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Elkhart, Indiana is a moderately-sized town in the far north of the state, only around 10 miles from the Michigan state line. It is situated around 100 miles east of Chicago, Illinois and 150 miles north of the state's capital, Indianapolis. The city's claim to fame is that, with all the RV factories nearby, it has been given the nickname the "RV Capital of the World."

Museums, art galleries, theaters, and antique shops are all available nearby. There are also several botanical gardens, historical sites, and parks available for your enjoyment. Numerous, locally-owned restaurants are available to try out as well. The area is also known for its large Amish population, and numerous shops that sell their homemade wares can be found throughout the region. Lake Michigan, one of the five Great Lakes, is located only around 50 miles to the west and offers countless water sport activities.


When you book an RV in Elkhart, you will have access to plenty of outdoor activities. One of these, Wellfield Botanic Gardens, is found in town. This volunteer-driven project seeks to focus on the relationship between the land and the water, with half of the garden's acreage consisting of water habitat. Walking paths circumvent 20 different gardens, each with their own theme that changes throughout the seasons.

The Elkhart River, Island Park-Riverwalk is a great way to tour Elkhart. The Riverwalk runs along the Elkhart River which flows through town. It is handicap accessible and provides historical information about the local area. The Riverwalk also provides easy access to the shops and restaurants found nearby.

Bonneville Mill is a local park and museum. It features an old gristmill that has been restored to working condition and is available for touring. The site also offers numerous trails and facilities so it can be enjoyed in both the winter and summer. Various events are held here throughout the year; please call for a current event schedule.


When you rent a motorhome in Elkhart, IN, you will be looking for a place to camp. As many RVs are constructed in the area, it offers plenty of accommodations for RVs.

Elkhart Co./ Middlebury KOA offers pool access, a mini-golf course, cable, WiFi and is pet-friendly. The park is located very near the I-80/90 Toll Road, so locating it should be no trouble. This site is closed during the winter months; please call to arrange reservations.

Eby Pines RV Park and Campground is found around 15 miles to the east, in Bristol, IN. The site offers short and long-term stays, please call regarding the possibility of winter reservations. WiFi, a fishing pond, a game room, and pool access during the summer months, are also available at the park.

Shipshewana Northpark Campground is located around 20 miles to the east, in Shipshewana. The park offers full-hookup sites, WiFi, a game room and even has its own ice cream stand! Please note, the camp is only open April through October.

Being located near one of the main interstates in the area, RV rental near Elkhart is common, so there are also plenty of truck stops, gas stations, and grocery stores available to refresh your supplies and where you may be able to camp overnight. Just get permission first.


There’s plenty to see and do near Elkhart that people of varying ages will find entertaining. The RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum is located here. The museum features examples of RV's from their earlier days, including a covered wagon travel trailer. It also explores the history of the industry. The site is located directly off of the I-80/90 Toll Road, so it is easy to find and makes a perfect rest stop opportunity. Your luxury RV rental in Elkhart, Indiana will offer access to all the attractions found in the local region.

The Ruthmere Mansion is also found downtown. This historical home of an influential, local family dates back to the 1800's. It showcases the furniture, decorations, and technology available to wealthy people during that era. Guided tours are provided, but the museum is mostly staffed by volunteers, so please call for current hours.

This area is located in the middle of Indiana's Amish Country. Several locations are available locally that showcase the artisan culture, trades and home-cooked meals this group is known for. Amish Acres is found around 20 miles to the south, in Nappanee, while the entire town of Shipshewana is dedicated to these delights. There are also museums that discuss this unique culture and carriage rides are available around the area during the warmer months. Please check locally for reservations.

If it’s a quiet getaway in a small town that you've been looking for, consider a camper rental in Elkhart. Enjoy the local restaurants, go fishing on one of the Great Lakes, and learn about Amish culture. Rent an RV in Elkhart, IN and explore this unique, Midwestern state.

RV Rentals in Elkhart, IN

Elkhart, IN is the perfect spot to start your next road trip.

There are many popular rentals in Elkhart. Outdoorsy's Elkhart RV rental marketplace allows renters to choose from rental options from professional RV rental agencies as well as RVs for rent by owner.

RV and Motorhome Rentals Nearby

Nearby to Elkhart are a number of National, State and Local parks. Travelers can easily rent RVs and motorhomes near Starved Rock State Park, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Pinckney Recreation Area, Morgan Monroe State Forest, and Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are RV rentals?

Renting an RV lets you enjoy the flexibility of RV travel without all the costs and maintenance of ownership. With a rental, you can book the perfect rig for any trip just like you would a car or hotel. With Outdoorsy, you rent directly from the RV owner but get the backing of programs like roadside assistance, insurance, and stellar support from real, live people 24/7.

How much are average RV rentals?

On average, you can expect to pay between $75 and $150 per night to rent most small trailers and campervans. Larger trailers and motorhomes could cost $100 to $250 per night. Renting an RV for a longer time can be even more affordable–a week or month-long rental could average out to less than $60 per day.

Are there RV rentals with unlimited mileage?

Yes! Each RV owner can choose whether to offer unlimited miles on their vehicles. You’ll be able to see if unlimited mileage is an option on any listing you check out. If unlimited miles are not available, you’ll be able to see what is included with the base rate and what extra miles will cost.

Are RV rentals pet-friendly?

Many RV owners allow pets in their rentals. Be sure to check the listing to see if it’s an option for the rig you have your eye on. You’ll be able to see if there is an extra deposit or fee for pets before you request a booking.

Do RV rentals offer delivery?

Having an RV delivered to your home or destination is a great way to simplify your trip. Many RV owners offer delivery and setup services, usually for an extra fee or within a certain distance of their location. Each listing shows whether or not delivery is an option.

Are there RV rentals near me?

RV rentals are available all over the country! Whether you want to pick up an RV near home to set out an epic road trip or if you want to have one ready at your destination, you can search by location for any type of rig.

RV rental vs buying?

Renting an RV is an affordable way to get all the benefits of RV travel without the maintenance and overhead of ownership. It’s also a great way to try out the lifestyle and different types of rigs before you take the plunge and buy your own. Already own an RV? Consider renting yours out to bring in some extra income.

How many people can sleep in an RV?

Small travel trailers and campervans can usually sleep 2-4 people comfortably. Mid-size trailers and motorhomes usually sleep 4-8. Bigger rigs often sleep 6-10, some even 12!

Why choose Outdoorsy vs Craigslist or Airbnb?

Security, for one. Outdoorsy helps protect RV owners and renters with excellent support and insurance options, and a secure platform for listings, communication, and payments. There are plenty of other reasons though, like roadside assistance, detailed listings, and a wide variety of RVs to choose from.

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What's around Elkhart, IN

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Local Hiking Trails

Hiking Trail City State
Egypt Valley Trail Ada Michigan
Lake Katherine Trail Palos Heights Illinois
Indiana Dunes State Park Loop Porter Indiana
Maple Lake Willowbrook Illinois
Atwater Loop Trail Kalamazoo Michigan
Fort Custer Recreation Area Charleston Twp Michigan
Cowles Bog Trail Chesterton Indiana
Waterloo-Pinckney Recreation Hiking Trail Waterloo Twp Michigan
Cap Sauers and Swallow Cliff Loop Trail Palos Park Illinois
Palos Orange Trail Willow Springs Illinois

Nearby Campgrounds

Potato Creek State Park

campground North Liberty, IN
Potato Creek State Park is just southwest of South Bend, Indiana and has 30 amp electrical and water hookups. The park is well-maintained and level campsites have paved pads. Sites come in a variety of styles, but most have some trees for shade. The bathrooms are clean and well-maintained. There is a playground and well-marked walking trails. Take some time to explore the hiking trails or get an adrenaline rush on the mountain bike trails. Rent a canoe, rowboat or kayak and go for a paddle on Worster Lake, or spend some time at the pleasant swimming beach. The lake does not allow motor boats, so your peaceful paddle will not be disrupted. The nature center in the park has a wildlife viewing window with 1-way glass so the birds and squirrels don't even know they're being watched. The camp store is stocked with all the camping essentials. Enjoy your evenings sitting around your campfire, and drinking in the quiet atmosphere of this state park.

Elkhart Campground

campground Elkhart, IN
Elkhart Campground in Elkhart, Indiana, has lovely green grass and space for big rigs! Graveled sites are level, have picnic tables, and provide full hook ups. The trees are beautiful, and this campground is quiet, even though it is close to the busy highway. Cool off and relax in the swimming pool after a game of basketball on the court. Drag the kids away from the playground and challenge them to a round of mini-golf or teach them to play horseshoes. There is a large fenced area to take your dog for a run. The facilities are kept clean, and the raised flower beds are pretty. There is a large recreation hall available for rent if you are planning a large gathering. The campground is conveniently located and easy to find. It is outside the city, which is part of what makes it a quiet, pleasant spot, but not so far away you can't reach all the amenities of Elkhart. There are plenty of treed pull-through sites and the wi-fi works well.

Markin Glen County Park

campground Kalamazoo, MI
Previously known as the wolverine state, campers can feel a little safer now when stopping in at one of the RV parks in Michigan as this fearsome creature (or brilliant actor) has moved on to more suitable territory. Those who wish to have a good place to rest while in Michigan will find that Markin Glen County Park in Kalamazoo is the ideal fit. The 38 modern campsites are large and comfortable and provide campers with electric, water, and sewer hookups. Guests will also be able to make use of the modern restrooms and showers on the facility. The campsites include a picnic table and fire ring, and the park sells firewood to ensure those camp stories never have to run out. The park features stunning views of the lake and kids have their very own modern playground. Hiking trails and picnic spots abound in the area, making it the perfect fit for an outdoorsy family.

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