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Campervan and Motorhome Hire in San Francisco

Hire a campervan or motorhome in San Francisco and discover the secrets of California . Whether you're solo adventuring or bringing the whole family, San Francisco has something for everyone. SF is surrounded by national parks, lake locations, monuments, and miles of pristine coastline.

National Parks Around San Francisco

Have an unforgettable experience with your campervan or motorhome at any, or all, of the national parks that surround San Francisco. Hike ancient volcanoes in Lassen Volcanic National Park or drive to Point Reyes National Seashore and enjoy the viewpoints and fresh oysters. 

Other beautiful and unique parks you should stop at are Yosemite National Park, Redwoods National Park, Kings Canyon National Park, Pinnacles National Park, and Sequoia National Park. Wherever you’ll go from San Francisco, you’re sure to be met with breathtaking hikes and life-long memories. Here you will be able to check out some of the best California road trip destinations .

San Francisco Coastline, Lakes, and Rivers

San Francisco's coastline boasts stunning scenery and captivating wilderness. Hiring a motorhome or campervan allows you to take a northern California road trip along the jagged cliffs and turquoise waters that stretch along America's most scenic highway, the Pacific Coast Highway , or into the majestic Sierra Nevada. 

Starting your campervan road trip in San Francisco and heading south, towards Los Angeles, you can drive through the many attractions of Big Sur. Here you’ll discover one of the longest natural stretches of coastline in the US. Be sure to stop in Monterey to explore tide pools and sunbathe like the seals who live in this area. 

If you decide to head north, from San Francisco to Seattle, you’ll encounter enchanting redwood forests, the Russian River, and the lush beaches of the Pacific Northwest. While if you decide to direct your campervan or motorhome east, you will lead you to the outdoor mecca, Lake Tahoe. Whether you’re swimming, hiking, or skiing, Lake Tahoe is an outdoor adventurist's dream.

Campgrounds Around San Francisco

With so much surrounding wilderness, it is extremely important to reserve a safe place where to stay and spend the night. It’s always a good idea to call or reserve a spot ahead of time and make sure they can accommodate your specific campervan or motorhome according to its length and height. 

Keep in mind that some campgrounds can get booked up to 6 months in advance, while some others do not accept reservations and practise the “first come, first served” rule. Make sure to get in touch or get all the information needed to be sure you will have a spot in your favourite campgrounds. 

Here are a few campsites you might consider checking out as you prepare for your campervan road trip: Francis Beach Campground, Half Moon Bay State Beach, Upper Pines Campground, Coastal Dunes RV Park, and Casini Ranch Family Campground.

One-Ways Available from San Francisco 

With Indie Campers, it is possible to hire your campervan or motorhome, drive from San Francisco and drop off your vehicle in one of our many other exciting locations like Los Angeles , Las Vegas , Phoenix , Salt Lake City , and Denver . This will give you the opportunity to experience more places and adventures along your road trip to the USA .

Information and Requirements to Drive from San Francisco

Our pick-up centre is located at 2618 Bay Road, Redwood City, CA 94063 . In order to drive one of our many vehicles, you will need to be at least 21 years old and hold a standard driving licence. In case you are not a US citizen and you want to travel there make sure to check which type of visa you will be needing to enter the country. You can check all the information on the US Governmental website .  

All the vehicles which are property of Indie Campers are covered by Basic Insurance and can vary according to state laws and country regulations, so please make sure to check our Terms & Conditions according to the states you plan on visiting along your road trip with us. 

In the US all of our campervans and motorhomes have Automatic Gear and have their steering wheels on the left side of the car. In the US it is mandatory to drive on the right side of the road. All of our campervan and motorhome hires includes a Kitchen kit, the vehicle’s jack, triangle & vests, Basic Insurance, and 24/7 Assistance. 

For more information about being on the road with a campervan or motorhome, you can visit our two dedicated Blog sections: Camping Tips and How-to Guides .  

Models Available in San Francisco

  • Solis Air : 4 seat campervan which permits 4 people to sleep. It has an integrated bathroom with a shower and toilet, an air conditioner, an integrated heating system, an integrated kitchen with a sink, a flexible solar panel, a gas generator ($3.50/hour), and a mosquito net. It includes a pop-top roof that functions as a sleeping area. The campervan is 21' feet long (6.40 m)
  • Solis : 4 seat campervan which permits 4 people to sleep. It has an integrated bathroom with a shower and toilet, an integrated heating system, an integrated kitchen with a sink, a flexible solar panel, plus a gas generator ($3.50/hour), and a mosquito net. It includes a pop-top roof that functions as a sleeping area. The campervan is 21' feet long (6.40 m).
  • Metris : 4 seat campervan which permits 4 people to sleep. It has an integrated induction stove, mini-fridge (12 gallons), kitchen with sink, radio with GPS, AUX and USB, exterior shower, water tanks (clean water 6 gallons/grey water 6 gallons), and interior dining table. The campervan is 16.73 feet long (5 m).
  • Wrangler :  5 seat multi-purpose Jeep which permits 2 people to sleep. It has a rooftop tent for sleeping, a foldable staircase, a trail kitchen, a portable gas stove, an electric cooler, a solar shower, a radio with AUX and USB, and a rear camera. The Jeep is 15.7 feet long (4.78 m).

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