The 5 Best Campgrounds in Michigan of 2020

This time we will look at the best campgrounds in Michigan, USA. Michigan is a state where you will find your inner peace and connect with nature. It is also called a Great Lake State because it borders on four of the Great Lakes. This place is ideal for all campers who love forests, cliffs, and beaches.

camping places in michigan

The capital city is Lansing. If you like to camp near water then it is a perfect destination since it has more than 11,000 inland lakes. The largest city is Detroit which is known for the auto industry, and the Institute of Arts and Motown Records. Explore the Michigan camping places that will refill your energy.

Michigan Campgrounds

Michigan is a state that offers many natural beauties that are worth visiting. With many lakes, forests, and other nature’s beauties, you will have an opportunity to enjoy outdoors without extra money spent. Here are some great camping spots in Michigan.

Covert/South Haven KOA

This place received a Founder’s and a President’s award. It is open from April to October. What can you do here? Ride a bike on a 34-mile trail, horseback ride, visit casinos, a kid’s museum, wineries, farmer’s markets, and so on. They offer accommodations for tents, RV’s but you can stay in one of their cabins also.

Covert South Haven KOA

Plenty of activities and meal options

If you have kids then they will enjoy trampoline basketball, carpetball, gaga ball, climb on the rock climbing wall, and see movies before a good night sleep. You won’t be hungry since you can order nachos, pizza or a panini from the café. The food will be delivered to your camp place.

With a dog park and a camping kitchen

The campsite has a dog park where you can take your pet to take a walk, a pool, a fishing place, a camping kitchen, and a snack bar to grab an afternoon snack. Visit South Heaven and enjoy yourself with your family outdoors.

Michigan City Campground

This is another great place that you can explore in Michigan. It’s a privately-owned camping place on a 40-acre land. You can find it close to Lake Michigan, 50 miles east of Chicago. You can enjoy it here from April until the end of October.

Camping facilities

It is a good place for families where you can enjoy yourself together in different activities. You can camp there with your tent, pop-up, fifth wheel, and hybrid trailers or motorhomes. Cabins are also available for you to spend a vacation and these include sleeping, deluxe, premium cabin and sleeping cottage.

A kid-friendly campground

The camp has a swimming pool, two fishing ponds, a playground for kids and a basketball court. They also have a small store for buying camping supplies and food, games for children, and other camper decorations.

Be active and take your family on a trip with a bicycle, take a horseback ride, ride with a kayak, and play golf. You can also take them to see wineries and casinos. Kids won’t be disappointed here since this is a kids-friendly campsite.

Petoskey campground

I am presenting you #1 campground in Michigan by Trailer Life in America. Petoskey is also one of the highest-rated RV parks in North America. If you go on vacation to this campsite you will experience romantic sunsets, sand dunes, and fresh air from cedar, pine, and maple trees. Spend the night with a tent, RV, or stay in one of their cabins from the end of April to the middle of October.

Fun activities for all family members

There are a lot of fun activities for all family members. Play bingo, bounce in the Bounce House, and find your own Petoskey stone for polishing. They have a heated swimming pool and a hot tub where you can relax and enjoy water activities.

They also have a fire pit where you can set an evening fire and enjoy it. You should try the GaGa ball with your kids. I am sure you won’t be disappointed for choosing your vacation at Petoskey.

Monroe Country / Toledo

Monroe Country campsite is another option you can consider with your family. If you like to be close to the water this is a good place to pick. They have a swimming lake with a sandy beach where kids can play and swim. Where there is a lake there are also fish, so you can rent a boat and go fishing.

Monroe Country Toledo

Campground activities

They are open from April 13-th to October 28-th. In the evenings you will be able to watch movies since they have an inflatable outdoor movie screen. Be active and play mini-golf, soccer, baseball diamond, or other sports. Kids will also enjoy this camp.

Free all-you-can-eat pancakes!

Monroe is a camp where pets are allowed and welcome. You have the option to stay in one of their camping or deluxe cabins. Treehouse is also great to observe birds and enjoy in peace. Like with every other campsite, you won’t be hungry since they have a snack bar. This place offers free all-you-can-eat pancakes and free Wi-Fi.

Muskegon campground

Muskegon is another beautiful campsite where you can find your peace and refill your batteries. You will find it close to Michigan’s Adventure Park. They are a full-service camping place with tent and RV sites. You can choose to stay in one of their cabins and have a wonderful view of the lake.

Muskegon campground

Water activities

A lake gives opportunities for water activities such as swimming, ride with a paddleboard, rent a kayak, canoe or rowboat and have an unforgettable outdoor experience.

Great festivals to attend

Attend a festival or two; I suggest Unity Fest and Muskegon Bike Time. If this is the camp you want to take your family to spend a vacation together, you should see popular West Michigan attractions, lighthouses, local golf courses, towering sand dunes, and the submarine.

Camping in Michigan

No matter which of these camps in Michigan you decide to visit alone or with your family and friends, I am sure the staff and nature won’t disappoint you. If you like to enjoy outdoors and see local sights in Michigan then choose the place that will satisfy your needs as a camper.

This state is rich with lakes where you can fish, and do all kinds of water sports like swimming, canoeing, kayaking, riding a boat, and others. Take a ride with a car and visit Detroit. Camping in this state will satisfy all kinds of campers since the mentioned camps have forests, beaches, and lakes. Choose yours and enjoy your outdoor stay.

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