Looking to travel in style? Here in the U.S., there’s no shortage of luxury accommodations that offer up a taste of the good life. From beachfront views to infinity pools and private spas, the following list includes the finest of five-star amenities across the country. The only catch? These spots aren’t high-end hotels or luxury spas. They’re RV camps.
The following RV camps are filled with so many swanky features and modern comforts that they practically redefine the word “glamping.” Armed with unforgettable views and unparalleled privacy, these parks will make you forget all about the simple pleasures of the rustic campground. Take your RV camping to the next level at these ultra-luxurious spots.
1. Jellystone Park Camp-Resort at Kozy Rent (Harrisville, Pennsylvania)
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts have earned a reputation for offering family-friendly accommodations in each of their 75 campgrounds in the U.S. and Canada. Their Kozy Rent location in Harrisville, Pennsylvania, however, takes the term “family-friendly” to another level.
This popular camp-resort is loaded with so many kid-friendly activities they’ll feel like they’re at Disneyland. You’ll find an 18-hole mini golf course, dog park, four wheel bike rentals, RC race track and a laser tag battlefield during your stay. While the kids are occupied, adults can enjoy some relaxation with a private pool, gourmet coffee and personal fire pits.
It doesn’t stop there. Each RV site comes with full hookups of either 20, 30 or 50 amp electric. The shaded sites are also extra roomy and can comfortably fit big rigs and slide-out campers with room to spare. This RV camp is so loaded with activities and RV-friendly features it’s easy to see why it takes the highly coveted first spot on this list.
2. Bella Terra of Gulf Shores (Terra Foley, Alabama)
Why book a spot at Bella Terra of Gulf Shores? This luxury RV camp is the Emerald Coast’s premiere outdoor RV resort. Set against a tropical paradise backdrop, this Gulf Coast camp spot has everything you need for an exotic getaway.
Bella Terra is only minutes removed from white sand beaches, champion-level golf courses, and renowned sport-fishing retreats. The resort’s amenities are just as impressive. This tropical locale includes a private movie theater, fitness center, sauna, fenced dog park and even an infinity-edge swimming pool. The park’s centerpiece is the serene 9-acre lake visible from every RV site. Heads up: this community only accepts Class A vehicles at least 32 feet long and under 15 years old.
3. BlueWater Key RV Resort (Key West, Florida)
The Florida Keys have long been a favorite RV camping locale. This tropical getaway is renowned for its turquoise blue water and fluorescent coral reels. It’s home to plenty of RV resorts worthy of this list. The crown jewel, however, is BlueWater Key RV Resort.
You can enjoy fine island style living at this world-renowned resort. RV sites come with tiki huts, private docks and shrubbery so you can enjoy the tropical serenity in peace. RVs must be at least 24 feet long as lots average 35 feet wide and 80 feet deep or larger. They also come with full hook-ups and 30 and 50 amp service, water, sewer and HD cable TV. Looking to unwind? Grab a tropical drink and kick back by the temperature controlled swimming pool.
4. Hearthside Grove Luxury Motorcoach Resort (Petoskey, Michigan)
Petoskey, Michigan may not have tropical blue waters or year-round sunshine, but this little midwestern oasis is renowned for its natural beauty. Set in the heart of the Midwest, Petoskey is home to five state parks and an array of outdoor adventures.
Petoskey is no stranger to amazingly luxurious resorts – and Hearthside Grove Luxury Motorcoach Resort is no exception. It’s known as the “Four Seasons of Motorcoach Resorts” thanks to amenities like stone-laid hearth fireplaces, golf cart rentals, a resort-style pool, clubhouse theater and cooking series classes with local chefs.
Hearthside offers a diverse range of RV lots, ranging from standard rentals to premium rentals with outdoor kitchens, furniture, water views and more. This Class-A exclusive resort is surrounded by fun outdoor activities and a vibrant shopping district, but it’s so cozy we can’t blame you for not wanting to leave your campground.
5. Zion River Resort (Virgin, Utah)
Zion National Park has been a staple on many “must-see” lists, and rightly so. The Zion Canyon Scenic Drive is filled with unforgettable red sandstone cliffs you have to see to believe.
You can cross Zion off your bucket list by booking a trip to Zion River Resort. This RV resort is set against the Virgin River and a beautiful mountain backdrop and is just minutes away from Zion National Park. It’s also a great launching point for adventures to other heralded southwestern parks like The Grand Canyon and Bryce Canyon.
While the views are worth the price of admission alone, Zion River Resort pulls out all the stops when it comes to providing luxury amenities. Each RV site has full hookups, a fire ring, picnic table, Wi-Fi and cable TV. Sites are also up to 70 feet long, providing ample space to relax and take in the sights. If that wasn’t enough, Zion River Resort also has a heated swimming pool and a spa that’s open year-round.
6. Newport Dunes (Newport Beach, California)
It doesn’t get more luxurious than Newport Beach. This beautiful, sun-kissed city has been immortalized by shows featuring the ultra-wealthy like The O.C. and The Real Housewives of Orange County.
You might not expect this lavish beach city to offer RV camping. But Newport Dunes is no traditional campground. This laidback California RV resort is nestled on the scenic Back Bay and features its own private beach. The resort includes a laundry list of amenities, including a swimming lagoon, whirlpool spa, waterfront dining and even a boat launch. Want to know the best part? Newport Dunes offers full hookup campsites for RVs of all sizes. You can choose between small sites, super sites, beachfront sites and more at this swanky resort.