Family Camping Resorts

Family Camping Resorts
Family friendly camping resorts are full of activities that accommodate the children, adults and even the pets. These resorts cater to the needs and desires of families by offering supervised children's activities, special areas for pets that often go beyond the typical doggie park including pet beaches and endurance areas. If pitching a tent or towing an RV isn't appealing, you can still enjoy these parks by renting a cabin, cottage, vacation "home" or even a rental RV that stays on site.

Pine Acres Family Camping Resort

Located in Massachusetts on the shore of Lake Dean, the Pine Acres Family Camping Resort has accommodations that range from secluded tent camping to large RVs with full hookups. There are lakeside sites available, including cabins and RV rentals. Hookups include cable television and Wi-Fi Internet access. There are laundry facilities, a snack bar, bait shop and convenience store on site. The swimming pool includes a kid's splash zone and an adult hot tub.

Lake Dean activities include bass fishing, swimming or water skiing. The resort has paddleboats, canoes, rowboats and "easy-to-use" kayaks available for rental. There is never a dull moment for the children with continuous planned activities for the children, a video arcade, miniature golf and playground. This is a pet friendly campground that includes a doggie park and pet beaches for the dogs to enjoy.

Pine Acres Family Camping Resort
203 Bechan Road
Oakham, MA 01068


Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground

Located just outside of Orlando, Florida, near Epcot and the Magic Kingdom theme park is the 750-acre Wilderness Resort and Campground. This resort offers four types of campsites that range from a tent/pop-up campsite with partial hookups to a premium site with full hookups. Cable television and Wi-Fi Internet access is available throughout the campsite. There are also cabins available at the resort that provides that rustic experience while keeping many of the comforts of home.

The campground may be your resting place while exploring the rest of the Disney properties, but there are many activities right at the campground as well. The Tri-Circle-D Ranch offers horseback, wagon and carriage rides. Every night at the Meadow Recreation Area's outdoor theater is the Chip 'n' Dale "Sing-a-Long" and marshmallow roasting. Afterward, enjoy a feature-length Disney movie. The Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Review dinner show is at the nearby Crockett's Tavern. Other activities around the park include swimming in the Meadow Swimmin' Hole swimming pool, hiking trails, archery, bicycle rentals and two video arcades.

Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground
1675 N. Buena Vista Dr.
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Hickory Hill Family Camping Resort

Just south of New York's Finger Lakes area, this resort offers several options for camping, including cabins and seasonal sites for those who want to leave their RV on the resort for the entire season. RV campsites include full hookups, a picnic table and a fire ring. Cable television and Wi-Fi Internet access is also available throughout the campground. Tents can be set up next to an RV for children at no additional fee. The activities at Hickory Hill include two swimming pools, miniature golf, hiking trails, a playground and a game room. Spa services that are available by appointment through the Finger Lakes Wellness Center and Health Spa, and there is a gift shop on-site that includes collectible items from the Finger Lakes Wine Country.

Hickory Hill Family Camping Resort
7531 Country Route 13
Bath, NY 14810

Pirateland Family Camping Resort

Just east of the Myrtle Beach State Park is the oceanfront campground that can accommodate tents, RVs and has vacation rental homes available as well. There are full hookup RV sites available and Wi-Fi Internet access is available in some areas of the resort. This resort's facilities include oceanfront camping and a 510-foot lazy river that flows through the campground, weaving through many of the sites. There is a heated indoor swimming pool and an outdoor swimming pool with a kiddie pool, complete with a waterfall. There is a snack bar, ice cream parlor and an outdoor chapel. A camp store is available for limited groceries and souvenirs, paddle boat, golf cart, beach chair and umbrella rentals. The activities at Pirateland are virtually non-stop, with supervised kid's activities daily, an arcade, miniature golf, lake and ocean fishing.

Pirateland Family Camping Resort
5401 S. Kings Highway
Myrtle Beach, SC 29575


Article Written By Eric Duncan

Eric Duncan is a military veteran and a professional in the safety, travel and aviation industries. Duncan has been writing since 2002 for magazines, newspapers, local business literature and on such websites as He has earned his Bachelor of Science in professional aeronautics and his Master of Business Administration.

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