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When you’re looking to camp in an RV near Salisbury, North Carolina, you’ll also need a place to stay, and you may appreciate the Dan Nicholas Park Campground. The park offers outstanding recreational opportunities. There is a camp store for convenience, and the campground is gated. Special events and activities for all ages are held in season.The campsites at Dan Nicholas Park offer electric and water hookups, picnic tables, and grills. Service is 30/50/110 amp. Guests have access to campground amenities, including restrooms and showers, a dump station, a recycling station, and a camp shelter. The campground is family-friendly and pet-friendly.



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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

There’s plenty to do right at Dan Nicholas Park with your Rowan County RV rental. This county park features a lake, a water plaza, a gem mine, a carousel, a train, a nature center, an aquarium, a barnyard, miniature golf, paddleboats, Wildlife Adventures, and much more. Picnic areas offer tables, grills, and shelters. Special events at the park include an Autumn Jubilee, Music on the Mountain, and “Paws, Claws n’ Scales.”You can experience the great outdoors and a great sense of community when you take your Salisbury camper rental to Lake Norman State Park for a visit. The park is home to the state’s largest human-made lake with a swimming beach, a bathhouse complex, a boat ramp, and fishing. Pedal boats, canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards are available for rent. There are interpretive trails and a visitor center. The mountain biking trail network boasts over 30 miles of single-track trail. Picnic areas include tables, grills, and shelters. Other recreational activities to enjoy while you're here include hiking and bird and wildlife watching. Ranger-led educational and interpretive programs are held regularly and include “Paddle with a Ranger.”The Pisgah National Forest is well worth a visit when you rent a motorhome near Dan Nicholas Park Campground. This forest is comprised of over half a million acres of hardwoods, whitewater, and waterfalls. Its Cradle of Forestry Heritage Site features the Forest Discovery Center Exhibit Hall, a restored 1915 logging locomotive, the Biltmore Campus Trail, and the Forest Festival Trail. Other special places in the national forest include the Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway and the Wild and Scenic Horsepasture River. Recreational opportunities include hiking, climbing, river and water sports, hunting and fishing, scenic drives, picnicking, geocaching, and nature viewing and photography.

Exploring the Area

There’s plenty to do and see right in Salisbury when you are RV camping at the Dan Nicholas Park Campground. Salisbury is a charming Southern town and the seat of Rowan County. It blends the wineries and pick-your-own farms of its agricultural heritage with historic trolleys serving the downtown area and thriving art, music, and food scenes. Some highlights here include Dunn’s Mountain Park Nature Preserve, the Rowan Museum, Lake Corriher, the Hambley Wallace House, and the Salisbury Community Park. Annual events in and around the area include North Carolina Beer Month, Fall Fun on the Farm, Wine about Winter, the Cheerwine Festival, and Krazy Klearance and Restaurant Week. Be sure to visit the Rowan County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Downtown Salisbury, and Explore Salisbury for the latest in local news, happenings, and visitor guides.You can also head over to nearby Winston-Salem when you are staying at one of the RV parks in Salisbury. Winston-Salem is home to several colleges and universities, including the North Carolina School of the Arts, so there is almost always something happening on one or more of the campuses. Other things to do and see here include the Old Salem Museum and Gardens, the Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Salem Lake, Historic Bethabara Park, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, and the Museum of Anthropology. Special events that you may want to consider when planning your visit here include the North Carolina Wine Festival, the River Run International Film Festival, the Carolina Classic Fair, Gears and Guitars, the Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair, and the Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors. Check out the Winston-Salem Convention and Visitors Bureau, Visit NC, and the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce for up-to-date information on area attractions, events, promotions, and visitor guides.If you decide to head out of the RV campground in search of tasty treats, you’ll find authentic barbecue, classic Southern comfort food, ethnic eateries, and familiar fast-casual chains. And when it’s time to top off your tank too, you can find both gasoline and diesel fuel easily at any of the area’s truck stops, service stations, and convenience stores.


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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.