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5 trip-booking sites where you can find last-minute camping reservations, including for private campsites

Business Insider Logo By insider@insider.com (Jamie Ditaranto) of Business Insider | Slide 3 of 6: Book a camping trip through HipcampA site that is touted as the "Airbnb of Camping," Hipcamp lists hundreds of campsites, RV sites, and glamping tents on its streamlined platform. Built with campers in mind, you can filter specifically for your camping needs from running water to ADA accessibility to equestrian access.You'll also be able to find many listings near popular national parks like this plateau plot near the Grand Canyon, or this site at the largest campground overlooking the sweeping views of Shenandoah National Park. Hipcamp is also a great resource for less traditional camping alternatives and you can rent everything from open-air treehouses to shipping containers.Pros: Campsite listings are incredibly thorough and they don't stop at just listing amenities. You can also filter by available activities like swimming and climbing or terrain features like hot springs, waterfalls, and caves. Unlike Airbnb, reviewers are able to upload photographs with their reviews which helps create a realistic picture of what to expect.Cons: You will have to pay a non-refundable 8% to 18% service fee with every listing.COVID-19 protocol: Hipcamp has introduced a set of safety standards for their hosts to commit to. This includes adjusting the space between sites to ensure social distancing and disinfecting shared spaces and allowing for contactless or physically-distant check-in.

Hipcamp

Book a camping trip through Hipcamp

A site that is touted as the "Airbnb of Camping," Hipcamp lists hundreds of campsites, RV sites, and glamping tents on its streamlined platform. Built with campers in mind, you can filter specifically for your camping needs from running water to ADA accessibility to equestrian access.

You'll also be able to find many listings near popular national parks like this plateau plot near the Grand Canyon, or this site at the largest campground overlooking the sweeping views of Shenandoah National Park. Hipcamp is also a great resource for less traditional camping alternatives and you can rent everything from open-air treehouses to shipping containers.

Pros: Campsite listings are incredibly thorough and they don't stop at just listing amenities. You can also filter by available activities like swimming and climbing or terrain features like hot springs, waterfalls, and caves. Unlike Airbnb, reviewers are able to upload photographs with their reviews which helps create a realistic picture of what to expect.

Cons: You will have to pay a non-refundable 8% to 18% service fee with every listing.

COVID-19 protocol: Hipcamp has introduced a set of safety standards for their hosts to commit to. This includes adjusting the space between sites to ensure social distancing and disinfecting shared spaces and allowing for contactless or physically-distant check-in.

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