GoCampingAmerica.com | Posted June 3rd,


    Not-So-Roughing It: Camping with
    Restaurant Luxury Around the Country


    Happy Camper Blog



    Old QuarryMore dining
    options exist than ever before for campers. Sure you can still roast a hot
    dog over a campfire, but you can also indulge in expertly prepared meals that
    range from retro comfort foods to local favorites to exotic dishes. Here’s a
    list of some of our favorite restaurant-campground mashups that will give you
    a dining experience in the midst of a camping

    1. Old
      Quarry Ocean Adventures
      in Stonington, Maine – Savor
      fresh lobster every day at this kayaker’s paradise with access to more than
      60 forested islands. You can enjoy the feast on the deck overlooking the
      ocean or get it to go and dine at your campsite.

    2. The
      Evergreens Campground & Restaurant
      in Solon,
      Maine – You won’t go hungry thanks to this campground’s restaurant, which
      features a well-rounded menu including burgers, meatloaf, chicken, pork chops
      as well as vermicelli marinara and vermicelli with meatballs. Even your
      pickiest eaters won’t be able to resist.

    3. Kamp
      in Klamath, Calif. – Camping is hard work,
      so this campground offers all-you-can-eat salmon or chicken barbecues on
      Saturday nights during the summer months. Meals come with rice pilaf, stir
      fry vegetables and fresh salad, picked fresh from the campground’s

    4. Lake
      in Wood Campground
      in Narvon, Pa. – Located in the
      Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Lake in Wood is known as the “Home to the Gnomes”
      and features the very unique Gnome Cafe, a charming eatery where gnomes come
      out of their hiding to entertain the resort guests. The restaurant serves
      special breakfast dishes as well as themed dinners, which could vary from a
      pig roast to a German themed sausage fest with German potato salad to
      standard prime rib dinners. Other dinner specials have ranged from tacos to
      all you-can-eat chicken wings to Hawaiian

    5. Newport Dunes burgerNewport Dunes
      Waterfront Resort & Marina
      in Newport Beach,
      Calif. – Home of the Back Bay Bistro, the menu features extensive, upscale
      breakfast, lunch and dinner options as well as a Sunday brunch and holiday
      specials. Breakfast and brunch menus include eggs benedict, eggs florentine,
      omelets, pancakes and french toast. Lunch and dinner menu items range from
      portabello mushroom sandwiches to Baja fish tacos, salmon burgers and gourmet
      dishes, such as steak au poive, Hawaiian teriyaki steak and baked

    6. Schatzi’s
      4 Seasons Resort
      in Gordon-Wascott, Wis. – This
      park, located in Wisconsin’s North Woods, is home to the famed “The Golden
      Chipmunk Bar & Grill,” a 60-seat restaurant that is very popular with
      local residents and visitors alike. Favorite dishes include barbecued pork
      ribs, half-pound hamburgers and Friday night fish

    7. Sunset
      Lakes Resort
      in Hillsdale, Ill. – This park’s grill
      offers a full range of comfort food, including oven-baked chicken,
      tenderloins, jerked pork, prime rib and steaks. The grill also handles
      special menus for large groups, including weddings, rallies and retirement

    8. Thunder
      Bay Resort
      in Millman, Mich. – In the summer, enjoy
      a four-hour, world class gourmet dining and wine tasting experience at this
      park, followed by a horse-drawn carriage ride through a 130-acre elk
      preserve. Winter visitors can also indulge in the dining experience, capped
      off with a sleigh ride.

    9. Wisconsin
      Riverside Resort
      in Spring Green, Wis. – Home to the
      Shifflet’s Bar & Riverside Grill, campers get amazing views of the
      Wisconsin River while savoring classics like steaks and pizza. Stop by on
      Friday nights for fish fry events or Saturdays for the prime rib