Here Are the Top Rated Campgrounds in NC
For those who love the outdoors, or even those just looking for a fun and relaxing family vacation, there is a world of adventure accessible from virtually any of the numerous campgrounds in NC. North Carolina really does have it all: from majestic white-capped mountains to beautiful sandy beaches and everything in between. North Carolina's state park system is dedicated to preserving the pristine majesty and splendor of nature and to making it accessible to the public. Below is a selection of the top campgrounds in NC.
Fayetteville/Wade KOA: Wade, NC
The Fayetteville KOA is ranked in the top 5 KOA campgrounds in the nation and is one of the best campgrounds in NC. This KOA offers all of the most modern amenities, including complimentary 31-channel cable TV and Wi-Fi. The campgrounds also host a public pool, a bathhouse with laundry. Fayetteville KOA has extra-large pull-thru sites for RVs and boasts that, "No rig is too big." Deluxe patio sites feature concrete patios, patio lighting, privacy panels, landscaping, fireplaces, and furnishings. The campgrounds are conveniently located near Fort Bragg and Pope Air Force Base, Cross Creek Mall, and the Airborne & Special Operations Museum. Numerous golf courses, flea markets, outlet malls, and antique shops are within driving distance, as well.
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Daddy Joe's: Tabor City, NC
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts in Tabor City is one of the best campgrounds in NC for families. It features a number of unique amenities aimed at providing family fun, such as its water/pool features: a large public pool, lap pool, water slides, and "Water Wars" aquatic game. The site also features several hiking trails, stocked fishing ponds, a bike track, video arcade, basketball court and volleyball court. For those who love nature but need to stay "plugged in", Daddy Joe's Jellystone Park is also Wi-Fi accessible. The campgrounds are minutes away from Myrtle Beach and Wilmington, as well as a short drive from South Carolina's Grand Strand.
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park, Yogi in the Smokies: Cherokee, NC
Yogi in the Smokies in another of the exceptional family-oriented campgrounds in NC. Tucked away in the splendor of the Smoky Mountains, the campgrounds provide a unique opportunity to explore and experience nature. The site features 9 pet-friendly cabins, stocked fishing ponds, a heated pool, a game room/arcade, 3 bathhouses, a 24-hour laundry, a theater (featuring Yogi Bear cartoons for the kids!), a craft center and other family-friendly amenities. Yogi in the Smokies is near the 200' high Mingo Falls, one of NC's biggest waterfalls. Also near the park are the Santa Theme Park (featuring the Rudi-coaster), Harrahs Cherokee casino, Smokemont Riding Stables, the Cherokee Indian Museum, and more.
Lake Waldo's Beach: Fayetteville, NC
Lake Waldo's Beach ranks as one of the top campgrounds in NC because it provides all of the best campground features at affordable rates. This campground features both a seasonal water park and the "Cricket Bucket Fishing Pier" – both available to campers in the summer months. The site is pet-friendly, has clean restrooms with hot showers and provides escorted parking, plus free Wi-Fi and 78-channel cable TV. Nearby are a number of restaurants, golf courses, shopping centers, laundries and 2 military bases (Fort Bragg and Pope Air Force Base).