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Allegany State Park, NY

147 RV rentals

Allegany State Park immerses you in the whimsical landscape of the Enchanted Mountains. The park occupies a sprawling 65,000 acres, making it one of the largest state parks in New York. Allegany was once marketed as the "Wilderness Playground of Western New York," and it hasn't lost sight of its roots. Today, the park lures nature lovers with sandy beaches, scenic hiking trails, and excellent fishing in a myriad of streams, ponds, and lakes.

Planning a vacation in the Empire State? Book an RV in Cattaraugus County and you can explore this signature state park at your own pace. From budget-friendly campers to luxury motorhomes, you'll find RV rentals for every occasion. When you've had your fill of Allegany State …

Allegheny National Forest, PA

125 RV rentals

Encompassing over 500,000 acres of dense forest, Allegheny National Forest dominates much of Pennsylvania’s northwestern landscapes. While Interstate Route 80 and 79 run along the southern and western boundaries of the forest, respectively, the fantastic hiking trails, motorhome camping spots, and hidden waterways can all be easily accessed thanks to the developed network of asphalt roads that wind their way through the trees.

Those traveling through Pennsylvania will find the town of DuBois to be the last town of any substantial size before you enter the wilderness. Close to the borders of New York and Ohio, you can also reach Allegheny National Forest in less than three hours when you arrive from Cleveland, OH, and less than two hours …

Beaver Creek State Park, OH

247 RV rentals

Planning a motorhome camping trip? Then consider Beaver Creek State Park in Ohio, one of the state’s most scenic parks nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Not too far from the cities of East Liverpool and Lisbon. These cities would make great day destinations while you are on your rental RV vacation to Beaver Creek State Park. With different habitats like bottomlands, a gorge, forests, and the Little Beaver Creek, there are quite a few interesting outdoor recreational activities to enjoy in the park that covers about 2,700 acres of land.

With a history that goes back some 10,000 years, the area was believed to have been inhabited by the Fluted Point Culture, and in later …

Chapman State Park, PA

130 RV rentals

Located approximately 39 miles from Bradford and eight miles from Warren Chapman State Park is known for its tranquility. The park covers 862 acres of land and is home to 68-acre Lake Chapman. The lake is popular among Warren campers in part due to its great fishing, swimming, and boating. The lake provides a habitat for both warm and cold-water fish. Other than water recreation, there are a variety of activities, including hunting, hiking, and picnicking. For winter folks, the park offers cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing. There are five shelter pavilions and a huge picnic area overlooking the lake. Chapman State Park serves as a trailhead for several trails leading to the adjacent forest. In addition to park …

Cherry Springs State Park, PA

94 RV rentals

Cherry Springs State Park in rural Pennsylvania may be a small park, but it has the distinct honor of being named the second International Dark Sky Park in the country and is consistently rated as one of the top ten places in the world for stargazing. If you’re into astronomy, you’d be missing out if you didn’t search for an RV in Potter County to witness the night sky.

Located approximately four hours north of Pittsburgh and not too far south of Syracuse, Cherry Springs State Park sits atop the Allegheny Plateau in an area known for its native black cherry trees. It was initially home to a log cabin hotel where weary homesteaders would stop for a night …

Clear Creek State Park, PA

117 RV rentals

The beautiful Clear Creek State Park located in Jefferson County in the state of Pennsylvania is a wilderness oasis for outdoor enthusiasts. Located in the townships of Heath and Barnett, the Clear Creek State Park is in the borough of Brookville and stands at the confluence of the Clear Creek and Clarion River.

Occupying one of the most scenic parts of the Clarion Valley, the park covers over 1600 acres of forested area. Historically, the park has been open to the public since the Great Depression, with many of the recreational facilities being constructed around that time, and still in use today. The river and the excellent hiking trails are a major attraction for Clear Creek State Park campers.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH

283 RV rentals

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, which is Ohio's only national park, is 33,000 acres in size. Nestled in between the bustling cities of Akron and Cleveland, this is one of the smallest and newest national parks in the United States. Located in northeastern Ohio, this park was initially designated as a Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area in 1974, and later on as a national park in 2000.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park's landscape is dotted with forests, rock formations, cliffs, and rolling hills. This national park gets its name from the 22-mile stretch of Cuyahoga River that weaves through the park. Cuyahoga Valley National Park provides varied outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, themed train rides, historical site visits, and wildlife …

Darien Lakes State Park, NY

355 RV rentals

Darien Lakes State Park is close to as far west as you’ll get from New York City and still be in New York. When you book an RV in Genesee County, you’ll be able to see this gorgeous park and more in the surrounding area. Darien Lakes State Park is near Buffalo and Niagara Falls, both of which are near the shore of Lake Erie and not far from Lake Ontario. The park covers almost 2,000 acres in total and is open all year long.

There is an onsite lake at Darien Lakes State Park, called Harlow Lake, which is popular with anglers and watersport lovers in the area. Additionally, while exploring the state park RV campgrounds, you’ll …

Evangola State Park, NY

439 RV rentals

Evangola State Park is a 733-acre expanse surrounding Lake Erie in southern Erie County, New York. The park opened in 1954 and is located west of the village of Farnham, at the border of the towns of Brant and Evans in New York’s Niagara region. State Route 5 passes through the eastern part of the park so after you book an RV in Erie County you’ll be able to enjoy easy access to go out and enjoy some more adventure.

Evangola State Park's major attraction is its arc-shaped shoreline and natural sand beach on the edge of scenic Lake Erie. The park stays open year-round and boasts three campground loops and grassy picnic areas overlooking beautiful vistas of the lake.

First Ladies National Historic Site, OH

383 RV rentals

Situated in Canton, OH, the First Ladies National Historic Site is the only Repository of scholarly information about the First Ladies of the United States. The site was established in 2000 and comprises of two buildings; the Education & Research Center and Ida Saxton McKinley’s family home. Planning on visiting the First Ladies National Historic Site during your next vacation? Rent an RV in Stark County and explore the city of Canton in your home away from home.

The Education and Research Center is an interesting place to visit. There is a research library, an exhibit space, and a stunning 91 seat theatre where films about the first ladies are shown. Some of the nearby attractions include the Pro …

Geneva State Park, OH

306 RV rentals

In northeastern Ohio, on the shores of Lake Erie, you’ll be near the heartland of the Ohioan wine country. Twenty minutes from Ashtabula, an hour from Cleveland, and an hour-twenty from Akron rests the lovely 698-acre Geneva State Park.

The Erie tribes inhabited this area up until the 1650s when the French settlers came through and started taking over the area. Over the next 100 years, the settlers established a trade route and used Lake Erie for shipping goods across the country. Throughout the 1960s and ‘70s, the state started buying up the land and developing it into the state park we know today.

At Geneva State Park, visitors can play basketball, hike, bike, swim, boat, fish, or …

Golden Hill State Park, NY

486 RV rentals

Encompassing 510 acres on the southern shoreline of Lake Ontario, Golden Hill State Park is highly recommended by RV campers, hunters, fishers, and history enthusiasts. The park is known for its trails that meander across the grass prairies, along the coast, and through oak groves. Other centerpiece attractions include Lake Ontario itself and the 60-foot-tall lighthouse, built back in 1875 and boasting scenic views from the top of the tower.

Aside from the amazing recreation opportunities available at Lake Ontario, it's also a place where lots of migratory bird species come to roost. Depending on the season, birdwatchers can expect to see grebes, swans, geese, loons, and ducks, as well as birds of prey like eagles and hawks.

Guests who …

Guilford Lake State Park, OH

264 RV rentals

Guilford Lake State Park lies in northeast Ohio, close to the towns and cities of Youngstown, Canton, and Salem. The park straddles along the northern shore of Guilford Lake, a 361-acre freshwater lake. The perfect positioning of Guilford Lake State Park makes it accessible from any of the major north Ohio cities. From this accessibility, thousands leave the hustle and bustle of the concrete jungle to soak up the fantastic lakeside recreation Guilford Lake State Park offers.

The state park is well known for its angling and boating opportunities, as well as its abundant wildlife. All this makes Guilford Lake State Park the perfect park to visit with an RV rental. Making your way to Guilford Lake …

Hampton Hills Metro Park, OH

293 RV rentals

Camping with an RV at Hampton Hills Metro Park is a great way to spend your summer. Located within the city of Akron and Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Hampton Hills Metro Park covers around 655 acres of land made up of oak, black walnut, sycamore, and elm trees. Not too far from the park is the city of Tallmadge. A motorhome camping trip in Hampton Hills Metro Park is ideal if you’re keen on spending time in the outdoors. 

With a history that dates back thousands of years, the park occupies land that was shaped during the last ice age and is home to the glacially formed Adam Run Valley. Today, the valley is made up of unique flora …

Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, NY

398 RV rentals

Situated just about halfway between Rochester, NY, and Buffalo, NY, Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge is a charming wildlife refuge-cum-recreational area that is highly appealing to Alabama campers seeking a peaceful time with nature. For a chance to explore the westernmost region of New York at your own pace, book an RV in Alabama, NY, and have fun exploring.

Located just a few miles from the mighty Niagara Falls and the Finger Lakes Region of New York, you’ll be kept occupied by a variety of outdoor activities while motorhome camping in the region. Landlubbers will love hiking and animal viewing at the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge while the nearby lakes, including Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, should be good …

James A Garfield National Historic Site, OH

319 RV rentals

The James A. Garfield National Historic Site is located in Mentor, Ohio and is the restored family home of the 20th president of the United States. It's located right off of Highway 20, just 30 minutes east of Cleveland, an hour and a half west of Erie, PA, and 40 minutes from Ashtabula.

The James A. Garfield National Historic Site has been fully restored and is now a popular destination for American history buffs. Walk through the museum exhibits and learn all there is to know about the president’s life from his childhood to his assassination. You can explore the 160-acre farm on your own, with an audio tour, or alongside a ranger tour guide. See artifacts …

Kettle Creek State Park, PA

106 RV rentals

Tucked away in the Pennsylvania Wilds and surrounded by beautiful state parks and forests, Kettle Creek State Park has plenty to offer to outdoor enthusiasts. Located a little over an hour's drive southeast of Emporium, this 1,793-acre park sits on the shores of Kettle Creek.

With its wilderness surroundings, Kettle Creek State Park is well worth visiting if you want to escape the daily grind for a little while. It also offers an abundance of recreational activities, with great fishing, boating, and hiking all on offer.

Best of all, there are two pretty campgrounds to choose from, so you shouldn't have any trouble finding the perfect spot to set up camp at Kettle Creek State Park for a few …

Lake Erie State Park, NY

363 RV rentals

Lake Erie State Park is located in the town of Portland in Chautauqua County, New York. Established in 1928, the park is spread along the southern shoreline of Lake Erie in New York’s Allegany region, less than ten miles from the cities of Dunkirk to the east and Westfield to the west. 

Lake Erie is the shallowest of the Great Lakes and was one of the first to be uncovered when glacial ice dissolved thousands of years ago, and is the 12th largest lake in the world. Whether you plan to do some boating, hiking, or lounging by the water, book an RV in Chautauqua County to enjoy the magnificent scenery of Lake Erie State Park. In addition to the …

Letchworth State Park, NY

199 RV rentals

Positioned between the villages of Perry and Nunda, and the towns of Leicester and Mount Morris, Letchworth State Park is one of the Empire State’s most beautiful parks. Covering 14,427 acres with Genesee River splitting the park, the place is often referred to as the "Grand Canyon of the East."

Home to lush forests, cliffs, waterfalls, and scenic hiking paths, the park is a favorite nature retreat for adventurers. Letchworth attracts visitors from all over the country and offers a vast area to explore, as well as engaging activities and opportunities to learn about nature and wildlife. To truly appreciate this New York gem, go for a hot air balloon ride and take photos from a bird’s eye …