You don’t need to battle wild animals and wander in the wilderness to enjoy an American tradition. Some of the country’s best RV campsites are situated close to big cities. Go local! Try these five RV sites near big cities. Here’s a rundown of our favorite spots from coast to coast.
Liberty Harbor – New York City
A 15-minute drive from the Big Apple, Liberty Harbor is the nearest RV park to NYC. Open year-round, the park offer views of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, tours of Manhattan and discounted tickets to Broadway shows.
Jantzen Beach RV Park – Portland
Located on the Columbia River, with a view of Mount Hood, and close to Washington Park’s famous Rose Test Gardens and Japanese Garden.
Greenbelt Park – Washington, D.C.
This Maryland park has 174 camp sites, nine miles of trails, three picnic areas, and it’s just 12 miles from attractions like the National Mall and Lincoln Memorial.
Oakland Plantation – Charleston, S.C.
Enjoy a free wagon tour, take a walk along the nature trail or fish in the 30-acre lake at Oakland Plantation. Situated on the grounds of a real antebellum plantation and next door to Blackbeard’s Cove Family Fun Park, this park is a wonderful base for exploring historic Charleston.
St. Louis RV Park – St. Louis
Urban camping doesn’t get more urban than the St. Louis RV Park, the only RV park in downtown St. Louis.
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