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When you rent an RV and travel north through the captivating state of Michigan, the Elkwood Campground is a great camping destination. Between several state forests, forested areas, and even state parks, the Elkwood Campground offers visitors easy access to much of northern Michigan’s natural beauty and outdoor recreational activities. Campsites at Elkwood Campground are available with full hookups or water/electric hookups, so you'll find the perfect set up for your Wolverine motorhome rental.When you return to the RV campground after a day of exploring, you can clean up using the showers on-site. You can also prepare your clothes for the next day at the laundry facilities, which are conveniently located within the shower house. If you need any supplies, stop by the camp store; it has a lot of the basics, such as bug spray, soap, snacks, and even a movie rental station.There are several ways to pass the time while you're camping at Elkwood Campground. Go for a quick swim in the massive swimming pool, a great way to beat the summer heat. You can also let the kids loose on the playground while you get dinner ready over the campfire. There's lots to enjoy while Elkwood Campground camping.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Just across the highway from Elkwood is the Gaylord State Forest Area in Wolverine. This relatively rustic and undisturbed forested area is a great place to experience northern Michigan is all its beauty. With several trailheads perfect for hiking or snowshoeing in the winter, you are bound to feel reconnected to the natural world around you. If you’re quiet, you’ll likely see some Michigan wildlife. So, keep an eye out for turkey, deer, or if you’re lucky, an elk.At just over 9,500 acres, Hartwick Pines State Park in Grayling is one of the largest state parks in Michigan. Here, you can explore the forest thanks to the expansive network of trails. You can see the four lakes, visits the Hartwick Pines Logging Museum, or even go walking through the 50-acre old-growth white pine forest. If you feel like seeing the forest from a different perspective, you can rent a kayak at Bright Lake or Glory Lake and paddle along the waterways of this expansive park. Additionally, both Bright Lake and Glory Lake have fishing piers where you can test your luck and try to catch some local trout or bass.Along the shores of Lake Huron is Cheboygan State Park in Cheboygan. Head out on one of the lakeshore trails and delight in the stunning views of Lake Huron. If you’re traveling in the spring or summer, you can experience something more unique. Travel the trails that are just slightly inland of the lake, and you will get to see some of Michigan’s most rare wildflowers. Those traveling during the warmer months can also enjoy the crisp and clear waters of Lake Huron. Whether you just want to soak in the sun on the sandy beaches or go for a swim in one of the Great Lakes, relaxing to the sounds of the waves at Lake Huron makes for a truly memorable experience.

Explore the City

Those wanting to learn more about the wildlife of North America can visit the Call of the Wild Museum. Taxidermy animals are set in recreated habitats in this expansive museum. After you learn about some of North America’s most unique wildlife, you can head to the park next door for some miniature golf and go-karts.Those looking to indulge their creative side can head to the Crooked Tree Arts Center in nearby Petosky. You can sign up for a dance class, a painting class, or even a cooking class for a fun-filled evening. Crooked Tree is home to four art galleries, so if you don’t want to commit to a class, you can still immerse yourself in some creative expression.Thanks to the sprawling amount of land in this region of Michigan, there are numerous wineries. You can enjoy a tour, wine tastings, and pick up a bottle of your new favorite wine.When you camp at Elkwood Campground, you can easily reach a couple of grocery stores along I-75. However, there are more options in the nearby towns of Gaylord and Petosky. Several gas stations are around the area of Elkwood too.Michigan is the country’s leading producer of tart cherries. Or better known as the cherries that make cherry pie taste oh so good. So when you book an RV in Cheboygan County, make sure to sit down to a slice of fresh cherry pie and enjoy the flavors of Michigan.


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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.