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13 Best Beachfront RV Park Destinations in the US

Beachfront RV parks are part of what RVing life is all about. Owning or renting a beachfront home can be very expensive. Parking an RV in a beachfront spot, on the other hand, can be surprisingly affordable.

Many RV parks in coastal areas pride themselves on offering campsites that put you right on the water. Some even feature marinas and other water sports activities so you can enjoy the beach to the fullest. Let’s jump in to explore the best beachfront RV parks all over the U.S. 

RV camping on the beach
This would be a multi-million dollar view in a home, But we get it for almost free in our RV!

Why Stay At a Beachfront RV Park? 

Apart from the clear benefit of being right on the ocean, beachfront RV parks offer several other reasons to stay. First, they’re generally in areas with very hospitable weather. Secondly, they usually offer activities and recommendations to help you make the most of the beach and the area. Thirdly, staying at a beachfront RV park is a much more affordable option than renting/buying a beachfront home. 

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How to Find Beachfront RV Parks

Beachfront parks can exist virtually anywhere there’s a coast. The most popular locations are Florida, the coastal Carolinas, California, and South Texas. To find them, you would run an internet search for beachfront RV parks near the area you want to go to. These RV parks know that beachfront access is a big selling point, so they’ll almost always make it clear on their website that it’s an amenity.   

RVs parked at beachfront RV park
Snooze just steps from the beach in a beachfront RV park.

13 Best Beachfront RV Parks Destinations in the US 

Beachfront RV parks are the ultimate way to have fun in the sun in an RV. We checked out parks all over the coasts to come up with these 13 best RV parks on the beach. Truthfully this only scratches the surface of all the amazing beachfront locaitons we have stayed but its a good start if your looking for some truly great beachfront camping.

Texas Beach Camping
This is not an RV Park but a free spot you can park on the beach. Learn more in our article about camping on the beach in texas

Crystal Cove State Park

Address: 8471 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Price: $55 to $75 per night

About: This beachfront RV park is located near Los Angeles but is tucked off the beaten path and nestled in coastal canyons. It features beachside RV sites, cozy cabins for rent, and forested trails for hiking.

Best Feature(s): Crystal Cove is in a state park with a recently restored historic district. This district features 46 vintage rustic coastal cottages originally built in the ‘30s as a seaside colony. 

Google rating: 4.6/5

Keys Palms RV Resort

Address: 104200 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037

Price: $125 to $200 per night

About: Located right by the Florida Keys, this luxury RV resort is an amenity-packed spot that’ll put your right on the water. 

Best Feature(s): This RV park’s best feature is its location, allowing you to make your home in the Florida Keys. On top of that, the park features a heated beachside pool, private patios and landscaping, and a private marina. 

Google rating: 4.8/5

Pro Tip: Make sure to check out these 9 Best Things To Do In The Florida Keys during your stay.

RVs parked along ocean in beachfront RV park
On either coast of the US you can find amazing beachfront RV parks.

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Address: 7525 W County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Price: $50 per night

About: This campground tucked in Topsail Hill Preserve State Park offers full-hookup sites alongside the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. It also features amazing sand dunes that rise above the beach. 

Best Feature(s): The dunes at this park make for a beautiful natural contrast to your beachfront RV site. Other fun features include glamping options, paddle boarding along the beach, and a network of trails through old-growth pine forests. 

Google rating: 4.8/5

Hunting Island State Park

Address: 2555 Sea Island PKWY, Hunting Island, SC 29920

Price: $50 to $80 per night

About: Located on an island off the South Carolina coast, this picturesque campground within Hunting Island State Park offers beachfront camping in a beautiful natural area that’s also close to Savannah and Charleston. 

Best Feature(s): We love this park because it’s surrounded by nature, right on the beach, and close by two amazing cities to explore — Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C. 

Google rating: 4.7/5

Myrtle Beach Travel Park

Address: 10108 Kings Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Price: $47 to $92.50 per night

About: Located on Myrtle Beach, this large RV park stretches out over half a mile of beachfront that’s easily accessible from any RV site. 

Best Feature(s): The best feature of this park is how easily accessible the beach is from virtually any site. The whole park stretches along the beach, meaning that you’re never too far from the cool waters and breezes of Myrtle Beach.  

Google rating: 4.7/5

Woman looking out RV window at the beach from beachfront RV park
Many state parks offer beachfront RV parks to stay at.

Bahia Honda State Park

Address: 36850 Overseas Hwy, Big Pine Key, FL 33043

Price: $45 per night

About: This campground is within a Bahia Honda State Park and nestled in the Florida keys, meaning you’ll have ocean breezes and beach access no matter where you park it. 

Best Feature(s): This park prides itself on a paved bike trail that’ll let you pedal through the area’s natural beauty. It’s also wonderful to camp in the Florida Keys at state park prices. 

Google rating: 4.6/5

Holiday Trav-L-Park Resort

Address: 9102 Coast Guard Rd, Emerald Isle, NC 28594

Price: $60 to $185 per night

About: This 5-Star RV resort sits on an island just off the South Carolina coast and features all-grass RV sites with picnic tables. 

Best Feature(s): The beach access and pristinely manicured grounds make this beachfront RV park a very special place. 

Google rating: 4.6/5

Libby’s Oceanside Camp

Address: 725 York St, York, ME 03909

Price: $70 to $125 per night

About: This RV park is on the Maine coast and offers easy access to Boston and New England. 

Best Feature(s): The breathtaking views of the rugged Maine coast from virtually every RV site make this a campground worth visiting. The beachfront RV park is also very close to fun New England attractions like Portsmouth, N.H., and the 11 ½ mile-long Long Sands Beach. 

Google rating: 4.6/5

RV parked in sand along beach
Spend your days in the sun and sand before spending the night in your RV.

Mustang Island State Park

Address: 9394 State Highway 361, Corpus Christi, TX 78418

Price: $10 to $20 per night

About: This campground is within a Mustang Island State Park that offers more than 5 miles of coastline and affordable sites. 

Best Feature(s): The price is the best feature of Mustang Island. Where else can you pay $20/night to be on the beach? 

Google rating: 4.6/5 

Navarre Beach Camping Resort

Address: 9201 Navarre Pkwy, Navarre, FL 32566

Price: $80 to $120

About: This RV resort offers a beachfront camping oasis on the Gulf of Mexico and features spacious sites and vacation cabin rentals. 

Best Feature(s): The unspoiled beaches and emerald-colored water right at your fingertips make this park shine. 

Google rating: 4.5/5

Sea & Sand RV Park

Address: 4985 N, US-101, Depoe Bay, OR 97341

Price: $57 to $92 per night

About: This RV park on the Oregon coast features terraced sites that allow ocean views from most RV sites on the property. 

Best Feature(s): Whale watching is possible right from the park, which we think is pretty cool. Additionally, we love the idea of terraced RV sites that spread the ocean views all around the park. 

Google rating: 4.5/5

Pro Tip: If you’re going to camp along the beach, make sure you know these 10 Beach Camping Golden Rules You Should Never Break.

Man working at RV table with window looking out along the beachfront.
Beachfront RV parks are perfect for RVers of all ages.

Isla Blanca Park

Address: 33174 State Park Rd 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597

Price: $30 to $70 per night

About: This RV park is on the southernmost tip of South Padre Island and features over a mile of pristine beach on the Gulf of Mexico. 

Best Feature(s): Not only does this park offer amazing beach access, but it’s also situated right in a town that puts you within easy walking distance of fun shops, restaurants, and more. We also love the fishing services they provide to help folks get out on the water. 

Google rating: 4.4/5

Beverly Beach Camptown RV Resort

Address: 2815 N Ocean Shore Blvd, Flagler Beach, FL 32136

Price: $70 to $205 per night

About: Located in the middle of St. Augustine, Fla., this beachfront RV park features over 1,500 linear feet of beach and close proximity to Daytona Beach. 

Best Feature(s): St. Augustine, Fla., is the oldest city in the U.S., and it’s packed with fun historical sites and exciting things to see and do. 

Google rating: 4.4/5

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Book Your Next Adventure At a Beachfront RV Park 

Beachfront RV parks create a magical experience that might not otherwise be accessible without a camper. By seeking out parks on the water, you and the family can have a dream-like experience without an astronomical price. And with these types of RV parks on all coasts of the U.S., the chances are strong that you have a beachfront RV site within your reach. 

Which one of these beachfront RV parks would you want to stay at first? Tell us in the comments!

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