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Named for a Native American princess belonging to the Nipmuck tribe, Wawaloam Campground is one of the best that Rhode Island has to offer. This charming family-owned RV park has elegant camping spaces and lots of features and amenities. While camping at Wawaloam Campground, you'll be in a prime position to see and explore the smallest state in the country; the campground is centrally located between Narraganset on the coast and Providence to the north.The campsites at Wawaloam Campground come in a variety of options, including RV sites with cement pads and full hookups, seasonal sites, and adult sites for those camping without children. There are a few restroom and shower facilities throughout the park, along with wireless internet hotspots.This family-friendly campground near Richmond features sparkling, refreshing pools and epic water slides, too; there is no shortage of fun to be had when you're camping at Wawaloam Campground. Playgrounds, splash pads, fun games, volleyball nets, and a variety of other planned activities await guests and their children at this charming camping resort. The laundry facilities, campground store, and recreation room at the front of the park further adds to the compelling list of reasons why you should consider Wawaloam Campground anytime you go camping in southwestern Rhode Island.



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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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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

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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

While exploring the heart of Rhode Island with a camper rental, there is nothing you can’t reach. Charlestown Breachway is one of the many places you can visit when you want to see the gorgeous coasts of the Atlantic Ocean in the southern parts of the state. The pristine beaches of Charlestown are reason enough to visit the park, with tons of fishing, swimming, sunbathing, and surfing to be done. Strolling the beaches, reading a book at sunset, and camping out near the water make this an excellent place to visit during your Richmond RV rental vacation. Fishermen's Memorial State Park is another recreation area by the ocean, featuring a monument to the fishermen lost at sea. This lovely seaside was once a military base, so many of its old buildings still remain.Both Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge and Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge are found on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean with stunning wetlands, estuaries, tidal marshes, sand dunes, and other ecosystems containing a wide array of wildlife. Birdwatching in these two conservation areas is an absolute pleasure, with over 250 species of bird known to stop off there during their migrations.One of the most popular parks in the state is Burlingame State Park, and it's just 20 miles south of the campsites at Wawaloam Campground. Head here with the motorhome rental for an action-packed day of outdoor fun. You can paddle around Watchaug Pond, hike through the park's densely packed woods, toast s’mores over a campfire with friends, swim or fish nearby, and pick up camping supplies or food at the convenient on-site store run by park rangers. No matter where you go to enjoy the great outdoors, you are in for quite a treat when you go camping with an RV near Richmond, Rhode Island.

City Sightseeing

Richmond isn’t the liveliest of places, but a quick 30-minute drive to Narraganset will land you in the midst of many of Rhode Island's attractions. Point Judith Lighthouse and Point Judith Fisherman's Memorial are enticing options while in town, especially if you like to see iconic New England-style lighthouses and the vantage points their towers provide.South County Museum is a lovely depository of information and artifacts regarding the formation of the county and all of its local history. This gorgeous Victorian building is full to the brim with exhibits, historical artifacts, New England folk art, and an impressive collection of old photographs too. Take a step back in time when you visit the depictions of a carpenter's shop, a 19th-century schoolhouse, and a carriage house complete with milk delivery wagons, classic cars, and a fire engine dating back to 1847. Tour guides escort visitors around the space, providing a fulfilling and interesting experience.The cities of Newport and Providence are also within easy reach when you rent an RV near Wawaloam Campground and want to head into the city for some entertainment. The Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art is a fantastic institution displaying works of art from all around the globe. Over 80,000 pieces of art and history, including Paul Revere's silver collection, ancient textiles and apparel, and 12th-century Buddha statues, can be seen in the museum, among other things.


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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.

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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.