On the border of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, the city of Fall River is a welcoming, vibrant city that blends New England charm with a robust attitude. Fall River quickly rose to prominence as one of the U.S.A.’s textile manufacturing towns. As the American industry slowed, so did the textile industry in Fall River. However, that turn of events has not caused this city to slow down. This picturesque New England town perfectly encapsulates modern, small-town America. When you book an RV in Fall River, you will be able to explore this vibrant city as well as the natural beauty of New England that surrounds it.
If you don’t want to drive your Fall River RV rental around the busy city streets, you can hop on the Southeastern Regional Transit Authority bus lines and easily get to where you want to go.
When you book an RV rental in Fall River, you open up a world of wonder. You can feel the history as you travel through New England. Not only that but as you drive through this gorgeous region of the country, you will also be delighted by the natural beauty of the landscape around you. Fall River serves as a perfect home base for exploring southern Massachusetts and New England as a whole.
The Great Outdoors
Just north of Fall River is the Freetown-Fall River State Forest in between Fall River and Taunton. Covering more than 5,000 acres, you can enjoy the 25 miles of hiking trails that snake through the park. If you’re traveling to Massachusetts in the winter, these same 25 miles become cross-country skiing trails. If you’re feeling particularly lucky, you can also try your hand fishing in the rivers and streams that cut across the landscape. Who knows, you may just catch dinner.
About 35 miles to the east of Fall River is Myles Standish State Forest, in Carver, MA. At Myles Standish, you can enjoy swimming or canoeing at College Pond, hiking along the 13 miles of tree-lined trails, or even learning a little bit about the environment and ecosystem around you by sitting in on an educational program. With so much to see and do in Myles Standish, it serves as the perfect day trip away from Fall River.
When you book a motorhome rental in Fall River, you have to make the journey to the Cape Cod National Seashore near Wellfleet. Don’t let the hour and a half drive time deter you, the Cape Cod National Seashore is often considered one of the best beaches in the Northeast. You can choose from six different beaches to explore. Not only that, but while you’re out on the “arm” of the Cape, you can sign up for a whale watching tour, go on a self-guided lighthouse tour, or just explore the local towns and villages.
There are several places to set up camp with the camper rental near Fall River that offer a wide range of amenities. You can zone in on rustic, minimal amenity spots, or maximize your stay with upgrades like swimming pools, full hookups, and on-site activities.
Just over the border on the Rhode Island side, the Meadowlark Recreational Vehicle Park is one of the options. You will have your choice of electric only or full hookups as well as access to fishing areas. Only a mile away from the beach, you can soak up some sun and step away from the world around you.
If you enjoyed your time on the Cape and are looking to do a little more exploring, then consider staying at the Gateway to Cape Cod RV Campground. Not too far from the Bourne Bridge, the Gateway to Cape Cod RV Campground offers sites with full hookups, restroom and shower facilities, laundry facilities, and an on-site store. You can enjoy a wide variety of sports fields and courts as well as an in-ground pool here, too.
Explore the City
When you book a motorhome rental in Fall River, MA, you might want to set aside some time to get to know the area better. There’s a lot to do in this city, so enjoy getting lost around town and seeing what you can discover.
Surely you’ve heard of the infamous Lizzie Borden House. If true crime is an interest of yours, be sure to stop by this house that’s been turned into a museum. The museum offers an interesting look into the life and world of Lizzie Borden and tries to help shed light on the crime.
You can also spend some time at the Battleship Cove, which proudly houses the USS Massachusetts. Battleship Cove is home to more American WWII battleships than anywhere else in the country. You can marvel at these engineering wonders and even take tours of some of the ships.
When you’re spending time in New England, be sure to sit down to a plate of fresh or fried seafood. Whether you prefer fish, oysters, shrimp, or lobster, you will have no difficulty finding what you want while in southern Massachusetts.