North Carolina Ranked The 9th Best State in America for Camping


Few things are more relaxing than a night under the stars while camping with your favorite folks.

Which states offer the best spots for a rustic retreat?

To kick off the start of camping season, Lawn Love ranked 2023’s Best States for Camping in America.

How does North Carolina stack up?

North Carolina’s Rank in Some Key Metrics (1st = Best)

  • Number of Campsites – 6th
  • Number of Campsites With Toilets – 5th
  • Number of Camping Supply Stores – 7th
  • Phone Coverage – 28th
  • Average Nightly Rate at Campgrounds – 18th

To come up with our ranking, the site compared the 50 states based on 25 metrics, such as campsite access, acreage, and trails. They also considered safety, supplies, camper satisfaction, and affordability.

Their full ranking and analysis are available here: