Finding new places to travel and explore is half the fun of RVing! We all know about the most popular and touristy places to travel to, but this RVing season, we’re suggesting you go with the underdog. If you’re open to hitting some not-so-popular destinations, then keep these travel spots on top of mind as you plan your itinerary. Hidden gems are can be just as beautiful as other travel hot spots. Best of all, no crowds!
When you’re in Southern California, make a stop in the Danish-inspired town. It’s known for its beautiful and quirky architecture, as well as its many bakeries and sweet shops. If you’re looking for a little more fun, there are plenty of wineries (120 to be exact) for you to choose from. You will fall in love with its rolling hills and small-town feel. If you’ve ever wanted to know what it would be like to RV in Europe, this is the place to go! Solvang is a great place to take your family and kids.
Due to Solvang’s small-town nature, you can easily spend a day or two there. If you’re ready to hit your next stop, head over to Santa Barbara. This beach town is home to many wineries, restaurants, bike & hiking trails, and water sports!
For this next destination, you’re gonna want to get your Harvest Hosts membership ready. Paso Robles is a beautiful wine country and home to hundreds of wineries, breweries, and distilleries. Halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, this agricultural community dates back to early farming due to its diverse climate. This place is the perfect destination to set up your RV campground. Paso Robles has endless beautiful backdrops perfect for gatherings. Plan to take a zip-line adventure or go horseback riding. You can expect this town to be quiet, relaxing and not full of tourists.
If you’re looking for a place full of culture and desert landscapes, Taos is an excellent place to visit. It is recognized by its ancient adobes that were inhabited by Native Americans for centuries. Taos has plenty of museums and other attractions, such as rafting, hiking, llama trekking, and hot springs to take a dip in. This is the high desert, so plan to go during the cooler months. It is neighbored by mountains in which you can take guided tours of this beautiful town!
For this one, we couldn’t narrow it down to just one. Utah is known for its mesmerizing slot canyons, amazing hiking trails, and National Parks. While Utah is an amazing RV travel destination, you should seek out these top 10 slot canyons for an experience of a lifetime. These slot canyons were carved out over hundreds of years by wind and water. Make sure to bring your camera along for share-worthy pictures!
A volcano can be awe-inspiring in a way you’ve never seen before. Crater Lake sits on top of a sleeping volcano that is filled with water from rain and snow. The water is crystal clear and a sight to marvel at. It is one of the deepest lakes in the USA with a depth of 1,943 feet! Additionally, it’s one of the cleanest bodies of water! This is due to it being surrounded and enclosed by mountains. Its last eruption was over seven thousand years ago. So, you don’t have to worry about it erupting anytime soon. There is an RV park nearby for you to continue exploring the park, Mazama Village Campground.
If you’re looking for city skyscapes and a beach, the Virginia Keys is your next stop! Although there are no overnight RV campgrounds, you can stop and hang out for the day, but set up elsewhere. Florida is an RVers paradise and there are plenty of options nearby. This historic beach park is a bit more populated, but we think it’s one for the books! When you set foot onto this tiny island, you’ll be transported to the Bahamas!
Wherever you decide to travel, have peace of mind by adding warranty coverage to your travel vessel. There is no better feeling than traveling freely without any worries.
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