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Illinois Campground Recommendations
Find the best campsites in the midwest using our state and county guides! We’ve scoured the earth and sifted through the rubble to find the most unique state parks, county campgrounds, family-run RV park, and leisurely glamping experiences for you and your family to enjoy the summer sun, fall breeze, or crisp winter air.
Focused around counties in the midwest, our campground recommendations, and state park guides can save you the trouble of hours of research to even tell if the RV park allows tent camping! You’re already one step closer to the best camping near Chicago!
Latest Campsite Recommendations
- Best Camping Near Eureka | 3 Woodford County CampgroundsPining for a weekend in the forest? Check out these top three campgrounds in Woodford county for a great experience camping near Eureka! 3. Hickory Hill Campground Hickory Hill Campground is a great private campground option when you are camping near Eureka. It’s nestled into Illinois’ countryside and provides a relaxing, beautiful place to stay. … Read more
- Camping Near Carlinville | 3 Great Campgrounds in Macoupin CountyPerfect for autumn leave seekers, we’ve found three great spots for camping near Carlinville this year! Check out both private and state-run campgrounds below to avoid missing out on a serene weekend in the outdoors. While there isn’t any true primitive camping, the county is full of impressive private campgrounds, in addition to our state … Read more
- Best Camping Near Kewanee | 5 Unique Henry County CampgroundsSeeking out a great outdoor weekend camping near Kewanee? Check out these Henry county campgrounds for great options near the quad cities for families, history buffs, bikers, and more! Great for all seasons, these campgrounds offer cabins and seasonal spots for every type of camper. 5. Atkinson Motorsports Park Do you love riding on thrilling … Read more
- Best Camping Near Galesburg | 4 Campgrounds in Knox CountySeeking an outdoor weekend camping near Galesburg? We’ve found the four best campgrounds in Knox county with fishing, swimming, and more to keep you entertained through the summer! 4. Woodland Hills Camping Woodland Hills Camping and Recreation is nestled in the beautiful relaxing natural landscapes of Southern Knox County. Although this campground is only a … Read more
- Best Camping Near Rochelle | 6 Ogle County CampgroundsWhen it comes to camping near Rochelle, the Rock River provides unique topography and a setting for activities that can be hard to find in other parts of Illinois. We’ve found the six best campgrounds in Ogle county to give you a variety of experiences to explore on your next outdoor adventure! 6. Castle Rock … Read more
- [Review] Kankakee River State Park | Great Family Camping in Central ILAt the tail end of the 2021 camping season, Midwest Camping took a few friends to Kankakee River State Park to review their facilities, campground quality, and more so you know exactly what to expect the next time you’re in Kankakee! Summary Kankakee River State Park centers around the namesake river, covering over ten miles … Read more
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Latest Gear Guides
- 10 Types of Camping Tents | Benefits & Drawbacks of the Most Common Types of TentsTrying to decide which out of the many types of tents will keep you safe and warm in the great outdoors? We’ve pulled together the ten most common tent types to help you find your perfect shelter! From low-ceiling backpacking tents all the way to veritable mansions ones with multiple rooms – you’ll know exactly … Read more
- Best Small Camping Kettles | 5 Lightweight Kettles for Outdoor AdventuringFrom the hundreds of kettles on the market, we’ve taken a look to find the best small camping kettles useful for small group camping so you can boil water for tea, meals, and more in the great outdoors! Overview Sneak Peek: Best Small Camping Kettle What to Consider When Buying Small Camping Kettles Weight As … Read more
- 5 Best Open Fire Griddles | Serve Up a Diner Breakfast FiresideHow do you go about choosing the best open fire griddle? What factors should you consider? What are some of the best options on the market? To make your decision-making and buying process easier, we made this buyer’s guide that tells you everything you need to know about buying an open fire griddle. Through this … Read more
Latest Blog Posts
- Best Outdoor Games for Camping | 7 Rousing Games to ExciteGames are a pivotal part of staving off family boredom during camping trips so we’ve reminisced on the best outdoor games for camping so you can make the next generation of great memories in the … Read more
- 4 Camping Gear Kickstarters Nobody Needed in 2020This year has been ripe for odd inventions as everyone is stuck in their homes! Take a look at these Kickstarter fails and camping gear that nobody asked for in 2020! While we usually try … Read more