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Salem Farms Campground

Salem Farms Campground is located in the beautiful New England countryside in Salem, Connecticut. This charming campground is a great place to lay your head while renting an RV in Connecticut. Salem is only a half-hour's drive southeast of Hartford, so you have the convenience of being near an established city with the charm of being in the country. This campground is also a two-hour drive from New York City and a two-hour drive from Boston, so it's a good place to stop if you are traveling between the two.When RV camping at Salem Farms Campground, you'll have access to many amenities that will make your stay more comfortable. They can accommodate RVs of all sizes, and each site has an electrical hookup and a water hookup. Sites also come with picnic sites and a bonfire area where you can enjoy your meals. You can stay connected with Wi-Fi and cable TV. Due to the area's snowy winter weather, the campground is open from May 1st to mid-May.Salem Farms Campground is family-owned, and they offer many services and activities to make your stay more fun. For days when you don't feel like cooking, you can visit their remodeled snack bar to pick up comfort food classics and ice cream desserts. There are several fun outdoor activities to enjoy, including a large pool, tennis courts, basketball, horseshoes, shuffleboard, and more. You can take advantage of the beautiful surroundings with nature trails and fishing ponds on-site. There are also playgrounds and even an animal petting zoo for kids. On inclement weather days, you can enjoy indoor activities like movies, video games, and arts and crafts. The campground is pet-friendly, so you can bring your favorite furry friends. They have a schedule of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy throughout the summer, where you can meet other campers and enjoy the charming countryside atmosphere.



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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

There's an excellent variety of outdoor activities to enjoy in your RV rental near Salem Farms Campground. Devils Hopyard State Park is located less than 10 minutes' drive from the campground. There you will find several charming trails for hiking and bicycling. It's also a great place to enjoy a picnic or even fish in the local streams. The biggest attraction, however, is the stunning waterfall, which features mysterious potholes at the base of the waterfall. You'll want to bring your camera to document the stunning beauty of the falls.Salem is also a short drive away from the coast of Long Island Sound. During the summer, you'll want to visit the charming beaches in the area. Rocky Neck State Park is home to one of the closest beaches to the campground. You'll find a classic New England beach scene with a boardwalk, perfect for a dip on hot summer days. The park also has several nature trails, and saltwater fishing is permitted there too.If you're looking for water sports, consider visiting Gardner Lake, which is a short drive east of Salem Farms Campground. This is a great place to go boating or swimming, and there is fishing available too. It is very scenic and has a calm, quiet atmosphere. It's a great place to get away from hectic city life. It's important to note that the nearest boat rental services are all near the coast, so you'll need to go there first if you don't have a boat of your own.

Exploring The Area

Although this campground is located in a very rural area, there is still plenty to do within a short drive. The coastal town of Mystic is just a short drive away, where you will find several historical landmarks, including the Mystic Seaport Museum and the Brant Point Replica Lighthouse. The Mystic Aquarium is another popular attraction, particularly for those with kids. If you're looking for a nice meal, there are plenty of quality restaurants in town too. Seafood is a popular choice, but you'll also find American, Asian, and Italian food there.There are several fascinating historical attractions in the area. The USS Nautilus Memorial is located south of the campground on the Thames River. There you can tour a historic submarine that was active from the 1950s to the 1980s. Another fascinating historical attraction to enjoy while motorhome camping in the area is the Gillette Castle, along the Connecticut River. This mansion was built by actor William Gillette in the early 20th century. It has a very unique medieval style that makes for a fascinating tour.Camping at Salem Farms Campground puts you in a very rural area, so you will need to travel a little farther than usual for essentials. The nearest gas station is a 10-minute drive from the campground, and the nearest supermarket is located 10 minutes' drive north in the town of Colchester. However, there is a small general store much closer if you're in a hurry. When you book an RV in New London County, you'll get to experience the unique, special charm of being in the New England countryside.


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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

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

Class A

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

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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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.