Planning a Trip With Your Loved Ones? These 5 Holiday Destinations Are Perfect for a Camping Trip

There’s no better way to spend a summer vacation than heading out on a destination camping trip.  There’s no need to drive half-way across the continent, either.  All families need is a little bit of time and the right trailer or RV to get them to where they want to go.

Glacier National Park

Located outside the quaint but bustling town of Whitefish, Montana, on the slope of the Continental Divide, Glacier National Park was recently voted the best national park for camping by Reader’s Choice.  This coveted award was offered for a variety of reasons.  After all, Glacier National Park has a little bit of everything, including alpine lakes, miles of hiking trails, and plenty of campgrounds to choose from.

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Its proximity to Whitefish makes the west side of the park popular among families.  Thankfully, there are many campgrounds in the park itself that can accommodate RVs, including Apgar, Avalanche, Fish Creek, Many Glacier, Saint Mary, and Two Medicine.  The town of Whitefish offers tons of outdoor activities, including hiking and biking, water sports, and plenty of other family-friendly adventures.

Brown County State Park

Brown County State Park is the largest state park in the state of Indiana and it has something for everyone when it comes to outdoor fun.  It’s right on the waterfront for swimming and fishing, boasts plenty of rolling hills with beautiful trails that are perfect for mountain biking or hiking, and even has an indoor aquatic center that has a water slide for the kids.  Pets are also permitted at campsites and sites are available both with and without full hook-ups.

Black Hills

Have a toy hauler from and want to take the family out for some quality time on the ATV trailers?  Black Hills, South Dakota is one of the best places for it.  The Black Hills National Forest features thousands of miles of trails so long they stretch into South Dakota’s adjoining states and most local towns and historic landmarks welcome properly registered ATVs.

Check out Deadwood and Hill City to find two of the area’s most popular spots.  Those who prefer a little bit more peace and quiet might prefer Deerfield Lake.  No true ATV enthusiast can get away with skipping this top destination.

Hocking Hills State Park

Hocking Hills State Park in Ohio is full of natural beauty.  It boasts incredible waterfalls and gorges along with plenty of hiking trails and a wide variety of nearby campgrounds.  Those who want some extra amenities will find that there are also tons of privately owned campgrounds in the area able to accommodate RVs.

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Bighorn National Forest

Located in one of the most scenic areas of Wyoming, right outside of Sheridan, Bighorn National Forest offers outdoor activities ranging from camping and fishing to hunting and miles of ATV trails.  It’s arguably one of the most underrated areas for riding ATVs across the country.  ATV trails range substantially in difficulty, so make a point of doing some extra research prior to taking kids out for rides.

There are plenty of beautiful, scenic, fun spots to camp with a family in the Midwest.  For those with the right trailers and equipment, there are also countless opportunities for outdoor sports.  No matter which way drivers cut it, they’ll be sure to find plenty of family fun for everyone.



Ankur Bharadwaj

I’m Ankur Bharadwaj, Freelance blogging scientist and Engineer by profession from Bangalore, India. Here at Speaking Dots, I write about starting & managing a blog, Entertainment, Technology, Life Style, social media, SEO, and Digital Marketing.