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Campervan and RV Rental in Chicago

Located on the Great Lake Michigan, Chicago is central to all the most stunning natural features in the American Midwest. Rent a Campervan from Chicago to explore quaint lake shores, majestic twisting rivers, and expansive evergreen forests. Dive into the Great Lakes region to experience the wonders of the American Heartlands.

National Parks in the Chicago Area

From the evergreen Northwoods to the lapis-colored waters of the Great Lakes, the northern Midwest has no lack of beauty to explore. Renting a campervan or RV from Chicago means unlimited access to some of the most picturesque American national parks.

Drive your campervan or RV rental east to Indiana Dunes National Park. The park hugs a 15-mile section of shoreline just outside Chicago, where you can hike through rugged dunes, enchanting wetlands, and towering forests.

Continue your eastbound campervan exploration to one of America's most visited national parks, Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The park offers picturesque waterfalls, miles of forested hiking, hidden bridges, and a bustling wildlife population.

Alternatively, head west of Chicago in your campervan or RV rental to get in touch with American History at Effigy Mounds National Monument. 200 animal-shaped mounds (effigies) lie in striking order on one of the most scenic sections of the upper Mississippi River. Considered sacred by the natives that built them, this national monument offers contemplative landscapes and a window into the sacred Native American past.

Chicago Lakes and Rivers

As one of the wettest regions in America, the Chicago area has no shortage of waterscapes to explore by campervan. Hike along babbling brooks, paddle through enchanting wetlands, or dive into any of the massive Great Lakes for a refreshing experience amid your road trip.

Your campervan adventure would not be complete without diving into the refreshing Lake Michigan. Experience the quaint charm of Oval Beach or hang out with the locals at Montrose Beach. If you're looking to escape the city crowds, drive your campervan or RV rental to Warren Dunes State Park just east of Chicago.

South of Chicago, Lake Sara, and Rend Lake offers tranquil acres of wetlands, meadows, and forests to explore and hang out on. Float along the banks of Silver Spring a natural spring-fed pool named for the way it shimmers or paddle leisurely down the Fox River.

Campgrounds Around Chicago

With so many exciting landscapes to explore, it's essential that you have a safe place to rest and recharge while on your road trip. When it comes to overnight accommodations, it's always a good idea to call ahead and ensure that your selected campsites are equipped to lodge your campervan or RV rental.

Many campgrounds can be booked up to 6 months in advance; however, you may find that some operate on a "first come, first served" basis. Here are a few campsites you may consider staying at on your Midwest tour: Holland-Lake Macatawa Campground, Pikes Peak State Park Campground, Pride Valley Campground, and Lake Sara Campgrounds.

As you prepare to take your campervan or RV across the American Midwest, be sure to familiarize yourself with some tips , tricks, and how-to guides for living the van life you dreamed of. Renting a campervan or RV from Chicago is a spectacular way to immerse yourself in the memorable and breathtaking landscapes of the American Heartland–it's sure to be an unforgettable journey.

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