15 RV Campsites You Will Want To Stay At

Throughout the years we have stayed at some pretty amazing RV campsites! Some of them were full hookups, some partial and some complete boondocking. Also, some of the campsites themselves were just OK, but the location or amenities made it a favorite!

Best RV Campsites

RV camping is such a great way to get out into the great outdoors! Camping experiences are a great way to bond as a family and taking a camping trip or making RV Living your lifestyle all lead to amazing moments.

Below we share our favorite RV Campsites. Some are by sandy beaches, some are on free BLM land recreation areas, and a few are in Good Sam Campgrounds. A couple have picnic tables at the camping site and some were not easy access with a big rig, but totally worth it for the site we ended up in!

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Henrys Lake State Park

Henry's Lake State Park RV Campsites picture

Location:
This campground is located 30 minutes from the West Yellowstone entrance. It makes it a great location to explore this part of Yellowstone. Site 054

Why we love it:
If you can get a site that backs up to the Lake it is a beautiful view!
There is also a nice walking trail around the campground and hiking trails that go out from the park.

Hookups:
Water and Electric – NO sewer, but dump station on site.

Learn more or book your site: https://parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/parks/henrys-lake/

Big Arm – Flathead Lake SP

Big Arm Flathead State Park RV site.

Location:
This campground is located on the gorgeous Flathead Lake in Montana. It is also a great place to stop on your way to Glacier National Park! Site B014

Why we love it:
You literally walk right out your door and down to the crystal clear water of the lake! Plus the sites are pull in which is always nice!

Hookups:
Not all sites have hookups. In the site pictured we had no hookups. Water was available at the campground.

Learn more or book your site: https://fwp.mt.gov/stateparks/big-arm/

Nomad View – Buffalo Gap National Grassland – South Dakota

Nomad View - Buffalo Gap National Grassland

Location:
This is a dispersed camping site located right outside of the Badlands National Park. It is free and there are no amenities or hookups.

Why we love it:
As you can see the views are unbelievable and it is free! Plus you are super close to Badlands National Park. Note: It can get REALLY windy.

Hookups:
No hookups at all. Completely self contained.

Learn more or book your site: https://www.campendium.com/nomad-view

Stanley RV + Camp in Stanley, Idaho

Stanley RV and Camping RV Campsite in Idaho

Location:
This campground is located right outside of the awesome town of Stanley, Idaho. It is also located within a 20-45 minute drive of some awesome natural hot springs. Site #22

Why we love it:
The views of the mountains from your campsite are gorgeous and sunsets are unbelievable! It is also full hookups which is nice and makes for a great basecamp to explore the area.

Hookups:
Full hookups! Water, sewer and electric

Learn more or book your site: https://stanleyrv.com/

Fiesta Key RV Resort In Layton, Florida (the Florida Keys)

Fiesta Key RV Resort ocean site

Location:
This campground is located in the Florida Keys at Mile Marker 70 – Key West is Mile Marker 0. Site #190 or close to it.

Why we love it:
You can get sites with awesome views like this, but even without that, the whole campground is surrounded by water so you are never far away from the ocean. Plus they have a nice pool and restaurant/bar on site.

Hookups:
Full hookups! Water, sewer and electric

This is a Good Sam park. Learn more about the park on the Good Sam site.

Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Balloon Fiesta

Location:
Located just off of the Balloon Fiesta grounds, they offer camping spots where you can walk or take a shuttle to the Balloon Fiesta.

Why we love it:
The location itself is basically just a parking lot, but waking up to a bunch of hot air balloons soaring over your RV makes it an amazing experience!

Hookups:
No hookups, but they do bring a sewer truck around to empty your tanks. They have fresh water fill stations on-site and generators are allowed.

Learn more or book your site: https://balloonfiesta.com/RV-Information

Camp Gulf in Miramar Beach, Florida

Destin, Florida Camp Gulf Site

Location:
Located on the beach in Miramar Beach, Florida which is right next to Destin, Florida.

Why we love it:
You are literally right on the beach. Not all sites are, so if you don’t want that you can choose to stay further back in the park. They also have a pool and a hot tub!

Hookups:
Full hookups – unless you are right on the beach – there you do not have a sewer hookup and you cannot stay there if you have pets. They do come around and pump out sewer if you have a beach front site.

This is a Good Sam park. Learn more about Camp Gulf on the Good Sam site.

Carbella Recreation Site in Emigrant, Montana

Carbella Recreation Site.

Location:
Located about 30 minutes from the north entrance of Yellowstone and the city of Gardiner, Montana.

Why we love it:
It is BLM land and was being redone in 2020/2021 so not sure what the new layout will look like. You are right on the Yellowstone river and close to Yellowstone National Park and other attractions and it is free!

Hookups:
No hookups, but there is a gas station about 20 minutes away that has a dump station and water fill up.

Learn more or book your site: https://www.campendium.com/carbella-recreation-site

Playa La Perla in Bahia Concepcion in Baja, Mexico

Playa La Perla campsite

Location:
Located on Bahia Concepcion in Baja, Mexico.

Why we love it:
Look at that view! You are literally right on the water. It is an amazing view to wake up to every morning.

Hookups:
No hookups. Or internet or cell coverage.

Learn more or book your site: there is no website for this place.

To be honest I could have put all of our Baja, Mexico campgrounds on here. To learn more about them check out our post: https://www.crazyfamilyadventure.com/baja-camping/

Lone Rock Beach Primitive campsite in Page, Utah

Lone Rock beach campground

Location:
Located in Page, Utah on the Lake Powell beach. Check out these great things to do in Page while you are there.

Why we love it:
You are parked right on the sand and have an amazing view of Lake Powell and Lone Rock. Plus it is only $14 a night!

Hookups:
No hookups, but they have a dump station and water fill up station on your way in to beach.

Learn more or book your site: https://www.nps.gov/glca/planyourvisit/camping.htm

Parkside Campground in Red Lodge, Montana

Parkside Campground

Location:
Located in Custer Gallatin National Forest in Red Lodge, Montana. Site #07

Why we love it:
The sites are big and you are tucked back in the trees right on the rushing river. It is so peaceful and there is no cell signal. Plus you are close to the Beartooth Highway.

Hookups:
No hookups.

Learn more or book your site: https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/custergallatin/recreation/recarea/?recid=60829&actid=29

Burlington Campground – Humboldt Redwoods State Park in Humboldt County, California

Burlington Campground RV campsites.

Location:
Located in Humboldt Redwoods State Park in Humboldt County, California. Site: 017Bu

Why we love it:
The sites are located right under massive Redwoods! You can walk to the state park trails and drive to explore more of the Redwoods. Note: There is a length restriction for rigs in the campground.

Hookups:
No hookups.

Learn more or book your site: http://humboldtredwoods.org/

Valley Of the Gods in Mexican Hat, Utah

Valley Of Goods In Mexican Hat

Location:
In the Valley of the Gods in Mexican Hat, Utah. This is a great stop on your Utah Road Trip.

Why we love it:
It was in a remote location with large sites and amazing views. Perfect for caravanning with friends and plenty of camping areas.

Hookups:
No hookups.

Learn more or book your site: https://thedyrt.com/camping/utah/utah-valley-of-the-gods

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Isla Blanca County Park in South Padre Island, Texas

Isla Blanca RV Park rv campsites.

Location:
In Isla Blanca State Park located in South Padre Island, Texas.

Why we love it:
The price is super reasonable for a month. You have full hookups, you can walk to the beach and you can get cable internet service. Surfing is amazing and there is a total island vibe going on!

Hookups:
Full hookups.

Learn more or book your site: https://reservations.go2gov.net/parks/base/CameronParks/publicSite/taskSelection.faces

Thousand Trails Orlando in Clermont, Florida

Thousand Trails Orlando RV campsites.

Location:
In Clermont, Florida just outside of Orlando, Florida.

Why we love it:
It is a popular place with Fulltime Families – which means lots of friends and other kids to play with. There is also a nice pool and hot tub and you can find large sites.

Hookups:
Full hookups.

This is a Good Sam park and a Thousand Trails campground. Learn more about the park on the Good Sam site.

There you have it, our favorite RV campgrounds in North America (including the United States and even one in Mexico). Staying in campgrounds offers the amenities and ease of getting water and power, but boondocking really takes you to some epic spots!

If you are interested in the camping lifestyle be sure to check out our posts on full-time RV living.

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If you are interested in find more RV parks be sure to check out the Good Sam campgrounds where you can get a discount on RV sites.

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