Campgrounds in Miami, Florida

Campgrounds in Miami, Florida
Miami, Florida, located in Miami-Dade County, has become a popular vacation destination for people from all walks of life. Miami is home to the Port of Miami and the Miami Dolphins, has easy access to the Everglades, offers beaches, a great nightlife scene on South Beach and has the Villa Vizcaya and The Kampong Garden as major tourist attractions. Although the land mass in Miami isn't substantial, there are a number of campgrounds that feature a number of amenities for you and your family to enjoy. It doesn't matter if you are looking for a true camping experience or want to relax in your own RV, Miami has something for you.

Miami Everglades Campground

The Miami Everglades Campground, a campground in a tropical setting, offers visitors beautiful landscaping for putting up tents or parking your RV. If a tent or RV site are not what you are looking for, the campground offers cabins for your stay that include a full kitchen and private bathroom. The Miami Everglades Campground features a swimming pool, clubhouse, bike rentals and a playground to make your stay fun for the whole family. The campground also features the Gators Groveside Grill that offers great food if a campfire and cooking aren't part of your daily agenda.

Miami Everglades Campground
20675 SW 162nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33187
(305) 233-5300

Larry and Penny Thompson Campground

Larry and Penny Thompson Campground is a 275-acre RV and recreation park that features full RV hook ups and areas for tent camping. The grounds offer hiking and bike trails, a man-made beach, water slides, showers and on-site security. The campground borders the Metro Zoo and is filled with tropical plants and trees. The Larry and Penny Thompson Campground also features a playground and recreational area that the whole family can enjoy.

Larry and Penny Thompson Campground
12451 SW 184th St.
Miami, FL 33177
(305) 232-1049

Gator Park

Gator Park is a campground and RV park that is nestled in the heart of the Everglades. Gator Park offers airboat tours that let you see all the animals of the Everglades in their natural environment. The park also offers a wildlife show where you can watch the staff wrestle with alligators and interact with other wildlife of the Everglades. Gator Park features its own souvenir shop that offers a number of great gift ideas and reminders of your trip to this Everglade experience.

Gator Park
24050 SW 8th St.
Miami, FL 33128
(305) 559-2255


Article Written By Marie Scribe

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