Solo Female Travel: Navigating Las Vegas and Beyond in an RV

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According to a July 2023 survey with 27,730 respondents, 54 percent of the surveyed female travelers plan to travel alone this year.

This figure is only nine percent behind the number of male travelers, signifying the accruing interest in solo traveling among women.

One great way to enjoy a solo vacation? With an RV rental.

RV travel provides the freedom to go wherever, whenever, and do whatever—Las Vegas is one of the most popular cities to enjoy this perk.

So, where in Las Vegas should you travel with an RV? And how can you navigate these places smoothly and safely as a solo female RV traveler? Let’s find out below.

Where To RV in Las Vegas

Here are the RV campgrounds and resorts to indulge yourself in Las Vegas:

The RV Park at Circus Circus

Circus Circus is one of the most go-to attractions in Las Vegas. Besides family-friendly hotel and casino amenities, it has a large campground for RVs.

This park features 60 to 80-foot pull-throughs with grass, patio, and outdoor furniture options and 170 big-rig sites with full hookups. Its RV guest amenities include:

  • Laundry facilities
  • On-site convenience store
  • Hot tub
  • Dog park
  • Seasonal swimming pool

The RV Park at Circus Circus is at 2880 Las Vegas Boulevard South, within the Las Vegas Strip.

King’s Row RV Park

King’s Row RV Park is among the largest RV parks in Las Vegas. It’s near the Strip, a 15-minute drive from downtown Fremont Street, and less than a quarter-mile from Boulder Station Casino.

This campground boasts the following amenities:

  • Seasonal swimming pool
  • 293+ full RV hookup sites
  • Two fenced pet areas
  • Laundry facility
  • Restrooms and private showers
  • After-hours security officers

King’s Row RV Park is at 3660 Boulder Highway, Las Vegas. It only allows adults 21 and above and seniors 55 and older.

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder RV Park

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder RV Park is another large RV park in Las Vegas. This campground accommodates various motor homes and is recently renovated.

Its amenities and services include:

  • Over 200 spaces, ranging from 30 feet to 70 feet
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Pet-friendly
  • 30/50 AMP full hookups
  • Pull-through parking
  • 24-hour security
  • Taxi and rideshare services
  • Private deluxe clubhouse
  • Daily Bingo sessions
  • Dining options (bars and restaurants)
  • Live weekend entertainment
  • Daily discounts

Arizona Charlie’s Boulder RV Park is at 4575 Boulder Highway, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Hitchin’ Post RV Park

Hitchin’ Post RV Park is a well-rated RV park in Northern Las Vegas.

This park is 15 minutes from Interstate 15 and near an Air Force base. You can also get to the Last Vegas Strip from this campground in 15 minutes.

Hitchin’ Post’s amenities include:

  • 196 RV sites with full hookups
  • Level pull-thru sites
  • Saloon and gaming
  • On-site fitness center
  • 30 and 50 AMP plug services
  • Laundromat with 36 machines
  • Two dog runs
  • Remodeled bathrooms, showers, and tubs

Hitchin’ Post is at 3640 Las Vegas Boulevard North.

Las Vegas RV Resort

Las Vegas RV Resort is among the top-rated RV parks in the U.S. It’s an ideal campground if you prefer luxurious amenities and services.

You can rent this RV resort’s sites daily or monthly, where you can choose from four options: Standard, Deluxe, Premium, and XL.

This adult-only RV resort boasts the following amenities:

  • 379 full hookup sites
  • 30 and 50 AMP connections
  • Newly renovated swimming pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fitness center
  • Restrooms
  • 24-hour courtesy patrol
  • Pet area
  • Spa
  • General store

Las Vegas RV Resort is at 3890 S. Nellis Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort

Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort is a popular RV site in Las Vegas. This facility has received high ratings from associations like Good Sam.

Besides being near the region’s popular casinos, this resort is also near attractions like Hoover Dam, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and Botanical Gardens at Bellagio.

Oasis provides the following amenities:

  • Adult pool and spa
  • On-site restaurant
  • Convenience store
  • 24-hour security

You can rent Oasis RV Resort’s sites daily and monthly. You can choose from five options: Standard, Deluxe, Premium, Premium+, and Big Rig.

Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort is at 2711 W. Windmill Lane, Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Tips for Solo Female RV Travelers

To ensure safe and smooth solo RV rides, remember the following tips:

Know the ins and outs of operating an RV

As a solo female(or otherwise)  traveler, the first thing to ensure is that you know how to operate an RV. You must be able to prepare, set up, drive, park, and take down the RV by yourself.

If you have a loved one who has an RV, borrow it for a weekend to practice preparing, driving, and parking before purchasing or renting. This way, you understand everything about operating RVs before traveling.

Once you’re comfortable handling an RV, consider an RV rental in Las Vegas. Renting an RV in a dynamic environment like Las Vegas empowers you with the comfort and convenience of navigating the city.

At the same time, renting can be more cost-effective than purchasing because you enjoy the travel without committing to ownership.

Other benefits of RV renting include:

  • 24/7 roadside assistance
  • Pet-friendly options, so you don’t have to leave your pets behind or pay for petsitters
  • You rent from owners who give their RVs a “homey” feel

Equip yourself with basic RV maintenance and repairs

Once you have your RV, review all the manuals and practice the essential maintenance and repairs.

Learn how to weatherproof, replace lights, change tires, and repair brake pads before driving the RV alone. If towing, ensure that you can connect and disconnect it by yourself.

You can also research your RV’s specific make and model to understand its common issues and how to fix them.

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These maintenance skills will prepare you to face significant problems while traveling. Moreover, they can minimize your reliance on outside help.

Use a virtual buddy system

Virtual buddy systems help keep solo female travelers safe on the road. Because you don’t have anyone with you, virtual buddies provide safety check-ins to ensure your well-being while traveling.

Additionally, you let your virtual buddies know your plans, whereabouts, and alternative instructions if they don’t hear from you within specific periods.

For additional peace of mind, you can install tracking apps and allow your loved ones to monitor your real-time location.

Outline an exit plan

Emergencies and unexpected departures can be frightening. In these situations, you must ensure you can leave the campground safely and swiftly.

Thus, outlining an exit plan will help you drive away without complex maneuvers.

It’s advisable to choose campsites that let you make quick exits. Many RV campgrounds and resorts in Las Vegas and other cities have pull-through sites with straightforward entrances and exits.

Additionally, it’s ideal to choose designated campgrounds over dispersed sites. Dispersed campsites often have few people, making it difficult to get help when needed.

Meanwhile, designated RV parks are areas set aside for camping with established sites, facilities, and readily available emergency resources.

Keeping your keys close is also essential, as it will ensure a speedy exit and help you avoid wasting time searching. You can attach your keys to your wrist or pocket or put them inside your jacket.

Don’t stick to a routine

If you stay at one campsite for an extended period, changing your routines helps ensure safety.

For example, if you hike in the mornings, go for an afternoon hike the next day.

Changing routines can make tracking challenging for onlookers who may be observing you. This unpredictability helps maintain your privacy by obscuring your patterns and reducing the likelihood of unwanted attention, stalking, and other potential threats.

Bring protection

Exit plans, virtual buddies, and well-lit and populated campsites help ensure safety. However, you should still bring extra protection.

Kubatons, tasers, and pepper sprays are handy for solo female travelers. They can protect you from attackers, and you can also use them against wild animals.

Ensure these tools are easily accessible so you can quickly respond to threats. Also, check local regulations for these self-defense devices, as laws may vary by state, county, or city.

Travel Alone With Confidence

Venturing into solo RV adventures equips you with the autonomy to shape your journey. This independence lets you tailor your experiences and foster deeper connections with the places you visit.

As you take the wheel, each decision and discovery ensures your travel stories are uniquely yours. By understanding the intricacies of RV life, you can confidently navigate Las Vegas and beyond.

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