Camping is an affordable way to see our beautiful state, especially if you travel with an RV. The five campsites included here put visitors in a great location for both local tourism and adventures further afield. Stunning scenery coupled with excellent amenities make for a memorable trip. Here are five great RV campsites in Connecticut.
East Lyme is a lovely place to spend a summer in Connecticut since it has beautiful beaches, a great boardwalk, and a ton of tasty restaurants. The Island Campground puts you near all of these amenities and is located directly on the beautiful Pattagansett Lake. This large lake is 124 acres and is a great place for fishing if you have a valid permit. Seasonal RV site rentals and waterfront cottages are available for rent, but due to the popularity of this spot, you must rent a season in advance.
Litchfield is a naturally scenic area of Connecticut, and Hemlock Hill Camp Resort provides a lovely escape from everyday life. In the surrounding area, you’ll find vineyards, highly-rated golf courses, and antique shops for a bit of retail therapy. The campground itself is located in a wooded scenic area with a stream and two ponds. The resort also boasts two pools, a large playground, a hot tub, a sundeck, and more.
Opt for a summer vacation located in the quaint and fun town of Mystic! This historic town boasts a great aquarium, the Mystic Seaport, a lovely downtown area, great shopping, and is near vineyards, great restaurants, and Boston. Seaport RV Resort puts you right in Mystic for affordable prices. Approximately 130 sites are available, with many sites that allow hook-ups for RVs. Amenities include a swimming pool, mini golf course, laser tag, an arcade, a playground, and numerous outdoor sporting fields.
A local couple native to Moodus turned the former property of the Grand View Hotel into a summertime resort perfect for a relaxing getaway. Their passion for RVs and camping in general makes this a great spot to enjoy nature and simply relax. GrandView camping resort is a fully-equipped RV and tent campground. In addition, it offers cabin accommodations, a pavilion, and two halls that are perfect for weddings or celebrations.
Beaver Pines Campground is located at the edge of the Nipmuck State Forest, making it a great spot for those who love hiking and wildlife. The campground features spots for RVs and tents, and even boasts modern conveniences like satellite TV at sites with electricity and Wi-Fi available for a daily or seasonal charge. Other amenities include a pond for fishing, a playground, sports field, and horseshoes.