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Tahquamenon Falls Campground

The Tahquamenon Falls Campground (pronounced like "phenomenon") is located at a state park of the same name in Michigan. The campground is situated on the northeast corner of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, less than 10 miles from the southern shore of the very large Lake Superior. The nearest community to the park is the tiny hamlet of Paradise, which is found less than 10 miles away. The nearest true city is Sault Ste. Marie, located around 70 miles to the east.There are actually multiple campgrounds available at the state park, and some of them are open all through the year. Many of these are modern, offering electric hookups, potable water, shower facilities, and bathrooms. Others are more rustic, with only water and vault toilets available. Camping with an RV at these campgrounds makes for a great base camp for enjoying all the activities available at the park.The Tahquamenon River flows through the park, and the campgrounds offer easy access to this waterway for activities such as boating, fishing, and swimming. There is a playground provided for kids, as well. This part of the state is extremely rural. Fortunately, a gift shop, concessions, and a restaurant are available throughout the park. When you stay at these family-friendly campgrounds in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, you should have no trouble finding the services you are seeking.



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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.

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

The Great Outdoors

This area is known for its waterfalls. The primary one is the namesake for the park and Tahquamenon Falls Campground. It is known to be a scenic place for photographs. Thanks to high levels of tannins in the local water, the entire region is known for its vibrant leaf colors during the fall months. They also give a brownish hue to the river water. RV camping at Tahquamenon Falls Campground will make it easy for you to enjoy the outdoor activities offered nearby.There are things to do in this region throughout the year. Water sports, such as fishing, are available in the summer. The nearby river also makes for a great place to paddle a kayak or canoe. There are scenic spots to enjoy a picnic lunch nearby, as well. The winter season is pretty long and extreme in this part of the state, so there's also plenty of opportunities to enjoy winter sports. Summer hiking trails convert to snowshoe and cross-country ski trails in the winter. This is also a prime place to spot local wildlife, including moose!There are portions of the Hiawatha National Forest available nearby. These provide for numerous opportunities to enjoy recreational activities, including scenic drives and picnic spots. Many of the gravel roads throughout the forestland can be used by snowmobiles when the snow flies.

Exploring the Area

When you book an RV in Chippewa County, you will find yourself in the midst of activities, everyone will be able to enjoy. This part of the state is known for its lighthouses. The Crisp Point, Whitefish Point, and Au Sable Lighthouses are all found nearby. All stand guard over the shores of the local Great Lake. Guided tours are available for some of them during the summer. The grounds that surround the lights are always open, and many are still being used to help light the way for mariners. RV camping at these campgrounds will give you easy access to some really interesting local destinations.Not far from the park is Whitefish Point. Here you will find the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum and the Edmond Fitzgerald Memorial. This area was made famous by the song "The Wreck of the Edmond Fitzgerald," by Gordon Lightfoot. It tells the store of a large, cargo ship that sunk near shore in the 1980s, during an early winter storm. Information regarding other shipwrecks, and water rescues, that have occurred on the infamous lake are featured as well.Because this area is so rural, you may have to drive a little way to reach some attractions, but they will be worth it. The Soo Locks are found in Sault Ste. Marie. This is where Lake Superior feeds into the St. Mary's River. The water levels vary on each waterway, so the Locks adjust the water, and the ships within them, to the height of the body of water they are heading into. This locale includes an observation platform and a Visitor's Center.When you've been looking for a quiet place to relax, where scenic views abound, consider a campsite at the Tahquamenon Falls Campgrounds. Take a hike to a picturesque waterfall, learn about shipwrecks at a nearby museum and watch large ships traverse locks. Check out a campervan rental near here and enjoy exploring Michigan's Upper Peninsula!


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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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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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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.