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Fort Tatham RV Resort and Campground

Prepare yourself for memorable moments when you rent an RV near Fort Tatham RV Resort and Campground in sunny North Carolina. The RV resort makes an idyllic base camp for exploring the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. National forests, raging rivers, magnificent mountain ranges, and the city of Asheville are close by when you're camping at Fort Tatham RV Resort and Campground.This Sylva RV park is nestled in the woods, with a rustic but comfortable atmosphere. Fort Tatham campsites are available with full hookups with 30/50 amp service. Several amenities and facilities can be enjoyed while RV camping here, too. The RV resort has a recreation center and a playground for children. People of all ages can appreciate the park’s swimming pool. Restrooms, bathhouses, hot showers, laundry facilities, event pavilions, and a lovely fishing pond further add to the appeal of this charming RV park in Jackson County, North Carolina.



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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

Fort Tatham RV Resort and Campground is surrounded by a large swath of untamed woodland, with several national forests and parks within driving distance. Nantahala National Forest is the closest of the national forests near Fort Tatham RV Resort and Campground, with over a half-million acres of land to explore with your RV rental. Follow meandering paths and streams, discover waterfalls, traverse the forests in the wilderness areas, and settle in for a night of camping at one of its rustic sites when you head to this amazing federally-managed forest.Pisgah National Forest is also within easy driving range of Fort Tatham RV Resort and Campground, with several other state parks positioned next to it. Gorges State Park is an incredible place to bring your Sylva motorhome rental, with breathtaking rainforests supporting extreme biodiversity. Hiking trails, swimming spots, bike paths, and an interpretive center top the list of features at Gorges State Park, and there is even a hike-in campground for rustic camping experiences. Jones Gap State Park is also good for a day trip or an overnight stay when you rent an RV near Fort Tatham RV Resort and Campground, just over the border in neighboring South Carolina. You can swim in spring-fed watering holes, take photos of ethereal waterfalls, and find peace while hiking through the forest.On the northern border of North Carolina, you can find the legendary Great Smoky Mountains and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which sits on the Tennessee side of the state line. This epic national park brings in a whopping eleven million people per year. Hike in on the 2,000-mile Appalachian Trail that spans from Georgia to Maine or camp overnight in your RV rental to spend some extra time exploring the area. In the fall, a sea of dazzling foliage engulfs the region; climb to the apex of the mountains or the observation deck at Great Smoky Mountains National Park to take it all in. The park also features several natural landmarks, rock formations, waterfalls, lakes, rivers, and streams to check out while you're here.

City Sightseeing

When you rent an RV near Sylva, head to Asheville for shopping and sightseeing. For some smaller city scenes, visit peaceful Franklin. This town is a striking example of a small village in the South, with a charming atmosphere and historic avenues. Franklin calls itself the ”Gem Capital of the World,” thanks to the overwhelming amount of gems and minerals coming from nearby mines. The Franklin Gem & Mineral Museum is housed in the old Macon County Jail, giving you multiple reasons to visit. There is more than mining history and gems to see while touring the facility, with native tribal artifacts and other pieces of history on display as well.The Scottish Tartans Museum is a unique and interesting institution, running through the complex history of Scotland. Due to the sizeable Scottish-American population in the area, the museum pays homage to the miners and immigrants who came to America from Scotland, bringing with them their customs and tartans, a traditional piece of clothing worn by Scottish people.You could always catch some live entertainment at the Smoky Mountains Center for the Performing Arts, a welcoming concert hall hosting lots of live events. This spacious venue is known to feature quite a few nationally touring musical artists. It offers great acoustics, tasty concessions, and over 1,000 seats. For such a small town, Franklin sure is a lot of fun, and there are other towns to visit with your campervan rental while you're visiting the western region of North Carolina.


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Find the perfect RV for Fort Tatham RV Resort and 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.