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Andrew Jackson State Park, SC

374 RV rentals

Andrew Jackson State Park in South Carolina is located in Lancaster County, and just north of the city of Lancaster. The state park is obviously named for Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States. Born near Lancaster in 1767, Jackson is the only president to be born in South Carolina. His political home was Tennessee, but he was raised in South Carolina.

Lancaster County has a humid subtropical climate, which means that its summers are hot and humid while its winters are fairly mild. The high elevation in some of the upstate areas such as Lancaster means that they have fewer of the subtropical characteristics. Summers are not as hot and humid as they might be further south …

Blue Ridge Parkway, NC

368 RV rentals

This summer, plan a motorhome camping trip to Blue Ridge Parkway, considered America’s longest linear park that runs through the two states of North Carolina and Virginia. Referred to as ‘America’s Favorite Drive,’ Blue Ridge Parkway is an All-American Road and National Parkway that is known for its stunning scenic beauty. Extending over 469 miles, the parkway runs from north to south, passing through Asheville and Boone in North Carolina, and three major cities in Virginia - Waynesboro, Roanoke, and Galax. Following the ridge of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains for most of the parkway, the recreational motor road is a sheer delight for outdoor enthusiasts. The parkway also connects the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia on the northern …

Bluestone National Scenic River, WV

66 RV rentals

Bluestone National Scenic River is a nature preserve near Princeton, West Virginia. The preserve protects several miles of the Bluestone River in the southern Appalachian mountains. The property includes the river and the riverbanks on either side, plus forested areas extending back from the river. With an RV rental near the Bluestone National River, you can easily reach the river's best features. There are clearly marked hiking paths along the water which you can explore on your own, or you can join a ranger-led guided tour of the river.

On your journey, you'll have a chance to spot some of the preserve's wildlife population. Approximately 200 bird species have been identified in the park along with scores of amphibian, …

Bluestone State Park, WV

61 RV rentals

About five miles south of Hinton and 23 miles from Beckley is where you will find Bluestone State Park. Located in Southern West Virginia, the park boasts of 2,154 acres. Sitting on the shores the namesake lake the park is an all-time favorite destination for Hinton campers. Bluestone State Park has access to some of the most beautiful water bodies in West Virginia, namely Bluestone Lake and Bluestone River. Established in 1950, both the lake and park borrow their name from the Bluestone National Wild and Scenic River that cuts through the park. Its rugged and mountainous terrain is covered with trees.

Bluestone State Park is well known for its extensive shorelines along the 2,040-acre Bluestone Lake making it a …

Camp Creek State Park, WV

65 RV rentals

When you rent a camper near Camp Creek State Park, you’ll have easy access to both the state park and the neighboring Camp Creek State Forest. Both are easy to explore when you book an RV in Mercer County, WV, which encompasses the area both parks reside in. Camp Creek State Park, in combination with Camp Creek State Forest, covers and protects over 5,000 acres of mountain woodlands, interspersed with creeks, panoramic views, and plenty of hiking trails.

Although much of the forest was cleared in the late 1800s to make space for farmland, the West Virginia Conservation Commission began purchasing large sections of land in the 1950s and was able to regrow it to its former conditions.

Camp …

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge, NC

357 RV rentals

Private landowners and farmers purchased a large swath of sandy dunes with the hopes of turning the land into farms during the early 1900s. However, due to the sandy soil and poor management of the already-thin topsoil, the efforts were unsuccessful. The state of North Carolina purchased the land from desperate farmers during the height of the Great Depression and set it aside as a National Wildlife Refuge in 1939. The Civilian Conservation Corps, operating under President Roosevelt’s New Deal program, paved several miles of roads and nurtured fragile plants and grasses to restore the original habitat. Thanks to the organization’s efforts, Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge is a thriving dune biodome in South Carolina.

The closest large town is …

Cedarock Park, NC

391 RV rentals

The banks of Rock Creek make an ideal setting for Cedarock Park, a nature preserve spread over 400 acres, and a great spot for a motorhome camping trip. Located near the town of Bellemont in North Carolina, the park sits on the northwestern side of the Cane Creek Mountains. Not too far from Cedarock Park will bring you to the cities of GrahamBurlington, and Greensboro, and you can easily access these cities by renting an RV; you’ll find a range of affordable RV rentals in Alamance County. 

Cedarock Park came into being in 1975 when it was established on the historic farm of a local couple, John and Polly Garrett. Today, the park welcomes over …

Chester State Park, SC

395 RV rentals

As you are heading into the wilderness of beautiful South Carolina on a motorhome camping trip, consider cruising over to Chester State Park, a 523-acre green oasis and haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Located near the town of Chester, just fifteen minutes off Interstate 77, and aptly located midway between the cities of Columbia, SC and Charlotte, NC. Book an RV in Chester County to explore the state park and its neighboring towns and cities.

Developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1935, the park is one of 16 parks commissioned to be built by the CCC in South Carolina, in an attempt to provide employment to the youth. This move also hugely popularized the outdoors and went on …

Claytor Lake State Park, VA

160 RV rentals

If your idea of the perfect vacation involves swimming, fishing, camping, and a whole lot of time spent in the great outdoors, you'll love Claytor Lake State Park. Located near Dublin in southwestern Virginia, less than an hour out of Roanoke, this 472-acre park is a true delight for anyone who enjoys outdoor recreation.

Situated on the shores of 4,500-acre Claytor Lake, this beautiful park offers excellent swimming and boating opportunities, not to mention an impressive network of hiking trails. Throw in a large family campground as well and it soon becomes obvious that Claytor Lake State Park is the ideal spot for an RV camping getaway. Keep reading to find out what to do and where to stay so …

Crowders Mountain State Park, NC

453 RV rentals

Crowder’s Mountain State Park, North Carolina, is a popular destination for those that rent an RV in Gaston County. Easily accessible to the nearby towns of Gastonia and Kings Mountain, as well as the city of Charlotte, it provides visitors with the perfect mountain escape. Offering challenging hikes, towering cliffs, and views that will take your breath away, Crowder’s Mountain is made for the adventure lover.

Crowder's Mountain State Park includes the peaks of Crowder’s Mountain and The Pinnacle and was named after the creek that runs through the park, originating at the mountain’s peak. A stay at the park will give you the adventure to remember.

Douthat State Park, VA

65 RV rentals

Nestled among spectacular mountain scenery and boasting a long list of amenities and attractions, Douthat State Park might just be heaven on Earth for RV campers. Located in the Allegheny Mountains, around an hour-and-a-half west of Charlottesville, this beautiful park was opened way back in 1936 as one of the first state parks in Virginia.

It offers 40 miles of hiking trails, excellent trout fishing, a sandy swimming beach, kids' playgrounds and a whole lot more. Even better, it offers four scenic campgrounds with a combined total of 87 sites. RVs are more than welcome, so search for an RV in Bath County and start planning your Douthat State Park camping getaway.

Elk Knob State Park, NC

381 RV rentals

Elk Knob State Park covers over 4,227 acres and is one of North Carolina’s most recently created state parks. The park is best known for containing Elk Knob, which is one of the highest peaks in the area. Part of this state park also contains a section of the North Fork New River.

The state park features an interesting mixture of flora and fauna, making it a popular spot for hiking and photography. Elk Knob State Park is situated near Johnson City and Asheville.

Eno River State Park, NC

280 RV rentals

Eno River State Park lies in central North Carolina, a few miles north of Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill. The green land of Eno River State Park lies along the banks of the Eno River. Winding its way across the county, the Eno River cuts through some of the most idyllic scenery to see in this area of North Carolina. The state park creates the perfect escape for city dwellers who do not wish to travel to far from big cities such as Durham and North Carolina’s capital, Raleigh.

Whether its the great fishing to be had on the river or the picturesque hikes that the park offers, Eno River State Park has something for everyone. This …

Fairy Stone State Park, VA

225 RV rentals

While Fairy Stone State Park might be famous for being home to the legendary stones after which it is named, there's much more for campers to enjoy in this beautiful area than just staurolite.

Located 20 minutes northeast of Stuart in southern Virginia, this 4,700-acre park also boasts excellent swimming, fishing, boating, and hunting opportunities, as well as a scenic ten-mile trail network. If you like relaxing or getting active in the great outdoors, you'll find plenty to enjoy during your stay here.

And with plenty of RV-friendly campsites to choose from, Fairy Stone State Park is the ideal spot for a magical RV camping getaway.

Falls Lake State Recreation Area, NC

262 RV rentals

A few miles east of Durham, North Carolina lies the Falls Lake State Recreation Area, a collection of seven access areas that are scattered around the shoreline of the 12000 acre Falls Lake. Sitting a few miles to the north of Raleigh, the recreation area is one of the largest in the state, attracting a wide range of adventurers ranging from culture seekers to folks seeking to escape the bustling city life for a date with nature. Some of the neighboring parks include the William B. Umstead State Park in Raleigh and the Eno River State Park near Eno. Falls Lake State Recreation Area is awesome if you’re looking for a spot to camp in an RV in …