There are many places you can visit as an RV vacationer. Travelling in a Recreational Vehicle on open roads, enjoying the stretch of long highways is exciting and perhaps one of the best ways to see and experience the magic of a place. There are some people for whom the journey is as important as the destination and find that only the RV allows them to do that. The road is their home and each destination the traveller’s own special place. The people who use the RV as their home are able to explore the land they visit, its attractions while attempting to find a welcoming campsite to settle in for a few days or a few weeks. Campgrounds with car-parks for RVs are located across the country to cater to the different needs of the campers. Whether it is the lure of the beachfront, waves lapping at your feet, the experience of the sun setting behind towering mountains or just a serene evening under the starts, there are some places that are best seen by RVs.
There are many places you can visit in an RV. Here’s a list of some of the best RV locations to set up camp and enjoy nature.
Madison Arm Resort
An excellent RV destination, this resort is located at West Yellowstone in Montana. Travellers, often needing the respite from the overcrowded Yellowstone Park, find the Madison Arm Resort a close alternative only eight miles away. The campground is strategically situated on the shores of Hebgen Lake famous for its trout-filled waters. Surrounded by wildlife, bison and elk sightings are plentiful.
Tunnel Mountain Camp
With views of the sprawling valley is located at Banff National Park in Canada and remains one of the best places to see by RV. It is well known for campers heading to the Canadian Rockies for a breathtaking view of the mountains. In the midst of the mountains overlooking the valley and surrounded by snow-clad mountains and statuesque rock columns lies the Tunnel Mountain Campground. Banff is a spectacular and scenic little town and campers can visit the indoor interpretive amphitheatre to learn more about the region showcased through interesting documentaries and educational programs. The mountain slopes visited by both aspiring and professional skiers and snowmobilers are challenging and exciting. Moreover, this RV destination is a haven for hikers and cyclists with plenty of glaciers, mineral hot springs and ice fields to give it a further excitement.
Orchard (Huerta Saucedo) Vacation Village, Mulegé, Mexico – With its inviting riverfront, RV travellers venturing to Mexico find much comfort on the white beaches of Bahia de la Concepcion. Steeped in history, this RV destination is famous for missions and the old state penitentiary: the infamous jail without bars. Tropical RV sites at the Orchard Vacation Village are walking distance from the town of Mulegé, and the resort can arrange outdoor activities. The cave painting adventure tours, water activities such as scuba diving, snorkelling and clamming, and the region’s famous Dorado and Yellowtail fishing are all exciting as well as captivating to all visitors.
Rocky Knob Campground
Is located in Virginia at Blue Ridge Parkway and is one of the best places to see by RV. The campground provides access to the 10.8 mile Rock Castle Gorge Loop Trail. To add to the attraction, Mabry Mill, one of the most scenic places to be found on earth is only a few minutes away. Besides being famous for its corn and buckwheat pancakes, costumed rangers demonstrate their craftsmanship in blacksmithing and basketry. Country Records, in nearby Floyd, has the world’s largest collection of bluegrass and mountain music while the town’s general store hosts an authentic hoe-down every Friday night.
Boyd’s Key West Campground, Florida
A three hour drive from Miami (Route 1) over the Seven Mile Bridge, Boyd’s Key West Campground known for its quiet waterfront campsites is revered by RV travellers. Famous for its Tiki Hut, boat dock and marina as well as saltwater fishing, it is more than just a weekend getaway for most people and is a hot RV destination. While Duval Street invites thirsty travellers to sip refreshing margaritas, Mallory Square boasts its sunset celebrations with tightrope walkers, jugglers and fire eaters provide nightly amusement. The other famous landmarks that celebrate this town are The Hemingway Home and Museum as well as the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society Museum
Squaw Flat Campground
Is situated in Moab, Utah. The scenic drive through the Needles section of Canyonlands National Park provides you with spectacular scenery of large stone pillars looming above you, natural arches and ancient Indian rock paintings. U.S. 191 leads travellers into the region and offers the RV travellers memorable views of the spired landscape and Indian petroglyphs on nearby rock walls. The Sqaw Flat Camprground is nestled in nooks surrounded by rocks and views of the Needles. A three-mile trail leads hikers to the main route to Chesler Park in the heart of the Needles.