5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Florida

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Florida

Whether it’s tucked away in the forest or sprawled out under the stars on the beach, camping in Florida is among the best because of the state’s natural diversity. Across the Sunshine State, you’ll find a variety of family-oriented campgrounds catering to tent campers, RV campers, and those who prefer a cabin. With endless amenities and regularly-scheduled events, the whole family will love these five awesome campgrounds in Florida. 

1. Nova Family Campground, Port Orange, FL

Nova is situated on 20 acres of rustic land, providing the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. On the campground, you’ll find basic tent sites, full RV hookups, and fully-equipped cabins. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a heated pool and tanning deck, a lending library, laundry facilities, barbecue grills, and more! The best part? You’re less than five miles away from the shores of Daytona Beach. 

2. Ichetucknee Springs Campground

The glistening Ichetucknee River is the main attraction at this campground. If you’re there during May-early September, you can tube down the river with all the other guests for a relaxing experience. Picnicking, snorkeling, canoeing, swimming, hiking, and excellent wildlife viewing are all available here. You might even catch a glimpse of a white-tailed deer, wild turkey, or blue heron. The grounds offer primitive sites as well as RV sites, and each site includes a picnic table and fire ring. Be sure to call and make a reservation!

3. St. George Island State Park

This 1,962-acre island park features 60 campsites with electricity, water hookups, and a dump station. St. George Island’s campgrounds are situated near historic dunes and pine flatwoods, just a quarter mile from the beach and the breathtaking Gulf. You’ll never want to leave once you see St. George Island.  

4. Bahia Honda State Park

Paradise. Absolute paradise. That is the best way to describe this awe-inspiring state park. Located in Big Pine Key, Bahia Honda is an excellent escape. Retreat to the beauteous wonder of the beach and camp to the sounds of rolling waves. There are three camping areas available and a total of 80 sites. At Bahia Honda, you’ll find cabins, RV and tent areas, and tent-only sites.


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5. Frog Creek Campground, Palmetto, FL

“A tranquil wonderland of natural beauty”—Frog Creek’s website said it best. This RV resort and campground offers a heated pool, a kayak and canoe launch, as well as full hookups. They also allow pets on-site, so bring along your four-legged friend. This area feels secluded but also convenient, so it’s ideal for families with young children. Keep up with Frog Creek’s events calendar to see what’s going on during your stay!