The U.S. has innumerable beautiful sights from one end of the coast to the other. The country is full of amazing places to camp—with glorious mountains, gorgeous clear lakes, and delicious fresh air, nature lovers can feel right at home amidst the great wilderness of this wonderful country. Here are some of the best places to camp around the U.S—don’t forget to take your camera!
Acadia National Park in Maine
Acadia National Park is located on Mount Desert Island and is the natural jewel of the Pine Tree State. With 17 million acres of lush forests, 32,000 miles of streams and rivers, and over 6,000 ponds and lakes, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more scenic backdrop for your camping and hiking adventures.
The park has three different campgrounds to set your tent up Blackwoods, Seawall, And Schoodic Woods.
White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire and Maine
The north of the Appalachian Valley is the perfect destination for people who love going on rugged hikes. The area has particularly ethereal views in the fall, where the whole forest seems ablaze with red and yellow leaves. The park has many campgrounds and campsites for nature lovers to enjoy.
Minnewaska State Park Reserve in New York
This beautiful state park reserve is located only 94 miles away from New York City. Sitting on the Shawangunk Ridge, the area has an elevation of 2,000 feet above sea level and is surrounded by rugged rocky terrain. There’s plenty of space to bike, hike, and take in the views.
Shenandoah National Park in Virginia
Just a short drive away from Washington D.C., you can find the glorious Shenandoah National Park in all its glory. With more than 500 miles of hiking trails which includes an eight-mile hike to the Old Rag Mountain, the park provides plenty of scenic views of lush greenery and sparkling waterfalls. It’s open from spring to fall, and has five different campgrounds.