According to those who know it best, Vermont isn't just a place, it's a state of mind. Packed into its 9,616 square miles in New England is a haven of natural beauty peppered with charming small towns.
For those in the northeast, it's an easy weekend getaway to Vermont RV parks from places like New York City and Boston. For much of the rest of the country, the Green Mountain State brings to mind maple syrup, ice cream empires, and the highest cow-to-human ratio in the United States of America.
For RVers from the U.S. and neighboring Canada, Vermont is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. But, where should you stay when you go to Vermont?
The 5 Best RV Campgrounds in Vermont
Obviously, RVers want to stay at the best RV campgrounds in Vermont, right? Well, this list of Vermont RV parks can help get your search for them off on the right foot.
Sugar Ridge RV Village and Campground
Amenities: A family campground with full hookups settled on 68 acres of maple and pine trees, Sugar Ridge RV Village and Campground is your own little piece of paradise. It has a full-size basketball court, two swimming pools (one heated!), playgrounds, an arcade, and even horse-drawn wagon rides!
Three miles of hiking trails entice hikers, while for anglers there is the option of trying out the fishing pond. You can also get some exercise on the tennis court, and then wash your clothes at the laundromat.
Capacity: 150 RV sites
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Apple Island Resort
Amenities: Located on the Champlain Islands, Apple Island Resort is a place where plenty of memories are made each year for American and Canadian RVers alike. With full hookups and many sites with views of Lake Champlain and the Green Mountain, this most idyllic of Vermont RV parks is a world of its own.
With a playground, full-service bathrooms, hiking trails, regularly scheduled group activities, a camp store, and a whole lot more, Apple Island Resort seems to have it all.
Capacity: 250 RV sites
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Moose River Campground
Amenities: From early May to mid-October each year, Moose River Campground is happy to welcome RV travelers to their cozy little oasis in Vermont maple country. Located right along the Moose River for which it is named, Moose River Campground is the place to leave all of your hectic, modern-day worries behind.
Keep in mind that Moose River Campground primarily caters to adults, so there are no playgrounds or recreation halls to speak of. Just relaxation, with 30 and 50 amp hookups.
Capacity: 48 RV sites
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Tree Farm Campground
Amenities: This seasonal campground with full hookups closes for the winter, but accepts reservations starting in early April for a camping season that starts in late May. Tree Farm first opened in 1974, and offers visitors everything from free Wi-Fi to delivery to your campsite of firewood and other items from their camp store.
Your furry family members will love the dog run, kids will love the playground, and everyone will love the free hot showers. Also, if you're a fan of hiking or biking, the on-site trails are worth a bit of exploring.
Capacity: 188 RV sites
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Lake Champagne Resort Vermont
Amenities: Open from mid-May to early-to-mid October each year, Lake Champagne Resort Vermont offers full hookups and a private lake at which to relax to the maximum. Basketball, horseshoes, and volleyball are just some of the activities guests can enjoy.
If you need propane, there's metered propane available, there's a dump station for your grey and black water, and you can stock up on supplies in the resort's camp store. Wash up in the restrooms, wash your clothes in the laundromat, and wash your worries away at Lake Champagne Resort Vermont.
Capacity: 145 RV sites
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When To Visit Vermont RV Campgrounds
Given its location in New England, a great many Vermont campgrounds with hookups operate on a seasonal schedule. You can visit Vermont any time of year, of course, but keep in mind that your preferred campground might only open from late spring until mid-fall. Because of this limited time frame, Vermont RV campgrounds can fill up quickly when they open their systems for reservations. Try to book as early as possible to ensure a spot!
Visit Vermont RV Parks With Cruise America
Vermont is a place where hippies, seniors, backpackers, and others from every walk of life, U.S. state, and Canadian province can experience the best of New England. Cruise America has a huge selection of RV rentals that can get you there so you can see it all for yourself.
These modern, safe, and comfortable RVs in a variety of sizes and floor plans are just what you and your family need to travel around the Green Mountain State. Contact Cruise America today to get your Vermont adventure started!