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Outside of the city of Phoenix, the community of Waddell is a quaint area to rent an RV and enjoy the great outdoors of central Arizona. Named after Ohio native Donald Ware Waddell, the town was founded in the 1930s.

Waddell is quickly falling out of use as the name for the area, slowly becoming engulfed by the city of Surprise. Bring the family and visit the area, embarking out on a wealth of fun opportunities offered for campers and visitors to Arizona.

The Great Outdoors

When you book a motor home in Waddell there are several regional, state, and national parks that should be visited. One of the best places to visit is the Tonto National Forest to the east. The fifth largest national forest in the United States, Tonto has a diverse array of ecosystems to explore. The rapidly changing elevations, from the lowly Deserts to the ponderosa pine forests which make up the Mogollon Rim, make for a great collection of beautiful scenery. “Tonto” is the Spanish word for “fool” and you would feel like one if you visited Waddell and didn’t make the trip to the nearly 3 million acre park to hike, horseback ride, and nature watch.

Take your RV rental from Waddell to the Sonoran Desert National Monument to get a slice of one of America’s favorite natural wildlife regions. The most biologically diverse of all deserts in North America, the iconic saguaro cactus forest is one of the most visited parts of the park, but the national monument boasts three distinct mountain ranges, the Maricopa, Sand Tank, and Table Top. Spend the trip hiking, horseback riding, viewing wildlife, or driving off road vehicles through the designated trails.

Another trip worth taking is to the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge to the south toward Yuma. Originally established in 1939 to protect the desert bighorn sheep, the refuge offers a diverse amount of plant species and the scattered waterholes offer sanctuary to a surprising amount of waterfowl. Hike and explore the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge when you rent a luxury RV in Waddell. Many of the area’s great parks and refuges have guides so consider making reservations with one of the many tour companies.

RV Parks

Waddell offers plenty of opportunities for camping that keeps you close to the beautiful scenery that drives hundreds to Arizona. The Waddell area caters to out-of-town visitors.

White Tank Mountain Regional Park, the largest in the county, offers forty sites for your motorhome rental from Waddell. The sites are developed with water and electrical hook-ups and a dump station. Hike any of White Tank’s many trails, ranging from easy to difficult. The Waterfall Trail is one of the most popular with a beautiful view of the waterfall.

Camp in the desert at the Cotton Lane Resort. A 55 plus resort, it’s a great option for retirees traveling through the state of Arizona. The park has several amenities, including a golf course, rec room, and an indoor pool.

Should you need a quick overnight stay, consider Walmart, truck stops, or larger grocery stores. There are several Walmarts located within 15 miles of town and camping may be an allowed at these locations. Just check with the manager to get permission. There are also gas stations with trailer access and truck stops that provide showers within 30 miles of Waddell. Being located near Phoenix and Glendale, RV rental near Waddell is common, therefore, you should be able to find great amenities.

Exploring the City

There are plenty of fun places to visit when you rent a travel trailer in Waddell. Experience Arizona’s largest collection of exotic animals at the Wildlife World Zoo and Aquarium. Consider taking a safari ride, visiting the petting zoo, feeding giraffes, or watching a sea lion show. The zoo boasts a wide collection of animals, including more than 6,000 individual critters and 600 endangered and exotic species.

Just outside of Phoenix, there are dozens of great attractions to see in the city proper when you rent an RV in Waddell. There is plenty of history to be seen at the Arizona Capitol Museum, Hall of Flame, or the Mystery Castle. The Capitol Museum, restored in 1901, offers visitors a glance into the history of the state with the old Senate chambers and governor’s office.

The Hall of Flame is another favorite attraction while you are enjoying your adventure. The museum and memorial remembers and honors firefighters who have passed away in the line of duty. In addition to the galleries and exhibits, the museum has a collection of fire engines from as long ago as 1725.

One of the most intriguing attractions to visit near town is the Mystery Castle. Built in 1930s, the oddity was the brainchild of Boyce Luther Gulley as a gift for his daughter. He cobbled the castle together out of cheap materials he was able to scrounge in the area, like stone, automobile parts, and telephone poles held together with cement and goat milk. Spend a day and enjoy a tour of the sprawling three-story, 18-room castle, which includes a cantina, chapel, and dungeon.

If it's a taste of the warm Arizona sunshine you are seeking, consider a camper rental in Waddell. Enjoy a variety of local cuisine, watch a sunset, and take in the beautiful landscape as you explore The Grand Canyon State!

RV Rentals in Waddell, AZ

Waddell, AZ is the perfect spot to start your next road trip.

There are many popular rentals in Waddell. Outdoorsy's Waddell RV rental marketplace allows renters to choose from rental options from professional RV rental agencies as well as RVs for rent by owner.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are RV rentals?

Renting an RV lets you enjoy the flexibility of RV travel without all the costs and maintenance of ownership. With a rental, you can book the perfect rig for any trip just like you would a car or hotel. With Outdoorsy, you rent directly from the RV owner but get the backing of programs like roadside assistance, insurance, and stellar support from real, live people 24/7.

How much are average RV rentals?

On average, you can expect to pay between $75 and $150 per night to rent most small trailers and campervans. Larger trailers and motorhomes could cost $100 to $250 per night. Renting an RV for a longer time can be even more affordable–a week or month-long rental could average out to less than $60 per day.

Are there RV rentals with unlimited mileage?

Yes! Each RV owner can choose whether to offer unlimited miles on their vehicles. You’ll be able to see if unlimited mileage is an option on any listing you check out. If unlimited miles are not available, you’ll be able to see what is included with the base rate and what extra miles will cost.

Are RV rentals pet-friendly?

Many RV owners allow pets in their rentals. Be sure to check the listing to see if it’s an option for the rig you have your eye on. You’ll be able to see if there is an extra deposit or fee for pets before you request a booking.

Do RV rentals offer delivery?

Having an RV delivered to your home or destination is a great way to simplify your trip. Many RV owners offer delivery and setup services, usually for an extra fee or within a certain distance of their location. Each listing shows whether or not delivery is an option.

Are there RV rentals near me?

RV rentals are available all over the country! Whether you want to pick up an RV near home to set out an epic road trip or if you want to have one ready at your destination, you can search by location for any type of rig.

RV rental vs buying?

Renting an RV is an affordable way to get all the benefits of RV travel without the maintenance and overhead of ownership. It’s also a great way to try out the lifestyle and different types of rigs before you take the plunge and buy your own. Already own an RV? Consider renting yours out to bring in some extra income.

How many people can sleep in an RV?

Small travel trailers and campervans can usually sleep 2-4 people comfortably. Mid-size trailers and motorhomes usually sleep 4-8. Bigger rigs often sleep 6-10, some even 12!

Why choose Outdoorsy vs Craigslist or Airbnb?

Security, for one. Outdoorsy helps protect RV owners and renters with excellent support and insurance options, and a secure platform for listings, communication, and payments. There are plenty of other reasons though, like roadside assistance, detailed listings, and a wide variety of RVs to choose from.

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What's around Waddell, AZ

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Popular Nearby Trails

Hiking Trail Location
Mule Deer Trail Waddell, AZ
Mule Deer Trail (Maricopa Trail) Waddell, AZ
Black Rock Loop Short trail Waddell, AZ
Black Rock Loop Trail Waddell, AZ
South, Bajada, Mule Deer Loop Trail Waddell, AZ
Goat Camp Trail Waddell, AZ
Waterfall Trail Waddell, AZ
Waddell Trail Waddell, AZ
Gray Fox Trail Waddell, AZ
Sonoran Loop Competitive Track Waddell, AZ

Popular Nearby Campgrounds

Campground Location
Holiday RV Park Jackson County, OR
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Gila Bend KOA Maricopa County, AZ
Mesa / Apache Junction KOA Pinal County, AZ
Salome KOA La Paz County, AZ
Point Of Rocks RV Campground Yavapai County, AZ
Alamo Lake Campground La Paz County, AZ
Picacho / Tucson NW KOA Pinal County, AZ
Burro Creek Campground Mohave County, AZ

Popular Nearby Parks

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Recommendations for Waddell, AZ from Outdoorsy Owners

State Trailer RV & Outdoor Supply

This is a Free Dump Station behind the large store. This store has a ton of great items that can be used on any trip.

Oct 29, 2018
State Trailer RV & Outdoor Supply

This is actually an RV supply store, but has a free dump station in the rear, and a propane station for refilling.

Sep 3, 2018
White Tank Mountain Regional Park

The White Tank Regional Park is a beautiful place to park your RV, have hookups, and go hiking straight from your campsite.

Sep 3, 2018
White Tank Mountain Regional Park

Fun, quick getaway sits up on the MTN so you get a great view of city lights. Fun hiking trails nearby great place for all to enjoy in nature.

Jun 4, 2018

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