Feel the sand between your toes at Camp Gulf in Destin, FL

There are twenty cabins, a Beach House and 200 RV sites...all within walking distance to the beach.

A family RV trip to the beach sounds like the perfect vacation… but finding the perfect place to put it in park is crucial to the trip. If you plan for a stay at Camp Gulf in Destin, Florida, though, you’re pretty much guaranteed an awesome getaway. Why? Because not every RV resort offers campsites right on the beach. Like, literally in the sand. Nope, this is not an island fantasy… this real-life Kokomo is for real!

Their beachfront sites are, as they say, “as close as you can get” to the ocean, with the sand and waves right outside your door. That means incredible views of the water, 24/7. They also have other sites that aren’t on the shore— which means less sand, and a shorter walk to the solar-heated pool and activity center. Even the sites that are the furthest away from the beach are only a 5-minute walk. 

Should you ever tire of the beach (which seems impossible, right?) they offer water slides, a spa pool, ice cream socials, pancake breakfasts, basketball courts, even golf cart and yolo board rentals to make your beach experience even more enjoyable. If you’re traveling with friends or family who don’t have an RV, they’re welcome as well: Camp Gulf offers cabins and a massive beach house for rent!

And even though there’s no real reason to leave the Camp, it’s a quick drive to other sandy shores like Destin Beach, Crystal Beach, and Henderson Beach State Park. The location is also near classic attractions like Big Kahunas Water and Adventure Park or even Power Up Watersports, which lets you try on a water-propelled jetpack and soar above the ocean. And, when you’re all done for the day, you can come back to your RV and rest up for the next day’s adventure!

Ready to hit the road in search of sand and sun? Our friends at Coach-Net are here to make sure that your beach vacation is as close to paradise as possible, with their epic RV-centric products and services.

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