America's Best Campgrounds

Pitch a tent, park an RV or rent a cabin at one of the best campgrounds in the U.S.

There’s more to a great campground than a scenic location and a place to roast marshmallows.

Avid campers know that factors like cleanliness, customer service, value and safety are all important parts of the happy camping equation, too.

Bob MacKinnon, a former Disney Company executive who founded, an online rating system for public and privately owned and operated campgrounds, also knows this, which is why the site’s annual consumer survey includes 55 different guest satisfaction questions.

“We drill down to specifics with our surveys,” MacKinnon said in a press release.

The most recent survey results found that 34 out of about 4,000 U.S. campgrounds received all-around ‘A’ ratings from consumers in 2014.

“If you do the math, that amounts to fewer than one in 100 campgrounds, RV parks and resorts receiving all around ‘A’ ratings in our consumer surveys,” said MacKinnon.

What’s more: a handful of those campgrounds have repeatedly received ‘A’ ratings—some six and even seven years in a row.

Based on these serial grades, the following campgrounds are considered some of the best in all of America.

The Vineyards Campground & CabinsGrapevine, Texas

Seven-time GuestRated Grade A winner
A lovely lakefront setting serves as the backdrop for this well-loved Texas campground. Amenities include full-service sites, spacious pull-throughs and fully-furnished cozy cabins. Grapevine lake is widely considered one of the state’s best waterfronts for both fishing and recreation, and there are plenty of other attractions for campers to choose from, like nearby wineries and the Grapevine Vintage Railroad.

Sunny Brook RV ResortSouth Haven, Mich.

Seven-time GuestRated Grade A winner
A 65-acre luxury camping oasis, the South Haven Sunny Brook RV Resort prides itself on providing RV-ers with everything they need to unwind without a care and effortlessly enjoy the serene landscape of southwest Michigan’s Sunset Coast. On-site, the resort offers guests private lake and swimming pool access, a fitness center and group activities; just to name a few attractions. Out and around the lake campers will find opportunities to participate in activities like sailing, jet skiing, golfing, hiking, biking, wine tasting, horseback riding and more.

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