Let's Go RVing - Algoma, Ontario

Martin Lortz
by Martin Lortz

Whether you're a new RVer or have been doing it for a while, we all can agree that the destination is what matters.

Whether you're a new RVer or have been doing it for a while, we all can agree that the destination is what matters. The  Algoma region in Ontario is a must-visit spot for RVers, with its rugged Lake Superior shores, hidden waterfalls, white sand beaches, friendly campgrounds and welcoming communities. Prepare for your next RV adventure by packing your bags and starting the engine, and discover Algoma's uncrowded landscape along the shores of the world's largest freshwater lake.

Choose Your Ride - Where to Rent an RV in Ontario.

If you're not ready for the long-term commitment of RV ownership, renting is a great option to explore the joys of RV travel. Luckily, many established RV rental companies in Ontario make finding the perfect RV rental easy and accessible. Just remember that you must be at least 25 years old to rent.

Here are some of the best places to rent an RV in Ontario:

•            Motor Home Travel

•            Canadream

•            Fraserway RV

•            Owasco RV Rentals

•            1000 Islands RV Centre

•            Outdoor Travel

Let’s Go

Getting to Algoma is easy. You can follow the Trans Canada Highway from the east or west. If you're coming from the south, cross the  International Bridge in Sault Ste. Marie

One perk of RV travel is that the journey is just as important as the destination. Having everything with you and easily accessible, stopping at points of interest along the way is a breeze.

From the southern reaches of Ontario, you can choose to follow the Trans Canada Highway north. Be sure to stop at  French River Provincial Park and stroll on the bridge over the French River. 

Visiting the  Big Nickel (Dynamic Earth) and taking the mine tour are highly recommended in Sudbury.  Science North is a popular stop with families.

Option two is to head north via the  Bruce PeninsulaTobermory, the  MS Chi-Cheemaun Passenger Ferry and  Manitoulin Island

From the west, the stunning  Nays Provincial Park and   Puukaskawa National Park along the northern shores of Lake Superior will be vying for your vacation time.

You're Here; Now What?

Discovering the top attractions in Algoma is easy with the  pre-planned routes available in the region. The roads in Algoma are scenic, winding through stunning coastlines, rushing rivers, and dense forests. There are many activity options, like hiking, biking, and paddling. You can also relax by the lakes, soak up the sun on the beaches, discover waterfalls, and visit friendly communities. Algoma caters to all interests and preferences, ensuring everyone can have a great time.

Discover the Serenity of Provincial Parks 

If you're looking for a peaceful and relaxing experience, consider visiting a park in Northern Ontario. While  Pancake Bay and  Lake Superior Provincial Park are popular for their beautiful views of Lake Superior, Algoma's northern parks offer a unique sense of solitude. You can park your RV among the trees at  Nagagamisis or  Fushimi Lake Provincial Park and enjoy the serene environment, including the silence of a star-filled night and the loon's haunting call.

RV Parks - Park and Play

Algoma's RV Parks offer a comfortable and relaxing experience. You can unwind by the pool, play horseshoes, and shop at the on-site store. 

·       The  Wawa RV Resort and Campground is ideal for exploring nearby beaches, waterfalls, and the Wawa Goose. 

·       At  Serpent River Campground, you can enjoy the beautiful Lake Huron North Channel at your doorstep. 

·       In the north of Algoma,  Veilleux Camping & Marina provides full services and stunning lake views and allows you to explore the nearby town of Hearst.

·        Glenview Cottage and Campground, located on the outskirts of Sault Ste. Marie, offers urban adventures, such as culinary and cultural experiences.

Easy Access Points of Interest

Discover the stunning views of Algoma, including waterfalls and beaches that are easily accessible from your RV. 

Visit the  Fire Tower Lookout in Elliot Lake or hike around  Horne Lake, starting at Miner's Memorial Park. 

Along Lake Huron North Chanel, climb the stairs at  Spanish Municipal Marina for a fantastic view, explore the quaint main street in  Blind River, and stop by the  Group of Seven panel in Bruce Mines. Enjoy the beach at  Batchawana Bay Provincial Park or the  Wawa waterfront outside your RV. Take a selfie with the famous  Wawa gooseWinnie the Pooh in White River, the  three bears in Hornepayne, or the  Wolf statues in Hearst. With so many options, your time in Algoma will be unforgettable.