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Best US States for Camping

There are a lot of great camping and outdoors destinations across the United States -- camping is abundant at national and state parks, forests, wilderness areas and preserves. Each US state has a unique appeal, but we asked which are your favorite camping states and these five stood out from the rest: Colorado, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico and New York.

Top Camping Destinations

The Ultimate Camping Trip

The best camping trips usually include a great destination. Campers love the great outdoors, national parks, wilderness areas, beaches, lakes and mountains. Consider these top spots for camping and RVing. 

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Merry Meadows Campground - Freeland, Maryland

A review of Merry Meadows Recreation Farm in Freeland, Maryland. Campground review submitted by Kim.

August Events in the National Parks

Find an exhibit or ranger guided tour in a National Park this July.

Top 5 US Wilderness Areas

Campers love the great outdoors and they voted these five wilderness areas as their favorites. Check out the top 5 US Wilderness areas.

Plan a Napa Valley, California Camping Trip

The Napa Valley in California isn’t just for wine lovers and luxury travellers. There are great camping options and opportunities for outdoor adventure.

5 Secrets for the Perfect Camping Trip

A great camping trip is one you’ll remember for a lifetime. Delicious food, the family dog, and stargazing will complete any camping trip and elevate it to perfection. We’ve compiled some of our best advice to help you get camping and having a good time whether you are a seasoned camper or heading out for your first time.

July Events in the National Parks

Find an exhibit or ranger guided tour in a National Park this July.

How to Plan a Camping Wedding

Love the outdoors? Want to tie the knot at a campground? Photos, advice and true stories from brides who recently planned a camping wedding.

Backpacking Gear Checklist

Before you head out on a backpacking adventure, make sure you pack these essential items in your backpack.

Camping and Bugs

If you are going camping, you’ll likely see some insects and bugs. Not all bugs bite, but the ones that do can be a nuisance. Here we have the best ways to keep the bugs away and have an insect-free campout.

Favorite Dutch Oven Recipes

There is something about Dutch oven cooking that is so authentic of the camping experience. Plan an entire day of meals around Dutch oven cooking with a few of our favorite Dutch oven recipes for the campground.

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