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Mountain River Family Campground

In the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, Mountain River Family Campground is an excellent place to stay when you rent an RV near Newland. Camp at this RV campground and a sea of evergreens will surround you. Mountain River Family Campground is located by the Tennessee border, between the cities of Asheville and Johnson City in their respective states, so it's easy to access some urban attractions while you're here.Both Cherokee National Forest and Pisgah National Forest encircle this gorgeous camping area, offering dazzling views of the Blue Ridge Mountains from many of the campsites. The water is within easy reach when you're camping at Mountain River Family Campground; many of the campsites here are on the banks of the North Toe River or near the large pond on site. Each Mountain River campsite comes with access to high-speed internet and electric, water, and sewer hookups. Concrete patios, fire rings, and picnic tables are also at each site. Additional amenities to enjoy while camping at Mountain River include a deluxe bathhouse and restrooms, along with hot showers and laundry facilities.In addition to a slew of excellent campsites, there is much to see and do at this family-friendly campground near the Blue Ridge Mountains. Some unique features include professional family photoshoots, pet sitting services, and farm-fresh food deliveries. The campground also has a recreation center, a dog walking area, fishing coves, a playground, and hiking trails near the river. There is no limit to the fun you can have when you bring your campervan rental to this stunning RV campground north of Asheville.



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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 is no end to the beauty you can see when you rent an RV near Mountain River Family Campground, from the vast national forests and state parks to the majestic lakes and mountains that the region is famous for. Chimney Rock State Park is a wonderful example of what you can see while camping near Asheville. Named for its large, chimney-shaped rock formation, the park is full of scenic landscapes and recreation space. You can climb the granite monolith and hike to the top for amazing views, or utilize the network of trails that circle Chimney Rock. With a little bit of searching, you can even find the Gneiss Caves or Hickory Nut Falls for some more photo opportunities. Grandfather Mountain State Park is close by, containing the highest peak in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Grandfather Mountain. You can do some hiking or camping at the park, which is home to the highest swinging bridge in the country.Pisgah National Forest and Cherokee National Forest offer opportunities for adventures, covering millions of acres between the two. Old-growth forests, trekking paths, rock climbing areas, bike trails, fishing areas, rustic campgrounds, and an abundance of other outdoor fun await.If you dip over the border into neighboring Tennessee, Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers the chance to see one of the most popular outdoor destinations on the planet. Over eleven million people pour into this delightful nature park each year, to climb to the top of the Great Smoky Mountains, and enjoy the stunning views of the fiery fall foliage. Lofty observation decks, ancient forests, breathtaking lakes and rivers, and first-rate camping facilities make Great Smoky Mountains National Park an excellent place to visit with a Newland motorhome rental.

City Sightseeing

With a little bit of driving, you can do some sightseeing in nearby towns and cities like Black Mountain or Asheville. Swannanoa Valley Museum is an excellent institution with a treasure trove of information about Swannanoa Valley and its fascinating history. Here you can take tours and learn about frontier settlers, local native tribes, and famed Spanish architect Rafael Guastavino, who is honored by the museum. Old antiques and photographs adorn the walls of this lovely small-town museum.The North Carolina Arboretum is down in Asheville, just outside the city. No place better showcases the biodiversity or the beauty of western North Carolina, one of the lushest and most beautiful parts of the world thanks to a large amount of rainfall. Gorgeous trees, plants, and flowers of all different shapes and colors are showcased at this excellent arboretum. Stroll through meticulously manicured gardens, trek the nature trails, or stop by in the winter to check out the arboretum's Winter Lights attraction.For a quirky change of pace, consider a visit to the Asheville Pinball Museum. You can grab some drinks and snacks while playing classic arcade games and old-school pinball machines. The collection is extensive and impressive, featuring hundreds of machines, some of which date back several decades.


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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.