Discover the Best Campgrounds Near Assateague Island

Are there other campground options near Assateague Island? YES! If you want to visit Assateague Island, but want to stay in a more luxurious and amenity-rich campground, read on for some of our favorite local campground picks! Why not camp on Assateague Island? Camping on Assateague Island is an amazing experience, but there can be … Read more

How to Host the Perfect Beach Bonfire on Assateague Island

Host a beach bonfire on Assateague Island

When the sun goes down, Assateague Island National Seashore heats up! Bonfires on the beach are a popular activity for many of the park’s visitors that want to stay past sunset. While each campsite comes equipped with a fire ring, there’s nothing quite like sitting around a fire with friends right next to the ocean. … Read more

Tips for Camping on the Beach at Assateague

Tips for Camping on the Beach at Assateague Island

Camping on the beach at Assateague is one of the most unique camping experiences you and your family can enjoy. Tent camping and travel trailer/RV camping are available at both the Maryland State and National Seashore parks right along the beach. However, remember that Assateague is a barrier island so there are some important things … Read more

Ultimate Guide to the Beaches on Assateague Island National Seashore

Assateague Island National Seashore Beach

Visitors from all over the World flock to Assateague in the Summer to get a glimpse of the wild horses, but many also come just to spend a day on the wide, untouched beaches that run 37 miles along the Atlantic Ocean. The most popular day-use beach is the National Seashore. Entrance to the Park … Read more

How to Spot the Wild Horses on Assateague Island

How can I see and photograph the wild horses on Assateague Island? While there’s no set answer because well, these are WILD animals, we can offer our advice on how to make the most of your visit and try to get you that epic photo of our most beloved island inhabitants. Please remember to follow … Read more

Exploring Assateague Island’s Campgrounds: Which One is Right for You?

Assateague Island Campground Breakdown

What are the differences between the State Park and National Park campgrounds? Interested in camping on the Maryland side of Assateague Island? If you just started your research journey, the first thing you need to know is that there are actually multiple campgrounds on the island to choose from. We’ll explore and break down the … Read more

Spend a Perfect Day at the State Park Beach

Assateague Island State Park day use beach

If you’re interested in checking out the day-use beach area in the state park, below is everything you need to know. Getting Here and Payment The state park is a great way to quickly access the beach on Assateague, and it offers some more upscale amenities over the National Seashore. It’s important to note that … Read more

Origins of the Assateague Island Ponies

Origins of the ponies on Assateague Island

The horses on Assateague Island are an obsession of many, and for good reason. Despite being smaller in stature compared to their mainland equine counterparts, these horses are beautiful, resilient, strong and wild. They have withstood hurricanes, nor’easters, harsh Winters and Summers and learned to adapt with a diet consisting mainly of salty marsh grass. … Read more

A Quick Guide to Assateague Island

A quick guide to Assateague Island

Want to know where to get started on planning your adventure to Assateague? The answer is right here! While you will find a wealth of information all over our site about visiting, we tried to sum up some of the most important “need-to-know info” in this post. Assateague Island is a barrier island that runs … Read more