For some, a tent makes sense and there are plenty of places to pitch one in Central New York. Others like to kick their camping up a notch and enjoy some of the creature comforts of home in the great outdoors. Well, Central New York also has plenty of RV-friendly options for you in some pretty unique places.
We’ll start with the aptly named Scenic View Campground in West Winfield, New York. This Herkimer County location does indeed include some of the best natural sights the region has to offer. Enjoy the numerous amenities, including trails, sports, games and more. Sitting atop the hill, the on-site Bar & Grill has a one-of-a-kind family atmosphere that appeals to every appetite.
Just outside of the vibrant Binghamton, New York, sits Pine Valley Campground, where you can balance beautiful rustic views with urban exploration. Snuggled among the picturesque rolling hills, there are spacious campsites in a variety of wooded and open settings. Wagon rides and fun activities are planned for weekends during the summer season. Activities include bingo, treasure hunts, fishing contests and themed holiday events.
To add a little twist to your trip, you can head to Turning Stone Resort Casino in Oneida County, where you can camp and do a little gaming while you’re at it. Just a short shuttle ride from the casino, The Villages RV Park offers an Adirondack adventure right in the heart of Verona, New York. Enjoy nature’s playground with hiking trails, bocce ball, horseshoes, tennis, basketball, volleyball, biking, fishing, swimming and separate ponds for boating and fishing. Plus, each of its 175 paved sites includes a full utility hookup and wireless internet service.
Add a historic touch to your journey at Lebanon Reservoir Campground. The campground is a family-operated RV Park located on the historic Lebanon Reservoir in the town of Lebanon, Madison County, New York. The 130-acre reservoir dates to the 1830s, when several such lakes were built in the area to provide a water supply source to sustain the Chenango Canal. The park encompasses 135 sites on beautifully landscaped grounds some have described as a country-club setting.
Tall Pines Campground in Bainbridge, New York, offers fun, family camping with an old-fashioned atmosphere and all the modern amenities you need in today’s world. Tall Pines invites you to find a place where children run and play, where family and friends reconnect around a campfire, and the sky is filled with stars at night and songs of birds wake you up in the morning.
Just outside the baseball capital of the world that is Cooperstown, you’ll find the sporty Hartwick Highlands Campground. The campground offers large open, terraced field and wooded campsites with full hook-ups. Best of all it’s near all of Cooperstown’s top attractions, including the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Farmers Museum and Fenimore Art Museum – not to mention all the shops and eateries along Main Street itself.
So, rev up that RV and hit the road in Central New York, where you’re sure to find the perfect place to just park and relax or explore.