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The Best RV Campgrounds to Stay at this Christmas


If you’re taking to the open road this holiday season and are ready to soak in every ounce of Christmas cheer, there are numerous destinations and RV parks around the country that are full of Christmas sprit to put on your list. With Christmas only two weeks away, there’s no time to waste! We’ve compiled a round-up of the most holiday-centered RV destinations for you and your loved ones this season. Maybe you are traveling to start a new tradition with family or perhaps you’re taking a much needed vacation. Either way, these festivities are sure to keep you entertained for the rest of 2021. Check out our top 10 destinations below.

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Lake Buena Vista, Florida 
RV Campground: The Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort
Address: 4510 North Fort Wilderness Trail | Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830-8415
Holiday Features: Not only are Disney’s theme parks a stones throw away from Fort Wilderness, but the campground itself is decorated to the nines, DISNEY STYLE. In addition to the campground décor, most guests get into the spirit and bring their own decorations too, which means there is a little festival of lights throughout the campground, wherever you go. Enjoy the hot tub, rent an electric golf cart to move around the campground, take a boat ride to the local hotel with epic views, delicious drinks, and s’mores and enjoy the best fireworks you might ever lay your eyes on.

Santa Claus, Indiana
RV Campground: Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort
Address: 78 North Holiday Blvd. | Santa Claus, IN 47579
Holiday Features: This town is called Santa Claus, so you know they go all out when celebrating the Holiday Season. This quaint Indiana town celebrates Christmas all year long, but when winter arrives they really show off. Experience the drive-through Christmas light show that takes place right in Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort. There are also tons of holiday themed attractions while staying in town including but not limited to, Dinner with Santa, Santa Claus Museum, Santa’s Candy Castle, and Frosty’s Fun Center. This is an epic destinations for the kids to really enjoy the spirit of Christmas! 

Nevada City, California
RV Campground: Inn Town campground
Address: 9 Kidder Ct. | Nevada City, CA 95959
Holiday Features: Nevada City prides itself on being the one and only Victorian Christmas. Take a step back in time and enjoy a magical setting. The city is equipped with hilly streets, authentic gas lamps, and wandering carolers dressed in Victorian attire. This site is sure to have visitors sharing holiday cheer and good tidings. The annual event takes place Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons throughout December and is perfect for your family tradition needs. There are holiday activities for all ages including live entertainment, yuletide treats and libations, and of course, Father Christmas!

Miramar Beach, Florida
RV Campground – Camp Gulf
Address: 10005 Emerald Coast Pkwy W, Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Holiday Features: Rounding out this holiday list is a beautiful campground right on the Gulf of Mexico. If you aren’t going to spend Christmas in the mountains, the next best thing is the snow-white beaches of the Florida panhandle. You can enjoy delicious seafood, fantastic shopping, and panoramic views of emerald water. Miramar Beach is just minutes to Destin & Scenic 30A so you can indulge in plenty of nearby festive activities. Camp Gulf offers two large private beach accesses, two pools (yes, you can swim in December in Florida) and an equipped activity center. Be sure to participate in the holiday events hosted throughout the campground! 

Estes Park, Colorado
RV Campgrounds and Addresses – There are 6 RV Campgrounds in Estes Park, below are 4 of the best: 
– Estes Park Campground at East Portal – 3420 Tunnel Rd, Estes Park, CO 80517
– Elk Meadow Lodge/RV Park – 1665 CO Hwy 66, Estes Park, CO 80517
– Spruce Lake RV Park – 1050 Marys Lake Rd, Estes Park, CO 80517
– Estes Park Campground at Mary’s Lake – 2120 Mary’s Lake Rd, Estes Park, CO 80517
– Jellystone Park of Estes – 5495 Hwy 36, Estes Park, CO 80517
Holiday Features: Christmas time is an excellent time to visit Colorado but Estes Park is a holiday season dream. Throughout December, the streets and shops are fully decorated, not to mention, the park is a winter wonderland. If you love a good mix of nature and town, this destination is for you. We highly recommend catching the Yuletide Lights, a drive-through attraction featuring thousands of Christmas lights and numerous holiday displays. If you’re looking to finish your Christmas shopping, there are plenty of pop-up holiday markets throughout the town, making it a great place to buy local. 

Grand Canyon, Arizona
RV Campground: Trailer Village RV Park
Address: 100 Trailer Village Rd, Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023
Holiday Features: While tourists rush to Grand Canyon National Park in droves from spring through fall every year, the winter seasons are some of the best times to visit this famous natural attraction. With less people and cool temperatures in December, you won’t have to worry about long lines and cars at the most popular destinations or the sweating in Arizona’s summer heat. The Grand Canyon Railway, which is located in the Grand Canyon Village, is a must for anyone visiting the park any time of year, but it gets even better at Christmas when it’s temporarily transformed into none other than, you guessed it, the Polar Express.

Christmas, Florida
RV Campground: Christmas RV Park
Address:  25525 E. Colonial Drive
Holiday Features: Make your way to the happiest place in Florida, a town that is actually named Fort Christmas! This festive town is located merely twenty miles east of Orlando and is en route to Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, and Canaveral National Seashore. Let us not forgot what’s in Orlando, the actual happiest place on earth, Disney World. Fort Christmas keeps to its namesake with festive decorates throughout the town and events every holiday season. It’s the ideal central location to park your RV and be able to take trips to the desirable surrounding destinations all Christmas season!

Saint Augustine, Florida
RV Campgrounds and Addresses:
– Compass RV Resort – 1505 FL-207, St. Augustine, FL 32086
– Ocean Grove RV Resort – 4225 A1A S, St Augustine Beach, FL 32080
– Anastasia State Park – 300 Anastasia Park Rd, St. Augustine, FL 32080
Holiday Features: Along the Atlantic coastline of Florida is St. Augustine, the country’s oldest city, and they celebrate the holiday season in style. This town is a fabulous destination, full of culture, shopping, excellent cuisine, and historic landmarks. Special for the holidays is the extravagant light show that spans twenty blocks of the historic district. If you haven’t heard of it, Night of Lights has been listed among the top ten holiday light displays in the world by National Geographic and it’s located right here in this beautiful coastal town. 

Durango, Colorado
RV Campground: Westerly RV Park
Address: 6440 Co Rd 203, Durango, CO 81301
Holiday Features: While it is not one of the warmest destinations on our list, Durango has something very special that cannot be found anywhere else – a month-long Christmas celebration. Enjoy holiday traditions, outdoor adventure, and everything in-between in Durango. The most alluring attraction is the beloved Polar Express Train Ride. Here your kids can live out the fantasy of picking up Santa on this magic train while riding among some of the most beautiful mountains in the world. Other winter activities nestled in Durango include snowmobiling, skiing, cutting down your own Christmas tree, and so much more. 

Christmas Town, North Carolina
RV Campground – Crowders Mountain State Park
Address – 522 Park Office Lane | Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Holiday Features: Every year, the residents of McAdenville, North Carolina, who love the holidays so much, changes the town’s name to Christmas Town. The population of McAdenville is less then 1,000 but nearly 600,000 people visit during the holidays. Hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights decorate downtown, creating a magical sight. Christmas trees are lit up at the nearby lake for stunning reflections on the water, creating a sparkling wonderland you can’t turn your eyes away from. 

With the list above, we are certain you will ind the perfect spot to settle in and enjoy your vacation this holiday season. If you’re looking for the ideal gifts for your RVing friend, family member or loved one, check out our post featuring, The 15 Best Stocking Stuffers for RVers Christmas 2021.