Camping & RV Parks in San Diego

California is known to be an iconic state for road trips and camping, and San Diego being one of the most renowned coastal destinations while nestled in national forest makes it a prime stop. Camping in San Diego is an experience for those seeking views of the west coast and Pacific Ocean, diverse deserts, vast rocky hills, and mountains. While having the option to sleep on the top of a cliff overlooking the ocean or camping inland at one of the many spectacular sites in Cleveland Nation Forest, camping in San Diego is all about experiencing the views and good vibes of the the West Coast. Camping in San Diego also offers various RV campsites just off the major 5 and 8 freeways for those needing a place to crash to get some shut-eye, but please don’t rush out the next day without making a few stops to some of the best sites in San Diego!

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1. Chula Vista RV Resort

The RV Resort and Marina is nestled on beautiful San Diego Bay, surrounded by landscaped parks and adjacent to its own 552 slip marina. Some of the other amenities include a general store with ladies boutique, picnic area with barbecues, a beautiful swimming pool and spa, laundry facilities, full restrooms, and two waterfront restaurants, Galley at the Marina, and Dolphins Fish House.

2. Campland on the Bay

Located on the shores of Mission Bay, and part of Mission Bay Park, Campland has been a vacation spot for families since 1969. The balmy climate, proximity to Sea World (so close you can watch the theme park’s fireworks display at night from the campground), Legoland, San Diego Zoo, the Gaslamp Quarter and other area attractions, combined with Campland’s amenities, make this beachfront playground a legendary family retreat.

3. San Diego Metro KOA

This is San Diego Camping at its finest-your Southern-California Camping Escape! Whether you have an RV, tent or want to try our Deluxe Cabins, the San Diego KOA, California Campground, is one of San Diego's most popular camping resorts and top-rated destination for family fun.

4. Coastal Trailer Villa

Coastal Trailer Villa has a lot of history. Before it was an RV park it was barracks for the military during WWII. We are often referred to as “the little hidden gem”. We take pride in our clean, quiet, family atmosphere. We can take RVs up to 34 ft.

5. Mission Bay RV Resort

A beautiful and spacious RV Park surrounded by San Diego’s Mission Bay... The location just doesn’t get any better! Easy access to I-5 makes it convenient no matter where you want to go. A few minutes to Old Town, Sea World, San Diego Zoo, Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial, Sunset Cliffs, and so much more!

6. Santa Fe Park RV Resort

Conveniently located off Interstate 5, in beautiful Rose Canyon, you'll find one of the finest parks in Southern California- Santa Fe Park. Our serene and natural setting, friendly family atmosphere, and list of amenities keep our customers coming back- year after year. Once you "hook up" at Santa Fe Park- you'll be hooked for good!

7. South Carlsbad State Beach

Camp out along the scenic coast of South Carlsbad State Beach and wake up to views across the Pacific Ocean! Facilities include family campsites,, RV Sites with hookups, RV dump station, bike trails, picnic areas, fishing, swimming, a beach area, restrooms/showers, and more!

8. Paradise by the Sea RV Resort

Welcome to San Diego’s North Shore! Nestled between Buccaneer Beach in Oceanside (San Diego) and the historic Highway 101, Paradise By The Sea RV Resort sets itself apart from San Diego and Southern California RV parks with a professional & courteous staff, Full-Hookups, Free WiFi, unparalleled cleanliness and access to miles of beautiful, sandy beaches. Just walk out our beach gate onto the flat, level walkway…and in less than 250 yards you will be able to paddle your surfboard into fun waves, go for a walk up the way to the West Coast’s longest Wooden Pier, go fishing, or just set your chair down in the sand and read your favorite book! San Diego is world famous for its warm and sunny year-round weather and we look forward to sharing our piece of Paradise with you…

9. Lake Jennings Park

Lake Jennings is the perfect getaway for camping, fishing, hiking, picnicking and wildlife watching in East San Diego County.

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