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10 Top Campgrounds in and Around National Parks

Great spots for tent or RV camping near Acadia, Yosemite and more

Where Should We Camp Next book cover. Inside Under Canvas tent

Jeremy and Stephanie Puglisi, courtesy of Sourcebooks/AutoCamp

En español | Our family of five has spent the last 12 years exploring campgrounds across the country in a variety of RVs, cabin and glamping rentals, and, occasionally, a good old-fashioned tent. We have racked up hundreds of nights at campgrounds and have made incredible memories along the way. We love camping just about anywhere, but our favorite trips are always to campgrounds in and around our magnificent national parks. Wallace Stegner called these parks “America's best idea,” and we couldn't agree more.

Here are 10 top spots for camping in or around our favorite national parks, plus a few fantastic state parks, excerpted from our new book Where Should We Camp Next? A 50 State Guide to Amazing Campgrounds and Other Unique Outdoor Accommodations. We include options for tent campers, RV owners and glampers in search of luxury.


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Excerpted from Where Should We Camp Next? A 50 State Guide to Amazing Campgrounds and Other Unique Outdoor Accommodations by Jeremy and Stephanie Puglisi. Published by Sourcebooks.

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