This state is chock full of American history, vibrant communities and some fabulous New England sights and sounds, making it an excellent place for RVers to explore. The question is, where exactly should you go? Have no fear, here are the top five RV parks, grounds and sites for Massachusetts so you know where to go when you visit the Bay State.
Pine Acres Family Camping Resort: Oakham
If you pine for the rustic beauty of the New England countryside, Pine Acres Family Camping Resort is your best bet. With 10s across the board from Good Sam Club on facilities, restrooms and appeal, you know you are getting some excellent amenities. You get water, sewer and electric hookups as well as cable TV and high-speed Wi-Fi access. Free showers, laundry facilities, camp store, cafe, bait shop and a dog park are just some of the facilities that highlight this well-rounded campground.
Looking for fun? Pine Acres definitely has it. Expect a pool with splash zone, adults only hot tub, fishing, skiing, open air theater, arcade, a 70-acre private lake, volleyball, horseshoes and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. The local area has the Mass Central Rail Trail, Quabbin Reservoir, flea markets, golf, apple orchards and its even about an hour from Six Flags New England.
Winter Island: Salem
The days of witch hunts are over and the sleepy town of Salem is now a perfect spot for RVers looking to drink in the New England charm. You won’t be blown away by the amenities but the view makes up for it. Winter Island offers spots with electric and water hookups. Wi-Fi is also available throughout the park. Winter Island also has bathhouses, a pavilion, playground and a boat launch.
While not loaded down with features, the park does provide what most RVers want the most, a once in a lifetime view. Gaze out on Salem Harbor and the Historic Fort Pickering Lighthouse. Rent a boat to take out into the harbor for a real New England experience. You can also take the little ones out on the beach for some playtime. Make sure to book well in advance for Winter Island as spaces go fast.
Normandy Farms Family Camping Resort: Foxborough
Normandy Farms is an excellent place for both you and your pooch to spend some time in. Normandy Farm’s facilities are second to none. They offer a range of different campsites, everything from a basic electric and water to premium sites with 30/50 amp electric, water, sewer and cable. Where do we get started with the other facilities? There are spacious and clean showers, laundry facilities, a fitness center, camp store, business center and plenty more.
You don’t have to worry about running about recreation opportunities either as the park is loaded with multi-purpose fields, a dog park, swimming pools, fishing pond, 20,000 square foot recreation center, 18 hole disc golf course and plenty more. Not to mention Boston is a mere 35 miles way and you can drive a few miles from the park to take the subway directly to the heart of the city. For outdoor enthusiasts, Foxboro State Park is right around the corner.
Hidden Valley Campground: Lanesborough
This gem of a campsite is located in western Massachusetts and is a great place to experience the New England wilderness. You get your full dose of hookups at Hidden Valley Campground including water, electric and sewer as well as Wi-Fi access. Hot showers and laundry facilities help clean things up from a day’s adventures before you grab a snack from the café. Other practical facilities include a camp store, propane refill and 24-hour security patrol.
For fun on the site, there’s a pool, planned events, swimming, fishing, an arcade and plenty more. The surrounding area is a great place to get lost in the scenery. The Bousquet Ski Area offers skiing, tubing and snowboarding in the winter, and hiking, biking and horseback riding in the summer. The park is also adjacent to the Pittsfield State Forest and the gorgeous hikes and views of Mount Greylock State Reservation.
Dune’s Edge Campground: Provincetown
Expect some spectacular views if you choose to stay at Dune’s Edge Campground. Dune’s Edge Campground won’t blow you away with its amenities but it does have all of the basic necessities for comfort such as electric and water hookups, a dump station, a large bathhouse and laundry facilities. There is also a camp store for restocking your basic supplies.
You want to stay at Dune’s Edge for the remarkable views that are offered. You’re on the very tip of the Cape Cod National Seashore, where you can explore the many trails on foot or bike, or you can simply gaze out and watch the gulls and sailboats putter by. Visit Macmillan Pier for sailing, fishing or watercraft rental. Provincetown is a unique town in itself loaded with culture and some of the best seafood in the world.
Massachusetts has something for everyone, whether you stay for a few days or hang out longer. RVing to Massachusetts can be a way to see it all.