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Camping America: Tips to RV Canada and the United States



There is much to see and do on your RV camping America adventure! 49 United States are accessible by land as well as 10 Canadian provinces, which means there is a lot of road to cover in your RV. Being the experts on places to go RV camping in North America, we at Woodall’s have taken some time to outline some of the must-see and do sites in each of the states and provinces. Choose from the list of states and provinces below to start exploring and planning your next RV camping America adventure.

RV United States


There are 48 contiguous United States, plus Alaska, which are accessible by land, and each state has its own unique attraction to an RV camping enthusiast. From the 500 beaches of California to the perfect summer weather of Connecticut on the east coast, RV United States and there will be more than enough to do to keep you on the road for years!

As you RV United States, consider that the driving laws change as you cross state lines. From maximum RV width and length, to RV safety requirements, to special state RV driving laws, its best to brush up before you RV United States. Visit Woodall’s 2010 RV United States Rules of the Road for more information.

Planning your route to RV United States roads is important also. RVers often enjoy taking scenic routes, if their RV will allow. But when you simply want to arrive at your destination efficiently and with no worries about your RV size, popular truck routes might serve you best.

Tips for United States Camping


United States camping can be enjoyed at both publicly owned RV parks and campgrounds as well as privately owned parks. In some cases state and national parks do not allow for reservations in advance, while privately owned parks typically recommend a camping reservation. United States camping at privately owned parks also may offer more on-site recreation and a well developed campground. Woodall’s rates and inspects privately owned parks which will help you choose the right United States campground for your needs. Read more about Woodall’s 5W Campground and RV Park Dual Rating System.

When choosing the right RV parks for your next United States camping trip, think about the following needs you may have: Are you RVing with children? How big is your RV? Do you require full hookups, and what amperage will you need your outlet to serve? Are you looking for a campground that has a certain type of recreation nearby? What is your nightly camping budget? Do you travel with pets? All of these questions and more are important when planning your United States camping vacation.

RV Canada


A trip to RV Canada will not disappoint you. Any traveler will enjoy Canada’s beauty, hospitality and diversity as they tour the southern and northern provinces. From Victoria, British Columbia, which has perfected English charm, to the French speaking province of Quebec, Canada shows tremendous variance from coast to coast.

As you RV Canada, consider that the driving laws change as you cross province lines. From maximum RV width and length, to RV safety requirements, to special state RV driving laws, its best to brush up before you RV Canada. Visit Woodall’s 2010 RV Canada Rules of the Road for more information.

For those who will RV Canada from the United States, read Woodall’s Tips for Crossing into Canada in an RV before you go.

Tips for Canada Camping


The most important tip to consider for your Canada camping trip is seasonality. Although Canada has much to offer in winter months including snow-shoeing, snow skiing, sledding, ice fishing and more, many Canada campgrounds are closed in the coldest months of the year. Also, because the RV camping season in Canada is short, campsite availability may be limited, so reserve your Canada campground campsite in advance whenever possible.

When choosing the right RV parks for your next Canada camping trip, spend time thinking about the following needs you may have: Are you RVing with children? How big is your RV? Do you require full hookups, and what amperage will you need your outlet to serve? Are you looking for a campground that has a certain type of recreation nearby? What is your nightly camping budget? Do you travel with pets? All of these questions and more are important when planning your Canada camping vacation.

RV Camping America


To start planning your RV Camping America adventure, choose from the states and provinces below and read about things to see and do in each of the states and provinces listed.

Dear Woodall’s Reader: Woodall’s is in the process of updating our Canada camping information. Please excuse our dust as we work to make our site even better for you. To search for Canada campgrounds, visit our RV Camping page and search for camping for the province of your choice.




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