The pristine barrier islands that make up the Golden Isles lie halfway between Savannah and Jacksonville. This year-round haven is the perfect destination for beach lovers of all ages, plus the area offers abundant shopping, dining, and opportunities for outdoor adventure. Though many visitors enjoy the convenience of flying into one of our two county airports, there are plenty of travelers that prefer driving here. The area sees hundreds, if not thousands, of road trippers and RV enthusiasts who pass through for a glimpse of the Golden Isles on their way up or down the East Coast. In additional to luxury resort accommodations, our picturesque barrier islands offer plenty of places for those traveling by motorhome to spend a few days or a few weeks immersing themselves in the gorgeous nature of our Southern beaches. Here are some of our favorite campsites on the Golden Isles:
Coastal GA RV Resort (Brunswick, GA)
Conveniently located just off of I-95 close to downtown Brunswick, this luxurious RV resort is open year-round thanks to the mild climate of the Golden Isles region. Though the resort does not offer tent camping, RV enthusiasts will be pleased to find 105 spacious sites with full-hookups on the banks of the resort’s own lake. Lounge in the property’s pavilion, make a splash in the pool, rent a paddle boat, or enjoy fishing just a stone’s throw from your camp. Visitors rave about the clean bath facilities, lovely landscaping, dog park, and concrete pads at every site. This 4.5-star resort charges $42/night, and also offers great weekly ($252/week) and monthly ($600/month) discounts.
Golden Isles RV Park (Brunswick, GA)
Located just on the other side of Fancy Bluff Creek from downtown Brunswick, GA, Golden Isles RV Park, offers a friendly and relaxing atmosphere only 7 miles away from the beach. With 106 pull through RV sites plus a primitive camping area for those in tents, there’s plenty of room for everyone. For the complete Golden Isles RV experience, enjoy the resort’s swimming pool and playground, computer station with complimentary Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, TV room, cable, and on-site restaurant.
Jekyll Island Campground (Jekyll Island)
This campground at the northern tip of Jekyll Island is about as close as you can get to camping on the beach. Just a short walk to nearby Driftwood Beach and the Clam Creek picnic area, you can park your RV under the shade of the campground’s massive oak trees on this sprawling 18-acre property. With 25 primitive campsites, plus 145 hookup sites, and 3 group sites, there’s room for everyone to spread out and relax. While you’re on Jekyll, rent a bike and tour the island’s 18+ miles of bike trails, play a round of Pickleball, explore the Horton House ruins, dine at the historic Jekyll Club, or fish at the pier. Rates at Jekyll Island Campground make for happy campers: $38/day for full hook-up back-in, $40/day for full hook-up pull-through, water and electric $29.50/day, and primitive tents $24.50/day. Book your stay at Jekyll Island Campground and see for yourself why this crowd-favorite even gets the nod from this Tiffin motorhome dealer.
Inland Harbor RV Park (Darien, GA)
Just up the road from Brunswick, the town of Darien is known as the “hidden gem” of the Golden Isles region. Located just on the fringes of the Altamaha Wildlife Management Area, the Inland Harbor RV Park on the Georgia coast is a friendly campground with a quiet atmosphere. The park is situated on a bluff overlooking the scenic Altamaha River, with 50 paved pull-through sites and 10 back-in sites. All sites come with full hook-ups, plus the park offers an on-site laundry facility and clean restroom facilities. Guests love the close proximity of the campground to both Jekyll Island and St. Simon’s beaches.