Lizzie Dragon
by Lizzie Dragon
Posted June 24, 2021

Summer is finally here! And what better way to soak up the summer sun than on the beach? If you’re craving salty air, an ocean breeze, and a place to park your RV, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve narrowed down the list of RV campgrounds and parks on the beach to 15.

RV campgrounds on the beach in the US

This list of beach campgrounds spans state parks, national parks, and everywhere in between. Find best RV beach camping in the following states:

  1. Alaska
  2. California
  3. Florida
  4. Georgia
  5. Hawaii
  6. Louisiana
  7. Maine
  8. Maryland
  9. New York
  10. North Carolina
  11. Oregon
  12. South Carolina
  13. Texas
  14. Washington
  15. Wisconsin

Now let’s get into it, so you can find oceanfront campgrounds near you before summer vacation ends!

Alaska — Homer Spit Campground

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Location: Homer, Alaska

Size restrictions: up to 40ft

Price: starting at $35 per night

Has anyone ever asked you whether you prefer mountains or beaches? Well, here, you can have both! Park your rig at this beachfront campground and enjoy the Alaskan scenery. You’ll not only be right by the water, but you’ll also be just a short distance from restaurants, bars, and shops.

Choose from full-hookup, beachfront, beach view, and interior sites.

California — Wright’s Beach

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Location: Bodega Bay, California

Size restrictions: up to 31ft

Price: starting at $35 per night

In Sonoma Coast State Park, this campground has 27 developed campsites along Wright’s Beach — the largest sandy beach between Bodega Bay and the Russian River. Leashed dogs are allowed, making this secluded beachfront campground the perfect stop on your pet-friendly road trip.

Florida — Beverly Beach Camptown

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Location: Flagler Beach, Florida

Size restrictions: up to 60ft at some sites

Price: varies depending on day

The beachfront RV resort, Beverly Beach Camptown, lays at the foot of the Atlantic Ocean, along the seawall. With full hookups, laundry facilities, and full-service bathhouses, you certainly won’t be roughing it. And, as the resort is located in between St. Augustine and Daytona Beach, you won’t run out of things to do either.

Prefer more of a glamping experience? Stay at one of the campground cabins along the beach.

Georgia — Sea Camp Campground

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Location: Cumberland Island, Georgia

Size restrictions: N/A

Price: starting at $22 per night

Now, you can’t park your RV at this campground, but Georgia’s largest barrier island had to make the list and after a visit, you’ll know why. Only accessible by boat, this remote island, decorated with maritime forests, secluded beaches, and wide marshes, is an island-lovers dream.

Park your RV near Cumberland Island National Seashore and hit the waters to Sea Camp.

Hawaii — Wai’anapanapa State Park

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Location: Maui, Hawaii

Size restrictions: up to 25ft

Price: starting at $20 per night

Explore Maui by campervan along the Road to Hana, then park your rig at the beautiful beachfront campground. Along the volcanic coastline, you’re just steps away from black sand beaches, freshwater caves, tide pools, and other natural wonders.

Louisiana — Grand Isle State Park

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Location: Grand Isle, Louisiana

Size restrictions: up to 80ft

Price: starting at $25 per night

Wander down Bourbon Street then head to the bayou. At Grand Isle State Park, just 2 hours from New Orleans, you’ll find 49 RV sites, all with electrical and water hookups. If you prefer to camp right on the beach, there are also 14 tent sites. Beachgoers and birdwatchers will find enjoyment at this oceanfront campground.

Maine — Moody Beach RV Camping

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Location: Wells, Maine

Size restrictions: up to 42ft

Price: varies by dates

Less than 2 miles from Ogunquit Beach, Moody Beach, and Footbridge Beach, this is the ideal coastal living home base for your Maine road trip. Talk a walk along the water or find a quiet spot to read your book. You won’t mind spending the entire day oceanside.

Maryland — Assateague Island State Park

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Location: Worcester County, Maryland

Size restrictions: up to 60ft

Price: starting at $30

Assateague Island State Park is Maryland’s only oceanfront campground. Here, you have your choice of 342 sites, each with a fire ring and picnic table. A short walk over some sand dunes, and you’re on the beach where wild horses roam.

New York — Hither Hills State Park

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Location: Montauk, New York

Size restrictions: up to 40ft

Price: starting at $35 per night

Park your rig near the crashing waves of Hither Hills State Park, and get away from all the hustle and bustle of the big city. There are no hookups at this oceanfront campground, so get ready for dry camping and stargazing.

Boondocking not your thing? Try out glamping in New York!

North Carolina — Cape Hatteras KOA Resort

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Location: Rodanthe, North Carolina

Size restrictions: up to 65ft

Price: varies

With the Atlantic Ocean on one side and Pamlico sound on the other, you’re surrounded by beautiful waters no matter where you camp at Cape Hatteras. Lounge in the sand or head to the waters to scuba diving, kiteboarding, or some of the best surfing on the east coast. RV beach camping at this KOA resort can be as relaxing and adventurous as you want it to be.

Oregon — Harris Beach State Park

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Location: Brookings, Oregon

Size restrictions: up to 57ft

Price: starting at $30

The Harris Beach State Park seascape is sure to take your breath away. Tucked away on the Oregon Coast, beach campers are surrounded by sandy beaches, wave-carved rocks, and incredible wildlife. You can camp here year-round, keeping an eye out for grey whales, seals, sea lions, and ocean creatures.

South Carolina — Myrtle Beach State Park

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Location: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Size restrictions: up to 40ft

Price: varies

A stunning combination of maritime forests and South Carolina shoreline, Myrtle Beach State Park is a peak attraction. Both family-friendly and pet-friendly, many choose to flock to the park for summer (and year-round) recreation — from horse-riding, surf fishing, hiking, biking, and more!

Texas — Bird Island Basin

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Location: Padre Island, Texas

Size restrictions: up to 50ft

Price: starting at $8

The Bird Island Basin campground provides some of the best beachfront, dry camping opportunities in Texas. Go windsurfing, fishing, and kayaking just feet from your RV. And did we mention the gorgeous oceanside sunsets?

Washington — South Beach Campground

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Location: Forks, Washington

Size restrictions: up to 35ft

Price: starting at $20

One of the best and beachiest RV campgrounds on the beach, South Beach Campground can be found in Olympic National Park. Park your RV on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean at the first-come, first-serve beachfront campground, wake up to the sound of crashing waves, and spend the day exploring the park.

Wisconsin — Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

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Location: Bayfield, Wisconsin

Size restrictions: N/A

Price: starting at $15 per night

Comprised of 21 islands, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore offers some of the best and most beautiful beach camping opportunities. Of the 21 islands, you can camp on 18 of them. Unfortunately, there are no RV sites on the islands; however, there are plenty of RV campgrounds nearby.

Find beach camping near me

Ready for some RV beach camping? These 15 RV campgrounds on the beach are the perfect oceanfront summer treat. Whether you park your rig at one of these or take the beach boondocking route, some coastal RV camping should be on your summer bucket list.

Lizzie Dragon

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