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On the edge of Las Cruces in New Mexico, around an hour's drive north of El Paso, is the lovely Las Cruces KOA. This wonderful RV park sits just off of Interstate 10 outside one of southern New Mexico’s largest cities, making it quite easy to get in and out of both the town and the state when renting an RV.The stunning landscapes in the tranquil deserts of the Southwest are some of the best places in the country to camp, and Las Cruces KOA is no exception. Blending both city convenience and a dash of nature, staying at Las Cruces KOA will all but ensure you have a blast during your next campervan rental vacation. Premium sites, RV sites, tent camping, and cozy rental cabins are all options when you stay at this highly rated KOA campground, and with large pull-through sites, it'll be easy to get situated.There are a few ways to keep occupied while camping at Las Cruces KOA. A half-court basketball court and a playground give youngsters a solid place to let the energy out and get some exercise, while the pool ensures that every guest can stay cool in the arid heat of New Mexico. Additionally, there are park patios, barbecue areas for small gatherings, a laundry building, bathrooms and showers, a camp store for all your camping needs, and a lovely gazebo on a cliffside overlooking the city below. Don’t miss out on this amazing experience in the lofty hills just outside the old downtown area of Las Cruces, where you can find delicious Mexican cuisine and lots of exciting activities.



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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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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

When you book an RV in Doña Ana County, you won’t believe the extraordinary and diverse landscape. Vast expanses of desert land, evergreen forests, cozy state parks, and some impressive national parks are all part of the fun when you rent an RV near Las Cruces KOA. Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park is a natural place to start, only a few minutes’ drive from where you’ll be staying in your RV rental. The park features river woodlands and restored wetlands that are teeming with wildlife. Birdwatching, hiking, biking, and picnicking are some of the ways people choose to use this exciting resource.Franklin Mountains State Park is located south of Las Cruces, but quite easy to reach with minimal effort. The park is known for being the largest state park in the nation found within city limits, as it is located within El Paso. The park has mountain peaks towering over 7,000 feet, making for great hiking and biking to scenic vantage points high above the city.If you feel like seeing some national parks, there are two stellar options to the east. One is Guadalupe Mountains National Park just over the border in Texas. This spectacular park has gypsum sand dunes, historical buildings and sites, and some of the highest mountains in all of Texas, all on 80,000 acres of land. In the same mountain range, you can visit Carlsbad Caverns National Park up in southern New Mexico, home to one of the world’s largest cave systems. This epic, subterranean wonderland features stalagmites, stalactites, and crystal geodes in a remarkable cavern. Each night at sunset, you can witness the swarm of bats that pour out of the caves for their nighttime adventures. Both parks are open to camping, so you can stay a few extra nights when you bring your campervan rental.

Exploring the City

Las Cruces isn't as populated as larger New Mexico city centers like Santa Fe and Albuquerque, but it has lots of charming sights and attractions to see while RV camping at Las Cruces KOA. Between the Old Mesilla Village with its historical sites, incredible Mexican cuisine, and small shops, there is lots to do here. Centuries-old missions and basilicas remind tourists of the past when Spanish missionaries headed west to spread Catholicism.Las Cruces is a college town, home to New Mexico State University, so there are lots of scholarly institutions and fascinating museums in place to accompany it. The Zuhl Museum at the university is equal parts art gallery and history museum, with countless fossils, pieces of petrified wood, stones, minerals, and more. The New Mexico Museum of Nature and Science also serves as an excellent place to learn about the complicated natural history of the state, from its mystical desert landscape features to its myriad of natural wonders like the Carlsbad Caverns. Kids love to explore this exciting learning center, with exhibits highlighting the animals of New Mexico and the geology that helped form the area millions of years ago.The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum focuses on a different portion of history, something quite crucial to the formation of the state. The ranching and farming industries have long been intertwined with the state of New Mexico, becoming, at one point, its largest. The 47-acre campus has barns, greenhouses, galleries, engaging exhibits, amazing antiques and artifacts, and an assortment of information available.


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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.