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Located in the Black Hawk County in northeast Iowa, Cedar Falls is a popular weekend destination for a relaxing RV vacation. Located right on US Highway 20 and Iowa Highways 57 and 58, the city is not very far from its neighboring cities of Waterloo and La Porte City. Consider a quick stop in both these cities with your Cedar Falls RV rental.

Originally named Sturgis Falls after the city’s founder, William Sturgis, the city was rechristened when it merged with the neighboring Cedar City to the other side of the Cedar River, thus being named Cedar Falls.

Today, Cedar Falls offers travelers a great deal to do, be it any season of the year. From its historic downtown area to the its numerous trails and state parks, great shopping and food options, and of course, Cedar River, you’ll be spoilt when you drive your camper rental from Cedar Falls to the area.

The Great Outdoors

A great way to spend time once you book a travel trailer rental in Cedar Falls is to explore the city’s stunning outdoors. The city, and the area offers a vast amount of activities for all outdoor enthusiasts.

Cedar Valley Trails consists of over 100 miles of a pristine trail network that’s open throughout the year for walking, hiking, biking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. There are six different trails to try out, including a new water trail. Drive in your luxury motorhome to a starting point, and enjoy the scenic surroundings that include lakes, open vistas, and forested banks. There are numerous kiosks and panels throughout the trail system that highlight the area’s natural and human history.

Drive out to the Seed Savers Exchange and Heritage Farm to the north of Decorah in your motorhome rental and spend a day in the midst of miles of hiking trails, gardens and historic orchards. Stop by the Lillian Goldman Visitors Center to get an idea of the location and how to go about navigating the area. Wander through apple orchards, poultry farms, walking trails, and display gardens. You can even pick up gardening supplies at the gift shop.

To experience the three distinct habitats of Cedar Falls made up of wetlands, forest and prairie, take a ride in your Cedar Falls travel trailer rental to the Hartman Reserve Nature Center. Home to a number of paved, unpaved and water trails all leading to the Cedar River, this makes for an interesting visit, especially if you want to find out about preservation and hands-on experiences like collecting sap for maple syrup.

RV Parks

Cedar Falls and its surrounding areas are home to quite a few RV parks that you are able to enjoy during your outdoor RV recreation adventure. Big Woods Lake Campground offers the best of both worlds, such as facilities in the midst of scenic natural surroundings. The grounds offer a number of full hookup sites for RVs, electricity, water, picnic tables, fire rings, and sewers. Close by; there are options for non-modern camping sites as well. The best part of the campground is that it overlooks the Big Wood Lake.

Drive your rented RV to Deerwood Campground and Park in neighboring Evansdale as you camp out for a few days. The site offers over 100 spaces, fire rings, showers and restroom facilities, with recreational activities available including swimming, hiking, snow sports (winter only), and fishing at nearby Cedar River.

Another option for camping with your trailer rental is Hickory Hills Park in La Porte City, about 22 miles from Cedar Falls. This site comes equipped with full hookups, side by side hookups, big rig sites, back-ins, laundry, restrooms, and showers; with Casey Lake nearby. There are options for swimming and fishing too.

Explore the City

When you rent a travel trailer rental in Cedar Falls, you will have an option to explore the historic downtown area of the city. The area offers a glimpse into buildings dating back to the 18th century and featuring Colonial Revival, Neo-Classical Revival, and Italian Renaissance architecture, among others. The city is a great spot if you enjoy checking out architecture. Downtown Cedar Falls is filled with antique shops, pubs and unique restaurants. When you are in town, try and catch a live show by local artists.

Cedar Falls is home to a few art galleries and centers that you can check out with your RV rental. The Hearst Center for Arts has galleries, classrooms, and a gift shop. Another popular attraction is the Hearst Sculpture Garden that sits under a canopy of trees.

Consider a visit to the Ice House Museum on Center Street. This unique museum tells the interesting story of how the Cedar River helped shape business, life, and culture in the area. The museum’s collections on ice harvesting archives and artifacts are interesting to go through.

If it's a charming Iowa town offering a great outdoors adventure, consider a motorhome rental in Cedar Falls. Watch a sunset, hang out by the river, and enjoy the scenery. Rent an RV in Cedar Falls, IA and set off on an adventure of the Hawkeye State.

RV Rentals in Cedar Falls, IA

Cedar Falls, IA is the perfect spot to start your next road trip.

There are many popular rentals in Cedar Falls. Outdoorsy's Cedar Falls 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 Cedar Falls, IA


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Popular Nearby Trails

Hiking Trail Location
Katoski GreenBelt Waterloo, IA
GreenBelt Lake Loop Waterloo, IA
Robertson Bird Sanctuary Waterloo, IA
Boy Scout Camp Ingawanis, Janesville, Iowa Janesville, IA
Cedar Bend Park & Trail Systems, Waverly Iowa. Waverly, IA
Rolling Prairie Trail via Heery Woods State Park Clarksville, IA
Wildcat Cave Trail Eldora, IA
Prarie Path Trail Marshalltown, IA
Fossil and Prairie Park Trail Rockford, IA
Backbone Trail Backbone State Park, IA

Popular Nearby Campgrounds

Campground Location
Waterloo / Lost Island Waterpark KOA Black Hawk County, IA
Riverview Park Campground Marshall County, IA
Beeds Lake Campground Franklin County, IA
Backbone Campground Delaware County, IA
Clear Lake Campground Cerro Gordo County, IA
Newton KOA Jasper County, IA
Wapsipinicon Campground Jones County, IA
Union Grove Campground Tama County, IA
Lake Macbride Campground Johnson County, IA
Lake Louise Campground Mower County, MN

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Recommendations for Cedar Falls, IA from Outdoorsy Owners


Dollar General

Maybe you forgot something or maybe you need more of something. This Dollar General is close by for all you needs.

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Casey's General Store

Craving a pizza? Then get ready for some of the best pizza around! Or maybe you need gas or other snakes then Casey's on Center Street is the place to go!

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Big Woods Lake Campground

At Big Woods you'll find some excellent fishing on this 86 acre lake! If you like kayaking you'll love Big Woods! Using the Cedar Valley Trail System, you'll have easy access to downtown Cedar Falls.

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Black Hawk Park

Nice quite county campground located on the Cedar River. Black Hawk offers access to boating, fishing and a shooting rage that is well kept. Black Hawk offers 21-full hookup sites and 176 elect sites.

Mar 24, 2019