Welcome to Northern Kentucky, where right here in Burlington, small-town hospitality and warmth go hand-in-hand with city attractions and amenities. The unique style of the South shines through here, and in the Burlington area, you’ll find a fusion of traditional Southern culture and German immigrant traditions. The home base of fine hand-crafted bourbon, a vibrant and lively culinary scene, and a remarkable amount of fun things to do and beautiful places to see, Burlington has something for everyone. Book an RV in Burlington, KY, today.
Experience the Sites and Scenery
Burlington and nearby Cincinnati offer a wide variety of stunning outdoor activities just a short drive away in your Burlington RV rental. You can go rock climbing at Eden Park, go canoeing or kayaking on the Little Miami River, or even the Ohio River, and ride any of the numerous bicycling trails in and around Devou Park. Take in the views of the green hills and blue skies by exploring this wonderful area.
Just 50 miles due west in your Burlington camper rental, make sure to visit Big Oaks Wildlife Refuge. This 50,000-acre wetland and woodland habitat is a birder’s paradise. There are well-maintained trails, fishing, and hunting spots, as well as picnic areas. Most of the public use is in the 4,000 acres on the northeast corner of the refuge, in and around Old Timbers Lake. There are over 200 species of birds here, and a rich variety of land mammals, so you’ll see plenty of wildlife. Parking is plentiful here for your Burlington motorhome rental.
Just a short drive from Burlington is Cincinnati which offers city and outdoor opportunities to enjoy. A favorite is the Cincinnati Nature Center, just minutes from downtown. This special place offers tranquility among more than 1,500 acres of field, streams, ponds, and forests. There are over 20 miles of award-winning trails, offering a wide variety of experiences for people of all ages and abilities. In the spring, enjoy enchanting wildflower displays. There is plenty of parking for your Burlington rental RV, and a nice visitors center, restrooms, picnic areas, and nearby amenities.
Just across the Ohio River, also in Cincinnati, is the Smale Riverfront Park. Along the area’s historic riverfront, this park’s features include bicycling and walking paths and a portion of the Ohio River Trail. This lovely green space has large shade trees, beautiful flower gardens, shore access to the river, and quiet spaces. There are numerous picnic grounds and facilities like restrooms.
Less than 200 miles to the east near Scottown, Ohio, is a truly special place. Crown City Wildlife Area is 11,000 acres of gorgeous forestland, nestled in and around rolling hills, with ponds, creeks, and pathways. Close to nearby Wayne National Forest and Cooper Hollow Wildlife Areas, this area is a great place for birding and hunting. There are a number of well-maintained state roads that are close by. Just a few hours outside of the crowds of big cities, this is a treasure of a natural space that you can explore readily when you rent an RV.
This part of Northern Kentucky and Southern Ohio offers a wide variety of activities and attractions, including unique museums, classic art, historic spots, and much, much more.
Bring the kids to the Duke Energy Children’s Museum, part of the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal. Consistently ranked high on the list of top children’s museums in the United States, kids are encouraged to climb, explore and learn about themselves and their world through a wide variety of exhibits. There are tons of hands-on fun for children of all ages and abilities, including several designed just for very young children. Kids love the water area, pet hospital, construction areas, and grocery store. There is plenty of parking and a picnic area outside the museum.
Don’t miss the Harriet Beecher Stowe House in downtown Cincinnati. Once the home of the influential anti-slavery author, and writer of the famous novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, you’ll get a glimpse into the family, friends, and history of the Beecher-Stowe family. Learn about abolitionist, women's rights and Underground Railroad movements that all happened around this home and area. These active religious leaders lived in the home for almost 20 years. Tours are available, and there is parking nearby.
Civil War history buffs love the James A. Ramage Civil War Museum. Just 15 miles away near Fort Wright and Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, it is an easy drive in your Burlington RV rental. This unique museum tells the untold story of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky’s unique involvement in the American Civil War. Although no major battles took place here, the residents of the area resisted strong pushes by the Confederate Army, and the museum is set in one of the primary locations of that stronghold, the Battery Hooper. Learn also about the Black Brigade, and the history of Fort Wright.
Where to Park It
You’ll find plenty of places to park your travel trailer rental near Burlington. Do a search in and around the Cincinnati area, and you’ll find a wide variety of private RV parks, most of which offer amenities like laundry facilities, camp stores, swimming pools, and hookups for water, sewer, and electricity.
Within a 10-15 mile radius, you’ll also find several KOA campgrounds and state and regional public campgrounds. In the nearby national forest areas of Daniel Boone National Forest, Mt. Airy National Forest, and Rapid Run Woods National Forest, there is dispersed primitive camping, perfect for smaller rigs, but also some developed campgrounds with restrooms and picnic and grilling facilities. There is also a Walmart located in nearby Florence, Kentucky, where you may be able to stay for a night or two with the Burlington motorhome rental. Just be sure to check in with management prior to your stay.
Between the wonderful big-city offerings that you’ll find in Cincinnati, from international cuisine to fine dining experiences, you’ll also find fast food, fast casual, and many other types of food for every individual taste and preference. German traditions are rich in the area, so there are several Eastern European restaurants, as well as traditional Southern and soul food offerings.
Fresh produce is easily found, especially if you visit one of the many area farmers markets, including Boone County Farmers Market. This unique market is open seven days a week, weather permitting. Throughout the area, it is relatively easy to find gluten-free and vegan/vegetarian options, just ask. You'll find something for everyone in the Burlington/Cincinnati area.
Start planning your Northern Kentucky adventures and book an RV rental in Burlington, Kentucky, today.