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RV Rental Ithaca

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Discover Ithaca

When you search for an RV in Ithaca, you’ll find yourself in New York State’s Finger Lakes region, between the cities of Rochester, Syracuse, and Binghamton. You’ll be able to visit the Ithaca College Natural Lands and Cayuga Lake. Make sure to visit the staffed, well-stocked Ithaca Visitors Center for maps, up-to-date information, other resources, and a warm welcome. No matter if you are traveling with family, with friends, or on a solo adventure, there is plenty to see, do, and play here.

If you choose not to drive your RV rental in Ithaca all the time, there are numerous public bus lines that you can make use of. Intercity bus routes are operated by OurBus, Greyhound Lines, New York Trailways, Shortline, Chemung County Transit (C-TRAN), Cortland Transit, and Tioga County Public Transit. Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) serves Ithaca and Tompkins County.

The Great Outdoors

The Newman Municipal Golf Course is a challenging, nine-hole course with four sets of tees and beautiful views of hills, sailboats, Cass Park, and Stewart Park. Pull and power carts can be rented at the pro shop. Concessions include food and both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. If you rent an RV and love to golf, this is the place for you.

Cass Park features an ice rink, swimming pool, tennis courts and sports fields, playground equipment, an exercise trail, and a large picnic pavilion. Stewart Park offers pavilions, tennis courts, a playground with several play structures, a carousel, athletic fields, a duck pond, a spray pool, a municipal golf course, a bird sanctuary, and a wide array of trees, which can be seen in the Virtual Tree Tour.

The Ithaca area boasts over 150 waterfalls within 10 square miles, including Lick Brook Falls in the Sweedler Nature Preserve, Ithaca Falls on Fall Creek, and the falls at Taughannock Falls State Park. Cayuga Lake offers fishing, boating, swimming, beaches, lake cruises and boat tours, and boat and paddle boat rentals. You will enjoy exploring the area with your motorhome rental in Ithaca.

RV Parks

When you book an RV rental in Ithaca, you may want to also book a stay at the Pinecreek Campground. RV sites offer full hookups and WiFi. The campground features restrooms and hot showers, laundry facilities, a swimming pool, a trout stream, a catch-and-release fishing pond, an indoor arcade, recreational facilities, a playground, a dump station, and planned activities and themed weekends.

The Robert H. Treman State Park can also be a temporary home for your travel trailer rental near Ithaca. Sites provide electrical hookups. The park offers restrooms and showers, grills, picnic tables, a playground, a dumping station, swimming, fishing, hiking, hunting, and recreational and educational programming.

When you rent a motorhome in Ithaca, you can park and stay at the Sned-Acres Family Campground. RV sites feature full hookups with WiFi. Campground amenities include restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, a pool, a playground, an 18-hole disc golf course, an arcade, movie rentals and a book exchange, recreational facilities, a dump station, and a camp store.

The Spruce Row Campground could also be a good choice for your rental camper in Ithaca. This is a family-friendly and pet-friendly campground, so all are welcome. Sites include full hookups with WiFi. Campground amenities include restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, a pool, a playground, a “fun hut,” recreational facilities, a dog run, a camp store, hayrides, and planned activities and themed weekends.

Exploring the City

Adults can partake in the first and oldest running wine trail that features 15 award-winning wineries, a cidery, a meadery, and four distilleries. For those looking for something more conventional, there are also food tours, boat tours, fishing tours, and hot air balloon tours. The Discovery Trail appeals to visitors of all ages and consists of eight excellent attractions: the Sciencenter of Ithaca, the Museum of the Earth, the Cayuga Nature Center, the Cornell Johnson Museum of Art, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the History Center in Tompkins County, the Tompkins County Public Library, and the Cornell Botanic Gardens.

You may want to plan your Ithaca rental RV vacation so you are able to participate in some of the special events that the city hosts every year. Among the highlights are Wizarding Weekend, the Treleaven Winery Garden Concert Series, the Hair and Self-Care Festival, the Apple Harvest Festival, and the Downtown Ithaca Ice Festival, a National Ice Carving Association-sanctioned event. Ithaca is also home to Cornell University and Ithaca College and both these institutions offer a wide variety of educational, artistic, and cultural events and programming to the general public.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are RV rentals?

Renting an RV lets you enjoy the flexibility of RV travel without all the costs and maintenance of ownership. With a rental, you can book the perfect rig for any trip just like you would a car or hotel. With Outdoorsy, you rent directly from the RV owner but get the backing of programs like roadside assistance, insurance, and stellar support from real, live people 24/7.

How much are average RV rentals?

On average, you can expect to pay between $75 and $150 per night to rent most small trailers and campervans. Larger trailers and motorhomes could cost $100 to $250 per night. Renting an RV for a longer time can be even more affordable–a week or month-long rental could average out to less than $60 per day.

Are there RV rentals with unlimited mileage?

Yes! Each RV owner can choose whether to offer unlimited miles on their vehicles. You’ll be able to see if unlimited mileage is an option on any listing you check out. If unlimited miles are not available, you’ll be able to see what is included with the base rate and what extra miles will cost.

Are RV rentals pet-friendly?

Many RV owners allow pets in their rentals. Be sure to check the listing to see if it’s an option for the rig you have your eye on. You’ll be able to see if there is an extra deposit or fee for pets before you request a booking.

Do RV rentals offer delivery?

Having an RV delivered to your home or destination is a great way to simplify your trip. Many RV owners offer delivery and setup services, usually for an extra fee or within a certain distance of their location. Each listing shows whether or not delivery is an option.

Are there RV rentals near me?

RV rentals are available all over the country! Whether you want to pick up an RV near home to set out an epic road trip or if you want to have one ready at your destination, you can search by location for any type of rig.

RV rental vs buying?

Renting an RV is an affordable way to get all the benefits of RV travel without the maintenance and overhead of ownership. It’s also a great way to try out the lifestyle and different types of rigs before you take the plunge and buy your own. Already own an RV? Consider renting yours out to bring in some extra income.

How many people can sleep in an RV?

Small travel trailers and campervans can usually sleep 2-4 people comfortably. Mid-size trailers and motorhomes usually sleep 4-8. Bigger rigs often sleep 6-10, some even 12!

Why choose Outdoorsy vs Craigslist or Airbnb?

Security, for one. Outdoorsy helps protect RV owners and renters with excellent support and insurance options, and a secure platform for listings, communication, and payments. There are plenty of other reasons though, like roadside assistance, detailed listings, and a wide variety of RVs to choose from.

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