Camping in Vermont is a great way to experience the beautiful forests, mountain ranges, and lakes that are most often associated with the state. In this article, we explore some of the best campsites in Vermont and how to find them!
1. Passumpsic Field
This site is beautiful in the fall and winter months when the leaves are starting to change. The perfect place to be if you are looking for the perfect Vermont camping experience five months out of the year!
2. The Portersfield Greenway Campground
This site is located on Lake Champlain in South Hero, VT and is a classic Vermont campground. This campground has a paved walkway up to the beach which will help you get to this secluded spot! If you are looking for a beautiful lakeside campsite, this is it! The actual campsites range from concrete pads to wooden platforms, all resting on grassy fields.
3. Taylor Pond
If you are looking for a classic experience, this is the place to go! Located in Peru, VT, this campground holds some of the most breathtaking views of the famous Green Mountains nearby. This site is perfect for those who want an off-the-beaten-path camping site!
4. White Tail Beach
This campsite is located near beautiful Lake Champlain and is a great place to relax in the summer! It has beautiful picnic tables and fire pits, as well as perfect swimming areas for fun in the sun. But it all ends with a view of Castle Rock Lake! This campsite offers lots of space for extra cars and trailers too.
5. Smugglers' Notch Campground
This is another great place if you are looking for a quiet, secluded campsite. Located in Smuggler's Notch State Park and surrounded by the Green Mountains, this campsite is perfect for those who love backcountry camping! There are separate areas for hikers and bicyclists too so that everyone can enjoy their stay without disturbing those around them! This site has listed tent sites as well as RV sites.
6. Burlington Bike Path Camping
This campground is located near Lake Champlain and is a great experience for those who love the water! The campsites are located near Bath Beach, making it ideal for those who are spending their day swimming or boating! Be sure to check out the Green Mountain National Forest for some great hiking as well.
7. Island Pond State Park
Featuring 188 campsites near the beautiful Island Pond, this site offers an amazing camping experience! It has yurts, cabins, trails, and swimming areas too. It is a great place to be year-round too!
8. First Connecticut Lake Campground
Located in the Green Mountain National Forest, this campsite near Lake Dunmore offers beautiful views of the lake and mountains each day as you wake up. It even has a boat launch and nearby hiking trails!
10. York Beach
This is another classic Vermont campground near Lake Champlain that offers some of the most beautiful views you could ask for! It features tent sites as well as RV sites. It is located just east of South Hero, VT on Route 4!
The best part about this campground is that it has two boat launches allowing for boats to be launched easily for those who are looking to enjoy dolphins or kayaking near their site!
If you are someone that loves the outdoors and is looking for the perfect place to unwind in a beautiful setting, then Vermont is the place for you! Whether you love the mountains or lakes in this state, we hope this article was helpful for your next vacation!
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