I can’t think of anything more exciting than traveling the United States in a recently purchased motorhome. And I’m sure many people will agree with me, it really is the sort of thing you dream of as a child.
Finding the perfect scenic parking spot with the necessary facilities is a great way to start the perfect holiday. But due to the size of the US and the number of scenic parking spots, this can prove to be a tricky and time-consuming task.
However, luckily for you guys, that’s where I come in to help you. With my expertise in the Automotive and travel industry, I’ve picked out the very best parking spots in the United States.
1. Lazydays RV Campground, Tampa
Recommended for: excellent RV facilities
With a whopping 300 RV sites with full 50-amp hookups, the only thing lazy about this site is its name. Situated reasonably close to Tampa Bay, Lazydays is both pet and children friendly.
Lazydays is also an RV dealership, so you know your motorhome will be well looked after. Also available are hot showers, laundry facilities, and free Wi-Fi.
But that’s not all, there are a lot more features including:
- Professional tennis courts and golf cart rentals
- Full-service catering for up to 400 people
- Access to the nation’s largest RV center (appointments only)
- Screened and heated pool with hot tub
Price: Pitches range from $34.99-$69.99 depending on the size of your vehicle and which month you attend.
2. Camp Gulf, Destin
Recommended for: beach lovers
If you’re a lover of the beach, then Camp Gulf could be all you need. Situated on the beach, Camp Gulf is home to 55 RV pitches, suitable for all size vehicles and equipped with electric and water facilities.
With its calm atmosphere and ocean views, Camp Gulf is a popular spot for relaxing. And if you fancy a walk into the city of Destin, its just a few minutes away.
The site itself is home to a number of great amenities, including:
- Two heated pools and spa
- Golf cart and other recreational rentals
- On-site store selling groceries, RV supplies, toiletries and more.
- Activity center including coastal walks
Price: Pitches start from $67.00 per night. They are also available weekly, monthly, and 3+ month.
Recommended for: a once in a lifetime experience
Up next, its Jetty Park Campground.
This site is located close to the U.S Air Force Station and is popular because of its links with NASA. It’s not for everyone, but its one of the best motorhome spots for seeing marine vehicles and wildlife.
Furthermore, you’ll have a prime view of any aircraft launched at the station from Jetty Park, which isn’t something you’d see in the UK.
There are the obvious amenities too, including:
- Motorized vehicles/Golf cart rentals
- If needed there are tents and cabins available
- Bathhouses/laundry facilities
- Electric and hot water
Price: Pitches start at $39.00 for non-residents and $27.00 for residents (Excluding tent or cabin)
4. Bella Terra Of Gulf Shores RV Resort, Alabama
Recommended for: luxury pitches and top of the range facilities
Just a stone’s throw away from the luxurious Alabama Gulf Coast, Bella Terra is an upscale RV resort with five-star facilities. It has a huge selection of parking lots, some of which are over 5,000 sq ft and equipped with electric, water, television and internet access.
There are a number of upgrade features too, things like gazebos, fire pits, and barbecues are all available.
But what makes Bella Terra so popular are its unique amenities, including:
- Jacuzzi and dry sauna
- Championship caliber golf courses
- Fully-appointed fitness center
- Expansive lake views are seen from throughout the resort
Price: Standard pitches start from $51.00 per night in low season.
Many used motorhomes are also available for purchase.
5. Mountain Views RV Park, Colorado
Recommended for: scenic mountain views
Finally, it’s Mountain Views, located along the river Rio Grande River. This park is a great choice for nature enthusiasts and offers outdoor opportunities in the Rocky Mountains. The site itself is clean, fresh, and has a calm and relaxing vibe.
As well as the scenery, you’ll have access to the Elk and Bear lodges, private fly-fishing on the Grande River, and facilities to wash your pets.
But that’s not all, there’s more including:
- Full-service hookups at each site; water, sewer, and electric
- Private showers and restrooms
- Fully appointed fitness center
- Free Wi-Fi
Please note: Mountain Views is only open from May to October.
Price: Pitches start from $28.00 per night
So, Which Resort Takes The Number One Spot?
There you have it, the top 5 best motorhome spots in the US. But you can always pick up another country for your road trip. The United Kingdom is a good option as it’s the really motorhome-friendly country with a good choice of motorhome rent and buy services.
There are a number of things to take into account when choosing the perfect parking spot. Choosing the right one for you depends on a number of things, including your requirements and budget.