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All towables


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.


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.


All other types of drivable vehicles.


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Discover Hawthorne

On the outskirts of Gainesville and to the north of Ocala, the city of Hawthorne is a favorite for RV campers exploring the Sunshine State. Surrounded by the marshy wetlands of northern Florida, giving you a plethora of attractions for you to explore in your Hawthorne camper.

Throughout the city’s history, Gainesville has revolved around its agriculture and railroad lifestyle but has since grown into a flourishing trading hub in the state. Indigenous populations have long inhabited the area. Timucua, among other, tribes lived or traveled through since around a thousand years BC.

The Great Outdoors

When you book a camper rental in Hawthorne, you will have access to the vast outdoors. Travel south through Alachua County to Lochlossa Lake. The park’s nearly 450 feet of natural, undeveloped shoreline is bordered by iconic, old-growth cypress trees, knotgrass, and spatterdock. A boat ramp gives easy access to the 5,700-acre lake. If you don’t have a boat or wish to rent one, that's not a problem, you may fish from the shore or the public-access pier. Lochlossa Lake is a great place for fishing bluegill, black crappie, warmouth, and redear sunfish. If fishing is not your forte, the lake has great opportunities to bird or nature watch while on a relaxing walk or picnic in the gazebo.

Load up your travel trailer rental from Hawthorne and head over to visit the Little Orange Creek Nature Park just outside the city. The park’s goal is to protect and appreciate the natural and cultural resources of the area through recreation, education, and conservation. Take a class or guided tour on the 1,300-acre property. Hike the 20-mile Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail to see some of the serene wilderness of northern Florida.

Another classic destination to visit with your luxury RV rental from Hawthorne is the Paynes Praire Preservation located just to the west of the city. The sprawling 21,000-acre savanna is a U.S. National Natural Landmark. Over 270 species of birds call the park their home as well as American alligators, Florida Cracker horses, and Florida Cracker cattle. The vast amount of trail systems through the park are prime for exploring, hiking, horseback riding, and bicycling.

RV Parks

When you rent a motorhome in Hawthorne, you will need someplace to park it for the night. The Hawthorne area caters to out-of-town visitors.

Crash along the Lochloosa lake south of Hawthorne towards Anthony at the Lochloosa Harbor RV Park and enjoy all the lake has to offer. With full hook-ups for your RV, visit the diner to enjoy fresh gumbo and fried fish right at the campground. The park offers a boat ramp and comfortable bath and laundry houses. Pets under 20 pounds are welcome at your RV site.

For those who want to catch that big fish, take your Hawthorne luxury travel trailer rental to Kate’s Fish Camp and park it while you enjoy. all the beauty and nature on scenic Newnan’s Lake. A quick jump to several trails, you will be able to get out and hike or bike ride. The lake itself offers a wealth of fun for boating and fishing. If you do not have one yourself, do not worry! Rent a boat, canoe, or kayak right from the campground. If you plan to visit the Praire Creek Conservation Area, you will be within walking distance.

Should you need a quick overnight place to stay, consider Walmart, truck stops, or larger grocery stores. There are several Walmarts within 20 miles of the city and overnight camping may be available. Just ask the manager for permission before you settle in for the night. Being located near Ocala and Gainesville, RV rental is common, therefore you should be able to find some great amenities.

Exploring the City

There is a multitude of attractions and outdoor activities to see and do in the city of Hawthorne to keep you and your fellow campers active during your trip. See the storied history of the area at the Hawthorne Historical Museum and Cultural Center. See the artifacts and paintings from the city’s past. See how Hawthorne grew from a small railroad town around the 1879 junction of two Florida rail lines. The museum’s building was originally an African-American church built in 1907. Years of tough restoration processes by volunteers have saved the building and brought it to the current glory visitors like you now enjoy.

Travel south to visit the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park, the historic home of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist. Take a tour of the house and learn about the author through the guidance of a ranger in period costume. Explore the farm and take a trail into the woods behind the house.

If it's a taste of the warm Florida sunshine you are seeking, consider a travel trailer rental in Hawthorne. Set out to hike a trail, indulge in the local cuisine, watch a sunset, and take in the landscape. Rent an RV in Hawthorne, FL and enjoy the Sunshine State!

Popular nearby hiking trails and campgrounds

  • Hiking TrailLocation
  • Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve Trail, FLHawthorne, FL
  • Susan Wright Trail, FLPaynes Prairie Preserve State Park, FL
  • Orange Creek South Tract, FLReddick, FL
  • Morningside Nature Center Loop Trail, FLGainesville, FL
  • Cone's Dike, FLPaynes Prairie Preserve State Park, FL
  • Jacksons Gap, Lake Trail Loop, FLPaynes Prairie Preserve State Park, FL
  • Paynes Prairie Loop Trail, FLPaynes Prairie Preserve State Park, FL
  • Chacala Trail And Jackson's Gap Trail Loop, FLPaynes Prairie Preserve State Park, FL
  • La Chua Trail, FLGainesville, FL
  • Lake Trail, FLPaynes Prairie Preserve State Park, FL

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