After a couple of summers of minimal vacationing and less than crowded airports, the airline industry is back to being as busy as ever in 2022. Unfortunately, many airlines are overwhelmed which could have a negative impact on travel plans. According to flight-tracking service, FlightAware, there have been more than 22,000 cancellations since Memorial Day weekend.
While airport chaos seems to be the new normal this summer, there is no reason travelers need to put themselves through the hassle of security lines, the confusion of lost luggage, wasted hours of flight delays, the stress of managing an unexpected cancelation, or the anxiety of recreating an itinerary for what was supposed to be a relaxing vacation.
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So, how about vacationing close to home instead?
Here’s some fantastic campground destinations that are within a short drive of major metropolitan areas. (And, if you don’t own an RV — check out a rental company to find hundreds of rigs in all shapes and sizes.)
Tropical Palms RV Resort is a hidden gem located just 20 miles from Orlando and approximately four miles from Walt Disney World Resort. Set on 69 sun-soaked acres, Tropical Palms is packed with amenities for the whole family including a swimming pool with splash fountain, fitness center, dog park, mini golf, bocce ball and more, making it perfect for any Orlando vacation getaway.
O’Connell’s Yogi Bear Park RV Campground in Amboy, Illinois is conveniently located for an escape from the big city at just under 100 miles from Chicago where guests can connect in a relaxing, outdoor environment. Make sure to bring your bathing suit as the campground has three pools and two waterslides, along with plenty of lake activities including paddle boat or