8 Bike-Friendly Coastal Campgrounds
Half Moon Bay State Beach
Half Moon Bay, California 1 of 9
Located about 30 miles south of San Francisco, the 4-mile stretch of beach at this coastal campground may be more famous for surfing than cycling. But, its location on Highway 1 makes it an ideal stop for cyclists who want to ride the coast. Plus, it gives you a great reason to go camping in California.
Hammond, Oregon 2 of 9
This coastal campground lies in the northwestern-most corner of Oregon where natural beauty and biking converge. Don't worry about outfitting the entire family with bikes for this trip because the campground offers rentals, in addition to mini golf, hot tubs and homemade fudge.
Oleta River State Park
North Miami, Florida 3 of 9
Open year round and offering air-conditioned cabins, this coastal campground has 10 miles of trails and a beautiful coast to cruise down. Don't forget to hop off your bike and explore the city of Miami, too.
Nickerson State Park
Brewseter, Massachusetts 4 of 9
When New Englanders think "day at the beach," Cape Cod usually comes to mind. With over 420 campsites on 1,900 acres, Nickerson State Park offers plenty of room to stretch out. Check out the 8-mile bike path leading from the campground to the Cape Cod Rail Trail.
Charles Towne Landing
Charleston, South Carolina 5 of 9
Discover colonial Charleston and bask in its Southern charm as you ride hard-packed trails under a canopy of century-old trees. The campground rents bicycles and is close to the 10.5-mile West Ashley Greenway.
False Cape State Park
Virginia Beach, Virginia 6 of 9
Not accessible by car, the least-visited park in Virginia is perfect for those looking to truly escape for a while. An easy 5-mile trail through the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge leads into the park. Just don't forget the bug spray.
Hecksher State Park
East Islip, New York 7 of 9
Bar Harbor, Maine 8 of 9
This coastal campground offers plenty of beauty, and even more biking. With tree-lined paths, you can spend all day biking around the rugged coastline, taking in picturesque views.