New To RVing? Here’s The Guide For You

Sep 22, 2020

With the pandemic keeping many Alexandria travelers homebound these days, people are getting creative about getting out of town and seeing some new surroundings.

Even if you don’t have your own rig, you can get behind the wheel of a Recreational Vehicle (RV) by renting one in Northern Virginia and striking out for the hinterlands.

Not unexpectedly, rentals of RVs are up this year, according to the Reston based RV Industry Association, with many travelers looking for a vacation option that allows them to control their environment, maintain social distancing, get outdoors and have a little fun.

There are several RV rental companies in the area including Ace RV Sales and Rentals in Herndon and Beckley’s RV Rentals in Frederick, Maryland. You can also rent an RV from an Airbnb-like company called National RV rental companies are also good options, including El Monte RV and Cruise America.

In addition, you can check out the website and click the tab “Where to Find,” then click on “Rentals.” You’ll pay an average of about $225 per night for an RV — rates start at about $100 and can go up to $350, depending on the time of year you rent, the size of the RV, the location and demand. Gas for motorhomes is not included, so be sure to budget for that based on the vehicle’s gas mileage and the distance you’re traveling.

Check out the full article from Alexandria Living Magazine here.