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American Wilderness Campground

On the fringes of the Cleveland metropolitan area of northern Ohio is the American Wilderness Campground. Just south of Lake Erie and the famed “Vacationland” tourism region, you can pick up your Grafton campervan rental and have a fantastic experience in the Buckeye State, traveling around to various cities, parks, lakefront beaches, and other exciting destinations.“Vacationland” is the title given to the section of northern Ohio on the edges of Lake Erie, thanks to its popularity with people living in the Midwest. Each year, vacationers flock to RV parks like American Wilderness Campground to spend their vacation in the popular area. RV camping, tent camping, primitive camping, and group camping: this incredible campground has it all. Toilets, showers, dumping facilities, and other essential amenities are offered by the park, too, in addition to campsites with electric, water, and sewer hookups.American Wilderness Campground is much more than a place to stay, with tons of features to help make things exciting. The facility doubles as an event center for large group get-togethers, weddings, family reunions, company retreats, and more. A large swimming lake in the center of the park provides guests with a pleasant place to cool off in the summertime, and it's fully stocked for fishing too. There are boat rentals, playgrounds, an adventure park, a recreation room, a game room, basketball hoops, volleyball courts, and an array of hiking trails circling the park, so be sure to consider staying at American Wilderness Campground when you book an RV in Lorain County.



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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

Vast urban areas are often associated with Ohio, but the state's northern region is also home to some unique landscapes and incredible parks. When you rent an RV near American Wilderness Campground, you can easily find your way to dozens of state parks in the area, like Findley State Park, just a short drive away. This small, heavily-wooded recreation area has lovely hiking paths lined with wildflowers and nearly 300 campsites where you can stay with your Grafton travel trailer rental for a peaceful night’s sleep out in nature. Beaches, boat ramps, and swimming areas contribute to Findley State Park's features.Portage Lakes State Park is on the other side of Akron to the east and is another worthy park often visited by vacationers. The 2,000-acre park has eight small lakes, several swimming areas, and some great secluded fishing spots.East Harbor State Park is over on the Marblehead Peninsula; it's a major part of “Vacationland,” and one of the state’s most popular recreation areas thanks to its lavish views of Lake Erie. The park is just north of Sandusky, with a historic lighthouse, a marina, beaches, picnic areas, several miles of hiking trails, and a disc golf course. There is a small campground by the water where guests can camp.When you're camping at American Wilderness Campground, you might want to consider a visit to the state’s lone national park. Cuyahoga Valley National Park is close to Cleveland, offering an oasis of peace and quiet in the forest to help get away from the noise of the city. This small but heavenly nature park has serene waterfalls, gorgeous geological features, some historic sites, and campgrounds to stay at. A visitor center on-site helps showcase the archaeological sites of Cuyahoga Valley National Park left behind by ancient native peoples.

City Sightseeing

While camping in northern Ohio, you can see a bevy of attractions with the help of your campervan rental. Nearby Elyria contains the Hickories Museum, run by the Lorain County Historical Society. This incredible resource hosts a gallery of artifacts, old letters, photographs, and other remnants of the past in an effort to preserve the history and tell the story of Lorain County.Akron is not far from the campsites at American Wilderness Campground either, so a quick ride into the city allows you to see places like the Akron Art Museum. Tour the building to see some special glass structures, massive sculptures, and modern artwork decorating the walls of the interesting-looking building in the heart of the city.While not on the same level as major city zoos, the Akron Zoo has more than enough to appease animal lovers and children. A massive menagerie of animals from all over the globe call the Akron Zoo home, with beautifully landscaped grounds, nice pathways, helpful staff, and a whole lot more.Between Akron and Cleveland, you’ll have more than enough to keep you busy when you rent an RV near American Wilderness Campground in northern Ohio.


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Find the perfect RV for American Wilderness 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.