Here are the best places to take a break and recharge
Summer is just around the corner – are you ready to make the most of it? Start planning a road trip with our rankings of the best campgrounds, roadside motels, RV parks, gas station brands and more. To find the top spots for 2023, a panel of experts selected nominees across nine categories, then our readers voted for their favorites. After four weeks of voting, the results are in.
Click on each category below to see the full winners list:
Best Gas Station Brand: Kwik Trip
Kwik Trip wins Best Gas Station Brand for fourth year in a row — Photo courtesy of Kwik Trip
This Wisconsin-based, family-owned company operates more than 800 stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, South Dakota and Illinois. Their bakeries make more than two dozen different items each day, and all milk is sourced from dairy farms within a 100-mile radius of La Crosse, Wisconsin.
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Best Gas Station for Food: Maverik
Maverik takes top honors for Best Gas Station for Food — Photo courtesy of Maverik â Adventure’s First Stop
Maverik is a chain with hundreds of stores in Western states, known for its adventure-themed murals and logo. BonFire Foods, an eatery within the store that makes fresh food every day, offers items like pizzas, wraps, salads, sandwiches and burritos.
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Best Glamping Spot: Westgate River Ranch Resort in River Ranch, Florida
Go glamping at Westgate River Ranch Resort — Photo courtesy of Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo
Westgate River Ranch Resort is an authentic Florida dude ranch that’s located only 90 minutes south of tourist hot spot Orlando. It also serves as a luxurious glamping resort that overlooks the Kissimmee River. Guests can choose to stay in a well-appointed Conestoga wagon or a luxury glamping tent.
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Best Luxury RV Resort: Las Vegas Motorcoach Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada
For a luxury experience, take your RV to Las Vegas Motorcoach Resort — Photo courtesy of Nena Quick
LVM Resort offers Class A Motorcoach facilities across 41 acres in the heart of Las Vegas (pictured). The 400 landscaped sites are shaded with more than 1,000 palm trees, while amenities include a 10,000-square-foot clubhouse, resort-style swimming pools, two whirlpools, a spa and fitness center.
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Best National Park for RVing/Camping: Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Oklahoma
Camp out in the beautiful Chickasaw National Recreation Area — Photo courtesy of NPS Photo
Situated in the foothills of the Arbuckle Mountains in south-central Oklahoma, the Chickasaw National Recreation Area encompasses the former Platt National Park and Arbuckle Recreation Area. There are six campgrounds spread throughout the park for both RV and tent camping.
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Best Roadside Motel: The Sunset Motel in Brevard, North Carolina
Find a comfortable roadside respite at The Sunset Motel — Photo courtesy of The Sunset Motel
The Sunset Motel celebrates the allure of the open road by providing clean, comfortable rooms and friendly service to visiting guests. Amenities include free Wi-Fi and cable, plus chairs outside each door so guests can visit with their neighbors.
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Best RV Campground: Inn Town Campground in Nevada City, California
Bring your RV to Inn Town Campground in California — Photo courtesy of Erin Thiem
This RV park just minutes outside Nevada City, California has several RV sites, many with full hookups and a few with water and electric only. Each site has its own picnic table. Campground amenities include barbecues and a swimming pool.
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Best State Park for RVing/Camping: Petit Jean State Park in Morrilton, Arkansas
Petit Jean State Park is a great spot for camping — Photo courtesy of Peera_Sathawirawong // Getty Images
The 3,471-acre Petit Jean State Park is situated atop Petit Jean Mountain next to the Arkansas River. Accommodations in the scenic park include a lodge, cabins, yurts and park campsites. Nearby hiking trails are plentiful, and campers can walk to the majestic Cedar Falls and many other breathtaking nature spots. Petit Jean State Park is also a certified Trail of Tears National Historic Trail Site.
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Best Vintage Trailer Hotel: The Vintages Trailer Resort in Dayton, Oregon
Enjoy a unique stay at The Vintages Trailer Resort — Photo courtesy of Gregor Halenda
This Willamette Valley resort has a “neighborhood” of rental trailers. Each unique trailer comes with pour-over coffee, bathrobes, hotel-quality linens and a propane grill for cooking. Park amenities include a pool, lawn games and a nearby dog park.
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