This Campground Close to Michigan’s Mackinac Island Was Simply Named the Finest within the U.S. — and It is Between 2 Crystal-clear Lakes

For the reason that pandemic’s early days, folks have been looking for contemporary air and open house — and the pattern is displaying no indicators of slowing down.

To that finish, Campspot helps folks make knowledgeable selections about the place to put their heads this summer season by releasing their 2023 picks for one of the best campgrounds in America. (Campspot reviewed greater than 70,000 information factors, together with bookings and critiques, earlier than inviting the general public to vote. In addition they teamed up with tenting specialists to pick out winners based mostly on elements like uniqueness and enchantment.)

Topping off the checklist is a lesser-known campground in northern Michigan. Meet Indian River RV Resort — a bit gem nestled in Indian River, Michigan, between Burt Lake and Mullett Lake.

This property stood out for a lot of causes, nevertheless it’s arduous to disregard the slew of camper critiques touting its cleanliness. One reviewer on Tripadvisor mentioned it was the “most manicured, clear, and well-kept campground [they] have been to” — a declare that many different reviewers echoed. 

Indian River RV Resort is nestled underneath mature bushes that present loads of shade and provides the property a woodsy really feel. Additionally it is set between two Michigan lakes recognized for his or her fishing, boating, and water sports activities. To the north, campers can take a look at Tahquamenon Falls and the car-free Mackinac Island. 

Those that need to stick nearer to residence will discover lots to do on-site. Indian River RV Resort has a heated pool, basketball and volleyball courts, a horseshoe pit, a playground, a canine run, and a big pavilion excellent for group gatherings. There are two bathhouses, a campground retailer, and a laundry room. 

Campers can pitch their tent at one of many websites or reserve one of many campground’s many RV websites, which have sewer, water, electrical energy, and as much as 50 amp plug-ins. Personal hearth pits and picnic tables are supplied at every website and your entire property is outfitted with free Wi-Fi. Guests in search of a extra conventional night time of sleep can keep in one of many 9, two-room log cabins, which every have a mini fridge, microwave, air conditioner, and a personal porch (with swing) subsequent to a fireplace pit and picnic desk. 

Those that discover Indian River RV Resort booked ought to take a look at the On the Saco Household Campground in Brownfield, Maine (No. 2 on the checklist) or The Nugget RV Resort in Saint Regis, Montana (No. 3).

Indian River RV Resort opens for the season on Might 1 and closes on Sept. 1. (Month-to-month stays are welcome and pets are allowed.) Nightly charges begin at $50. Study extra at