Whether you call the San Diego area home or plan on visiting America’s Finest City for a vacation, there are plenty of great options for accommodations. From luxurious amenities to beachside resorts, here are the best RV parks in San Diego.
This Oceanside gem is located adjacent to Buccaneer Park and Beach, where visitors can enjoy a playground, picnic areas, cafe, and other activities. Inside the resort, there’s an indoor lounge area with games, laundry facilities, and a resort-style pool and hot tub. Each space comes with a concrete pad and electrical hookups.
Looking to camp directly on the water? Campland on the Bay is a dream location for those wanting beach access, ample amenities, and plenty of entertainment during their stay. Park offerings include laundry facilities, an ice cream shop, restaurant, live music, an arcade, and a swimming pool. Plus, pooches are more than welcome at Campland, so feel free to include your four-legged friends on the trip.
Located in Chula Vista, this KOA is perfect for families traveling with children. In addition to having great amenities like a swimming pool, hot tub, Wi-Fi, climbing wall, and basketball court, there’s a full time activities director on-site to help keep kids entertained. The front desk also offers discounts on popular area attractions like the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Legoland, and more. Meanwhile, parents and grandparents can enjoy craft beers at the Sand Castle Cafe, play a game of ping pong, or go for a spin on a rented bicycle.
Featuring 172 fully loaded hookup sites, this La Mesa resort is ready to host your family. The park has laundry facilities, clean restrooms and showers, and is big-rig friendly. On warm afternoons, you can cool off in San Diego RV’s swimming pool or attend one of their movie showings.
This East County park is budget-friendly and offers both modern conveniences and outdoor activities. 15 trails await cyclists, hikers, and equestrians, while families with children can enjoy an aquatic playground. Visitors praise Sweetwater for well maintained facilities and a safe location.
Champagne Lakes in Escondido gives RV-ers plenty of options when it comes to their stay, with both rustic and more modern accommodations. Each site has fresh water, cable TV, and electrical service. Nature lovers will appreciate the park’s 50 acres of wildlife preserve, as well as the three lakes, where wild geese and ducks have resided for over 40 years.
The Jamul-based park is a quiet place to relax just minutes from the big city. Pio Pico boasts an endless list of entertainment choices, including a clubhouse, restaurant, swimming pool, mini golf, and shuffleboard. Laundry and shower facilities are also available for a small fee.
A calming oceanside oasis awaits you at South Carlsbad State Beach. Overlooking the beautiful Pacific, the park has solid offerings like a market, cafe, showers, and, of course, prime access to the beach down below. Because of its scenic location, the beach is reservation-only, so be sure to make arrangements before heading there.
This upscale resort in Chula Vista offers vacation rentals, RV sites, and plenty of recreation opportunities. Free Wi-Fi and cable, laundry services, and an indoor/outdoor fitness center are welcome amenities, but over-the-top touches like the poolside lounge and grill, outdoor gaming courts, splash pad, and sky deck make Sun Outdoors a must-visit. Another fun perk: the park has a free shuttle that takes guests to the Living Coast Discovery Center next door.
Just 20 minutes outside of San Diego, Santee Lakes features 300 full hookup campsites with free Wi-Fi. Fishermen will appreciate the seven seasonally stocked lakes, while those looking for relaxation can visit the park’s swimming pools and spa.
Santee Lakes is also incredibly environmentally friendly, with four acres of solar power providing almost 50 percent of the park’s power needs.
Lakeside’s Ranchos Los Coches is praised by visitors as a quiet and scenic spot with excellent customer service. Amenities include laundry services, a frisbee golf course, fitness center, pool, dog run, and rose garden. All sites are full hookup and there are semi pull-thru spaces available.
If you’re looking for a place to stay in East County, Oak Creek in El Cajon is a solid bet. The resort has all of the standard amenities, like Wi-Fi, showers, and laundry, plus a billiards room, fitness center, library, clubhouse, and concierge services. Guests can also enjoy spectacular mountain views and plentiful dining options nearby.
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