Cabins and Other Camping Options

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What if I don't like sleeping in a tent or RV? Are cabins available at campgrounds?

Cabins and Other Camping Options

Before you pack up the camping gear and hit the road, you have to know where you're going. Luckily, finding a campground near or far is a snap if you use the Internet. You'll find plenty of online directories for local, state, national, and even international campgrounds.

Many directories offer search capabilities that allow to put in various "must-haves" for your campground, and find just the right place for you and your family.

For example, if you want to find a park on a lake that offers wireless Internet access, you can search for those items and see what pops up.

One thing to keep in mind about most of these directories is that they do take paid ads from parks, and may give their advertisers preference over other campgrounds that are just as good.

For a totally unbiased campground directory, search for state and federal directories of city, county, state, and national parks that are government funded. The U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service offer online directories of all the parks they oversee, for example. Often these campgrounds have cheaper fees and are located in some of the most desirable recreation areas.



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