Ten Ways to Spend a Week RV Camping Near Boston

Boston, Massachusetts is another place our RV rental customers love to visit. Surrounded by the beauty of Cape Cod, the rivers of Western Massachusetts and hundreds of sites with historic interest, Boston is an exciting place to spend at least a week RV camping. Pick up your Boston RV rental and then hit the road! By the way, if you’re planning to stay at least one night, Kings’ Campground on pristine Lake Manchaug promises a delightful stay.

  1. The Deerfield River, two hours west of Boston, offers adventurous RVers the perfect whitewater rafting venue. Whether you’re looking for Class IV rapids or a milder, family-style float trip, the three dammed areas of the Deerfield promise beautiful scenery and plenty of rafting fun. VisitMassachusetts.com has helpful information on whitewater rafting outfitters.
  2. Hoping for a place that includes history, scenic beauty and enough variety to keep the whole RV camping crew busy? Essex National Heritage Area is a five hundred square mile area in Northeast Massachusetts that encompasses historic sites like Balch House, oldest standing house in North America, beautiful beaches like Crane Beach in Ipswich and hundreds of miles of trails such as the Bay Circuit Trail.
  3. Minute Man National Historical Park – Step back into Revolutionary War history by exploring the park celebrating the skirmish that started it all. Bike along five-mile Battle Road Trail and visit spots that played a big role in the early Revolution, like Hartwell Tavern and Concord’s North Bridge.
  4. Looking forward to magnificent views of the Connecticut River and the Berkshires? Mount Sugarloaf State Reservation in Northwestern Massachusetts has the vistas you’re hoping to find. Set up camp at White Birch Campground, just down the road in Whately, MA, and then hit the trails with camera in hand!
  5. The shark and ray touch tank are just one reason to visit the New England Aquarium on Boston’s Central Wharf. Take a catamaran whale watching tour or simply lose yourself in the beauty of this first-class aquarium’s well-planned exhibits.
  6. Old Sturbridge Village, a quick hour west of Boston, is a living history exhibit that lets your family explore 18th and 19th century New England life. Quinebaug Cove Campground on Brimfield Reservoir is minutes away from Old Sturbridge Village, and also gives RV campers the chance to fish, swim and hike a picturesque Massachusetts lake.
  7. Another fascinating peek into America’s early white settlement can be had at Plimouth Plantation, an hour from Boston. Park your RV in the spacious RV parking area and tour the fabulous Mayflower II, a replica of the ship that first brought Pilgrims here in 1620. RV travelers also report that the 17th century village and the rare animal farm keep them coming back.
  8. Just up the coast from Boston in the Northshore area, the seaside village of Salisbury, MA features sandy beaches, outdoor recreation on the Merrimack River and lots of vintage appeal. Black Bear Campground in Salisbury is close to dozens of regional attractions.
  9. Scusset Beach State Reservation makes a wonderful stop of your Boston RV camping trip! Camp at the RV campground on-site and then walk or bike along the Cape Cod Canal. Be sure to bring a camera, the sunrise is spectacular! See here for additional beaches on Cape Cod.
  10. Wells State Park offers Boston RV camping fans the chance to stretch out among the trees in a beautiful campground. Campers have access to a nice swimming beach on Walker Pond, where you can also canoe and fish. And don’t miss the view from Carpenter Rocks!
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