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Silver Lake Resort and Campground

Silver Lake Resort and Campground is located just outside of Silver Lake State Park in Michigan. It's also just a short drive from the shores of Lake Michigan, which separates the state's upper and lower peninsulas. This campground has a high-end feel with many of the amenities you would expect from a hotel. It is an hour's drive from the city of Grand Rapids.The campsites at Silver Lake Resort and Campground have the option for water, sewer, and electric hookups, with 20/30/50 amp connections. There is WiFi throughout the resort to help you stay connected. The campground has large bathhouses with well-maintained private showers, and there are laundry facilities on-site as well. There is also a camp store where you can pick up any essentials you may need while camping, including snacks, firewood, toiletries, and more. While you're camping at Silver Lake Resort and Campground, you can enjoy a heated swimming pool, a picnic area, a playground for kids, and games including cornhole, volleyball, and gaga ball. There is also a small pond where you can enjoy some catch-and-release fishing.



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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

When you camp in an RV at Silver Lake Resort and Campground in Mears, Michigan, you'll be right next to Silver Lake State Park, which offers a number of fun outdoor activities to try. The park borders Lake Michigan and is also home to the smaller Silver Lake. It is known for its off-roading area; there are sand dunes where you can ride ATVs freely. This is one of the only places to off-road in the Midwest on this kind of terrain. There's also a beach where you can relax or swim, hiking trails weaving through gently rolling terrain, and fishing in Silver Lake. Fishing here is only accessible from the shore, but you can hook bass, walleye, crappie, and more.North of the campground, you'll find the Pentwater River State Game Area, which is the closest place to go hunting. The entire game area is huntable land, and you may spot deer, turkey, and duck there. Hiking and cross-country ski trails run through the area. There is boat access to the Pentwater Lake at the northern edge of the park, and this is the closest access point to Lake Michigan from the campground. The trails at the game area are designed for foot traffic only, and bicycles aren't allowed.If you love biking, be sure to visit the Hart-Montague Bicycle Trail Park, which is just a few miles east of the campground. This is a 22-mile paved trail that is appropriate for biking as well as for snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in the winter. There are scenic overlooks and wildlife viewing points throughout the trail where you can stop and take in the natural beauty of Michigan.

Exploring The Area

Hart is the closest town when renting an RV near Silver Lake Resort and Campground. This is the nearest place to go for groceries, gas, and other essentials. Although it's a small town, Hart has a brewery, a diner, a pizza shop, and other places where you can enjoy a nice meal. Many of the restaurants overlook Hart Lake, which is in the center of town. There is also a local disc golf course on the north side of the lake. The campsites at Silver Lake Resort are also a short drive from the small, lakeside city of Muskegon. The town is known for its beautiful sandy beach on the coast of Lake Michigan. It is also home to World War II-era ships and submarines that you can tour, which is a must-do for history buffs.The city of Grand Rapids is an easy day trip when you book an RV in Oceana County. Grand Rapids is known for its vibrant, artsy culture, as well as its beer scene. Nightlife lovers will enjoy walking through the downtown area and exploring the excellent selection of breweries and restaurants there. For those who enjoy live music, there's no shortage of excellent entertainment venues.If you enjoy shopping, you'll want to check out the incredible Downtown Market, as well as the many independent boutiques in the surrounding area. Grand Rapids is also known for its beautiful public spaces, including Millennium Park and the Frederik Meijer Gardens. Other fun attractions in the area include the John Ball Zoo, Grand Rapids Art Museum, and Grand Rapids Public Museum. Many of the old neighborhoods in Grand Rapids feature notable architecture as well, including a Frank Lloyd Wright house, the Meyer May.


Whether you’re on or off the grid, you have options when it comes to powering your RV. Here are the pros and cons for each.
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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.