18 Gorgeous Beach Camping Spots You Can't Miss

You can't beat a day at the beach in the summertime. Actually, you can. Spend the night at one of these beautiful beaches, wake up to sound of crashing waves, and you'll know exactly what we mean.
08/17/2015 04:56 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

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Photo by Karyna Wilkerson, an Explorer for The Outbound

You can't beat a day at the beach in the summertime. Actually, you can. Spend the night at one of these beautiful beaches, wake up to sound of crashing waves, and you'll know exactly what we mean.

1. Assateague Island
Maryland | Car Camping | Learn more.

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2. The Napali Coast
Hawai'i | Backpacking | Learn more.

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4. Sand Dollar Beach
California | Car Camping | Learn more.

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5. Mustang Island
Texas | Car Camping | Learn more.

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6. Gold Bluff Beach
California | Car Camping | Learn more.

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7. Polihale Beach
Hawai'i | Car Camping | Learn more.

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Photo: Ian Tyley

9. The Lost Coast
California | Backpacking | Learn more.

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10. Hammocks Beach State Park
North Carolina | Kayak Camping | Learn more.

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11. Orcas Island
Washington | Backpacking/Walk-in | Learn more.

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12. Francis Beach
California | Car Camping | Learn more.

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13. Wildcat Campground
California | Backpacking | Learn more.

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14. Catalina Island
California | Backpacking | Learn more.

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15. Olympic Coast
Washington | Backpacking | Learn more.

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16. Cape Lookout
Oregon | Car Camping | Learn more.

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Photo: Dan Moe

17. Rialto Beach
Washington | Backpacking | Learn more.

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18. Cumberland Island
Georgia | Car Camping | Learn more.

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Remember to always follow Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures.

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