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Most visitors to Nashville come for its amazing nightlife and entertainment, but what if you’d like to experience the best of both big-city attractions and quiet, relaxing countryside? When you book an RV in Dickson, you can have just that. Just a 45-minute drive out of Nashville, Dickson still has that Southern small-town feel, while being close enough to the city and all of its amenities.

While you can drive your Dickson motorhome rental into Nashville, know that parking can be expensive and hard to find near some of the larger attractions. Fortunately, Dickson is connected to the city’s public transportation system, the MTA, allowing you to ride into the downtown area in about an hour and 15 minutes.

RV Parks Near Dickson

Unfortunately, despite Dickson’s relatively rural location and excellent tourism potential, there aren’t that many RV parks close by. Dickson RV Park is an option close to town. The park has hookups, a swimming pool, and a forest setting. Nearby Montgomery Bell State Park has RV sites with hookups and also great recreational opportunities in the surrounding parkland. Another option is Tanbark Campground, which is 10 miles to the southwest along I-40. Sites have full hookups and laundry facilities are also available nearby. It’s conveniently located near a truck stop, which is great for when you need to fuel up your Dickson RV rental.

For those willing to stay a little farther from Dickson, there’s the Buffalo/I-40/Exit 143 KOA, which is about 30 miles to the southwest of town. As with most KOA campgrounds, it’s got plenty of amenities including full hookups, a pool (during the summer months), picnic pavilion, and staff that can help you choose activities in the area. There’s also the Lock A Campground 40 minutes to the north, near Ashland City, which could be a good choice if you’re interested in visiting Cheatham Lake, only a couple miles away. If you need to pick up any extra supplies before heading to your campsite, there’s a Walmart Supercenter just south of town, off Highway 46.

Exploring the City of Dickson

Booking a Dickson travel trailer rental or motorhome is all about enjoying the slower pace of rural life in Tennessee. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of interesting attractions to explore nearby. To get a sense of Dickson’s history, stop into the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum. The museum offers tours that explain the effect of the railroad on Dickson and how the Civil War shaped the region. It also has an interesting exhibit on the state’s youngest governor, Frank Clement, who was born in Dickson.

For a low-key evening, see a movie at the Roxy Theater. If you’re hoping for a souvenir from your trip to Dickson, stop at Bayou Sara’s Antiques or Yesterday's Treasures Antiques, both of which have all sorts of interesting furniture and knick-knacks for those with eclectic taste.

If your visit with the rental RV in Dickson will fall during the first weekend in May, you won’t want to miss the annual Old Timers Day Festival. Musical performances, old-fashioned clothing, and “old-time” games will have you stepping into the city’s past and experiencing it as it was around the time of the Civil War.

Getting Outside Near Dickson

You don’t have to go far to find some great things to do outside near Dickson. Those hoping to hit up the links during the Dickson rental motorhome vacation will want to set up a tee time at one of the local golf courses. A relaxing eighteen holes is always a good way to start the day. For those not wanting to drive too far, Montgomery Bell State Park is only 15 minutes to the east of Dickson and is one of the more popular places to relax and enjoy nature. As the former center of the area’s iron industry, it’s also steeped in history, which can be explored via the park’s 19 miles of trail. If you’re hoping to get out on the water, check out one of the local outdoor tour companies offering canoe/kayak rentals and tours. One can be found about halfway between Dickson and Nashville.

In addition to having all the comforts of home with you, one of the best things about renting a motorhome in Dickson is having the freedom to explore. If a big outdoor adventure is going to be part of your itinerary, you won’t want to miss Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It’s only a four-hour drive from Dickson and provides some of the best hiking opportunities in the state - there’s a reason it’s one of America’s most popular national parks.

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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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Popular nearby hiking trails and campgrounds

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  • Montgomery Bell Trail, TNMontgomery Bell State Park, TN
  • Creech Hollow Trail, TNMontgomery Bell State Park, TN
  • Montgomery Bell State Park North Loop Trail, TNMontgomery Bell State Park, TN
  • Montgomery Bell Mountain Bike Loop, TNMontgomery Bell State Park, TN
  • Lakes of Bowie Loop Trail, TNFairview, TN
  • Perimeter Trail, TNFairview, TN
  • Narrows of the Harpeth Hike Trail, TNNarrows of the Harpeth State Park, TN
  • Horseshoe Trail, TNFairview, TN
  • Hidden Lake Double Loop, TNHarpeth River State Park, TN
  • Ashland City Bicentennial Greenway Trail, TNAshland City, TN