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Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.
The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.
A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.
Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.
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If Northern California is where you're heading, and you plan to spend time in Monterey and Santa Cruz, consider booking your stay at Moss Landing KOA Express, conveniently located in a quaint harbor in between these two cities. This RV campground is perfectly arranged to get you established and into your vacation. There are laundry facilities and restrooms with showers to help you freshen up before you begin.
Each site has a concrete pad to make leveling your RV rental a simple process. There are grass areas between each site, all of which have full hookups and plenty of room for you to set up your slide-outs. The sites all have back-in access.
Once you're ready to start checking out the local area, you are just a short distance from Elkhorn Slough, where you can paddleboard or join a guided eco-tour. Riding in a quiet, electric-powered tour boat will allow you to get much closer to the resident sea otters and harbor seals. There are also hundreds of bird species to capture your attention.
If sun worshiping is on the agenda while camping at Moss Landing KOA Express, take your rental motorhome and head for Moss Landing State Beach where you can enjoy surfing, windsurfing, and offshore fishing; the surrounding area is a part of the Pacific Flyway, making it ideal for bird watching. There are rip tides and strong currents in the area, so swimming is not recommended, but picnicking among the dunes will protect you from the strong winds.
Want to head inside and be entertained for a while? A local organization has a museum with visual art, memorabilia, and a rare book and reference collection all dedicated to William Shakespeare. On-site staff can answer any questions you might have and provide you with interesting insights.
If you want to include scenic vistas in your activities, head for Pacheco State Park just northeast of Moss Landing, which is open to the public year-round from early morning to sunset. The park is the last remaining portion of one of the Spanish land grants that was family owned until 1992; at that time, it was donated to be used as a park. It's a popular spot for hiking and mountain biking, with trails that loop and interconnect so you can enjoy short, medium, or long hikes. The park has grassy slopes with blooming wildflowers in the spring; it also has historical features such as an old shack that belonged to rancher Henry Miller, train tracks, and an original adobe that belonged to the previous owners.
If you head north from Moss Landing in your rental RV, you will find Sierra Azul Preserve. This natural and undisturbed area is close to many urban settlements making it a popular destination for hiking, mountain biking, and other outdoor activities. One of the highest peaks in the Santa Cruz mountain range, Mount Umunhum is located within the preserve. While enjoying the park, you will observe serpentine grasslands, bay tree stands, and shaded oak forests. If you would like a more intense workout, consider hiking the deep ravines which have seasonal or year-round creeks. There is an abundance of wildlife but some species, such as the mountain lions, should be observed from a distance.
Want to get really elevated? Take your motorhome rental and head straight east to Fremont Peak State Park. From here, you can see all the way to Monterey Bay; you'll also have spectacular views of the San Benito and Salinas Valleys, and the Santa Lucia Mountains east of Big Sur. There are picnic facilities where you can have a meal, an observatory that is open on select evenings, and pine and oak woodlands where you can hike and observe the native birds and mammals.
Once you've had your fill of the outdoors and are ready for some cultivated entertainment, consider heading for Watsonville. This cozy little town is home to the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds where your family (with or without kids) can enjoy the many events that are hosted in addition to the annual fair. You can also drive your Moss Landing camper rental to Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple at Mount Madonna Center to observe the aranti devotional service, prayer, and meditation; you can even choose to join in the chanting. There is an international cafe here, and you can walk around and observe the grounds; the best time to come here is during the weekdays, as weekends are quite busy and parking may be difficult.
RV rentals in Monterey County are your best choice for making the most of this vacation. Continue heading north to Santa Cruz, and you can choose from a variety of world-class restaurants serving your choice of cuisine. There is a train from Santa Cruz that will take you and your family or companions through the Santa Cruz Redwood Forest, or you can even take surfing lessons if this is your first attempt at mounting a board.
Whatever you choose to do and wherever you choose to visit, making Moss Landing KOA Express your home base is how your adventure begins.