Residents will get a 30-day head start to make reservations at Florida State Park campgrounds. The reservation window for out-of-state visitors is now 10 months.
Camping in Florida
The best camping in Florida in RV or tent, parks, beaches or forests, primitive camping and boondocking to campgrounds with hookups. Boat camping, car camping and RV.
This sandy campground near Jacksonville is a beach lover’s dream.
The Florida Folk Festival marks its 70th year at Stephen Foster State Park over Memorial Day Weekend 2022. The annual event celebrates Florida’s land, people and diverse cultural heritage.
The best places for stargazing in Florida are lonely places where dark skies light up the night, especially if you’re a camper. We found a dozen heavenly spots to indulge in the galaxies.
This state park is so worth a drive to explore. It would take days to experience it all – a beautiful beach, a well-preserved Civil War fort, hiking, biking, wildlife, great camping.
The Peace River has been a beloved paddling destination for decades. It was heartbreaking to see the floods after Hurricane Ian, which closed the long-time outfitter for paddling trips in Arcadia for months. But the Peace is back and it is as beauiful as ever. It’s also a great river for groups, families and beginners.
Peanut Island, reached only by boat in Riviera Beach, has clear turquoise water full of visible sea life. It’s great for a picnic at the beach — even camping. It’s an exceptional county park.
Comprehensive guide to 25 Daytona Beach campgrounds, including pop-up campgrounds for the Rolex 24, Bike Week, Daytona 500, Biketoberfest and other special events.
We found five public parks offering camping for RV and tents near Fort Lauderdale. Our roundup also includes private campgrounds and resorts that cater only to RV’s.
Glamping in Florida is now offered in six state and one national park, where some fancy tents come with chandeliers. The idea: Be in the wild, but be comfy. Newest addition: Colt Creek State Park in Lakeland.
County park campgrounds are increasingly on our radar as campers get shut out of crowded state parks or face skyrocketing rates at private campgrounds.
Secluded campground tucked into the shady woods of Oscar Scherer State Park with access to a fabulous rail trail linking Sarasota to Venice.
Ocala National Forest features more than a dozen developed campgrounds and two state parks you can use as a base to explore more than 600 square miles of wilderness.
Sebastian Inlet is always a favored destination, largely because of these two awesome campgrounds make your getaway.
This gorgeous, wild, winding river is well-known in Florida, but can only be paddled when water levels are high enough — and thanks to recent rains, that is now and probably for the next month or two. This river belongs on the bucket list of those who love the Florida outdoors.
Not only is the Suwannee a stunning wild river worth exploring for its beauty, it also offers five unusual river camps accessible only by boat. The camps have screened, covered camping platforms with electricity and a central bathhouse with hot water. The free river camps provide comfy conditions for multi-day trips.