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American Heritage Campground

Northern Washington is full of wonders, with majestic forests, breathtaking mountain ranges, and exceptional national parks. Just outside of Olympia, you can rent an RV near American Heritage Campground and be close to it all. This magnificent RV park on the cusp of Washington's capital city provides a perfect blend of nature and city convenience, with easy access to the magical Olympic Peninsula to the north. With Puget Sound and amazing cities like Tacoma and Seattle within driving distance, it’s no wonder so many people go camping near Olympia.When you camp at American Heritage Campground, you'll have access to campsites with full or partial hookups, ample tree cover, privacy, and peaceful vibes. Paved paths and roads make it easy to navigate to the features of the park. Clean shower and restroom facilities are also provided on-site.In addition to a lovely, tranquil campsite, there are plenty of reasons to go camping at American Heritage Campground, from its fabulous in-ground pool to the kid-friendly farm and petting zoo. Horseshoe pits, volleyball courts, bicycle paths, athletic fields, and a playscape provides endless entertainment for guests of all ages, and a campground store ensures that campers have everything they need. With a fun assortment of features and exquisite views of the Olympic Mountains, American Heritage Campground is the place to be when camping in northern Washington.



Find the perfect RV for your campsite

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

Come for the peaceful atmosphere and exciting amenities, stay for the fantastic scenery of northern Washington when you rent an RV near Olympia. The spectacular selection of recreation areas and parks in Washington is part of the reason why it has become one of the premier vacation destinations in the United States. You can see places like Tolmie State Park north of Olympia, on the enchanting shores of Puget Sound. Fishing, swimming, kayaking, boating: there is no end to the fun you can have at Puget Sound, and there are some fantastic hiking and biking trails on land too. Part of the park extends beneath the waves, making it one of a few parks that are both on land and underwater. Scuba diving is often done at this marine park as well.Millersylvania State Park is on the other side of Olympia, located a short distance south of the capital city. Old-growth fir trees inspire hikers and backpackers venturing through the park, and there are an old train rail, historic structures, and places to swim, boat, or go fishing on-site. Joemma Beach State Park has stunning beaches on the edges of Puget Sound. Here you can go paddleboarding, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, boating, sailing, windsurfing, crabbing, and fishing, among other things. The camping facilities at the park are top notch in case you feel like extending your stay.Perhaps the most famous outdoor attractions in Washington are the Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park. Together they account for several million acres of federally managed land featuring a wide swath of different ecosystems. This massive wilderness north of American Heritage Campground has it all, from lush rainforests and rugged coastlines to towering snowcapped peaks that can be seen from as far away as Seattle on clear days. If you have cold-weather gear, you can conquer the frigid peaks of the Olympic Mountains, like Mount Olympus, the tallest and most prominent mountain in the state. Trekking, camping, wildlife viewing: there is a never-ending stream of possibilities when you take a trip to this legendary natural area on the Olympic Peninsula.

City Sightseeing

Being so close to the state’s capital, those camping at American Heritage Campground can easily head into the city and do a bit of sightseeing on rainy days. The Washington State Capitol building is a nice place to start. Brilliant architecture dazzles along with fascinating exhibits and historical resources, telling the story of Washington, from its native people to its first pioneers.The Olympic Flight Museum highlights aeronautics, bombers, military jets, and other aspects of aviation. You can see real military planes that saw combat throughout the last century, and even observe air shows featuring professional pilots and vintage aircraft.Nature lovers should definitely stop by and see the Puget Sound Estuarium, a place unlike anything else in the world. This unique aquarium focuses on the complex habitats of Puget Sound and its many estuaries. See small creatures, learn about the local environment, and take guided tours provided by wildlife experts when you head to this family-friendly, educational destination.Meld into the lush wilderness of Washington's northwestern coast when you book an RV rental near Olympia. Once you've arrived, pull into your campsite at American Heritage Campground and start exploring.


Whether you’re on or off the grid, you have options when it comes to powering your RV. Here are the pros and cons for each.
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Find the perfect RV for American Heritage Campground

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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.