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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.

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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

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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