If you're considering visiting San Jose, you're probably thinking about your travel and lodging accommodations. If you want to combine the two, an RV rental in San Jose makes for a great option. RVs come in diverse sizes and shapes, and many essentially function as "hotels on wheels." Check out the various RV classes available on RVshare.
You can easily find Class A motorhome rentals in San Jose that will accommodate anywhere between six and 12 people. Also, these RVs are known for their comfortable amenities. There are plenty of camper rentals in San Jose that feature flat-screen TVs, comfy beds, and kitchenettes. If you're just traveling with a small group, consider a pop-up camper rental in San Jose. These trailers can actually extend, or "pop up," once you reach your campground.
If you’re looking for a place to park your RV in or near San Jose, there are plenty of great campground options. Campgrounds such as Coyote Valley RV Resort and Garden City RV Park are advantageous because they have full hookups, thriving RV communities, and amenities that can be downright luxurious. If you're bringing along a furry little friend, Garden City RV Park has a pet-friendly policy that’s perfect for dog owners.
California is a state that has a rich selection of national parks. The closest options to San Jose include the following:
The closest of these national parks is Pinnacles, which is about 77 miles away from San Jose. One of the best features of Pinnacles is the wildlife. You can see gray foxes, wild hares, and bobcats in the area. Also, there are more than a few towns near Pinnacles, so buying provisions is very easy. Furthermore, there are also several RV-friendly campgrounds nearby. This makes it a very convenient national park if you're getting an RV rental in San Jose.
You don’t always need to keep your RV on the road. When you need a place to store your vehicle, there are plenty of options in the San Jose area to consider. These include places like Peninsula Storage Center, Pedron’s Auto Boat and RV Storage, and Coyote Storage. Since these facilities have covered storage areas, they can protect your vehicle from the elements.
When it comes time to get rid of your gray or black water, you’ll need a dedicated dumpstation. While some campgrounds may have this amenity, you may need to find it in other locations. Coyote Valley Resort and RV Destination is the only dumpstation location within the city of San Jose. Nearby Fremont also has a dumpstation at the Elks Lodge for members.
For July Fourth, there are plenty of RV-friendly trips to take with your camper rental in San Jose. RVshare has a trip planner to help you find things in the area to do. For example, places like the Tech Museum of Innovation and the Children’s Discovery Museum are great for families.
San Jose is a city that’s rich with tourist attractions. For example, if you’re an amateur Egyptologist, the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum has plenty to explore. You'll love its monumental collection of genuine Egyptian artifacts. Also, the Heritage Rose Garden has a wide variety of flower species, which is perfect for an outdoor-oriented RV trip.
When you’re looking to see a sporting event, San Jose has several teams to check out. The NHL's Sharks and the Earthquakes of the MLS both play in town. In addition, the NFL's San Francisco 49ers play just down the road in Santa Clara. San Jose is also known for its share of non-sporting events like the Bay Area Taco and Beer Festival as well as Sneaker Con.
Throughout the San Jose area, you can travel on state routes 85, 87, and 130. Each goes through the city and branches out to other areas of the state. U.S. Route 101 also runs through San Jose. Interstates 280, 680, and 880 can get you to other parts of the Bay Area.
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 San Jose, CA, 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 San Jose, CA 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.