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This city is on the smaller side and is found in the far northern portion of the state, only around 10 miles from the border with Michigan. The nearest larger city is South Bend, a short, five miles to the west. That city may sound familiar to you as it is the home of the University of Notre Dame. Around 150 miles to the south of town you'll find Indianapolis, the state's capital, while Chicago, IL is around 100 miles to the west.

The South Shore commuter train provides easy access to Chicago. With several stations available in the local area, a day-trip to the city is made easy. You can sit back and relax, while you watch others fight the big city traffic, from the windows of your train!

Historical sites, museums, art galleries, a mall, theaters, and even a zoo are available locally. Lake Michigan, one of the Great Lakes, is found less than 40 miles to the west of Mishawaka, and it provides numerous recreational opportunities. There are also several parks in the local area, all providing walking paths, playgrounds for children and picnicking opportunities, among others.


When you book an RV in Mishawaka, you will have access to several unique sites, including Potawatomi Zoo. Named after the American Indian tribe that first helped to settle this area, this small zoo features animals from around the world. A petting zoo is also available where children can get up close with some of the animals, and even feed them!

Indiana Dunes National Park is located on the shores of Lake Michigan. This site features a natural phenomenon, sand dunes! The soft sand hills offer a panoramic view of the lake from above, and on very clear days, the city of Chicago can be spotted in the distance. The site is open year-round and offers beach access to the lake as well.

The St. Joseph Lighthouses are found in nearby St. Joseph, Michigan. The two lighthouses guard the southwestern shores of Lake Michigan. A pier is also available for fishing and walking. These lighthouses get national acclaim during the winter months as they are known for the ice that encases them. The ice is caused by the lake waves being blow over and around the lighthouses by strong, winter winds.


When you rent a motorhome in Mishawaka, IN, you will be looking for a campground. As this area is a college town that draws many out-of-town fans, it is used to meeting the needs of visitors.

South Bend/Elkhart KOA offers full-hookups for your RV, cable, and WiFi. It even features a petting zoo! Bathrooms and showers are also available, and the site is pet-friendly. Please call for information regarding long-term or winter-season stays.

Lakeside RV Resort is located around 25 miles to the west, in New Carlisle, IN. The site is situated just off the I-80/90 toll road, so it shouldn't be hard to find. It features lake and beach access, as well as showers, a bathhouse, and the camp is pet-friendly. The sites also offers full-hookups campsites, some of which are lakeside.

For a quick and easy stop, there are several Walmarts available around the local area. There are also a couple of large truck stops that offer showers within 20 miles of town. Overnight camping may be allowed at any of these locations, just get permission from a manager or owner. Being located near the I-80/90 toll road, RV rental near Mishawaka is common, so services should never be far away.


There's plenty of activities to enjoy near Mishawaka. The Riverwalk Trail is one of these. It meanders through town as it parallel's the St. Joseph River. The trail is open for walking and biking, and also provides fishing access on the river. The trail also offers easy access to numerous shops and restaurants found throughout the local area, not to mention views of the town's historical architecture. Your luxury RV rental in Mishawaka, Indiana provides you with opportunities to explore around the local region.

Studebaker National Museum features the history of the car company from its founding in the 1850's. It started as a wagon manufacturer and ended with the final car it produced in the 1960's. Various vehicles built at the plant are featured, as well as the history of the local area. The family's mansion is also available for touring in town, as it features a fine-dining restaurant.

The University of Notre Dame can also be toured. The fine architecture of the buildings can be enjoyed, as well as the campus' park-like atmosphere. The campus features renowned sites such as the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, where Catholic Mass is held on campus. The Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes, also found on campus, is an outdoor amphitheater where religious services are held. Both of these are available for touring by the public when events and services are not currently occurring.

You should consider a camper rental in Mishawaka; you may be surprised by what you find in small-town Indiana. Enjoy the local restaurants, take a walk along the river and tour a historic site. Rent an RV in Mishawaka, IN and explore the Hoosier state!

RV Rentals in Mishawaka, IN

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

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

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 Mishawaka, IN

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Popular Nearby Trails

Hiking Trail Location
Rum Village Pathway South Bend, IN
Cobus Prairie Loop Trail Granger, IN
Cobus Creek Outer Loop Trail Granger, IN
Madeline Bertrand: Green Trail Niles, MI
Boot Lake Trail Elkhart, IN
Potato Creek Trail 3 Potato Creek State Park, IN
Fernwoods Botanical Gardens Loop Buchanan, MI
Indiana Amish Heartland: Nappanee to Goshen Nappanee, IN
Pipewort Pond Trail Bristol, IN
Mud Lake Bog Niles, MI

Popular Nearby Campgrounds

Campground Location
South Bend / Elkhart North KOA St. Joseph County, IN
Elkhart Campground Elkhart County, IN
Potato Creek Campground St. Joseph County, IN
Elkhart County Fairgrounds Campground Elkhart County, IN
Shamrock Park Campground Berrien County, MI
Elkhart Co. / Middlebury KOA Elkhart County, IN
Warren Dunes Campground Berrien County, MI
Rutherford Mountain Campground Rutherford County, NC
Green Valley Campground St. Joseph County, MI
Coloma / St. Joseph KOA Berrien County, MI

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