Camping is all about location, and Massachusetts is full of places to pitch a tent that are absolutely breathtaking. However, there’s nothing quite like falling asleep to the sound of waves, and waking up with the tang of salt air in your nose. If this sounds like this would float your boat, then you’re in luck! We’ve compiled a short but oh so sweet list of some of the best places for beach camping in Massachusetts. So grab your camping gear, your friends and family, and get ready to enjoy a front row seat to the sand and surf.

Have you ever been to any of these beachy camping spots? If so, which were your favorites? We’d love to read about your experience in the comments section below!

If you’re just looking to spend a day on the coast, check out these 8 amazing hidden Massachusetts beach towns.

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Adventures in Massachusetts

Where else can we go camping in Massachusetts?

  • Shawme-Crowell State Forest in Sandwich is set on 700 wooded acres and features 15 miles of bike and walking trails.
  • Myles Standish State Forest in South Carver has well-appointed campsite amenities plus equestrian, biking, and hiking trails and lots of places to swim and fish.
  • The Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area in Boston offers overnight camping on a handful of the 34 islands here and lots of water recreational opportunities.

Read on to learn more about the many other exciting places to go camping in Massachusetts.

Where can we find bike trails in Massachusetts?

  • The Charles River Bike Path (also called the Paul Dudley White Bike Path) in Boston extends 13.6 miles along both sides of the Charles River.
  • The  Fresh Pond Reservation Trail in Cambridge is a popular spot for biking as well as hiking, walking, and birdwatching.
  • The Shining Sea Bikeway on Cape Cod features beaches, salt marshes, and horse trails along the way.

Read on to learn more about the many other beautiful bike trails in Massachusetts.

Where can we find seafood restaurants in Massachusetts?

  • Dube's Seafood in Salem is known for their amazing fried seafood menu items.
  • Bob Lobster in Newbery serves standard and unique lobster-themed dishes and also has clambakes.
  • Neptune Oyster in Boston is the place to go for the best Atlantic oysters and more.

Read on to learn more about the many other outstanding seafood restaurants in Massachusetts.

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