These Are the Best States for Camping

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This summer caused a lot of families to press pause on vacation planning, and a recent survey conducted by InsureMyTrip proved that everyone is looking forward to planning their 2021 vacations more than ever. The survey showed that not only are nearly 90 percent of Americans hoping for a vaycay next year, but that bookings are already growing by as much as 500 percent in Europe and the U.S.!

As we all plan for a getaway, InsureMyTrip decided to rank all 50 states to show the good, bad and the ugly when it comes to camping. Keep reading to see how your state shakes out.

InsureMyTrip ranked each state by several categories that include campsite quality, species diversity, internet access, fuel prices and rainfall. So who made the top 10? With all the categories in mind, these states came out as the best:

  1. Rhode Island
  2. Utah
  3. Maryland
  4. New Hampshire
  5. New Mexico
  6. Minnesota
  7. Colorado
  8. South Carolina
  9. Texas
  10. Vermont

The worst overall were:

  1. Wyoming
  2. Montana
  3. Nevada
  4. Indiana
  5. Idaho
  6. North Carolina
  7. California
  8. Hawaii
  9. Tennessee
  10. Mississippi

The survey also ranked the best states for woodland camping, most convenient, and safest. To view the entire report, head over to InsureMyTrip’s dedicated page.

––Karly Wood

photo: Laura Pluth via Unsplash



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