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When you think of Minnesota, you probably think of its abundance of tranquil lakes and waterways. In fact, the state is home to over 10,000 of them! While western Minnesota offers plenty of water activities and lakes to admire, it also features so much more to enjoy, whether it’s getting up-close with wildlife, embracing your inner child at an amusement park, or relishing in the region’s rich history.

Before embarking on your western Minnesota RV rental vacation, it’s important to check the opening days and times for the following attractions, as well as the campground dates and availability. While some campgrounds are open year-round, some are only open during the summer months.

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Detroit Lakes

Detroit Lakes is home to a number of recreational activities, including the popular Detroit Mountain Recreation Area. This attraction offers skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, and tubing, as well as lessons and other educational opportunities.

Bergen's Greenhouses and Detroit Lake Public Beach also offer further chances to get among nature and relax while you recharge. You can pack a picnic lunch and bring the camera, ready for a whole day of family fun. Just don’t forget the swimsuits and sunscreen during the summer months!

Those who love a good bargain (and a spot of shopping) will also want to add both the Shady Hollow Flea Market and SuLaine's Antique Mall to their to-do list while in the Detroit Lakes region. Who knows what treasures you’ll find!

Where to Camp

The American Legion Family Campground is located within Detroit Lakes and offers spacious RV sites, along with amenities such as water, electricity, cable TV, Wi-Fi, picnic tables and fire rings.

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Fergus Falls

Don’t let the size of Fergus Falls fool you, as this western Minnesota town still has plenty of attractions and places to stop-by and enjoy on your RV rental vacation.

Visitors love the Ottertail County Museum as it offers an in-depth and fascinating look into the history of the region. From temporary and permanent exhibits, to interactive learning opportunities, you’re sure to pick up some gems of knowledge from this place. There’s also an on-site gift store which is well worth a visit for quirky and one-off items.

Speaking of education, the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center is another attraction within this region, aiming to teach visitors why the wetlands are so important and must be sustained. The site also has a number of fun and scenic hiking trails on offer.

Where to Camp

Green Acres Mobile Home Park & RV Campground is located within Fergus Falls and offers up to 50 amp services. It’s open during the months April – November.

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Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge

The Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge is the perfect place to go to if you want to observe wildlife in its natural habitat and enjoy your stunning surrounds. It’s a great place to recharge your batteries and relax, whilst taking part in unique activities such as wildlife watching, photography, hunting, and self-guided tours.

The prairie is filled with a variety of grasses and wildflowers and is home to many fascinating species such as the Dakota Skipper, Grasshopper Sparrow, Monarch Butterfly, and Greater Prairie Chicken. Currently, the refuge includes 49 parcels of land totaling over 5,000 acres in size.

Where to Camp

Just over 9 miles away from the wildlife refuge is The Lakeshore RV Park, providing a variety of RV sites containing full hookups and lakeside views.

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Alexandria is another brilliant town to stop-by during your western Minnesota RV rental vacation, as there’s plenty of events and attractions to help you pass the time.

One example is the world-famous Runestone Museum, which is home to the Kensington Runestone. Other notable features include the exhibit on Norse history, a Native American exhibit, the Minnesota wildlife display, a display of early pioneer life, and the interactive children’s area. You’ll be entertained for hours!

You can also tour the historic Fort Alexandria (which is open in summer) and step back in time. It features authentic log buildings, an 1880 country school house, and a forty-foot viking ship.

If you fancy getting a little competitive outdoors, Casey’s Amusement Park is for you, while other must-visit attractions include the Big Ole Viking Statue and Legacy of the Lakes Museum.

Where to Camp

Brophy Bay RV Park is located in Alexandria, making it easily accessible from all of the attractions mentioned above. It offers seasonal RV sites, including full hookups.

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Willmar is a city in western Minnesota that offers a number of scenic parks and other fun places to visit, such as breweries, trails, and golf courses.

The Foxhole Brewhouse is a popular destination for those wanting to try handmade brews and listen to the occasional live performances on offer. The food is also meant to be exceptional!

Additionally, the Glacial Lakes Trail runs through Willmar, providing keen walkers and bicycle riders with exercise and the bonus of a brilliant view!

The Valley Golf Course, on the other hand, is a great alternative to higher-priced golf courses within the region and is great for beginners, through to professionals. What could be more fun than stopping for a swing during your RV rental vacation?

Where to Camp

The WestRich RV Park & Campground can be found just outside of Willmar, in Spicer, and provides 84 sites all with city water, sewer, and 50 amp electric services.

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Thankfully, there are tons of RV rental locations in western Minnesota and RVshare can help you find the perfect rental that suits your needs.

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Whether you need a motorhome rental in western Minnesota or a one-way RV rental so you can visit Minnesota and fly home afterward, RVshare can help you find the western Minnesota camper rental you need for your vacation.

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