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Elkhart Co. / Middlebury KOA

Elkhart Co./Middlebury KOA is located in the beautiful Indiana countryside, perfect for an RV camping getaway. It's located just a short drive away from the cities of South Bend and Elkhart but feels a world away with beautiful open fields and charming ponds. Elkhart is also the center of the RV industry, so you'll feel very welcome and at home renting an RV here. The KOA even hosts RV clubs and events, as well as motorcycle clubs and military clubs. This campground is also located a two-hour drive from Chicago and a three-hour drive from Detroit, making it an easy stop for anyone on their way to either city.When RV camping at Elkhart Co./Middlebury KOA, you'll have access to plenty of amenities that will make your stay more comfortable. You'll have access to 50 amp power, as well as cable TV and Wi-Fi. There is a Kamping Kitchen on-site where you can cook your own meals, and propane and firewood are available for purchase. For entertainment, there is a pool on-site that is open during the summer, as well as a fishing area and volleyball court. You can play mini-golf or rent bikes here too. There is also a shuttle service to take Middlebury campers to some of the local attractions. This KOA is pet-friendly and has a dog park on-site. The campground is also family-friendly, and hosts planned activities throughout the year.


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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.

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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

With so many lakes and ponds in the area, fishing is a very popular activity in Elkhart and Middlebury. There is even fishing available on-site at the KOA, so you don't have to leave your campground if you don't want to. There are many places to fish throughout Elkhart County, and you can opt to rent a boat or just fish from the shore. Martin's Landing is a popular fishing pier on the St. Joseph's River near downtown Elkhart, and it's worth visiting when you book an RV in Elkhart County. There is also excellent fishing at many state parks in the area. Chain O' Lakes State Park is a short drive south of the campground and has several small lakes to fish in.For a pretty and relaxing day outside, visit Ox Bow Park, which is located along the Elkhart River. This park has several charming nature trails where you can go for a stroll. They also have disc golf and areas where you can play other sports too. It's an excellent place to come and have a picnic, go for a walk, or just enjoy the outdoors. It's also very dog-friendly, so it's a great place to come with pets while you're camping in an RV.The Ferrettie/Baugo Creek County Park is another popular park in the area where you can enjoy spending time outside. This park has a creek with a boat ramp if you would like to get out on the water. They are also known for their disc golf course, which is very popular among area residents. There are plenty of hiking trails to take you through the park as well as a picnic area. It's a great park for families as the walking trails aren't too difficult and there's plenty of room to run around.

Exploring The Area

There's plenty to do in Elkhart County, so you definitely won't be bored when you rent a camper near Elkhart Co./Middlebury KOA. The Middlebury area is known for its Amish community, and the KOA hosts a tour of the area where you can visit shops selling handmade Amish quilts, home goods, and much more. If you want to learn more about Amish culture, you can visit Menno-Hof, which is located in nearby Shipshewana and has exhibits that will teach you about the Amish lifestyle. The Amish Acres Historic Farm is another charming part of local Amish culture and hosts wagon rides, shopping, shows, and more. This area is also very popular for antiquing, and there are several charming antique malls in Middlebury and the surrounding area, which make for a great place to pick up new items for your home.In Elkhart, there are plenty of exciting cultural activities and fun things to do. The Wellington Botanical Gardens is full of lush flowers and plants and also hosts holiday light displays in the winter. The Midwest Museum of American Art is located here and is home to many Norman Rockwell pieces. The Ruthmere Museum is a historic mansion that hosts tours, and the National New York Central Railroad Museum celebrates the railroad industry in America. As home to the RV Industry, the RV/MH Hall of Fame is located in Elkhart and is a must for any RV buffs.While RV camping at the KOA, you'll be relatively secluded, but there are plenty of essentials within a short drive. There is a gas station right next to the campground, so you won't have to go far to fuel up. There are Amish grocery stores in Shipshewana, and plenty of larger supermarkets in Elkhart. If you want to go out to eat, there are plenty of restaurants serving a variety of cuisines in Elkhart and in Goshen, which is a short drive southwest of the KOA.


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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.