When you book an RV in Plant City, you’ll be between Tampa and Orlando. You’ll also have access to the natural beauty and spectacular sights of the Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve, the Richloam Wildlife Management Area, and the Lower Hillsborough Wilderness Preserve near Thonotosassa. For updated information on the area, attractions, events, promotions, and more, make sure to check out the Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce’s and Visit Florida’s websites or offices.
The Great Outdoors
An RV rental in Plant City can take you to some beautiful public parks and outdoor spaces to explore and enjoy. Alderman’s Ford Regional Park includes eight miles of equestrian trails, a three-mile hiking loop that crosses the Alafia River, picnic facilities, and canoe rentals. Edward Medard Park and Preserve covers nearly 1,300 acres and features extensive shoreline, three long piers, water sports, disc golf, a 40-foot observation tower, hiking trails, and horse rentals. Also visit the Alafia River State Park with mountain biking, canoeing, fishing, hiking, horse trails, picnicking, and bird and wildlife viewing. There are also other neighborhood parks as well as recreational programming and special events that can be found around town.
City parks and recreational facilities include the Collins Street Mural Park, Village Green with a fountain and chess/checkers table, the Union Station Depot and Train Viewing Platform, the Plant City Dog Park, and Cherry Street Park with its walking trail. You can visit any of these parks and several others with your travel trailer rental in Park City.
You can park your Plant City RV rental at Citrus Hills RV Park. Sites include full hookups, Wi-Fi, and patios; cable is available. The park offers restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, a clubhouse, a game room, a library, and planned activities.
The Hillsborough River State Park can be your temporary home when you rent a motorhome in Plant City. The park offers recreational opportunities, a historic site, trails, and bike and canoe rentals. RV sites include water and electric hookups, WiFi, picnic tables, and fire rings. The site provides restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, playgrounds, pavilions, a dump station, and a café and gift shop.
Lazydays RV Resort features sites with full hookups, WiFi, and cable. Resort amenities include restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, trolley service, a swimming pool and hot tub, a playground and park, a dog obstacle course and off-leash area, recreational facilities, planned activities, coffee, and numerous restaurants on site.
Stay at the Sundial Campground with your luxury RV rental in Plant City. RV sites include full hookups, WiFi, and cable hookups. The campground provides restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, a clubhouse, a dog park, a dump station, and monthly potlucks and other community events.
The Tampa East RV Resort can also accommodate your camper rental near Plant City. Sites include full hookups and WiFi. Resort amenities include restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, a swimming pool, and hot tub, a fitness center, a clubhouse, a game room, recreational facilities, a library, planned activities, and a camp store.
Exploring the City
As you’ll be able to see when you rent an RV in Plant City, people have lived here for a long time and the city is well represented on the National Register of Historic Places with listings including the Bing Rooming House, the Downtown Plant City Commercial District, the Downtown Plant City Historic Residential District, Plant City Union Depot, and the Standard Oil Service Station.
For a different kind of history, take your Plant City RV rental by owner to Dinosaur World, where you can roam 20 acres of exhibits and see over 200 life-size dinosaur models as well as Jurassic artifacts including fossils of dinosaur eggs and raptor claws, shark’s teeth, gastropods, and ancient stones. Don’t forget the gift shop with souvenirs for children and adults. The Robert W. Willaford Railroad Museum is located in the historic train depot and features educational and interpretive information, a small model railroad, railroad photos and memorabilia, and a restored caboose.
While there are plenty of family-friendly activities that actually appeal to visitors of all ages, adults can also indulge in fruit wines at a local winery and specialty beers and ciders at one of the breweries in town. Some feature tours, tastings, live music, and special events.
You can search for a rental RV in Plant City to catch the annual Strawberry Festival. This is an 11-day community event with live entertainment, carnival rides, livestock shows, food and drink, local vendors, and strawberries in a multitude of ways. The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Cultural Arts Festival, organized and hosted by the Improvement League of Plant City, is also well worth scheduling around.