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5 Camping, Glamping and RV Sites Near National and State Parks

by Katie Skrzek

May 25, 2023

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Combine a national park trip with a camping trip for your family travel this summer. RVC Outdoor Destinations offers a variety of RV sites, glamping accommodations, cabins and cottages all within a close drive of many national and state parks.

 

Live Oak Landing

This campground and RV resort in Florida is a 19-minute drive to Grayton Beach State Park. The vacation cottages are fully furnished with a flat-screen TV, washer/dryer, bathroom, kitchen, grill, picnic table, fire pit, and bed linens and towels. A swimming pool, laundry facilities and WiFi are complimentary for guests.

 

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Mountain Springs Cabins

This vacation spot in North Carolina is about a 25-minute drive to Blue Ridge Parkway National Park. The area boasts fully equipped cabins, yurts and tiny homes set on 50 acres. The accommodations are steps away from a peaceful stream and feature a charcoal grill and free WiFi.

 

Pigeon Forge Landing RV Resort

Located about 12 miles from Great Smokey Mountains National Park in Tennessee, Pigeon Forge Landing is equipped with RV sites on modern concrete pads and surrounded by lawns and a natural lazy river. Each site boasts water and sewer hookups, and electric with 30, 50 or 100 amps, plus a fire pit and picnic table.

 

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Pine Mountain RV Resort

Situated 5 miles from F.D. Roosevelt State Park in Georgia, this RV resort offers guests a pool, hot tub, steam showers, a lounge and fitness center.

 

Yosemite RV Resort

Yosemite RV Resort is about 24 miles from Yosemite National Park in California. Set on 35 acres, the resort offers back-in, pull-thru and executive pull-thru options. Swimming pools, showers, laundry facilities and WiFi are complimentary for guests.

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