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Lawrence, Kansas, is a college town in northeastern Kansas that sits between Topeka and Kansas City on I-70. Lawrence has a rich history as a center for abolitionist resistance in Kansas prior to the Civil War, and it is now home to the University of Kansas. It's also situated near some of the most recreation-friendly lakes in Kansas, and it's just a short drive away from the scenic Flint Hills.

When you book an RV in Lawrence you can get the most out of what this lively college town has to offer. You can spend your days on the water at Clinton Lake, or you can hike through the Konza Prairie. Then, you can head into town for dinner, drinks, and live music. When you rent an RV in Lawrence, you'll be able to explore the lakes of northeastern Kansas from a small, yet vibrant, city.

The Great Outdoors

After you book an RV rental in Lawrence, you should start to plan your adventures through the lakes and prairies of Kansas. Lawrence is best-known for its proximity to two major Kansas lakes - Clinton Lake and Perry Lake. Clinton Lake is just outside of the city, and it's surrounded by four different parks managed by the county and the state. Clinton Lake State Park offers over 25 miles of trails, a boat launch, fishing areas, and even disc golf courses just minutes from the city. The other parks - Woodridge, Bloomington, and Rock Haven - also have access to hiking trails and swimming beaches.

Perry Lake is also just a short drive from Lawrence in Ozawkie. Perry Lake State Park offers visitors a wide range of activities to choose from on and off the water. The park's 20 miles of hiking trails run through dense forests and marshlands and along the scenic lakeshore, and on the lake, visitors can fish, boat, swim, and canoe. Additionally, like Clinton, there are a number of outlet parks along the lake's shore that offer a variety of trails through some of the most scenic areas of the lake.

If you'd like a break from the water, make the drive to Manhattan to visit the Konza Prairie Biological Station. This natural preserve features some of the last untouched tallgrass prairies in the nation, and visitors can hike along trails throughout the preserve to observe native wildlife. You can even observe native bison here. When you rent a motorhome in Lawrence, you'll easily be able to explore all of the natural beauty of Kansas.

RV Parks

After you find a camper rental in Lawrence, you'll be able to choose from a handful of RV parks surrounding the city. If you'd like to stay as close to Lawrence as possible, check out the Lawrence/Kansas City West KOA or the many RV campgrounds surrounding Clinton Lake. The Lawrence/Kansas City West KOA offers full hookups, a pool, Wi-Fi, and even a dog park. The RV campgrounds at Clinton Lake will take you a bit closer to nature. Clinton Lake State Park has over 300 RV-friendly sites available, and 200 of them offer electrical and water hookups. It also has basic amenities like a dump station, laundry facilities, and modern bathrooms. The Bloomington East area also offers RV-accessible campgrounds, but hookups are limited and facilities like showers are only located in the day use area.

You can also choose to camp just outside of the city near Perry Lake. Perry State Park offers over RV sites with water and electrical hookups with basic amenities like restrooms, showers, and a dump station. If you want more amenities, however, head to the Deer Creek Valley RV Park on the outskirts of Topeka, which has amenities like full hookups, Wi-Fi, and a heated pool.

If you'd prefer to stay closer to Kansas City, check out Cottonwood Camping. This full-service RV park is conveniently located off of I-70 and has amenities that include restrooms, showers, and laundry, and it is located next to major attractions like casinos and the Kansas Speedway. When you rent an RV in Lawrence, KS, you'll easily find a great home base where you can relax after exploring the area.

Exploring the City

Lawrence is a small but lively college town, so you'll find plenty to do in the city. Lawrence has a small, vibrant downtown located in the center of the city near the Kansas River that has plenty of historical sites, local shops, and great restaurants. History buffs can head to the visitor's center across the river to map out a tour of the Civil War-era historical sites around the city, including buildings involved in the Underground Railroad. The Watkins Museum of History also offers a glimpse into the area's history, and the University of Kansas's Natural History Museum contains fascinating exhibits on the natural history of Kansas.

Lawrence is also home to a lively restaurant and nightlife scene. Despite its small size, Downtown Lawrence is bursting with local eateries that serve cuisines from New American to Sushi, and it even hosts craft bars and breweries. There's also no shortage of live music venues downtown with three venues that frequently book national acts as well as numerous bars that host local talent. Although it's a fairly small city, Lawrence's charming, college-town vibe will surely make your Lawrence camper rental vacation memorable.

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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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