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What Is the Difference Between an RV Resort and Campground?

•, Mike Wendland

When you first get into RVing, you're bombarded with all kinds of new terminology. Much of that terminology has to do with different types of camping facilities and styles.

Words like boondocking, dispersed camping, glamping, and dry camping sound completely foreign. Plus, you're not quite clear on the differences between an RV resort, RV campground, or RV park.

Well, we're here to clear up that confusion. In this article, we explain the difference between an RV resort and campground, and the other types of camping styles.

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What Is the Difference Between an RV Resort and Campground?

An RV resort typically offers a more upscale camping experience than a campground. RV resorts tend to have many amenities, such as swimming pools, hot tubs, fitness centers, golf courses, and restaurants.

They also typically offer spacious, well-maintained RV sites with full hookups and easy access for larger RVs. Some have concrete pads and landscaping. However, there is a wide range of RV Resorts, from nice to ultra-luxurious.

You can see what RVers consider to be Must-Have Resort Amenities & RV Park Deal Breakers.

RV resorts often cater to retirees or those seeking a more luxurious camping experience, and they may have higher prices than campgrounds.