There are thousands of camping sites all over the United States. Whether you want to stay at a park or tough it out in the wilderness, there’s something available everywhere. Let’s take a look at some awesome camps that can be found in Connecticut.
So, what are the 5 unforgettable RV camp spots in Connecticut?
- Salem Farms Campground in Salem
- Witch Meadow Lake Family Campground in Salem
- Lone Oak Campsites in East Canaan
- Wilderness Lake Campground and RV Park in Willington
- Aces High RV Park in East Lyme
Further in this article, I’ll include why exactly these campgrounds are so beloved by visitors, the prices, and what awesome amenities you can expect to get during your stay.
1. Salem Farms Campground in Salem
A family owned and operated campground since 1980. Our mission is to make your family camping experience a pleasant one.
Family Camping at its Best!Salem Farms Campground website
Salem Farms is one of the best campgrounds in the state. It’s family-owned, and every campsite offers free Wi-Fi and cable. Along with that, there are full hookups and plenty of amenities and activities for campers to use so their time there is as enjoyable as possible.
There are 190 RV sites at this campgrounds, but it’s only open from May to Columbus Day Weekend (or the weekend before the second Monday of October).
During this camping season, Salem Farms offers discounts for military and first responders, and you can get a discount for staying with them multiple weekends.
- Animal Petting Zoo
- Near two casinos
|Price (Special Rates)||Price (Regular Rate)|
|Weekends||$36 per night|
$50 per night
|$39 per night|
$55 per night
|Sunday through Thursday||$31 per night|
$48 per night
|$36 pet night|
$50 per night
|Weekly Rate||$220 per week|
$290 per week
|$251 per week|
$300 per week
Special rates last from May 1st to June 9th and September 3rd to Columbus Day weekend.
2. Witch Meadow Lake Family Campground in Salem
Witch Meadow Lake literally offers more features and attractions in one single location than you might expect to find in an entire season’s worth of camping. Check us out for a spell, and you’ll never want to check out!Witch Meadow Lake Family Campground website
Located in the same town as Salem Farms, Witch Meadow is 140 acres of wooded parkland, including the beautiful Witch Meadow Lake.
They offer free Wi-Fi that’s available throughout the entire park, so whether you’re in your RV or trekking through their nature trails, you’ll have an internet connection.
There are 280 RV sites, so your chances of snagging a spot during their open season is a bit greater. All of their sites include electric and water hookups.
Like Salem Farms, Witch Meadow Lake is only open for a season during the year: from May 1st to Columbus Day (the second Monday of October).
- 24-hour laundry room
- Tennis courts
- Campground store and concessions
The first price is for a regular site. The second price is for a waterfront site.
|Nightly||$53 / $63|
|Weekly (7 nights)||$318 / $378|
|Monthly (4 weeks)||$800 / $900|
|Memorial Day (3 nights)||$195 / $225|
|4th of July (3 nights / 7 nights)||$195 / $425|
|Labor Day (3 nights)||$195 / $225|
|Halloween (2 nights)||$126|
|October 11-13 (3 nights)||$195 / $225|
3. Lone Oak Campsites in East Canaan
You can camp under the cool canopy of the woods or in a sun-drenched field. In any case, Lone Oak has a great campsite for you and your family.Lone Oaks Campsites website
Lone Oak Campsites has over 400 campsites, each ranging in hookup options. If you want full hookups, none at all, or only some, you have that option.
Lone Oak has a whole slew of activities that they host throughout the season. Every weekend starting in April and going until Columbus Day weekend, there are fun activities for adults and kids, live music, and lots of food.
They have special weekends to celebrate national holidays, such as Easter, Halloween, Memorial Day, and Independence Day.
Their off peak camping season is during the following dates:
- April 15 – May 23
- May 27 – May 30
- September 2 – October 10
- October 14
During these times, prices are cheaper.
Peak Camping season is from May 31 to August 29. During this time, prices for camping are going to be more expensive.
Lone Oak is very close to several restaurants and attractions. Some of these attractions include:
- Catamount Adventure Park
- Howe Caverns
- FDR Presidential Library and Museum
- Lake Compounce
- Lime Rock Park
- Six Flags New England
At Lone Oak is a place where it is impossible for you to be bored!
- Recreation Hall with arcade, video games, and ping pong
- Horseshoe Pits
- Pools and Hot Tub
|Off Peak Season||Nightly||Weekly||Monthly|
|Water, electric, cable||$58||$348||$1044|
|Water, electric, cable||$74||$364||$1092|
Prices are based on two people. All applications require a 50% deposit except for nightly rates during peak time, which requires a 100% deposit.
4. Wilderness Lake Campground and RV Park in Willington
If you love New England and the beautiful countryside, Wilderness Lake Campground in Willington Connecticut is a great choice for all of your wants and needs.Wilderness Lake Campground website
Wilderness Lake is a place where you won’t be bored, thanks to all the activities there are for you to do here.
They have their large Wilderness Lake, which is a short walking distance from all camping sites, and you’re able to swim, go boating, and fish (catch and release only). There are also several areas where you can go hiking.
- Lodge with a game room and home-theater
- General store
- Horseshoe pits
5. Aces High RV Park in East Lyme
Aces High boasts their receiving of the ARVC “Small Park of the Year” for 2000-2001 and 2004-2005. This park is the real deal!
Every season, Aces High RV Park holds activities that all campers can take part in. These events include live music, games, bonfires, and potlucks.
Their peak season is April 1st to October 31st, but they are open all year. At this RV Park, you have the option to stay for the entire season! You can spend all summer at this beautiful park, and there’s a special dinner for seasonal campers.
Aces High is close to several attractions, including the following:
- Foxwoods and Mohegan Resort and Casino
- The Children’s Museum
- The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village
- Mystic Aquarium
- Olde Mistick Village
- Naskart Indoor Kart Racing and Trampoline Park
If you’re in the mood to get out and find something fun to do, you can either find it at Aces or close by.
- Recreation Room
- Cable TV
- Camp Store
Regular price is for families of 2 adults and 2 children under 18 years.
|Daily||Regular sites: $76|
Waterfront sites: $80
Additional adults: $10
Additional children (under 18): $5
|Weekly||Pull Through, Full hookup: $532|
Waterfront, Full hookup: $560
Additional adult: $10
Additional child (under 18): $5
|Monthly||Regular site: $1595|
Waterfront site: $1795
|Seasonal (Apr. 1 – Oct. 31)||$4500|
|Holiday – 3 nights min.|
(Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day)
When is open season for camping? For most campsites and parks, their open season will commonly start in April or May and end in October. Some campsites, such as government-owned forests, are open year-round. While planning for your camping trip, make sure to check that your destination will be open when you want it to!
What is the maximum limit for people per vehicle? There is no standard limit; the maximum limit for people will depend on the park. For example, Aces High RV Park’s limit is 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 18, Salem’s is 6 people, and Witch Meadow’s is 5 people. In order to know what your desired park’s max limit is, you can either find out on their website or by calling.