Camping in North Carolina: Choose Your Adventure

Coastline for the Family

There are few better places for family camping in North Carolina than at the coast. With a variety of historical sites, recreational areas and coastal trails, every day offers fun in the sun.

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What to Do:

Grab your fishing poles and head to Crystal Coast, learn how to hang glide in Nags Head, or kick back and watch the surfers at Wrightsville Beach. Whatever you do, apply sunscreen because you'll be exploring with minimal shade all day long.

Must-See Coastal Campground:

Ocracoke Campground: Located in the Outer Banks area, you can truly enjoy beach life at this campground. Walk the white sands searching for seashells, take an evening stroll over to the lighthouse, or enjoy an afternoon of clamming. Don't forget to reserve your spot on the ferry, the only means of transportation to and from the campground. Reserve a Site.

Camping in North Carolina is an exciting adventure no matter where you go. With so much to see from the coast to the mountaintops, it's nearly impossible to choose just one. Whatever you do, make sure you're ready for the adventure of a lifetime in the great state of North Carolina. 

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