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This is a ranked list of the best U.S. States for camping as voted on by men and women. These places include some of the most beautiful and scenic areas in the U.S., such as California, New Mexico and Colorado. These are all some of the top places to go camping in the U.S. This list answers the question, “what are the best places in the U.S. to go camping?”

Whether you are looking for full-service campsites or unspoiled landscapes, the U.S. has virtually every site imaginable for camping. Scenic views of beautiful mountain ranges or gorgeous bodies of water, the country’s vast topography offers everything you could ever want in a campsite. Those seeking the thrill of being one with the land and discovering new states in the most unique way possible can venture across the country or stay close to home.

The best camping can be found in the U.S. whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway or to just go off the grid. As a traveler looking for the best camping  in the U.S. you might ask yourself, “Where are greatest spots to camp around the U.S.?” Well, here we have compiled a list of the very best places for this activity.

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Washington is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Washington 1889-11-11

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Colorado is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Colorado 1876-08-01

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California is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
California 1850-09-09

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Oregon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Oregon 1859-02-14

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Alaska is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Alaska 1959-01-03

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Maine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Maine 1820-03-15

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Utah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Utah 1896-01-04

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Tennessee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Tennessee 1796-06-01

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Arizona is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Arizona 1912-02-14

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Wyoming is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Wyoming 1890-06-10

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Montana is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Montana 1889-11-08

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Michigan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Michigan 1837-01-26

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Vermont is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Vermont 1791-03-04

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Hawaii is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Hawaii 1959-08-21

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Virginia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Virginia 1788-06-25

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Pennsylvania is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Pennsylvania 1787-12-12

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Minnesota is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Minnesota 1817-12-10

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New York is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
New York 1788-07-26

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North Carolina is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
North Carolina 1789-11-21

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Wisconsin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Wisconsin 1848-05-29

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New Mexico is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
New Mexico 1912-01-06

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Massachusetts is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Massachusetts 1788-02-06

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South Dakota is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
South Dakota 1889-11-02

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New Hampshire is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
New Hampshire 1788-06-21

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Indiana is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Indiana 1816-12-11

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Missouri is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Missouri 1821-08-10

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Florida is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Florida 1845-03-03

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Texas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Texas 1845-12-29

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Arkansas is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Arkansas 1836-06-15

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Louisiana is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Louisiana 1812-04-30

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Maryland is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Maryland 1788-04-25

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Nebraska is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best U.S. States for Camping
Nebraska 1867-03-01