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Sleepy Hollow Campground

Surrounded by the beautiful Sleepy Hollow State Park, Sleepy Hollow Campground is a lush campground just north of Lansing, the state capital of Michigan. This state-run RV park in the woods is found in the center of Michigan’s lower peninsula, a two hours’ drive from Detroit, and a host of amazing natural areas in the north like Huron National Forest and Manistee National Forest. Sleepy Hollow Campground’s advantageous location, combined with Michigan’s many state parks, makes it a fantastic place to stay during a Lansing RV camping trip.You won’t find luxury or upscale offerings in this simple campground, but there are tent camping areas and larger RV-friendly spaces with electric and water hookups available. Each spot comes with a flat area for parking, fire pit, and a picnic table. The park’s layout makes it easy to access restroom and shower facilities, so you never need to go far from your campsite at Sleepy Hollow Campground to use the amenities.While camping at Sleepy Hollow State Park, there is a lot to keep you occupied within the campground. The camping area hugs Lake Ovid, which accounts for most of the park’s recreational activities. Fishing from its tranquil shores or from the comfort of a canoe, kayak, or boat makes for some great outdoor fun, as does swimming or lounging on the beaches of the lake. There are also playgrounds, pet walking areas, and a network of hiking trails that encircle the lake; don’t hesitate to book a spot at this popular nature park north of Lansing for your next camper rental vacation.



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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

You won't have to travel far to experience one of Michigan's wilderness areas. Just steps from your campsite, you can explore Sleepy Hollow State Park. Hiking, fishing, boating, swimming, hunting, biking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling are all possible while you stay at this rustic campground.Seven Lakes State Park is near the city of Flint and can be reached in less than an hour's drive. The park is home to more than seven lakes and ponds; recreational activities here include hunting, fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, horseback riding, biking, and camping at one of a few campsites scattered around the park's lakes.Dozens of recreation areas are also situated over by Lansing, like Waterloo State Recreation Area and Brighton Recreation Area, among many more. Waterloo State Recreation Area is one of the best known and beloved parks in the state, with thousands of reasons to bring your campervan rental to stay a while. The third-largest park in Michigan has over 20,000 acres of space to explore, along with hundreds of camping spots, several picnic sites, swimming beaches, 11 lakes for fishing, and a network of trails to bike or hike. There are plenty of other recreation areas in the capital city area, along with several national sites to the north like Huron National Forest near the shores of Lake Huron and the Huron-Manistee National Forests on the massive Lake Michigan.The lone national park in Michigan can be found all the way north next to the Canadian border. Isle Royale National Park is on a remote island in the middle of Lake Superior, and you have to take a ferry to see its graceful shores and stunning natural beauty.

City Attractions

When you embark on your Lansing camping trip, you’ll enjoy short drives into the city to do some sightseeing, fine dining, shopping, and other fun activities. The Michigan State Capitol Building is a fabulous place to see, with elegant architectural styling and a massive dome on top. This incredible building built back in 1879 houses the state senate and other vital governmental services, and since 1992, it has been a National Historic Landmark.The Michigan History Center is a fantastic resource for history lovers, with a wealth of information in its gallery halls and archives. This incredible state history museum tells the story of Michigan, with impressive exhibitions of technology like the first automobiles that came from Michigan. Native American culture, pioneer history, and thousands of artifacts can be learned about while touring this stunning homage to Michigan.The Potter Park Zoo may be small, but its menagerie of animals is incredible. Rare and endangered species like black rhinos, Siberian tigers, red pandas, and snow leopards can be spotted while walking around the zoo facility. People of all ages can enjoy this learning space, but children especially seem to get a kick out of seeing these spectacular animals up close. This and a whole lot more can be on the itinerary when you book an RV in Shiawassee County and head into Lansing for the day.


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

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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.

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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.

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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.