Fort Massac Campground

Some places are just a little bit better for RV camping than others, and southern Illinois definitely feels at home in that category. Spend some time camping at Fort Massac Campground, and you can appreciate all this scenic place has to offer. Being situated in a state park, this Metropolis campground is all about nature and the outdoors. Go fishing or boating (or get a little wild and do both), hike on one of the lovely trails, or spend some time by open flames - choose between a fire ring and a grill - the food will be delicious either way. There’s also a playground on-site, and a casino nearby. It can’t all be about nature.For your RV rental, you can plug into electrical hookups with 30/50 amp service. There’s also a dump station should you have to empty the RV tank, and big rigs are welcome. So are kids and pets, making this RV park ideal for bringing the whole family, pup and all. If you’d happen to need something for your motorhome rental near Fort Massac Campground, you can find places for RV maintenance nearby. This is such a serene and calm place; search for an RV in Massac County right now so you won’t miss out.Other than the charming city of Metropolis, famous for its fascination with Superman, you’ll be close to both Vienna and Paducah when you rent a camper near Fort Massac Campground. You’ll also be near no less than five states, not including Illinois. The campground is located by the Ohio River which doubles as a border to Kentucky, and you can easily drive to places such as Bowling Green or Nashville. Unless you’re too busy playing golf and trying the local wines, that is.

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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


Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.


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.


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

Leave your RV at Fort Massac Campground and go enjoy the state park with the same name. It’s ideal for hiking, fishing, and picnicking, and you’ll have the most amazing views of the Ohio River. Get really relaxed or play some disc golf before checking out the history of the park at the visitor center where you can learn fascinating facts about the area. If you’re around in October, you can’t miss the annual Fort Massac Encampment Festival.Just because you happen to park your RV rental at Fort Massac every night doesn’t mean that you can’t experience and enjoy other recreation areas - the more, the merrier. Head to Shawnee National Forest for some historic sites, scenic drives, and excellent hiking. Go climbing, explore the dunes, or try to spot the wildlife that’s hiding just out of sight. You can also walk and learn more about the Trail of Tears, where you’ll literally be walking on history. There are also springs, natural bridges, and viewpoints here.Now it’s time to cross a state line or two; it’s the only way to get to Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. And it's worth the trip: other than the two lakes and all their water activities, you’ll find the Elk & Bison Prairie, a homeplace from an 1850's farm, and a planetarium, among many other things. Look up what natural happenings will take place during your visit, such as bald eagles courting or lizard eggs hatching, and make sure to bring your binoculars so you can spot all the fantastic wildlife in this Kentucky and Tennessee area.

Exploring the Area

Cross the river with your rental RV and take a look at what the beautiful, fun, and interesting city of Paducah has to offer. If you don’t like quilting, you might as well skip to the next part, because nothing is bigger or more prevalent in Paducah than stitching those bits of fabric together. Shop for your own materials, or visit the National Quilt Museum, where you can also take part in workshops and perfect your own quilting skills.There are many more things to do in Paducah, especially for the history buff. Check out the Paducah Railroad Museum or the Historic Riverfront, and once you’ve had your fair share of history, choose between fantastic shopping (you need to take a look at the antiques) and excellent performing and visual arts. Once you’ve spent all your vacation money and the stage is cleared, go try a craft beer or some local wine before enjoying some local barbecue flavors.This and so, so much more will all be at your motorhome doorstep when you decide to book a rental RV in Metropolis, Illinois. It’s a truly diverse and magical place - don’t miss out!

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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.


Questions about RVs?


What type of RV should I choose?


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.


Do the RVs have bathrooms?


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.


How does check-in work?


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.