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With a small population in the great state of Michigan, Gaylord is an excellent place to get away from it all while still having the comforts of society to fall back on.

Book an RV in Gaylord, and you will be thrilled with the number of nearby attractions to explore. There are plenty of beautiful lakes and natural areas to visit, or you can go big and head to Northport right on Lake Michigan. You can also reach the Canadian border in about an hour’s drive or keep it local with a day trip to the scenic city of Saginaw.

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The Great Outdoors

You‘ll have the pick of the litter when it comes to natural sites when you book a camper rental in Gaylord, MI. The city is located in the midst of one of the most beautiful areas in the nation. From the forests to the lakes, outdoor enthusiasts will love it here.

At Gaylord’s City Elk Park, you will be able to view elk from your vehicle. At this large nature park, you can also find a walking trail which leads into Aspen Park, another pleasant spot to appreciate the view. You might get lucky and catch the sight of an elk as you hike the trails here, but a collection of paved and unpaved trails keeps the scenery delightful regardless.

If you are tired of charming nature locations and are looking for something epic, you can take the RV rental from Gaylord to Atlanta State Forest Area. With over 280,000 acres to cover, here you can spot a Kirtland's warbler, among other wildlife species. This vast natural area covers multiple state forest lands with an assortment of environments ranging from lowland coniferous trees to highland deciduous and everything in between. Finding a spot to camp is easy here, and the lakes also open up many opportunities for water recreation like canoeing, fishing, and swimming.

Equally impressive is the Gaylord State Forest Area, which features numerous trails. Hikers of all abilities will find something here, with varying terrain and plenty of sights to see too. On the northwestern edge of town, the Five Lakes Natural Area gives you short, communal trails, while spots like the Jordan Valley Pathway offer over 18 miles to trek alongside trout streams and cedar banks.

RV Parks

There are quite a few places to park the luxury RV rental near Gaylord, Michigan. Whispering Pines RV Resort and Campground is in Mancelona just about a mile away from the conveniences of the city. There you will find restrooms and shower facilities, a dump station, a swimming pool, and sites with full hookups, along with many recreation options.

Benjamin’s Beaver Creek Resort can be found right in Gaylord on the western side of Otsego Lake. Right down the street from the county park, this area has a 300-foot water slide, a heated indoor pool, and many more premium features.

Gaylord KOA is another spot to consider, located in Gaylord just a couple of miles from Interstate 75. Not far from the interesting shops of Alpine Village, this location has Wi-Fi, cable TV, a swimming pond, bike rentals, and is pet-friendly.

There’s also Headwaters Camping & Cabins located in Frederic near Big Bradford Lake. You can take advantage of amenities that include full hookups, fire pits and picnic tables, restrooms, and shower facilities. Guests can enjoy shuffleboard, horseshoes, and the private beach too. The 228-acre lake is great for fishing and is home to rainbow trout, sunfish, and the often-elusive northern pike.

Explore the City

When you rent an RV in Gaylord, you'll find plenty to keep you entertained. You can spend some time on the links at one of the many golf courses in the area. Animal lovers will appreciate a visit to Call of the Wild Museum. Creatures from across the continent are represented here, and there is a gift shop on the grounds featuring a variety of regionally made products and unique souvenirs.

For some peaceful produce picking, head to the local blueberry farm, where you can fill your own bucket of delicious blueberries. Then you can appreciate the local art of the area with a stop by Gaylord Area Council for the Arts. Shoppers and historians alike should find their way to the Historic Gaslight District and peruse the many shops and restaurants.

Explore the northern region of Michigan's Lower Peninsula when you book an RV trailer rental in Gaylord. You can fill your days with nature hikes, water recreation, and visits to the interesting attractions surrounding this small Michigan city.

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