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The best camping near Central Coast, California.

Enjoy your stay on the Central Coast of California that sports the nickname the American Rivera.


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We set up camp on this bluff overlooking the property. PS–the gate down below is where you enter the property from the road :)
No open fires allowed here–bring prepared foods or your camp stove set up!
Base camp!
Dora-Rozi Retreat
100% 6 Responses
$45/night
Landa
Landa: We were looking for a last-minute place with very little light noise to watch the Persi...
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Pioneer Home Farms
Pioneer Home Farms
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horse animal
Pioneer Home Farms
100% 15 Responses
$40/night
Matthew
Matthew: Our family of 5 had a great time staying at Pioneer Home Farms. The hosts were friendl...
Camping on the Central Coast provides you with a myriad of choices from beach camping to camping in national forests. Stretching from Point Mugu to Monterey Bay, the California Central Coast encompasses six counties and lies to the north of Los Angles and the south of San Francisco. With a variety of terrain, camping on the Central Coast offers you the chance to camp on the Read more...
Camping on the Central Coast provides you with a myriad of choices from beach camping to camping in national forests. Stretching from Point Mugu to Monterey Bay, the California Central Coast encompasses six counties and lies to the north of Los Angles and the south of San Francisco. With a variety of terrain, camping on the Central Coast offers you the chance to camp on the beach tonight and rub elbows with the artists at Carmel-by-the-Sea tomorrow. Beach lovers can find comfortable camping with flush toilets and showers near Monterey and Pismo or enjoy lake camping around Lopez Lake, Lake Cachuma or Lake Nacimiento. Enjoy camping among the trees and wilderness at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. For off-the-beaten-path camping, load your supplies into a canoe and paddle into the Santa Margarita Lake campsite or pitch your tent at a campsite near the Laguna Seca Raceway.
The whole camp area was very spacious. Great for couples and small groups.
Don't forget to look up!
The only place I can think of in this part of the Central Coast where you can camp next to a redwood.
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tent people lodging
Stagecoach Stop
100% 33 Responses
$70/night
Kelsey
Kelsey: Lovely spot! This is a private, fenced off area adjacent to a house owned by Liz and Br...
The Cloud Trailer is absolutely stunning and nestled behind beautiful greenery, separating it from the main house.
The stove, oven, sink, and refrigerator make camp cooking easy!
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We brought all our own cooking supplies to use in the trailer.
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RV or Trailer provided
Flying Cloud
100% 30 Responses
$75/night
Julian
Julian: The Cloud Trailer is absolutely stunning! It's a brand new trailer that is nestled betw...
The two longest wooden piers in California are on the Central Coast, one at Santa Cruz Wharf and the other at Ventura Pier.
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Rusty Hill Farm Homestead
A quiet nook to hang out and relax
food eggs
Steven
Steven: This place is absolutely amazing. Christine and David are amazing hosts and have create...
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Greenhouse in the hills.
A perfect morning dip tank is nearby.
Just a chair with a perfect view!
Lower Garden on the way to the Vista campsite.
WindTree Vista
97% 33 Responses
$60/night
Nikki
Nikki: The Wind Tree was such a cool experience. We arrived in the night and were amazed at ho...
From November to February, San Simeon beaches are home to 1,700 elephant seals.

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Restored Vintage Camper
and took a walk amongst the trees
comfy queen bed, perfect for reading & sleeping.
a big sign to welcome you in!
cute little camper.
RV or Trailer provided
Restored Vintage Camper
96% 46 Responses
$68/night
Casey
Casey: Dare 2 Dream farms is an amazing property, run by even greater people! The property its...
one of the places you can put your tent
beautiful rolling hills
mountain animal goats
mountain
Rancho Rubalcava
Alex
Alex: My boyfriend and I hoped for a last-minute adventure into the mountains, and Rancho Rub...
In Carmel-by-the-Sea, you won't see neon signs, hot dog stands or billboards since they are prohibited by local law.
On the front side of the house.
This is the Cowboy room, at the second floor of the house.
Enjoying a relaxing read before our delicious farm to table dinner.
The Cowboy Room is roomy and rustic, with a private bathroom and forest views on both sides.
Under the towering trees is a swing that you'll have a hard time pulling yourself away from.
Cabin provided
The Cowboy Room
100% 24 Responses
$210/night
Karen
Karen: This was my first time staying at FlipJack Ranch and definitely will not be my last. Ro...
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cabin forest lodging
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Cabin provided
Vanessa
Vanessa: The Creekside Casita is a dreamy getaway that comes with everything you'll need. Nestle...
With beach dunes as high as 500 feet, Guadalupe-Nipomo dunes are the highest sand dunes in the western part of the United States.
Fire pit with chairs to enjoy in the evening, there is also a grill if you want to cook on that!
Seating and dining area inside. This area is such a perfect nook for reading a book or enjoying a cup of coffee, the light is beautiful
Stella, '73 Vintage Airstream
Stella, '73 Vintage Airstream
The bed in the back of the airstream, very cozy and cute!
RV or Trailer provided
Natalie
Natalie: This spot is SO SWEET! Not only is the property beautiful, this airstream is, in a word...
Bessie parked in the grassy field.
hiking to the ocean view on the property!
foggy morning walks
after exploring the land for a bit we decided on a spot finally! so many places to choose from!
enjoying the land!
Camp WagMore
94% 128 Responses
$24/night
Casey
Casey: This property is a blast! Not only is it fun to pick a site amongst the oak trees, it i...
In San Luis Obispo, 1.7 million pieces of bubble gum adorn a wall called Bubble Gum Alley.
Oak Haven/ Branch Mill Organic Farm
Perfect outdoor kitchen area for all your cooking needs
Oak Haven/ Branch Mill Organic Farm
Oak Haven/ Branch Mill Organic Farm
Oak Haven/ Branch Mill Organic Farm
Canvas tent provided
Brooke
Brooke: Our stay at the Oak Haven was such a peaceful escape! Nestled behind a local organi...
Taking in the views while playing the yurt guitar
Beautiful panoramic views
This luxury yurt features a full kitchen.
View from the master and bathroom back towards the entrance. 2nd bedroom entrance on the right.
View of the main living space of the yurt from the entrance
Yurt provided
Andy
Andy: If you love driving the California coast and amazing panoramic views, this is the place...
The chillest camp spot.
The back window opens up so you can wake up to some fresh air!
Enjoy a hip 79 VW Westy Campmobile
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Hanging out with the dream machine.
RV or Trailer provided
Awse
Awse: Awesome host Very beautiful views. Cool experience all in all
Front porch of the cottage facing the gardens.
Hanging out in the morning.
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Stepping out onto the porch.
Time to feed the goats!
Cabin provided
Ali
Ali: My 4-year-old son and I had an awesome time here! He loved exploring the little pathway...
Our lovely hosts Fred and Jinger! Ask them for a tour of the permaculture / aquaponics systems!
The view walking inside the greenhouse!
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Tropical paradise
Private Beach Farm
Private Beach Farm
98% 198 Responses
$170/night
Topher
Topher: Such a sick spot! The private point break was epic, had the water to ourselves and the ...
Beachside Farm Camp Grounds
Beachside Farm Camp Grounds
Beachside Farm Camp Grounds
Beachside Farm Camp Grounds
Beachside Farm Camp Grounds
Ashleigh
Ashleigh: This is one of the best HipCamps we've stayed at! The weather was perfect and the loca...
Next to the yurts are wooden platforms you can set your tent up.
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Tent option when you book through Hipcamp
Inside one of the yurts which has electricity and heat (and a fan)
A short 15minute hike will take you to a clearing with a hammock and some chairs to see the sunset/stars
Steven
Steven: Lupin Lodge is a unique place located by Los Gatos, CA. It's a clothing optional campsi...
awesome fire place and arrangement
The fire ring amidst the mossy benches.
Taking in all the green
redwoods!!
Mossy Bench Camp
Mossy Bench Camp
98% 57 Responses
$69/night
Danielle
Danielle: I stayed here on my own for a few nights, and it was an absolute joy. It's in the middl...