Feeling the need for a digital detox? We hear you! Get away from the mad rush of emails, texts and social media posts by traveling to one of these unique, off-the-grid locations this summer vacation.
In today’s digital age, it feels like we can’t get a quiet moment to ourselves. Our attention is pulled in a thousand different directions by emails, phone calls, text messages, social media … and the list goes on. If this feels like your routine, it may be time for a digital detox. Try getting off the grid and connecting with friends and family with these unique places that are perfect for a summer getaway in an RV rental.
Palo Duro State Park: Canyon, Texas
Known as the Grand Canyon of Texas, Palo Duro State Park features an intricate canyon system that is the second largest in the nation. With endless outdoor activities, this park is the perfect destination for travelers looking to ditch the smart phone (other than to take photos) and experience the world around them. Guests can explore the canyons by foot, horse or mountain bike. Numerous RV campsites are located nearby, with numerous locations for an RV rental in Texas to choose from.
Otherworldly terrain awaits at Palo Duro State Park.
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Fall Creek Falls State Park: Spencer, Tennessee
Encompassing more than 26,000 acres, Fall Creek Falls State Park is located a little more than a hundred miles from Nashville and is the perfect place to get off the grid this summer vacation. There’s something for adventurers and relaxation-seekers alike, with 56 miles of trails, plentiful fish holes, mountain biking trails, bird watching, rock climbing and more. The park is known for its many waterfalls, including Fall Creek Falls. At 256 feet, it is one of the highest waterfalls in the eastern United States. Best of all, this state park also offers onsite RV camping for your RV rental in Tennessee, making it a convenient, one-stop spot for your summer vacation.
Do a little waterfall hopping at Fall Creek Falls State Park in Tennessee.
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Country Lane River Resort: Kingston, Idaho
Located along the Coeur d'Alene River, the Country Lane River Resort is an RV and tent campground designed for those who want to get away from it all … while still enjoying some extra amenities. It’s open year round, but summertime visitors especially enjoy floating on the river, hiking the 200 miles of trails surrounding the resort and building campfires next to the water. Campers 21 and older can take the free resort shuttle upriver and float down to the riverfront bar. If you want a break from cooking in your RV rental in Idaho, you can visit the campground’s restaurant to enjoy casual dining with your fellow diners.
Embrace the blues on the Coeur d'Alene River.
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Linville Falls and Grandfather Mountain: Linville Falls, North Carolina
Linville Falls in North Carolina is an outdoor adventurer’s dream. With beautiful destinations like the Linville Falls waterfall and Grandfather Mountain, visitors have unique opportunities to get off the grid. Lineville Falls is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains and is famous for its three-tiered waterfall. The area also features trails for hikers of all levels. If you’re looking to get up close with animals in their natural habitat, Grandfather Mountain is the place to go. Guests often see black bears, bald eagles, white-tailed deer and cougars. Thrill seekers can test their courage on the Mile High Swinging Bridge. Get up close and personal with this park in your RV rental in North Carolina.
New profile pic, anyone? Try the views from Rough Ridge Lookout on Grandfather Mountain.
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For more summer vacation ideas, check out our blog on great RV road trip ideas.