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Houston RV Rentals

Houston is the city with the highest population in the big state of Texas. Located in Harris County, this huge city is known for its diverse culture and its history as a big part of the oil and natural gas industries. It is also known for its amazing architecture, especially downtown. To help you explore the city and beyond, VroomVroomVroom can help you find an affordable RV rental in Houston that will suit your budget and needs. We compare motorhome and campervan hire deals from leading suppliers so you can easily find the right camper or RV for your next trip. If you are looking for a smaller car, you can book a car rental in Houston​ through us as well.

Location Overview

Houston is the country’s fourth-largest city and with mild weather year-round, it is a great destination to spend plenty of time outdoors. Plan your visit around unique and culturally diverse neighbourhoods, menus designed by internationally renowned chefs and opportunities to spend a night at the opera, ballet or theatre.

Some of our favorite things to do year-round in Houston are:

Summer (June, July, August): Get ready to cheer the Houston Texans football team on in a home game at NRG Stadium. While the weather is warm, hit the road and drive a short 50-miles from downtown to Galveston Island for a day of beach-hopping and historical charm.

Fall (September, October, November): Pick your own produce (and maybe a pumpkin to carve for Halloween) at Blessington Farms just 45-minutes from Downton Houston. Get back to nature with a hike on the Lone Star Hiking Trail or mountain bike adventure through the Sam Houston National Forest.

Winter (December, January, February): There’s still plenty to do when the temperature dips in Houston including renting a kayak or bike to explore Buffalo Bayou Park. Join a guided hour-long kayak tour through the Bayou to make the most of the experience. If the weather doesn't allow outdoor adventures, get ready to shop til’ you drop at Tangier Outlets where you can make the most of discounts on high-end fashion labels.

Spring (March, April, May): If Houston is best enjoyed outdoors then a trip to Discovery Green’s 12-acre park is a must. Enjoy walks with views to downtown Houston, interactive water play areas, art installations and plenty of dining options. And what would a trip to Texas be without experiencing a rodeo? Visit the world’s biggest rodeo at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo that goes for three weeks each March.

Year-Round: New York has Central Park and Houston has Memorial Park - almost 1500 acres of parklands and a golf course, swimming pool, tennis court, hiking trails and more. Dive into the underwater world adventure at Downtown Aquarium or shoot for the stars at the Space Centre, the official visitor center of NASA Johnson Space Center. Marvel at the architecture and talent when you spend a night at the Houston Grand Opera.

Recommended RV Parks and Campgrounds in Houston

Advanced RV Resort, located on South Sam Houston Parkway East, is just 12 miles south of downtown. All sites are concrete and have full hookups. This RV campground provides cable television, free Wi-Fi, a hot tub, a laundry room, private baths, and much more. Aside from that, this resort features a heated pool, a grill area, a recreational building, and direct access to the Tom Bass Regional Park, which has a golf course, a model airplane field, nature trails, and a fishing pond.

South Main RV Park, located on South Main Street, welcomes big rigs and provides full hookups, along with concrete patios. They also provide cable television, free Wi-Fi, a laundry room, an activity room, and much more. Aside from that, this campervan rental park features shaded sites, wide streets, a leash-free dog area, and more.

McCullar Parkway RV Park, located on Stuebner Airline Road, provides full hookups, paved roads, and much more. This RV campground also features full concrete pads, easy access to downtown Houston, on-site management, and wooded sites with 100-year-old oak and pecan trees, which create comfortable shade.

Featured Attractions in Houston

Museum of Fine Arts, located on Bissonnet Street, is located in the heart of Houston's museum district. The museum features a wide variety of art, including decorative arts and paintings, antique silver furnishings, ceramics, European fine art collections, and tons of other collections. Stop by with your RV rental and see glory in the world of global art. There is plenty to explore and plenty of art to appreciate gathered from all over the world and from different countries.

Houston Zoo, located in Hermann Park Drive, provides an eventful day with many fun exhibits to explore. The zoo features an African forest exhibit, a natural encounters exhibit, sea lions and other aquatic life, carnivores, and even animal works of art (painted by animals)! This would be a wonderful destination to which you might drive your motorhome rental.

Space Center Houston, located on NASA Road One, is NASA's official visitor center and lets you experience fantastic simulations like walking in space or landing on the moon. Have fun exploring the astronaut gallery, the starship gallery, the space center theater, a tour of NASA, and a whole lot more. Drive your R rental over to this fantastic destination and explore NASA and the world of space.

FAQs About Renting an RV in Houston

How old do you have to be to rent an RV in Houston?

You must be 25 years old or over to rent an RV in Houston. However, some providers may rent to those drivers that are 21 and over. Find more information here.

Will I get a refund if I return my RV before its scheduled return date in Houston?

No refund will be issued even if you return the RV prior to your scheduled date of return.

Where are the best places to camp near Houston?

There are plenty of places to camp or stay with your RV near Houston including Highway 6 RV Resort, Westlake RV Resort, Lakeview RV Resort and Bayou Campground.