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Horseshoe Lake Campground

When you book an RV in Madison County, camp at Horseshoe Lake Campground and you can experience the kind of serenity and peace that only nature can provide while remaining close to the exciting cities and attractions in the area. Stay off the grid by the gorgeous Horseshoe Lake and spend some quality time with your family (including pets) or just with yourself. Let the flames and crackling of the campfire spellbind you, and bring out all the local delicacies you’ve picked up and have a quick snack or a relaxing meal at one of the picnic tables. Need to work up an appetite for all the yummy food? No problem, just hit the hiking trails.RV camping at Horseshoe Lake Campground is far from primitive, and you’ll have the opportunity to really recharge those batteries that have been a bit too low for so long. Enjoy the silence and become one with nature. There is potable water and also a dump station on-site, so you’ll have all you need at this great campground near Granite City, Illinois.When getting an RV rental near Horseshoe Lake Campground, you’ll also find yourself near the city of Madison as well as Belleville and Fairmont City, and you’ll be just across the river from beautiful and exciting Saint Louis. What river, you may ask? The Mississippi River, of course. Enjoy the water, go shopping, and experience all the culture you can find in the area, including many historical attractions and sites, especially Native American ones. Once you’ve done all that, it’s time for a relaxing game of golf.



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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

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Find the perfect RV

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

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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.

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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

Other than excellent hiking, you can get a whole lot of outdoor experiences near your motorhome rental at Horseshoe Lake Campground. You’ll be in the middle of Horseshoe Lake State Park and able to enjoy everything that comes with staying by a beautiful lake. There are boats, and you can try your luck and maybe catch a channel catfish, bass, or a carp, and there’s a lot of bird watching to be done as well. Finish the day off with a picnic before heading back to your rental motorhome.If you want to go on a little drive, head north to Lewis and Clark State Memorial Park where there are even more trails, running through a variety of trees and shrubs that are home to wildlife such as deer, squirrels, and rabbits. If you still have birds to check off your list, then this is a great place for that.There’s also a self-guided nature trail, in case you want to know more about the area. Another thing you need to do is take a look at Discovery, a full-size replica of the keelboat used by none other than Lewis and Clark, and there’s also a festival in their honor.You’d better not be tired of water, because the next destination also has a lake. At Eldon Hazlet State Park near Carlyle, you can use one of the boat ramps and have a relaxing time while looking out over the beautiful surroundings, and there’s also sailing on the menu here. Have a picnic or clean the fish that you’ve hopefully caught by ramps, and walk around the wildflowers while keeping an eye open for wildlife. There’s also a public swimming pool, and you can go geocaching at this scenic lakeside park.

Exploring the Area

There are many great things to do for anyone getting an RV rental in Granite City, like watching a race at World Wide Technology Raceway. The noise from thousands of horsepowers will blow you away, even if you don’t know too much about cars. If you’re interested in another type of horsepower, you can go visit Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, which consists of the remains of one of the most sophisticated prehistoric civilizations north of Mexico. Wonder at the sweeping hills and try to imagine a city that, at the time, was larger than London.Cross both the state border and the river to get to Saint Louis where you’ll have even more exciting things to choose from. Take a look at both contemporary and historical art, visit the amazing zoo, or learn about the past in the City Museum. You can also wander along the streets and admire the unique architecture, before having a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants in town.So what are you waiting for? Time to hop aboard the Granite City motorhome rental and get ready for your next great adventure.


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All towables

Trailer

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.

Fifth-Wheel

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.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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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.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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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.


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How does check-in work?

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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.