New York City, Long Island and Hudson Valley Camping

Camping near NYC offers a unique camping experience that you can’t find anywhere else in New York state. Choosing to camp at one of the many Hudson Valley campgrounds or Long Island campgrounds, you’re only just a hop, skip and a jump away from The Big Apple.

Being located so close to the hustle and bustle of a big city, you can go on day trips, excursions, city adventures and truly get a taste of big-city living, all while staying in the peace and quiet and relaxation of a cozy campground.

This particular camping area is a hot spot for visitors because it is located right near one of the largest cities in the world, filled with many attractions, historic sites, shops, restaurants and sporting events. With all of this excitement, this camping region boasts a large number of campgrounds with access to the city, as well as metro areas like Long Island and the Hudson Valley.

When you go camping near NYC and are looking for a family-friendly outing, the Glass Barge Tour is an amazing experience with free glassblowing demonstrations that the whole family will enjoy. The tour stops at ports throughout New York state including Yonkers, Poughkeepsie and Kingston. Tickets are available for Yonkers from June 1-3, Poughkeepsie from June 8-10 and Waryas Park (Kingston, Hudson River) from June 15-17.

Some campers camp for relaxation. Other campers camp for outdoor adventures like biking, cycling, hiking or swimming. For adventurous campers, get your fix in from July 15 – July 20 and experience the Six Day Hudson Valley Bike Tour. Stay at one of the many relaxing and scenic Hudson Valley campgrounds and experience an amazing bike tour that takes you through farmlands, vineyards, orchards and fields throughout Hudson Valley.

For seafood lovers who want to experience the tastes of the Hudson Valley - Long Island region, the 6th Annual Montauk Seafood Festival on September 8, 2018, is a fun-filled festival with great food, drinks and entertainment. Try the delicious local cuisine, participate in family-friendly activities and enjoy live music.

Whether you prefer the peace and quiet that you can experience at a secluded campground, or diving into the adventures of the bustling big city (or anywhere in-between!), then camping Hudson Valley - Long Island is the best choice for you. If you’re interested in learning more about the New York City, Hudson Valley and Long Island region, visit our page at or read our regional focus blog post.

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