The U.S. is famous for its abundant natural gems, including natural parks, gorgeous rivers, incredible mountains, and lakes. Lakeside camping is one of the most unique experiences in the country, and there are a good number of destinations to choose from, according to a report by TheTravel.com.
Whether taking some of the best US national park road trips in search of serene lakeside camping or visiting specific spots for a weekend (or even a while longer), these lakeside campgrounds in America come with beautiful natural views and fun activities that create lasting memories. Here are the most scenic places for lakeside camping in the U.S.
Nestled less than half a mile from the fantastic Lake Powell’s shoreline, Wahweap RV & Campground in Page, Arizona, is one of the most beautiful lake camping spots in the US and guarantees unforgettable experiences. It boasts over 250 campsites, including 139 full hook-up sites and 112 RV sites.
Its position right in the heart of Wahweap Marina is another attractive feature of this campground. There are plenty of powerboats and water toys, such as water skis, wakeboards, kayaks, paddleboards, and kneeboards.
Hours of operation : 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (March 1 through July 1), 7 a.m. – 8:p.m. (July 2 through September 30), and 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (October 1 – March 31)
Campground amenities : Free Wi-Fi, Shuttle rides to and from the airport, printed maps and guides for hikes, fitness room, business center, and fireplaces.
Nestled on the coast of Lake Superior, Lake Superior State Forest Campground is one of the best lake camping destinations in the US in terms of beauty and is ideal for a perfect weekend adventure. It is situated about 6 miles west of Muskallonge Lake State Park. Blind Sucker No. 1 State Forest Campground, on the Blind Suker Wildlife Flooding, is only about a mile away.
There are plenty of fun activities to enjoy at and around the campground, including hiking along the 7.3-mile Blind Sucker Pathway, fishing, and paddleboarding. Visiting the Midwest for the first time? This is one of the must-try summer experiences not to miss.
Campground amenities: 18 sites for tent pitching, vault toilets, picnic table, and campfires.