RV campgrounds in Florida, tent camping in Florida, cabins, primitive camping in Florida.
Spring is the best time of year for tent camping in Florida. Campgrounds are emptying out as snowbirds flock home, and the weather is fantastic. Break out the gear and head for the woods!
We thought it would be fun to share a few of our favorite campgrounds — and most of the best campgrounds are in Florida’s award-winning state park system.
If pitching a tent on a tropical island is your thing, then add Anclote Key to your bucket list. Anclote Key Preserve State Park is in the Gulf of Mexico, three miles west of Tarpon Springs over open water, and it is accessible only by boat.
Jonathan Dickinson State park can keep a lover of the outdoors busy for days with hiking, biking, kayaking, camping, wildlife watching and soaking up the natural beauty. Now’s the perfect season to plan an adventure there.
Summer is not the best season for camping in Florida — but if you do, there are a few things you should consider to make you camping experience a little more comfortable.
Faver-Dykes State Park offers excellent access to the Pellicer Creek Paddling Trail, productive fishing and woodsy camping for small RV’s and tent campers. Just 15 miles from St. Augustine, the park is a gateway to history.
Hontoon Island is a terrific refuge for camping or a stay in a rustic cabin and as a base for a kayaking or canoe trip. The paddle around the island is 10 miles filled with birds and wildlife, past ancient cypress and oak trees. This Central Florida state park is near several other great parks, too.
Anastasia State Park is a stone’s throw from historic St. Augustine and offers 139 shady, secluded campsites near a 4-mile long white-sand beach that shimmers in the sun.