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The Best Campsites In The US

Aug 17, 2007
As one of the most enjoyable yet inexpensive trips available, anyone can available getting away from the office for a few days. Just imagine laying out beneath the stars, or in an RV, and form a bond with nature. Whether you choose to RV beside a lake, rent a cabin in the woods or pitch a tent, taking some time out for yourself and your family can be extremely relaxing. Best of all, campsites are available almost everywhere.

1. A.B.C., Branson Missouri

This campground is predominantly an RV park but also features traditional campgrounds for those with tents. It broadcasts satellite T.V. and phone service for patrons. There is also a concrete patio, table and grill available at each site. Pets are welcome, as long they are kept on a leash and you clean after them. Camping Cabins and Deluxe Cabins are available complete with air conditioning, heat, T.V., bathroom, kitchenette, covered porches, picnic table, grill, and outdoor hydrant. No pets or smoking are allowed within the cabins. Branson offers plenty of attractions like amusement parks, dinner shows, and outlet malls and so much more all within a reasonable driving distance from camp.

2. Petit Jean State Park, Little Rock Arkansas

The first official park ever created in the US, it features over 125 campsites and many log cabins as well. The ammenities are abound here, including playgrounds, swimming areas, picnic areas, and trails for those that enjoy nature walks. Camping equipment is also available for rent. While youre there, walk along the Cedar Falls Trail and you will come across the majestic Cedar Falls Water Fall and be amazed. Take your camera along for this one!

3. Montana de Oro, Southern California

This campground is situated right on the beach. Its most popular for the ocean access, wide array of golden flowers, and hiking trails. A walk along the bluff reveals a steep drop off with a fantastic view of sea lion colonies. There are four locations available for hike-in only campers and you must bring your own supplies. There are no camp fires allowed and you must bring your own small grill and pack your own water.

4. Angel Island State Park, San Francisco Bay

Once you are transported to the island by a ferry boat you can pitch a tent for the night. The view encompasses the golden gate bridge and the deep blue sea. There are trails to hike around the island where you can find shops, bicycle rentals and the Cove Cafe. Angel Island has a lot more shops and activities.

5. Fort Welikit Family Campground, South Dakota

Camping is near three large lakes and is less than an hour away from all the area attractions, such as, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Mountain, Custer State Parks Buffalo, caves and many golf courses. Fort Welikit offers horse camping with several major trails. RV hook up, tent area and cabins are also available. As an added bonus, pets are allowed.
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