Visit William B. Umstead State Park

Vacation season has finally arrived! Whether you’re taking three days or two weeks off, a camping trip to Raleigh, NC, will give the whole family something fun to look forward to. From beautiful woodlands to vibrant city life, Raleigh is a dynamic vacation destination. While this area has several campsites, the William B. Umstead State Park is a beautiful choice. You’ll love the stately forests, rolling hills, and sparkling lakes. Make sure to reserve a motorhome rental today for your trip. Camping Areas Open March 15–December 15 of each year, this state park features 28 campsites that are shaded by stately trees. The campsites don’t have hookups for RV rentals, but the park does have centrally located drinking water and restrooms. Each campsite has a picnic table and grill, as well. Spots fill quickly, so reservations are encouraged. Reserve your campsite online, or call the parks department at 1-877-722-6762. Vacation … Continued

A Memorable Memorial Weekend

It’s 75 degrees outside and flowers are in full bloom. You feel the warm sun on your face and hear the songbirds as you head to the lake, ready for a day of canoeing, swimming, and even some fishing. You spot your friends nearby and wave; it’s going to be a great weekend. While it feels more like winter than spring right now, spring is on its way. Better yet, Memorial weekend is coming up, too, and the warm weather and extended time off make it the perfect time for the first camping trip of the year. Get a motorhome rental or a travel trailer rental and head to the beautiful woods of North Carolina for a weekend of fun. Cascade Lake While NC has no shortage of camping destinations, Cascade Lake Recreation Area and Campground is the ideal place to spend the Memorial weekend. Surrounded by shimmering lakes, breathtaking … Continued

Give Your Kid the Best Birthday Party Ever!

As you grow older, birthdays can transform from being something you happily anticipate all year into a day you dread. As a child, however, birthdays are the highlight of the entire year. For kids, growing older is something to be celebrated. So, why not help your kid celebrate the anniversary of their birth in style? Brown’s Recreational Rentals has all the party rentals you’ll need to make this year’s birthday party a memorable one for your child.   We have those special items that will add some extra flair to any birthday party. We also have tables, chairs, and canopy rentals, giving the adults a place to convene while the kids run about. Cotton Candy, Popcorn, and Snow-Cone Machines These party-approved foods are a staple of childhood parties everywhere. Having one of these at your kid’s celebration will make the event stand apart from other parties that feature just cake. … Continued

Planning an Outdoor Wedding

 It may still be winter, but as any bride knows, it’s never too soon to start planning your wedding. North Carolina’s beautiful scenery and warm spring air make it the perfect place for a spring or summer outdoor wedding. In this post, we’ve provided some tips for planning your outdoor wedding. Choosing a venue: The most important part of an outdoor wedding—aside from the ceremony itself, of course—is its location. You’ll want to choose somewhere private (you don’t want a stranger walking through the middle of the ceremony!) and accessible. Many beautiful NC gardens allow couples to use their grounds for weddings, or you can even choose to have the ceremony at your own home. Either way, it’s a good idea to choose a rental tent to go with the venue itself—you don’t want the ceremony to be ruined by a sudden rainstorm!   Planning your décor: Summer may feel … Continued

Camping in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

North Carolina is ripe with natural beauty. That beauty is as apparent in the Great Smoky Mountains as any of the popular destinations in this scenic state. In fact, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited park in the country. Straddling the Tennessee/North Carolina border, this ancient mountain range is full of activities sure to delight every member of the family. Camping in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Why not take your family’s next RV excursion to Great Smoky Mountains National Park? If camping is your desire, this park offers different options of campground styles. You could park your RV for the day and go backpacking into the backcountry. Not for the faint of heart, this requires several miles of hiking into backcountry to find your campsite. If a modern camping experience is more your style, frontcountry sites are available. This allows you and your family to … Continued

Golfing Options In Raleigh, North Carolina

As you are planning your North Carolina trip in an RV rental, don’t forget to take a day to relax on the greens. Park your RV, grab your golf clubs, and head on over to one of these golf attractions for a day of tranquil, family fun. Places To Golf In Raleigh, NC Falls Golf Complex: Falls Golf Complex is located in Raleigh,NC and is ready to show you a good time on the driving range. Are you a beginner? That’s okay! Galls Golf Complex offers a premier teaching staff for those looking to improve and enhance their golf game. 401 Par Golf: This is a beautiful course surrounded by rolling hills, cherry trees, and grape vines. The nine-hole, par-three course wraps around a pond and is challenging but also very accessible for beginners. 401 Par Golf also offers you a driving range, sand trap, and putting green where you can … Continued

Park Your RV Rental & Spend The Weekend At Great Wolf Lodge

An obvious vacation trend is spending time with your family engaging in some form of aquatic activity, whether that be swimming at Falls Lake State Recreation Area or learning to scuba dive at Fantasy Lake Scuba Park. No matter where you go or how you get there, kids love spending time splashing around. That is why we think that an ideal family vacation is staying for a weekend at Great Wolf Lodge Water Park and Resort. Here you can enjoy resort amenities such as dining, shopping, a salon, spa, fitness center, and the indoor water park. Great Wolf Lodge Water Park And Resort The water park at Great Wolf Lodge is not only free for any days you stay at the hotel, but it is also open exclusively for those staying in the hotel. Say goodbye to long lines and completely packed water parks. You can reserve a room that … Continued

Visit The Town of Southern Pines, NC In A Travel Trailer Rental

When vacationing throughout the great state of North Carolina in a travel trailer rental, we would recommend stopping by the little town of Southern Pines. There are a number of activities for the whole family in and around this historical city. Southern Pines Activities Golfing The Southern Pines and Moore County area is home to 45 of the finest golf courses in North Carolina. Every one of the courses is within a 15-mile radius of the city. Some of these NC golf courses include the following: Beacon Ridge Golf and Country Club Legacy Golf Links Little River Golf and Resort Longleaf Golf and Country Club National Golf Club The Aloha Safari Zoo The Aloha Safari Zoo is located in Cameron, NC, which is only 20 minutes outside of Southern Pines. Here you can take an African Safari, touring through the plains where you will find animals such as camels, zebras, … Continued

Lazy 5 Ranch in North Carolina

Are you heading to North Carolina this summer to enjoy some fun in the sun with your family, why not check out Lazy 5 Ranch? Head on over to this privately owned exotic Animal Park in an RV rental. Here you will drive on a 3.5 mile safari through pasturelands. This park has over 750 animals from six different continents. Children and grownups alike will enjoy it here! You can spend the whole day here taking a wagon ride, going on a picnic or simply hanging out and soaking up the sun. The Lazy 5 Ranch is a drive through animal park that will be a sure hit with the whole family. You can drive through the Lazy 5 Ranch in the safety of your own car or even better, call for reservations on our horse drawn open-air wagons. Be sure to bring your cameras! Some of the rare animals … Continued

Fantasy Lake Scuba Park

Over 25 years go, Doye Sherrill founded the largest scuba diving park on the east coast; today this park is named the Fantasy Lake Scuba Park. Recently referred to in a News & Observer article as “a scuba diving mecca,” the lake is ideal for building scuba diving experience and advancing certification. Dive groups, rescue training, law enforcement, and the military use the scuba park for open water and advanced training. In the midst of a 100-acre fenced in park, is a 50-acre, crystal clear, lake dedicated solely scuba diving. Fantasy Lake Scuba Park is an excellent facility for building up dive experience and logging dives for extra training. Reaching up to 80-feet deep, the lake has been developed solely with scuba divers in mind. Some of the scuba diving amenities include the following: Three training and meeting shelters Changing facilities Outside showers Picnic tables 10 underwater training platforms Wall … Continued