December 7, 2022


Just Do Travel

These are the best spots to relax and refuel on your next road trip

Summer is here and we’re ready to make the most of it. We set out to find the best campgrounds, gas station brands, glamping spots, RV resorts and parks, roadside motels, state parks for camping and vintage trailer hotels. After four weeks of voting, the results are in.

Click on each category below to see the full winners list.

Best Campground: Inn Town Campground in Nevada City, California

Inn Town Campground named Best CampgroundInn Town Campground named Best Campground — Photo courtesy of Erin Thiem

This RV park just minutes outside Nevada City, California has 15 RV sites, some with full hookups and others with water and electric only. Each site has its own picnic table. Other campground amenities include barbecues and a swimming pool.

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Best Gas Station Brand: Kwik Trip

Kwik Trip selected Best Gas Station BrandKwik Trip selected Best Gas Station Brand — Photo courtesy of 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: Conestoga Ranch in Garden City, Utah

Best Glamping Spot? Conestoga RanchBest Glamping Spot? Conestoga Ranch — Photo courtesy of Dirk Collins / Conestoga Ranch

At Utah’s Conestoga Ranch, glampers stay in luxury tents or pioneer wagons, all outfitted with electricity, heaters, private patios and Adirondack chairs. Guests enjoy campfire valet service, complimentary access to cruiser bikes, BBQ tents with charcoal grills and dishwashing stations, resort-wide Wi-Fi and a host of outdoor activities.

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Best Luxury RV Resort: Motorcoach Country Club in Indio, California

Motorcoach Country Club named Best Luxury RV ResortMotorcoach Country Club named Best Luxury RV Resort — Photo courtesy of Motorcoach Country Club

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: The Local – St. Augustine in St. Augustine, Florida

The Local - St. Augustine is our readers' pick for the Best Roadside MotelThe Local – St. Augustine is our readers’ pick for the Best Roadside Motel — Photo courtesy of Lily Larson Photography

Owners Leila and Adam have restored the former Island Shores motel in St. Augustine to its heyday in the 1950s, added app-based self-check-in/check-out and keyless entry, and rechristened it The Local – St. Augustine. The 20 non-smoking and air-conditioned rooms have a retro feel with lots of coral and tropical themes. Each room includes a refrigerator, microwave, safe and cable TV.

10Best contributor Rob Taylor of 2TravelDads remarks, “A nearly forgotten roadside motel on the way to the beach, the Local is freshly updated and perfect for a vintage, PINK Florida vacation between historical St Augustine and beautiful beaches.”

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Best RV Park: Jellystone Park Pelahatchie in Pelahatchie, Mississippi

Best RV Park? Jellystone Park PelahatchieBest RV Park? Jellystone Park Pelahatchie — Photo courtesy of AleksandarNakic // Getty Images

Located a short drive from Mississippi’s state capital, Jackson, Yogi on the Lake at Pelahatchie is the perfect family destination for an RV trip. The campground offers various waterfront, off-lake, deluxe and premium sites furnished with cable, water, sewer and electric hookups. A few of the park amenities available include free Wi-Fi, a splash park, a recreation center, lake fishing, mini-golf, human foosball a swimming pool, and much more.

Planned seasonal activities for family members of all ages and special theme weekends are designed to make your stay a memorable vacation.

Full list of winners: Best RV Park »

Best State Park for RVing/Camping: Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park Campground in Middle Brook, Missouri

Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park Campground offers the Best State Park CampingJohnson’s Shut-Ins State Park Campground offers the Best State Park Camping — Photo courtesy of Missouri Department of Natural Resources

RVers can choose between basic, electric or sewer/electric/water sites at the Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park campground. Stock up on essentials at the campground store. Other amenities include showers, restrooms, laundry facilities and a playground.

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Best Vintage Trailer Hotel: Waypoint Ventura in Ventura, California

Waypoint Ventura is our readers' top pick for Best Vintage Trailer HotelWaypoint Ventura is our readers’ top pick for Best Vintage Trailer Hotel — Photo courtesy of Waypoint Ventura

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 our winners! Remember to visit daily to vote in other Readers’ Choice contests.