RV & Campervan Rentals For A Cross-Country Trip In The US - Updated 2021

RV & Campervan Rentals For A Cross-Country Trip In The US
Kaycie Gayle
Kaycie Gayle

A trip across the United States is an exciting although expensive journey. But with careful planning, you may find that it can be made affordable by embarking on a road trip through RVs to explore outside the big cities. Through road trips, you can maximize your stay by seeing more. You can visit popular destinations, diverse landscapes, national parks, theme parks, and old towns across the US. Road trips also enable you to be exposed to different cultures and meet interesting people. Get ready for an adventure and have fun with these RV and campervan rentals for a cross-country trip in the US.

1. The Atlantic Coast (New York City, New York) (from USD 200)

The Atlantic Coast hosts great settings and destinations with its natural and man-made attractions. On your road trip, you can start in New York City then go down all the way to Key West, Florida. Some of the stops you may consider include New York City, Atlantic City, Hatteras Island, Myrtle Beach, Savannah, and Miami.

Filled with so many amenities, this pet-friendly 29-foot (8.8 meters) Class C Motor Home enables you to have a vacation anywhere you park it. It is loaded with chairs, folding tables, and a bike rack. Sheets, pillows, and beach towels are also provided. It has two TVs, a coffee pot, a toaster oven, and an indoor kitchen with a portable grill that connects to the outdoor kitchen.

2017 Thor Motor Coach Freedom Elite 29FE, RV Rental in Sunshine, COFacebook iconInstagram iconYouTube iconTwitter icon
13 reviews
6 Guests

2. Route 66 (Chicago, Illinois) (from USD 300)

Historic Route 66 runs between Chicago and Los Angeles. This legendary old road will take you to both modern cities to quaint towns. While passing through it, you’ll see museums, old restaurants, and other nostalgic buildings. Major cities you’ll pass along are Chicago, St. Louis, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Amarillo, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Flagstaff, Sedona, Los Angeles, and Santa Monica.

Get comfortable on this 32-foot (9.6 meters) Class C Motor Home as you traverse Route 66. It can fit up to eight people and is equipped with amenities to make your trip convenient. It is equipped with a power inverter to allow you to watch while driving down the road. Plus it has a built-in rear-view camera and side lane assist-cameras to make your driving easier.

2018 Dynamax isata 4 31DS, RV Rental in Chicago, IL
5 reviews
8 Guests

3. The Appalachian Trail (Springer Mountain in Fannin County, Georgia) (from USD 100)

The Appalachian Trail is the world’s longest continuously marked trail. It starts in Maine, passes through 14 states, and ends in Georgia. The trail is meant to be walked, but a hike from end to end would take months, hence you can opt to drive along it to explore. Some of the fantastic sights you’ll see here includes Story Land, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Natural Bridge Park, Biltmore Estate, Clingmans Dome, and Tallulah Gorge State Park

Have this 29-foot (8.8 m) travel trailer as your home while exploring the Appalachian Trail. It can accommodate up to six people and is great for weekend getaways and even extended vacations. This pet-friendly RV has one queen bed, two bunk beds, a jackknife sofa, and a dinette which both turn into full-size beds. It also comes with a portable grill, patio furniture, and LED lantern.

2016 Forest River RV Wildwood 28DBUD, RV Rental in Juno, GA
Marble Hill
19 reviews
6 Guests

4. The Loneliest Road (San Francisco, California) (from USD 250)

US Route 50 is located in Ocean City, Maryland, and West Sacramento, California. It also includes the famous “Loneliest Road in America” in Nevada. US-50 passes through hundreds of small old towns and runs through mostly rural areas. You’ll have a glimpse of the past by finding some rustic gas stations and old diners.

Enjoy your road trip as you take a ride on this 22-foot (6.7 meters) Class B Camping Van. It can comfortably sleep up to two people and is for perfect couples or solo travelers looking to hit the open road. This custom-made RV is fully equipped with all the modern luxuries of a tiny home or studio apartment. This pet-friendly van is cozy and roomy.

2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
San Francisco, CA, US
12 reviews
rv-rental 4 Guests

5. Southern Pacific (San Diego, California) (from USD 150)

This route will take you through a more varied cultural and physical landscape. You’ll see golden sands, deserts, plains, and sea islands. You’ll get to observe the diversity of people and their customs. Along the route, you’ll also see roadside restaurants serving local dishes.

Feel at home as you explore the Southern Pacific in this 27-foot (8.2 meters) Class C MotorHome. This 2019 RV can house six people and is spacious enough for a family or group of good friends. It has beds for six adults, a fully equipped kitchen, and dishes for four.

2019 Thor Motor Coach Four Winds 26B, RV Rental in San Diego, CA
San Diego
19 reviews
6 Guests

6. The Road to Nowhere (Westhope, North Dakota) (from USD 125)

A trip across the famed Road to Nowhere offers you a plethora of things to enjoy along the way. You’ll see semi-arid steppes of the country and wildlife refuges. The myriad of attractions you can explore include North Dakota State Railroad, Fort Clark Historic Site, Lawrence Welk Birthplace, Fort Pierre National Grassland, Smith Falls State Park, Gene Cockrell’s Yard Art, World’s Largest Buffalo Skull, Rancho Loma, and Lone Star Motorcycle Museum.

Travel in style in this 27-foot (8.2 meters) travel trailer. It can accommodate up to a maximum of 10 people. It has everything you’ll need for a relaxing weekend. It is fully stocked and includes linens, dishes, cookware, toaster, and coffee maker.

2014 Keystone RV Hideout 27DBS, RV Rental in Minatare, NE
8 reviews
10 Guests

7. The Great River Road (Itasca State Park, Park Rapids, Minnesota) (from USD 209)

The Great River Road will bring you to river towns, farmland, pristine lakes, forests, and even to a vibrant metropolis. Included in the list of the amazing historic sights and natural wonders you’ll see here are Itasca State Park, Lake Bemidji State Park, Savanna Portage State Park, Carnegie Library Building, Munsinger and Clemens Gardens, Cass Lake, and Grand Rapids.

Take delight while traveling across Great River Road in this 42.5-foot (13 meters) Fifth Wheel campervan. This immaculate RV can fit up to six people. It has a front living room and offers a lot of space.

2021 Grand Design Solitude
Park Rapids, MN, US
1 review
rv-rental 6 Guests

8. Border to Border (Eureka, Montana) (from USD 145)

This route traverses some of the untouched wilderness and most rugged lands. Some of the sights you’ll see include deserts, raging rivers, glaciated valleys, and mountains. While on a road trip you can stop on sleepy little Eureka and see a collection of pioneer buildings at Tobacco Valley Historical Village

Explore Border to Border in this 25-foot (7.6 meters) travel trailer. This 2019 single slide-out RV can house eight people. It has double bunks, an outdoor kitchen, and a TV. It is great for a group of friends or for family camping.

2019 Forest River Rockwood Mini Lite
Whitefish, MT, US
4 reviews
rv-rental 8 Guests

9. The Oregon Trail (Independence, Missouri) (from USD 99)

Take a journey through history by embarking on a road trip on the Oregon Trail. This route will enable you to learn more about the past by exploring forts and seeing available artifacts. Impressive sights you can visit include Chimney Rock, Independence Rock, Fort Boise, Barlow Road, and Portland.

Traverse the Oregon Trail in this 30-foot (9.1 meters) travel trailer. This four-person camper has a rear living room with a super slide-out that provides additional living space. It also has a rear window for enjoying nature. The sleeping arrangement includes a queen and a full bed. Its full kitchen is fully stocked and its bathroom has a shower with skylight, separate vanity, hanging closets, and ceiling vents with rain domes.

2013 SunnyBrook Sunset Creek 267 RL Sport, RV Rental in Independence,Facebook iconInstagram iconYouTube iconTwitter icon
10 reviews
4 Guests

10. The Pacific Coast Highway (Seattle, Washington)

The Pacific Coast Highway spans from the states of Washington, Oregon, and California. This highway offers views of magnificent landscapes, sea views, and urban structures. Great stops include Port Angeles, Hoh Rainforest, Ruby Beach, Cannon Beach, Newport, Crescent City, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Fort Bragg Glass Beach, and Pigeon Point.

On your Pacific Coast road trip let this 24-foot (7.3 meters) Class C MotorHome be your haven. This is well-suited for a family who likes to camp in comfort, as it is equipped with the necessary items. It has a kitchen, beds, and a bathroom. It is fully stocked with cookware, utensils, service ware, and camp chairs. For entertainment, it includes USB plugs, Bluetooth speakers, DVD players, and family games.

2018 Dynamax isata 3 24FW, RV Rental in Shoreline, WA
4 reviews
5 Guests

Set out on the road

Take any of this cross-country routes and have an exciting way to explore the US. Escape and enjoy living free by being on the road and in wide-open spaces for months. Put away your phone and take the time to immerse yourself in the beauty of the scenery that you are passing through. Make a stop at places that you find alluring and explore to discover what they have to offer. With these RVs and campervans, you can definitely enjoy a cross-country trip in the US.

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Kaycie is a content writer that specializes in the travel industry. She writes regular blogs and articles for various websites. She is into local tourism and slow travel.

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