Your Guide to Camping and Campgrounds in Georgia
Reconnect with the environment and with family and friends by camping in Georgia. Gone are the cares of traffic, errands, homework, school and those pesky grocery lists. Instead, enjoy fresh air, wildlife, lakes, rivers and get lost for a few hours on Georgia’s favorite trails. Consider these options for your next family trip.
State parks offer a range of housing options, from primitive campsites to cozy cottages—and everything in between. Located throughout Georgia, parks have zip lines, playgrounds, hiking trails, water activities, yurts and more to keep the whole family entertained.
Travel to Brunswick for this escape spot, and hang out on the Altamaha River. Explore one of the bird watching trails to see what feathered friends you might find.
Jekyll Island, Georgia. Photo by Shelly Gable.
At Jekyll Island Campground, find eighteen acres, over 150 camp sites (tent and RV), and access to one of Georgia’s beautiful barrier islands. With plenty of delicious restaurants a short ride or walk away, only cook if you feel like it.
Kampgrounds of America (KOA) has nine sites throughout the state, with each one meeting the standards of KOA and offering a variety of housing choices.
Go glamping in the north Georgia mountains with major luxury at this adult-only site. Each one sleeps two in separate twin beds or one king-size—great for a couple’s getaway or a girl or guy weekend. Farmhouse rooms are also available.
Either rough it at a tent campsite, or park it in a RV site at this North Georgia camping spot. Take a short drive to local attractions, including three state parks, waterfalls, wineries, and great hiking trails.
Stay close to the beach and the woods by renting a cabin on Tybee Island. Each one sleeps up to six people, with one cabin allowing dogs and linens available to rent as well. RV sites with full hookups and primitive camp sites are an option, too.
A simple site in Central Georgia, this campground has RV, cabin and campsites for sleeping with a home-like touch in all the spaces. Enjoy on-site activities, or relax and breathe fresh air.
Camp however you choose at Stone Mountain Park. Drive your own RV or rent one. Bring your own tent or use one they’ve set up on a wooden platform. Get the best of both options by staying in a yurt.
Treat the kids to a Yogi Bear-filled getaway at this site. With choices for how to stay (RV, cabin or campsite) and things to do on-site, families enjoy the convenience and fun at Jellystone. Activities include train rides, mini golf, gem mining, indoor/outdoor cinemas, and more—just don’t forget the picnic basket.