Brunswick Beaches RV Campground is located in Sunset Beach, part of North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands region. We’re less than an hour from Wilmington, NC, 2 hours from Fayetteville, NC, and 3 hours from Charleston, SC, and Columbia, SC. And while we have plenty of on-site amenities, if you’re looking for things to do outside the campground, there’s no shortage of entertainment, shopping and dining for travelers of all ages.

The Brunswick Islands region consists of 5 barrier islands with 6 beaches. It’s an area rich with maritime history that vacationers appreciate for the laid-back vibe and Calabash-style seafood. With an average winter temperature of 61 degrees and only 90 degrees in the summer, you can enjoy outdoor adventures all year long. And with more than 30 nearby golf courses, it’s no surprise Brunswick Islands is “North Carolina’s Golf Coast”.

If you’re visiting in May through October, you could take in one of the many educational tours or programs that give an up-close view of female sea turtles burying their eggs on the beaches, followed by hatchlings making their way to the ocean. You won’t want to miss this 200-million-year-old-ritual!

There are several ocean piers within a short drive of the campground, where you can fish for trout, croaker, king mackerel and more without renting a boat: Ocean Isle, Oak Island, Ocean Crest, Sunset Beach, and Holden Beach (currently closed).

The Brunswick Islands area is also home to expansive salt marshes. Not only are they another popular fishing spot, but they’re also a great place to kayak. You could catch a glimpse of a wood stork, one of NC’s largest water birds, or even a dolphin. Enjoy a sunrise paddle or schedule a sunset tour of the meandering waterways.

Area Attractions

Make Brunswick Beaches Campground your base of operations as you explore the North Carolina coastal region – one of the best coasts in the nation. Discover some of North Carolina’s best lighthouses, beaches, fishing piers, sea turtle walks, birding, golf, fishing, waterfront restaurants, outdoor concerts, oyster and seafood festivals, outdoor markets and more.

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Ingram Planetarium

Located in Sunset Beach, NC, the planetarium is open April – Sept. Its partner, the Museum of Coastal Carolina in Ocean Isle Beach, NC, is open Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Oyster Bay Golf Links

This par-70 course in Sunset Beach, NC, has been named “Resort Course of the Year”, “America’s Top Golf Courses”, and “Best Public Golf Courses in North Carolina”.

Bird Island Coastal Reserve

This island near Ocean Isle Beach sits just outside Sunset Beach off the Carolina coast. It’s an undeveloped island that’s home to white sandy beaches perfect for fishing or long walks.

Kindred Spirit Mailbox

For more than 35 years, travelers have been leaving their thoughts and sharing their secrets in the Kindred Spirit Mailbox on Bird Island, NC. Take a stroll and add your story.

Sunset Beach Fishing Pier

This 900-foot long pier is handicap accessible with free scooter chairs. Snacks, game room, ATM, rod rentals and bait are available. Choose a multi-day or seasonal fishing pass.

Bald Head Island

Take a short drive to Southport, NC, followed by a 20-minute ferry ride across Cape Fear to this 12,000-acre cape island and explore the state’s oldest lighthouse, “Old Baldy”, built in 1817.

The Swamp Park Zip Line

Looking for adventure? This outdoor attraction park boasts a 53-obstacle aerial adventure park, the East Coast’s tallest and fastest zip line tour, swamp boat tours, guided ATV tours & more.

Inlet Point Plantation

Saddle up for an unforgettable experience. Take an oceanfront horseback ride, a horseback tour of Inlet Point Plantation, a trail ride along the Intracoastal Waterway, child’s pony ride & more.

Leopard's Chase Golf

One of four nationally-recognized, award-winning Big Cats golf courses located at Ocean Ridge Plantation in Sunset Beach, NC. Try them all: Panther’s Run, Tiger’s Eye, and Lion’s Paw.

Silver Coast Winery

This Ocean Isle Beach winery offers winery tours and wine tastings of their award-winning wines. Check their website for upcoming events. Reservations are recommended.

Waties Island

Venture across the state line just into South Carolina to Waites Island in North Myrtle Beach. This is one of the few undeveloped barrier islands in the state, reachable only by horseback.

Ocean Isle Beach

This tiny seaside town is a neighbor of Sunset Beach, but don’t let its size fool you: it’s home to the Ocean Isle Beach Pier, a large park, a museum, outdoor events, restaurants and more.

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