9 of the Best Places To Camp in the US During Summer
Narrowing down the ultimate summer camping locales in the United States is no small task. Nominees should be national treasures but not nationwide hot spots, accessible to newly converted campers yet exciting for old pros, easy to reach but not too easy to reach. No one needs reminding that the Great Smoky Mountains are, indeed, great, but plenty of parks have that same wow factor without those 11 million annual visitors. From recreation to bookability, there’s a lot to consider before peak-season camping. That’s why we’ve taken care of the location scouting for you. To find that perfect mix of widely adored and criminally underrated, look no further than these nine dream camping destinations to see what summer in the US is all about.