72 Million Americans Plan To Go RVing in 2022

Go RVing predicts that 72 million Americans plan to go rving in 2022. Campgrounds are updating and growing to accommodate the demands.

With so many new RVs on the road, campground owners are gearing up for another great year!  They are opening new campgrounds, expanding campgrounds to add in additional campsites and upgrading the amenities to satisfy new & existing campers. In fact, 72 million will go RVing in 2022, according to Go RVing, a great resource for anyone who wants to get into the RV lifestyle, but doesn’t know how to get started.  


Rayford Crossing RV Resort (Spring, TX)

Rayford Crossing RV Resort, where Melody and Eddie stayed last month, is adding in more than 100 new campsites to accommodate the needs of the campers. They have a gorgeous resort-style pool, hot tub, BBQ pavilion and hi-speed Wi-Fi.  You can fish in the stocked pond, play games in the game room or just relax by the pool.

Photo credit Rayford Crossing RV Resort.

Gulf Shores RV Resort (Gulf Shores, AL)

The first 175 RV sites of Gulf Shores RV Resort are expected to be available by summer 2022. This 128-acre park could eventually be expanded to as many as 500 sites. Most RV sites will be back in and waterfront, taking advantage of the four stocked lakes on the property. The resort is pet-friendly with plenty of hiking trails, and minutes from the beach.


Here are suggestions for dining out while enjoying this supreme Gulf Shores RV park.

Coachella Lakes RV Resort (Coachella, CA)

This 375-site RV resort is expected to open late summer of 2022. The 80-acre park will initially include 19 park model rentals. Amenities at Coachella Lakes RV Resort will include a clubhouse; an amphitheater and stage; a world-class putting course; a swimming pool, hot tub and splashpad; six pickleball courts, and four lakes.

Photo credit Coachella Lakes.

Village Camp (Flagstaff, AZ)

Phase one of this park, Village Camp, is expected to be completed during the first half of 2022. It includes 76 RV sites and 99 lots for park model RVs. Park amenities will include high-speed Internet, HD cable and luxury bath facilities. Unique accommodations, including safari tents and yurts, will be added in the future.

Want to know more about park models? This post shares a look at what it’s like staying in one.

Photo credit Village Camp.

Ventura Ranch KOA Holiday (Santa Paula, CA)

Venture Ranch KOA Holiday sits on 76 beautiful acres with lemon groves next door. They’ve recently added zip lining, and a tree top course. Take a few minutes to watch the wild peacocks that roam around the campground, swim in their resort-style pool, do some rock climbing and even hunt for Big Foot!

Photo credit Jeff Crider.

Jellystone Park Mammoth Cave (Cave City, KY)

Jellystone Park Mammoth Cave has recently expanded to add in more than 100 campsites and features Karst Beach, a 2.3-acre lake with a sandy beach and a huge, inflatable aqua sports park called Wibit.  Other amenities include a 300’ waterslide, mini-golf, hi-speed internet, and a fishing pond.

Photo from Mammoth Cave Jellystone.

Great Escape North Texas (Perrin, TX)

This popular North Texas RV Resort has a large selection of cabins and cottages for those who want the campground experience, but may not have an RV. Great Escape North Texas is also adding more RV sites, plus tent and deluxe tent areas in the already huge park. Themed weekends roll out this month, giving families opportunity to participate in parades, games, crafts, parties, and live entertainment all weekend long.


Pine Lake RV Resort & Cottages (Sturbridge, MA)

Pine Lake RV Resort underwent a 2-year renovation adding in RV sites and cottages.  With 230 RV sites and 55 cottages located on 75 acres there is plenty of room for fun.  Watch a movie under the stars, hike the many trails from their resort and check out historic Sturbridge Village.  

Photo credit Pine Lakes RV Resort.

Resort at Canopy Oaks (Lake Wales, FL)

In Central Florida, the Resort at Canopy Oaks opened in late 2020 with almost 400 RV sites and plans to add about 200 more. The RV sites are oversized and all have concrete pads. This is a great place to relax at the resort-style pool, tiki bar, and 12,000 sq.-ft clubhouse.

Photo credit Resort at Canopy Oaks.

This article was written in part with Christy Hamilton for Go RVing.

Need a fun outing for your Central Florida RV trip? Bok Tower, Safari Wilderness, and LEGOLAND are all great options.

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