Have fun driving to Carson in your RV rental from RVshare! Carson is a relatively young city having been incorporated in 1968. It had its share of struggles and had to deal with dozens of refuse dumps, landfills, auto dismantling plants and other problems, but because the people and the city exemplified true American grit and perseverance, the city overcame the problems that were present before its incorporation. Today, the city is attracting new commercial ventures by enforcing strict building and landscape codes, which are meant to beautify the city and make it a better place to work and live in. the city if also proud of its cultural diversity with many ethnic groups comprising its population.
You might be wondering what attractions can you enjoy in Carson, so we have come up with our own list of attractions, which we think will lure you to this very vibrant city in a RV rental Carson CA!
Popular Tourist Attractions
Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
Located in the unincorporated community of Rancho Dominguez, about 7 miles from the city of Carson, the Domingo Rancho Adobe Museum is a must visit if you want to learn more about Carson and its people. The Dominguez family played an important role in the development of this area of California. In fact, the city of Carson was named after George Henry Carson, a member of the Dominguez family. The adobe was built in 1826 in the property that was part of a Spanish land grant deeded to the Juan Jose Dominguez, the patriarch of the Dominguez family. A guided tour of the museum will bring you inside the house where you will be able to see the original furniture while the tour guide explains the significance of the ranch and the house. It is a very enlightening tour, which will open your eyes to the interesting history of Carson and its surrounding cities. It is highly recommended that you check the website of the museum for schedule tours as self-guided tour is not permitted.
Carson City is the home of StubHub Center formerly known as the Home Depot Center, a world-class competition and training facilities for collegiate, amateur, professional and Olympic athletes. It is located in a 125-acre site on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills. The center was opened in June 2003 and has played host to major sporting events. It is also where you will find the country’s premier indoor Velodrome. It would be great if you can watch an event in the StubHub Center. You can check out the center’s website for events schedule.
Go Kart World
Go Kart World opened its doors in 1993 and one of the most visited fun places in Carson. It features different tracks for all ages and skill levels including the Kiddy Track for young children, the Bumper Track which can be enjoyed by both kids and adults, the Mini Indy which requires the driver to be 16 years or age or older, the Slick Track for more serious drives and are 18 years of age or older, the Turbo Track which has double-seat go karts, and the Super Track where you can satisfy your need for exhilarating speed. You can also have fun in its video arcade and have some snacks in its on-site restaurant.
Campgrounds and State/National Parks
Orangeland RV Park
Located in the city of Orange, about 28 miles from Carson, the Orange RV Park offers a tranquil place to stay in the midst of orange trees where you are encouraged to pick and enjoy sweet and juicy oranges. It is a family owned and operated RV Park established in 1972 and has been awarded twice as “Park of the Year “from the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC). The RV Park has 195 paved, landscaped shaded sites with room for slideouts, 94 of which are full hookups. Amenities and services include heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi, convenience store, laundry facilities, clubroom with kitchen, exercise room, mini-golf, playground, picnic area, dog walk and wash station, BBQ/picnic area, restrooms and showers, and free wi-fi internet access. Join the fun anytime at the Orangeland RV Park.
Anaheim Resort RV Park
Located about 27 miles from Carson City, the Anaheim Resort RV Park is a highly rated RV Park and one of the finest in the city of Anaheim. It is also a great home base if you want to explore the cities of Carson, Anaheim and its surrounding areas. Established in 1956, it is a family owned and operated RV Park, which has been catering to families from all over the country since then. It has 145 spacious and shaded RV sites, 115 of which are full hookups. Amenities include a swimming pool, hot water spa, RV café and clubhouse, internet access, cable TV, picnic tables, dog walk areas, laundry facilities, restrooms and showers, and handicap-accessible facilities. This family oriented RV Park is open all year round.
Huntington by the Sea Mobile Estates and RV Park
A beachfront RV Park where you can enjoy the sun and the sea all day long, the Huntington by the Sea Mobile Estates and RV Park is about 25 miles from Carson City. It is a good option if you want to explore the cities of Carson and Huntington Beach. You can take a day trip to Carson and be back before the sunsets. It has 46 available full hookups RV sites with room for slideouts. Amenities and services include wi-fi internet access, cable TV hookup, swimming pool & Jacuzzi, recreation room, fitness center and laundry facilities. The RV Park is open all year round.
Vacations means you get to eat what you want without feeling guilty, and Carson City has numerous restaurants with fantastic dishes. It cultural diversity is one reason why Carson is a foodie’s paradise. If you love Chinese food, you can have your fill at Lucky China, one of Carson’s best Chinese restaurants. R and R Soulfoods Restaurant is where you can savor rich and delectable dishes, which are exquisitely prepared. If you have not tried Vietnamese food, the Blue Lotus Vietnamese Cuisine Restaurant is where you should be headed; it has an extensive menu of dishes that are very flavorful. If you are looking for a unique take on comfort food, Tita Celia’s Restaurant serves Filipino comfort food. You can actually stay in Carson for a few days and not eat the same dish twice!
If you are into shopping, you will enjoy the two most popular malls in Carson City. You can shop till you drop at the South Bay Pavilion Mall, which features more than 70 stores and dining options. There are also scheduled events throughout the year including zumba classes, dances classes and even a karaoke night! If you still have the energy to shop, why not head off to Memory Lanes Antique Mall, where you can find vintage clothing, antiques and hard to find items. This is a cool and funky mall where bargain hunting is such a pleasure!
Carson City is a beautiful work in progress. It has a lot to offer and has many more attractions for you to enjoy. If you are planning to take a trip to Southern California, do include Carson in your list of cities to visit. Book that RV now and have fun in an RV rental Carson California!