It may seem premature, with the winter winds howling, to think about New Hampshire seacoast RV camping. The truth is, though, we’re already hearing from customers planning their RV trips to The Granite State. Most Atlantic coast campgrounds open May 15 in New Hampshire, and they fill up early. Read through the tips we’ve gathered for New Hampshire seacoast motorhome campers and then start planning your own trip soon.
New Hampshire’s Seacoast Region offers plenty of outdoor activity in a scenic summer setting – the kind of vacation families talk about for years. Just an hour north of Boston, New Hampshire’s Seacoast Region features RV campgrounds for every type traveler. Historic towns like Exeter, Portsmouth and Hampstead host well-run campgrounds you’ll want to return to every summer.
Imagine, for instance, camping at Wadleigh Falls Campground on the Lamprey River. Not only will the fishing fans in your group be thrilled, the rest of your tribe can swim, canoe and indulge in all sorts of planned outdoor activities at the campground.
Or you could spend your days along the Squamscott River at Great Bay Campground. Minutes from Hampton Beach State Park, we’re told this scenic campground near New Hampshire’s Great Bay is the perfect RV camping spot for saltwater fishing fans.
Another terrific way to spend time on your New Hampshire Seacoast RV vacation is at Hampton Beach, an area blessed with almost a dozen beaches, exciting entertainment venues and a rugged seaside state park. Whether you spend your days under a beach umbrella surrounded by white sand or exploring the natural wonders of Hampton Beach State Park, make it a “must do” on your New Hampshire itinerary.
And, by all means, travel north from Hampton Beach to the seaside town of Rye, surrounded by the beauty of Rye Harbor and Odiorne Point State Parks. Walk the rocky coastline at Odiorne Point and then stay to visit the Seacoast Science Center, where exhibits explore both history and science. While in Rye, be sure to stay at Shel-Al Campground; it’s been given high marks by RV campers.
Absorb the history of the region at such sites as Portsmouth’s Strawbery Banke living history museum and Portsmouth Lighthouse. RV travelers also tell us that the steamship tours offered from Portsmouth Harbor are top-notch.
It’s time to visit New Hampshire if you haven’t been, and the state’s Seacoast Region is a great place to start. You’ll find history, white sand beaches and picturesque state parks to explore. What better way to spend a little time relaxing this summer?