Having an adventure in Albany, Oregon, and the surrounding area is super easy with one of the many RV rentals available. There are Class A through C motorhomes that can sleep anywhere between four and 12 people. You can expect to pay around $200 per night for Class C motorhomes and up to $400 per night for Class A motorhomes. If you're more interested in a towable RV, you have your choice between fifth-wheels, popups, travel trailers, and toy haulers. These will sleep between two and 10 people and will run anywhere from $90 to $180 per night.
Oregon's largest city, Portland, is situated right along the Columbia and Willamette rivers. It's well known for its plethora of eco-friendly coffeehouses and recreational adventures. Portland also has a thriving theater, art, and music scene. Some of the city's top attractions include the Portland Japanese Garden, Portland Art Museum, Oregon Zoo, Pittock Mansion, and Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.
Located north of Albany, just over the Washington state line, is the city of Seattle. Surrounded by mountains, evergreen forests, parkland, and water, it's Washington's largest city. Headquarters to some of the largest tech companies like Amazon and Microsoft, Seattle has a futuristic metropolitan area. While you're in town, be sure to stop by the Sky View Observatory, Space Needle, Museum of Pop Culture, Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle Art Museum, and Chihuly Garden and Glass.
Just south of Albany on the Willamette River is the town of Eugene. This town is well-known for its outdoor adventures. While you're visiting, you can hit the trails on bike or foot at one of the many recreational parks. Some of the most popular are Alton Baker Park, Hendricks Park, Skinner Butte Park, and Armitage Park. Have some fun at the Cascades Raptor Center, Autzen Stadium, and Willamette River Bike Trail.
Known as the Hub of the Willamette Valley, Albany has a rich history of pioneers settling down as the Oregon Fever movement broke out. Settlers from across the country, like Thomas and Walter Monteith, were granted 320 acres of land if they were single and 640 acres of land if they were married. Agriculture was the biggest industry in Albany's young history, with wheat being its principal crop. In the latter half of the 1800s, the California Stage Company established Albany as one of its many stops on its ride from Portland to Sacramento.
As the town suddenly saw an influx of visitors, its development skyrocketed. Today, Albany has over 700 historic buildings that date back before 1920. It's known as the "Rare Metals Capital of the World" as it produces many different metals, with zirconium being one of the most popular. More recently, Albany has launched the green tech industry with Oregon Freeze Dry. As you enjoy this historic city, be sure to visit the Historic Carousel and Museum, Albany Regional Museum, Timber Linn Memorial Park, Talking Water Gardens, and Waverly Lake.
Salem, OR - The capital city of Oregon, Salem has many historical landmarks and museums to enjoy.
• 50+ Restaurants
• 15+ Gas Stations
• 4 Rest Areas
• 10+ Campgrounds
• 3 National Forests
• 10 State Parks
• 10+ RV Parks
• 5 Dump Stations
Bend, OR - Located on the Deschutes River, this town offers everything from an extinct volcano to ski resorts.
• 40+ Restaurants
• 10+ Gas Stations
• 3 Rest Areas
• 10+ Campgrounds
• 4 National Forests
• 9 State Parks
• 10+ RV Parks
• 6 Dump Stations
Medford, OR - This quiet town offers theater performances, miles of hiking trails, views from a summit, and various wineries for tasting.
• 15+ Restaurants
• 15+ Gas Stations
• 3 Rest Areas
• 4 Campgrounds
• 8 National Forests
• 4 State Parks
• 4 RV Parks
• 10+ Dump Stations
Crater Lake National Park is home to the deepest lake in the United States. Oregon's only national park, Crater Lake, was formed by a now-collapsed volcano known as Mount Mazama. This park offers a variety of recreational activities that will let you follow in the footsteps of the Native Americans who originally inhabited the area. Take to the miles of hiking trails, jump on a boat tour, or explore the park on a narrated trolley tour.
Mount Rainer National Park is one of Washington's most iconic landmarks. Mount Rainer actually stands 14,410 feet tall, and it's comprised of a mixture of glaciated peaks and an active volcano. The lower slopes of this national park are filled with beautiful meadows and old-growth forests. With over 236,000 acres to explore, you'll be sure to get your fill of outdoor adventures when you visit Mount Rainer.
Olympic National Park in Washington has rugged coastline, spectacular mountains, and beautiful rainforests. It encompasses a total of 922,000 acres, 60 miles of which runs along the Olympic Peninsula coastline. Enjoy a variety of outdoor adventures like hiking, kayaking, swimming, biking, and more.
Beverly Beach State Park is tucked away in the Oregon coastline just miles from the city of Newport. You'll enjoy long expanses of sandy shorelines with a wind-sculpted forest just seconds away. Spend some time whale-watching at various park viewpoints, check for sea life in the tidepools, and check out the campground souvenir shop.
South Beach State Park is located in central Oregon and offers miles of beautiful sandy beaches. As you travel over the Yaquina Bay Bridge into this state park, you'll notice that there's a ton of wildlife to enjoy. Some of the most popularly seen examples are bald eagles, blue herons, beavers, and turkey vultures.
Milo McIver State Park has a fish hatchery on-site that will be sure to entertain. This state park offers many fishing opportunities for steelhead and chinook. You can enjoy miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails.
Hoffman Bridge was built in 1936, primarily with hand tools. If you closely examine the upper timbers, you'll see the adze marks. This bridge also has gothic windows and enclosed sides, which were rare for the time. It's one of the first of its time to accommodate larger loads with a clearance of 10 feet, 10 inches. Hoffman Bridge spans 90 feet over Crabtree Creek.
The Monteith Historical Society will bring you back into the 1840s. Constructed in 1849 by pioneer brothers, this antique-filled home shares 1800s life with the 21st century. Learn how the pioneer folk lived in this historical treasure of a landmark. From era-appropriate music to kitchen chores, you'll get to experience it all.
The Thompson's Mills State Heritage Site has an on-site mill that was erected back in 1858. Over the years, the mill has undergone consistent adaptation to match the changing needs of the world around it. The absolute last water-powered mill in the state, Thompson's Mill offers milling machine demonstrations for all of its visitors.
• ATI Northwest Art & Air Festival - In late August, watch colorful hot-air balloons take to the sky as the sun rises.
• Northwest Horse Fair and Expo - In late March, horses hit the Linn County Fair. See them in action, learn about equestrian care in various seminars, and enjoy shopping at many western-style stores.
• Annual Springhill North Albany Car Show - In early July, take in the sight of many cars from the past and some newer additions that will be sure to blow you away.
• Siuslaw National Forest - This national forest offers a wide variety of ecosystems, including sand dunes and coastal forests.
• Mt. Hood National Forest - Pursue a scenic loop, day hikes, and an abundance of multi-use trails.
• Willamette National Forest - Explore 1.6 million acres suitable for all activities, from swimming on the beaches to hiking to breath-taking waterfalls.
Located in the heart of Albany, Blue Ox RV Park has pull-through spaces and is ready to accommodate larger motorhomes. They offer complete hookups and propane refilling on-site. There are two laundry facilities, a full kitchen, a large recreational building, an exercise room, a ping-pong table, and a pool. Blue Ox RV Park is situated within view of the Timber Linn Park and the Linn County Fair & Expo Center.
Premier RV Resorts, located in Salem, has long pull-through sites and full hookups. Enjoy the walking trail, outdoor swimming pool, spa, gift shop, pool table, fitness center, pickleball court, basketball court, horseshoe pits, golf ball hitting cage, and off-leash dog areas.
Hee Hee Illahee RV Resort is located in Salem. It's a pet-friendly campground that offers pull-through sites, full hookups, and internet access. The clubhouse offers a full kitchen, ping pong table, exercise room, spa, and pool for your entertainment purposes. With over 130 sites, you'll be sure to find a spot to meet your needs.
There are many dump stations that you can take advantage of in Albany and the surrounding towns. Along I-5, McClinton Auto and Collision charges a $5 dump fee. A little to the east is Gills Landing RV Park, which offers free dumping for registered guests and charges a nominal fee for non-registered guests. To the west in Corvallis, Benton Oaks Camp and RV charges a small fee for non-registered guests and is free for registered guests.
Exit 233 RV Storage & Repair offers 35 spaces at its Albany location. These spaces are uncovered, and you're charged by the foot with a minimum of 22 feet. This is a fully fenced, gated, and lit storage facility. All Secure Mini Storage in Albany has fully enclosed RV storage units. With easy access doors, lighted ceilings, and an entirely fenced-in perimeter, you can't go wrong. North Albany Self Storage offers both indoor and outdoor parking spaces. This facility is fenced-in and offers 24/7 access and video surveillance.
Motorhomes are divided into Class A, B, and C vehicles. On average expect to pay $185 per night for Class A, $149 per night for Class B and $179 per night for Class C. Towable RVs include 5th Wheel, Travel Trailers, Popups, and Toy Hauler. On average, in Albany, OR, the 5th Wheel trailer starts at $70 per night. Pricing for the Travel Trailer begins at $60 per night, and the Popup Trailer starts at $65 per night.Do you need to be a certain age to rent an RV in Albany?
Yes. The minimum age is 25 to be eligible to get an RV Rental in Albany from RVshare.Does RVshare have emergency roadside assistance?
Yes. Every RV rental booked through RVshare receives 24/7 emergency roadside assistance.Does RVshare offer one way RV rentals in Albany?
Yes. Prior to renting any RV, check with the owner since not all will offer this particular option.