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Slumber Valley Campground

If you're looking for a peaceful waterfront campground in northeastern Pennsylvania, then consider Slumber Valley Campground. This heavily wooded campground near Meshoppen is ideal for families, and there are lots of fun activities for campers to enjoy during their downtime, including a swimming pool, a game room, and a playground for kids. If you want to explore around the campground, the nearby Meshoppen Creek is excellent for fishing and swimming. The RV park also allows pets, and you'll have access to WiFi during your stay.When you camp in an RV at Slumber Valley Campground, you'll have all the amenities you need for an idyllic camping vacation. There are over 50 campsites, the majority of which provide water and electric hookups, while a handful of sites offer full hookups if needed. All sites support 30/50 amp service. Campers will also have access to basic amenities, including laundry machines, bathrooms, and showers.During your visit with an RV rental near Meshoppen, you'll be close to some beautiful outdoor areas and exciting cities. There are several state parks and rivers near Slumber Valley Campground, including the winding Susquehanna River, which offers enthralling outdoor adventures. There are some beautiful nearby cities, too, like Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and Binghamton, which contain a plethora of fun family-friendly attractions.



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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

One of the most beautiful parks in Pennsylvania, Ricketts Glen State Park, is located close to Meshoppen. This 13,000-acre state park is popular due to the park's 22 named waterfalls, which run through the center of the park, including the 94-foot Ganoga Falls, the largest waterfall. Hikers will love exploring the park's 26 miles of trails, which lead past these stunning waterfalls. Some of the trails are steep and slippery, so make sure to bring appropriate footwear. The park also features the 240-acre Lake Jean, which is ideal for watersports, including boating and fishing. There's even a 600-foot sandy beach, which is perfect for swimming and sunbathing.If you'd prefer to stay close to your campsite at Slumber Valley Campground, then consider visiting Lackawanna State Park. This 1,400-acre park consists of sprawling woodlands surrounding the 200-acre Lackawanna Lake. Lackawanna Lake is perfect for watersports, including fishing and boating. Anglers can expect to catch pickerel, bass, and trout in these waters. Swimming is not allowed; however, there is a swimming pool. If you want to explore around the lake, there are 18 miles of gentle trails that lead by the lake and through the park's woods. During the winter, the lake and surrounding area are ideal for winter sports, including ice skating, sledding, and skiing.Another park that shows the beauty of Pennsylvania's wilderness is Salt Springs State Park. This state park is located within the Endless Mountains region and contains hemlock trees and a deep gorge with Fall Brook running through it. This stream features three waterfalls, and the park is great for hiking with nearly 15 miles of trails, which lead past the park's best natural features. During your hike, watch out for local wildlife, including magnolia warblers, red squirrels, and black bears. Fall Brook is also a popular fishing destination, and the stream is stocked with trout.

Exploring the City

Meshoppen campers will want to branch out and explore the nearby city of Scranton. The city is well known for being the setting of the hit TV show The Office and features tons of fun activities for the whole family. The Lackawanna Coal Mine was a successful coal mine until its closure in the mid-1960s. The mine reopened some decades later as a museum and is dedicated to the impact coal mining had on the U.S. economy and way of life. Visitors can explore up to 300 feet below the surface and experience what conditions were like for coal miners in the early 1900s.Scranton also has some wonderful museums, including the Everhart Museum. This museum covers a range of topics, from natural science to art, with some fantastic displays on locally found fossils and minerals. There are also some impressive exhibits aimed at displaying local ecosystems, with an array of plants and animals to see. There are also some exquisite pieces of art and history at the museum ranging from Roman relics to contemporary American folk art.Alternatively, you might want to get out of Pennsylvania and head north to Binghamton, New York. This historic city has some fun attractions, and a great one for families is the Binghamton Zoo. This zoo is the fifth oldest zoo in the country and features over 150 different animals from across the globe. Some of the most interesting animals you'll see include Amur leopards, red pandas, and golden-headed lion tamarins. The zoo also offers animal encounters where you can get to know your favorite critters.


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.