In a beautiful rural setting in central Tennessee, you will find Manchester KOA, located just outside of Manchester. This RV campground is an hour's drive from both Nashville and Chattanooga and is in an ideal location if you like water sports, with several lakes nearby. Great Smoky Mountains National Park is also within day-tripping distance, so when you're camping at Manchester KOA, you'll have lots of ways to explore the wilderness. A number of highways run through Manchester, making it easy to reach the KOA and its surrounding attractions.The award-winning Manchester KOA is family-friendly and offers a variety of features within the campground. There are a swimming pool and hot tub on the property. Kids will enjoy the playgrounds and the mini-golf course, and numerous other fun activities like outdoor bowling, a jump pad, and train rides. There are also planned activities for guests to enjoy, like ice cream socials and movies on the big outdoor screen.While camping at Manchester KOA, you can enjoy many of the comforts of home, with a coffee shop, exercise room, restrooms and showers, Kamping Kitchen, and laundry facilities. Furry friends are welcome and can enjoy a little refresher at the pet washing station after a run around the pet playground. The spacious campsites here have full hookups, with some sites able to accommodate big rigs.There are other ways to enjoy this action-packed campground too. Embark on a mini-expedition on the KOA's nature trail, spend some time fishing in the pond, or in the summer, head to the racetrack to zip around for the afternoon.

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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


Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the host a request to book.


Delivery or Pickup

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

Let us help

Most hosts have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.


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 host in the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

When you book an RV in Coffee County and stay at Manchester KOA, some excellent natural areas are just a short drive away, like Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park. This beautiful place dates back 2,000 years and is both educational and recreational. Here you can have a nice day picnicking and hiking, or you can visit archaeological sites and learn about the Native American history of the location. The fort was once used as a ceremonial gathering place for Native Americans, and nowadays, you can explore hiking trails around it. The park also organizes many activities and events throughout the year, so you may be able to participate in one while you're here.Only a few minutes' drive from the KOA is May Prairie State Natural Area, which is a beautiful grassland surrounded by oak forest. This almost 500-acre park is a habitat to many plant species like Indian grass, switchgrass, and plume grass. In the summertime here, you can see vibrant flowers too, including sunflowers. There are over 300 plant species in the park, making this one of the most diverse areas of Tennessee. Enjoy a picnic or toss a Frisbee at this laid-back spot, or take some time to snap a few photos of the area's beautiful fields and butterflies.Woods Reservoir is one of the closest lakes when you camp in a travel trailer at Manchester KOA. Here you will find two natural sites; the Coffee County Recreation Area and Franklin County Park. In Coffee County Recreation Area, there is a boat ramp, and you can also enjoy canoeing and kayaking on the lake. This is a popular fishing location in the county, and here you will find various species of bass and catfish, crappie, walleye, bluegill, redear sunfish, and warmouth.

Explore the City

While camping at Manchester KOA, you can take a short drive into the city to visit local restaurants, shops, and attractions. One of the closest is Arrowheads/Aerospace Museum. Here you can see scale replicas of famous pioneer and colonial-era buildings, local Native American artifacts, Civil War documents, photos, weapons, and clothes. There are also antique collections of dishware, dolls, spinning looms, fabric, and more. For kids, the most interesting exhibits feature running Lionel trains, rocking horses, toys, and other collectibles.Manchester is also home to the famous Bonnaroo Music Festival, which happens every summer. When the festival is in full swing, there are many interesting activities and experiences you can try, like food and wine tasting, camping, parades, yoga and running events, and more. At this popular festival, a variety of musicians perform, and there is something for everyone in the lineup.Tennessee Aquarium is approximately an hour's drive southeast when you're RV camping at Manchester KOA. This two-building aquarium has one of the most diverse collections of freshwater animals. Here you can see everything from jellyfish and butterflies to sharks and penguins. Join one of many events and activities, including watching movies about nature in the IMAX theater, going backstage, feeding animals, and so much more.

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Questions about RVs?


What type of RV should I choose?


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.


Do the RVs have bathrooms?


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.


How does check-in work?


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.