Welcome to Pennsylvania campers! It is a northeastern state in the U.S. It is rich in farmlands, forests, and mountains. The capital of this state is Harrisburg and the largest city is Philadelphia. It is known for the Independence Hall where Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed. It also has a Liberty bell which is a symbol of American freedom.
If you decide to go here you will find shorelines, lakes, green landscapes of farms and plains, and mountains. You should explore its top destinations like Lake Erie, Pittsburg, Gettysburg, and other local sights. Here are Pennsylvania’s camping grounds where you can relax your mind and soul.
Camping in Pennsylvania
People love to go camping in Pennsylvania since it has natural beauties to explore. There is a variety of different campgrounds here but I picked five of them that you should check out, and here they are.
Pine Cradle Lake Family Campground
The Pine Cradle Lake camp is open from May 1st to October 15th. This campground has different accommodation types to offer. You can bring your tent and camp at primitive campsites with water and electricity. Bathhouses are 100 feet away. There we have RV campsites that can accommodate campers of all size. These campsites have electricity, water and sewer utilities.
You can have a picnic and serve food on the picnic table and use a fire ring. They also offer premium RV campsites which are larger than standard ones. If you want to stay close to the water you can stay at Lakeside RV campground and enjoy a view of the lake. Make sure you reserve your favorite spot before you go camping.
Do you want more luxurious camping? Rent one of their cottages or cabins. Cottages have a kitchen and a bathroom while cabins do not. Four to a maximum of six people can camp in one of each accommodation unit. Your pet is welcome here also.
They have many organized activities that you can attend with your family, so don’t hesitate and make yourself an unforgettable vacation in Pine Cradle Lake.
Welcome to Gettysburg Battlefield camp. They are open from April 6 to October 31st. If you will camp with your tent you can stay at tent sites with stone dust tent pads and use the fire ring and a picnic table. Each tent site can accommodate up to five campers. For more comfortable camping, you have cabins for 4 people. There is a double bed and a bunk bed for usage. Bring your pet with you since they are allowed in the cabin.
You can get an activity pass ($9.95) that allows you fun and enjoyment for multiple days! You can find a hidden treasure, swim in the pool, and play mini golf, carpet ball, horseshoes, life-size chess, and many more. You can rent a movie in case it is a rainy day and listen to ghost stories in the pavilion with your kids. No excuses for having fun!
Yogi Bears Jellystone Park Camp-Resort
Yogi Bear’s camp-resort is located at 63 acres of land in Quarryville. This is a very friendly place where you can camp and enjoy fun activities. Choose one of their cabins or choose your site for RV or a tent. They have some great packages that you can get and enjoy what they have to offer (discounts, surprising gifts etc.).
The camp has a lot of activities that you can attend with your kid like playing in the Yogi Bear’s water zone, swimming pools, lazer tag, adventure mini golf, jumping pillow and many more. They have a pool cabana rental where you can enjoy privacy. You can also rent a golf cart or a limo cart. There is nothing better than to relax in your own hot tub and you have an option to do that in Yogi Bear’s camp resort. Visit them and see for yourself how this camp is worth it.
Delaware Water Gap / Pocono Mountain
This place is another family resort that will offer you whatever families like to do. They have new patio sites with upscale seating and campfire elements. You can camp with a tent on the grassy or wooded area. The recreational area is made for kayakers, canoeists, hikers, and rafters.
There is a Native American Museum that you should visit with your family. Delaware Water Gap camp offers recreational courts for playing basketball, volleyball, and other games such as game mining, GaGa ball etc. This camp is open all year so you can go there whenever you want. You can go to the camp in the winter time and enjoy skiing or go in summer when you can enjoy in sun and water.
Keen Lake Camping & Cottage Resort
Keen Lake camp is the last of our picks of Pennsylvania’s camps that we are presenting in this article. This camp is run by a family Keen for 60 years now. If you will visit this place you will be able to go to the Poconos Mountains where you can explore the Maple city, Wayne country fair, Sturbridge line and enjoy the wildlife.
And what can you do here for entertainment? It is fun to be in this camp in summer. They have a beautiful lake for some lake activities such as swimming, ride with the rowboats, canoes and kayaks, paddleboards, aqua cycles, fishing and playing on the beach. They offer tent, RV camping and staying in cottages for more luxurious camping. If you like it here, you can season camp at the lake. They also have an events calendar for you to see what is happening each month.
Why go Camping in Pennsylvania?
There are many campgrounds in Pennsylvania but I picked a few for you that offer campers and hikers all they need for an enjoyable vacation. Camps are friendly and will take care of your camping needs. If you are interested in one of them you can contact them by telephone or e-mail and get more information. I wish you enjoyable staying in Pennsylvania.