We’ve selected nine public campgrounds near Tampa Bay for their scenic beauty, low prices and prime opportunities for hiking, biking, kayaking and canoeing. We think you’ll like these choices.
Inexpensive and smothered in nature, these scenic campgrounds are the best for RV and tent campers within an hour’s drive of Disney World.
In the summer months, many campgrounds in the Florida Keys reduce their rates. We’ve picked out a few for you to consider on your next trip to paradise.
Camping, kayaking, hiking, biking and a humongous swimming pool are the top features of this state park that straddles the Hillsborough River.
Tent camping in the Keys took a big hit when Hurricane Irma destroyed two state park campgrounds, but there are still a few places where you can drive a tent stake in the ground.
Severe damage from hurricanes in 2017 (Irma) and 2018 (Michael) are still impacting a handful of Florida state parks. Early predictions point to a lower threat this year, but it only takes one.
The Florida Folk Festival marks its 67th year at Stephen Foster State Park over Memorial Day Weekend. The annual event celebrates Florida’s land, people and diverse cultural heritage.
Lake Louisa State Park is a half hour from theme parks, but is a natural world with 20 miles of hiking trails and great cabins. Located on the east end of the vast Green Swamp, you’ll find wildlife, old citrus groves, hills, cypress swamps and forests.