As the old saying goes, “there’s no place like home for the holidays.” But we believe home is wherever your loved ones are.
So, if you find yourself needing to get away this holiday season, pack your bags and gather your family. It’s time to take a road trip in your Grand Design RV!
The end of the year is a wonderful time to visit some of the most beautiful places in the United States. Combined with plenty of decorations and a festive spirit, RV destinations become magical getaways.
Convinced? Let us take you around the country on a virtual tour of America’s best RV-friendly places to celebrate the holidays!
Which Holiday Destination is Best for your RV?
Grand Design offers a variety of RV types that can all accompany you wherever your heart desires. Do you have one of their travel trailers, fifth wheels, or toy haulers? Check out the locations that are best for each type!
If you’re looking to revamp your typical road-trip, bring the Grand Design Transcend, Imagine, or Reflection travel trailers along behind your truck or SUV. These models are perfect for any of the following campsites:
The Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort
Location: Disney World, Orlando, Florida
Especially now, it’s important to stay in a place where you can feel comfortable and safe while you’re traveling. Disney’s Fort Wilderness perfect for safely setting up camp in your Grand Design travel trailer! You can visit each of the parks and still maintain your personal space when you return to the resort. As a bonus, Disney is known for providing an exceptionally magical holiday experience, so your family will have many fun ways to celebrate.
Wales West RV Park & Light Railway
Location: Silverhill, Alabama
With 77 sites that perfectly accent the open floor plans of the Grand Design Transcend and Imagine travel trailers, this RV park has all of the space your family will need. Other amenities include a catch-and-release pond, a playground, shops, and a barn. In true Christmas fashion, there is even a train station from The Arctic Express that brings you on a journey to “The North Pole” during the holidays. Missing the snow? Wales West is equipped with snow machines to simulate the experience if it doesn’t show during your stay. The park also features twinkling lights around the campgrounds all holiday season. The festivities usually begin around Thanksgiving, so you’ll have plenty of time to get there!
Do you have a fifth-wheel RV to fit your larger family? Check out the following campsites, perfect for towing along your Grand Design Reflection and Solitude models:
Christmas RV Park
Location: Christmas, Florida
This town takes Christmas to a whole new level. Take your Grand Design fifth-wheel and camp out at the Christmas RV park to get involved in the serious holiday activities that take place here. You’ll be surrounded by fantastic decorations, and you’ll be able to participate in several events that can involve the entire family! Be sure to visit Fort Christmas or make your way to one of the nearby theme parks and attractions in Orlando, too.
Trailer Village RV Park
Location: Grand Canyon, Arizona
Visiting the Grand Canyon during the holidays is an experience like no other. The majestic beauty of this popular destination is amplified by the season’s glee. At the Trailer Village RV Park, you’ll be stunningly close to the Grand Canyon’s South Rim. With full RV hookups in-park, you’ll be well prepared to have a great time in your fifth-wheel RV.
Bringing your gear along with you in your Grand Design Momentum G-Class or M-Class toy hauler? Visit these locations to maximize your vacation experience:
Lake Rudolph Campground and RV
Location: Santa Claus, Indiana
Spend your holidays in America’s Christmas Hometown! With the name Santa Claus, Indiana, this town is known to take Christmas seriously. However, you’ll find engaging family activities from Halloween to the new year! Lake Rudolph features full hookup RV Sites that allow enough room for your toy hauler and all of your toys. The grounds include pull-thru sites, concrete pads, grills, and more! A pet-friendly atmosphere means that you’ll be able to bring the entire family together, including your furry friends. They’ll be able to roam free throughout this campsite. Amenities include Santa’s SplashDown WaterPark, Blitzen Bay swimming pool, Dasher Splasher splash pad, playgrounds, basketball courts, horseshoe pits, fishing, paddleboats, gem mining, mini-golf, game rooms, camp store, Blitzen Kitchen Ice Cream & Pizza, and more. Make sure to visit Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer while you’re there, and check out Abraham Lincoln’s childhood home at the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial nearby!
Paradise By the Sea
Location: Oceanside, California
Want to spend your holidays on the beach? Why not spend it in Paradise? This RV Park is only a block away from the Pacific Ocean, and it’s within walking distance to Oceanside’s waterfront park, The Strand. Paradise by the Sea offers a wide range of amenities to enjoy in your Grand Design toy hauler, including a large outdoor community area with seating and propane fire tables. Other onsite additions include a pool, hot tub, and laundry room. Starting in November and running until January, the town offers many seasonal events for the family. Oceanside’s holiday activities include Ranch Christmas, Merry Makers Fair, Sip and Shop, Boat Rides with Santa, and Parade of Lights.
Get Prepared for Your Holiday Journey with Blue Dog RV
Excited yet? We are, too! Start preparing for your holiday journey with more information on how to protect your Grand Design RV from the winter elements. Still not convinced? Here are five reasons why RVs can be better than hotels when traveling.
Maybe you’re still shopping for the perfect Grand Design RV. We’ve got you covered. Start searching our travel trailer, fifth wheel, and toy hauler inventory online now!
If you have any questions or need some RV maintenance before your big trip, the Blue Dog RV team can help. We are ready to assist you at any of our locations in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Montana, and Pennsylvania.
Happy travels and happy holidays from the Blue Dog RV team!