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20 Places To Go Camping Before You Die

The best way to experience a new place is to sleep outside under the stars.

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1. Arches National Park, Utah

Home of over 2000 natural sandstone arches and a plethora of wildlife including the peregrine falcon and technicolored lizards. Get all the information you need about going camping at Devils Garden Campground here.

2. Miyajima, Japan

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Miyajima is an island just a boat ride away from Hiroshima. Camping is allowed almost all year round, you can rent cabins and tents, and there are also adorable little shops and very cool temples to check out.

But the absolute best part?

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According to the Washington Trails Association, no one returns disappointed after "frolicking among fields of flowers, peaks of ice, and boulders bearing basking marmots-some of the most outstanding alpine landscapes to be found anywhere in the world."

7. Minchin Cove in Newfoundland

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Minchin Cove is an abandoned settlement in Terra Nova National Park. You'll go hiking through coves, canyons and coastal waters.

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If you're more obsessed with "glamping," you'll get the amenities of staying in a hotel with all the romantic camping experiences like sleeping under the stars, wildlife, and spectacular views. Get more information here.

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"Within Jasper National Park lies an amazing collection of lakes, hot springs, waterfalls, glaciers, and massive mountains." There's also fishing, skiing, kayaking, swimming, and a protected ecosystem of wild animals. Get more information here.

16. San Juan Islands in Washington

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Just a ferry ride from Washington, the San Juan islands are a classically beautiful place to go camping with sparkling blue waters, deep forests, and waterfalls. Get more information here.