With an abundance of incredible outdoor activities ranging from the rocky coastline of Downeast Maine up to the potato fields of northern Maine and down to the sandy beaches of York County, Maine has hundreds of campgrounds to park your RV during your vacation. Some RV campgrounds offer luxury amenities like swimming pools and laundry while others are a bit more rustic. Here are our five favorites.
Bayley’s Camping Resort has been “Southern Maine’s finest by the ocean” since 1970. Located just a few miles from some of Maine’s best beaches, Bayley’s is the perfect place for the whole family. The new Little River Complex is for those aged 18 and over to enjoy a children-free pool, hot tubs, and bar grille during the summer months. For those of you with kids, there are two additional heated pools, lots of playgrounds, and even a game room and arcade. RV sites have dedicated full hook-ups with cable and Wi-Fi.
Located just minutes from Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, Timberland Acres RV Park has been a family RV park since 1985 when it welcomed its first guests. This 35-acre RV park offers 200 large sites with paved roads for easy pull through. All RV campsites have full hook-ups and can accommodate large RVs. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the park, a recreation building with shuffleboard, arcade, and swimming pool, and a free shuttle bus to the Acadia Gateway Center.
Lake Pemaquid Campground is nestled on the banks of Lake Pemaquid, which is just miles from the Atlantic Ocean. You get the best of both worlds at the Lake Pemaquid Campground. The large campground has over 200 sites plus cabins and cottage rentals. There is a sandy beach for swimming and the lake is great for boating and fishing with rentals available. If swimming in the lake isn’t your cup of tea, then there is a pool and Jacuzzi. Pull-through sites are available with full hook-ups.
Katahdin Shadows Campground is the perfect RV park and campground to discover beautiful Baxter State Park and hike Mount Katahdin. The park has a total of 115 sites with full hook-ups at 42 sites. There is free Wi-Fi, a heated pool, horseshoes, and a game room. Throughout the summer months, the campground hosts fun, family-friendly events like Aloha Weekend, Christmas Weekend, and a Ben Bag Tournament.
Shore Hills Campground & RV Park is a Good Sam member RV park just 3.5 miles from downtown Boothbay Harbor. With a selection of waterfront, wooded, or open sites with full hook-ups, “no rig is too big” for this campground. The roads are paved, there is a dumping station, and there are picnic tables and fire pits in every site. The campground even offers a special shuttle service into town so you can indulge on lobster and clams.