GEICO and KOA suggest 10 great trips at 10 great campsites for your next RV trip

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 24, 2017 – Camping on the roadside has always been a part of the American landscape, starting with covered wagons.

However, it was not until 1910 when Pierce-Arrow introduced the Touring Landau in Madison Square Garden that 'RVing' as we know it began. For RV enthusiasts who like to know these things, the Landau included a chamber pot, a sink, a folding rear seat that converted to a bed and a telephone that connect the passengers to chauffeur, reports the RV Museum and Hall of Fame in Elkhart, Ind.

Whatever your call to the open road may be—an adventure, family time, or solitude—preparation is key. When stocking your cabinets with games and supplies, take the time to review your insurance policy. Did you add some features to your RV? Do you need to add more coverage to replace your personal effects? Should you increase your emergency expense coverage? There's a good deal to review.

Once you're covered, and if you're having trouble deciding where your next epic RV trip will be, you can't go wrong with the classics.

GEICO and KOA campgrounds suggest 10 great trips at 10 great campsites for you to consider.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg KOA – Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

Referred to as North America's most popular national park, it has more than 800 miles of hiking trails.

Yellowstone National ParkLivingston/Paradise Valley KOA – Livingston, Mont.
Open till mid-October, it's perfect for an autumn trip with the changing colors of the trees.

Harpers FerryCivil War Battlefields KOA – Harpers Ferry, W.Va.
With a short drive, you can be in Washington, D.C., Gettysburg, Pa., and Virginia.

Mount RushmoreMount Rushmore KOA at Palmer Gulch – Hill City, S.D.
Visit nearby majestic Mount Rushmore and impressive Crazy Horse Memorial. This resort offers bike rentals, guided horseback rides, gold panning and chuck wagon dinners.

Grand Canyon National ParkGrand Canyon/Williams KOA – Williams, Ariz.
This area has been continuously inhabited by Native Americans, who built settlements within the canyon and its many caves.

Yosemite National ParkYosemite West/Mariposa KOA – Midpines, Calif.
It's best known for its waterfalls, but within it's nearly 1,200 square miles of deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant sequoias and a vast wilderness area.

Luray CavernsLuray KOA – Luray, Va.
Discovered in 1878, the underground cavern system is adorned with mud flows, stalactites, stalagmites, flowstone, and mirrored pools.

Niagara FallsNiagara Falls North/Grand Island KOA – Grand Island, N.Y.
At 3,950 feet wide, it's far from the largest waterfall around, but it is the falls with the largest volume of water traveling through it. So, please do not try to go over in a barrel.

Pikes PeakCripple Creek KOA – Cripple Creek, Colo.
Close to Pikes Peak (14,115 feet), there's the Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, steam train rides, Fossil Beds National Monument and more.

Orlando/Kissimmee KOA – Orlando, Fla.
The Orlando/Kissimmee KOA is just minutes from the many of the amazing attractions central Florida has to offer.

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