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Paugus Bay Campground is located in a wonderful natural setting on the shore of Paugus Bay near Lake Winnisquam. There are many beautiful parks, lakes, and islands close to this RV campground, and the Atlantic coast is just a short drive away. Enjoy hiking, boating, swimming, or relaxing in nature when you camp in an RV at this Laconia campground.Paugus Bay Campground is family-friendly and offers some amazing outdoor recreational opportunities. At Chattle Cove, you can go fishing, swimming, or kayaking and canoeing. The park also offers recreational trails, a rec room, playground, and a pet area. Here you will find clean restrooms and showers, full hookups, a camp store, laundry facilities, and Wi-Fi. While camping at Paugus Bay Campground, you can also participate in activities like shuffleboard tournaments, yard sales, fishing derbies, and more.Some of the closest towns you can visit while renting an RV here are Laconia and New Hampton, where you can visit local stores and have a nice lunch. If you want to visit bigger towns and some interesting attractions, consider a day trip to Concord or Manchester when you book an RV in Belknap County.



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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

Paugus Bay State Forest is one of the closest natural parks nearby, just about 15 minutes' drive south. It's a nice place for biking, walking, or swimming on the beach. There are many bars and restaurants close by, as well as boat rentals and other recreational opportunities. The terrain is mostly covered in woods, fields, and prairies. There is a boat ramp available, and it is a great place for fishing and canoeing. A few other forests are located on the west side of Paugus Bay State Forest, including Prescott State Forest and Swain State Forest.When you're RV camping at Paugus Bay Campground, you can also visit several beautiful parks close to Wickwas Lake. These parks are approximately 15 minutes' drive west of the campground and provide great opportunities for hiking with your family or your dog. Most are open year-round, and you can try snowshoeing in the wintertime too. The hiking trails are well maintained, and there are several well-marked loops offering some excellent scenic views. The terrain is a mix of prairie and forest, and the beautiful Beaver Pond is in the middle of the Hamlin Recreation and Conservation Area where you can go fishing. Other parks surrounding this gorgeous forest include Chemung State Forest to the east and Eames Recreation and Wildlife Area to the west.One of the biggest natural attractions in this region is White Mountain National Forest, located only about half an hour's drive north of Paugus Bay Campground. With wonderful alpine peaks and beautiful hardwood forest, this is a perfect place for hiking, mountain biking, scenic driving, and many other outdoor activities. Here you will find breathtaking views, crystal-clear rivers, streams, lakes, and numerous wildlife and nature watching opportunities. Fishing, hunting, and trapping are also allowed in the forest, so bring your gear with you.

Exploring the City

Some of the local attractions are just a short drive away or even within walking distance when you're motorhome camping at Paugus Bay Campground. Visit Endicott Rock, located in the beautiful, sandy Weirs Beach. This historic site provides evidence of early European settlements in the area. Dating back to the 17th century, this large rock was etched with lettering by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The stone was then discovered in the 19th century, and the state decided to protect it from elements by building a pavilion around it. The rock was named after John Endecott, who was the governor of the first colony.Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center is a beautiful park surrounded by greenery in an idyllic setting. With focuses on environmental education and preservation, the center offers many different programs for kids and adults. Some of the programs include Pollinator Power, Plants to Plates, and Amazing Mushrooms. There are also three main trails for walking and hiking on the property - the Forest Trail, Pond Loop Trail, and Sugar Trail. The New Connector Trail and Field Path connect other trails, gardens, and the farm.Winnipesaukee Pier is near Weirs Beach, and here you will find picturesque restaurants, boat rentals, gift shops, and more. You can also go to a ski school or just relax by the water or dine in one of the waterfront restaurants. There is a Family Fun Center here as well, where you can spend a few hours with your family. Then enjoy a walk on this historic pier, built in 1919.


It doesn't get more convenient than having your own bathroom on the road. Let's talk about the 3 main types of toilets you may encounter in an RV rental.
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Find the perfect RV for Paugus Bay Campground

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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.