The fourth of July weekend is nearly upon us! If you’re still looking for something fun to do to celebrate the occasion, why not make a weekend camping trip out of it? And if you’re still searching for the best campsite to pitch your tent at, then check out these Florida campsites with availability for July 4th weekend.

There’s no better way to get back in touch with nature than fully immersing yourself in the beauty of Florida’s wildlife. These gorgeous campgrounds in The Sunshine State's state parks and forests will give you the chance to do just that.

Lay under the stars, fish in the nearby waters, and escape the hustle and bustle of the city for the weekend. Rally your closest friend group, grab you beau, or even just take some much-needed time to yourself to go on a solo adventure.

There’s no wrong way to enjoy Florida’s natural beauty, as long you’re cleaning up after yourself as you go. You’ll want to reserve your spot soon though, as both RV and tent sites are filling up fast.

So whether you’re driving in your RV, roughing it in a tent, or even renting an old school VW van, you can spend your Fourth of July weekend in the Florida wilds at these awesome campsites.

Collier-Seminole State Park

Price: $22 for tent and RV

Address: 20200 Tamiami Trail E., Naples, FL 

Why You Need To Go: Hike, bike, kayak, and camp among one of the largest mangrove swamps in the world. 

Colt Creek State Park

Price: $24 for tent and RV 

Address: 16000 SR 471, Lakeland, FL 

Why You Need To Go: Hike beneath towering cypress domes, kayak along winding creeks, and even check out their equestrian campsites if you have a four-legged friend to bring.

Highlands Hammock State Park

Price: $18 to $22 for tent and RV

Address: 5931 Hammock Rd., Sebring, FL 

Why You Need To Go: Wander elevated boardwalks that wind you through dense cypress swamps, and you might even catch a glimpse of some rare species of flora and fauna found only at this state park.

Rodman Campground

Price: $12 for tent, $22 for RV 

Address: GPS coordinates 29°31'12"N, 81°47'46"W 

Why You Need To Go: This campground is close to the Rodman Recreation Center, built on the former Rodman Dam, and offers some excellent freshwater fishing opportunities. 

Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

Price: $16 for tent, RV, astronomy pad, and horse sites

Address: 33104 NW 192nd Ave., Okeechobee, FL

Why You Need To Go: Camping at this state park is like no other, with its ultra-dark sky giving you some of the best views of the stars around.

Myakka State Forest

Price: $8.93 tent-only campsites

Address: GPS coordinates 26°59'57"N, 82°15'44"W 

Why You Need To Go: Explore over 40 miles of trails through this gorgeous forest, plus plenty of kayaking, cycling, and horseback riding spots.

Happy camping!


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.


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