Florida Camping With Family Attractions

Florida Camping With Family Attractions
Florida has more than just beautiful skies and warm weather; it also has attractions that bring in more than 76 million visitors each year. According to Stateofflorida.com, Florida is home to 700 campgrounds with more than 100,000 campsites---making it easy to find a campground near the attraction of your choice. Camping is generally available year round in Florida, and is an affordable alternative to pricey hotels.

Magic Kingdom Park and Walt Disney Fort Wilderness Resort

Walt Disney World is one of the top tourist destinations in the world, seeing more than 25 million visitors each year. While Disney World leads the industry with some of the best hotels and resorts, they also have very attractive campgrounds that appeal to those who enjoy an outdoor adventure. Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort gives campers a backwoods feel, enlightened with the spirit of Mickey Mouse at every corner. There are several options for campers at Fort Wilderness Resort, beginning with the premium campsite starting at $74 per night. These are the largest sites at the park. They can accommodate a large RV, motor home and a tent. Extra spacious sites have a concrete paved parking pad and drive. Pets may stay in designated sites. The $64 per night site offers the same amenities except is a few feet smaller than the premium site. Both offer an upgraded grill and picnic table. The $59.99 campsites offer accommodations for an RV and one tent and have basic amenities and hookups such as electric, water, sewer, grill, picnic table, Wi-Fi and cable Internet. There are tent and pop-up camper sites with rates starting at $44. Sites have a water spigot and electrical outlet. All sites have pine and Cyprus shade. The campground has convenient bus transportation to all Disney world resorts.

Fort Wilderness Resort is located in the Magic Kingdom section of the Disney property. Magic Kingdom, one of Disney's first Florida amusement parks is home to Cinderella's castle. Set in the shape of wheel, the 107-acre park has multiple sections including Fantasyland, Liberty Square and Adventure Land, with Main Street U.S.A welcoming guests.

Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort
4510 North Wilderness Trail
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
407-939-7675
disneyworld.disney.go.com
Disney's Magic Kingdom
3111 World Dr
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
407-939-7675
disneyworld.disney.go.com

Manatee Hammock Campground and Kennedy Space Center

The Manatee Hammock Campground overlooks the famous Kennedy Space Center near Titusville, Florida. On the Indian River on the outskirts of the Atlantic Ocean, this Florida campground has tree-covered sites starting at $25 per night. Amenities include pull-through RV and camper sites with full electrical and water hookups. Picnic tables and fire rings are at each site. Bathrooms, showers and laundry are also available. The campground has a pavilion for picnicking and group activities as well as a heated pool. You can see Space Shuttle launches from the shoreline.

Kennedy Space center is only a few minutes from the campground and offers an array of activities and attractions such as guided tours through the space center, space flight simulators, the U.S. astronaut hall of fame, IMAX theaters showing historic space facts and many hands-on and interactive items for people of all ages. Prices start at $38 for adults and $28 for children.

Manatee Hammock Campground
7275 South U.S. Hwy 1
Bellwood, FL 32780
321-264-5083
nbbd.com/godo/prec/ManateeCamp

Kennedy Space Center
SR 405
Kennedy Space Center, FL, 32899
866-737-5235
kennedyspacecenter.com

Kissimmee Orlando KOA and Sea World

The Kissimmee Orlando KOA is just south of Sea World. This campground offers full amenities such as electrical, water and sewer hookups. Rates start at $58.99 per night and up for tent sites. RV pull-through sites start at $85. There are "Kamping Kabins" for guests without an RV.

SeaWorld offers an array of aquatic activities for kids of all ages, with entertaining shows like Blue Horizons, Shamu Rocks and Believe. A variety of thrill rides and aquatic exhibits are available. Admission starts at $68.95 per person.

Kissimmee Orlando KOA
2644 Happy Camper Place
Kissimmee, FL 34746
800-562-7791
koa.com

SeaWorld Orlando
7007 Sea World Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
800-557-4268
Seaworld.com

Article Written By Julie Boehlke

Julie Boehlke is a seasoned copywriter and content creator based in the Great Lakes state. She is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists. Boehlke has more than 10 years of professional writing experience on topics such as health and wellness, green living, gardening, genealogy, finances, relationships, world travel, golf, outdoors and interior decorating. She has also worked in geriatrics and hospice care.

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