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