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When you camp in an RV at New Bern KOA, you can take in gorgeous sunsets over the beautiful Neuse River from the campground's lengthy 100-foot pier. At this scenic KOA, there's plenty to keep you and the travel crew busy, like a seasonal swimming pool (open from the beginning of May to the beginning of October), a fishing pond, a dog park, jump pad, mini-golf course, kayaks, and a playground. When nighttime rolls around, you can relax with cable TV and Wi-Fi coverage around the RV park. Stop by the camp store if you need propane or firewood. Rental bikes are offered on-site too, so you can tour the terrain on two wheels.Large pull-through sites can host rental RVs up to 128 feet long. Sites with patios are available, and full or partial hookups are offered at each campsite. In between your excursions, return to your home away from home at New Bern KOA, and you'll have access to shower facilities, a laundry room, and a snack bar.Every day can be an adventure when you book an RV in Craven County. You'll never be far from a beautiful beach; the Pamlico Sound features some of the best beaches on the East Coast. There's more to explore in the nearby cities of Jacksonville and Wilmington. A campervan rental can also take you to historical spots like Tryon Palace or cultural sites like the Birthplace of Pepsi.



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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

With its location along the Neuse River, while motorhome camping at New Bern KOA, you can enjoy lots of interesting natural areas. Venture out to Croatan National Forest in Havelock, where you'll find almost 160,000 acres of land to explore. The stunning wilderness is comprised of saltwater estuaries, bogs, and pine forest, opening the door to recreation like hiking, hunting, fishing, kayaking, and scenic drives.To the west of Croatan, you can check out Hofmann Forest right near Jacksonville. This 79,000-acre beauty features three rivers flowing through it and is home to one of the largest university forests in the world. The forest is made up of varying pine plantations with a pocosin wetland area too; black bears and otters are some of the wildlife residents here.For an even more unique outdoor experience, pack up the RV rental and take a day trip up to Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, a two-hour drive northeast of New Bern KOA. At this 150,000-acre wetland preserve, you can enjoy the area in multiple ways, whether you want to take a scenic drive, hit the Creef Cut Wildlife Trail for a boardwalk loop with great photo opportunities, or learn about the creatures and the area with interpretative and environmental education programs.

Explore the City

After enjoying the sights and sounds of the surrounding nature, take some time to experience a little city life with a trip across the river to New Bern, where you can check out a variety of interesting cultural and historical sites, stroll along charming streets, and sample some North Carolina cuisine.Near the shores of the Trent River, Historic Tryon Palace once served as the British governors' residence in the early 1770s. Surrounded by a 16-acre garden, at this spectacular site, you can take a walk along the trails or head inside and check out all the antiques within the mansion along with live demonstrations of period craft and historical interpretations.While at Tryon Palace, you can delve into more of the region's past at North Carolina History Center. Take an interactive trip from the 18th century to the present and observe artifacts, rotating exhibits, and enjoy some waterfront dining. Catch a show at the Cullman Performance Hall, check out the Duffy Exhibit Gallery to see what's in the rotation, and stop by the Pepsi Family Center to let the kids go wild. Staying with the theme, you can head over to the Birthplace of Pepsi to check out some of the classic flavors. From the Caleb Kola days to souvenirs celebrating the soda's 100th anniversary, there’s plenty to be explored here.Another popular destination in the area is the New Bern Firemen’s Museum, offering plenty of interesting history to explore. You can learn about the great fire that destroyed thousands of buildings in 1922, among other things. This museum was founded in 1955 and built out of the old firehouse, and now you can head there to have a conversation with fire horse Fred or enjoy all the unique memorabilia and hands-on exhibits featured on-site.Rent a travel trailer near New Bern and explore this coastal region of North Carolina. From scenic shores and stunning natural areas to charming historic cities and fun campground features, you'll never run out of options while camping at New Bern KOA.


It doesn't get more convenient than having your own bathroom on the road. Let's talk about the 3 main types of toilets you may encounter in an RV rental.
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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.