Renting an RV near Cincinnati, OH
There are over 248 RV rentals available from 7 local RV pro businesses and 166 private RV owners. Reserve an RV for as little as $59/night up to $750/night for higher end RV rentals. The average RV rental price in Cincinnati, OH is $158/night. Renting an RV on Outdoorsy is simple and easy to get started!
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Information About Cincinnati, OH
The Queen City, aka “the Nati,” is Ohio’s third largest behind Columbus and Cleveland, and sits at a crossroads of culture. Cincinnati’s character is hard to define: a mix of Midwestern, Southern, and Appalachian, with a little bit of the Northeast thrown in for good measure. Sitting on the state’s southern border, much of the metropolis extends across the Ohio River into the state of Kentucky, including the suburbs of Covington, Florence, and Independence.
Cincinnati is a great place to rent an RV, with the possibility for adventure and cultural experiences in just about any direction. Traffic in Cincinnati isn’t too bad compared to larger cities on the East Coast and Great Lakes, so it won’t be hard to get around.
If you do decide to park your RV rental in Cincinnati during the day, know that Cincinnati’s public transportation system isn’t as developed as other metropolises. The Cincinnati Bell Connector is the only light-rail system in the area, and consists of just 18 stations along a 3.6-mile loop between the Great American Ball Park and the downtown area. The buses of the Southwestern Ohio Regional Transport Authority (SORTA) and the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK), depending on which side of the state line you’re on, make up the majority of Cincinnati’s public transportation. They provide service every fifteen minutes or so and can be a convenient way to get around if you know the routes.
Outdoor Adventure Near Cincinnati
When renting an RV in Cincinnati, you absolutely must make time for a trip to Cuyahoga Valley National Park - one of only a handful of national parks east of the Mississippi. The park is a 3.5-hour drive north of Cincinnati, but it boasts a world-class bike path along the towpath of the former Ohio and Erie Canal. At just 51 square miles, Cuyahoga Valley is one of the smaller national parks, so it wouldn’t be too hard to explore most of it in a few days.
For something a little closer, Hopewell Culture National Historical Park is just over an hour and a half east of Cincinnati. Sitting on the banks of the Scioto River, the park preserves several of the mysterious mounds built by the Hopewell people almost 2,000 years ago. There’s not a lot of information about this ancient culture, but it’s certainly fun to explore the mounds and imagine how they were used.
RV Parks in Cincinnati
Renting an RV in Cincinnati can present some challenges, as there are relatively few dedicated RV parks in town. However, numerous state parks and public grounds in the surrounding area will be able to accommodate your rig. Winton Woods Campground lies about 17 miles north of the city and has miles of trails to exercise on or take your pet for a walk. It’s right on the 23X bus line, which will get you downtown in about an hour. Twelve miles to the east of the city is the FMCA campground. It’s a little out of the way, but is just steps from a fitness center and a few miles from the closest Walmart.
For an experience even farther away from the bustling city, consider staying at Steamboat Bend Campground, situated on the northern bank of the Ohio River about 16 miles southeast of the city. You’ll be sure to get some peace and quiet, and the Coney Island Amusement Park, halfway between the campground and the city, is the perfect place to take restless kids.
Exploring the City of Cincinnati
Most of the attractions in Queen City are located on just a few downtown streets running perpendicular to the Ohio River. It’s a fairly walkable neighborhood, so feel free to leave the RV back at the campground.
If you’re interested in American history and the Civil Rights movement, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is sure to be an enlightening experience. During the Antebellum Period, the Ohio River marked the border between northern free states and southern slave states, and thousands of African-Americans crossed it near Cincinnati, releasing themselves from bondage. A tour of the museum is a look at one of the darker chapters in America’s past, but it’s a necessary one if we ever want to purge those demons.
For a lighter experience, book an RV in Cincinnati during the right season and check out one of the city’s professional sports teams. The city has both an MLB and an NFL team, the Reds and the Bengals, respectively. The Reds were the very first professional baseball team formed, and their home at The Great American Ball Park has recently undergone $5 million in improvements, making it one of the country’s more enjoyable venues to catch a game. The Bengals are one of only twelve teams to have never won a Super Bowl, so every game they play is a chance to see history in the making.
If you’re a fan of craft beer, you’ll definitely need to park the rental camper in Cincinnati to make stops at MadTree Brewing, Christian Moerlein Brewing Company, and Listermann Brewing. The Midwest may be more famous for the bland, mass-market brews coming out of St. Louis and Milwaukee, but these taprooms are filled with flavor, and geeky hopheads will love the chance to chat with the brewmasters themselves. Additionally, you can jump on a tour bus and enjoy guided tastings at a number of breweries around the city.
If you’re bringing the kids along, the Cincinnati Zoo is ranked as one of the best in the country and is conveniently located in the Avondale neighborhood in the middle of the city. It’s home to over 500 species of animals, including Sumatran rhinos, western lowland gorillas, and Masai giraffes.
Whether you stay in the city or venture farther out, there is plenty to see in this one-of-a-kind city. Start your search for an RV in Cincinnati and pack for a little of everything.
RV Rentals in Cincinnati, OH
Cincinnati, OH is the perfect spot to start your next road trip. With 248 RVs for rent, travelers can find a motorhome rental to match their budget and rental needs. In Cincinnati renters can choose from a selection of drivable RVs including 30 Class A, 5 Class B, 46 Class C, and 3 Camper Vans. For towable options, renters can bring their own vehicle or rent a tow vehicle and can choose from 129 travel trailers, 9 folding trailers, 9 fifth wheels, and 9 toy haulers.
There are many popular rentals in Cincinnati with the average rental having a rating of 4.84. The highest rated RV rentals are 2017 Winnebago 31G, THE VACATION BUS, 2017 Nexus Viper, 2017 Jayco Greyhawk 29MV Motor Home, and 2006 Fleetwood Bounder. Outdoorsy's Cincinnati RV rental marketplace allows renters to choose from rental options from professional RV rental agencies as well as RVs for rent by owner. Cincinnati's most popular RV rental agencies are AGRV Rental, Road Adventures, NKY RV Rental, Inc., and Sakura, Ltd.. There are 28 instantly bookable RVs in Cincinnati that renters can book at a moments notice.
RV Rental Prices and Availability in Cincinnati
Outdoorsy data shows the average RV rental prices for the next six months in Cincinnati is $158.23 with 200 of the inventory already booked. For drivable RVs the average price is $212.83 and $130.12 for trailer rentals. The least expensive week of the year to book is January 27 - February 2 with the most expensive being July 3 - July 9. The most popular month for renting an RV in Cincinnati is July with the least popular being December.
Popular RV Rental Amenities in Cincinnati
Using the search filters renters can find a motorhome, camper van or trailer to rent using the criteria from 50+ filters. In the most popular RV rental amenities are: 239 refrigerators, 238 air conditioners, 237 kitchen sinks, 237 heaters, and 236 stoves. For those looking to cook, 187 have ovens, 239 have refrigerators, 219 have microwaves, and 236 have stoves. For those needing some entertainment in their RV, 195 have TVs, 220 have radios, and 200 have CD Players. For those who love to travel with their pets, there are 114 pet friendly RV rentals in Cincinnati.
RV and Motorhome Rentals Nearby
Nearby to Cincinnati are a number of National, State and Local parks. Travelers can easily rent RVs and motorhomes near Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, Mammoth Cave National Park, Hocking Hills State Park, Cumberland Gap National Historic Park, Clifty Falls, and Natural Bridge State Park.
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