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Situated half-way between Washington D.C. and Allentown, Bowie should be the next destination for travelers who are looking for a combination of rich history, wonderful parks, and, of course, a great time. One of the largest cities in Maryland, it was once a station on the railroad from Baltimore to the southern part of the state. Visitors can witness its development as they take a tour of the numerous historic buildings and mansions around the city. With the Chesapeake Bay to the east, the Patuxent River passing by the city, and the Potomac River to the west, there are countless spots where you can go when you book an RV in Bowie.

With some of the largest urban centers of the country connected to Bowie by public transport, you should definitely spend some time sightseeing. Annapolis, the state capital, is only half an hour's drive away, a city of maritime history and stunning architecture perched on the shores of Chesapeake Bay. Whether you are interested in history, art, or a relaxing atmosphere, pay a visit to Washington D.C. Another city tied to the sea is Baltimore, a lively port teeming with cultural wealth, waiting for travelers to the north.

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The Great Outdoors

Natural variety is one of Maryland’s main features, and you can admire it when you visit some of the numerous state parks in your Bowie RV rental. Patuxent Research Refuge borders the city to the north, a piece of unspoiled nature in the middle of a highly urbanized area. Established by executive order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the first half of the 20th century, its main objective is wildlife research. In addition to hiking, fishing, and wildlife viewing, nature lovers can enter the National Wildlife Visitor Center and learn something about the environment through its interactive exhibits.

In the northeastern corner of Maryland, Elk Neck State Park is full of surprises for all the outdoor enthusiasts who park their motorhome rental from Bowie on one of its sites. From picturesque cliffs showing their white faces to sandy shores great for sunbathing and swimming, you will never get bored in this amazing place. Hugged by the Elk River and the Chesapeake Bay, it sits on a peninsula where you can go hiking and picnicking or leave dry land behind and try canoeing and fishing.

After spending some time by the river and the bay, it’s time to hit the mountains of Western Maryland in your Bowie campervan rental. One of the jewels of the Allegheny Mountains, Rocky Gap State Park is centered on the deep blue Lake Habeeb, surrounded by hemlock forests. Rocky Gap Run is the source of its water, and hikers can take in the wonderful panoramic views of its gorge. Rolling hills covered with lush trees surround the lake, so anglers and boaters can rest their eyes on the lush greenery.

The eastern shore of Maryland has plenty of natural attractions in store for campers coming to visit. Tuckahoe State Park is one of them, only an hour's drive from the city. Take your Bowie RV trailer rental across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, and in about an hour, you can go hiking, biking, and horseback riding on the trails cutting through the park. Lake Tuckahoe is there for canoeing and fishing, and green meadows make for great picnic spots.

RV Parks

Finding a spot to park your RV rental near Bowie is easy, as there are several RV parks and campgrounds in the vicinity.

Washington DC / Capitol KOA in Millersville is close to I-97, welcoming campers with full hookups, a dog park, and propane available on-site. Several parks, restaurants, and shops are minutes away from the campground. There is a shuttle bus that can take you to Washington D.C., and if you follow I-97, you will get to Baltimore.

You can also take your luxury RV rental from Bowie to Adventure Bound Camping Resorts - Washington D.C. It features full hookups, a swimming pool, and a dog park. The Patuxent River flows nearby, and there are numerous parks on its banks great for a day outside. Two gas stations and a restaurant are located close by.

Cherry Hill Park is another option that you can quickly reach, boasting a fishing pond, a grocery store, and two swimming pools. Visitors can have some fun at the arcade or relax in the TV lounge. The park is close to I-495, lined with stores, restaurants, and gas stations.

Exploring the City

With so many unique and exciting attractions, you will stay busy all the time when you opt for a travel trailer rental in Bowie.

If you like finding and exploring out-of-the-ordinary places, pay a visit to the National Capital Radio and Television Museum. You can study its collection dedicated to broadcasting only three days a week, so plan ahead. In the historic Harmel House, it will take you on a journey spanning almost 100 years, from the wireless telegraph and sending the Morse code to the invention and development of television.

For a fun day with friends and family, discover the exciting rides of Six Flags America. This huge theme park will surprise you with interesting sections such as Gotham City or Mardi Gras. From the roller coasters that will make your stomach twirl to Six Flags Hurricane Harbor full of aquatic adventures, excitement awaits around every corner.

The capital city is famous for historical monuments, but there are attractions such as the United States Botanic Garden that should also find a place on your travel itinerary. One of the oldest botanical gardens in the country, it is magnificent both from the outside and the inside. Whether you enter the Orchid House or study the plants only found in the depth of the jungle, you are in for a treat.

Traveling is always a good idea, and one of the Bowie RV rentals by owner is all you need for an unforgettable trip.

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