Top 10 Campgrounds In Virginia Beach, Virginia

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First Landing State Park and the bronze statue of King Neptune are two of the most visited attractions in Virginia Beach. Virginia Beach, a city on the mouth of Chesapeake Bay, has the longest beach in the world, with 35 miles (56 kilometers) of uninterrupted sand and surf. The resort city also boasts the third oldest lighthouse in the United States of America, Cape Henry Lighthouse. It is a metropolitan center on the Atlantic coast that sees millions of visitors along its boardwalks and shorelines and in state parks and refuge areas for wildlife. Visitors are reminded of the ocean at almost every turn in the city, but there are also museums and colonial homes to explore. The historic city even welcomes campers of all ages year round, so check out the top campgrounds in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Tent-only campgrounds

1. False Cape State Park Campsite

False Cape State Park Campsite
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False Cape State Park Campsite is an isolated campground near the beach, between Back Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. You will have to hike at least 5 miles (8 kilometers) from the parking area to the edge of the campgrounds, so prepare yourself for the walk and bring plenty of water. There is nothing fancy about the site, which makes it the perfect location for campers who prefer a clean but rural setting graced by stunning sunsets. The site is a wildlife refuge, so follow guidelines to the letter. If you catch baby sharks, always return them to the water gently. The remote area supports cycling adventures as well.

False Cape State Park Campsite

Address: 4001 Sandpiper Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23456, United States (

Website: False Cape State Park Campsite

Opening hours: 9am - 4pm (daily)

Price: 20 USD per night

RV campgrounds & RV sites

2. Holiday Trav-L-Park

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Need to enjoy this while they are in bloom - the warm weather will soon reduce the blooms so hopefully they will still look good for everyone camping this weekend

Posted by Holiday Trav-L-Park, Virginia Beach, VA on Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Holiday Trav-L-Park offers gravel, dirt, and grass camping sites. About 1,000 sites are available to guests. You can pitch a tent at a dedicated site, hook up a campervan, rent an RV, or secure a furnished cabin or cottage. The site considers the expectations of a family excited for a much-awaited camping holiday. Top-of-the-line park facilities include volleyball and basketball courts, six playgrounds, four swimming pools, planned activities, and family-oriented entertainment. A nearby boat ramp allows for easy access to boat tours and fishing charters. Book online or call to reserve the best camping spot for your family at the park.

Holiday Trav-L-Park

Address: 1075 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23451, United States (

Website: Holiday Trav-L-Park

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 8am - 8pm; Fri - Sat: 9am - 9pm

Price: From 24 - 40 USD (per night, basic site); From 51 - 92 USD (supersite and cable rates); From 50 - 100 USD (AC cabin rates)

3. Virginia Beach KOA Holiday

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Don’t leave your good boy behind!! Stay in your RV, tent, or rent a cabin and bring Fido along! #virginiabeachkoa #koacamping #visitvabeach

Posted by Virginia Beach KOA Holiday on Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Virginia Beach KOA Holiday offers a few hundred campsites and upscale amenities near the city’s legendary Boardwalk. An activity park, an outdoor cinema, Zip Line Adventure, water-based amenities, and a dog park will convince you that this site is a great choice. You can have the best of both worlds. Savor sunny days camping outdoors and enjoy dining at the city’s best restaurants and bars near the beach. The RV and tent site also accommodates big rigs. For an elevated camping experience, book a luxury cabin with hotel-grade amenities. Who says you can’t book a campground and keep modern comforts? No matter what you choose, the property promises campers a stellar experience.

Virginia Beach KOA Holiday

Address: 1240 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23451, United States (

Website: Virginia Beach KOA Holiday

Price: From 100 USD

4. North Bay Shore Campground

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Posted by North Bay Shore Campground on Saturday, September 15, 2018

Not all campgrounds offer three ways to enter the site–by walking from the parking lot, driving to your designated slot, or docking your boat on the ramp. North Bay Shore Campground is a quiet place abutting Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. The tent sites are near the waterway, and there are RV sites and cabins available for rent as well. The list of amenities includes a recreational hall, a playground with basketball and volleyball courts, picnic tables under the trees, and laundry access for guests. You can fish at the canal and cook your catch for the day on the fire grill like a proper camper. The place is a great campground to escape to after spending a busy day in the more crowded parts of the city.

North Bay Shore Campground

Address: 3257 Colechester Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23456, United States (

Website: North Bay Shore Campground

Opening hours: Sun: 10:30am - 8:30pm; Mon - Sat: 9:30am - 8:30pm

Price: From 35 USD (per night, tent sites without hook-ups); From 45 USD (per night, tent sites with water/electric hook-ups); From 55 USD (per night, Water/Electric RV sites); From 65 USD (Full Hookup RV Sites); From 85 USD (Premium Waterfront RV Sites); From 75 USD per night (Standard Cabin); From 90 USD (Large Cabins 4 & 5); From 65 (per night, Pop Up Campers)

5. First Landing State Park Campground

First Landing State Park Campground
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First Landing State Park Campground offers campers more than 200 campsites on prime property. It is situated amidst lagoons and cypress forests where the English first set foot in 1607. The storied waterways in the parks served settlers and Native Americans, pirates, and military crew on warships. Endless trails now welcome hikers of all ages. The most visited campground in Virginia is yours to explore. When you stay here, you will get to enjoy hanging out in picnic areas and resting in furnished cabins on site. Moreover, the site is home to various kinds of wildlife, and there is a stretch of 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) of pristine beach nearby.

First Landing State Park Campground

Address: US-60, Virginia Beach, VA 23459, United States (

Website: First Landing State Park Campground

Price: From 30 - 35 USD (camping rental fee); From 137 - 152 USD (cabin rental fee)

6. North Landing Beach RV Resort & Cottages

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Posted by North Landing Beach Camping Resort on Wednesday, May 16, 2012

North Landing Beach RV Resort & Cottages is proud to announce its 150 RV sites and 63 cottages for rent to intrepid campers. This pet-friendly campground lets you light campfires and take refreshing swims in a private beach. Its location on the oceanfront allows guests to engage n swimming, kayaking, and all sorts of adventures on the water. You can opt to stay in the pavilions to enjoy a quiet drink or take a walk in the woods. Expect the staff to do everything in their power to keep you a happy camper throughout your stay.

North Landing Beach RV Resort & Cottages

Address: 161 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23457, United States (

Website: North Landing Beach RV Resort & Cottages

Opening hours: Sun - Wed: 10am - 3pm; Thu - Sat: 9am - 5pm

Price: From 35 USD (RV site rental); From 89 USD (Cottage rates)

7. Ocean Pines RV Park

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Ocean Pines RV Park offers 60 concrete sites with ample shade. It is inside Oceana Naval Air Station in Virginia Beach. It is a pet-friendly campground that has spacious pitches that make it easy for big rigs to maneuver and park. Only pets that are well-behaved on a leash may enter the gated compound. Facilities on the property include a bowling alley, a fairway, and a movie theater. Authorized users of the place include military families on active duty, retired military personnel, members of the National Guard and Reservists, former POWs, veteran caregivers, DoD civilians, and Purple Heart recipients.

Ocean Pines RV Park

Address: 4160 Nimitz Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23454, United States (

Website: Ocean Pines RV Park

Opening hours: 10am - 2pm (daily)

Price: From 25 USD per night

8. Outdoor Resorts RV Resort

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Posted by Outdoor Resorts in Virginia Beach on Monday, July 20, 2015

If you have a long weekend ahead, prime up the RV for a drive to Virginia Beach and claim your spot at Outdoor Resorts RV Resort. This place is a luxury campground with a tennis court and a swimming pool. Some of the 250 concrete sites have magnificent views of the water. The site is also a pet-friendly resort that serves as an ideal base camp for holidaymakers who plan to spend most of their time at the beach and end the day watching the sunset. When booking, ask if there is an available campsite where you can launch a kayak directly to the sea. There are also park model rentals available.

Outdoor Resorts RV Resort

Address: 3665 Sandpiper Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23456, United States (

Website: Outdoor Resorts RV Resort

Price: From 110 USD per night (RV lot rental); From 1,000 USD monthly (RV lot rental)

9. Sea Mist Campgrounds

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Sea Mist Campgrounds offers asphalt spaces, back-end sites, full hook-ups, and best of all, close proximity to a lovely beach. Aside from RV sites, this well-maintained campground has rustic cabins for simpler tastes and super pads for campers who prefer more luxurious accommodations. Facilities include clean restrooms, a laundromat, picnic tables, and handicap-friendly features. The quiet and secluded campsite surrounded by dunes is for the exclusive use of military families.

Sea Mist Campgrounds

Address: 2076 Regulus Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23461, United States (

Website: Sea Mist Campgrounds

Opening hours: 8am - 4pm (daily) - March to October; 10am - 2pm (daily) - November to February

Price: From 35 USD per night

10. Little Creek JEB Campground

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Little Creek JEB Campground, which is along Chesapeake Bay, offers 45 sites for RVs. It provides full-service amenities to military families. If you’re happy to camp at a rural site with a single tent, then you will find that nature always welcomes those needing solitude. Multi-tent sites are available as well. All RV sites are equipped with a dump station, as well as electric and water hook-ups. There is a climate-controlled bathhouse for guests and free use of on-site laundry facilities. Wi-Fi is available throughout the campground.

Little Creek JEB Campground

Address: 2112 Amphibious Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23459, United States (

Website: Little Creek JEB Campground

Opening hours: 9am - 5pm (daily)

Price: From 10 - 30 USD per night (tent site); From 27 per night (RV site)

Let Virginia Beach redefine your holiday

Virginia Beach is a top holiday destination for seaside adventures, but it is also a place that allows you to escape to spacious campgrounds and secluded campsites. Bring the family for a memorable holiday at one of these best sites.

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