After months of quarantine and canceled plans, most of us are longing to getaway on a safe summer retreat. While you may be hesitant to book a hotel stay or flight to a faraway place, why not hit the road and head to one of our local campgrounds? So pack your bags, load you car and head to Pennsylvania’s Americana Region for some summer fun.
You’ll find countless opportunities for outdoor adventure as well as quiet spots to sit back and take in the fresh air and beauty of region.
Blue Rocks Family Campground
Whether you own a camper, are looking for a spot to pitch a tent, or are interested in renting a cabin or cottage, Blue Rocks Family Campground in Lenhartsville, PA offers an option for every camper’s style!
Since Blue Rocks Park had its grand opening in 1930, it has been committed to providing guests with a fun and family-friendly camping destination. The playground, swimming pool, boulder field and fishing pond provide hours of entertainment for kids and adults alike. The more adventurous visitors explore the nearby hiking trails with access points to the Appalachian Trail and outdoor attractions.
Appalachian RV Resort
With 365 camping spaces spread out over 86 acres, the Appalachian RV Resort in Shartlesville, PA is the perfect place to take in the peace and quiet and discover the beauty of nature. With full scale amenities including an on-site swimming pool, main office and store, restaurant, fishing pond, outdoor pavilion, game room, playground, basketball court, horseshoes, volleyball, dump station, laundry, showers and organized activities, there is something for everyone in the family to enjoy.
The Appalachian RV Resort makes setting up your camper easy and convenient with full hook-ups and large sites to handle any size camper. If you’re looking to rent a cabin, you’re in luck! Catch cabin fever in one of their units that sleep from 4 to 10 individuals. Some rentals even include full linens, appliances, kitchenware and bathroom so you don’t have to worry about anything other than your clothes and food!
Robin Hill Camping Resort
A seemingly endless supply of activities will keep your family occupied at Robin Hill Camping Resort. Make a splash in their swimming pool and water features, stock up on camping essentials in their convenience store, grab a bite to eat at the snack bar, reel in a catch at the fishing lake, have some friendly competition over a game of basketball, horseshoes, or volleyball, and take part in their scheduled weekend activities!
Robin Hill Camping Resort in Lenhartsville, PA offers tent, RV, and cabin rentals on 270 campsites spread out over 35 acres. Enjoy quality family time during an uninterrupted and distraction-free camping getaway.
French Creek State Park
If you’re looking for fresh air and wide open spaces, head to French Creek State Park for a truly memorable getaway. The park sits on 7,339 acres with two lakes, a swimming pool, and plenty of room to safely roam. Spend your days hiking, biking, swimming, boating, orienteering, or disc golfing before settling in for the night. You can even add a little history to your trip with visits to nearby Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site and Daniel Boone Homestead. The expansive setting offers everything from cozy cabins to wooded campsites to park your RV or pitch a tent. Due to the popularity of French Creek, camping reservations should be made in advance of a visit. Information about site and boat rentals, pool fees, and seasonal offerings can be found on the park’s website.
Happy Campers Welcome
If you’re disappointed with your canceled summer plans and empty calendar, but you still want to abide by social distancing guidelines and plan a safe and local getaway, consider camping in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region!
You’ll return home as a happy camper and look forward to the next trip where you can stargaze, roast marshmallows, tell campfire stories, and go off the grid temporarily to connect with your family and friends.