Waynesville, NC has a number of campgrounds for those visitors looking to get a little closer to nature. Reserve one spot or three at your Waynesville campground and pitch one tent for the adults and one for the kids. Find a Waynesville campground located next to the creek and listen to the frogs croak and the katydids play. Buy firewood at your Waynesville campground and after the lightening bugs have put on their show, light the fire and tell stories of past camping trips to Waynesville. Smell the burgers and hot dogs cooking over the fire, and try not to burn your mouth on the roasted marsh mellows and smores. Hike around your Waynesville campground and talk to all the guests and see what they have planed to do on their Smoky Mountain vacation.
Since most Waynesville campgrounds also have full RV hookups, know that you shouldn't feel like you're cheating if you catch a few minutes of the news or the big game from your closest RV neighbor. Some Waynesville campgrounds have a pool and all have restrooms to make roughing it a little easier. Camping in Waynesville isn't the same as back country camping in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park or the Pisgah National Forest, but it can be just as rewarding and inspiring. Plan a trip into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to go hiking, birding, wild flower viewing, elk or bear watching, or any number of activities that are close at hand to your Waynesville campground.
Waynesville also has many fun activities and festivals that can make spending the day in town one of building great family memories. So, whichever Waynesville campground you decide to pitch a tent at or pull an RV into, don't forget to bring your sense of fun and adventure or a good blow up mattress. Enjoy your commune with nature and all else Waynesville, NC has to offer its visitors.