What better way to explore the U.S. than with a road trip or campout? We wanted to find the best road trip amenities and accommodations, so we invited a panel of travel experts to choose the nominees. For four weeks, our readers voted for their favorites, and the results are in.
Here are the 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards winners for Best Campground, Best Gas Station, Best Glamping Spot, Best Luxury RV Resort, Best Roadside Motel, Best RV Park, Best State Park and Best Vintage Trailer Hotel.
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Best Campground: Sunbury / Columbus North KOA in Sunbury, Ohio
This Ohio KOA campground occupies 100 acres (40 of them wooded) with its own 5-acre stocked fishing pond. Guests enjoy access to a dog park, swimming pool, Wi-Fi, basketball court and workout room. Canoes and kayaks are available for rent.
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Best Gas Station Brand: Kwik Trip
This Wisconsin-based, family-owned company operates more than 600 stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. In-store bakeries make more than two dozen different items each day, and all milk sold gets bottled within 24 hours of reaching the Kwik Trip dairy.
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Best Glamping Spot: Out n’ About Treehouse Treesort in Cave Junction, Oregon
Enjoy glamping in the treetops of southern Oregon at Out ‘n’ About Treehouse Treesort near Cave Junction. From 12 to 47 feet off the ground, enjoy sleeping and eating in a resort in the trees (“treesort”). Other “activitrees” on this 36-acre property include horseback riding, zip-lining, a freshwater swimming pool and a communal fire pit.
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Best Luxury RV Resort: Motorcoach Country Club in Indio, California
The Motorcoach Country Club in the Palm Springs area features scenic beauty and the amenities of a five-star resort. Regular activities and events, like bocce ball tournaments, crafting corners, billiards nights and golf outings, keep the community active and engaged.
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Best Roadside Motel: Roadrunner Lodge in Tucumcari, New Mexico
This restored motel on Route 66 blends mid-century style with modern conveniences, such as premium mattresses, plush towels, free Wi-Fi and HD TVs with more than 120 channels. The historic property is truly a mom-and-pop operation.
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Best RV Park: Rafter J Bar Ranch in Hill City, South Dakota
This campground in the Black Hills of South Dakota features five camping areas separated by alpine meadows and shaded by ponderosa pines. RV travelers will find water, electric and sewer sites, as well as some sites with satellite TV hookups. Amenities include a swimming pool, playground and laundry facilities.
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Best State Park for RVers: Custer State Park in Custer, South Dakota
Located in the rugged Black Hills of South Dakota, Custer State Park protects 71,000 acres of terrain and a herd of some 1,300 bison – one of the largest publicly owned herds on the planet – who are known to stop traffic along the park’s Wildlife Loop Road from time to time.
The park has nine campgrounds to choose from, including the popular Sylvan Lake Campground. Many sites include electric hookups and dump stations.
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Best Vintage Trailer Hotel: Waypoint Ventura in Ventura, California
This vintage trailer hotel by the beach offers 20 beautifully restored trailers that include individual decks, Frette linens, free Wi-Fi, televisions, microwaves, refrigerators and Zenology bath amenities. Guests can make use of complimentary bikes, communal fire pits, lawn games and barbecues.
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Congratulations to all these winning nominees! Remember to visit 10Best.com daily to vote in our Readers’ Choice contests.