5 Awesome Family Campgrounds Kids Will Love

Aaron & HaydenAugust 9, 2019

5 Awesome Family Campgrounds Kids Will Love

Family vacations make the best memories. Help make camping easy and fun with these fantastic campgrounds that kids will love.

1) Disney’s Fort Wilderness- Lake Buena Vista, Florida

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Photo Credit: Disney Resort Hotels, Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground – Walt Disney World Resort

There’s nothing more exciting for kids than camping at the happiest place on earth. You can do just that at Disney’s Fort Wilderness RV Park. In addition to being a quick shuttle ride from the entrance to Walt Disney World, the RV park itself has magical activities to keep kids entertained all day. Hang out at the pool that features a waterslide & whirlpool spa or sign up for archery, horseback riding, or canoeing. At night, join Chip ’n Dale for a campfire sing-a-long and roast marshmallows around the fire for some wholesome family fun.

2) Ventura Ranch KOA- Santa Paula, California

KOA’s, in general, are a great place to camp with kids as many of the parks are tailored to families. KOA’s can be found all over the country, but the Ventura Ranch KOA takes family camping to the next level. There are plenty of activities that will make kids beg to come back year after year, including a 25-foot rock climbing tower, gem mining, and a giant jumping pillow. They also have group activities like the BigFoot Adventure Walk, movie nights under the stars, or a class that teaches kids how to make a real rocket! The property also offers fully furnished safari tents and tipis to rent to add to the fun.

3) Camp Gulf- Destin, Florida

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Photo Credit: Camp Gulf, Destin, FL

The entire family will have an epic time camping directly on the white sugar sand beaches in the Gulf of Mexico at Camp Gulf. With the emerald waters just steps from your doorstep, kids can play at the beach all day long. Take a day off from the sand and ride the super water slide at one of two pools or hang out at the playground. There are also tons of family activities, including magic shows, pancake breakfasts, and ice cream socials. You won’t find a better location for your fun-filled family vacation.

4) Friendly Beaver Campground- New Boston, New Hampshire

The Friendly Beaver Campground might be the best on the list for kids over 12 since it has everything a pre-teen or teenager could want. Kids can choose from four different swimming pools or hang out in the teen game room that’s packed full with arcade games. There’s also a children’s activity room and even an adult rec room if the adults need a little alone time. Additionally, the campground hosts tons of themed events like Christmas in July, Hawaiian Weekend, a Mardi Gras party, and Saturday night entertainment. Venture away from the park to hit the beach just minutes down the road on Fenwick Island.

5) Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort- Tabor City, North Carolina

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Photo Credit: Flickr.com/MCampbell Family

The Yogi Bear themed Jellystone RV Parks can be found all over the country and are the perfect destination to take the kids. The Jellystone Park in Tabor City, North Carolina was awarded the 2017 Camp-Resort Of The Year. They offer a wide range of activities for all ages, including three swimming pools, a brand-new splash park, mini-golf, shuffleboard, volleyball, and basketball courts, a big jumping pillow, laser tag, gem mining, T-shirt tye dying, and even wagon rides. There are also scheduled activities with themed weekends to add to the fun. It was named Camp-Resort Of The Year for a reason, so make sure to visit this park with the kiddos on your travels.

So what are you waiting for? Pack up the kids, rent the perfect RV today and go make some memories!

We are Hayden and Aaron Hall and we sold everything we owned to travel the US in an RV. Our goals are to visit every state and every National Park in the U.S. before we travel Internationally to visit every country in the world. We love to highlight amazing outdoor adventures as well as delicious vegan food that we find on our travels.

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