Meridian, Idaho’s natural landscapes, comfortable climate and rich history make for a memorable visit with an RV rental. This rapidly expanding community, just 12 miles West of Boise, has grown to be the third largest city in Idaho and offers a wealth of sites and scenery to explore with a Meridian RV rental. Transportation is convenient here, too. Park your RV rental in Meridian and jump on the Valley Regional Transit (VRT) system to catch a bus to just about anywhere around town, or even into the next county. Book an RV in Meridian, ID, and experience a small town feel blended with bustling city life. With your Meridian camper rental, you’ll gain access to amazing nature activities, tons of city sites and definitely some rest and relaxation.
The Great Outdoors
Whether you’d like to see some unique creatures, maybe walk along treacherous trails, or take a drive along a scenic route in a motorhome rental, Meridian’s got you covered. Fans of raptors (the bird ones, not the scary dinosaur ones) absolutely need to visit Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area. This amazing center facilitates the largest birds of prey nesting area in the US. Observe and admire the hundreds of hawks, owls, eagles, and falcons who call this place home.
Take a scenic drive in your Meridian RV rental and motor out to the Payette River Scenic Byway. Along the way, you’ll witness the stunning views that this winding river valley has to offer. Maybe you'd rather get out of the rental camper in Meridian for a bit and enjoy an adventurous day of whitewater rafting with one of the few rafting excursions available around the area. If hiking is in order, check out Seamans Gulch Dry Creek Loop Trail, located about 13 miles North of Meridian. This moderate 2.1 mile trail winds and weaves through sagebrush fields, varieties of wildflowers and other native vegetation. Veterans Trail is another valid option of similar size. The trail is also pretty popular among mountain bikers, so if you’re on foot, keep an eye out for riders.
If you’re looking for a little less action, book an RV rental in Meridian and get ready to kick back and relax. The area is perfect for more relaxing nature vacation too, with many spots for an easy stroll or a beautiful drive. Eagle Pathways is an easy 1.3-mile trail situated around a park. You should also check out Riverside Pedestrian Trail for a pleasant stroll. The Western Heritage Historic Byway offers a scenic drive along the Snake River, great to compare with the Payette River Scenic Byway. Then you can top off your tour with the 25-mile long, Boise River Greenbelt for the deluxe taste of Idaho's beautiful nature drives. Combine views, wildlife, and parks for a distinct experience that renting an RV is made for.
Some of the best places to rent an RV are those small towns that grew into large cities. Meridian is great because you get the friendly locals with knowledge of the land, along with access to all the amenities of a larger city. Nestled in the heart of Meridian the Boise Meridian KOA is a nice place to park your rental RV. With easy access to gas and shopping, this campground puts you in the middle of the action with a swimming pool, WiFi, and even catering.
If you are looking for a place to park your RV outside the city there are plenty of relaxing locations. Boise Riverside RV Park is a great spot right on the Boise River in Boise, 13 minutes away. With WiFi, picnic areas, and even bike rentals this is an excellent home base for your Idaho excursions. Hi Valley RV Park in Garden City 15 minutes away gives you easy access to the beautiful rivers or the mountain valleys of Idaho. Sewer and electric hookups, with WiFi and a community center make it another great place to park your rental RV. Mountain View RV Park and Grapevine RV Resort are two other solid locations outside the city.
Exploring the City
Family fun parks, shopping, race cars, and more make Meridian a great place to enjoy your RV rental; boredom is not a problem. The Village at Meridian is an adventure for any resident or visiting shopaholic. Head to an amusement park or waterpark for an family fun or an amazing adrenaline ride. Speaking of adrenaline, the Meridian Speedway is home to some spectacular speed. For adventure at a different speed, check out the farming lifestyle that helped Meridian grow into what it is today at Linder Farms. Then park your rental RV for a cookout in the park at Settlers Park or Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park. There's so much to see, renting an RV in Meridian is the best way to drink it all in.