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Fernwood Resort Campground

California is one of the dream destinations for nature lovers who want nothing but to hit the open road in their campervan rental and stop to explore wonderful places along the way. One of those stops should be Fernwood Resort Campground, situated on the banks of the Big Sur River, minutes away from the Pacific coast. A range of amenities is there for campers, including bathhouses, a laundry facility, and a dishwashing area. There is also a general store and a café, as well as a tavern where you can grab a bite and listen to some live music.Camping at Fernwood Resort Campground comes with plenty of lodging options to choose from. Those who arrive in their Big Sur campers will find RV sites with water and electric hookups. There are also forest cabins, adventure tents, tent cabins, and tent sites with electric or no hookups waiting for you. All sites have picnic tables and fire rings, so you can really enjoy your time spent outside.Travelers who don’t want to spend much time at the campground will be thrilled to find that there are several state parks around it, protecting the beauty of redwoods and the wonderful beaches of the Pacific coastline. Getting your rental RV on the road north will get you to some of the largest and most exciting cities of California. Salinas can be your first stop, home to the National Steinbeck Center and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Moving farther north, you will arrive in San Jose, the heart of the Silicon Valley. Attracting visitors with the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island, San Francisco is another must-visit urban center along the coast.


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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

You don’t have to go far in your RV rental to start enjoying the incredible scenery stretching in all directions - Andrew Molera State Park is minutes away from the campground. The park is mostly undeveloped, giving visitors a chance to spend some time away from civilization. Hiking trails meander along the shore, leading to soft meadows, scenic bluffs, and long stretches of sandy beach. Climb to one of the hilltops and witness the stunning panoramic views of the ocean – bringing a camera is definitely a great idea. If you don’t want to pick a specific park to visit, head down to Pfeiffer Beach and dig your feet into its pinkish sand.A rental motorhome at Fernwood Resort Campground is your ticket to another jewel of Central California – Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. On the slopes of Santa Lucia Mountains, it will provide adventurous spirits with a chance to climb their peaks and get a bird's-eye perspective on the magnificent gorge of the Big Sur River. Lush vegetation will provide shade, and redwoods, sycamores, and willows are only some of the trees hikers can spot along the way. Members of the fauna don’t fall short – wildlife viewers can see black-tailed deer, gray squirrels, and bobcats, to mention only a few of the species inhabiting the park.Not all the amazing natural places of the region are located on the coast – exciting RV camping adventures are also waiting inland, at Pinnacles National Park. An extraordinary landscape created by the lava flow coming from ancient volcanoes is waiting for you in this giant oasis. Tens of miles of hiking trails cut through the park, varying from easy hikes to challenging ones that might take you all day to complete. The towering rock formations provide great opportunities for rock climbing, and if you want to disappear underground for a while, enter one of the two talus caves located in the park. Another interesting activity is bird watching – if you are lucky, you will see condors, falcons, and vultures in their natural habitat.

Exploring the Area

With so many wonderful cities within reach, travelers who search for an RV in Monterey County will find no lack of interesting attractions to visit.Literature lovers who visit Salinas should not miss out on entering the National Steinbeck Center, dedicated to the Nobel-winning author John Steinbeck. Said to have the largest collection of Steinbeck archives in the country, it provides a unique insight into his life and work. Visitors can attend interesting lectures at the museum and see the author’s house located nearby.Among the many attractions of San Jose, The Tech Interactive is one of the most popular, and with good reason. From its unique architecture and color to the exciting exhibits waiting inside, this science center will satisfy the curiosity of every visitor. As its name suggests, most of the exhibits are interactive – visitors get a chance to design and build robots and see how prototypes are being built.If you decide to visit San Francisco, you probably won’t be able to resist the eerie charm of Alcatraz Island. As you move around the abandoned prison, you will hear interesting stories and get familiar with its turbulent history. In addition to the prison, visitors can see old military fortifications, as well as enjoy bird watching and discovering the unique natural features of the island.From cafes and bakeries to steakhouses and fine dining, RV camping at Fernwood Resort Campground will satisfy every camper looking for a delicious bite after an adventure-filled day in the Big Sur area.


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

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

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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.