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Historical Sites

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National Historical Parks / Sites RV Vacation

Historical Parks RV Vacation

We’re constantly amazed at the variety of historical sites visited by our customers! Rolling across the nation in El Monte RVs, they gain new appreciation for the events that created America. Their children learn, firsthand, about the people and places in their history textbooks.

RV Vacations to Historical Sites


The richness of America’s historical heritage is enough to keep vacationers busy for years! From Maine to Oregon, the U.S. offers one history lesson after another.  Create a rolling history classroom for your kids (or yourselves!) by planning a motorhome vacation with El Monte RV. See our guide to historical sites managed by the National Park Service, or this quick list of favorites suggested by our clients. We’ve collected links to some of the best, to help you plan your next motorhome vacation.  Let us know when you’re ready to start your learning adventure. We’ve got a mobile classroom waiting!

Start your journey into the past by booking your RV rental through El Monte RV. We’ll help you learn the luxury of RV travel while soaking up our country’s fascinating past.


Colonial National Park:  Turn your motorhome toward Virginia and find the place where John Smith and Pocahontas first met. Historic Jamestown, Virginia offers history buffs, nature lovers and students of heritage crafts the chance to learn and explore. Visit Old Towne and New Towne, The Glasshouse and miles of scenery and wildlife. Just don’t stay home, because getting to Jamestown is easy when you start with a motorhome rental from El Monte RV.

Independence National Historic Park:  Independence Hall and The Liberty Bell are only two of Philadelphia’s historic treasures. Walk through the streets where our country was born, even take a cell phone guided tour of more than 30 historic sites! Let us help you find the right RV rental and campsite so you don’t miss what Philly has to offer.

Valley Forge National Historical Park:  With 26 miles of hiking trails and points of historical interest, a trip to Valley Forge in Pennsylvania is much more than visiting a historic marker! Take part in presentations about the part this historically-rich area played in the fight for independence. We’ve got your RV connections nearby, so let us help put you on the road to Valley Forge.

Boston National Historical Park What journey into American history would be complete without visiting Boston? Boston National Historical Park encompasses dozens of fascinating historical and cultural sites, including the USS Constitution, the Old North Church and the Paul Revere House. Travel the Massachusetts coast in your RV rented from El Monte RV and spend the lodging dollars you save to savor history (and great seafood!). Call us today to get your trip to Boston scheduled.


Our Growing Nation


Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home:  From ages two to eight, Abraham Lincoln lived at Knob Creek Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky, and the National Park Service has created a fascinating historic site there in his honor. Enjoy the beauty of rural Kentucky as you learn about his humble beginnings at Knob Creek, then travel to nearby Sinking Spring Farm to the Lincoln Birthplace. Let us help you discover Kentucky as Lincoln knew it by creating just the right RV rental vacation for you.

Wright Brothers National Memorial:  On the sand dunes of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Americans finally took to the air. You can learn about the Wright Brothers’ amazing accomplishments when you travel by RV to their original work shop. We’re going to find just the right RV for the trip when you start it by calling El Monte RV.

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial: Take the time to visit St. Louis, Missouri, and find not only the fabulous Gateway Arch but one of the largest museum’s on America’s westward expansion. Save money on hotel rooms and travel easily from the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial at the Arch to the nearby Old Courthouse, where Dred Scott tried to gain his freedom from slavery. You’re going to love St. Louis, and you’re going to love it more when you get there by RV. Contact us today to get started planning your trip!

Donner Memorial State Park: This beautiful state park near Truckee, California is also home to the Emigrant Trail Museum and Pioneer Monument. Learn about some of the earliest wagon train journeys to California, including the Donner Party, who camped near a lake within the Park. With an RV rental from El Monte RV and time to spend exploring, you’ll find something for everyone at Donner Memorial State Park.

More Historical Parks to visit: America has something to offer the most well-travelled history buff.  El Monte RV wants to help you get started on your journey through history.  Use the links above to plan your trip, then schedule your motorhome rental with us.  We know once you launch your journey into history, we’ll be seeing you again and again!  Here are some ideas that celebrate our nation's history.  Your whole family will be awed by the experiences that shaped our nation.


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