Summer is almost here and we're starting to make our road trip plans with a search for the best campgrounds, roadside motels, RV parks and more. Vote for your favorites in each category once per day until voting closes on Monday, June 20th at noon ET.
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Enjoy the great outdoors with your family this summer. — Photo courtesy of Imgorthand // Getty Images
Campgrounds offer a place to rest up and recharge in the great outdoors, but some campgrounds are more memorable than others. These campgrounds, chosen by a panel of outdoor adventure and road trip experts along with the 10Best editors, have been selected as some of the best in the country.
Best Gas Station Brand
No road trip is complete without a great gas station to fuel up at — Photo courtesy of kckate16 // Getty Images
On December 1, 1913, America’s first drive-in gas station opened in Pennsylvania. Instead of hauling gasoline cans from pharmacies, motorists could now pull up, refuel and keep on driving. As more and more families owned cars (and lived further and further from city centers), fueling stations began popping up along highways across America.
Today, we measure a gas station experience by much more than just the fuel. How clean are the bathrooms? How fresh is the coffee? What snack options are available? These 20 brands cater to the needs of drivers in all of these ways.
Best Glamping Spot
Glamping brings the comforts of a hotel to the great outdoors — Photo courtesy of Getty Images
Glamping, or "glamorous camping," has received a lot of attention in recent years. This form of campground lodging combines the minimalistic nature of camping with modern amenities and creature comforts. These 20 glamping spots offer some of the best locations and amenities in the United States. Vote for your favorite glamping resort once per day until voting ends on Monday, June 20 at noon ET.
Best Luxury RV Resort
Luxury RV resorts offer a variety of amenities, from spas to tennis courts — Photo courtesy of Getty Images
A stay at these 20 luxury RV resorts, nominated as the best in the U.S, gives you the best of both worlds – the comforts of your own mobile home with the amenities of a five-star resort. The perks go far beyond full hookups and Wi-Fi. Many now include extras like swimming pools, movie theaters, tennis courts, private docks and full-service spas.
Best Roadside Motel
Embrace roadside motels for your next road trip — Photo courtesy of Getty Images
During the early years of the 20th century, Americans took to the nation’s brand-new highways, and roadside motels (a portmanteau of “motor hotel”) popped up to accommodate these travelers. Many of these historic properties have gotten retro-chic makeovers, blending their vintage charm with modern amenities.
Best RV Park
Which of these RV parks is your favorite? — Photo courtesy of Getty Images
These RV parks, nominated as the best in the country, offer basic facilities, beautiful scenery and access to some of the country’s most interesting places. Vote for your favorite once per day until polls close on Monday, June 20 at noon ET.
Best State Park for RVing/Camping
State parks invite guests to experience their beauty by camping — Photo courtesy of Getty Images
The United States is home to more than 10,000 state park units, attracting some 739 million annual visitors. As more and more travelers seek the open road and open spaces, those numbers have continued to grow. Many of these parks cater to tent campers and RV travelers, with campgrounds, full hookups and other amenities available.
Best Vintage Trailer Hotel
Go retro with your next vacation by staying at a vintage trailer hotel — Photo courtesy of Getty Images
You don’t have to own an RV to enjoy the trailer camping experience. These vintage trailer park hotels transform restored Airstreams and vintage trailers into unique accommodations, set amid some of the nation’s best scenery.
Remember, you can vote once per day in each category. The 10 nominees with the most votes in each category will be announced on 10Best.com on Friday, July 1.