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Goddard Park Vacationland

If you are looking for a beautiful and relaxing RV campground in northwestern Pennsylvania, Goddard Park Vacationland is worth checking out. In the town of Sandy Lake and walking distance from Lake Wilhelm, the campground offers many recreational opportunities. The campground is about an hour's drive south of Erie and Lake Erie, and approximately 40 minutes' drive from New Castle and Hermitage.While you're camping at Goddard Park Vacationland, you'll be within walking distance of Maurice K Goddard State Park, where you'll find fantastic hiking trails, a beach, biking, and so much more. In the state park, you can rent a boat and head out on the lake. Other activities to enjoy here include wildlife watching, hunting, and picnicking. In the wintertime, Maurice K Goddard State Park is a great place for sledding, cross country skiing, ice skating, and snowmobiling.While camping at Goddard Park Vacationland, you'll have access to many features that your kids can enjoy, including a playground, horseshoes, a game room, a swimming pool, and more. The campsites here are available with pull-through or back-in access and can accommodate big rigs. Sites are offered with full or partial hookups. Other amenities include WiFi, laundry facilities, restrooms, and showers. There is a camp store with basic supplies, but the town is close by if you need more options. Cabins and tent camping sites are available as well.When RV camping at Goddard Park Vacationland, you can enjoy the picturesque wooded setting, relaxing walks by the lake, or many organized activities and events. Check out the snack shack for lunch, snacks, pizza, or ice cream. The campground is also pet-friendly with a dog park, offering a lot of space for your pets to play.



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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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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

Just a short drive from the RV campground by Lake Wilhelm, you can explore State Game Land 270. This beautiful wooded area is perfect for hunting, wildlife watching, hiking, fishing, and other recreational activities. Some of the animal species you can find here include geese, ducks, and rabbits. There are also deer, turkeys, pheasants, raccoons, and many more that can be hunted when in season. Trapping of mink, beaver, and muskat is another popular activity in the park.Pymatuning State Park is located on the shore of the Pymatuning Reservoir, only about half an hour's drive west of Goddard Park Vacationland. The park covers almost 17,000 acres of land, and it is home to many animal species, including deer, turkey, rabbit, and squirrel. Seven miles of hiking trails run through the park, and there are three public beaches where you can swim or relax and have a picnic by the water. There are also three marinas where you can launch a boat. Other activities in the park include fishing, hunting, wildlife watching, bicycling, and disc golfing. Sledding, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing are popular pastimes in the winter months.McConnells Mill State Park is just about 40 minutes' drive south of the campground, located on both shores of Slippery Rock Creek. This scenic natural area is a popular location for whitewater rafting, canoeing, and kayaking. Enjoy the scenery and amazing waterfalls while hiking, picnicking, or camping in the park. If you like fishing, the most common species here are trout and bass. Animal species you can see while hunting or wildlife watching are deer, turkey, rabbit, and squirrel. There are two rock climbing areas too.

Exploring the City

With an RV rental in Mercer County, you can see several exciting natural and cultural attractions. Over in Greenville, you can visit Canal Museum, dedicated to 19th-century travels from Pittsburgh to the Great Lakes via the Erie Extension Canal. This was the most common method of transportation before the railroad was built in the area, and it was especially important for the iron industry in Pennsylvania. In the museum, you can see historical artifacts, historical information, and a replica of a canal boat.Close to the Canal Museum, you can also visit the Greenville Railroad Museum Park. The museum is dedicated to preserving the railroad history of the area, and it has many important artifacts on display. In the park, you can see the 1936 steam engine, an iron ore car, and a caboose. Join a guided tour or roam the park by yourself and take amazing photos with this beautiful exhibit.Less than 30 minutes' drive south, in Grove City, you can visit a unique animal and adventure park where you can enjoy animal encounters, a zipline, and other interesting activities. Some of the animals you can see here include lions, emu, horses, camels, and black bears. Join educational tours, fun activities, or animal feedings during your visit.


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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.