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In peaceful Kennebec, South Dakota, you can make use of one of the state’s coziest and inviting RV parks. Kennebec KOA is found just off of Interstate 90 in the heart of South Dakota, approximately halfway between Sioux Falls and Rapid City on their respective sides of the state. The RV park’s favorable position close to the Missouri River makes it a popular campground for those seeking outdoor recreation during the summertime when temperatures soar. There are not many urban areas nearby when you rent an RV near Kennebec KOA, but national parks, native reservations, and scenic outdoor areas abound in this gorgeous part of the country.Every site at Kennebec KOA has pull-through access, ensuring the largest RVs in the industry can fit comfortably with lots of space to spare. Additionally, there are tent camping sites with maximum privacy for guests who opt to stay for their vacation. A few camping cabins are also available.Aside from the camp store where you can purchase camping supplies and groceries, there are a lot of features to enjoy while camping at Kennebec KOA too. Laundry facilities, clean bathrooms, hot showers, two swimming pools, volleyball and basketball courts, a picnic shelter, and a dog walking area help this RV park feel just like home when you book an RV in Lyman County.


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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

Often mistaken for a flat, barren state devoid of natural beauty, South Dakota, like many of its Midwest neighbors, tends to surprise first-time travelers when they see the rolling hills, majestic riverside campgrounds, and epic badlands of the state. Plenty of recreational areas can be found nearby on the banks of the Missouri River, like Good Soldier Creek Recreation Area, Fort Thompson Recreation Area, North Shore Recreation Area, and Tailwaters Recreation Area. Each respective area offers riverfront recreation like swimming, boating, fishing, and camping, so be sure to bring your Kennebec RV rental along for a multi-day stay on the scenic Missouri River.A quick sojourn in the western portion of the state can yield a myriad of pleasant destinations, particularly for those who enjoy seeing natural cave systems. Pack up the Kennebec motorhome rental and make the three-hour drive west to Jewel Cave National Monument or Wind Cave National Park, both of which contain some of the largest and longest cave systems in the world, with breathtaking, underground labyrinths that guests may explore if they are feeling brave. These subterranean passageways wind, twist, and turn for miles, offering a look into the inner workings of the Earth.Along with Wind Cave National Park, Badlands National Park accounts for a significant portion of the tourism to South Dakota, with stunning badlands, strange geological features, hundreds of miles of trails, and a whole lot of campgrounds for you to use with your Kennebec travel trailer rental. Even historical sites can be found on the sacred grounds of the Badlands National Park area, used for ghost dances and other ceremonies by the local native tribes. No matter what part of this charming, wonderful state you choose to explore, you will feel encouraged to return time and time again to visit enchanting parks and recreation spots with spectacular landscapes aplenty.

City Sightseeing

Kennebec is much too small to have any significant attractions of its own, and aside from serving as an excellent jumping-off point, there is more to do when you rent an RV near Kennebec KOA and venture off for some memorable sightseeing in nearby Pierre, the tiny capital of South Dakota. For starters, the State Capitol Building in Pierre is worth checking out, with iconic Greek Revival style featuring epic domes and ornate Greek columns. You can take a self-guided tour through this mesmerizing palace of style while learning about the building and state’s history.The South Dakota National Guard Museum in Pierre pays its respects to the brave companies of soldiers that were created well before South Dakota was even a state. This impressive collection has military vehicles, uniforms, weapons, and a great deal of information retelling the story of South Dakota military heroes.The South Dakota State Historical Society Museum is perhaps the state’s most complete history museum, full of exciting exhibits and galleries displaying all facets of South Dakota history. The building itself is a real work of art, built into the side of a mound underground unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Have a blast taking guided tours through this charming museum, not far from the Capitol Building when you rent an RV near Kennebec KOA and take a day trip to the South Dakota state capital.


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Find the perfect RV for Kennebec KOA

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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.