Destinations

Seven campgrounds that highlight the diversity of the American landscape

Excerpt from The Awl

Aug 11, 2012 7:22 am

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Experience a different side of American culture at these national parks where you sleep above a swamp, eat next to the ocean or Indian dwellings, or can bath in an actual bathtub of natural spring water.

— Samantha Shankman

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Okay, so neither my boyfriend (or my dog) are interested in excessive camping. But I am. … [T] he good old U.S. of A. is also home to campgrounds with plenty of personality. There are tens of thousands of campsites in the United States, and the National Park Service is ramping things up to get ready for their centennial in 2016. A campground doesn’t have to be a National Park to be awesome, though clearly federal funding can’t hurt

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