I just looked at our weekly forecast. Highs in the upper 90s (F) and lows in the 70s.
Nothing kills my drive to adventure outdoors like heat. However, if I have a cool body of water (i.e. lake, river, ocean) nearby, then all the sudden camping in the heat is refreshing again.
Camping and Swimming at Sand Hollow State Park, Utah
The 5 Best Waterside Campgrounds Near Calgary, Alberta – via Family Adventures in the Canadian Rockies
Enjoy waterside camping beside gorgeous mountain lakes in the Canadian Rockies, play in a river in the Alberta Badlands, swim or paddle with painted turtles in beautiful British Columbia, or soak up some sun on a family-friendly beach near Calgary.
Find Your Inner Glamper at Santa Barbara’s El Capitan Canyon via The Examiner
Nestled between the picturesque Santa Barbara mountains and the vast Pacific Ocean, El Capitan Canyon offers families 300 acres of camping, cabineering and luxurious yurts perfect for adventure and relaxation.
The Best Waterside Campgrounds in North America – via Mountain Mom and Tots
Family Approved: Best Waterside Camping Campground location: Highland Lakes, Stanislaus National Forest, Northern California – via Chasiqui Mom
Vancouver Island’s Best Seaside Campgrounds via Play Outside Guide
Lastly, I want to include one of our favorite stops on our road trip up Pacific Hwy 1.
FAMILY PADDLING: DORAN PARK CAMPGROUND / BODEGA BAY, CA
- Great area for the kid’s to bike, climb coastal trees, build forts, and collect shells. You are a five-minute walk from the beach on Bodega Bay, sea-lion spotting, wading and general sand castle fun!