The weather is perfect for camping right now – nights are cool, days are dry and sunny, and the weather is warm enough to be comfortable in a tank top. However, summer will be here before you know it with scorching temps and high humidity! NOW is the time to pack up your tent and hit the trail, and Toyota of Orlando is here to share some of the BEST camping spots in the state of Florida!
We’ve got the scoop on the best camping spots in the state!
Long Point Park: Want a quick trip to a great camping spot on the water? Head over to Long Point Park in Melbourne Beach! It’s about three miles north of the Sebastian Inlet, so it offers great fishing if you want to bait a line and cast out. Many of the sites here are actually on the water, so you can easily ship out in your canoe or kayak. There’s also boat access, as well as a boat ramp and a dock, as well as a place to clean your catch! Plus, there’s water and electric at every site (with sewer available) and a dump station on site. And it’s only an hour and a half or so from Orlando!
Kelly Park/Rock Spring: If you want to stay central, head out to Apopka to visit Rock Spring! There are 26 sites available at this campground, which means you’ll have plenty of privacy and quiet when you break camp. There’s beautiful clear springs to swim in, and you’re close to a kayak and canoe launch point as well so you can paddle down to the Wekiva River. You’ll even have a private entrance if you’re a camper so you can avoid the lines – the park gets pretty crowded on the weekends, so get there early if you’re heading out on a Saturday or Sunday!
Hit the beach this spring and pitch your tent!
Long Key State Park: If you want to get tropical in your camping adventures, head down to the Florida Keys and check out Long Key State Park! It’s a beautiful area to begin with, and you’ll find over 60 campsites available to choose from. They’re all beachfront, and you’ll find grills and picnic tables up for grabs, as well as water and electric hookups at each site. It’s a bit of a haul from Orlando, so plan accordingly and make sure You can swim, kayak, canoe, tube, and fish! Check it out, and don’t forget your flippers!
Caya Costa State Park: Heading over to the west coast with your camping gear? Hit Caya Costa State Park! The best part of this campground is not only the incredible beachside location, but also the fact that you can actually rent a small one-room cabin if you don’t want to pitch a tent. There’s a dock to launch your boat, as well as amazing nature trails to hike or bike. Plus, you take a ferry to get to your destination!
Hit the best camping spots in Florida this spring, and safe travels!