The Best Florida Campgrounds

The Best Florida Campgrounds
Florida is a premier tourist destination, and not just for spring break travelers. Known as the Sunshine State, it offers tent campers and also RV enthusiasts plenty of recreational areas. Whether you enjoy canoeing and water sports, or prefer to spend your time at a resort devoted to recreational vehicle camping, you are sure to find some of the best Florida campgrounds in the mix. It is interesting to note that the vicinity of the Magic Kingdom also inspired the creation of a special Disney themed campground that is sure to be a hit with the youngest campers.

Canoeing at Alexander Springs Campground

Alexander Springs Campground ranks top on Trail's list of the best campgrounds in Florida. It is part of the adjacent recreational area, where vacationers may purchase firewood, rent a canoe and make use of payphones, hot showers and restrooms. This is one of the best campgrounds for water sports aficionados, since the neighboring Alexander Spring, Alexander Spring Run, and also the St. Johns River offer varied activities that include swimming, canoeing, fishing and even scuba diving for certified individuals.
This campground is open year round and features tent and RV campsites. Dogs are welcome at the campground, but not at the swimming beach or in the showers.

Alexander Springs Recreation Area and Campground
49525 CR 445
Altoona, Florida 32702
(352) 669-3522
florida.gocampingusa.com

Seasons in the Sun RV Only Resort

You will find no tent campers at Seasons in the Sun RV Resort. Instead, this resort is designed with the RV traveler in mind. Sites are good sized and many allow for slide outs as well as oversized rig parking. Each site features water, sewer and electricity hookup and also offer optional cable TV, landline phone and computer modem connections. Wireless Internet access covers the entire park.
The resort features a 6,000 square foot clubhouse that offers library access, a community kitchen and TV room, and also a dance floor. Spas and swimming pools are on-site, as are tennis courts and shuffle board amenities. Although the clubhouse is closed from May 1 to October 31, all other attractions are open. This RV resort is dog friendly and offers ready access to nature trails and also the nearby Sherwood Golf Club.

Seasons in the Sun RV Resort
2400 Seasons in the Sun Blvd.
Titusville/Mims, Florida 32754
(877) 687-7275
seasonsinthesunrvresort.com

Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort for Kid Centered Camping

If your children like Disneyland or Disney World, then they will feel right at home at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort. This campground accommodates tent campers, those with smaller pop-up tent trailers and also RV travelers. On-site are laundry rooms, showers and bathroom facilities. Dogs are welcome on the condition that they are only brought by campers with air conditioned RVs.
Children enjoy the Disney themed decorations in the park and also the babysitting services that make good use of Disney characters, movies and activities. The campsites are well maintained and landscaped, offer water, electricity and cable service, and also provide you with a picnic table and charcoal grill. You may book planned activities, such as campfire sing-a-longs with marshmallow roasting, or hike the wilderness trails, play volleyball, go fishing or rent a bike.

Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort
4510 North Fort Wilderness Trail
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
(407) 939-7675
disneyworld.disney.go.com

Article Written By Sylvia Cochran

Based in the Los Angeles area, Sylvia Cochran is a seasoned freelance writer focusing on home and garden, travel and parenting articles. Her work has appeared in "Families Online Magazine" and assorted print and Internet publications.

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