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Choosing the capital city of the United States as your next travel destination is the best possible decision for every wanderer looking for a place with countless exciting and interesting locations. Despite its size and busy life, this metropolis will make you feel at home among its numerous historical monuments and impressive museums.

Book an RV in Washington, DC and find out why it’s commonly referred to as “The Capital of the World”. From the moment you enter the city, you will be immersed in a rich cultural and artistic scene. Take a stroll around the National Mall and admire its wonderful landscape dotted with some of the nation’s most famous landmarks, such as the Washington Monument and the National Gallery of Art. This city on the Potomac River is also the capital of amazing food and it is home to restaurants that will please everyone’s taste. No matter when you visit, chances are you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy some of the exciting events and celebrations being held throughout the city. There are magnificent places in the surrounding area where you can travel with your Washington, DC RV rental. History buffs will enjoy a visit to Alexandria, just south of the city. Baltimore, a bustling seaport with endless sites to explore, is less than two hours away.

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Explore the Natural World

The banks of the Potomac River have given way to some extraordinary parks and natural havens. One of them is the Great Falls Park, less than twenty miles away from the city. Escape the fast pace of the capital and rest your eyes on the water cascading over the rough surface of the rocks, creating stunning waterfalls that will take your breath away. There are numerous trails for hiking and biking, along with boating and kayaking locations for both novices and experienced boaters.

For a more peaceful fishing and boating experience, visit Rock Creek Regional Park, featuring Lake Needwood and Lake Frank. More than 10 miles of trails follow the lake shores, but also meander through the woods, letting you take a peek into the wilderness and its animal residents. If you want to get to an RV-friendly spot but remain close to the city, take your Washington, DC motorhome rental to Greenbelt Park. This green oasis is perfect for just camping out under the trees, but you can also go hiking or take a relaxing stroll with your dog.

Looking to completely lose touch with civilization and answer the call of the wild? Jump in your camper rental in Washington, DC and drive to the west for a couple of hours and you’ll reach Shenandoah National Park. Experience the power of nature while standing under Overall Run Falls, the tallest waterfall in the park. Test your own strength as you try rock climbing and hiking – there are over 500 miles of trails waiting for you. Avoid the bright lights of the city and enjoy the view of the night sky from one of the numerous backcountry camping sites. One of the inhabitants of the forest is the black bear, often spotted by visitors throughout the park.

Get your DC RV rental back on the road and continue your journey west where you will find George Washington and Jefferson National Forests. This enormous area of untamed wilderness spans three states and the famous Appalachian Trail runs through it. Nature lovers can take part in every activity they think of, from camping and fishing to hiking and cross-country skiing.

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Only half an hour away from all the main attractions of the city, you can park your Washington DC luxury RV rental at Cherry Hill Park. This huge park offers hundreds of sites with full hookups, a camp store and propane available on site. It is pet-friendly, and has two swimming pools and there a hot tub. You can get on a bus that connects you to the DC Metro or choose a bus tour of the city that starts from the park.

Another option is waiting for you only an hour from the city - Fredericksburg / Washington DC South KOA. In a historic area, this campground is surrounded by interesting attractions, while at the same time offering all the necessary amenities. With big rig access, full hookups, and Wi-Fi, this campground might just feel like a second home. You will be within a walking distance of a DC Metro station, and a short drive will take you to some great restaurants.

If you want to be close to both Washington, DC and Baltimore, consider taking your home on wheels to Washington DC / Capitol KOA. There is a shuttle bus that goes to the U.S. Capitol, so you can stay connected to the city and leave your Washington, DC rental RV in the park. There are many interesting and fun activities in the park, so you can stay active all the time.

Getting Around the City

There are so many places to visit in Washington, DC, and you can see them all easily by using the Washington Metro and Metrobus systems. The city is teeming with historical sites that are a must-see for every visitor. The White House, Capitol Hill, Jefferson Memorial, and many others – each celebrating the nation’s rich history in their own way. Every museum you visit tells a story about the development of this multicultural country. Whether you pay a visit to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History or the National Museum of African American History and Culture, you won’t be disappointed.

There are exciting festivals and concerts held all year round, both out in the open and indoors, one of which is SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience. Speaking of food, one of the best spots to enjoy a taste of capital-city grade cuisine is the waterfront area, where you will find excellent restaurants accompanied by stunning views. Book a rental motorhome in Washington, DC and take as much time you need to get to know every nook and cranny of this dynamic city.   

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