List of Best Campgrounds in and around Chicago

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Camp Nageela-Midwest

Situated on our campus of 500+ breathtaking acres in rural Indiana. Camp Nageela Midwest is an extraordinary three-week experience of fun, friendship and unforgettable memories. Our extensive daily schedule is a camper’s dream and includes both traditional and specialty camp activities and surprises. Our array of options satisfies those who envision themselves either playing sports, horseback riding, canoeing, woodworking, or enjoying any of our other varied activities while learning valuable skills for life. Our TeeNageela program for campers completing grades Nine – Eleven adds a new twist to the traditional Nageela program with new and exciting programs and leadership building opportunities.
Address: 3542 W Peterson Ave, Chicago, IL 60659
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Phone:+1 773-604-4400
Sunday Closed
Monday 9:15AM–5PM
Tuesday 9:15AM–5PM
Wednesday 9:15AM–5PM
Thursday 9:15AM–5PM
Friday 9:15AM–2PM
Saturday Closed

Chicago Northwest KOA

A family campground with planned activities on weekends from Memorial Day thru Labor Day (hay-wagon rides, movies, face painting, flashlight candy hunt and a lot more). Have fun at Donley’s Wild West Town next door, visit the Illinois Railway museum, see Santa’s Village Azoosment Park, visit Six Flags Great America, cool off at Magic Waters near Rockford or in our own crystal clear pool. Enjoy a peaceful camping experience in a friendly and quiet country setting, with long, level, pull-through RV sites, shaded tent sites, rustic camping cabins and fully equipped travel trailers for rent. We offer complementary Wi-Fi throughout the park. Take the “Metra” train from nearby Crystal Lake or Woodstock to visit Chicago for sightseeing, festivals, and tours. We are also in a convenient distance to the Woodfield Mall, Prime Outlet Discount Mall, and the Grand Victoria Riverboat Casino. Various local restaurants are within minutes.
Address: 8404 S Union Rd, Union, IL 60180
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Phone:+1 815-923-4206

Campground Road Woods

Address: Des Plaines, IL 60018
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Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park

Your hosts, Michael Ciero and of course Yogi Bear™, invite you to “Discover the Experience” at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™, “Where you always camp with friends™”. When you visit us you will see why we have been ranked in the top ten of all the Yogi Bear Parks™ in North America. We now offer one or two room rustic cabins, sleeping four to eight people respectfully, three deluxe cabins sleeping up to eight and park model trailers sleeping up to eight. We have two heated pools, a kiddie pool, and a hot tub. Of course we still have all the amenities you expect as well as planned activities, and theme weekends.The best part about Jellystone Park™ is that parents get to take a real break while the kids enjoy our planned activities which are sure to be a hit. There are plenty of fun activities for adults too! Yogi Bear™ looks after all ages while at our Jellystone Park™.Whatever your preference, make your vacation plans early and come camp with us. Whether you stay a day, a week or your entire vacation, you’ll agree that camping at Jellystone Park™ is the best for Great Family Fun and memories to last a lifetime!
Address: Millbrook Rd, Newark, IL 60541
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Phone:+1 630-553-5172 / 1-800-438-9644

Lakeside RV Resort-Encore

Lakeside RV Resort is an all-ages, seasonal RV resort in Indiana located in the small town of New Carlisle. This RV resort in the heart of Indiana’s lake counties has 91 sites available and is situated directly on Hudson Lake, complete with boat docks. You’ll never have a lack of activities when there is fishing, water skiing, and jet skiing just steps away from your Lakeside RV and resort camp site! New Carlisle has that small town charm to it, and Lakeside RV Resort in Indiana captures that comfortable feeling! The town is only about one hour from the Indiana Dunes and very close to Hudson Lake, so there is plenty of shopping, golf and recreation areas right around the corner!
Address: 7089 N Chicago Rd, New Carlisle, IN 46552
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Phone:+1 574-654-3260

Emerald Trails Campground

Spend a day enjoying the majestic beauty of Lake Jewel, stocked with fish and inhabited by swans, geese, and ducks. Take the scenic route on one of our nature trails. Kick back, hang out, and shoot some pool in our pavilion or flex your muscles on the full basketball court, in the swimming pond, or at the play ground.
Address: 3132 E Goodenow Rd, Crete, IL 60417
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Phone:+1 708-672-8700