8 Best Spring Break Destinations for Camping

8 Best Spring Break Destinations for Camping

Spring break doesn't have to look like a week of taking shots and losing sleep. Grab your closest friends or—if you've got kids in school, your family—and head to one of these campgrounds.

Allegany State Park

Allegany, New York

Sure, the Empire State can still be cold this time of year, but it's still a great time to go camping in New York. luckily the year-round vacation cottages here are fully equipped for your family and friends to cozy up in. Plus, the trails are perfect for cross-country skiing, hiking or mountain biking—whatever the springtime weather calls for. Read More

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South Padre Island KOA

South Padre Island, Texas

Traditionally one of the biggest spring break destinations in the country, the warm, gulf waters and plenty of sunshine make opportunities limitless for fishing, swimming, beach running, kayaking and more. Read More

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Idyllwild Campground

San Jacinto Mountains, California

Idyllwild made author John Villani's 100 Best Art Towns in America. After one hike or climb, you'll see where the inspiration comes from. Read More

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Myrtle Beach KOA

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Ever see that movie, Shag, back in the '80s? Chances are the answer is "no," but it was a gem and showcased just how happening Myrtle Beach was in the '60s. And guess what? Things haven't changed. Read More

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Rancho Oso

Santa Barbara County, California

Take your family on a quintessential California road trip but add a special twist and stay at this old-fashioned dude ranch, with a cobblestone lodge, complete with horses. The kids will love it. Read More

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John Pennekamp Coral Reef SP

Key Largo, Florida

Practically the Caribbean, Key Largo isn't your typical, crazy spring break spot. It's peaceful, tropical and abundant in white sand, crystal clear water and marine life. A diving and snorkeling jackpot. Read More

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New Orleans West KOA

New Orleans, Louisiana

Add some spice to your spring. This KOA makes the Big Easy ? easy. It's the closest KOA to the French quarter, the finest food and sassiest jazz. It's the best way to do NOLA on a budget. Read More

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Point Mugu State Park

Santa Monica Mountains, California

You could choose just about any California campground for spring break, but here's one that should be on top of your list. With five miles of ocean shoreline, rocky bluffs, sandy beaches, dunes, canyons, valleys, hiking trails, excellent waves and gorgeous weather, you'll feel like you just stepped into the screen of the classic surf film, Big Wednesday. Read More

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