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Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground

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Virginia Beach
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

The RV sites are laid out as nature allowed, nice trees and ledge all within the area means that all of the RVs are not just in a row, Very nice staff, good bathrooms. Our site was not on the ocean but we were able to launch our kayak easily from the beach and enjoyed spending time there watching the... More 

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Thank Cynthia M
Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Thank you, Cynthia, for taking the time to write your lovely review of our Campground on Southport Island. We really appreciate you mentioning that you like the way the sites are laid out & that they retain their beauty in Nature. We believe that no matter what you camp in, it's still about being outside in Nature. It's the visual,... More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Gray's Homestead is the perfect place to getaway, relax, and enjoy the views. I had a tent camp site, and it was very spacious with the perfect trees to hang a hammock in. I was walking distance to the ocean where I could drop my kayak in and also just a short 5-10 minute drive into the Booth Bay Harobor... More 

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1 Thank Rachel W
Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Thanks, so much, for such a great review. We are really pleased that you thought this was the perfect, peaceful getaway. Also, happy to hear that you had a good spot to put your hammock up. That's truly relaxation! Thanks for mentioning that it's an easy place to put your kayak in & enjoy a paddle. You also mentioned that... More 

Holly, Michigan
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Campground is nicely laid out. Most sites are tucked away and private with trees and bushes. Park is clean and mowed. Owner friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the area. Small beach area. Recommended.

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Thank Diazai
Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Thanks, very much, for your kind words about our campground. We appreciate that you liked the way the Campground is laid out. We try to keep the natural beauty & offer a little privacy with shrubs & hydrangeas. Also, we appreciate you mentioning how clean & neat you found the Campground. Once again, we have to thank our wonderful team... More 

New Bern, North Carolina
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76 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

This is a gorgeous piece of property with mostly seasonal spaces. Be sure your backing skills are good before you try their spaces but the sites are clean, mostly level, and maintained. We loved our stay but campgrounds that charge for showers, wifi, and make you walk to the end of the campground for garbage irritate me. The lobster offer... More 

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Thank lsbrodsky
Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Hello & thanks for your nice review. Really happy to hear that you think the Campground is a gorgeous spot to camp. Thanks also for letting people know that the sites and Campground are well maintained. We really appreciate that. We all work hard all summer to make that possible. We have really great people that work with us! Usually,... More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We had an ocean view through trees with full hook up. A few minutes walk to picturesque mid coastal beach and rock outcrop. Spectacular views right at the ocean. Lobster available from owner's traps can be fresh or cooked. This is a gem location and we will return. There 8 nights and did not have or hear of any issues.... More 

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Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Thanks, so much, for your lovely review! We are really happy to hear that you plan on returning to stay again. We love to have repeat visitors. Also, thank you for mentioning the views, the point, the little beach, & of course, the Lobsters! We look forward to seeing you here again someday. In the meantime, safe travel wherever you... More 

Billerica, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We camped here for three days over the July 4th weekend and had a really enjoyable stay. We have a 20 foot travel trailer and the site accommodated us nicely with electrical, water, and sewer hookups. The small beach that exists on the property was only two or three minutes walk from our site, which is about the longest it... More 

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Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Thanks, very much, for your lovely review of our Campground. We really appreciate that you mention the office staff & how nice they are. We know that they try very hard to accommodate everyone, as best they can, with a cheerful attitude. Also, thanks for mentioning how much your children enjoyed exploring the tidal pools & learning about Sea life.... More 

Oak Grove, Arkansas
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This place is NOT big rig friendly! Roads are narrow, tight turns, and unlevel sites. There are NO 50A sites. This should be for tents, pop-ups, and small trailers only. The staging area blocks all traffic. This campsite is not worth the price for larger rigs of any type. The lobster set up is the only plus. Campsite respect is... More 

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Thank chask270
Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Hello. We are pleased that you thought that the campground is quaint. We agree. We are not off a large Highway but rather nestled right into the Coast & the Trees. We are not sure what size rig you travel with but our sites accommodate up to 40' RV's every single day that we are open. Although most of our... More 

Bangor, Maine
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116 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We chose Gray's because of the ocean view spots. We weren't able to get one of those spots but we could still see the ocean from our campsite. We were really happy we still chose Gray's. It's a beautiful location and just getting there felt like we were going to a hidden treasure spot. The narrow winding roads made me... More 

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1 Thank aaronmhuotari
Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We are so very pleased that you really enjoyed our Campground. Also, we love that you described us as a little "Hidden Treasure Spot". You made my mouth water when you described grilling your steaks & having your fresh lobster steamed & ready as you ate & the sun went down. That is my kind... More 

Brea, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Fabulous place; peaceful, lovely, clean, accommodating. Steve and Suzanne were wonderful and I loved it so much I have convinced four of my friends to join me next year. thank you, Suzanne and Steve for a wonderful walk down memory lane for me!! Wish you two the very best in the coming months and am excited about returning next year.... More 

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Thank Michael M
Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Hello Michael, Thanks for your lovely review & your good wishes for the remainder of our season. We are off & running & in the middle of our busiest time right now! The weather is toasty & it's summertime in Maine. We really appreciate the fact that you found the campground to be clean, neat, & beautiful. What a great... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The campsites are beautiful and well maintained, but we were made to feel like barely-trusted profit centers from the moment we checked in. If you are planning to stay for 3 days or less, they'd like you to pay in cash. No checks because that would not allow enough time for the check to clear before you left. They do... More 

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Thank Sandishoes
Suzanne G, Owner at Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent review. We do appreciate you stating that we have a beautiful location, & that the campground is well maintained. We, too, appreciate that the staff works hard to keep our place in great shape for all arriving campers. We have trained our staff to go clean & remove everything from sites when people check-out. That way... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful little campground on the ocean with a variety of sites, some with spectacular views! Nice rv & tent sites available. We have kayaks to rent & lobsters to eat! Gray's has a nice clean bathhouse & a lovely natural setting campground. The people in the office are friendly & helpful & can direct you to hiking trails, or the Botanical Gardens, or into Boothbay Harbor. In the Harbor you will find boat trips, restaurants, ice cream, mini-golf, galleries & shops, just to name a few. This is a gem of a spot where ships sail by everyday, & where you can bring your coffee & watch the sunrise on the point every morning...A genuine Maine experience! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground

Address: 21 Homestead Rd, Southport, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04576-3226
Location: United States > Maine > Mid Coast Maine > Boothbay Harbor
Price Range: $37 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Gray`s Homestead Oceanfront Campground Hotel Boothbay Harbor
Gray's Homestead Oceanfront Campground Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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