5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in North Carolina

By Anna Glazebrook

5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in North Carolina

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North Carolina is well known for its beautiful beaches, complete with rolling waves and soft sand. And what’s better than laying out under the stars on these sandy beaches and falling asleep to the sounds of the water? To experience the natural beauty to its fullest, visitors and locals alike can camp on North Carolina’s stunning shoreline. Here are five gorgeous campsites in in the state.  

1. Oak Island Campground, Oak Island, NC

In close proximity to the beach and charming beach towns, the Oak Island Campground is a great way to enjoy the beach. Camp out at the sites by renting a camper or bringing your own. While visiting the campsite, visitors have access to amenities such as full-service hookups for RVs, the laundry room, and Wi-Fi. The staff members of the grounds are personable, and the area is family and pet-friendly. The welcoming atmosphere makes it a great, affordable campsite to easily access the beautiful beaches of Brunswick. 

2. Surf City Family Campground, North Topsail Beach, NC

With unbeatable deals for how close you are to the beach, camp out by RV or tent at the Surf City Family Campground. This oceanfront campground is cozy, quiet, and a family-friendly location. The campground is beachside and highly accessible. Listen to the waves, feel the sea breeze, and experience nature right on the beautiful shore of North Topsail Beach. 

3. Waterway Family Campground, Shallotte, NC

The Waterway Family Campground is an incredible way to camp and experience the beach in a new way with 22 waterfront sites open for camping from April to November. The campgrounds are well-maintained and priced so that your camping trip does not break the bank. Enjoy the Intracoastal Waterway not only for the gorgeous waters but for the cozy, quiet atmosphere of the campground amazing for making memories. 

4. Camp Hatteras RV Resort & Campground, Waves, NC

Camp Hatteras is a beachfront campsite with access to not only the beach, but several amenities to add to your trip. Enjoy the short walk to the waves and sand of the beach and then on the campsite, enjoy the Wi-Fi and pool. The campgrounds and beach are beautiful, allowing you to see all beauty nature offers during your stay. A plus to the area: The beach is dog-friendly so that furry family members can join in on the fun too.

5. Carolina Beach State Park

The award-winning Carolina Beach State Park gives camp enthusiasts the opportunity to set up at tent and trailer campsites, campsites with full hookups for RVs or the chance to rent out a camper cabin to sleep up to six people. Each campsite up for grabs is spacious for your needs and tent campers can even purchase firewood for the chillier nights out. Open year-round, experience the beautiful beach, hiking trails, marina and more. The park is well-maintained, affordable, and an incredible place to pitch a tent near the beach and under the stars for a night or two.  

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