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There are great places to camp all over the United States. In the first year we put over 14,000 miles on the motorhome and traveled to 22 states. This is a collection of the best campgrounds we stayed at our first year of full time RVing. Below is a list of all the campgrounds along with links to posts and videos.

Best Campgrounds

Flagstaff, AZ: National Forest Camping

Dispersed camping in the National Forest ranks high on our list of favorite camping experiences. It’s beautiful, free, quiet and uncrowded. If you like to get away and disconnect, this may be the camping experience your looking for.

Grand Canyon, AZ: Mather Campground

Camping inside a National Park is a special experience. Mather Campground offers dry camping for $18 per night. Watch elk and deer make their way around the campground in the afternoon or go for a hike on Bright Angel Trail.

Ventura, CA: Rincon Parkway

Wake up every morning to the sound of waves crashing into the beach. For $28 per night, you can have your own beach front paradise in Ventura, CA. The sites are dry camping with access to a dog friendly beach.

Racine, WI: Cliffside Park

A short drive from Milwaukee, Cliffside Park offers large clean campsites with tall lush trees and pristine bathhouses. The best time to enjoy this gem is in the summer.

Sturgeon Bay, WI: Tranquil Timbers

Door County, Wisconsin is a great place to relax, unwind and enjoy the slow pace in the summer. The thing that makes Tranquil Timbers special are the great seasonal campers that stay there.

Key Largo, FL: John Pennekamp

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is a popular destination for visitors who enjoy life on the water and below. Enjoy kayaking, snorkeling and glass bottom boat tours. The best time to visit is in the winter.

Orlando, FL: Fort Wilderness Resort

Get a taste of the American Frontier as you drive down winding pathways through the pine and cypress forest with wild turkeys, squirrels and deer roaming throughout. Enjoy the sounds of birds singing, children playing, boat horns blowing and fireworks exploding during your stay. Fort Wilderness is a must for any Disney fan.

What are some of your favorite campgrounds?

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