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Rent a motorhome in Seattle, Washington

Urban destinations, spectacular natural sights, history and more

If you are thinking of taking a road trip in Washington, there are motorhomebookers.com rental partners based in Seattle, which is positively bursting with sights and destinations. Explore it at your own pace with an RV rental.

With this guide, we aim to show you the places you can visit once you have booked an RV rental in Seattle. Whether you want to spend time in the city or head into the countryside, alone or with a partner or family, we have prepared a list of the top locations for visitors to Seattle.

Top 5 facts about Seattle

  1. Seattle's Capitol Hill is a neighbourhood noted for its nightlife, film festivals and local LGBT scene: visitors can go there for food and entertainment.
  2. Seattle is right next to Lake Washington, the state's second-largest lake and a popular spot for fishing.
  3. Because Seattle is a coastal city, campers can enjoy some unbeatable waterside locations and activities.
  4. Columbia River Gorge, located a three-hour drive from Seattle, is a nature preserve with rivers, waterfalls and trails for hikers and bikers.
  5. Seattle takes its name from Chief Seattle (also spelt Si'ahl), a Native American leader of the nineteenth century.

These highlights await you when you rent a camper van in Seattle

When you step out of your campervan rental onto the streets of Seattle, you'll find no shortage of attractions. Towering over the city is the iconic Space Needle; visitors can take a lift to the observation area, which provides views of the surrounding landscape from the Cascade Mountains to the glistening Elliott Bay.

Another of the city's icons is the Seattle Center Monorail. You can disembark from your rental RV in Seattle and hop aboard the monorail to take a roughly one-mile journey from the city's centre to downtown Seattle, home to such attractions as the Seattle Art Museum, Central Public Library and the Seattle Aquarium.

Seattle is famous for its aerospace connections. You can experience this aspect of the city by visiting the Museum of Flight and the Future of Flight Aviation Center, the latter of which offers a Boeing tour. You can even take a ride on a seaplane, courtesy of Kenmore Air, giving you a view of Seattle from above.

This makes Seattle particularly suitable as a starting point for your road trip

As a location for RV rental, Seattle provides access to a range of prime road trip locations. Being a coastal city, Seattle's western side is adjacent to a network of bays, lakes and islands. If you head east, you will find mountains and forests that are perfect for camping.

Amongst the camping sites near Seattle that accept RV rentals is the Issaquah Village RV park. This is within driving distance of the Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park and the Squak Mountain State Park Natural Area, both of which offer hiking trails through areas of lush green forest. Lake Sammamish, with its Vasa Park Resort, is also nearby.

Less than 30 miles east of Seattle is the city of Snoqualmie, made internationally famous through its appearance on television's Twin Peaks. Natural sights here include the magnificent Snoqualmie Falls. Adults with Seattle RV rentals can try their luck at the local casino, while the kids might benefit from an educational trip to the city's railway museum.

Camper van rental: Useful information for your trip to Seattle

The city of Seattle has three major airports: the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, King County International Airport, and Renton Municipal Airport. Once you have landed, you should have no trouble getting public transport to your Seattle RV rental location, after which you can begin your road trip to the surrounding area.

While Seattle is located far from the centre of Washington, it is relatively close to a number of other major cities (Edmonds, Everett, Redmond and Kent), any of which are viable destinations for a long-haul trip via rental RV in Seattle. The nearest of these are Edmonds and Redmond.

As a location for RV rental, Seattle offers close proximity to Lake Washington, which is one of its main attractions. A road trip starting in Seattle is in a good location to take in both the urban attractions of the city itself and destinations around the lakes and coast. Motorhome rentals can also head south or east into the countryside.

Rent a motorhome now and discover the region around Seattle

You might be heading to Seattle so that you can experience the iconic urban skyline and celebrate the city's rich history in the aerospace industry.

On the other hand, you might be tempted to take your RV rental in Seattle out to visit the lakes, mountains and forests that surround the city. The beauty of Seattle is that you are quite able to do both in a single journey.

By now, you should have a clear idea of what RV rental Seattle has to offer when it comes to road trips. If you would like to know more, contact motorhomebookers.com and arrange your booking today!

Panoramic view of waterfront Seattle, Washington

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