Florida Campgrounds with Extra Entertainment for Kids
Planning for a Florida camping trip this year? Several Florida campgrounds have additional amenities for kids of all ages to enjoy, from petting farms to water parks, and everything in between. We’ve rounded up seven Florida campgrounds chock full of fun features to keep the littles (and even the teens) happy! Florida camping weekend trips are great ways to enjoy the outdoors, bond with kids, and discover the uniqueness that Florida campgrounds offer.
For more ideas, see our list of the Best Campgrounds in Florida for Family Getaways or these East Coast Beach Camping Sites from Florida to Maine.
Florida Campgrounds with Activities for Kids
Westgate River Ranch – River Ranch
Want Florida camping with a glamorous angle? Westgate River Ranch is a popular resort known for its "glamping" experiences, as well as RV and tent camping options. Families can enjoy a plethora of outdoor activities like petting farm, archery, pony rides, miniature golf, swamp buggy rides, rodeos, zipline, airboat rides, and so much more. There's even an Old West-themed escape room on site!
Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake – Orlando
Conveniently located close to the major theme parks, this Orlando campground offers RV campsites and cabins, and boasts several recreational activities for families to enjoy. These activities include a swimming pool, children’s farm, playground, an interactive nature connect trail, and a dedicated drone area. The park also offers weekly nature programs.
Let Chip & Dale lead your kids in song at Disney's Fort Wilderness. Photo courtesy of Disney
Disney’s Fort Wilderness – Lake Buena Vista
Where better for kids to enjoy a Florida camping trip than at Disney?! Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground boasts more than 700 acres of forests and trails, a spectacular pool area complete with waterslide, fort-themed water play zone, and toddler-friendly slides. Kids can try archery, horseback riding, and canoeing. Families can even roast marshmallows and sing songs with Chip & Dale during weekly campfire events.
Flamingo Lake RV Resort – Jacksonville
Near the Florida-Georgia line, Flamingo Lake RV Resort offers RV sites and cabin rentals located around a 17-acre lake complete with white sand beaches. The lake is ideal for fishing and swimming and includes the Family Fun Zone with an aqua park. This Florida campground has a fenced-in playground, on-site café, and designated bonfire areas.
Guests at Camping on the Gulf can enjoy two pools, as well as a water slide and other fun water features. Photo courtesy of the campground
Camping on the Gulf – Miramar Beach
Set your campsite up right along the white emerald sand at this beachside Florida campground. Camping on the Gulf has over 200 campsites, as well as cabins, small tents, and glamping tents. The campground features two pool areas for families to enjoy —one with two water slides! Weekly special events include face painting, karaoke, animal encounters, and dive-in movies.
Kids will never want to leave the outdoor fun of Ragans Family Campground! Photo courtesy of Ragans
Ragans Family Campground – Madison
Located in north Florida, the focus of this family-owned Florida campground is a "back to basics" family vacation. Kids are sure to love the on-site water park that features a 60-foot water slide, zero-entry swimming pool, lazy river, and a pirate ship splashpad for little ones. Other kid-focused amenities include two playgrounds, jump pad, bounce houses, gem mining, disc golf, and more.
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Sherwood Forest RV Resort – Kissimmee
This RV resort is located just four miles from Walt Disney World and is ideal for families wanting to visit the theme parks while still enjoying Florida camping. Resort amenities include mini golf, playground, swimming pool, basketball, and an indoor game room. A packed activity calendar features events such as dance lessons, ice cream socials, board game nights, arts and crafts, and more.