If your searching for a motorhome or pop-up camper rental in Buffalo, you may wonder what classes of RVs are best. This completely depends on what you need to be comfortable on the road for days or weeks at a time and how large your group is. Here is a simple breakdown of the different class types so that you can better understand what to consider as you search through the large collection of RV rentals in Buffalo.
Known as the king of RVs, Class A motorhome rentals are the largest. This is the type you see celebrities use on the set of a movie or on tours. They come with a full-size fridge, washer and dryer, a king-size bed, and more.
Class B RVs are also called camper vans, and they are the smallest of the self-powered RVs. Even though they are small and easy to drive, they can still be lavishly appointed and often have a raised roof and dropped floor to provide more room.
Class Cs are the most common type you see, and they have the extra section that goes over the cab. These are popular because they can hold four to six people depending on the model, they are easier to drive than the larger Class A, they come will all the amenities you need, and they are affordable.
Travel trailers are another great choice and include teardrop campers, pop-up campers, toy haulers, and fifth-wheel trailers. The following are some of the key factors to know when choosing a towable RV:
You can sleep under the stars and explore some of the most beautiful places on the Great Lakes when you camp near Buffalo. Popular outdoor activities include mountain biking, canoeing, and hiking.
Branches of Niagara Campground & Resort offer great RV spaces, a camp store, and lots of activities. This may turn out to be one of your favorite places on the lake as it’s clean and offers serene surroundings, and since you can also book a cabin here, it’s ideal if you have family members who aren’t ready to rough it.
If you’re looking for a basecamp to explore the Niagara Falls and Buffalo, then Niagara Falls / Grand Island KOA Holiday may be the right choice for you. The park is affordable and has all the amenities you’d need, plus a dog park and playground.
Even though New York is home to the ‘city that never sleeps,' the state also has beautiful parks that are worth exploring in your Buffalo RV rental. South of Buffalo on Lake Erie, there is Evangola State Park and Lake Erie State Park. North of Buffalo along the Niagara River, there is Beaver Island State Park, Niagara Falls State Park, and Wilson Tuscarora State Park — this one is further north situated on Lake Ontario.
About two hours away via the I-90 E is Women’s Rights National Historical Park. Here you can explore waterways by taking the guided kayak tours of Cayuga-Seneca Canal in the summer. Needless to say, with all of the history in this park, it’s a great place to take your children so that they can explore the people, stories, and places that are a part of their history.
While there aren't any national parks here, the state parks are sites to see.
It is very convenient to put your RV in storage to protect it while you’re not using it. U-Haul Moving & Storage at Transit Road in Depew and U-Haul Moving & Storage of Cheektowaga on Ludwig Avenue are the closest options to Buffalo. In the Rochester area, you can find Rochester RV Storage and U-Haul Moving & Storage at Rochester International Airport.
Keeping your motorhome rentals in Buffalo in peak condition includes dumping your wastewater in a timely manner. The dumpstation nearby Buffalo in New York is the Jellystone Park of Western New York. Nearby in Canada, you can go to Flying J Travel Plaza on 1637 Pettit Rd, Fort Erie, Ontario, and the Regional Municipality of Niagara Sewage Dumping Station on 1 Anger Ave, Fort Erie, Ontario.
If you’d like to head out in an RV and turn the Fourth of July celebrations into a long weekend holiday, RVshare’s trip planner can make the process easier. July is an amazing time to visit this area with your Buffalo RV rental. There are parades, events, and fireworks to enjoy like the Lancaster Independence Days and celebrations on Old Falls Street.
Buffalo attracts people every year because it’s an amazing destination for shopping, leisure activities, and sightseeing. If your goal is to visit Niagara Falls, then Buffalo can serve as your base. Other worthwhile sights include:
Western New York is home to two major league sports teams: the Buffalo Sabres, a hockey team that plays in the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, and the Buffalo Bills, a football team that plays at the New Era Field in Orchard Park. When you’re in the area, there are other minor sports teams you can catch, too, such as the Buffalo Bandits for those interested in indoor lacrosse, FC Buffalo for soccer fans, and the Buffalo Bisons for baseball fans.
Other events to see include artists performing at After Dark Presents and Clown Around Entertainment. For a night out, consider the Body Shop Gentlemen’s Club — a great place for friendly people and good drink prices.
Interstate 190 runs north-south and is the auxiliary interstate highway that connects Buffalo to the I-90. Taking the I-190, you can reach the Canada-US border near Niagara Falls.
If you are considering a rental from RVshare, then you will need to be 25 years of age to be approved.
Just like any vehicle that you rent, with camper rentals in Buffalo, NY, you are going to need to have insurance that will cover the vehicle in the event that there is an accident. If you do not have insurance that you can use for the rental, then take a look at our insurance page for more information about your options.
When you rent an RV, it’s a good practice to bring the RV back with a full tank. At the same time, not all owners require it, so be sure to communicate with the RV owner before you rent so that you understand his or her refueling requirements.
One-way RV rentals in Buffalo, NY are available, but it is not always an option with every RV owner. It's important to ask the renter if a one-way rental is an option prior to renting your vehicle.