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!

Orange camping tent at a campsite

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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.

For more info, visit Joshua Tree's site HERE.

Joshua Tree photo

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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.

For more info, visit Jellystone Park's site HERE.

Jellystone National Park photo

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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.

For more info, visit the Grand Canyon's site HERE.

Grand Canyon National Park

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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.

For more info, visit the Everglades' site HERE.

Florida Everglades picture from the National Park Service

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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.

For more info, visit Acadia's site HERE.

Acadia National Park in Maine sunset

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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.

For more info, visit National Bridges' site HERE.

National Bridges National Park in Utah

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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.

For more info, visit Assateague Island's site HERE.

Assateague Island National Seashore park sunrise

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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.

For more info, visit Glacier National Park's site HERE.

Glacier National Park river and mountains from National Park Services

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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?