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How To Plan Your North Myrtle Beach Camping Trip

Fall is officially in full swing. The leaves are changing color and the nighttime air is getting just a little bit cooler, which makes it the perfect time for a camping trip to North Myrtle Beach!

Whether you are an experienced camper who craves the exhilarating feeling of becoming one with nature or your idea of camping is glamping in style, we have the perfect list of campgrounds and RV parks to help you. Plan you unforgettable camping trip to North Myrtle Beach!

IF YOU’RE A TRADITIONAL CAMPER

For traditional campers who just want to sit back, relax and unplug with a night under the stars, Willow Tree RV Resort & Campground is the place for you. Recognized as one of the highest-rated RV Resorts on the East Coast, Willow Tree prides itself on bringing camping “back to the way it should be” – full of nature and quality time with friends and family. Located 12 miles inland, this resort is a hidden gem that will allow you to get the authentic camping experience that you’re seeking.

Willow Tree may be a traditional campground, but that does not mean it lacks amenities. Willow Tree offers fully paved campsites with spacious lawns, concrete patios, charcoal grills and picnic tables. Did we mention that Willow Tree has not one, but two, private lakes? Spend your day getting active on the lake with water sports and then explore the great outdoors by hiking, fishing or birdwatching before swinging in a hammock to wind down after your adventurous day.

Finish off the night by making s’mores and telling scary stories while you sit around the fire. After all, what’s a camping trip without some quality time around the campfire?

IF YOU’RE CAMPING WITH THE FAMILY

Gather your family, pack up the RV and head on over to Ocean Lakes Family Campground, where you will create memories that will last a lifetime. With more than 800 campsites and a variety of choices including oceanfront, lakeside and shaded sites, you’re sure to find something that puts a smile on everyone’s face.

After becoming one with nature, keep the family entertained for hours at the Sandy Harbor Family Fun Center, which features games, water aerobics, mini golf and fall family ceramic classes. Spend quality time with one another as you play oceanfront basketball, challenge the family to a game of shuffleboard or sit back and relax while your little ones swing and climb on the playground.

IF YOU’RE A BEACH LOVER AT HEART

Who said you have to choose between camping and going to the beach? Get the best of both worlds by setting up camp at an oceanfront campground like Apache Family Campground. You’ll be able to spend time on the resort’s large white-sand beach, enjoy live music on the pier and relax with an ocean breeze while you fire up the grill.

This campground features the Apache Pier, which is a great place to start your morning with a view of the sunrise, spend the day fishing or take a scenic stroll along the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. And, at this campground, you always have the option of visiting Croakers at the Pier for breakfast, lunch or dinner . . . just in case Dad’s plans of grilling dinner himself don’t quite work out.

IF YOU’RE A GLAMPER

Put the glam in camping and get ready to enjoy the countless features at Myrtle Beach Travel Park, located just five minutes from Barefoot Landing. This amazing place offers a heated indoor pool, cable television, fitness classes, a grocery store, modern bath houses and laundry facilities. After all, anyone can enjoy camping when it includes endless amenities and all the comforts of home, right? This campground is for the camper who wants to do it all in style.  

Take advantage of the facility’s luxury oceanfront villas and enjoy their fall activities that include plenty of bonfires and potluck dinners. Then, spend your evenings playing games at the arcade, feeding ducks by the lake, or simply casting a line, relaxing and waiting for a fish to bite. But that’s not all! Special activities which are offered throughout the year range from family Olympics to an annual Thanksgiving feast.  

Once you’ve found the perfect RV park or family campground for your stay, be sure to download our free North Myrtle Beach Visitors Guide for the inside scoop on where to dine, shop and play. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags, grab s’mores and come camping in North Myrtle Beach this fall!