RV Rental in Southern Indiana
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Rent an RV in Southern Indiana
Once widely inhabited by Paleo-Indians and Native Americans prior to becoming the 19th state in 1816, Southern Indiana is dotted with state parks, small cities, and vast farmlands. Indianapolis, the state’s capital, falls right in the middle of the state and is the cultural capital of the state.
The Indianapolis 500 draws over 300,000 people in attendance every May and is a popular RV destination for thousands of NASCAR fans. Even if you’re not interested in visiting the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for a race, Southern Indiana has a lot to offer RVers. Why not rent an RV and explore the best of Southern Indiana?
Finding an RV rental in Southern Indiana is easy with RVshare. Just enter your city of choice, like Indianapolis or Bloomington, and see your options. Choose from a huge selection of privately owned luxury motorhome rentals, small RV rentals, and travel trailer rents across the state.
Motorhome Rental in Southern Indiana
Southern Indiana offers hundreds of Class A motorhome rentals. With an average nightly rate of about $230, you can sleep up to eight people in one big rig. Most motorhomes rentals come with a TV, full kitchen, and a hot water shower and flush toilet. It’s just like staying in a hotel on wheels!
Rent a Folding Trailer in Southern Indiana
If you have a truck or SUV with hauling capability then renting a folding trailer is a great way to see Southern Indiana. You have the flexibility of dropping your trailer at your campsite and using your vehicles to head into town or into one of the many state parks in the region. With an average nightly rate of $75, you can sleep up to seven people in most making it a total bargain.
RV Rental Locations in Southern Indiana
Southern Indiana has many RV rental locations. Indianapolis, Bloomington, Evansville, and Terre Haute are all major RV rental locations where you’ll have a great selection of RV rental options to choose from during your search on RVshare.
Points of Interest in Southern Indiana
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is home to major NASCAR events like the Indianapolis 500 and the Brickyard 400. Each racing event attracts over 300,000 people every year and is considered mecca for NASCAR’s biggest fans. Even if you’re not there to watch a race, you can tour the racing museum and the race garages.
Angel Mounds Historic Site
Home to the largest settlement of its time in Indiana, Angel Mounds was a fortified town on the banks of the Ohio River. The town and the surrounding area was settled as early as 1000 AD and as late as 1450 AD by Mississippian Native Americans. Today, you can tour the old mounds and see a glimpse of how life was back in the early days.
William Culbertson moved to Indiana in the 1800s and eventually become one of the richest men in the state. Open year-round to visitors and school groups, the Culbertson Mansion is a house mansion that portrays what life was like back in the mid-1800s.
Ohio River Scenic Byway
The Ohio River Scenic Byway is a 302-mile scenic roadway that transverses the lush hills and farmlands of Southern Indiana from the Ohio border to the Illinois border. The region is geographically and culturally diverse and filled with lots of activities for the whole family.
Hoosier National Forest
Hoosier National Forest in the hills of Southern Indiana is a national forest encompassing 203,000 acres. The national forest is popular with hikers, campers, horseback riders, and fishermen. There are over 260 miles of trails just ready to be explored by foot or two wheels. RV camping is available at several recreation areas throughout the park.
The Best RV Parks in Southern Indiana
Horseshoe Bend RV Campground – Leavenworth
Opened from May through October on the banks of the Ohio River in Southern Indiana, the Horseshoe Bend RV Park has 70 RV sites with full hookups, a picnic table, and a fire ring. Both riverside and interior sites can fit rigs up to 60 feet long.
Lake Monroe Village – Bloomington
Lake Monroe Village in Bloomington is Indiana’s premier RV destination nestled in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana. Nestled on 133 acres adjacent to Lake Monroe, this RV park has a variety of RV campsites to choose. Some even have a concrete patio! There is a seasonal swimming pool, five hiking trails, a large laundromat, and an outdoor playground for the wee ones.
Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Park – Santa Claus
Who can resist staying at Lake Rudolph in the town of Santa Claus? Yes, you read that right! Indiana has a town called Santa Claus. Lake Rudolph Campground is a two-time National RV Park of the Year winner and has been named as one of the best campground in America by the Travel Channel and the US News & World Report. The campground is home to Santa’s SplashDown Waterpark, a giant swimming pool, a free shuttle bus to the nearby theme parks and much more. You’ll definitely want to see this place for yourself.
Lake Haven Retreat – Indianapolis
Lake Haven Retreat in Indianapolis is a 22-acre RV resort with a five-acre stocked fishing lake, 110 full hookup RV campsites, an event hall, and complimentary WiFi throughout the resort. The RV park is close to the Indianapolis Raceway Park and the NCAA Hall of Fame. It’s the perfect place for NASCAR fans.
With beautiful rolling hills, farmlands, and national forests, Southern Indiana is a beautiful part of the state to explore by an RV rental. Choose the perfect RV rental for your whole family and head the road. From Indianapolis to the Ohio River, you’ll find tons to do in the Hoosier State.
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