Camping in Pennsylvania and New Jersey can be an annual family tradition that everyone can look forward to. You can find some of the most traditional and versatile camping areas in these two states. You can camp on the mountains of the Appalachian Trail or you can camp along the Jersey shore.
Pennsylvania has some of the nicest spots where you can drive or hike into the wilderness and just erect your tent. The state also has some of the cleanest and full functional camping grounds that you and the family can enjoy. If you are a backpacker, Pennsylvania has some of the best hiking trails, including the Appalachian Trail. Many people have made it a goal to hike that the entire Appalachian Trail; which spans from Georgia and Maine.
There are seasonal campgrounds and there are several that are open all year round. You will have to contact your favorite campgrounds to find out when they are open. If you are into hiking, the history of Pennsylvania or you are just camping while you are hunting or fishing; Pennsylvania has it all.
The camping in New Jersey will appeal to all types of campers. If you enjoy backpacking, RVs or camping with just tent you can find a place for you. There are campgrounds that are traditional in nature, out in the woods and removed from civilization. However; there are also campgrounds that are close the beaches and amusement parks of New Jersey.
The campgrounds might only allow RVs or they may allow RVs and everything else that falls in between an RV and a tent. You have to contact the campground to find out what their rules are and what accommodations are available in each park.
You can have the best of both worlds in New Jersey. You can stay in a wonderful wooded area with trees and lakes and then you go and enjoy the beaches and boardwalks of the Jersey shore. There are a few campgrounds that are located near the Great Adventure theme park, so you and the family can stay a few days and play.
Whether you are camping in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, you will be creating memories that your children will want to recreate with their children. You can create a camping trip that can be a historical lesson of the area or you make the camping trip about just having fun in the wilderness, at the beach or at a nearby theme park.