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Fall RV Vacations

newenglandThink it’s time to put your RV up for winter? Not yet. There are many RV parks that remain open during the fall months for great RV vacations. October is the perfect month to see the beauty of the dramatic fall colors in wooded areas while enjoying some of the cooler temperatures. Many places have their annual autumn festivals this time of the year as well. Below are 3 of the best places to visit this fall!

Great Smoky Mountains

  • The Great Smoky Mountains has vivid autumn colors during the fall months. The park itself offers several RV campgrounds. Travelers can go bike riding, hiking and just enjoy the fresh outdoors.

White Mountains, NH

New England

  • New England is a great place to visit during the fall. Does anything taste better than a crisp, snappy apple when you’ve been out hiking in the cool autumn air? Autumn is synonymous with apple harvest time in New England.  Stay at the state park or look into the many options at the various orchards.

If you are planning on a Fall RV Vacation and don’t currently own an RV, you can take a look at some great Used RVs before you start planning your Fall trip.

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RV Vacation to White Mountain National Forest

white_mountain_national_forestWhite Mountain National Forest (New Hampshire) – The White Mountain National Forest is a great place for a RV vacation.  The forest offers great hiking, camping, and skiing located within New Hampshire and Maine.  The Appalachian Trail can also be found here.  While experienced hikers might want to try climbing Mount Washington, the area’s highest peak at 6,288 feet, an alternative is the 4-mile round-trip hike leaving from the Pinkham Notch Visitor Center up to “Lowe’s Bald Spot.” There are some steeper sections on this hike, but all are moderate and the steepest are eased with stone stairs, plus the hike offers superb panoramas.

Summer Activities:
Hiking, Camping, Sightseeing, ATV Trails, Biking, Climbing, Fishing, Geocaching, Horseback Riding,  Mineral Collecting, Photography, Water Activities,  Nature Viewing, Fall Color Tours, Walking, Picnicking.

Winter Activities:
Downhill Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, Driving Tours,  Heritage Presentations,  Hunting/Trapping, Photography, Wildlife Viewing, Snowmobiling, Back-Country Camping

Places to Stay in White Mountain National Forest

RV Camping: Dolly Copp Campground offers campsites with picnic tables, fire rings, toilets and drinking water on-site. The campground does not have any hookups, dump stations or showers, but the nearby Pinkham Notch Visitor Center has coin-operated showers. The award-winning Twin Mountain KOA (603-846-5559, www.koa.com) is smack in the center of the White Mountains, not far from Mount Washington. All the full-hookup sites have picnic tables and fire rings, and in the summer months the campground hosts special events, such as pancake breakfasts and ice-cream socials.

Helpful Links

Article about the White Mountain National Forest: http://www.trailerlife.com/output.cfm?id=2262241

White Mountain National Forest Website: http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/white_mountain/

WIKI Website:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Mountain_National_Forest

Have you been to the White Mountain National Forest and have suggestions on other places to RV camp or other fun RV Vacation Activities? If so, share your experience by pressing leave a comment below.

GPS Coordinates: 44.1, -71.4

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