Motorhome Rental Edmonton

Edmonton, the capital of Canada’s province of Alberta, is famous for its river valley park system, stunning natural surroundings and fantastic shopping. It is also a great starting point for exploring the prairies and Alberta’s outstanding national parks.

Renting an RV is a great way to visit popular destinations such as Jasper and Banff as well as tour the Peace River Valley. Roads are in excellent condition with numerous camping car parks where travellers can get a good night’s rest.

Book your camper with award winning RV Rent A Campervan and relax in the knowledge that everything will go like clockwork with the backup of a first class customer services team, letting you enjoy your holiday.

Exploring the northern most city in Canada and the surrounding area, Edmonton is an nature lovers paradise which is something to behold. By renting a campervan, you and your family can immerse themselves in nature while still having all the comforts of home with you.

When planning your vacation in this wilderness but close to an urban area, the right time of the year will help make it more enjoyable. Most think this city is covered with snow and cold. That is true in the winter with January being the coldest and with the shortest amount of sunlight.

Motorhome Rental Edmonton

Best Months for Motorhome Rental Edmonton

In June and July the temperatures reach a mild 75F or 24 C and the green forest are filled with life. Best of all the days are 17 hours long due to the northern location of Edmonton. This makes it possible to go on long hikes or fish all day to your heart’s content.

Alberta Rockies:

this is the most beautiful part of the province, known for its stunning landscapes, lakes and wildlife. Banff National Park and Jasper National Park are the most popular areas, and these can be explored from the Lake Louise Campground and Whistlers Campground.

Peace River Valley:

explore this stunning agricultural area and its small towns, wildlife and ghost towns. Visit the recreational Lesser Slave Lake from the Big Fish Bay Camping Van Resort, rest in Beaverlodge Pioneer Campground to snap photos of the world’s largest beaver and visit the Peace River Wildland while staying at Tangent Park.

Alberta Badlands:

to see the odd eroded landscape, fossil beds and magnificent landscapes. Visit the Elk Island National Park, the fossils on Drumheller and the UNESCO World Heritage Dinosaur Provincial Park. There are plenty of Campervan camps in the area such as Prairie Oasis Park, Rolling Hills Reservoir Campground and Spruce Bay Resort.

Campervan Parks Edmonton

Campervan Park in the City

Edmonton is known for its extensive public park system in the city and there are a few campervan parks located near them. 

Rainbow Valley Campground is one of the better sites to set up camp in the city. It is located in the Whitemud Creek Ravine North Park in the city off of Whitemud Dr. They offer both powered sites with electrical hookups and natural pitches. 

Amenities include washrooms with showers, Wi-Fi, launderettes, convenience store and the site is kid,  pet and family friendly. This park does not allow loud parties. 

On the Outskirts of the City

Diamond Grove RV Campground is just west of Edmonton and is one of the newer campervan sites in the area. They have full hookups including electrical, water and sewer. 

The amenities include Wi-Fi, restrooms, showers, supply store and launderette available. This is a kid and pet friendly site with a playground, trails and rec room to entertain them along with a pet walking area. 

St. Albert Kinsman RV Park is NW of Edmonton next to Riel Recreational Park on a wooded lot. They provide full hookups including electrical, sewer and water. 

The amenities include Wi-Fi, restrooms and showers. The site is kid friendly with a playground and trails for them to enjoy.

Devon Lions Campground is south of Edmonton near the North Saskatchewan River. They have full hookups including electrical, water and sewer. 

For conductivity, there is a Wi-Fi signal and Bell Canada is available. The amenities include restrooms, showers and launderette available. The park is kid and pet friendly with a playground, trails and fishing available along with a pet walking area.

These are some of the preferred campervan parks in Edmonton. The closest one is Rainbow Valley in the city and the farthest is Devon Lion which is 20 miles south.

Driving in Edmonton

Road network:
Edmonton is known as the gateway to the North and therefore is served by plenty of good highways having numerous petrol stations.

Speed limits:
Urban roads: 40-50km/h
Provincial roads: 70-90km/h
National roads and motorways: 80-110km/h

Alcohol limits:
0.8 per cent limit with fines and licence suspension.

Safety:
Canadians drive on the right and pass on the left. Alberta natives are notorious for speeding and changing lanes without signalling so drive with caution. Be aware of wildlife on all routes.

Cost of fuel:
lower than UK prices. Make extra savings by planning your routes in advance, keep below local speed limits and drive at a constant speed.

RV’s can be picked up in the city centre as well as at the airport, with the city centre having a wider selection. Vehicles are supplied by well known agents that include CanaDream and Real Value and can sleep from two to six people.

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