The South’s Best Hipcamps to Visit in 2023

To help you find the best camping in the country, each year we compile data from bookings, reviews, and ratings across more than 500,000 available sites. We use this to identify top-performing Hipcamp properties and crown the best Hipcamps in America for the Hipcamp Awards—just in time for camping season! We’re so thankful to have all of our Hipcamp Hosts as part of our community, and we’re so proud of all Hosts who provide unforgettable experiences all year long! How were winners selected?

Best Hipcamps to visit in 2023 by category


Best Hipcamps in the South 2023

Looking for other states? See all US winners here.

Best Hipcamps in Alabama

Second place: Woodybrooke Farm, Ider

Third place: Chocolocco Creek Campground, Eastaboga


Best Hipcamps in Arkansas

Second place: Red Fern

Third place: Valley of Peace Campground


Best Hipcamps in Florida

Second place: North Shore Relic Ranch, Mount Dora

Third place: Tres Lagos Farm & Garden, North Fort Myers


Best Hipcamps in Georgia

Second place: Buffalo Creek Campsites, Folkston

Third place: Secluded Waterfall Haven, Dillard


Best Hipcamps in Kentucky

Second place: Hidden Lake Farm, Cynthiana

Third place: Patrick’s Point River Camp


Best Hipcamps in Louisiana

Second place: Payne Lane Farms & Campground, Rayville

Third place: Jan’s Land, Ruston


Best Hipcamps in Mississippi

Second place: Camp Topisaw, Summit

Third place: All You Need Institute, Lumberton


Best Hipcamps in North Carolina

Second place: Smoky Mountain Mangalitsa Farm

Third place: Black River Camping Ventures


Best Hipcamps in Oklahoma

Second place: Runestone Park, Heavener

Third place: Corona Westmuckett Homestead


Best Hipcamps in South Carolina

Second place: Hanscombe Point Plantation, Johns Island

Third place: Heirloom Hamlet, Ridgeland


Best Hipcamps in Tennessee

Second place: Hammock’Sway

Third place: Belle and Beau Acres


Best Hipcamps in Texas

Second place: 5D Ranch, Navasota

Third place: Paisano Azul Ranch


Best Hipcamps in Virginia

Second place: Bears Den Campground

Third place: James River Depot


Best Hipcamps in West Virginia

Second place: Buffalo Gap Retreat and Camp

Third place: Sacred Roots Herbal Sanctuary


Bonus: Best Hipcamps in Puerto Rico

Second place: Finca Virginia Cabo Rojo

Third place: Las Puertas De San Pedro


Looking for other states? See all US winners here.

Find yourself outside in 2023

Now that you’ve got all the inspiration you could need, it’s time to book your ultimate camping trip.

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