8 Unbelievably Gorgeous Places to Camp Across The U.S. This Summer
Summer is about a month away, and you probably have some fun vacation activities lined up with your family.
On the off chance you're still struggling to come up with an idea of what your brood can do together this summer, we suggest you all go camping!
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To make your life easier, we've even found eight scenically gorgeous campgrounds with a variety of adventurous activities everyone in your fam will enjoy. Scroll through the list now to start making your summer plans:
Joshua Tree National Park in California
Rock climbers and serious hikers will be in awe of the boulders Joshua Tree hosts. You'll feel like you belong in The Lion King when you're exploring.
Jellystone Park in Larkspur, Colorado
This camping location is themed around the fictional campsite that iconic cartoon character Yogi Bear calls home. You may not know who Yogi Bear is, but your parents sure do! They'll go crazy for the idea of visiting Jellystone Park, trust.
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Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona
The Grand Canyon is one place everyone has to visit in their lifetime. Just look at it.
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Everglades National Park in Florida
A range of endangered species call the Everglades home. From crocodiles to manatees, you won't be able to avoid coming across an assortment of creatures.
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Acadia National Park in Maine
The variety of plants and flowers in this park is astounding. If you love nature, you'll be in heaven staying here. The tallest mountain on the Atlantic coast also calls this place home and it's the ultimate spot to watch some stunning sunrises and sunsets.
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National Bridges National Monument in Utah
Staying here is no joke. It's exactly what camping is supposed to be – away from all electronics and simply enjoying the beauty of nature. And, as evidence from the pic below, the scenery is incredible.
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Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland
You get to camp right on the beach, which is totally appropriate for summer. Did we mention that there is a community of wild horses that freely roam about the campgrounds? Now's your chance to tame a wild animal and convince your parents you deserve to adopt it.
Glacier National Park in Montana
Um, do you see those mountains? Now imagine waking up to that every morning! Glacier National Park also has plenty of hiking trailers for beginners, experts and everyone in between.
If you want to chill inside all summer rather than venture to the great outdoors, we think a movie marathon is more your speed. We'll bring THESE 16 movies, if you bring the popcorn! Which one do you want to watch first?