Hello campers, this time we will look at camping sites in Michigan, USA. Michigan is a state where you will find your inner peace and connect with nature. It is also called a Great Lake State because it borders on four of the Great Lakes. This place is ideal for all campers who love forests, cliffs and beaches.
The capital city is Lansing. If you like to camp near water then this state is perfect destination since it has more than 11,000 inland lakes. The largest city is Detroit which is known for the auto industry, Institute of Arts and Motown Records. Explore the Michigan camping places that will refill your energy!
Michigan Camping Sites
Michigan is a state that offers many natural beauties that are worth visiting. With many lakes, forests and other nature’s beauties, you will have an opportunity to enjoy outdoors without extra money spent. Here are some great camping grounds that can be found in Michigan.
This camp received a Founder’s and a President’s award. It is open from April to October. What can you do here? Ride a bike on a 34-mile trail, horseback ride, visit casinos, a kid’s museum, wineries, farmer’s markets and so on. They offer accommodations for tents, RV’s but you can stay in one of their cabins also.
If you have kids then they will enjoy trampoline basketball, carpetball, gaga ball, climb on the rock climbing wall, and see movies before a good night sleep. You won’t be hungry since you can order nachos, pizza or a panini from the café. The food will be delivered to your camp site. The campsite has a dog park where you can take your pet to take a walk, a pool, a fishing place, camping kitchen and a snack bar to grab an afternoon snack. Visit South Heaven and enjoy with your family outdoors.
Michigan City Campground
This is another great campground that you can explore in Michigan. This is a privately-owned campground on a 40-acre land. You can find it close to the Lake Michigan, 50 miles east of Chicago. Campers can camp there from April until the end of October.
It is a good place for families where they can enjoy together in different activities. You can camp there with your tent, pop-up, fifth wheel, and hybrid trailers or motorhomes. Cabins are also available for you to spend a vacation and these include sleeping, deluxe, premium cabin and sleeping cottage. The camp has a swimming pool, two fishing ponds, a playground for kids and a basketball court.
They also have a small store for buying camping supplies and food, games for children and other camper decorations. Be active and take your family on a trip with a bicycle, take a horseback ride, ride with a kayak, and play golf. You can also take them to see wineries and casinos. Kids won’t be disappointed here since this is a kids-friendly campground.
I am presenting you #1 campground in Michigan by Trailer Life in America. Petoskey is also one of the highest rated RV parks in North America. If you go on vacation to this campsite you will experience romantic sunsets, sand dunes, and fresh air from cedar, pine and maple trees. Camp with a tent, RV, or stay in one of their cabins from the end of April to the middle of October.
There are a lot of fun activities for all family members. Play bingo, bounce in the Bounce House and find your own Petoskey stone for polishing. They have a heated swimming pool and a hot tub where you can relax and enjoy water activities. They also have a fire pit where you can set an evening fire and enjoy. You should try GaGa ball with your kids. I am sure you won’t be disappointed for choosing your vacation at Petoskey.
Monroe Country / Toledo
Monroe Country campsite is another option you can take with your family. If you like to be close to the water this is a good camp to choose. They have a swimming lake with a sandy beach where kids can play and swim. Where there is a lake there are also fish, so you can rent a boat and go fishing.
They are open from April 13-th to October 28-th. At evenings you will be able to watch movies since they have an inflatable outdoor movie screen. Be active and play mini golf, soccer, baseball diamond, or other sports. Kids will also enjoy this camp.
Monroe is a camp where pets are allowed and welcomed. You have the option to stay in one of their camping or deluxe cabins. A tree house is also great to observe birds and enjoy in peace. Like with every other campsite, you won’t be hungry since they have a snack bar. This campground offers free all-you-can-eat pancakes and free Wi-Fi.
Muskegon is another beautiful campsite where you can find your peace and refill your batteries. You will find it close to Michigan’s Adventure Park. They are a full-service campground with tent and RV sites. You can choose to stay in one of their cabins and have a wonderful view on the lake.
A lake gives opportunities for water activities such as swimming, ride with a paddle board, rent a kayak, canoe or rowboat and have an unforgettable outdoor experience.
Attend a festival or two; I suggest Unity Fest and Muskegon Bike Time. If this is the camp you want to take your family to spend a vacation together, you should see popular West Michigan attractions, lighthouses, local golf courses, towering sand dunes, and the submarine.
Camping in Michigan
No matter which of these camps in Michigan you decide to visit alone or with your family and friends, I am sure the stuff and nature won’t disappoint you. If you like to camp and see local sights in Michigan then choose the camp that will satisfy your needs as a camper.
This state is rich with lakes where you can fish, and do all kinds of water sports like swimming, canoeing, kayaking, riding a boat and other. Take a ride with a car and visit Detroit. Camping in Michigan will satisfy all kinds of campers since mentioned camps have forests, beaches, and lakes. Choose yours and enjoy your outdoor stay.