Camping is fun. Camping with kids
be fun — if you pitch your tent at a campground that offers more than just a picnic table and a fire pit. We’ve rounded up a great list of family campgrounds that have bucketloads of activities planned for the kids and fantastic amenities like pools and miniature golf. These campgrounds have so much going on that they are like mini resorts where the entire family will have a blast! can
1. Water's Edge Family Campground - 271 Leonard Bridge Rd., Lebanon
Water's Edge Family Campground is bursting with fun all season long. Scavenger hunts, ice cream socials, kids candy bar bingo, and more will keep the kids on the go. Cast a line into the lake or take a dip in the pool. The campground offers tent and RV sites as well as cabin rentals.
2. Brialee Family Campground - 174 Laurel La., Ashford
Brialee Family Campground is an action-packed getaway spot from April to October. Take a dip in the pool, go boating on the pond, round up some friends for mini golf, play on the splash pad, and more. Weekends are even busier with themes like Astronauts and Aliens, Under the Sea, The 80s, and many more! Tent and RV sites are available and cabin rentals too.
3. Wolf's Den Family Campground - 256 Town St., East Haddam
A swimming pool and mini-golf course are just the tips of the iceberg at Wolf's Den Family Campground. Several ponds, horseshoes, softball field, and recreation hall are all available too. On several weekends each season, the campground sets up a huge water slide and bounce house for the kids. Tent and RV sites are available and you can also rent an RV at the campground.
4. Mystic KOA Holiday - 118 Pendleton Hill Rd., North Stonington
With a playground, pool, and mini-golf course, Mystic KOA Holiday is a happy place for all ages. Tie-dye, hayrides, and group campfires are just some of the activities the kids will enjoy. This campground has RV and tent sites as well as cabin rentals.
5. Odetah Camping Resort - 38 Bozrah St. Ext., Bozrah
Set on a 32-acre lake, Odetah Camping Resort is a blast for all ages. Enjoy Christmas in July or a Superhero Celebration with their many themed weekends. A pool, jacuzzi, mini golf course, and cafe are just some of the amenities. Planned activities include old-fashioned tug-of-war, hayrides, and scavenger hunts. Tent and RV sites are available or you can rent a cabin or a yurt!
6. Hammonasset Beach State Park - 1288 Boston Post Rd., Madison
With more than 500 campsites, Hammonasett Beach State Park is like its own little resort town. The campground has a playground, volleyball courts, camp store, and movies on the weekends. Ride your bike or take a stroll to the beach for swimming and sandcastle building. This campground has tent and RV sites and a few cabins available for rent.
7. Nelson's Family Campground - 71 Mott Hill Rd., East Hampton
With 175 acres, Nelson's Family Campground has no shortage of fun for the family. Enjoy horseshoes, volleyball, an arcade, fishing pond, swimming pool, and more. Themed weekends range from the Happy Days of the 50s to a futuristic world of the Mad Scientist. RV, tent sites, and RV rental is available at this campground.
8. Cozy Hills Campground - 1311 Bantam Rd., Bantam
Cozy Hills Campground offers weekend themes like Pirate Weekend and Carnival Weekend. Arts and crafts, an arcade, pool, and playground will keep the kids busy as bees. The campground has tent and RV sites and cabin rentals.
9. Bear Creek Campground - 186 Enterprise Dr., Bristol
For the ultimate thrill, stay at Bear Creek Campground of Lake Compounce. With the amusement park right next door, you'll be busy morning, noon, and night. A stay at the campground gives you discount passes to the park. This campground offers tent and RV sites or you can rent a cabin, cub hut, or even a tipi for your overnight stay.
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