8 Tropical RV Vacation Spots in the Florida Keys
St. Lucie Campground
Stuart 1 of 9
Park your RV, kick back, and watch as the boats cruise around. Don't forget to look for manatees, which occasionally swim by, as well. If you're ready to get active, take your relaxing afternoon to the trails and hike the scenic St. Lucie North Nature Trail. If bird watching is a top priority, visit the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge, where you'll see a variety of local bird species.
Curry Hammock State Park
Marathon 2 of 9
This tropical RV park is part of the Middle Keys, with clear turquoise waters in every direction. Sun yourself on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, bike through the Overseas Heritage Trail, or take a 1.5-mile hike, winding through forests of hardwood hammock trees.
Marco Island KOA
Naples 3 of 9
In May 2012, Smithsonian Magazine had nothing but kind words for Naples Island: "World-class music, design to die for and palm trees: What's not to like?" So, drive over and see for yourself. The Marco Island KOA is just a few minutes from downtown Naples, providing ample opportunity to leave your RV at the campsite and explore on foot or bike.
Sunshine Key RV Resort and Marina
Big Pine Key 4 of 9
If you want to relax in the perfect ocean setting, this is the Florida Keys RV park for you. Wake up to wide expanses of sparkling ocean water, and go to bed with fiery sunsets overhead. The island life and tropical vibe will woo you into the ultimate state of contentment—so good you may never want to leave.
Bahia Honda State Park
Big Pine Key 5 of 9
As one of Florida's southernmost state parks, this tropical destination is one the most magical Florida Keys RV parks. White sand beaches, clear blue waters and breathtaking sunsets are the norm here, where you can enjoy snorkeling, picnics and sunshine. With a consistent sea breeze, the weather is ideal, even in the mid-afternoon sunshine.
Breezy Hill RV Resort
Pompano Beach 6 of 9
If you want to enjoy a relaxing weekend with friends, this is the place to go. The minimum age to camp here is is 21, so the atmosphere is leisurely and relaxing. Spend the afternoon playing shuffleboard and bocce ball, or get out of the campground for a stroll on nearby hiking trails.
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
Key Largo 7 of 9
Perfect for water lovers, this park has a variety of options for exploring the coral reef waters. Take a glass-bottom boat tour or put on snorkeling gear and see for yourself; and that's just the first day. Enjoy canoeing and kayaking through the waters, or stay close to shore for swimming and sunning. If you're waterlogged, walk to the park's upland areas where you can stroll through mangrove swamps and tropical hammock forests.
Oscar Scherer State Park
Osprey 8 of 9
This Florida Keys RV park is home to a variety of rare and endangered plants and animals. It's the perfect spot for explorers: with 15 miles of trails and hiking and biking paths, you'll be busy from sunup to sundown. However, there are plenty of opportunities to spend time on the water. Rent kayaks, or bring a pole for shoreline fishing. No matter what you do, keep your eye out for the Florida scrub jay, a threatened species that can only be seen in this state.