Plan Now for RV Camping at the Florida Folk Festival

Smart camping fans know that November is the perfect time to start planning for early summer RV camping excursions. The Florida Folk Festival, held Memorial Day Weekend each year at the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White Springs, Florida, is one place you’ll want to plan to attend in 2015.

Why go? We thought you’d never ask!

Here are five exciting reasons to plan your RV camping trip to the 2015 Florida Folk Festival.

Reason #1: The Music!

The folks who put on this three day festival promise the best the Sunshine State has to offer in a wide range of musical traditions. Come listen, dance and sing along as these artists play in concerts, workshops and jam sessions. They provide the perfect backdrop for a festival that celebrates the cultures that keep Florida fascinating. With hundreds of performances over the weekend, you’re sure to hear just what you came for.

Reason #2: The Folk Culture Experience!

If your RV camping crew enjoys hands-on cultural experiences, this is definitely the place to go. In the finest folk culture tradition, the Florida Folk Festival offers an amazing array of food, craft and artistic workshops, demonstrations and exhibits that showcase the diverse peoples of Florida.

Unplug the kids from their screens and challenge them to learn how to make something with their own hands. Enjoy talented storytellers spinning tales that will entertain everyone in the family. Forget what you thought you knew about Florida and be surprised by the cultural influences that have played a part in the state’s history.

Plan to immerse yourselves in all the Festival has to offer and go home enriched by the experience!

Reason #3: Abundant RV Camping Nearby

One of our favorite reasons to attend this annual festival is the abundance of friendly RV campgrounds close by. Whether you plan to stay right there in White Springs or a little farther out, you’ll love the small town hospitality that’s offered. Here’s a well-written guide to camping close to the Florida Folk Festival (just click the Accommodations link for complete details.) Be sure to make your reservations early!

Reason #4: Plenty to Do Before You Head Home

First time visitors to Florida’s Suwannee River Valley will be thrilled to discover all the area has to offer. Crisscrossed with rivers and natural springs, the Valley offers some of the best tubing, paddling and scuba diving venues in Florida.

Spots like Ginnie Springs on the Santa Fe River, Ichetucknee Springs State Park in Fort White and Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park offer water-loving visitors the chance to explore the blue-green, spring-fed, pristine waters of north Florida.

Like your RV adventures a little less on the wild side? Be sure to visit the Valley’s many antiques stores, battlefields and historic sites in lovely spots like Lake City and High Springs. We’ve also heard rave reviews about the area’s bird and wildlife watching opportunities.

Reason #5: Affordable, Family Friendly Event

At $50 per adult weekend pass (purchase tickets in advance here) and free or reduced fees for the youngsters, the Florida Folk Festival is a real bargain! Combined with the benefits and affordability of RV travel, you won’t find a more budget-friendly way to spend Memorial Day Weekend in north Florida.  Florida Folk Festival

We’ve given you just five of the many reasons to plan an RV camping trip to next year’s Florida Folk Festival. You’ll find your own reasons to return once you’ve attended!

Don’t forget, you don’t have to own an RV to camp near the festival in motorhome luxury. We’re happy to help you reserve the perfect RV for your festival weekend in Florida. White Springs is just two and a half hours north of Orlando, so give us a call when you’re ready to reserve your RV.

Picture credits: The photo of Florida Folk Festival was found on Flickr Commons. It is licensed under the Explore/Creative Commons license.

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Short on Time, But Want to Experience Long-Distance RV Adventures?

Taking an RV vacation has many advantages over staying night after night in various hotels.  For instance, you can’t beat the convenient mobility perk of motor homes by taking all your possessions with you, in addition to the privacy and comfort of having your own “home” away from home at any vacation destination you’re visiting.  The convenience that RVing affords families with children and pets is well worth the effort, time, and money spent on experiencing an RV rental vacation!  Some people never consider renting an RV for long-distance vacations, like going to the Grand Canyon from New York, believing they would have to drive the entire distance in the RV.  Fortunately for the vacationers who enjoy convenience and luxury, El Monte RV offers a wonderful solution to make that kind of a trip possible!

El Monte RV motor home at the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

El Monte RV motor home at the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

For this type of traveler, a “Fly and Drive” RV trip might be the perfect solution.  In a nutshell, travelers looking into this manner of vacation will fly to an El Monte  RV rental location near their destination in order to pick up an RV before staring on their adventure.   There is an upward trend building in this “Fly and Drive” travel experience for several good reasons.

Probably the top and most obvious reason at hand is not having enough time to drive the entire distance just to get to your final destination.   Depending on the kind of trip you have in mind, this aspect of the “Fly and Drive” option is a win-win!   While road trips are a lot of fun and enhance the RV trip, it may not fit into your time schedule.  It serves a better purpose for some people to get there quickly so that they can start using their RV the way they want to.  Another reason to fly and drive is that it can be the most economical way to visit a national park or other destination on the other side of the country.  Instead of paying for all of the gas just to get to your destination, a plane ticket may be a cheaper alternative.

If you decide to fly and drive to your destination, there are a few simple steps to follow to make your trip a success!  Early planning is the best policy; it is usually the cheapest way to go, as well as having the increased availability for campsites and RV selections!   After deciding where you want to go,  you’ll need to do a little research first.  You will want to locate the nearest RV campgrounds or other sites that allow overnight RV parking before making your RV reservations.  Especially when considering a stay in a national or state park, you’ll want to know the size of your RV rental first because the RV size can make a difference in whether or not there will be site availability.  Before reserving your camping spot, find the closest El Monte RV location to reserve and book the RV that will be perfect for you, remember to take note of the size of your motor home.  Then make a call to the campground and reserve your RV camping spot!

Next, you’ll need to book your flight tickets!   El Monte RV offers shuttle service at their larger store locations.  You will want to verify upon booking your RV rental whether or not that particular location provides shuttle service.  An alternate choice for a low-cost way to get from the airport to your El Monte RV location is using a car transport service such as Uber.  This modern and popular alternative to taking taxis is usually the cheapest and easiest way to get to your El Monte RV location, and you’ll be able to use it to get back to the airport at the end of your vacation as well.  Make sure to download the app to your smart phone before you leave on vacation, as this will allow you to hail an Uber car as soon as you walk out of the airport!

If you’re thinking about taking an RV vacation this year, don’t hold yourself back from anywhere in the U.S. that you’ve thought about going in an RV.  If the nearest El Monte RV location isn’t within easy driving distance, consider doing a Fly and Drive vacation instead!

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Planning an RV Vacation so All Goes Smoothly

You want your RV vacation to be the best that it can be for everyone.  After all, a vacation is supposed to relieve all the stress built up from living day-to-day in your workaday world.  But if you are not fully prepared, you will be adding stress to your vacation days.  Let’s see how we can prepare you for your RV vacation and have a worry-free getaway.

Florida Keys, Florida USA

Florida Keys,

First, you need to know your destination and how you’ll get there.  You will find El Monte RV Rentals all over the United States where you can obtain the ideal motor home for your trip.  We offer free “RV Camping Itineraries” that provide  mapped-out courses and destinations for your convenience.

You can either “fly-drive” to your destination or pick up your motor home locally and enjoy the drive and adventures along the way that only RV travel can offer!  Don’t forget that in many cases you can take advantage of our free airport shuttle service in major airport cities.  Check our website for availability.

Here’s a possible RV Travel Itinerary:  you can rent an RV from El Monte RV Rentals in Orlando, find a nice camping spot, visit some Orlando sights, and then head to the Keys for more fun.  On the way to the Florida Keys there are plenty of sights to see and you’ll want to allow time to stop and enjoy them all.  You may want to refer to previous postings on our Monty’s Musings blog to learn about many exciting destinations to visit in Florida in your RV.

From Orlando, you could head east to Fox Lake Sanctuary, then south on Interstate 95 to the Florida Keys and beautiful Key Largo.  For a winter vacation, you really can’t beat the Keys.  You will meet creative types who spend their time making unique art, beachcomber types who relax all day along the sandy beaches, and swim with the dolphins.  Use Google and maps on the Internet to plan your route and everything you want to see on the way.

If you don’t want to bring your pets along, you can contact a pet-sitter or the kennel in advance to ensure they have an opening for your time away.  But if you prefer keeping Fido with you, it’s good to know that El Monte RV is a “Pet-Friendly” company and supports taking the family pets along!  Also remember to check out the weather forecast for that area for the time you will be there.  It is surprising how accurate these weather forecasts can be.  You will then know what to pack, or even if you should put off your vacation for a few days to miss a storm.

You will want to prepare your smartphone and laptop for the trip.  Download some apps to make your vacation more exciting.  You can find apps online and pick the ones you’ll use the most.  Perhaps you’ll choose the one which forecasts weather down to the hour or perhaps the one which identifies animal tracks.  There are many to choose from.

Now begin to pack for your trip.  First make a detailed list of every item you want to bring and as you pack them, mark them off.  This way you’ll forget nothing.  Remember, when packing clothes, roll them instead of folding.  This prevents wrinkles.  There’s lots of storage in motor homes, so taking “it all with you” is usually not a problem!

When you prepare and plan out your trip, you will find everything less stressful and more enjoyable.  Have a great RV vacation!

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For information on renting an RV in or near Orlando, Florida – CLICK HERE or if you need to rent a motor home outside the state of Florida,  -CLICK HERE

Picture credits: The photo of Florida Keys was found on Flickr Commons. It is licensed under the Explore/Creative Commons license.

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An RV Adventure to the Super Bowl

Prepare for an RV trip of a lifetime!  The Super Bowl for 2014 will be played in New Jersey at the MetLife Stadium.  You can bet East Rutherford, NJ, residents are proud that their city has been honored with hosting this event.  On February 2, NFL fans are going to be descending on the region to be part of this historic game.  Traveling to this game in an RV is additional fun, even if the weather gets a bit cold.  There are a multitude of tips for winter travel online.

MetLife Stadium, New Jersey

MetLife Stadium, New Jersey

For Super Bowl XLVIII it is worth any preparation needed to get to New Jersey to enjoy the game.  In fact, you won’t be the only one braving the cold.  The MetLife Stadium is going to be the first open-air stadium to host the Super Bowl during these cold months.

It doesn’t have to be a hassle to be a great NFL fan.  You can find tips and tools for travel when you pick up your RV, making a trip as easy as possible.  When going to the Super Bowl, you’ll want a great home base for your adventure and the ideal spot is the Liberty Harbor Marina & RV Park.  This park is only 20 minutes away in Jersey City, New Jersey.  The park is one of the few in this region that is open all year round.  There are full hookup sites, a dump station, and restrooms with hot showers.  It is also near the light rails so you can get around with ease.

From your campground next to Liberty Harbor, you can get to Manhattan and see the sights. Just plan for your trip by taking the little extra time required for more fun!  Of course, the stadium where the Super Bowl takes place is part of the Meadowlands Sports Complex.  Stick around after the game for other thrills, such as the Monster Jam on February 14 and 15.  Have you ever seen the Harlem Globetrotters?  It’s time to do so, and you can on February 17 at Meadowlands IZOD Center.

When coming to East Rutherford for the Super Bowl, remember, there will be no tailgating parties allowed.  Therefore, any “tailgating” will have to take place right in your campground with like-minded folks and before catching transport to the stadium.

Attendees cannot park away from the stadium and walk to the game, as no foot traffic will be allowed in.  There will be only 13,000 parking spots available for fans.  You can come to the stadium by light rail with a special pass or be dropped off by bus.  Cars will not be allowed to leave once dropping off any attendees.

If you get your Super Bowl tickets before they are sold out, you can look forward to a great game, marvelous entertainment, and a crowd who will enthusiastically cheer on their favorite team.  At halftime, you will enjoy a performance by Bruno Mars.  Don’t wait – get those tickets now and rent your RV for the trip.

For information on booking an RV Trip in or near Rutherford, New Jersey – CLICK HERE or if you need to rent a motor home outside of the state of New Jersey, CLICK HERE.

Picture credits: The picture of MetLife Stadium is from Vincent Santore on Flicker Commons. It is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license.

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Stagecoach Music Festival & Special RV Travel Packages

Picture of a Stagecoach Music Festival SignThe annual Stagecoach Music Festival was first held in Indio, California in 2007. Since then this festival, billed as “California’s Country Music Festival,” has grown to attract some of the biggest names in country music and attracts over 50,000 attendees. This year the festival will be at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, where it has always been held, on April 26 though April 28, 2013. Headliners include: Toby Keith, Hank Williams Jr., Lady Antebellum, the Zac Brown Band, Darius Rucker, and many more. See the full lineup on the festival website.

Tickets for this very popular music festival are already on sale.

RV Travel Package for the Stagecoach Music Festival!

El Monte RV has partnered with Emerald Desert RV Resort in Palm Desert, CA to bring you a convenient and fun-filled way to enjoy the Stagecoach Music Festival. We have put together two travel packages for the Stagecoach Music Festival to help you enjoy the festival:

Travel Package for Two

The travel package for two people includes:

  • 4 night El Monte RV Motorhome rental (You may pick up your RV at any of our Southern California locations on Thursday and return on Monday)
  • 2 sets of bedding, towels and dishes
  • 1 cooking set
  • 3 nights Premium RV space at Emerald Desert RV Resort in Palm Desert
  • 2 Tickets for continental breakfast at the RV resort for Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • 2 shuttle passes from/to the resort to the Stage Coach Country Musical Festival.

This package starts at $1,400 plus tax. An additional guest may be for $260* plus tax which will include 1 set of bedding, towels and dishes, breakfast and a shuttle pass.

Southern California locations to pick up your rental for the music festival include:

Deluxe Travel Package for Two

The Deluxe Travel Package gives you a no-hassle way to enjoy – we deliver and pick up the motorhome for you! All you have to do is arrive and have fun!

The deluxe travel package for two people includes:

  • 3 night El Monte RV Motorhome rental (We will deliver and retrieve the RV to/from the resort)
  • 2 sets of bedding, towels and dishes
  • 1 cooking set
  • 3 nights Premium RV space at Emerald Desert RV Resort in Palm Desert
  • 2 Tickets for continental breakfast at the RV resort for Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • 2 shuttle passes from/to the resort to the Stage Coach Country Musical Festival

This package starts at $2,055 plus tax. An additional guest may be for $260* plus tax which will include 1 set of bedding, towels and dishes, breakfast and a shuttle pass.

Please note: These packages do not include tickets to the festival. You will need to purchase these separately.

Don’t wait to take advantage of this great special. Please call 800-337-2153 to speak with one of our reservation specialists!

About the Emerald Desert RV Resort

Emerald Desert RV Resort is a 33-acre gated Resort in Palm Desert, California that puts the “luxury” in luxury RV resort. Amenities include:

  • BBQ courtyards
  • Cable TV service
  • Fully equipped fitness facility
  • Three Jacuzzis
  • Lakes
  • Laundry facilities
  • A spacious clubhouse
  • Lighted tennis courts
  • Two pools
  • Two-hole putting greens
  • Wi-Fi Internet access
  • . . . and much, much more . . .

Other Things to Do

If you tire of the music festival and want to explore a little, area attractions near to the Emerald Desert RV Resort include:

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RV Camping to the Kerrville Folk Festival

Right in the heart of Texas Hill Country, the Quiet Valley Ranch has been hosting an annual eighteen-day music festival since 1972. The Kerrville Folk Festival, named for the nearby Texas town, features five stages, dozens of musicians and non-stop entertainment each May and June. RV camping music fans love this festival, thanks to the on-site campground where jam sessions are numerous and the atmosphere is family-friendly.

Traveling to the Kerrville Folk Festival
If you’ve never been to West Texas, you’re in for a treat. Tree-studded hills surround wide green meadows, and the Quiet Valley Ranch promises the perfect setting for an extended stay. Kerrville lies two hours west of Austin, the Ranch is fifteen minutes south of Kerrville on TX-16. Coming from the west, take Hwy 285 south from Albuquerque and then I-10 to Kerrville. From there it’s a quick trip on TX-16 to the Ranch.

So that you can mark your travel calendars, the festival is held in late May to mid-June each year. Temperatures are in the eighties and nineties during the day, so dress cool and plan for warm temperatures in this “no generators” camping venue.

What to Expect at the Kerrville Folk Festival
One of the reasons this festival has maintained a loyal following for forty years is the chance amateur musicians have to learn from world-class entertainers. Along with a spectacular line-up of talent the likes of Judy Collins, Marcia Ball and Suzy Bogguss, the “campground sessions” are lively outdoor classrooms for budding musicians.

The evening music performances offer stellar musical experiences, with more than seventy-five performers like Asleep at the Wheel and Del Rey keeping things hopping each year. The sheer volume of musical excellence, dynamic energy and crowd camaraderie at this eighteen day event makes the Kerrville Folk Festival a family favorite that spans generations.

And it isn’t just about the music at “Kerrville”. Canoe trips, yoga classes and a crafts fair might be on the agenda. Children are catered to with special concerts and fun activities throughout the event. Songwriting contest finalists appear on-stage and highly entertaining “song circles” keep things lively. Everywhere you look at the Kerrville Folk Festival, people are having a great time in a relaxed, Hill Country atmosphere.

Where to Get More Information
Ready to roll to the Kerrville Folk Festival in your RV? You’ll need to do some advance planning, as RV campsites are highly coveted. Here’s where to make reservations online to camp at the Kerrville. An RV traveler’s tip: Even if the sites with hook-ups are sold out, you’re welcome to camp in the overflow parking area for the duration of your stay.

For information on tickets, scheduled performers and the Quiet Valley Ranch facility itself, Kerrville-Music.com is your best source for details. The music is playing this May in Kerrville, Texas. You owe it to yourself to be a part of the Kerrville Folk Festival experience.

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RVing to the Shenandoah Valley Hot Air Balloon, Wine & Music Festival

Have you had the pleasure of visiting scenic Clarke County, Virginia? If not, you should definitely plan an RV trip to the Long Branch Historic House and Farm. It’s the site each year of the Shenandoah Valley Hot Air Balloon, Wine & Music Festival. Just in case you’re not familiar with this fascinating festival, we’ve pulled together all the resources you need to make this a perfect RV vacation.

The Festival
In mid-October each year, the Long Branch plantation provides a scenic and historic setting for the Hot Air Balloon & Wine Festival. There are events for the entire family, including an antique car show, hay bale maze, and of course, the balloons! For three days, dozens of balloonists from all over the US descend on Long Branch Farm for ascensions, exhibitions and a Friday night Hot Air Balloon & Pumpkin Glow.

Another great reason to attend this event annually is the wine tasting exhibition, featuring up to twenty area wineries. The fine wines themselves are reason enough to schedule an RV camping trip to the area! There’s also plenty of live music, fabulous food and the celebrated farm, originally surveyed by George Washington. In other words, you’ll want to spend all three days of the Festival soaking in the beauty of the Shenandoah Valley while attending entertaining events.

RV Camping Near the Festival
There are plenty of RV campsites near the Festival grounds. Watermelon Park Campground in Berryville has full-service sites along the Shenandoah River. Another great choice is Candy Hill Campground in Winchester. Choose your campground and make your reservations early. This is a very popular event with RVers!

If you don’t own your own RV, we’re ready to help you with a great rental. Our El Monte RV Rentals location in Roanoke, Virginia is easily accessible from all airports in the Washington, D.C. area. Fly into Dulles, Reagan or Baltimore Airport, pick up your plush motorhome and travel south to Millwood for the Festival.

Isn’t this the year you should be watching hot air balloons rise into the Virginia sky? We give Shenandoah Valley Hot Air Balloon, Wine & Music Festival a big thumbs up as an RV camping trip destination.

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RV Camping at Major Music Festivals

Whether you’re rocking out with a smokin’ band or singing along to a country ballad, there’s almost nothing better than seeing great performers at a major music festival. We suggest you raise that experience to the next level by camping in an RV during the festival. We’ve got the score on some of the best events in America, so get ready for great RV camping at major music festivals this year!

Stagecoach Music Festival – Indio, California
Enjoy the Southern California sun while hearing greats like Toby Keith and Brooks & Dunn perform each April. The Empire Polo Club in Indio is a beautiful festival venue, and there’s RV camping available at three locations adjacent to the festival.

Beale Street Music Festival – Memphis, Tennessee
Whether you’re at one of four festival stages or listening to great sounds in one of the many Beale Street clubs, there’s no better place to party. Bask in the greatness of acts like Leon Russell, Jerry Lee Lewis and Blues Traveler, and then head back to your comfortable RV at Memphis KOA Kampground.

Cornerstone – Bushnell, Illinois
Cornerstone, the premier American Christian music event in Bushnell, Illinois, draws a huge community of RV campers who come back year after year. See bands like Skillet, David Crowder Band and Red, and immerse yourself in seven days of music and RV camping at this five hundred acre rural setting.

FloydFest – Virginia
Bring the entire family for four days and three nights in a gorgeous setting along Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia. This down home, laid back festival is a regional favorite and it will soon become one of yours. Make your reservation early for one of the coveted RV camping spaces!

Monterey Jazz Festival – Monterey, California
Top jazz musicians from around the world gather every September at Monterey Fairgrounds for a weekend of cool jazz and sizzling fun. Veteran Festival goers camp at nearby RV campgrounds like Laguna Seca Recreation Area.

Summerfest – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
More than one million music fans converge on the shores of Lake Michigan in Milwaukee for the “World’s Largest Music Festival” each June. This enormous festival is spread over ten stages and eleven days, so make your reservations early at a nearby campground. Wisconsin State Fair Park RV Camp is a short trip away with full-service campsites.

Sasquatch Music Festival – Gorge, Washington
If indie music is your passion and watching dozens of bands at The Gorge on the Columbia River sounds fantastic, head for Washington in your RV this Memorial Day Weekend. There’s onsite RV camping and some of the best scenery in the Pacific Northwest! Not convinced? Past bands have included Coldplay and Jane’s Addiction. Making that reservation yet?

We could write all day and not cover all the great music festivals in America. Check our website often for new festival listings. El Monte RV Rental locations across the country are ready and waiting to help with a rocking RV rental!

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RVing to the CMA Music Festival!

Want to see the country music fans in your crowd go crazy? Offer to take them by RV to the annual CMA Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee in June! The Fest is one wild and crazy fanfest filled with concerts, meet ‘n greet opportunities with the stars and a non-stop, four-day photo op. Find out how comfortable traveling to Nashville by RV can be and share the costs with several friends to make the trip very affordable. Here’s the scoop on country music fun at this annual extravaganza.

Where’s All the Action? The Country Music Association hosts this huge, four-day festival at several venues throughout Nashville. Fortunately for festival goers, shuttle buses run between venues, making getting to concerts and other events on time super easy. You’ll get to see famous country acts at LP Field, Riverfront Park, Fan Fair Hall and Sommet Center Plaza during the festival. The lineup in past years has included stars like Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, Taylor Swift and Sugarland.

How Much Does it Cost?
To attend the CMA Music Festival, purchase a four-day pass that gives you access to every concert, party and event open to the public. Prices range from $300 to $110, depending on the level of seating at LP Field. By the way, these passes sell out months ahead of time, so start making your plans now if you’d like to attend in June. Here’s the link for ticket information. One more note: to make this trip really affordable, share costs on the RV rental and plan to cook at least part of your meals in your convenient RV kitchen.

Where Should We Camp?
The Tennessee State Fairgrounds is open for first-come, first-served RV camping for $35 per night. If that’s the option you’d like to take, click here for more CMA ticket information, and plan to arrive early!

If you’d rather stay at a campground with more amenities, you’re in luck! There are literally hundreds of RV campsites within a fifteen minute ride from downtown Nashville. Jellystone Camp – Park Nashville is twelve miles north of downtown, and very near the Grand Ole Opry. If you’re traveling with younger country music fans, this is the place for you.

Nashville Country RV Park is another highly-rated campground with fantastic amenities. Free wi-fi, a fitness center and shuttles to area attractions are all waiting at this premium campground.

Another campground possibility is Nashville KOA Campground, near the Cumberland River. The campsite hosts are well-versed in Nashville attractions, and their campsites are very pleasantly well-equipped.

How Do We Rent an RV?
Whether your group decides to RV in from Florida or pick up an RV rental locally at our Nashville RV Rentals location El Monte RV is able to help. Contact us today at 888-337-2214 to reserve a motorhome at any of our nationwide locations.

Heading to Nashville by RV for the CMA Music Festival is an experience you won’t soon forget. Call your friends, make your plans and get ready to have a magical time in Music City!

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How ‘Bout RVing to a Music Festival?

There are some big music festivals still on tap for the summer and fall of 2009. Following is a partial list of some of the larger events.

George Wein’s Jazz Festival 55 (Newport Jazz Festival) – August 7 – 9

George Wein’s Jazz Festival 55 will be held August 7 – 9 at Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island. This year’s event features Tony Bennett, the Dave Brubeck Quartet and more. El Monte RV’s rental location that can help you out for this event is our Boston RV Rentals location in Sutton, MA.

Lollapalooza – August 7 – 9

Lollapalooza will be held August 7 – 9 in Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois. This year’s event features over 100 bands. If you need an RV rental for the event you can pick one up at El Monte RV’s Chicago RV Rentals location.

Monterey Jazz Festival – September 18 – 20

The Monterey Jazz Festival will be held September 18 – 20 on the Monterey Fairgrounds site in Monterey, California. RV Rentals for this event can be picked up the El Monte RV Santa Cruz RV Rentals location.

Austin City Limits Music Festival – October 2 – 4
The Austin City Limits Music Festival will be held October 2 – 4 in Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. This year’s event features 130 bands on 8 stages.

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