Destination campgrounds for recreational vehicles are those campgrounds situated close to popular attractions. They offer plenty of amenities in close proximity to vacation destinations such as Lake Tahoe and Disney World, making it easy for RVers to stay put close to popular attractions without having to stay in hotels. After researching and scouring reviews, we’ve selected some of the best RV campgrounds near popular vacation spots, eliminating any RV parks with ratings less than 3.7 on a 5-star scale across multiple review platforms.
Disneyland, Anaheim, California
The most magical family vacation spot on the west coast is Disneyland.
Anaheim RV Park, 200 West Midway Drive, Anaheim, CA
This park, located closest of all the RV parks to Disneyland, is a hit with families because it offers lots of amenities, including clean, bright showers, a swimming pool and easy self-check-in if you arrive after the office is closed. Guests love the well-maintained dog park area and attentive staff. Shuttle bus service to Disneyland and other attractions mean no hassles for you.
Anaheim Harbour RV Park, 1009 South Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA
This park offers quality service, plenty of showers and other amenities and easy access to the ART buses to Disneyland. Deluxe options include spaces with grassy areas if you’re staying awhile and want a nice picnic spot of your own. There can be lines in the mornings for the showers and this park is on the smaller side, so book early.
OrangelandRV Park, 1600 West Struck Avenue, Orange, CA
Still close enough to Disneyland for even families with small children, this park is on the smaller size but well-appointed. A shuttle bus runs through the RV park, to Disneyland, and to local hotels every 20 minutes. Lot sizes are variable, so do confirm the size of the lot is appropriate for your vehicle.
Las Vegas, Nevada
The grown-up version of fantasy land, with 24/7 fun.
Riviera RV Resort, 4825, 2200 Palm St, Las Vegas, NV
Level, gravel lots and particularly attentive managers make this RV campground a favorite with returning RVers. It’s handicapped accessible, including a lift for the swimming pool. If you’re looking for a quiet atmosphere in a pet-friendly setting, this is a good fit. Recent renovations have kicked things up a notch.
Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort, 2711 W Windmill Ln, Las Vegas, NV
Featuring a truly resort-like atmosphere, you’ll find an excellent gym, sparkling pools (including one for adults only), fountains and full-service restaurant with bar at the Oasis Las Vegas. Patrons remark on the beautiful landscaping, generously sized dog park and attentive security.
Las Vegas KOA at Sam’s Town, 5225 Boulder Hwy, Las Vegas, NV
This KOA Campground is family oriented, with the usual amenities and a generously sized swimming pool for the kids. It is adjacent to the Sam’s Town Casino, which offers restaurants and a movie theater as well. It can be a bit noisy late at night but visitors praise the staff and easy access using a shuttle bus provided to get to and from the Las Vegas strip.
Lake Tahoe, California & Nevada
This beautiful mountain lake straddles the California/Nevada border and is popular for everything from skiing in the winter to sandy beaches in the summer months.
Tahoe Valley Campground, 175 Melba Dr, South Lake Tahoe, CA
You’ll find everything from a charming café to volleyball courts and hiking trails. Part of the park is open year round and the amenities are generous. Both 30 and 50 amp service are available and their Wi-Fi network has been recently upgraded to give superior connectivity in an area where it is notoriously difficult to get service.
Fallen Leaf Campground, Fallen Leaf Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
This dog-friendly campground is within walking distance of Lake Tahoe and Emerald Bay. The sites are generously sized and include bear boxes to safely store food as well as fire rings, charcoal grills and plenty of space for even the largest RVs. A camp store and showers that are cleaned daily ensure comfort in the wilderness.
Lake Havasu, Arizona
This beautiful, sunny area offers every warm weather, outdoor activity imaginable as well as a thriving local artisan community.
Islander Resort, 751 Beachcomber Blvd, Lake Havasu City, AZ
This luxurious RV park has plentiful lots that are literally right on the water with stunning views in every direction. Spotless amenities and a rec room with pool tables and other activities are just a few features that make this resort popular. This is one of the few places for RVers offering private boat launches with select RV spots – a huge bonus.
Havasu Falls RV Resort, 3493 State Route 95 North, Lake Havasu City, AZ
Although on the small side, this RV resort offers generously sized pads, paved roads and the usual amenities at a very reasonable price. Pull-through sites, a dog-walking area and very helpful managers make this a basic but pleasant option close to town and the lake.
Whistler, British Columbia
A year-round outdoor favorite, there is something for everyone here, including boating, skiing, off-roading, mountain biking and white water rafting.
Riverside Resort, 8018 Mons Rd, Whistler, British Columbia
Generous lots, plenty of showers and restrooms and spots that are nestled into the surrounding forest mean you have both comfort and a true wilderness experience. Hiking and biking trails and proximity to Whistler are cited as best features.
Whistler RV Park and Campgrounds, 55 Highway 99, Whistler, BC
One of the very few RV parks located within less than 20 minutes of downtown Whistler. It features stunning views all around and many of the spots have attractive landscaping. They all have picnic tables and access to amenities. There is a bit of a drive uphill to get here, but it’s worth it for the exceptional night skies.
Victoria, British Columbia
This region offers everything from impressive cultural pursuits in the city to whale watching and hiking through rainforests.
Pedder Bay RV Resort and Marina, 925 Pedder Bay Dr, Victoria, BC
Generous lots with privacy hedges, fire pits and a well-stocked store mean you can stay at Pedder Bay for days in comfort. Visitors comment on the waterfront options, seal watching , bird watching and great fishing. The care features focaccia sandwiches, homemade soups and baked goods.
Elwha Dam RV Park, 7 Lower Dam Rd, Port Angeles, WA
You’re about 25 miles from Victoria proper, but you’ll appreciate the many extras here if you plan on staying a while, including a vegetable garden, walking trails, fountains, playground and other thoughtful touches. Some sites have mature growth trees, so be sure to request one of these sites. Management consistently gets five stars for being friendly and helpful.
Sol Duc Campground, 600 E Park Ave, Olympic National Park, WA
While not in Victoria (or even British Columbia), this park is close enough and has clean, reliable amenities sometimes difficult to find in wilderness areas. You do have to pay the entrance fee for the national park in addition to the park fees, but you’ll be less than three miles from Sol Duc Falls and surrounded by beauty.
Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida
The most magical place on earth, this is largest family recreational park in the United States and home to everyone’s favorite princesses.
The Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort, 4510 North Fort Wilderness Trail, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL
Owned and located within Disney property, this is a massive (750 acres) park nestled in old-growth trees and packed with family-oriented fun all day long, including sing-alongs and revues. All sites are large and have their own trash barrels, the facilities are immaculate and you can rent golf carts for zipping around the property. The only caveat – you need to bring your own fire pit if you want to have a campfire.
Orlando/Kissimmee KOA, 2644 Happy Camper Pl, Kissimmee
Guests praise this park for having lots of grassy areas that are well maintained, sparkling clean showers and facilities and attentive managers who immediately address any problems. Many sites have raised, permanent fire pits and the dog park was noted for being large enough for real exercise for your canine friends. Enforced quiet hours and a family-centric focus are key to this small but popular RV park.
Orlando S.E. / Lake Whippoorwill KOA, 12345 Narcoossee Rd, Orlando, FL
This lake-front RV park is just a short drive from attractions and offers jet skiing, fishing and boating. RV pads are level and generously sized with permanent fire pits and picnic areas. Safety is a priority, with regular patrols day and night and enforcement of rules. A well-stocked store and attentive managers add to guests’ experiences.