Ahh, the great outdoors. From towering cypress trees to open grasslands and pristine beaches, Florida’s wilds have no shortage of beauty to admire — especially when you camp out for the weekend to really take it all in. If you’re looking for some stunning spots to pitch your tent with all the views, then definitely check out this list of some of the best Florida campsites.
Whether you prefer to pack everything but the kitchen sink or travel light, you should totally add these locations to your list. Leave the hustle and bustle behind and reconnect with nature — because you deserve it.
You'll find prime stargazing opportunities and crystal clear waters among the many sights and experiences on this list. And if you’re camping on a budget, don’t worry, many of them cost very little to snag your spot.
Cozy up in a cabin, rent a VW camper van, or rough it in a tent, there’s no wrong way to enjoy the Florida wilderness. But make sure you check in with local park rangers, respect nature, other campers, and clean up your trash while soaking in the beauty at these Florida campsites!
Anastasia State Park
Price: $8 park admission and $28 per camp night for tent or RV
Address: 300 Anastasia Park Rd., St. Augustine, FL
Why You Need To Go: You can camp by the seaside at this beautiful state park. Rent kayaks or canoes to explore by daylight, or sink your toes in the sand as you hunt for seashells. Both RV and tent spaces are available.
Bahai Honda State Park
Price: $8 admission per vehicle, $36 per night tent or RV camping
Address: 36850 Overseas Hwy., Big Pine Key, FL
Why You Need To Go: Located along both the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, Bahia Honda is considered one of the best beaches in the world and you can camp right on the sand. With tropical vibes and amazing stargazing opportunities, it’s totally worth the drive.
Blackwater River State Park
Price: $4 per vehicle admission, $20 per night tent or RV camping
Address: 7720 Deaton Bridge Rd., Milton, FL
Why You Need To Go: Perfect for kayak and canoers, this 590-acre park is iconic for its pure-sands and tea-colored waterways.
Big Lagoon State Park
Price: $6 per vehicle admission, $20 per night tent or RV camping
Address: 12301 Gulf Beach Hwy., Pensacola, FL
Why You Need To Go: Kayakers, hikers, and nature lovers alike will love camping at this secluded state park in Florida’s panhandle. There are plenty of boardwalks to discover, as well as a massive observation tower overlooking the landscape.
Falling Waters State Park
Price: $5 per vehicle admission, $18 per night tent or RV camping
Address: 1130 State Park Rd., Chipley, FL
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park
Price: $4 per vehicle admission, $16 per night tent or RV camping
Address: 33104 NW 192nd Ave., Okeechobee, FL
Happy camping, campers!
We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.