As someone who spends half the year traveling the country in a camper van, I’ve overnighted at my fair share of beaches—but there are a few campsites I never want to leave. They’re spots where your days can begin and end with a swim or snorkel outing—or, in some cases, a wild horse sighting.
Read on for the best beach camping spots across the United States. Everything selected below is designed for car camping (many also accommodate RVs), meaning no trekking in is required. Just pull up, put down your stakes, and enjoy the view.