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The kids are off school, the weather is amazing, and you’re itching to get out of town and enjoy the great outdoors. Hotels are overrated, so you’re considering renting an RV for the summer. Spending time at the beach, sightseeing, and enjoying dinner with a great view of the setting sun all in one day appeals to you.

But what are some RV friendly places to visit? How exactly would you go about renting one? And how much would it cost to rent an RV for the summer? We’re going to answer those questions in this article.

Great Family Vacation Destinations in Summer

Traveling during the summer is one of the best times of the year to do so. Traveling during summer months works well for most families. Here are some of the country’s most popular destinations for RVers who like to travel during summer:

Grand Canyon - Located in Arizona, the Grand Canyon is a unique natural formation distinguishable by its unique layers of red rocks. Visiting this national park is an experience like no other, where you can admire the views from the ledges on horseback, from above in a helicopter tour, or even on the bottom by boat ride. There are even beautiful RV parks located inside the park the Grand Canyon resides, with Trailer Village RV park, being the only one with full hookups.

Yellowstone National Park - Visit the United States first national park in Wyoming where you can watch the awe-inspiring power of a volcano via geysers, hot springs, and mud pots. The park is a whopping 3,472 miles square miles! Yellowstone has about 290 waterfalls and an almost endless amount of wildlife species, from bears to reptiles, to fish. It’s a bucket list experience for nature lovers.

Walt Disney World - Located in the Orlando Florida area, Disney is one of the world’s most visited attractions. They’ve got four different action-packed theme parks, including the Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, the Animal Kingdom, and Epcot. Disney even has an in-house RV park and campground called Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground with rates starting at $74.00 per night for RVers. That’s the lowest price you can pay to stay on beautiful Disney property.

How To Rent an RV

Truthfully, there are hundreds of amazing places to visit right here in the United States for the summer. But, how do you actually go about renting a great RV to travel in, for a great price? That’s where RVshare comes in.

We are the world’s largest peer-to-peer RV rental marketplace, and we boast the largest selections of high-quality rigs for rent in the industry. Renting is made simple with our easy to navigate website.

  • All you need to do is enter in where you plan on picking up your RV and enter your travel dates. Then click search.
  • After you’re directed to your search results, you’ll notice hundreds of different options for rental units in your target area with prices starting at just $10 per night.
  • Filter your results by price range, RV class, the number of travelers, and more, with the panel on the left-hand side.
  • Click through the different options and you can learn everything about the RV. Read about all of its specs, view detailed pictures, look at what others who rented the same unit are saying about it and the owner, and even ask the owner any question you may have about their RV.
  • After deciding, enter in dates and number of travelers to view what your total price will be and click request to book. Rates include tax, miles, cleaning fees, and deposits.

How Much Does it Cost?

Depending on what kind of RV you’re looking at, how long you’re renting for, how far in advance you’re booking, and in which season, rates vary.

Typically, rates for one night in an RV for at least four is about $125 to $150 per night.

  • Two nights - $250 to $300
  • Three nights - $375 to $450
  • Four nights - $500 to $600
  • Five nights - $625 to $750

You’re definitely allowed to get in contact with owners and work out a price agreement as well, many RV rates change the longer you rent.

What kind of RV Should I Rent for Summer?

The class of RV you should rent for the summer really just depend on what you’re doing and how far you’re going.

Typically,units give you the best all around experience. They’re large enough to accommodate at least four, six, or even more people. They have plenty of storage compartments if you’re planning to be out for a while, or if you have a large group. Class C RVs are fairly easy to drive, as they resemble trucks, yet they can tow a car behind them.

Truck Campers can also make a good choice if you’re willing to rough it more, or if you’re traveling with just a significant other. They’re easy to drive and can go pretty much anywhere a regular truck can go. If you’re going to be exploring through some rough terrain, they can be the perfect fit. Besides, they’re known to be some of the cheapest models you can rent.

Class A units are the largest and most luxurious if you want to go all out, or are traveling with many friends and family. They’re also smooth to drive on the highway, so if you’re just planning on driving to your destination and leaving it at the park, these can be a good fit.

Concluding Thoughts

Even though the summertime is when most people are traveling and you may likely experience congested roadways and parks; with careful planning and renting from the right place, you can have a very fun time and save a ton of money on travel and accommodations.

This leaves potentially hundreds of dollars in your pocket for the real fun of vacationing. With a peer-to-peer rental company like RVshare, your next summer getaway could be your best vacation yet!