9 Beach Camping Spots on the Pacific Coast

9 Beach Camping Spots on the Pacific Coast

From San Diego to the Pacific Northwest, here are nine fabulous beach destinations to take the family this summer.


RedwoodsSan Elijo State Beach
Solana Beach, CA

Located on the San Diego Coast, San Elijo State Beach offers families swimming, surfing, picnicking and a nearby reef popular with snorklers and divers. Reserve Your Spot?

cycling Crystal Cove Beach Cottages
Orange County, CA

Boasting 3.5 miles of pristine coastline, this spot offer gorgeous ocean views and a glimpse of a uniquely Southern Californian beach community from a bygone era. Camp at Crystal Cove State Park?

Utah Point Mugu State Park
Los Angeles, CA

With more than 70 miles of hiking trails--and an ocean shoreline packed with rocky bluffs and sandy beaches--this 13,300-acre park is the perfect environment for your summer family excursion. ReserveAmerica.com?

arizona Sonoma Coast State Beach
Sonoma, CA

Whale-watching? Dune trails? Tidepools and coves? It's all here in one of the largest and most ecologically-diverse parks on the West Coast. Camp at Sonoma State Beach?

Texas Patrick's Point State Park
Trinidad, CA

With cliffs overlooking the spectacular Northern California coast, and a reconstructed Native American Village, this is the perfect camping spot for all ages. Make a Reservation?

Minnesota Bullards Beach Campground
Bandon, OR

Perched among the shore pines of Western oregon, this family-oriented park is a great year-round option for beach camping. (Don't forget your fishing pole!) Camp at Bullard's Beach?

Adirondack National Park Sandbeach Campground
Siuslaw, OR

Located on Oregon's North Coast, this campground boasts some of the best terrain for off-highway vehicles on the west coast with its 1,100 acres of sand dunes. Reserve America?

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