Clearwater, Minnesota is the perfect place to rent an RV if you’re looking for some peace and quiet. With a population of just under 2,000, you can be sure that you’ll get plenty of solitude. This little town is also known as “the prettiest little village in the state” for all of its natural beauty, so be sure to take in all the wonderful sights that nature has to offer while you’re here with an RV rental. A fun fact about Clearwater - it lies in both Stearns county and Wright county, so you can literally walk from one county to the other! It also borders the Mississippi River and is known for having the longest operating ferry on the entire Mississippi River. This cute little town is only an hour from the well-known city, Minneapolis. So if you’re looking to visit Minneapolis but don’t want to stay in the big city, try an RV rental in Clearwater instead.
The Great Outdoors
The little town of Clearwater has all kinds of options when it comes to exploring the great outdoors. Warner Lake County Park is one of the most well-known places in the area to go swimming, hiking, biking, and even boating- and it’s only five minutes away from town. Clear Waters Outfitting is the place to be for any kind of water sport - kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, and more. You can also shop around and buy high-quality water sports gear here as well. Sportsman’s Park/Ballfield has an 18 hole disk golf course, along with baseball fields and more, so you can go out and get competitive with your friends and family. Another spot to try out is the Eagle Trace Golf Course. If golf isn’t your thing, try your skills in archery at the Clearwater Wayside Archery Park. Even better, this archery park is just by the Rest Center, so you should have no problem finding a spot to temporarily park your RV rental.
If you’re looking for the best area to park your RV rental in Clearwater, Minnesota, St. Cloud/Clearwater RV Park is the place to be. They offer full-service amenities including 30 and 50 amp hookups and they also have easy access to I-40 and Highway 10. There’s lots of fun to be had at this RV park, including swimming in a heated saltwater pool, playing mini golf, shuffleboard, and horseshoe, and hiking and cycling - all at one campground. Another great campground to check out for your stay in an RV is A-J Acres Campground. This campground offers full hookups as well, along with bathrooms, showers, and a place to do your laundry. Send the kids to play at the playground or go swimming, boating or fishing here. If you’d prefer something different and want to venture farther out from Clearwater, try RiversEdge RV Park in Becker, Minnesota. Some of the things that make this RV park unique are the concrete patios on every lot, weekly fun events and activities at the pavilion, and beautiful walking paths through gardens. They also guarantee full hookups, are pet-friendly, and you can fish, tube, or canoe on the Elk River here. If you want to be closer to Minneapolis, head your rental RV from Clearwater to Monticello, Mississippi and stop at River Terrace Park. This place also has full hookups, and even has a self-service RV wash for your rig. There is also a playground, places to swim, horseshoe games, and a game room.
There are plenty of options for setting up your RV in and near Clearwater, and there is lots of fun to be had. So book an RV in Clearwater and check out these great parks, where great times are guaranteed.
Exploring the City
While Clearwater may be small, there are a few places that you have to stop by and experience. Nelson Bros. is the place to be, as it was rated #1 for restaurants in Clearwater. But it’s not just a restaurant - it’s also a pub and a bakery. Their food is delicious and their drinks are satisfying, but their desserts are to die for. And the best part? Nelson Bros. is locally run, and everything is homemade. Another place in Clearwater to try out is The Kettle. It’s a family owned local restaurant that’s been serving Clearwater for over 15 years. They’re known for their mouthwatering french toast, and all their food is made from scratch.
If you are looking for more than amazing food that you can’t get anywhere else, Minneapolis is only an hour away, and there’s plenty of places to shop and museums to see there. Check out the Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden while in Minneapolis. There are lots of options when you rent an RV in Clearwater, MN, so let the adventures begin!