Many wonderful sights and thrilling adventures await you in South Dakota, so when you plan your next trip, consider a motorhome rental in South Dakota and check out everything this state has to offer. If you’re confused about the different types of RV classes, don’t worry. RVshare makes it easy to select the right size RV at the right price.
Here's an overview of South Dakota RV rental options:
Motorhomes: These are self-powered motorhome rentals in South Dakota. Class A is the largest, Class C is the mid-size option and Class B is the smallest. Class A RVs are known to have all the top amenities. Class Cs still give you lots of room and all the basic amenities you need, plus they are considered to be easier to drive and more fuel-efficient than Class A RVs. Class B RVs are also called camper rentals in South Dakota. They are considered the best compact option as they often have state-of-the-art amenities.
Towable trailers: Travel trailers include a wide range of towable RVs that come with different floor plans. Travel trailers can typically be connected to your vehicle with a traditional trailer hitch, but the fifth wheel requires a flatbed truck because of the special connection it has. Pop-up camper rentals in South Dakota feature canvas sides that open up when you're ready to set up camp. If you've got an ATV or snowmobile you want to take along, then a toy hauler is what you need.
Choosing your campground stops is exciting because each one allows you to have new experiences, meet new people and see new places. Some of the top campgrounds in South Dakota include Sleepy Hollow Campground & RV Park and Fort Welikit Family Campground & RV Park. Full hookups, Wi-Fi, showers, and laundry are some of the conveniences you can expect at both of those places.
There are six national park sites in South Dakota, and Badlands National Park fascinates visitors from around the world year after year with its unique landscape. The park is popular for stargazing, backcountry camping, and cycling. You can discover the wildlife during the day and the starry skies at night and experience the breathtaking sunrise and sunset over the rugged scenery.
Custer State Park, in the western area, is a beautiful place with granite peaks and clear waters. There's also lots of wildlife to see and hiking, biking and fishing to do. South of Garretson, just off I-90, is Palisades State Park, where Split Rock Creek flows through. The large creek is lined with Sioux quartzite formations that shoot up to form 50-foot vertical cliffs in some places.
It can be very convenient to safely put away your RV for a couple of days or more, and RV storage facilities make it possible. Options include:
Dumpstations are essential when traveling in your RV as you need to get rid of gray and black water regularly to keep your RV clean and light. Here are some of your options in South Dakota:
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is undoubtedly South Dakota's most popular tourist attraction. The monument is illuminated every evening, and there is a 0.6-mile trail that allows you to see it up close.
Mammoth Site in Hot Springs is another interesting place to visit. More than 60 mammoths were found on this site. Visitors can see partially covered bones and take junior and advanced paleontology classes.
South Dakota does not host any major league sporting events, but in Sioux Falls and Rapid City, you can catch minor league and independent league teams. The Sioux Falls Canaries deliver a great baseball game experience in the summer.
For families traveling with children, you can head to Children's Museum of South Dakota in Brookings and Catch the Wave at Wild Water West in Sioux Falls. Other attractions include South Dakota's many museums that document the cultural history of the state.
The two major interstates that pass through South Dakota are I-90 and I-29. I-90 runs east to west, and I-29 runs north to south in the eastern portion side of the state.
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 South Dakota, 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 South Dakota 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.