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If you are looking for a great vacation spot in the San Diego area, look no further than Campland On the Bay RV campground. On the shore of Mission Bay, it offers amazing water sport opportunities, a great location near a beautiful metropolitan city, and a lot of sunshine. The bay area is perfect for a summer vacation, with amusement parks, shopping areas, beaches, and natural parks close by. You can enjoy swimming, fishing, boating, water skiing, diving, and so much more when motorhome camping at Campland On the Bay.This park has everything you're looking for, starting with family-friendly facilities like playgrounds, a swimming pool and hot tub, skate park, game room, and more. Here you can also access bicycle and boat rentals, a camp store, and sports courts. This San Diego campground offers full hookups, Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and a bathhouse. There are many popular attractions just a short drive from the RV park, but you can enjoy some excellent entertainment in the park too, including live music, an ice cream parlor, all kinds of events and activities, and more.Every campsite has fire rings and picnic tables, and most of the sites are in the shade, great for outdoor dining and hanging out with friends and family. Book an RV in San Diego County, and you can visit all of the fun places in the area. Close to the border with Mexico, San Diego is approximately three hours' drive from Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Mission Bay Park is a very popular tourist destination that attracts about 15 million visitors each year. It has 27 miles of shoreline, 19 of which are beautiful sandy beaches. There are areas designated for swimming, but you can walk and relax throughout the whole park. As part of Mission Bay, the Northern Wildlife Preserve protects two endangered species that are completely dependent on this marsh, the light-footed clapper rail and the Belding's savannah sparrow. The entire park is a beautiful place to visit and is within walking distance when you camp in an RV at Campland On the Bay.Tecolote Canyon Natural Park and Nature Center is right outside of Mission Bay, just a short drive south of your waterfront campground in San Diego. This beautiful canyon has a rich history and was used for many centuries for food resources and as a home, first to Native Americans and later to the first European settlers during the 19th century. Today this park offers various educational and recreational opportunities, including walking, hiking, and biking.Mission Trails Regional Park is only about half an hour's drive east of Campland On the Bay and is one of the best places for hiking in the area. This park covers over 700 acres of land, with terrain that consists of hills, valleys, and open areas. There are about 65 miles of trails in this park, with varying levels of difficulty. In addition to hiking and mountain biking, you can also go on a nature walk, a guided tour, or a field trip.

Exploring the City

When RV camping in San Diego, there are a lot of attractions to see in the city and surrounding area. SeaWorld San Diego is located right across the bay from the campground. Here you can see many ocean animals, learn about them, and watch incredible animal shows. Go on numerous thrill rides, enjoy animal presentations, and tour the aquarium exhibits. There is also a water park where you can have fun after visiting the animals.The historic Belmont Park amusement park is also nearby on the bay, right next to the beach on the Pacific coast. You can spend the day relaxing on the beach, swimming and making sandcastles, and in the afternoon, come to this fun place for a ride on a roller coaster. The park also features bumper cars, kiddie rides, a carousel, a speedway, and more. There are many restaurants in the park too, where you can have lunch or dinner and rest for a bit. The park also has a swimming pool, among other attractions.San Diego Zoo is one of the biggest and most beautiful zoos in the US. There are so many attractions in the zoo that you'll probably need more than one day to see everything. Enjoy animal shows, the 4D theater, an aerial tram, animal encounters, play areas, and so much more. Some of the animals you can see here include leopards, anacondas, arctic foxes, Galapagos tortoises, elephants, and grizzly bears.


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Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.