Big Bend National Park, Texas

Solitude, wide-open skies, and stunning canyons bring the adventurous to Big Bend National Park. You’ll see red, orange, and yellow colors of fall. They’ll be on the rocks and canyon walls instead of the trees. Choose from 4 campgrounds for your stay. Three offer water and restrooms, while one has full RV hookups.

10 - Carson National Forest, New Mexico

Carson National Forest is where Mt. Wheeler can be found, New Mexico’s highest point at 13,161ft. Visitors may spot elk, cougar, bear, big horn sheep, and other large mammals in their natural setting. The best campsite is Laguna Larga. It has minimal visitors and offers both tent and RV campsites.

Take a page from campsites less traveled and plan a trip unlike any you’ve taken so far. With our top 10 choices located across America, you’re sure to find a fall favorite to camp at every year.

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