Nothing says romance quite like a cozy blanket strewn out beneath an endless sky of stars. Craft the perfect playlist to listen to while you gaze up at the heavens, and it will certainly be a date night to remember. If you’re looking to set the bar a little higher for the next time it’s your turn to pick an evening adventure with your partner, then check out these Florida campgrounds spots to book for an enchanting and romantic escape with bae.
From Florida’s lush state parks to its remote, pristine beaches, all you really need is a reliable source for transportation and a will for adventure to really enjoy these camping spots. Most are super cheap to stay at, and some are even free, making them economical, to boot.
And while time and money may be well spent on making your love smile, you’ll feel even better knowing you had a grand adventure without breaking the bank.
So pack the camping gear and get that perfect playlist ready, because these enchanting Florida camping spots will give you amazing views of the stars and memories for a lifetime.
T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park
Price: $24 for tent or RV
Address: 8899 Cape San Blas Rd., Port St. Joe, FL
Why You Need To Go: Twenty miles of white sand beaches makes for a beautiful spot during the day, and an even better stage on which to watch the night sky glisten and glow.
Myakka River State Park
Price: $26 for tent or RV
Address: 13208 State Road 72, Sarasota, FL
Why You Need To Go: One of Florida’s oldest and largest parks, you can spend your day hiking scenic boardwalk trails and end it gazing up at the stars.
Everglades National Park
Price: $15 permit, $2 per night
Address: Gulf Coast Visitor Center 815 Oyster Bar Ln., Everglades City, FL
Why You Need To Go: There are several different ways to experience camping at The Everglades, including ground sites, beach sites, and even elevated platforms called “chickees.” You’ll need to grab a permit from the visitor center before you head out for $15, and camping is an additional $2 per night.
Suwannee River Wilderness State Trail
Address: 4298 NW County Road 292, Mayo, FL
Why You Need To Go: Along this river you’ll find several different river camps, and Adam’s Tract is one of the best to stay at and stargaze along the river. The river camps are free to stay at, but are pretty popular, so potential stargazers are encouraged to call ahead and reserve their spot.
Bahia Honda State Park
Price: $36 for tent or RV
Address: 36850 Overseas Hwy., Big Pine Key, FL
Why You Need To Go: This Florida state park gives you the amazing chance to stargaze on pristine sands with clear views of th night sky.
St. George Island State Park
Price: $24 for tent or RV
Address: 1900 E. Gulf Beach Dr., St. George Island, FL
Why You Need To Go: This remote barrier island is far away from any city lights that could pollute the sky, giving you unobstructed views of the heavens.
Happy starry camping!
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