Road trip guides make extended travels and regional vacations so much easier! We are here to help with your travel planning by providing you with various regional bases content that you can plan a whole vacation around. This article will provide you with 5 of the best campgrounds within the Northeastern region of the United States. Some of these campgrounds are mentioned because of their location in proximity to sought-after destinations, and others are mentioned because of their amazing amenities.
Before we dive into the sites, let’s look into the region itself! Although there aren’t defined lines where the regions start and end, there are 11 states that are most commonly referred to as the Northeast. They are said to include Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Schoodic Woods Campground – Acadia National Park, Maine:
We’re starting with the most Northeastern location out of all of the campsites. Schoodic Woods Campground is located within Acadia National Park in the state of Maine. Acadia is said to be one of the most popular national parks throughout the whole United States. This is the newest campground found within the park, so you can find the most updated amenities. There are 89 total camping sites. There are 78 electric hookups, 41 RV-only sites, and 13 tent-only sites. Camping fees are quite reasonably priced ranging from $22 to $60. Since this campground is found within the park, there are various hiking and biking trails within miles. You can’t forget the breathtaking views and landscapes that you would encounter at this location.
Delaware Seashore State Park – Rehoboth Beach, Delaware:
Delaware Seashore State Park has a wide variety of adventures offered, so camping here is highly recommended. Not only does the state park have many attractions, but the amenities and features of the campground itself are unbeatable. At the Delaware Seashore State Park, visitors can do everything from kayaking marsh islands, surfing the Atlantic Ocean and Delaware bays, fishing, hiking through marshland, touring preserved pieces of history, and more! The campground itself includes electricity, sewer, a heated bathhouse, a laundry room, a camp store, and water hookups (seasonally).
Kentuck Campground – Ohiopyle State Park – Dunbar, Pennsylvania
This campground is found within Ohiopyle State Park which is known for its white water rafting, hiking, and stunning views. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Falling Waters is only a few miles away and is a must-see destination! The campground itself offers around 200 sites, with each site including a picnic table, fire ring, and parking space. A majority of the sites have electric hookups, as well as dump stations and shower houses offered for all. If you would rather ditch the RV for a bit, this campground also offers cottages and yurts!
Eighth Lake Campground – Inlet, New York
This campsite is the perfect place for all the fishermen out there! This site is located within the Adirondacks and is known for its trout and bass fishing. There are other outdoor activities such as hiking, boating, canoeing, and swimming. There are 126 sites available for trailer or tent camping, flush toilets, hot showers, a beach, and boat rentals.
Normandy Farms Family Camping Resort – Foxborough, Massachusetts
This campground isn’t as much known for its nature destination but is more so known for its luxurious accommodations and activities. This camping site has an endless list of facilities including a wellness center, dog park, disc golf, creative arts center, bike park, swimming pools, playgrounds, snack bar, recreation lodge, and more. This campground is extremely family-friendly and provides so many different activities. There is complimentary Wi-Fi, the site is pet friendly, and they have a fully stacked activities calendar. Location-wise, the site is located about 30 miles from Boston, Massachusetts.
It’s so difficult to pick just 5 campsites that make the top of the list, but hopefully, you can check them out the next time you find yourself in the Northwestern region of the United States. Don’t forget to book these campsites early! Since these camping grounds are the total package, they are sure to book up far in advance. Hopefully, these locations will help you plan your next RV road trip to the Northeast!
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