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Lakeview Park Campground

Looking for waterfront camping near Lancaster, where you can learn scuba diving? The Lakeview Park Campground’s spring-fed quarry an hour’s drive from Columbus is an ideal place for novice divers to start. The dozens of campsites at Lakeview Park Campground provide you with just the right place to stay in comfort while learning the ropes. There are 30/50 amp electric hookup sites and concrete patios for rental RVs. Campground amenities are more than adequate and include picnic tables, a family-friendly bathhouse and toilets, and a laundry facility.Beyond diving, fishing, and swimming, activities in Lakeview Park Campground include regularly scheduled pot lucks, fishing tournaments, and other fun events for all ages. If you love gathering ‘round roaring campfires, most sites have fire rings and firewood and ice are sold at the office so you can enjoy the company of your pets and fellow Lancaster campers with cold drinks in hand. Snap souvenir photos and send them to family and friends using the on-site WiFi connection to keep everyone in the loop.If you’d rather be on the water, rent a pedal or glass-bottom boat, or kayak, and cast off into the clear waters of the lake. Put a line out for bass, bluegill, and catfish; you won’t be disappointed fishing in the well-stocked lake. A beach and swimming area are set aside for those who prefer to dip their toes in the water. When it’s time to move on, unload your tank at the dump station and refill your propane tank on-site. Stop at any one of the numerous gas stations and dozens of grocery and convenience stores in Lancaster to fill up on provisions and refuel your campervan rental before rolling out of town for an exciting journey down the road.



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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.

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After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

At Hocking Hills State Park, hikers can trek the park's seven major hiking areas. If you want to see some of the most sought-after destinations in the park, take your Lancaster camper rental to the park and head to the Old Man's Cave area where the six-mile Grandma Gatewood Trail starts. The trail then takes you to the Cedar Falls and the Ash Cave hiking areas that are deservedly popular among visitors. Photographers may want to linger at the Devils Bathtub for a good shot of the swirling and cascading waters of the captivating tiered waterfall.Those who like to explore the outdoors on two wheels should rent a camper near Lakeview Park Campground and hit the enthralling mountain bike trails of Lake Hope State Park. Beginners may want to pedal along the lakeside scenery of the Hope Furnace Trail Loop (4.5-6.5 miles) as there’s little elevation gain along the route. On the other hand, ridge riding awaits cyclists on the ten-mile Copperhead Loop. Adrenaline-seekers looking for white-knuckle riding may want to try the tight turns, switchbacks, and steep climbs and descents at the five-mile Sidewinder Loop. For a sampling of segments of Copperhead, Sidewinder, and Hope Furnace trails, the 16-mile Big Loop is highly recommended.For a trip back in time when horses ruled the roads, Fairfield County’s original covered bridges take you there with a little imagination needed. At least a handful of these historic structures are in and around Lancaster. The Rock Mill Bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The John Bright #2 Bridge is the one you pass through on the road to the Lancaster Festival concerts at Ohio University, and the McCleery Bridge is the one to take if you're exploring Lancaster's bike paths.

Exploring the Area

Lancaster is the boyhood home of Civil War general William Tecumseh Sherman and his brother, Senator John Sherman. Start your journey on the Civil War Discovery Trail at the Sherman House (built in 1811) in Square 13, a block on the National Register of Historic Places containing more than 80 historically significant buildings.Soak up the local culture and book a campsite at Lakeview Park Campground in the summer for the Lancaster Festival, one of the biggest events in the county. The star of this multi-day event is the Lancaster Festival Orchestra, alongside Hall of Fame artists headlining several dozen events hosted in various venues around town. The festival is not only a musical event, as galleries, museums, and restaurants also host their favorite artists.If you miss the event, camp in an RV near Lancaster and drink your way through the Hocking Hills region following the Route 33 Brew Trail. Designate a driver and stop at a handful of craft breweries and taprooms along the route and collect your stamps in exchange for a glass pint at the end of the tour. You need not travel far, though, as there are taprooms right in Lancaster where you can sample light and mildly hoppy ales.Who says you can’t enjoy hiking, history, and hops in one go? When you want to have the best of all worlds, all you need to do is stay in a family-friendly campground in the Hocking Hills area. Map out your route and make the most of your RV rental in Lancaster, Ohio.


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Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

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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.