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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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Discover Dayton


Tucked away almost 160 miles away from Nashville on Richland Creek lies the city of Dayton. Sitting west of Athens and to the north-east of Chattanooga, Dayton serves as the county seat for Rhea County. Book an RV in Rhea County and get a chance to explore the regions sights and sounds at your own pace.

The city of Dayton has a rich history. Originally named Smith's Crossroads, the city got its name from Dayton, Ohio in the 1870s. The county courthouse in town hosted the famous Scopes Trial in which a high school teacher was found guilty of teaching evolution. The preserved courtroom now has a museum about the trial and a re-enactment is held each July. Rent an RV in Dayton, TN, and explore Rhea County and the surrounding area one campground at a time.

The Great Outdoors

If you are one of the many folks that believe that the most visited park in the USA is either Yellowstone or Grand Canyon, sorry to burst your bubble as the title is actually held by the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. Shoehorned between eight states, Tennessee is a state of immense natural beauty and diverse landscape. There are lots of things to do in Rhea County and the surrounding region. Check out Lower Leggett RD Trail Head if you feel like taking your dog out for a walk. Running alongside a serene creek, the trail offers an awesome swimming opportunity for water lovers. There is also a short loop of the trail that is paved.

If you are into hiking, hop into your travel trailer rental from Dayton and head out to North Chickamauga Creek Gorge Trail Head and explore the rugged nature of the trails. For instance, the trail crosses through the river a couple of times, so come prepared to get wet. Novice hikers might find it a bit strenuous getting over boulders, but it will be fun nevertheless. Even though the water is usually cold, you will love taking a dip after a tiresome hike.

Just outside the town lies the Class II Laurel-Snow State Natural Area which was designated as a World Heritage Site in 1973. If you are in search of a park that won't disappoint, this is it. The main hiking trail makes its way through remnants of an old mine in an immensely scenic setting. You will have lots of fun exploring the gorge area, and the Laurel Waterfall is simply spectacular.

RV Parks

After scoring a luxury RV rental from Dayton, you will more than likely looking for a place to call home for a few nights. Many of the RV parks in the area are situated to the north of the city in Ten Mile and Spring City. If you don't want to venture beyond the city limits, consider checking in at Blue Water RV Resort and Marina. Located at the edge of Chickamauga Lake, the campground only has back in sites. The park offers full hookups for your RV and a couple of other amenities including lakefront access, WiFi, and pool access.

If proximity to Dayton is not a priority, consider Bitner's RV Park, which is located about 15 miles to the north-east in Spring City. The campground offers a variety of features for your camper rental. The park is easily accessed from either I-40 or I-75, and you get access to full hookups on the level pull-thru sites.

If you happen to be passing through and only need a night space, camping at the local Walmart may be an option. Just ensure that you get managerial permission before setting camp.

Exploring the City

You don't need to leave the city to have a good time. Point Park is a great fishing spot for land-based anglers. Catch and eat some fish in a lovely picnic setting with the family. Alternatively, head over to the park alone to clear your mind while watching the ducks. It is also a good spot to launch kayaks.

The 1.8 miles long Swinging Bridge Park Walking Trail is an all-season moderately trafficked trail primarily used for walking and fishing. Bring along your dog and let him walk with you, of course on a leash at all times. The trail offers alluring views of the lake and restrooms are available.

After a long morning fishing and jogging, your stomach must have already started growling. Don't worry as the city of Dalton is stocked with fine establishments that will serve anything from classic macaroni and cheese to well prepared Cajun paste. You definitely have to try the street food in town. The taco's and Burritos will leave you licking your fingers.

If it's the warm sunshine of Tennessee you are seeking, consider a camper rental in Dayton. Hike a trail, cast your line in hopes of catching dinner, watch a sunset, and enjoy the marvelous scenery. Rent an RV in Dayton, TN, and enjoy all The Volunteer State has to offer.

Popular nearby hiking trails and campgrounds


  • Hiking TrailLocation
  • Swinging Bridge Park Walking Trail, TNDayton, TN
  • Laurel-Snow Trail to Laurel Falls, TNDayton, TN
  • CT Snow Falls Trail, TNDayton, TN
  • CT Possum Creek Trail, TNSale Creek, TN
  • Big Soddy Creek Gulf Trail, TNSoddy-Daisy, TN
  • Stinging Fork Falls Trail, TNEvensville, TN
  • Rock/Creek Upchuck 50k Course, TNSoddy-Daisy, TN
  • Piney River and Twin Rocks Nature Trails, TNEvensville, TN
  • Piney River Trail, TNEvensville, TN
  • Piney Falls State Natural Area, TNCrab Orchard, TN

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