While there are few things better than hitting the open road on an epic vacation, one of them is bringing your golf cart with you. Not only do golf carts give you the ability to expand your adventuring, but they’re a fun way to gather up friends and family (or make the occasional escape from those friendly individuals, too). And while there are plenty of awesome places around the United States you can bring your golf cart to, few can compete with the five golf-friendly campgrounds locales listed below.
Not only do these five golf cart friendly spots promise loads of adventure, but many are filled with spectacular views, fun activities, and, of course, rules that allow you to enjoy your golf cart to the fullest. Hopefully this will help you better find exactly what you’re looking for!
So, check out our list and let us know which ones you’ve been to! Were they everything you hoped for? And, if you haven’t been, drop a comment and let us know which of these spots are next on your golf cart adventure list! (Maybe we’ll tag along with you…)
The Top 5 Golf Cart Friendly Campgrounds in the United States
#1: Blue Lake Campground - Churubusco, Indiana
Just 20 minutes outside of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Blue Lake Campground offers some of the best fishing in the state thanks to its impressive 240-acre lake filled with large mouth bass and bluegills, just to name a couple. Ideal for families wanting to get outdoors, Blue Lake also has a beautiful sandy beach (and shallow shores) that kids of all ages will love. But, of course, best of all is that the campground is golf cart friendly — just check out all of the site’s rules and regulations to make sure everything is in order before your arrival.
#2: Walnut Creek Campground & Resort - Chillicothe, Ohio
For a lot of campground adventurers, one of the worst surprises is finding out that your camp or RV site is packed in with dozens of others, leaving you feeling more claustrophobic than when you were in the city. Thankfully, Walnut Creek Campground in Chillicothe has made sure this won’t happen by providing visitors with uniquely spacious lots for both tent and RV camping. Equipped with a variety of sports fields, ranging from basketball courts to corn hole, Walnut Creek is best known in the golf cart world for its fun golf cart trails, something few other campgrounds in the United States offers. And to make your stay even better, you’ll find a large swimming pool, spring fed lake, and paddle boats and row boats to rent for free.
#3: Smokey Hollow Campground - Lodi, Wisconsin
One of the highlights of your stay at Smokey Hollow Campground in Lodi, Wisconsin is the family-friendly outdoor movies. Not only can you use your golf cart to make the evening an old-school drive-in film, but your golf cart can help you get around the site so that you can enjoy as many of the fun activities as possible. From pedal carts to mini golf, Smokey Hollow truly is an amazing family escape filled with plenty of outdoor adventures.
#4: Hidden Creek Camping Resort - Marion, North Carolina
While this campground does have a few more guidelines in place for golf carts (only certain types are improved, for example, like the EZ-Go and Club Car), once you arrive you’ll be glad you came. With 64 acres to explore with your crew, there’s no shortage of adventures to enjoy — and your golf cart will only make it easier from one to the next. Take your pick between an afternoon kayaking on a stunning five-acre lake or beat the heat on a “lightning-fast” 300-foot water slide. For the younger kids, Hidden Creek offers a Sandbox and Kids Corral playground, along with exciting gem mining excursions and a nostalgic arcade alley.
#5: The Holiday Trav-L-Park Resort - Emerald Isle, North Carolina
A beautiful campground situated right on the ocean, The Holiday Trav-L-Park Resort has been a staple on the North Carolina camping scene since the 1970s. With over 300 clean and lush campsites, visitors will enjoy the outstanding guest services and excellent camping amenities. Suitable for both RV camping (up to 60 feet) and tent camping, you’ll love exploring the Crystal Coast with your golf cart.
And we know there are so many more awesome golf cart friendly campgrounds all across the country! Let us know which ones we’re missing so that we can add them to our growing list!