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Best RV Rental Sacramento: Motorhome, Camper, & Trailer Rentals CA

California's state capital is a great place to visit if you enjoy hanging out in hip neighborhoods and having fun in the sun (it has more than 230 days of sunshine per year). Considered one of the nation's top hipster cities, Sacramento is home to a variety of historical sites, a lively night scene, and enviable farm-to-table restaurants. 

If you plan on traveling through the area in an RV, you have the option of touring the nearby wine country and farmlands as well as enjoying the dynamic city on its own.

Sacramento RV Rentals

Sacramento is the perfect place to please your palate. In addition to its delicious locally-sourced meals, you can visit one (or more) of its 200 regional wineries. It's also a great city for shopping and exploring its popular attractions, such as the California State Railroad Museum, the Old Sacramento State Historic Park, and the Crocker Art Museum.

The city is also a good home base should you decide to take a day trip to San Francisco, Oakland, or to Yosemite National Park, which is less than three hours away. There are also a variety of camping supply stores, gas stations, and other services that make RV rentals in Sacramento very easy to manage.

Popular RV Destinations in Sacramento

State Capitol and Grounds

The California State Capitol is located in Capitol Park, which stretches over 12 city blocks and features trees and plants from around the world. There are several memorials and monuments scattered throughout the park, and the World Peace Rose Garden is one of its most popular spots.

The State Capitol is open seven days a week and features self-guided and docent-led tours that educate visitors about the state's history as well as its modern law-making methods. The building features the architecturally striking Capitol Rotunda as well as the Senate and Assembly galleries, which you can visit even if the houses are in session.

Other highlights include the Governor's Office and several historic rooms, which are open to the public and reveal what the building looked like at the start of the 20th century.

Crocker Museum of Art

The Crocker Art Museum, founded in 1885, was the first public art museum in the western part of the country. Heiress Margaret Crocker gave the Italianate mansion with her family's personal galleries to the city of Sacramento so the public could enjoy the artwork. More than 130 years later, visitors continue to visit the museum and the adjacent Crocker home.

The museum features a large collection of California art and is known for its assortment of international ceramics, European master drawings, and Asian, African, and Oceanic artworks. The facility also hosts a variety of activities throughout the year, including lectures, studio classes, concerts, and films.

Old Town

The Old Sacramento Waterfront historic district has more than 100 restaurants, stores, and museums, including the Sacramento History Museum and the state Railroad Museum. The district has some charming features and includes buildings from the Gold Rush era, horse-drawn carriages, and cobblestone streets.

There's plenty of entertainment for the whole family in Old Town, from train rides to gold tours. Other activities include the River City Shooting Gallery, Sac Mini Golf, and the Eagle Theater. You can take an Underground After Hours tour, visit the California Automobile Museum, or take a ride on the Sac Brew Boat. There are also plenty of places to shop for jewelry, antiques, collectibles, and toys. 

Midtown

Midtown Sacramento is one of the city's hot spots. Whether you work there, live there, or simply enjoy visiting the historic district, there are plenty of things that make it stand out. It has everything from great restaurants and charming boutiques to independent art galleries, craft breweries, gay bars, and nightclubs.

Be sure to visit the Midtown Farmers Market as well as Sutter's Fort State Historic Park. The park was named after a Swedish immigrant who built an agricultural community that was eventually overrun by miners who traveled to California during the Gold Rush. You can take a tour of the park and see some of its artifacts, including furniture, tools, diaries, and maps.

Events and Entertainment in Sacramento

California State Fair and the Cal Expo

The First California State Fair was held in 1854 in San Francisco shortly before relocating to its permanent location in Sacramento. The event is currently held at Cal Expo and attracts between 20,000 and 60,000 visitors per day. It takes place over 17 days and features animal exhibits, live music, a carnival, tons of food, and fireworks.

Next to the facility is an RV park, which gives visitors access to a wide range of events at the Cal Expo, including festivals and trade shows. Popular annual events and attractions include the city's Independence Day celebration, harness racing, and Raging Waters Sacramento water park.

Farm-to-Fork Festival

The Sacramento region is known for its farm-to-table restaurants, and the Farm-to-Fork Festival was created to highlight and celebrate the area's food and agriculture. It features a variety of chefs, farmers, vintners, and more who create incredible meals and beverages for local communities.

While the festival has only been going on since 2013, it is currently one of the nation's top food and music festivals. Thousands of people from all over the world attend the event each year. It includes a street festival, live music, the Tower Bridge Dinner, and a Legends of Wine experience.

Sports and Outdoor Recreation

There is only one major professional sports team in the city: the Sacramento Kings. The NBA team plays at the Golden 1 Center. The city also has the River Cats, a minor league baseball team, and the Sacramento Republic FC soccer team. 

What the city lacks in major sports teams, it makes up for in outdoor recreation for its residents and visitors. Sacramento has 30 miles of paved trails for biking as well as two rivers for rafting. 

The American River Parkway is a great place for cycling and horseback riding, while Discovery Park has bike trails, ball fields, and fishing and boat launches. One of the city’s popular paved pathways is the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail.

Campgrounds and Parks in Sacramento

Stillman RV Park

Located off Highway 99, Stillman Mobile Home and RV Park has both long-term and short-term rental sites inside of its gated community. Amenities include a swimming pool, showers, bathrooms, a clubhouse, grills, picnic areas, a dog park, Wi-Fi, and activities such as bingo night.

Sacramento attractions are within just a few miles, including the California State Railroad Museum, the Old Sacramento Waterfront, the Sacramento Zoo, and Fairytale Town, which is great for families with young children. The park includes 26 playsets with nursery rhyme themes, several farm animals, gardens, and performing arts areas.

Sherwood Harbor Marina and RV Park

Sherwood Harbor Marina & RV Park in West Sacramento is located right on the river. It has large green lawns and 100-year-old Cottonwood trees that provide shade for its guests. The park has 14 full hook-up spaces and 30 hook-ups with water and electricity. Amenities include a laundry room, full bathrooms, Wi-Fi, a convenience store, and a pump-out station.

One advantage to staying at this park is that it also features a 130-slip marina. There's water access to gas and diesel, and the marina accommodates boats of all sizes. Plus, the city's attractions are not far from the campground.

William Land Regional Park

Also known as "Land Park," this recreational area, which turned 100 years old in 2018, is named after an entrepreneur, hotelier, and former city mayor named William Land. During the 19th century, there were few parks open to the public. When Land died, he left $250,000 to the city so it would build its residents a park.

Today it features several attractions, including the Sacramento Zoo, Fairytale Town, the William Land Golf Course, and Funderland, a tiny park for small children. It also has basketball courts, an amphitheater, jogging paths, picnic areas, a softball and soccer field, and a wading pool.

RV Storage and Dumpstations in Sacramento

It's not difficult to find a place to store your RV in Sacramento if you need a secure place for a short period of time. There are several facilities located within the city, including the following:

  • River City Indoor RV & Boat Storage
  • Desert Mountain RV Storage
  • Allstar Self Storage
  • Discovery Indoor Boat & RV Storage
  • Stor-4-Less RV Storage

Whether you own or rent an RV, there are several functions you need to manage, including disposing of the waste water. There are several dump stations in and around Sacramento for your convenience, such as:

  • Beals Point Campground at Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
  • Cruise America/Pastor Auto Care in Citrus Heights
  • Rancho Seco Recreational Area
  • Sacramento 49er Travel Plaza

FAQs

1. What are RV rentals?

Renting an RV is a great way to see the country without spending money on hotel rooms or car rentals. You have the flexibility to travel where and when you want to while enjoying nature in the process.

2. How much are RV rentals?

The cost of RV rentals varies depending on the size of the vehicle. Smaller trailers and camper vans can cost between $75 and $150 per night, while larger motorhomes can cost $250 or more per night. If you rent for a longer period of time, you can save a little money.

3. Do I need to be a certain age to rent an RV in Sacramento?

In general, you need to be 25 years old to rent an RV. However, some RV companies will rent to younger individuals. They often charge extra fees. 

4. Do I need insurance when I rent an RV?

Yes. You need insurance in case you’re involved in an accident. 

5. Do I need to return my rental RV with a full tank?

Check the rental agreement. Some owners require a full tank of gas when you return the rental RV, while others don’t.

6. Are RVs pet-friendly in Sacramento?

RV rental companies often let users take pets with them when they travel. Check in advance, and be aware you may have to pay a deposit or extra fee.

7. Are there RV rentals with unlimited mileage?

Yes. Some companies allow people to rent their RVs without a mileage cap. Others charge a base rate and have extra fees if you go beyond certain mileage limits. 

8. How many people can sleep in an RV?

RVs can accommodate between two and 12 people, depending on their size. Obviously, larger motorhomes are more spacious and are better for bigger families. If you’re traveling with just two to four people, a smaller trailer or camper is just fine. Mid-size options can accommodate four to eight people.