Top 5 US Cities for Winter Camping Trips

By Joseph Pineiro, Rover Pass
December 21, 2017

Camping in North America is a year-round activity if you know where to stay and where to travel to during the winter months. Take a closer look at some fantastic locations you can visit even in the middle of the winter.

1. Death Valley, California

Death Valley

Death Valley is a fascinating place to visit. During the wintertime, daytime temperatures are still in the 60s. Going camping in Death Valley makes for an exciting experience with stunning views.


2. Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona

Organ Pipe National Park Arizona

Camping in Arizona is always a good thing – from the hills to the valleys. This particular location is right on the Mexican border and provides access to beautiful wildlife.


3. Padre Island National Seashore, Texas

Padre Island Texas

For those who want to enjoy a more coastal experience, plan to visit Padre Island National Seashore. It is in the southern portion of Texas. When you go camping in Corpus Christi, Texas at this location, you’ll see incredible white sand beaches. Keep in mind that this location tends to be a popular location with limited access.


4. Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida

Tortugas National Park Florida

Here’s another fantastic and warm location for wintertime camping. Dry Tortugas National Park offers lots of fun activities including snorkeling and coral reef exploration. You’ll love camping here. Camping nearby such as in Fort Jefferson can be an excellent choice.


5. Great Sand Dunes National Park, New Mexico

Sand Dunes New Mexico

When you really want to escape the cold, go camping in New Mexico. The Great Sand Dunes National Park is just what it sounds like. It offers incredible mountain views and stunning sand dunes to explore.


Camping in the winter in North America really is possible. If you have not done so yet, now may be the ideal time to make your move.



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By Ruth Rieckehoff
October 5, 2016 at 9:19 PM
Lovely places! I will like to visit all of them.
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By A Tourist
October 6, 2016 at 1:03 PM
Wow! It all looks so amazing.I want to see the glow worm caves! #wanderfulwednesday
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By Ahila Thillainathan
October 6, 2016 at 7:32 PM
I would certainly love to visit them all but my favourites are Svalbard and the glo worm caves. #WanderfulWednesday
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