7 RV Rentals and RV Campsites in Lake Tahoe

Road trips have become more popular over the past few years and RV travel has become fashionable again. Traveling and camping in an RV in Lake Tahoe is a great way to see and experience the natural beauty of the area, and gives you the option of staying right by the lake. There are several RV campsites that allow you to hook up an RV with electric, water, and sewer service, so you can enjoy the outdoors without completely roughing it.

Ahead, you’ll find seven RV rental options and RV campsites for your next adventure on the road.

Lake Tahoe RV Rentals

2020 NeXus RV Triumph 24T

If you are looking for a motorhome that is large enough but not overwhelming, this 25ft long motorhome can be handled even by beginners. It has a slide to make the living/sleeping area a bit more spacious, and with three beds (including a bunk bed) it sleeps six.

Inside you will also find a TV, a kitchen with a large fridge sink, stove and microwave, and a bathroom with a toilet, sink and shower. You can pick it up in Nevada or have it delivered to a location of your choice for a fee. Pets are welcome.

Ram Promaster 2021

Ram Promaster 2021

Get a taste of van life with this converted Sprinter van, which seats two and has all the conveniences you need on the road. It has a refrigerator, kitchen sink, toilet, electric generator, hot and cold water, iPod docking station, etc. It will make a great companion for your next road trip or camping trip.

Frog Pod Towing


For those who want to add towing to their existing vehicle, this solar panel Frog Pod is 23 feet long and will do the trick. The caravan has bunk beds, a sofa bed and a queen-size Murphy bed, so there is enough room to sleep five people. The kitchen includes a kettle, coffee maker, pots, knives, bowls, cutting boards, stove, microwave, utensils, seasonings, etc.

Outside, you can get camp chairs, captain’s chairs, a table, umbrella, and pop-up awning, and you can also request accessories like a tent, kayaks, and stand-up paddle boards. You can request delivery and pickup within a 100 mile radius of South Lake Tahoe.

Lake Tahoe Campgrounds

Tahoe Valley Campground

Tahoe Valley Campground

This South Tahoe RV park has more sites available year-round for tent and RV campers. The park has something for everyone – full RV hookups; water, electricity and sewer service; showers; toilets, laundry; a playground, a dog park; horseshoes; and a picnic area. Enjoy nearby hiking and the lake itself, or you’re also close enough to the Stateline to get into town and enjoy a casino or two.

Zephyr Cove RV Park and Campground

Zephyr Cove Resort

Located on the southeast shore of Lake Tahoe, you’ll be nestled in the woods, close to the beach, and just steps away from countless outdoor activities. There are 93 RV campsites that can accommodate vehicles up to 40 feet long, as well as cable TV lines; water, electricity and sewer service, picnic table, etc. And even if you’re camping, you’ll have access to resort amenities, laundry facilities, showers/toilets, and Wi-Fi in the resort lobby and restaurant.

Airstream Camping in Lake Tahoe: Camp Under the Stars in Style

If you don’t bring your own motorhome, you can also book an Airstream for a unique experience.

Camp Richardson Resort

Camp Richardson Resort

Tent and RV campers can enjoy this full-service campsite in a forest next to the beach. The RV Village includes sites with either partial (electric and water, no sewer) or full (electric, water, sewer) hookups, and each site includes a picnic table and fire pit. If you need to buy last minute items, there is a General Store & Deli, as well as a restaurant and ice cream parlor nearby.

Campsite by the lake

Campsite by the lake

Set up your motorhome right by the lake, as the name of this campsite suggests. The lakeside campground is owned and operated by the City of South Lake Tahoe, and is within walking distance of the lake and across from El Dorado Beach. Currently all sites are considered dry sites so there are no electric or water hook ups, however there is water available at the campsite entrance and water taps located around , and shops and restaurants are not far away. On the campground you will also find showers and toilets, barbecues and picnic tables.

Sally J. Minick