Assateague Island National Seashore: Oceanside Campground Professional Review and Guide
"How’d you like to wake up on the beach, the Atlantic Ocean over the closest dune, while the silhouette of a wild horse stretches across your tent wall? Sounds like paradise? It’s pretty close, and it’s well worth the relentless mosquitoes. It’s Assateague Island National Seashore. Oceanside campsites at Assateague Island can be tough to get.
Everyone’s clamoring for a spot in the sand just a hundred feet from the Atlantic. (You should note, however, that the campsites are in the dunes, so the ocean won’t be visible from your tent.) Even summer’s heat and biting bugs aren’t enough to deter the crowds. They come for the sunrises, sunsets, horses, swimming, fishing, crabbing, boating, and off-roading."