Have you ever been to Maryland? I always wondered about camping there because it’s so close to our busy nation’s capital. Would it be too busy? Look closer, and you’ll discover that the Old Line State has this hidden, fly-under-the-radar, relax and put your feet up appeal that only certain people know about. I’m going to share with you my top five best RV campgrounds in Maryland.
Get Back on the Water at Bar Harbour
Bar Harbor RV Park & Marina Waterfront Resort in Abingdon, MD, is open year-round. This family-owned park has full hookups, with spots for pull-through and back-ins. The sites have room for slide-outs, and each has a fire ring.
This resort also has all your water activities covered. They offer swimming, fishing, boating, boat rental, a seasonal pool, boat ramp, marina, and dock—fish and crab to your heart’s content, or kayak and paddleboard with the family. I’m impressed that there’s also on-site RV service here, as well as an RV supply store.
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Assateague National Seashore/Oceanside Park
Open May 15th to October 1st, this state park RV campsite just outside of Berlin, MD, is stunning. It’s not fancy and has no hookups but offers 104 paved sites with fire rings and a fantastic back to basics experience by the seashore. It provides some of the best nature trails and beaches in the area.
Also, many protected species live here. If you’re lucky, you’ll get to see the famous wild horses of Assateague. There are no reservations, so get there early. Research before you go if you’re a nature lover or animal photographer. There’s a lot to see.
Monumental Cherry Hill Park
If you’re looking for an excellent home base from which to day trip into our nation’s capital, look no further. Check out Cherry Hill Park in College Park, Maryland. This site offers transit on-site and even tours to Washington, DC.
This is a premium park, so we’re talking Wi-Fi and support for anyone who is tech-challenged, and concierge service. This is the life. The list of amenities is long, but I’d highlight the full hookups, fire rings, BBQs, and full size, big rig and all-weather sites. Here they offer Good Sam and military discounts.
Relax by the Sea at Roaring Point
Are you looking for some peace and quiet? You’ll find it at Roaring Point Waterfront Campground, hidden away on Nanticoke Wharf Road in Nanticoke, MD.
This is an incredibly relaxing camp spot. They have waterfront and water view lots, as well as many more tucked away. It’s a perfect spot for fishing and relaxing by the sea. Dump station, laundry, and hookups range from bare minimum primitive to full waterfront supersize sites available for 50, 30, and 20 amp hookups. Bookings are available from April 1st to November 1st for both daily and weekly reservations.
Boo-Boo! Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park
You won’t believe how quickly the smiles start at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park, and that’s just from the parents. Old school family fun is everywhere in this seasonal RV campground park in the western foothills of Maryland. Electricity hookup comes with your spot, and I recommend to book early.
Everyone in your party will enjoy the Water Zone, 400-foot long waterslides, and the popular Boo-Boo’s Bootcamp Ninja course. You can also enjoy the jumping pillow course, mini-golf, laser tag, and zip line. The site is open from March 21st-November 1st. You’re going to need an extra “pici-nic basket” because you’ll want to book a few additional days.
Maryland RV camping is everything you want it to be. Camping in this state offers everything from crabbing, fishing, and nature, to history, monuments, and family fun. RV Camping in Maryland doesn’t disappoint.