Where to Go
Explore all that California has to offer. From beaches to mountains and everything in between, you can do it all.
We encourage first-timers to take the silver trailer to an RV park or campground where it can be hooked up to utilities and provide the basic functions of home. Experienced travelers seeking more remote destinations can rely on the trailer’s onboard power, water, and tanks.
Santa Cruz Redwood RV Resort – (pictured above) Tucked away in the Santa Cruz mountains, this park has full hookups and a very friendly staff. It’s one of our most popular destinations for deliveries. Read a detailed description of this favorite GoSilver camp site.
Big Sur Cabins and Campground – This campground has water and electric hook-ups, but no sewer connection; best for experienced towers or delivery. Read more about this campground and things to do there.
Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Park- Come to this year-around National Park and check out giant ancient trees. Read our full review of the campground we stayed at.
Mad River Rapids – A good base for exploring the redwood forest up north.
Riverwalk – Surrounded by beautiful sequoia redwoods.
Lake Tahoe – (pictured above is the view of Stampede Reservoir from Logger Campgrounds near Lake Tahoe) There are various campground and RV park options near this Northern California favorite mountain and lake recreation area. Read our full blog post to learn recommendations on where to stay.
Silver Lake – Tucked away in the El Dorado National Forest, this is a favorite amongst adventurous RV campers. While the campsite has no hookups, there are beautiful and peaceful landscapes. Read our blog post about it here.
June Lake – On the eastern side of Yosemite National Park, this is a beautiful lake with many campgrounds for RVs.
Yosemite National Park
Yosemite Lakes RV Resort – Nice private RV park with hookups right outside the park.
Dimond-O Campground – Great RV campground located right outside Yosemite National Park, but no hook-ups and must reverse into campsite.
Read our full Yosemite National Park blog post, which covers the pros and cons of the above campsites along with others located off of HWY 120 (northern entrance of the park)
Tuolumne Meadows Campground – A large campsite for RVs near Yosemite. There are no hookups at this park.
Napa Expo – One of our favorites, a walk to downtown Napa.
Petaluma/ San Francisco North KOA– (pictured above) Located west of Napa and Sonoma, this is a prime location for the foodie family. It’s about 30 minutes from the coastline, 30 minutes from wine country, 45 minutes from San Francisco and located centrally along the California Cheese Trail. Read all about this family friendly KOA on the blog here.
Paso Robles-Wine Country RV – Right in the heart of Paso Robles wine country.
Paso Robles-Vines RV – Right on the 101, nice place but near the freeway.
Costanoa – A beautiful location southof Half Moon Bay, near Pescadero, with full hook-ups, hiking trails on the premises, close to organic farms, and access to the coast. Read more about this ultimate glamping destination and what to do in the area.
Morro Strand State Beach Park (pictured above): A state beach park with full hook-ups and steps away from the beach. One of our top favorite beach parks and located in Central California. Read our review of Morro Strand here.
Monterey Dunes – Just 8 miles from Monterey and across the street from the beach and bike path.
Novato RV Park – A good option for the Marin area.
Vineyard RV Park Vacaville – If you are heading towards Sacramento or Redding, this RV park is a good stop.
Olema Campground – Right next to PT Reyes National Seashore.
Casini Ranch Family Campground – Located along the Russian River.
KOA Cloverdale – A large campgrounds in the hills north of Healdsburg.
Calistoga – It’s may feel like a parking lot, but it’s a great location and within walking distance to downtown Calistoga.
Red Bluff– When heading north on I-5, it’s a nice place to stop.
Redding – A good base for Mt. Shasta, Shasta Lake, Lassen, and Sacramento River.
Here’s a list of apps and websites that we recommend.
- Good Sam’s – They have a network of RV parks and their website has a rating system to gauging the facilities and cleanliness of RV parks
- AllStays – The website has a comprehensive list and map of campsites. Where it really shines is the mobile app that can be purchased from the App Store. All their information will be stored on your phone, accessible even when you don’t have a data connection. If you’re serious about finding places to camp, this app is worth it.
- Google & Yelp – Popular RV park & campgrounds will almost always have reviews from frequent visitors.