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Wilkes-Barre is a city in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. It was first established in 1769 and formally incorporated in 1806. The discovery of coal reserves in the 19th century attracted thousands of immigrants seeking jobs at the mines, causing the city to expand rapidly. This continued until after World War II when the coal industry collapsed, and the city's economy shrank. Today the city relies on manufacturing and retail to support its economy and has developed a policy of pursuing green alternatives wherever possible, such as the installation of green lampposts. It was home to the Planter's Peanut Company from 1926 to 1961 and was the site of Babe Ruth's record home run, one of the longest in baseball history, at Artillery Park.

Book an RV in Luzerne County, and you will be one step closer to an RV vacation you will not soon forget. There are a few other towns that entertain for an afternoon (or perhaps longer). Meshoppen has one listing on the National Register of Historic Places, the Old White Mill, added in 1975. Carbondale was where the first deep vein anthracite deposit in the United States was discovered and mined. Frackville has a nickname of “Mountain City,” that was bestowed when it merged with the village of Mountain City in 1876. Danville has a number of notable people who are or were residents, including the inventor of the QWERTY keyboard configuration, Christopher Latham Sholes. Milton has been home to several notable people, such as James Curtis Hepburn who invented a system for using Roman characters to write in Japanese. Your Wilkes-Barre travel trailer rental is your invitation to see this historic area for yourself.

The Great Outdoors

Frances Slocum State Park is a horseshoe-shaped recreation destination popular for boating and fishing; species found in the lake include bluegill, catfish, trout, and many more. Ice fishing can be enjoyed in the winter, and there is a pier where visitors can fish from the shore. The park is a refuge for a wide variety of birds and mammals as well as fish; it is open year-round from dawn to dusk. The park has a swimming pool and snack bar, both open seasonally, and visitors can hike, mountain bike, and picnic in the park.

Nescopeck State Park is bordered by Mount Yeager and Nescopeck Mountain to the south and north respectively. It is comprised of many diverse habitats including wetlands and forests. Nescopeck Creek runs through the park alongside the many trails in different places, and the park has an environmental education center with various exhibits and year-round educational programs. Fishing and hunting are allowed, and it is a popular destination for nature viewing. Keep your Wilkes-Barre camper rental nearby, and you can use it as a viewing blind while enjoying its creature comforts.

Hickory Run State Park is located in the Pocono Mountains' western foothills, and it has miles of hiking trails, trout streams, and a boulder-strewn area that is a National Natural Landmark. Sand Spring Lake, located within the park, has a sandy beach where visitors can swim at their own risk between late May and mid-September. The park is a good destination for geocaching, and it has two orienteering courses that individuals can attempt on their own.

RV Parks

There are a multitude of RV parks and campgrounds near Wilkes-Barre, but some of them may have mobile homes. Your Wilkes-Barre camper rental is all you will need to guarantee a relaxing and enjoyable vacation no matter where you decide to stay.

StonyBrook RV Resort is a cultivated RV campground with a swimming pool, bathhouses, and an on-site store. The park is open year-round, and the internal roads are graded and level. Sites include crushed-rock pads, full hookups, and picnic tables and fire rings; they are big rig friendly and can be rented by the day, week, or month. The park has sufficient trees to provide shade when it gets hot.

Exploring The City

There are a number of things to do in and around Wilkes-Barre, including visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. There are additional outdoor attractions, parks, and natural areas, that are scenic and relaxing. Those who need a break from the heat can check out two indoor arenas and watch some amateur hockey if a game is underway. There is an art gallery that exhibits paintings and other art forms, and a community theater offering local renderings of off-Broadway productions. There are local landmarks such as the Market Street Bridge offering photo ops along with the chance to take in some local history. Be sure to get your Wilkes-Barre motorhome rental in the foreground of your pictures so you can brag about it back home.

When its time for dinner, Wilkes-Barre has exactly what you're looking for. Prices range from inexpensive to fine dining, so there is something here for everyone to enjoy. There are a few commercial chain restaurants on hand, but most of the venues are locally owned. One Thai restaurant has an elegant dining room setting and an extensive menu that categorizes the spiciness of each dish for its customers. Folks dining here should try the green curry with chicken, pork, or beef. Another restaurant dishing up Mexican food is open for lunch and early to late evening dinners. Meals are preceded by complimentary chips and salsa, and the portions are large. Don't worry if you can't finish; have your leftovers wrapped up and take them home to your Wilkes-Barre luxury RV rental for a late-night snack. Nothing says vacation like good food, your favorite lawn chair, and a star-filled sky.

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Frequently Asked Questions


What are RV rentals?

Renting an RV lets you enjoy the flexibility of RV travel without all the costs and maintenance of ownership. With a rental, you can book the perfect rig for any trip just like you would a car or hotel. With Outdoorsy, you rent directly from the RV owner but get the backing of programs like roadside assistance, insurance, and stellar support from real, live people 24/7.

How much are average RV rentals?

On average, you can expect to pay between $75 and $150 per night to rent most small trailers and campervans. Larger trailers and motorhomes could cost $100 to $250 per night. Renting an RV for a longer time can be even more affordable–a week or month-long rental could average out to less than $60 per day.

Are there RV rentals with unlimited mileage?

Yes! Each RV owner can choose whether to offer unlimited miles on their vehicles. You’ll be able to see if unlimited mileage is an option on any listing you check out. If unlimited miles are not available, you’ll be able to see what is included with the base rate and what extra miles will cost.

Are RV rentals pet-friendly?

Many RV owners allow pets in their rentals. Be sure to check the listing to see if it’s an option for the rig you have your eye on. You’ll be able to see if there is an extra deposit or fee for pets before you request a booking.

Do RV rentals offer delivery?

Having an RV delivered to your home or destination is a great way to simplify your trip. Many RV owners offer delivery and setup services, usually for an extra fee or within a certain distance of their location. Each listing shows whether or not delivery is an option.

Are there RV rentals near me?

RV rentals are available all over the country! Whether you want to pick up an RV near home to set out an epic road trip or if you want to have one ready at your destination, you can search by location for any type of rig.

RV rental vs buying?

Renting an RV is an affordable way to get all the benefits of RV travel without the maintenance and overhead of ownership. It’s also a great way to try out the lifestyle and different types of rigs before you take the plunge and buy your own. Already own an RV? Consider renting yours out to bring in some extra income.

How many people can sleep in an RV?

Small travel trailers and campervans can usually sleep 2-4 people comfortably. Mid-size trailers and motorhomes usually sleep 4-8. Bigger rigs often sleep 6-10, some even 12!

Why choose Outdoorsy vs Craigslist or Airbnb?

Security, for one. Outdoorsy helps protect RV owners and renters with excellent support and insurance options, and a secure platform for listings, communication, and payments. There are plenty of other reasons though, like roadside assistance, detailed listings, and a wide variety of RVs to choose from.

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