Florida is one of the United States’ most traveled locations. Tourists from around the world visit the state every year for its beautiful beaches, great fishing, food and the wetlands.
In the colder winter months, people know that Florida is a great destination, but you can increase your treasure odds by going on an RV road trip through Florida any time of year.
RV parks are scattered across the state, with many RV sites in the vicinity of the world’s most popular tourist attractions, including the Kennedy Space Center and Walt Disney World.
Can you go camping during the pandemic (Covid) in Florida?
Yes! and in fact, Miamiherald.com says, “camping is one of the safest ways to spend your holiday during the pandemic“. Most of the campgrounds and RV parks are open in Florida during pandemic but with some restrictions and social distancing rules in place.
Florida’s Top 10 Must-Visit RV Parks
Coastline RV Resort
The Coastline RV Resort is a five-star RV park that is in Eastpoint, Florida. The resort has a luxury feel and offers a coastal charm that everyone can appreciate. You’ll have access to small, local towns, but you’ll have everything you need at this RV resort.
Coastline has a lot of amenities, including:
- Fitness center
- Rocking chairs
- Fully equipped kitchens
You can choose to spend the day at the beach, or you can go offshore fishing. The facilities are pristine, with a friendly, helpful staff. Pull-through and back-in sites are available, and there is a total of 30 RV sites available.
Daily, weekly and monthly rates are available along with full hookups.
Emerald Coast RV Resort
Located near Panama City Beach, the Emerald Coast resort is a modern RV park that offers full amenities and allows for up to 75 RVs to park at the resort.
You’ll find that there are also tiny houses and options to rent if anyone visits you.
The many reasons to visit this park include:
- Heated pools
- Bike rentals
- Fitness center
- Picnic tables
Wi-Fi and cable access are available, and the park is pet-friendly. There are laundry facilities, stores and full showers available. You can also enjoy a day of fishing or play a game of pickleball during your stay.
Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort
Want to visit Disney? You’ll find one of the amazing RV resorts hidden away in Florida’s Disney park. Fort Wilderness is located in the perfect location to visit all four of Disney’s parks. You’ll also have ample opportunity to:
- Horseback ride
- Try your hand at archery
If you want to venture into one of Disney’s parks, you can leave your RV behind and either take a bus or ferry ride into the park. There are RV rental options as well as the opportunity to enjoy:
- Dinner shows
- Working horse ranch
This is one of the hidden RV camps in Florida that is perfect for a family-friendly outing.
Torreya State Park
Another park that is located in Northwest Florida. Torreya State Park is where you park RV and get to take in the natural beauty of Florida.
You’ll find that the park is a great place for an outdoor adventure and features 30 RV sites with electric and water hookups.
The park has:
You’ll also be along the Apalachicola River, so you’ll be able to have a break from the world with amazing river views. This is one of the amazing RV parks that people overlook because it’s a state park.
St. George Island State Park
When you want to get away from busy city life, St. George Island State Park provides a quiet adventure with miles and miles of beaches, all undeveloped, for you to lay on and work on your tan.
The staff is great, and the park is very minimalistic. You’ll have all of the perks of a larger RV park with a much quieter environment and a lot of beautiful beaches to explore.
This is spartan RV camping, and there are hookups, pets allowed and rates for daily, weekly and even monthly rentals.
Lake Magic RV Resort
A great place to park and enjoy Lake Davenport. The Lake Magic resort is only a short drive from Disney and has a lot of other attractions close by. Use this resort as your hub to visit other great destinations, including:
- Theme parks
- Golf clubs
One nice perk of this resort is that you’re able to stay for a long-term basis. You’ll be able to enjoy discounts on weekly and monthly rentals, so it’s a great opportunity if you’re planning a long-term stay in Florida.
There is Wi-Fi available, and pets are allowed. Military members will receive a discount.
Florida Caverns State Park
Florida Caverns is a state park that is one of the most interesting parks in the state, especially for anyone who is into geology. The RV park has beautiful natural wonders and allows for a lot of great outdoor activities, including:
There’s a nine-hole golf course, and the RV park sits along the Chipola River. You can also take tours of the surrounding caverns and caves. An RV park is available on-site.
Fort Pickens Campground
Fort Pickens is on Santa Rosa Island and is in the south of Pensacola. The park is open for reservations all year long, and there are 137 total camping and RV spots to choose from.
This location books up quickly, so it’s recommended that you book at least six months in advance to make sure that there’s a sport available for you.
The location has:
- Flush stations
You’ll be immersed in historic locations and be surrounded by:
- Migrating birds
- Oak tree groves
- White beaches
- Coastal marshes
A hidden beach RV resort, the park is 80% underwater and serves as a habitat for protected wildlife. There is a lot to do at Fort Pickens.
Lion Country Safari KOA
The KOA campground is one of the most exciting RV sites on this list. The RV site is located in a safari, so you’ll have the opportunity to wake up to lions roaring. You can park your RV at the park, and there are also cabins for rent.
You’ll be staying in a 320-acre RV site that is a safari and wildlife reserve.
Amenities are plentiful, with options to:
- Feed giraffes
- Play mini-golf
- Play volleyball, basketball and more
- Visit public golf courses
- Swim, and more
Lion Country Safari has pools and amenities for the entire family.
Bahia Honda State Park
Want to stay in one of the most beautiful places in the country? Bahia Honda State Park is in the Florida Keys and is one of the most popular destinations in the country. Booking can be difficult, so make sure to try ahead of time as RV reservations fill up fast.
Primitive and full hook-up locations are available.
Barbeque stations can be found all throughout the park, where you’ll see everything from birds to turtles. Filled with wildlife, the park is also known for its:
- 150 species of fish
- 50 coral species
You can venture into the water on a kayak or canoe, or you can choose to lay out on the beach and enjoy some peace and quiet.
Florida’s warm weather, sunny days, lakes and beaches provide the perfect opportunity to park at an RV park and take an on-the-go vacation.
Which RV parks will you explore this summer?
Author Bio: Thomas Quarry is an avid camper and outdoor enthusiast who travels around the country in his RV while travel writing. When he isn’t traveling, he volunteers his time to teach kids about outdoor survival. He is a family man that wants to teach the world about the natural beauty in the US.