Best Photo Op Locations in Top 5 RV Vacation Spots: Proven Scientifically!

Traveling in an RV gives one the luxury of seeing and experiencing the scenic view that the world has to offer. Whether it is the lure of serene beachfront waves, amazing view of a blanket of stars or the breathtaking site of sun setting just above the mountain ridges, nothing can be compared to the joys that RV traveling can bring.

Some people say that your destination is nothing as compared to the trip. However, this adage is not entirely true as there are destinations that are tested and proven to offer awe and wonder to its visitors making them forget about the trip thus proving the adage above to be not entirely true. There are a lot of places like these all over the country and below is the cream of the crop in terms of offering a stress free and memory filled vacation where pictures can indeed speak a thousand words.

1. Rocky Knob Campground

Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd County Milepost 167-169

Meadows of Dan, VA 24091

Phone: (540) 745-9662, (540) 745 9660

Price: $16.00/night

Rocky Knob is one of the first RV parks developed in the area. It is a paradise for people who love the outdoors. What makes Rocky Knob Campground the number 1 choice for most RVers is due its rustic appeal as one can marvel over breathtaking rural landscape that can not be seen elsewhere but in Virginia. The campground is located at 167 Milepost, about 9 miles away from Mabry Mill. Rocky Knob Campground is consisted of about 4,800 acres of land with a 15-mile hiking trail. It has 80 tent sites and 30 RV sites. It also features a campfire circle that can accommodate over150 campers for programs, events and the like.

–        Sanitary Dump Stations

–        Ranger Programs

–        Hiking Trails

–        Comfort Stations

–        Accommodate Trailers up to 30 feet long

–        No water or electrical hookups

2. Yosemite Pines RV Park

20450 Old Highway 120

Groveland, California 95321

Phone: (209) 962-7690

Fax: (888) 740-4096

Yosemite Pines RV park is just 30 minutes away from Yosemite National Parks’ western entrance. The park offers different lodging options like RV sites, cabin rentals, tent sites and yurt rentals. Other than that, the amenities offered to guests are guaranteed to be of the highest levels. Most of the time, guest use Yosemite RV park as base for daily excursion in and around the park as it is located just 22 miles away from the Yosemite National Park.

–        Pull-thru and back-in RV camping sites

–        Choice between full or partial RV hook-ups

–         Cable TV in some spaces

–        Petting Zoo

–        Clubhouse

–        Picnic Pavilions

–        Play Area

–        Nature Trails

–        Gold Mine and Gold Panning Site

–        BBQ Area

–        Swimming Pool

–        Laundry Area

3. Tunnel Mountain Campground

Banff National Park

Box 900

Banff, AB

Canada, T1L 1K2

Phone: (403) 762-1550

Toll Free:1.877.737.3783


The Tunnel Mountain Campgrounds is divided into 3 namely; Tunnel Mountain Trailer Court, Tunnel Mountain Village 1 and Tunnel Mountain Village 2. Arriving at Trailer Court or Village 2 will give you a good view as to why this campground is perfect for people with RV. The Trailer Court is more like a forested slope with long terraces that beautifully cut into it. Mountain Village 2 on the other hand is more of a grassy area and the campsites here are as big as those in trailer Court.

-Walking distance from Banff’s town center

-321 full service sites in the Trailer Court

-188 power-only sites in Village 2

-618 non-serviced sites in Village 1

– Accommodate units up to 50 feet long

-1 RV per site policy

-15 and 30 AMPS electrical Services

-Absence of Camp Shelters

– Open campfire prohibited

-Picnic Tables on site

-14 days maximum length of stay

4. Orchard Vacation Village

P.O. Box 24

Mulegé, B.C.S., Mexico

Tel: 01152 (115) 30300

Fax: 01152 (115) 30109


This tropical Villa is a paradise in its own right. It is an eye candy for architecture enthusiasts as bamboos, tree trunks, thatched roofs and white washed columns are the main materials used in the construction of this heaven on earth vacation village. To enhance the beauty of the place, vegetation and landscape of the place were carefully considered in every step of the way. This close to paradise property is composed of 25 acres of green tropical palms and vegetation that thrives from the Mulegé River. Hook-up rates for RVs can either be daily or monthly. The property has tent camping sites which charges $4 for couples and $3 for single occupants.

-200 foot long swimming lagoon with streams, ponds, and waterfalls

– BBQ restaurant

– Tennis Courts, Volleyball, Workout Room

– Masseuse & Sauna

– Convenience Store

– Gift Shop

– Child Care Center

– Picnic Area

-Car Rental

5. River’s Edge Resort

4140 Boat Street

Fairbanks, AK 99709-4632, United States

Phone: (907) 474-0286

Toll free Number: 1-800-770-3343

When planning to visit Alaska, Fairbanks is the best place to start your adventure with. What better way to experience the best of the best in terms of Alaskan hospitality than by staying at River’s Edge Resort. The best thing about this 4 star hotel is that it has an RV park that may serve as a base for people trying to explore all over the state. River’s Edge RV Park has 190 camping sites that features wide pull through and gives campers a chance to choose between partial or full hook ups. It is ideally situated on the shores of the famed Chena River. After pulling through the campground’s RV site, all you have to do is sit back and relax as ticketing and transportation to see all the major attraction is provided by the resort.

•  Choice between full & partial hook-ups.

•  Pull-throughs.

•  50-amp electric available.

•  Cable TV available.

•  Wireless Internet.

•  Dump station.

•  Dry sites.

•  Tent camping.

•  Free showers.

•  Gift shop.

•  24 hour coin laundry.

•  Spacious wooded sites.

•  Pay phones.

•  Car/RV wash facility.

•  190 sites.

•  Peaceful setting.

•  Squeaky clean bathrooms.

•  Paved bike/walking trails.

•  Walking distance to major shopping centers.

•  Shuttle service to Riverboat Discovery and other attractions available.

•  Tour information and ticket sales.

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