There’s nothing like hitting the road, sleeping under the stars and spending screen-free time together. Camping is one of the ultimate family pastimes and with campgrounds literally everywhere, the hardest part of the trip might be deciding where to set up. The Dyrt, a resource for campground discovery, just released a new top-10 list of the best sites in the U.S. — and you’re likely closer to one than you think!

The top spot? Located in iconic Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, Jenny Lake drew rave reviews for its picturesque lakeside setting. Once you’ve made camp, you can walk to great hiking trails, paddle on the lake and spot wildlife without having to get back in your car! Since it’s located in a national park, spots fill up fast, but you can reserve your nights up to six months in advance at $36 a night.

Here’s the full top 10 list from The Dyrt, including urban camping and tenting under palm trees:

10. Camp Rockaway — New York
9. Palo Duro Canyon State Park — Texas
8. Monte Sano State Park — Alabama
7. Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort — Washington
6. Fort De Soto Campground — Florida
5. Split Rock State Park— Minnesota
4. Goblin Valley State Park— Utah
3. Alabama Hills Recreation Area — California
2. Havasu Falls — Arizona
1. Jenny Lake — Wyoming

Using a special algorithm, The Dyrt sifted through 45,000 reviewed campgrounds to select the top 10. Number of ratings and quality reviews were also heavily considered. You can use the website to find camping near you, review your favorite campgrounds and access tons of helpful tips. Get out there and enjoy our beautiful world!

—Sarah Shebek

Featured image courtesy of The Dyrt Magazine

 

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