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Why You Should Go Beach Camping on Your Next Summer Vacay & Where to Go

There are many reasons why beach camping should be an option for your summer vacation this year! It's perfect for family or friends to enjoy the outdoors.

1.) The Best Beach Camping Spots

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Second Beach Trail

Olympic National Park, Washington

Second Beach is a highly rated, popular pick for beach campers in Washington state. If you live in the Pacific Northwest this is a great option since it’s only a few hours away. The campsite has plenty of room for you to spread out and is a short hike to the beach.

Wai’anapanapa State Park

Maui, Hawaii

Right off of the popular Hana Highway in Maui, Wai’anapanapa State Park is an optimum camping location. You won’t run out of things to do at this state park from hiking, black sand beaches and exploring lava tubes and legendary caves.


Florida Keys, Florida

Islamorada is packed with plenty of camping spots along the water, or a short hike away. Camp at Islamorada and be surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Florida Keys and enjoy the endless activities like snorkeling, fishing or even a picnic by the beach.

Lost Coast

King Range National Conservation Area, California

You’ll get a true backpacking vibe if you camp at the Lost Coast in King Range National Conservation Area in California. The Lost Coast is the perfect medley of beach camping on California’s northern coast with breathtaking mountains in the backdrop. The Lost Coast is an extremely rural and rugged area along California’s coast, so make sure you come packed and prepared for a wildlife experience.


What are your favorite things about camping on the beach? Comment below!

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