Under the Stars USA
From wild camping to curling up in a cabin, discover the USA’s most amazing places to sleep under the stars. Featuring multiple regions, Lonely Planet's experts highlight the country's best campsites, huts and cabins. Discover practical information including local camping rules, advice on when to visit, how to get there and what gear to bring.
From wild camping to curling up in a cabin, discover 200 amazing places to sleep under the stars in the USA. Lonely Planet's experts have scoured the nation to recommend the best campsites, wild camping spots, huts, cabins and refuges across the country, providing practical advice about how to plan your trip, when to go, how to get there, and what to take. In each regional profile we provide an introduction to the destination and an overview of rules and regulations around camping, accompanied by a curated list of our favourite spots with reviews of the best campsites, cabins, huts and wild camping locations. Discover everything you need to know with essential information including location details, the number of camping pitches, availability of cabins, and electricity and water facilities. After a night under the stars, make the most of your day with comprehensive coverage of the best outdoor activities to experience in the vicinity, from hiking and biking to climbing, canoeing and wildlife watching. Whether you're an experienced camper, or a first-timer wanting to escape the crowded city for a wilderness cabin, Under the Stars can guide you to the best places in the USA to pitch your tent.