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Rent an RV in Southwest Alabama

Southwest Alabama is home the sandy Gulf Shores, the large city of Mobile, and historic rural towns. Whether you prefer the quiet solitude of the beaches or retracing Civil War history, an RV rental in Southwest Alabama is an excellent way to explore this beautiful region of the “Heart of Dixie.”

As a diverse state, Alabama has slowly become a popular camping destination, especially during the long winter months of the North. And what better way to celebrate Mardi Gras than in its birthplace of Mobile! Southwest Alabama is also home to some of the oldest and most historic Antebellum structures in all of the “Old South.” So, hop in your RV rental and explore the best of Southwest Alabama.

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Renting an RV is Southwest Alabama is easy with RVshare. With Alabama’s third largest city in Southwest Alabama, you’ll have no problem finding the right RV rental for your family. From motorhomes to campervans to RV trailers, you’ll find a broad range of options in the Greater Mobile area. RV rental prices range from $80 to $385 a night, but average around $185 a night for an RV rental.  

Motorhome Rental in Southwest Alabama

You’ll find hundreds of Class A motorhome rentals in South Alabama. Many sleep up to 7 people making it the perfect way for a large family to explore Southwest Alabama. Choose from luxury RV rentals that have all the bells and whistles or something a bit more similar since you’ll probably be spending most of your time outside exploring all the fantastic attractions in Southwest Alabama.

Rent a Campervan in Southwest Alabama

Campervan rentals are a more affordable option for couples or small groups of friends who want to explore the wide-open roads of Southwest Alabama. Most campervans sleep two, but some can sleep up to four people. Smaller campervan rentals average about $130 a night while larger luxury campervan rentals average about $200 a night in the Mobile area.

RV Rental Locations in Southwest Alabama

RVshare has a full range of RV rental locations in Southwest Alabama. Mobile is the largest city in the region, but you’ll also find a lot of RV rentals in Gulf Shores, Brewton, and Orange Beach. Both Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are favorite spots for RVers, so you’ll find plenty of amazing RV rental options in both those locations.

Points of Interest in Southwest Alabama

Mobile Carnival Museum

Mobile is the birthplace of Mardi Gras and what better way to discover the history of this colorful festival than at the Mobile Carnival Museum. You can see firsthand the intricate designs and details that go into making majestic crowns, scepters, and floats.

The City of Mobile

Mobile has a lot to offer RVers and tourists. If you love military history, then you don’t want to miss the USS Alabama. Every second Friday of the month, the city streets come alive with the art walk where local artists, musicians, and pop-up markets display all their wares and talents. There are also tons of museums, historic architectural tours, and African American heritage trails.

Dolphin Cruises

Orange Beach is the perfect place to spot native bottlenose dolphins off the coast of Alabama. Hop on one of the many boats in town and head out to sea to see if you spot any of these majestic creatures playing in the surf.


There are more than 200 holes along Alabama’s Gulf Coast. You can easily go golf course hopping in your RV rental and play some of the best course in the South. Many of the courses are designed by some of golf’s greatest players, including Arnold Palmer, Bruce Devlin, and Jerry Pate.

Live Oak Cemetery 

The Live Oak Cemetery in Selma is a historic cemetery with graves dating back to 1829. You’ll find plenty of old graves here, but the showcase of the cemetery is truly the 80 live oaks and 80 Magnolia trees that were planted back in 1879.

Clarke County Historical Museum

The Clarke County Historical Museum in Grove Hill opened in 1986 as a project of the Clarke County Historical Society to preserve the rich history of the county. The museum is housed in the historic Alston-Cobb House and is filled with treasures of Southwest Alabama. Don’t miss the fossils of the Basilosaurus Cetoides, a prehistoric whale.

Moundville Archaeology Park 

Once a powerful prehistoric community in the 14th century, Moundville was the largest city north of Mexico. Located on the banks of the Black Warrior River, the archaeology park preserves over 326 acres where Mississippian Indians constructed massive flat-topped earthen pyramids over 800 years ago.   

The Best RV Parks in Southwest Alabama

Shady Acres Campground – Mobile

Located just a half mile off Interstate 10, Sandy Acres Campground is the perfect place for RVers looking to take a break for a day or two to explore the city of Mobile. Open year-round, all sites offer full hookups with free Wifi, laundry, and shower and bathroom facilities.

Island Retreat RV Park – Gulf Shores

Island Retreat RV Park is situated perfectly near everything you need in Gulf Shores. With 172 large lots, you’ll have plenty of room for slide outs, fire rings, and picnic tables. There’s a pool, clubhouse, and the boat launch is located just across the street. 

Buena Vista RV Resort – Orange Beach

If you’re looking for five-star luxury, then head straight to Buena Vista RV Resort in Orange Beach. Located just across the street from beautiful white sandy beaches, this RV Park has a 6000-square foot clubhouse with large indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs. Campsites are large and beautifully landscaped for privacy.

Rent an RV in Southwest Alabama and explore the beautiful diversity of the region. From white sandy beaches and dolphins to the colorful city of Mobile to historic rural plantations, you’ll have a fabulous vacation in your RV rental in Southwest Alabama.

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