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RV Rentals in Birmingham, AL

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RV Rentals in Birmingham, AL

Discover Birmingham

Sprinkle a little magic onto your next road trip with a camper rental in Birmingham. The Magic City is the largest metro area in Alabama, boasting some of the state's best attractions like the McWane Science Center and the Birmingham Zoo. There's also no better spot for foodies in the Yellowhammer State, with several James Beard Award-winning restaurants across the city.

Looking to escape civilization during your road trip? You'll find thousands of acres of wilderness surrounding Birmingham, including the 392,000-acre Talladega National Forest and Oak Mountain State Park. So you won't be short of opportunities to reconnect with nature during your stay.

The Magic City is famous for its spectacular Veterans Day celebrations, so book a Birmingham RV rental in November to catch the parade. Or, visit in the spring for low humidity and events like the Bob Sykes BBQ and Blues Festival and the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.

RV campgrounds in Birmingham

RV campgrounds in Birmingham

You'll find several highly-rated RV campgrounds near Birmingham, with mile after mile of gorgeous countryside a stone's throw from downtown. The Hoover Met Complex RV Park is one of the most convenient campgrounds in Birmingham, located just 10 miles south of the city. The campground features over 150 asphalt campsites with pull-through access, full hookups, and 20/30/50-amp electrical service. You'll have Wi-Fi access during your stay, and the camp also provides other services like trash collection. While this campground isn't ideal for RVers looking to explore the great outdoors, you'll have plenty to keep you and your crew entertained at the Hoover Met Complex.

A more secluded campground just 18 miles south of downtown is the Birmingham South RV Park. Surrounded by woodlands, this campground provides 100 pads with full hookups and 30- and 50-amp electrical service. This park is one of the best campgrounds for canines, with an on-site dog park and a doggy daycare facility nearby. After exploring Birmingham, cool off in the swimming pool or get competitive in the game room. Useful amenities around camp include free Wi-Fi access, laundry facilities, and a supply store.

Campers looking to spend their days hiking and biking should stay at the Oak Mountain State Park Campground. This tranquil, rural campground offers wooded sites with full or partial hookups and 30-amp electricity. Dogs are welcome as long as they're kept on a leash at all times. There are a surprising amount of amenities for a state park campground, including a dump station, laundry facilities, and seven bathhouses. And with Alabama's largest state park right on your doorstep, you'll find plenty to keep you occupied during your stay.

Things to do in Birmingham

Things to do in Birmingham

If you plan on taking your Birmingham RV rental into the city, there are a few things to consider. It's worth noting that Birmingham is notorious for its roads, ranking as one of the worst driving cities in the South. There also aren't many parking lots downtown that accommodate oversized vehicles, other than major stores like Walmart. If you're having trouble, consider parking outside the city and using the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority bus services to get to downtown.

Birmingham is home to a number of family-friendly attractions that'll please your crew. The Birmingham Zoo is one of the best, with over 950 animals from 250 species. During your visit, you'll come face-to-face with some of the world's rarest critters, including Asian elephants, black-footed cats, and red pandas. For an extra fee, you can step behind the scenes and have an unforgettable encounter with the park's southern white rhinoceros.

Alternatively, soak up some culture with a visit to the Birmingham Museum of Art. One of the best art museums in the Southeast, the Birmingham Museum of Art features a collection of nearly 25,000 artworks from around the world. Highlights from the museum include works by Andy Warhol, Thomas Gainsborough, and Mary Cassatt.

There's nowhere better in Alabama to plan an outdoor adventure than Oak Mountain State Park. This 9,940-acre park is the largest in the state, with over 50 miles of hiking trails to explore. If you're looking to make a splash, Double Oak Lake is a popular spot for watersports, like water skiing, sailing, and fishing. There's also an 18-hole golf course on-site, which is sure to please the golfer in your group.

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