10 Camping Spots on the East Coast for Your Summer Road Trip

Whoever said the West Coast is the best coast never hit up these campsites.

By: The Outbound Collective
July 14, 2016

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What says summertime more than camping on the beach? How about a road trip from Maine to Florida stopping at some of the best campsites along the Atlantic Coast? Well, that's even better. If you're feeling an urge to hit the road and need camping plans, we've got a lineup here that will do the trick. Start from the top and work your way down or make the most of your weekends and hit up any one of these amazing campsites this summer. You won't be disappointed. 

1. Camp at Backwoods Campground in Bar Harbor


Photo: Chris Mongeau

2. Camp in Provincetown at Dunes Edge Campground


Photo: Chris Mongeau

3. Camp at Fire Island’s Watch Hill


Photo: Oliver Jevremov

4. Camp at Assateague


Photo: Spenser Reid

5. Camp on Ocracoke Island, NC


Photo: Angie Stidham

6. Camp at Freeman Park (Carolina Beach)


Photo: Robbie O’Donnell

7. Kayak Camp on Capers Island


Photo: Jason Erdman

8. Camp at Hunting Island State Park


Photo: Blake Rouse

9. Camp at Stafford Beach in Cumberland Island


Photo: Emily Lester

10. Camp on Amelia Island


Photo: Brooke Van Poppelen

Cover photo: Blake Rouse

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Please respect the places you find on The Outbound.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph.