With over 48,000 miles of interstate highways — and millions more of roadways throughout the Union — America is undeniably a country built for road trips. Where all those roads may take you is up to you; there’s plenty to explore. But if you’re going to be traveling behind the wheel of an RV, you have more to consider than your average road tripper.
A good starting point is a prepared list of road trip destinations that are RV-friendly. Knowing beforehand where you can rest each night can take a big burden off your shoulders. Read on to learn more about where you’ll (probably) be visiting in the near future!
Best Places to Visit on a Road Trip Through America
With so much out there to explore, it can seem impossible to narrow down the choices for the best road trip destinations. If you need proof that it can be done, look no further! We’ve listed the most awesome ones below.
Denali National Park (Alaska)
At six million acres, Denali National Park
has an abundance of wildlife and stunning natural views that’ll leave you in awe. Denali itself is the highest mountain peak
in North America, at 20,310 feet above sea level, earning it a place on anyone’s bucket list. Plus, if you’re traveling in your RV, you’ll be glad to know there are many RV-friendly sites in the area.
RV campgrounds nearby: Savage River Campground
, Teklanika River Campground
If you’re ready to hit up Denali via an RV, get in touch with Cruise America in Anchorage, Alaska
The Grand Canyon (Arizona)
Pictures cannot do the Grand Canyon
justice, which is why you need to see it for yourself, first — and then take photos after. A testament to the power of nature (specifically, the Colorado River), the Grand Canyon will leave as grand an impression on you as it has on northern Arizona!
RV campgrounds nearby: Trailer Village RV Park
, Grand Canyon Railway RV Park
To get to the Grand Canyon, rent an RV from Cruise America RV in Phoenix
Zion National Park (Utah)
Home to some of the tallest sandstone cliffs in the world, Zion National Park
’s beautiful landscapes make it a must-see destination. From the cliffs to the waterfalls to the hiking and biking trails and scenic drives, you’ll never lack for activities.
RV campgrounds nearby: Watchman Campground
, Zion River Resort
Get in touch with Cruise America in Salt Lake City
, and then it’s on to Zion!
California Wine Country (Napa and Sonoma regions)
You don’t need to be a wine lover to appreciate all that California wine country has to offer. The Napa and Sonoma valleys host over 800 wineries, but the beauty of the vineyards can impress the kids while Mom and Dad attend a wine tasting.
RV campgrounds nearby: Skyline Wilderness Park
, Bodega Bay RV Park
Rent an RV from Cruise America in Santa Rosa
to get you to all the vineyards!
Montauk, Long Island (New York)
There’s more to New York than just the City, and Montauk is about as far away from the hustle and bustle as one can be. Whether you’re into fresh seafood or gorgeous sunsets and sunrises on the beaches, Montauk has something for everyone. Try to visit in the off-season for smaller crowds and great deals!
RV campgrounds nearby: Hither Hills State Park
, Eastern Long Island Kampground
Montauk is just a short drive away from Cruise America RV rental locations on Long Island
Walt Disney World (Florida)
The Most Magical Place on Earth is almost a city unto itself, and this also means there’s ample space for an RV visit. Whether the Magic Kingdom or Hollywood Studios is your destination, you won’t leave Walt Disney World without making magical memories galore!
RV campgrounds nearby: The Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort
, Thousand Trails Orlando RV Camping
Disney World and environs can be reached with an RV rented from Cruise America in Kissimmee
Devils Tower National Monument (Wyoming)
America’s first national monument is a sight to behold, a beautiful butte rising 867 feet above Wyoming’s prairies. You may recognize it from the movie “Close Encounters of the Third Kind!”
RV campgrounds nearby: Devils Tower View
, Belle Fourche River Campground
Pick up a Cruise America RV in Rapid City, South Dakota
, before heading west to Wyoming!
Acadia National Park (Maine)
For outdoor enthusiasts, Acadia National Park
offers horseback riding, rock climbing, and hiking. For photographers, stunning views await. Traveling to Acadia takes you back into America’s founding wilderness, affording visitors the chance to reconnect with nature while enjoying small-town New England’s charms.
RV campgrounds nearby: Blackwoods Campground
, Schoodic Woods Campground
Get in touch with Cruise America in Massachusetts
, and then head on to Maine!
Mesa Verde National Park (Colorado)
Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site
in 1978, Mesa Verde National Park
is full of history. The highlights of Mesa Verde NP are the cliff dwellings, of which there are several. Visit the Visitor and Research Center to learn about the park’s thousands of archeological treasures!
RV campgrounds nearby: Mesa Verde RV Resort
, Ancient Cedars Mesa Verde
Visit Cruise America in Denver
to rent an RV before driving down to Mesa Verde NP!
Route 66 - Route 66 Museum (OK) & Gateway Arch (MO)
The so-called “Mother Road” is less a singular destination than a string of destinations that made their mark on early American transportation history. The Route 66 Museum in Elk City, Oklahoma, and the famous Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri are two highlights.
RV campgrounds nearby: Elk Run RV Park (OK
), Casino Queen RV Park (MO)
Contact Cruise America in Oklahoma City, OK
, or Kansas City, MO
, to begin your RV journey!
Explore America’s Wonders in a Cruise America RV
You’ve planned it all out, except how to get to the best road trip destinations
. Not to worry: Cruise America has a selection of RVs
with modern amenities that’ll get you to wherever you’re going in comfort and style. Get in touch
with Cruise America right away — the sooner you do, the sooner you can leave and make wonderful memories!