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Vagabond Village Campground

Vagabond Village Campground is set in the beautiful Minnesota countryside, and it overlooks Potato Lake. If you love water sports, this campground is an ideal vacation destination for you, as it is surrounded by lakes. The campground is just outside of the small town of Park Rapids. It is a three-hour drive from Duluth and just over three hours' drive from Minneapolis.Campsites at Vagabond Village Campground have full RV hookups with 30/50 amp electrical connections. There are heated restrooms, hot showers, and laundry for your convenience. Each site has a picnic table and a fire ring, and if you are camping with a large group, you can also use one of the three shelters on the premises for your picnic. A small store is on-site and stocks camping supplies, firewood, ice, and grocery items. There is also an ice cream counter with a soda fountain and pizza shop.There are a number of fun activities on-site to enjoy while camping at Vagabond Village, like a large heated pool, as well as a swimming beach and docks on the lake for fishing. The campground offers boat and equipment rentals for those who don't have their own, and also has a playground, horseshoes, courts for tennis, badminton, and volleyball, croquet, shuffleboard, and an indoor game room. The campground is very family-friendly with lots of activities for the entire family.



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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.

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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 Vagabond Village Campground, you will be right on the shores of Potato Lake. It's easy to go swimming and boating without leaving the campground. The lake is large enough for many different types of boating, from paddling to electric boating and water skiing. There is also excellent fishing in the lake, with many different species of fish available. Some of the fish that you can find in Potato Lake include bullhead, bass, perch, pike, walleye, and bluegill.Vagabond Village Campground is also close to the much larger Leech Lake, which is in the Chippewa National Forest. This lake is used as a reservoir, and it is also a very popular vacation destination. It offers some of the best walleye and muskie fishing in the country, as well as many other species of fish. There are several boat ramps along the lake where you can get out onto the water. There are also many outfitters nearby where you can rent boats and equipment if you don't have your own. The lake is large enough for many different types of boating, from kayaks to speedboats. It's also a great place to go tubing, wakeboarding, and water skiing.There are many other exciting things to do in the Chippewa National Forest when you go motorhome camping in this area. There are hiking and biking trails throughout the forest and the surrounding area, with one of the most notable being the Heartland Trail. This trail is paved and takes you through beautiful native wildlife habitats. Several other trails showcase the natural beauty of the area, as well. Additionally, there is excellent bird watching in the area, as well as duck hunting on the river during designated hunting seasons. In the winter, there are trails for snowmobiling and cross-country skiing.

Exploring the Area

There is a variety of fun things to do when you book an RV in Hubbard County. The small town of Park Rapids is just a few minutes' drive from the campground. The town has several restaurants and cafes along its main thoroughfare, as well as parks with a waterfront view. There are also gas stations and grocery stores in town should you need to stock up on any essentials.The town of Walker is also a short drive away. It is located in the Chippewa National Forest along the shores of Leech Lake. This town is home to historic hotels and restaurants, as well as a vintage-style general store and confectionary. There is also a large casino in Walker for those who enjoy gambling and nightlife. The town of Walker hosts many exciting festivals in the summer, including music festivals, art fairs, and food festivals. Check their local calendar to see what's going on in town during your visit.Both Duluth and the Minneapolis/St. Paul area make easy day trips when you are RV camping at Vagabond Village Campground. Duluth is on the shores of Lake Superior and is known for its beautiful waterfront views and parks and excellent skiing in the winter. Minneapolis and St. Paul are full of exciting culture and things to do. This area has several interesting art and science museums and is also the home of the Mall of America. Minneapolis is also known for its trendy, walkable neighborhoods with cafes, restaurants, and bars.


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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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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.