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RV Rental Santa Monica

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Discover Santa Monica


When you book an RV in Santa Monica, you’ll find yourself in a beautiful coastal California town. The big-city attractions and amenities of Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and Marina del Rey are just a short drive away, as is the stunning beauty of Topanga State Park and the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.


Santa Monica has been granted Bicycle Friendly Community status from the League of American Bicyclists and features a bicycle sharing system. The Marvin Braude Bike Trail traverses the city and is an excellent way to get around if you choose not to drive your motorhome rental in Santa Monica. Other alternative forms of transportation include scooter-sharing systems; the Big Blue Bus and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Metro bus lines; and the Expo light rail line.


The Great Outdoors


Santa Monica State Beach is worth exploring when you rent an RV in Santa Monica. This is one of the few area beaches with miles of beaches and trails and it is well maintained and publicly accessible. The Annenberg Beach House features ocean views, a children’s play area and splash pad, tours and classes, and a café. Muscle Beach offers gymnastic equipment including parallel bars, rings, swings, and ropes for use by children and adults. Surfing instruction is also available.


The city also maintains a large number of parks, open green spaces, trails, and other recreational facilities that are accessible with your RV rental in Santa Monica, California. Among the highlights on offer are Dorothy Green Park, The Cove Skatepark, Ocean View Park, Community Gardens, and Crescent Bay Park. Open-air farmers markets feature fresh local produce and meats, baked goods and other treats, live music, and other activities.


RV Parks


You’ll need a place to park your RV rental near Santa Monica and the Dockweiler RV Park is one of the options. This is the only county campground located directly on the beach. RV sites include full hookups, picnic tables, and grills. The park itself provides restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, and a pump-out station.


Another place that can be a temporary home for your luxury RV rental in Santa Monica is the Hollywood RV Park. The park is shaded with murals throughout and a playhouse on the grounds. Sites include dedicated full hookups, cable, and WiFi. Park amenities include restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, and a gym.


The Malibu Creek State Park also offers a place to stay with your Santa Monica camper rental. The park offers plenty of hiking, fishing, bird watching, mountain biking, rock climbing, and horseback riding opportunities. The sites themselves may include fire pits or fire rings and picnic tables. Campgrounds offer restrooms and showers as well as a water supply.


And you can also make yourself at home all year round at the Malibu Beach RV Park with your travel trailer rental near Santa Monica. RV sites feature full hookups, picnic tables, cable, and WiFi. Park amenities include restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, a game room, a TV room, trash disposal and recycling, and a convenience store with beer and wine, ice, and RV parts.


Exploring the City


You may want book a rental RV in Santa Monica to take part in some of the numerous special events, fairs, festivals, and festivities that this area hosts every year. Some of the most noteworthy include Main Street Summer SOULstice with multiple stages and live music performances, Earth Day at Santa Monica Pier Aquarium with over 100 species of marine animals and plants, the COAST Open Streets Festival, MAINopoly Taste of Main Street, Picnic on the Promenade with live music and games, and Downtown Santa Monica and Santa Monica Place Holiday Events with shopping and a tree lighting.


This area is well known as a shopper’s paradise and there are plenty of places to visit with your rental motorhome in Santa Monica. Third Street Promenade and Santa Monica Place are upscale; Main Street features surfer/skater chic, vintage books, and arts and crafts; and Montana Avenue is lined with eclectic and often locally owned boutiques. And if you want to learn more about where you are visiting with your Santa Monica rental camper, make sure to check out the Santa Monica Historical Museum with six galleries, a research library, rotating exhibits, and a large collection of historical artifacts, memorabilia, and photos.


The Santa Monica Pier is the place to be with when you book an motorhome rental in Santa Monica, CA. Attractions include a family-friendly amusement park with a solar-powered Ferris wheel, an arcade, historical walking tours, the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, a pier shop and visitor center, bike rentals, live music and dancing, and a wide variety of seafood and fair food.

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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


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  • Santa Monica Pier, Boardwalk, and Beach Trail, CASanta Monica, CA
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  • Venice Canals Trail, CAMarina del Rey, CA
  • Will Rogers State Park to Ray Miller Via Backbone Trail, CAWill Rogers State Historic Park, CA
  • Inspiration Point Trail, CAWill Rogers State Historic Park, CA
  • Backbone Trail from Will Rogers to Stunt Road , CAWill Rogers State Historic Park, CA
  • Murphy Ranch Trail, CARustic Canyon Park, CA
  • Temescal Canyon Trail, CATemescal Gateway Park, CA