5 Campgrounds In Rhode Island Ideal For Those Who Hate Camping
Sleeping under the stars and embracing the great outdoors are some of the perks of camping. But as idyllic as that sounds, mot everyone enjoys camping. Cooking over an open fire and sleeping on roots and rocks can bother even the most rugged at heart. If you’re fond of
the idea of going camping but not so keen on the hardships, these Rhode Island campgrounds are the perfect fit for you.
1. Whispering Pines Campground, Hope Valley
Nestled away on 50 acres of woodland, Whispering Pines Campground is a destination the whole family will adore. There's no need to pitch a tent, the campground has cabins that sleep up to six. Equipped with a kitchen, running water, refrigerator, and air conditioning, there's nothing rustic about a stay here. The campground has tons of planned activities plus an arcade, sports courts, fishing ponds, boat rentals, and much more.
2. Melville Ponds Campground, Portsmouth
Enjoy an overnight stay in a vintage 1977 Airstream Land Yacht at Melville Ponds Campground. This secluded campsite is just minutes from Newport and makes the perfect home base when exploring the coastal city. The trailer is equipped with comfy beds, a small kitchen, and a bathroom for all the comforts you'd find at home just on a smaller scale.
3. Westwood YMCA & Family Campground, Coventry
Westwood YMCA and Family Campground has plenty of spots to pitch a tent or park a camper but more enticing are the cozy cabins. There are ten to choose from arranged in a quaint little village. You'll also have access to the beautiful lake to do some fishing or boating. Unplug and enjoy some much-needed family time at this campground on the water.
4. Burlingame State Park, Charlestown
With 20 snug little cabins, you don't have to rough it at Burlingame State Park. Located in the woodland on Watchaug Pond, this idyllic setting is the perfect place to get away from it all. Enjoy the vast outdoors at this gorgeous 3,100-acre state park by hiking, boating, swimming, and more.
5. Houseboat In A Marina, Providence
If hanging out in the woods is just not your cup of tea at all then consider camping on the water. This 40-foot houseboat in Providence is like a floating motel room. The boat sleeps six guests with a master suite, loft, and a sleeper sofa. You'll also be treated to a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, and plenty of space on deck to soak in the sunsets.
If you’re more the type to spoil yourself rotten when you escape on a getaway, then check out this
island resort that takes Ocean State vacations to a whole new luxurious level.
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