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Rent an RV in Northern Florida

There's lots to explore in Florida, even before you get down to the peninsula. The northwestern part of the state, known as the Florida Panhandle, is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, as well as historic forts, and a renowned aviation museum.

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Whether you're taking your RV rental to Florida to relax in the sun, or to learn about the state's -- and the country's -- history, or to entertain the kids aboard a pirate cruise, you'll find plenty to do in northern Florida!

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Rent an RV in northern Florida, and use it to explore the Panhandle's many attractions and beaches.

Henderson Beach State Park

Destin, Florida has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Take the family to Henderson Beach State Park in Destin to enjoy sand so fine it's like sugar. Explore the park's 6,000 feet of shoreline, and swim in the warm, crystal clear water of the Gulf of Mexico. The park is home to sand pines, scrub oaks, and dune rosemary. There are boardwalks to help visitors get to the beach, and pavilions are available for picnicking and grilling under. Kids can play at the park playground, and a nature trail educates guests on the coastal dune ecosystem and the local wildlife.

Where to Camp

Henderson Beach State Park has its own campground, and sites include water and electric hookups, along with access to air conditioned and heated bathhouse facilities. Campers also get their own beach access boardwalk and outdoor showers to wash off the fine sand.

Fort Walton Mound

In nearby Fort Walton Beach lies the Fort Walton Temple Mound. The prehistoric temple mound dates between 800-1400 AD, and may be the largest prehistoric earthwork on the Gulf Coast. The original temple, situated on top of the mound, was the residence of the leader. It was used as a temple for religious ceremonies, and as a place to direct village activities. It is still a sacred burial ground.

The original temple sat atop of the mound and was used as the residence of the leader, a temple for religious ceremonies, and a place to direct the activities of the village. It was and still is a sacred burial ground.

Where to Camp

Camp at the nearby Destin West RV Resort.

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While in Fort Walton, also make sure to spend a day just roaming Okaloosa Island, enjoying the island's beaches and activities.

Okaloosa Day Use Area

Okaloosa Day Use Area is part of the National Seashore in Florida, and offers stretches of the sugar-sand Florida is famous for. Spend the day at Fort Walton Beach watching dolphins, fishing, and swimming in the warm Gulf. There is also mini golf available at Fort Walton Beach, and Choctowatchee Bay has calmer waters for very little kids, and watersports rentals for those who want to venture out into the bay.

Where to Camp

Camp at the Destin West RV Resort in Fort Walton Beach.

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If you're exploring Destin with kids, give them a boat ride they'll never forget!

Buccaneer Pirate Cruise

Take your little pirates back to a time when pirates roamed the shores near Destin. Kids on the Buccaneer Pirate Cruise get to participate in water gun battles and sword fights, sing and dance to pirate songs, and help find the lost treasure. Enjoy all the excitement while cruising the harbor and bay in Destin.

Where to Camp

Camp at Henderson Beach State Park in Destin.

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Cape San Blas

Cape San Blas is home to sea turtles and a variety of coastal wildlife. Situated on the Panhandle, right where it juts out into the Gulf, Cape San Blas has beautiful beaches, plenty of kayaking and other boating, fishing, and even scalloping. You can rent horses to ride along the beach, or try snorkeling in the pristine waters of the Gulf. Beaches at Cape San Blas are also dog-friendly, so you can spend the afternoon at the shore with your furry pal.

Where to Camp

Camp at St. Joseph's State Park at the northern end of the peninsula. The park has 2,500 acres of wildlife refuge and wilderness, along with a boat ramp.

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There is much to explore just in the city of Pensacola! If you're renting a camper in northern Florida, be sure to check out these activities in the city.

National Naval Aviation Museum

The National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola is free to visit, and definitely an educational experience kids and adults will remember. It's the largest naval aviation museum in the world, and one of the most visited in all of Florida. Guests can see more than 150 restored aircraft from the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Aviation. Flight simulators and IMAX movies let visitors experience military flight for themselves. The museum offers guided tours led by retired military volunteers, and a 20-minute trolley tour of some of the aircraft is also available. It is closed Mondays, so plan accordingly.

Pensacola Lighthouse

Get breathtaking views of the coast after climbing the Pensacola Lighthouse's 177 stairs. The top of the tower has views of Pensacola Pass, where the bay meets the Gulf of Mexico, three historic forts, and the historic Navy Yard. There is also a museum located at the fully restored Keeper's Quarters. The lighthouse was built in 1859, and is a great window into the maritime history of Florida. Visitors can also sign up for a "Ghost Hunt" tour or time their visit during the Blue Angels' practice, when you can watch the planes from the lighthouse catwalk.

There are height regulations for children, and requirements for footwear and other items, so check the website for information before you go.

Fort Pickens

This 1830 fort is the largest of four forts built to defend Pensacola Bay and the navy yard. It was also one of only four forts in the South that was never occupied by Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. Ten concrete gun batteries, including one right in the middle of the fort, were built after the Civil War, but more advanced weapons made these types of forts obsolete by the end of World War II. Guided tours of the fort are available, and there are areas for hiking, fishing, and camping nearby.

Where to Camp

Camp onsite at the Fort Pickens Campground, but be aware sites fill up far in advance.

Beach at Panama City

If you're visiting northern Florida, Panama City Beach is a great stop. With 27 miles of sugar-sand beaches leading up to the clear aqua waters of the Gulf, Panama City Beach has plenty of beach access points, two State Parks, and waterfront restaurants. Fishing and scuba diving is plentiful thanks to the dozens of artificial reefs offshore.

Where to Camp

Camp at Pineglen Motorcoach and RV Park in Panama City Beach.

RV Rental Locations in Northern Florida

With so much to see in northern Florida, and along the Panhandle, you're sure to find an RV rental location to suit you. RVshare can help by matching you up with the perfect private RV rentals in northern Florida. Use their search feature to find exactly the type of rental you're looking for, and where you'd like to rent, and they will match you up with possibilities.

Private RV Rentals in Northern Florida

Private RV rentals in northern Florida allow you to pick exactly what sort of vehicle you'd like for your adventures. Use the RVshare search feature and find rentals in northern Florida or anywhere around the country.


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