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Discover Carlsbad

Tucked between two major California cities, San Diego and Los Angeles, Carlsbad offers numerous traveling opportunities. Since it is located on the coast, taking your Carlsbad RV rental to one of the beaches is a must. Warm climate, nice beaches and lots of RV parks make this place a summer paradise for RV renters. Book an RV rental in Carlsbad and soak up some California sunshine.  

The Great Outdoors
Carlsbad Caverns National Park features caverns, cacti and plenty of wildlife. Primitive camping is allowed in portions of the park, just be sure to check in to the visitor’s office to get a permit prior to parking the Carlsbad camper rental.

Nature lovers will enjoy a visit to Batiquitos Lagoon for some bird watching; it is probably the best nature escape for bird enthusiasts. Plant lovers should plan a stop at The Flower Fields.

Take in seaside views and do some beach bumming at South Carlsbad State Beach. Groceries are readily available around this area and a gas station is just four minutes away.

RV Parks
Guajome County Park, near Oceanside, is a nice RV park with an amazing playground, volleyball courts and plenty of places to exercise and barbeque. There is also a camping area next to the lake, where you can get involved with feeding the local duck population. Many inexpensive ethnic restaurants and shopping areas can be found nearby and Oceanside is just 10 miles away.  The Catholic landmark of Mission San Luis Rey is also just a few minutes away.

You can also take your Carlsbad RV rental to The Holidays, near Pismo Beach, on the central coast of California and enjoy a number of restaurants, cafes and shopping in this small seaside community.

There are many other RV parks around, such as Carlsbad RV Park and Campground, RV Fun Rental, Melrose RV Park, Surf & Turf RV Park, Olive Avenue RV Resort, Escondido RV Resort, Champagne Lakes RV Resort, Calavera Hills RV Park, Oceanside RV Park and Paradise By The Sea RV Resort.

Exploring the City
It seems like this wonderful coastal city has absolutely everything in it; everyone on the Carlsbad camper rental vacation will enjoy this place. Whether you enjoy surfing and swimming, diving or fishing, or you’re a big sports fan, when you explore the town with your Carlsbad RV rental, you’ll find plenty of activities to enjoy.

There are so many attractions worth seeing in this seaside city. Take the Carlsbad camper rental to Tamarack State Beach and enjoy possibly the most beautiful sunset you’ve ever seen. Here, you can also ride some waves with the surfboard.

For more beachy experiences, visit Carlsbad State Beach. This small-scale beach is open from sun up to sun down and affords beach-goers plenty of opportunities to enjoy the ocean and its stunning surrounding landscape.  

Families with children will love a stop at The Legoland California Theme Park. You can easily make a day of it here. The park consists of over 60 rides and attractions, a water park, lots of dining options, the elaborate Sea Life Aquarium and, of course, there are plenty of Legos.

RV rentals in Carlsbad can open up easy access to some unique places such as U-Pick Carlsbad Strawberry Company. Just a couple miles North of the Strawberry Company, you can park the RV rental in Carlsbad Village and explore the great restaurants and shops around the neighborhood.

This attractive city also houses a number of delightful parks. Holiday Park has easy access and parking for the Carlsbad RV rental. Here you can enjoy a picnic with your family, plus the kids will love the famous playground. Calavera Park is all about sports, with basketball and tennis courts, and even a baseball diamond! Magee Park is a great stop for those looking to learn a little bit about the area’s history. History lovers can also explore the Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park and visit St. Michael's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, the oldest church in Carlsbad. Skateboard Carlsbad-style at the Carlsbad Skatepark.

There are a couple unique museums that are worth visiting while touring the area with the Carlsbad motorhome; the Museum of Making Music and The Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum.

Known as "Village by the Sea," Carlsbad is one of the richest cities in California. This well organized town has a lot to offer RV travelers. With its relaxing spas, boundless beaches and plenty of parks and nature to explore, Carlsbad’s a versatile vacation destination.  

Food lovers can enjoy various cuisines here. The famous Carlsbad Food Tours allow visitors to see a unique side of Carlsbad, and meet some interesting business owners while tasting a variety of food. Other events you shouldn’t miss are the annual festivals such as the Carlsbad Music Festival, Strong Ale Festival and Carlsbad Brew Fest.

Search for a motorhome rental in Carlsbad and immerse yourself some “SoCal” vibes.

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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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Have an RV delivered directly to your home and start your adventure from your front door—or add a spare room for family to stay while they’re in town.

Popular nearby hiking trails and campgrounds

  • Hiking TrailLocation
  • Carlsbad Sea Wall Trail, CACarlsbad, CA
  • Carlsbad Coastal Rail Trail , CACarlsbad, CA
  • Hosp Grove Trail, CACarlsbad, CA
  • Lake Calavera, CACalavera Park, CA
  • South Carlsbad State Beach, CASouth Carlsbad State Beach, CA
  • Lake Calavera via Oak Riparian Park, CAOceanside, CA
  • Batiquitos Lagoon Trail, CACarlsbad, CA
  • San Luis Rey Mission Trail, CAOceanside, CA
  • Beacon's Beach Walk, CAEncinitas, CA
  • Rancho Carrillo Loop Trail, CACarlsbad, CA