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Canandaigua / Rochester KOA

Centered around a well-stocked fishing pond, the Canandaigua / Rochester KOA is an ideal base for camping with an RV in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. This RV park is surrounded by glacial lakes and rolling hills that are blanketed in vineyards while there are plenty of shade trees clustered around the RV sites themselves. Pets are welcome to stay with you, and there’s a dog park where your four-legged friends can run free.When you’re RV camping at Canandaigua / Rochester KOA, you can select from their wide range of full hookup sites with up to 50 amp electrical connections. There’s space to cater to RVs up to 90 feet in length, with complimentary Wi-Fi available for all campers, as well as a picnic pavilion where you can mingle with other guests. Firewood and propane are also available on site, and there’s a snack bar for grabbing sweet treats. Kids will be entertained thanks to the swimming pool and mini-golf course, not to mention an obstacle course, zip-line, and paddle boats.Canandaigua campers can enjoy easy access to the Erie Canal, which is just 10 miles away, as well as the scenic Canandaigua Wine Trail. There are numerous antique stores and flea markets in the surrounding towns and villages while the Finger Lakes Racetrack is also right on your doorstep.



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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

Camp in an RV near Canandaigua and you’re just a short drive from the fourth largest of the Finger Lakes - Canandaigua Lake. At its northern end is the Canandaigua Lake State Marine Park where you’ll find a boat launch for getting out on the water, with fishing for trout, largemouth bass, yellow perch, and black crappie available. If you’re visiting during the warmer months, you can cruise aboard the double-decker paddlewheel boat, the Canandaigua Lady, to enjoy scenic views of this sparkling body of water.A short drive from the Canandaigua / Rochester KOA is the Letchworth State Park, which encompasses the Genesee River as it flows through a deep gorge and over a series of large waterfalls – the Upper, Middle, and Lower Falls. It’s been nicknamed the “Grand Canyon of the East” due to its 550-foot-high gorge walls, with a paved road along the west side offering access to a series of scenic viewpoints. Hiking, mountain biking, and kayaking are all popular recreational activities in the park, together with snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and snow tubing during the winter months.Also nearby is the Finger Lakes National Forest, which lies between the Cayuga and Senega Lakes on the outskirts of Ithaca and is the only national forest in New York State. It encompasses just over 16,000 acres of forested woodlands, rugged gorges, and scenic pastures, together with large areas of former farmland that are in a state of transition back to woodland. Around 30 miles of hiking trails wind through the area, including the 12-mile-long Interloken Trail and the short but sweet Burnt Hill Loop.

Exploring the Area

Renting an RV in Canandaigua provides you with a good base for visiting the beautifully landscaped Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park, which sprawls across 50 acres at the northern end of Canandaigua Lake. Serving as the former summer home of New York banker Frederick Ferris Thompson, this Queen Anne-style residence is now open to the public, with its rooms furnished as they would have appeared during the early 20th century. The mansion is surrounded by a Japanese garden, rose garden, and historic conservatory while the adjacent Bay House is home to the Finger Lakes Wine Center where you can sample a range of local wines.Traveling with kids? The Canandaigua / Rochester KOA is a short drive from the Roseland Waterpark where they can let loose during the summer months. Aside from a series of swimming pools (including a wave pool), there are adrenalin-pumping waterslides, a Mammoth Raft Ride and an Adventure River. The Splash Factory is designed specifically with young kids in mind and features water cannons, small waterslides, and a 1,000-gallon dump bucket.Camping at Canandaigua / Rochester KOA also makes an ideal base for exploring Rochester, which lies just 30 minutes’ drive to the northwest. It’s home to a number of great museums, including the Strong National Museum of Play that’s clustered with antiques toys and dolls. If you’re into photography, don’t miss the George Eastman Museum, which occupies the early-20th-century estate of this Kodak founder. Also of note is the Rochester Museum & Science Center where you can get hands-on with a range of interactive displays or visit the planetarium to gaze up at the night sky.Whether you want to explore the Finger Lakes, tour the surrounding wine country, or delve into the region’s history, book an RV in Ontario County and start planning your next vacation.


Whether you’re on or off the grid, you have options when it comes to powering your RV. Here are the pros and cons for each.
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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.