Planning a trip to the state of Pennsylvania in a small RV can allow a traveler to visit a vast array of different areas and sites. Pennsylvania is a large state with an abundance of interesting historical areas and beautiful natural areas as well. Most of these areas are easily accessible for those traveling in small RVs, and travelers will find many camp sites that accommodate RVs throughout the state. Pennsylvania is a popular tourist destination due to its rich historical background. The state is also frequently visited by RV travelers for its abundance of natural attractions such as the Pocono mountains. When considering a trip in a small RV to the state of Pennsylvania weather conditions may be a factor. Pennsylvania is located in the northeastern part of the United States. This area of the the United States can be rough to travel in the Winter due to extreme temperatures and snowfall. In northeastern Pennsylvania many campgrounds and state parks that offer small RV accommodations are closed from November through March because of the severe weather.
The historical areas of Pennsylvania offer many campsites for small RV travelers. Philadelphia which has an exciting and interesting historical background is one Pennsylvania's most popular travel spots. The area offers museums, historical sites and many interesting cultural events. For the history buff, the area of Gettysburg is a place not to be missed. Gettysburg and the surrounding areas offer many well kept privately owned campgrounds that accommodate small RV travelers as well as larger campgrounds and state parks. These areas are immensely popular with families during the Summer and reservations are recommended for small RV accommodations.
The northeastern part of the state of Pennsylvania is also well known for the vast array of outdoor activities offered in the area. The Pocono Mountain area is renown for its natural beauty, pristine lakes and streams and wooded areas. The northeastern Pennsylvania mountain region boasts nineteen state parks in this one area of the state, ten of these state parks will accommodate small RV travelers. Pennsylvania's state parks offer streams and lakes for fishing and swimming, along with picturesque hiking and picnicking areas. Hunters are also known for their love of this region of Pennsylvania, which offers deer, bear and small game hunting in season. Hunters must have a license to hunt in the state and follow all regulations regarding hunting on state game lands.