7 Bucket list place to camp and explore

Looking for adventure ideas? Read about some of our recommended destinations, for the camping newbies to the long haul road warriors there’s an adventure in store for you.


Kicking off the list with a breathtaking park with over 2200 campsites is Adirondack Park in Upstate New York. Not only is this a great place for camping and recreation, the south east region of the Adirondack park holds a historical site of the beginning of the french and Indian war. You can expect stunning vistas, waterfalls, and great mountains to hike. To learn more click here


Boston Harbor Islands in Massachusetts is our staff pick second choice. Containing over 8 islands, 4 mainland parks, and a handful of historical sites there is plenty of things to do while out and about. The Boston Harbor Islands are both part of the NPS and the state parks association of Massachusetts, bring your boat or take the ferry to experience what park has to offer! To learn more click here


If you love mountains you’re in for a treat with this next one, our third ranked area is the Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness Area spanning the Montana-Wyoming border. Containing Montana’s highest point at just over 12000 feet there are a lot of challenging day hikes, tons of wildlife to observe, and a handful of great campgrounds to choose from. Operated by the US forest service You can expect rugged terrain, glaciers, mountain-foot lakes, and passes to hike. To learn more click here


Another location you cant miss is the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan's’ upper peninsula. Managed by the NPS, the pictured rocks lake shore is a great place to stay while being close to other recreation. From boat tours, kayaking, Featured spot to camp is the Little Beaver Lake Campground which is just a hop skip and a jump from the lake shore. To learn more click here


Another unique feature is the Hot Springs National Park located in Arkansas. This historic hot springs site features over 25miles of trails, a great surrounding community, bathhouses that offer thermal pools and massages. To learn more click here


Located on the Virgin river is the Watchman Campground at Zion National Park in Utah. Zion National park supports a wide range of outdoor activities you don’t want to miss while keeping a smile on your face with unbelievable views. Go out and overland camp at Zion National park. To learn more click here



For those who love easier hiking Redwoods National Park is a spot worth exploring. Located on the northern coast of California there's is the option of spending time on the ocean and in the woods. Take your photo next to one of the huge redwood trees, day hike, or dispersed camping there are plenty of options at every comfort level. To learn more click here