5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Rhode Island

By Kate Talerico

5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Rhode Island

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Reserve your next camping spot at one of these beautiful water-side campgrounds. You’ll love the sound of the water rolling against the shore as you pitch a tent, start a bonfire, and enjoy the amenities offered at each of these excellent campsites in Rhode Island. 

1. Charlestown Breachway, Charlestown, RI

Situated on the east side of the Breachway, this little camping spot is within an easy walking distance of the beach. Make it there and you’ll find great panoramic views of the Block Island Sound, great bird watching, and plenty of fishing.

2. Burlingame State Campgrounds, Charlestown, RI

Located right next to Charlestown’s Watchaug Pond, here you’ll have around 700 campsites and 20 wooden cabins to choose from. The freshwater beach nearby is perfect for a midday swim. The campground also boasts amenities like a playground and arcade for the kids!

3. Melville Ponds Campground, Portsmouth, RI

Located in Newport County, not far from the historical town of Newport itself, you’ll find the spacious and lovely Melville Ponds Campground! The campsites are well-suited for both RV and tents, and you can even reserve a premium spot, which comes with a stone patio and fire pit.

4. Fishermens Memorial State Park and Campgrounds, Narragansett, RI

This campsite offers “seaside village” vibes that make for a perfect getaway in nature. You’ll love the neatly trimmed grass, paths lined with trees, and the family atmosphere. And the best part? It’s right next to the water! 

5. Second Beach Campground, Middletown, RI

This beautiful beach offers incredible views and great accommodations. You will certainly be taken care of during your stay. From the campgrounds, you can head to the beach for a night in the sand and under the stars. 

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