2018 Jayco Precept
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If you are looking for a place to go motorhome camping, and enjoy plenty of fresh air and great fishing, RV camping at Mead Lake Campground may be just the ticket. For anyone who loves a little peace and quiet, camping with an RV here is perfect. The campground offers 71 sites for motorhomes and travel trailers with 20-amp electrical hookups. Maximum length is 40 feet in these all-grass RV spots. There are pull-through sites and tent camping sites too.Mead Lake Campground is a great place to bring the whole family. They offer plenty of amenities such as an RV dump station, potable water, a shower house with plenty of hot water, and a small beach area right on the lake. Ice and firewood are available at the office. The sites here are heavily shaded, helping to keep your campervan rental cooler during the hot summer days. The campgrounds are open from May 1st through November 1st. Picnic tables can be found near most sites and in the designated picnic area.While most people don’t book an RV rental just to stay in the campground, the park is located near the town of Mead, a small town with a few hundred residents. The town itself is spread out over a vast area with plenty of woods separating the homes. When you're camping at Mead Lake Campground, you'll also be within a short drive of Abbotsford, Marshfield, and Neillsville, all of which offer places to shop for supplies such as food and beverages. Nearby Neillsville is home to the Highground Veterans Memorial Park, the 1897 Clark County Jail Museum, and an IGA grocery store. The nearest major city is Eau Claire, which is an hour's drive to the west.
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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.
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Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.
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The Highground Veterans Memorial Park in Neillsville covers 140 acres, but if you are standing at the point of the plaza, you can see over half a million acres of incredible Wisconsin forest land. You can also see glacial moraine from this spot in the park. There is plenty of grass to walk on as you visit several memorials to veterans of different wars and conflicts. In the Highground Learning Center, you will find over 4,000 books covering military history, hundreds of military artifacts, and a series of changing exhibits. There are two RV campgrounds nearby that offer partial hookups, dump stations, and access to fishing.Just a short drive away in nearby Abbotsford, you and your family can get in a round or two of disc golf at Red Arrow Park or spend the day at Monk Gardens. The gardens cover 30 acres and have places to enjoy a little quiet contemplation in the Memory Garden or Memorial Plaza. Be sure you take time to climb up into the amazing Tree House, eat a picnic lunch in the Potager pavilion, or stroll through the Meditation Garden that is filled with a wide variety of uncommon plants. This is a wonderful place to bring the whole family when you rent a camper near Mead.Wildwood Zoo in nearby Marshfield is home to Kodiak bears, cougars, bison, bald eagles, and so many more animals for your family to enjoy. In the Sensory Gardens, you have the chance to put all of your senses to work as you spend time relaxing here. There are walking and biking trails that take you throughout the zoo. The zoo covers over 300 acres and from Thanksgiving until December 31st is home to the "Rotary Winter Wonderland" where more than one million lights illuminate your way as you walk or drive through. The zoo opened in 1937 and has become one of the top municipal zoos in the state. It's a great place to spend the day while you are camping at Mead Lake Campground.
The nearest big city to the Mead Lake campground is Eau Claire, a rather unique city in that it encourages independent thinking and is home to a campus belonging to the University of Wisconsin system. The city was given its name by French explorers who were traveling along the Chippewa River, which had become muddy due to the rains. When they happened upon what is now called the Eau Claire River, one of the explorers became very excited as he declared, "Voici l'eau Claire," which translates into "here is the clear water."When you book an RV in Mead, be sure you take time out to visit the 1897 Clark County Jail Museum. Here you will find displays of law enforcement and military items. For 80 years, the jailhouse was used to house all prisoners in Clark County before being closed down. While you are here, be sure to visit the Victorian house that was home to Clark County sheriffs from 1897 until 1974. Here you will find displays of period art, books, furniture, and more. Saved from being demolished in 1980, the Clark County Historical Society set about restoring both the jail and house to their former glory, making it possible to open them to the public.At the end of the day when you return to your camper rental at Mead Lake Campground, you can always go swimming in the lake to cool off or break out the fishing gear to catch your supper. The lake is home to largemouth and smallmouth bass, panfish, walleye, and musky (but you'll have a hard time catching these monstrous fish). There are two boat landings you can use if you happened to bring one with you while camping with an RV.Whether you come for the peace and quiet, the fishing, or the local museums, your vacation starts with an RV rental near Mead, Wisconsin.
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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.
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