2015-01-202015-01-20 Ferndale RV Rental
Ferndale RV Rental
Part of Whatcom County, in Washington State, Ferndale is a well located point to start an American road trip. It is just 20 minutes from the Canadian Border, and 10 minutes from the port town of Bellingham. It is a halfway point for an East Coast tour between Vancouver and Seattle and is a very popular destination for RV rental.
Huge Choice of RV Rentals in America
Motorhome Republic opens up the world of choice in motorhome rentals, with none of the leg-work. Visit our easy-to-use website and input some simple details, such as your city of pick-up, dates of travel and the driver’s age into the search engine. From there, you can see every available RV for rent, and can easily compare specifications and prices on each van, so you know you are getting the best deal for a cheap motorhome rental. El Monte is a large US RV company with a depot in Ferndale, so you will see many of their vans displayed, but you can also view other brands alongside, from local companies to big names, such as Cruise America. With 450 depots in 28 countries, we are sure we can find a convenient pick-up point for your adventure. If you still have questions, our multi-lingual motorhome experts will be more than happy to help, so give them a call. Popular locations to discover include an RV Rental roadtrip through Las Vegas, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Beyond Fernadale, into Washington State and Canada
It makes sense to use Ferndale as a base for exploring the East Coast between Vancouver and Seattle. It has easy fly-in access at nearby Bellingham Airport. To the East you have the winter playground of Mt Baker, and the North Cascades National Park. Leavenworth is a restored Bavarian Village on the eastern cusp of the Cascades which is worth a visit. Vancouver is only 70 miles away.
Places to park your RV rental in Ferndale
Cedars RV Park is a family orientated site. It has a heated pool, playground and recreation room. Each site is divided by cedar trees.
A feature of Whatcom County is the abundance of State Parks, many of which allow camping and can accommodate RVs. Near to Ferndale is Birch Bay State Park, which has 20, 12 by 12ft sites with electricity and water. This 194 acre park has miles of shoreline, with views to the Cascade Mountains and Canadian Gulf Islands.
What to eat and drink in Ferndale
Woods is a local coffee franchise who roast their beans in-house, and has an enthusiastic local following. It has 14 stores throughout Whatcom County, including one in Ferndale. They have their own range of baked goods, with provisions for gluten-free motorhome travellers.
One Eyed Betty’s is a lively spot that takes its beer seriously. It has 44 rotating craft beer handles, as well as bottled beer, draft champagne and a range of whiskeys. They serve dinner every night and breakfasts on the weekend. Go crazy on the pinball machines or listen to live music.
Things to do in Ferndale
The great outdoors is a big drawcard around Ferndale and Whatcom County. There are over 100 miles of shoreline and four lakes in the region, so opportunities for adventures on the water abound. Nearby Bellingham is the base for whale watching cruises amongst the San Juan Islands, and has a ferry service to Alaska.
In Ferndale itself, a place to play is the Silver Reef Casino, offering Vegas-style gaming and entertainment venues. The Rust Belt market is a fun spot to visit on the weekend - this is a covered market for local artists and entrepreneurs, selling arts, crafts and vintage clothing, with each vendor occupying a unique space.
Staying Safe: Driving Tips for Washington State
There are very extreme road conditions in the winter through this region. Listen to forecasts and don’t set out if it is risky. Have a chat to your rental company about the RVs provisions for snow travel when you pick it up, make sure they know the conditions you may face. That way they can advise you about chains and handling of the vehicle.