Camping

Red Coconut RV Park

Best camping near Fort Myers and Sanibel

There are dozens of nice RV campgrounds near Fort Myers. Here are six that stand out above the rest.

Suwannee River State Park at the center of adventure

Suwannee River State Park at the center of adventure

A pair of rivers on the move but even a novice paddler can negotiate the currents without difficulty We’re camping at Suwannee River State Park, nestled in quiet woods on a high bluff above the junction of the Withlacoochee and […]

Blue Spring State Park

Blue Spring State Park: Swim, float and paddle away the summer heat

The park is beautiful, the swimming is fabulous and paddling opportunities are numerous. Escape the summer heat at Blue Spring State Park in southwestern Volusia County.

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Key Largo Kampground and Marina. (MM 101.5)

Take a summer break with lower RV rates in the playful Florida Keys

A complete list of RV campgrounds in the Florida Keys with amenities, reservations links and rates for 2018.

W.P. Franklin Lock on the Okeechobee Waterway

Camping with the Corps: Clean, orderly, nicely landscaped

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages more recreation areas than any other federal agency. Six are in Florida — and they are fabulous.

Gearing up!

Just in time for summer, we present our list of gear you need for the outdoors this season.

Cool summer camping near Tampa Bay

Cool summer camping near Tampa Bay

‘Roughing it’ takes on new meaning when camping during a Florida summer. Cooling off becomes a priority. Take the edge off with lots of water, lots of shade and smart thinking.

Primitive camping at Alderman’s Ford: Kick it up a notch

Primitive camping at Alderman’s Ford: Kick it up a notch

The 1,140-acre park in eastern Hilllsborough County has a multi-use trail for hiking and cycling, and launch point for the Alafia River Paddle Trail.

The campground at Long Key State Park was wiped out by Hurricane Irma.

Hacks for booking a campsite in the Florida Keys

More than 900 campsites were wiped out when Hurricane Irma swept through the Florida Keys, and that has put pressure on those that remain, especially at state park campgrounds. We show ways to improve your odds.

Photo/Barbara Roberts, Florida State Parks

Gamble Rogers: A celebration of song and sea

By doubling the size of its campground, this oceanfront state park in Flagler Beach has expanded its reach — and its appeal.