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Camping on the Battenkill

As one of the most beautiful states in the country, there are plenty of reasons to visit Vermont. Make the most out of a trip here and book an RV rental near Arlington. Once you arrive, you can pull into a campsite at Camping on The Battenkill. While staying here, you can take advantage of the swimming area, a playground, open fields, ball games, and more, along with canoe rentals and a trout stream. RV campsites at Camping on The Battenkill are available with full or partial hookups. On-site, you'll have access to shower facilities and a camp store that stocks firewood and ice.When you have the mobility of a motorhome rental, you can't just stay in one place. While camping near Arlington, VT, there's a lot to see. Head out to explore some of the area's natural sites, cultural attractions, and bustling cities. Albany, New York, is just over an hour's drive from the campground, or you can pack up the RV rental and take a day trip to Manchester or Boston. From magnificent historic estates like the Park-McCullough House in North Bennington to the amazing exhibits of Bennington Museum, there’s a ton to learn while you immerse yourself in the region's unique atmosphere.



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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

Vermont is filled with forests. Whether you are looking for a leisurely outdoor experience or something epic, this area delivers with spots like Lake Shaftsbury State Park, just a few miles south of your campsite at Camping on The Battenkill. There you can explore a quaint 84-acre parcel that provides everything you need to relax. Try boating, swimming, camping, fishing, and hiking along the Healing Springs Nature Trail.If you are looking for more room to spread out, you can visit Green Mountain National Forest in Rutland. It's one of the largest forests in western Vermont, offering plenty to do and see. You can explore eight different wilderness areas, each with their own distinct features. A day's visit could include hiking, fishing, biking, swimming, hunting, horse riding, or a scenic drive, among the other activities you can find in the huge forest. You can also spot a wide variety of plants and wildlife like grouse, coyotes, beaver, wild turkey, and black bear.You might also like a trip to Okemo State Forest in Ludlow. This state forest covers nearly 7,500 acres, spreading over multiple counties as one of the state's largest forest areas. Comprised of mountainous hardwood and sugar maples, here you can spot a variety of trees and even more species of birds. There’s a wetlands area and visitors can enjoy great hiking, biking, mountain climbing, snowshoeing, and more, depending on the season.

Explore the City

There’s more to Vermont than just the wonders of nature, so make sure to set aside some time to see some of the city-based attractions while you're here. While camping near Arlington, you’ll be perfectly positioned to check out the Bennington Battle Monument, one of the state's most popular historic sites. Reaching over 306 feet tall, the views from the top are absolutely breathtaking. The monument commemorates the Battle of Bennington, often considered to be a turning point of the Revolutionary War.A trip to the Bennington Museum should also be in order while you're camping near here. With the largest collection of Grandma Moses paintings in the world, this museum is great for art, history, and culture. Exhibits feature local works from the region covering many different time periods; from the Gilded Age to Bennington Modernism, there’s a lot covered here. Sculptures, war relics, pottery, and rotating exhibits are also featured at this interesting museum.You might also like a trip to the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum in Marlboro to learn more about the region and beyond. Exhibits include one of the largest collections of native species, plus displays focused on ecology, geology, and natural history. Walking trails covering 600 acres can also be explored here. Over 250 species are represented with custom dioramas, so you can see all types of mammals, birds, and reptiles when you spend an afternoon here.Delve into the scenic forests of southwestern Vermont when you book a travel trailer rental near Arlington. Base yourself to easily explore it all when you camp at Camping on The Battenkill. Spend days at the surrounding lakes, traverse the region's endless trails, and slow it down at day's end with a cozy campfire at your campsite.


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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.