Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Scotts Valley, CA
Tuck your RV rental to bed under a canopy of Redwood trees. This is a great place to stay if you decide to try your hand at the rails with Roaring Camp Railway. Miles of hiking and biking trails meander through the scenic forest only 5 minutes from major shopping and dining.
West Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA
A RV rental allows you to drive and take advantage of scenic routes. One of the most popular things to do in Santa Cruz is to cruise West Cliff Drive. Take in the dramatic views of beachside cliffs and crashing waves as you meander along high end ocean front neighborhoods in your RV rental
Gilroy Garlic USA RV Park
The unofficial garlic capital of the world, Gilroy, California, is home to the Gilroy Garlic USA RV Park which caters for Rvs of all sizes from travel trailers to motor homes. Boasting 176 paved sites with full hookup facilities including 20,30,and 50 amp electrical connections, water, sewer, satellite TV, and free wifi, Gilroy Garlic USA RV Park is the perfect place to stay when visiting this delightful wine and garlic region of California. Facilities include a swimming pool which is heated in winter, two recreation rooms with a large screen TV and a full kitchen. Nearby amenities include several wineries and golf courses, and the town of Gilroy has ample shopping available to cater for all camping and traveling needs. Propane is sold on site and there is a laundry facility along with a mini store and book exchange. The parks showers and bathrooms have a combination lock for the security of guests.
Roaring Camp Railroads
Santa Cruz modern history is based upon the clear cutting of the pristine Redwood forests. While not environmentally correct the era launched the development of California and has been partially rectified by the restoration, maintenance and story telling provided by local parks and attractions. ROaring Camp Railroad allows you to step back into a bygone era when large steam locomotives hauled lumber out of the forest down to mills. Travel through the tall trees and learn about the past in this fun and informative location. Bonus points for being located in an amazing state park protecting second growth Redwood trees.
Coyote Valley RV Resort
Morgan Hill, CA
San Jose, California is the ideal pit stop for those who are traveling to or from San Francisco and is the perfect rest stop for those planning to go to the mighty Yosemite. The stunning summer days and balmy evenings make RV vacations in this part of the world the ideal opportunity for campfires and smores. As one of the only RV resorts in San Jose, Coyote Valley RV Resort is ideally situated to provide campers with great facilities while they sit back and enjoy their break. Guests will have access to a swimming pool and hot tub situated in the resort, which allows them to have fun within a short distance of the RV. The resort is clean and well maintained to provide a great experience to travelers, and is within a short distance from some of the best vineyards that form part of the Californian wine culture.
Santa Cruz Wharf
Santa Cruz, CA
Take the family for a classic getaway to the historic building by the sea. Once the final stop on train trips to the coast this location is still incredibly popular. Parking is available all around and spots can fit you and your RV rental. Practice your hand at mini-gulf or hit the snack bar and enjoy a meal on one of the most famous beaches in the world.
Sea Cliff State Beach
Santa Cruz, CA
Just south of Santa Cruz is a unique camping opportunity ONLY open to RVs. Book your RV rental and stay in one of the few California State Park locations that offers full hookup service steps from the beach. Enjoy magnificent sunsets while you dine, play in the sand, and bring the long board for classic California waves.
The San Francisco bay area is a great destination for a vacation. There is a lot to see and do, and, when you bring to mind the amount of fine wine that is produced in California, you realize that there is a lot to taste as well. Ridge Vineyards in Cupertino near San Jose has a long history. Wine making began here in the late 19th Century, and today the vineyard at Monte Bello in the Santa Cruz Mountains produces exceptional wines, and welcomes visitors who want to see the estate and sample their delightful produce.
Most wine tasting sessions are arranged by appointment, but small groups of eight or less are able to visit the estate and the tasting room at the weekend without a reservation. Picnicking is also available, but again it is worthwhile checking out the website regarding availability, and the advisability of making a reservation ahead of your visit.