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Weston Bend State Park is an important nature preserve, but not just because of its inherent beauty. The area is historically significant and was once the center of a tobacco and hemp industry that put the city of Weston on the map. Unfortunately, the damage caused by the Civil War, a series of town fires, and the shifting of the Missouri River away from the Weston port caused a decline in the city's fortune. Today, tobacco still plays a vital role in the local economy; when you visit the park, you'll see several old barns and an interpretive display that are symbolic of the area's past.

The terrain within the park varies between high ridges and stands of cottonwood, sycamore, and maple trees. The rich soil, due in part to the presence of the Missouri River, helps to create a vibrant natural setting that includes undergrowth and other plants. From one of the scenic overlooks, you can see over and past the Missouri River into the state of Kansas on the other side. You can also see Fort Leavenworth and the bottomland forest that surrounds it, and a panoramic view of the river itself, one of the best views of the river in the state.

Getting Outdoors

Book a motorhome rental near Weston Bend State Park, and you'll be in an ideal setting for bird watching, primarily due to its proximity to the Missouri River. The river is part of a fly zone used by migratory birds in the spring and fall, making the park a perfect setting to rest in before moving on. Renting an RV near Weston will provide you with an opportunity to see these birds in flight. There are also local species of birds that reside and nest in the park, allowing you to engage in bird watching at any time of the year. The park has numerous trails that you can go hiking on; one of the trails cuts through the forest and occasionally follows along the park ridges, providing magnificent views.

Another trail is paved and is designated for hiking and cycling; it follows a creek through the woods and occasionally rises up and over the ridge areas. Along with the overlooks, one of which is ADA accessible, there are picnic areas where you can stop and enjoy a meal amid the splendor of the park. The picnic areas are secluded, offering you a quiet and serene setting that is perfect for families. If you are planning a larger family event (or any large event), there are open shelters that can be reserved.

Photographers will have a field day here, enjoying the opportunities afforded by the rich landscape, the wide-open views, and the presence of wildlife that may occasionally appear. The park is open year-round, and the four distinct seasons give the park a variable appearance and personality whenever you are here.

Camping at Weston Bend State Park

RV camping at Weston Bend State Park is available year-round, although some amenities may not be available in the off-season (which is approximately early November to mid-April). There are basic sites and sites that have electric hookups; a dump station is available if you need to empty your RV tanks, and there is potable water located at spots within the campground. Some of the water spigots are frost-free and can be used in the offseason.

Another option is motorhome camping at Covenant Cove, an RV park located just north on Bean Lake. All of the campsites here have full hookups, and you can rent them by the day, week, or month. The campground has a bathhouse and laundry facilities, as well as a playground for younger kids. There are cable TV channels you can enjoy and WiFi you can use to touch base with family and friends back home. If you need a larger space to do some cooking, there is a community kitchen on-site.

Exploring the Area

Dearborn is a small and charming community that can be used as a quiet retreat or a stepping stone to nearby Kansas City; imagine having access to Kansas City and its attractions while still enjoying small-town hospitality. Dearborn has an equine facility that can accommodate both novice and experienced riders, or you can head into Kansas City to enjoy the shopping and nightlife. It also has a handful of restaurants where you can grab a quick meal and several more options only a short distance away.

Platte City is a small city with shopping facilities that include a city market with flower stands, a flea market, food stands, and much more. There is a mall for those who want to do more upscale shopping and several museums for those who would rather satisfy their curiosity. If you camp in a motorhome near Platte City, you can enjoy the city at your leisure, which is what RV camping vacations are all about.

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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