If you want to recharge your metaphorical batteries this summer, there are some fantastic spots to check out all around the city. These dreamy campsites near Las Vegas offer a break from the concrete jungle and let you get back to nature. Grab all of the ingredients for s' mores and get ready for an outdoor adventure on the outskirts of Sin City.

Orange and red rocks, towering pines, and stunning blue waters all await you at these incredible sites.

You can rent a camper van, or pack a tent and grab your favorite people while you head outdoors.

You could even make it into a road trip and travel around a few spots to experience all this amazing state has to offer.

Atlatl Rock Campground

Price: $20 camping fee, $10 per vehicle

Location: 29450 Valley Of Fire Highway, Overton, NV

Why You Need To Go: This incredible park is filled with stunning red and orange rock formations perfect for days of exploring.


Mount Charleston

Price: Free - $35 depending on the campground

Location: Mount Charleston, NV

Why You Need To Go: You can spend a few days in the alpine wilderness just outside the city surrounded by towering pines and crisp mountain air.


Temple Bar Campground

Price: $10 per vehicle, $25 for park entry

Location: 31409 North Temple Bar, Willow Beach, AZ

Why You Need To Go: Nestled near the blue waters of Lake Mead, this spot will let you indulge in watersports by day and enjoy star-filled skies by night.


Lees Ferry Campground

Price: $20 per night, $30 entrance fee

Location: 547 N. Hwy 89A, Marble Canyon, AZ

Why You Need To Go: You can spend afternoons on Lake Powell or even paddleboard down the Colorado River for a full day adventure.


Lone Rock Beach Primitive Camping

Price: $14 per night (per car), $30 entrance fee

Location: Lone Rock Beach, Big Water, UT

Why You Need To Go: You can camp on the sandy beach and spend the day in the water or explore the nearby dunes.


Cathedral Gorge

Price: $5 for park entry, $15 per night

Location: Pioche, NV

Why You Need To Go: You can explore towering sandstone formations before settling in to stargaze under dark navy skies.


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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