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As the largest city in Alberta, Canada; Calgary offers much to see and do for travellers. For those looking to experience go beyond the city, it is also the perfect headquarters, and our Calgary International Airport RV rentals and campervan hire are the way to see it all. Having an RV hire means you can explore this vast area without the worries of finding a hotel or hauling around camping gear. Whether you are exploring the Rockies to the west or driving across the Eastern prairies, our motorhome rental is the best option.

Located at the confluence of the Elbow and Bow Rivers in southern Alberta, Calgary is the region’s main urban centre. While also being one of the most liveable and tourist-friendly cities in North America, it is especially known as a fantastic starting point for road trips to the majestic Canadian Rockies. When you rent an RV in Calgary, you are just a short, scenic drive away from such famous parks as Banff and Jasper National Parks, Dinosaur Provincial Park and Waterton Lakes National Park.

The city itself is Canada’s centre of the oil industry, as well as home to a wealth of Wild West heritage. Nicknamed “Cowtown”, it hosts the annual Calgary Stampede, a huge rodeo festival and major tourist attraction in western Canada. If you are into western history and culture, we recommend planning your Calgary RV rental road trip around the Stampede. Either way, though, there is plenty to see and do on a road trip from Calgary with an RV throughout the year.

We offer an overview of the best RV road trip destinations from Calgary at the end of this page. First, let’s take a look at the best Calgary RV rental companies, followed by a brief list of recommended RV campgrounds near the city.

Top RV Rental Companies in Calgary, Alberta

As the most populous city in Alberta, Calgary is well-connected to other major cities in Canada. There is a large airport, as well as highway and railroad links. Once you have made it to the city, you can continue your journey at your own pace by renting a motorhome or campervan. Most of Canada’s biggest RV rental companies have a depot in Calgary, too.

Below, we list all top Calgary RV rental companies, complete with all motorhome types they offer, their location and office hours. Check them out to find the perfect fit for your specific self-drive holiday from Calgary.

CanaDream RV Rental Calgary


Part of the Apollo Group of car and motorhome rental companies, CanaDream is one of the top Calgary RV hire companies. They strive to offer all customers the opportunity to “experience Canada at their own pace” with the perfect motorhome.

CanaDream is based in Canada, but you can also see some of its fleet of more than 1,000 vehicles across the border in the United States. On top of that, you can also choose between all kinds of different motorhomes, including truck campers, campervans, small RVs and maxi motorhomes. So, whatever kind of road trip from Calgary with an RV you are planning, CanaDream will probably have the ideal vehicle for you.

Travel/Truck Camper

The Maxi Travel Camper is quite possibly the best CanaDream RV you can rent in Calgary for off-the-beaten-track adventures, quite literally.

This truck camper is designed to, as CanaDream says, “rough it in 5-star luxury.” It has sleeping space for two adults and one child, making it ideal for adventurous couples (with or without a kid) who are dreaming of a self-drive holiday in the wilds of Alberta.

Van Camper/Deluxe Campervan

CanaDream’s Deluxe Van Camper provides more, and bigger, amenities than the truck camper above. It features a functional interior made up of a double bed, kitchenette, and spacious sitting and dining area. This campervan is absolutely perfect for two people exploring the greater Calgary region on a budget. It has the style and amenities of a larger RV, but offers better mileage and manoeuvrability.

Additionally, CanaDream also has a Super Van Conversion, which offers you all the comfort you need on the road without overdoing it on size. Accommodating up to two adults and two children, it has everything you may want from a large van conversion for a self-drive holiday from Calgary, including compactness and driveability.

Class C Motorhome

People looking for a spacious Calgary RV rental might want to check out CanaDream’s Midi Motorhome. This larger RV is ideal for small groups of friends or travelling families.

The Midi Motorhome can sleep up to four adults and two children in a queen bed, a cabover bed and dinette sleeping area. Other amenities include a bathroom with shower, kitchen with oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and cooktop, as well as a solar panel and slide-out.

One size up from the Midi is the Maxi Motorhome, which is even more spacious and comfortable.

  • MH-B – Midi Motorhome: 24-28 feet long, sleeps 4 adults and 2 children
  • MH-A – Maxi Motorhome: 28-33 feet long, sleeps 4 adults and 2 children

Calgary RV Rental Depot: CanaDream, 292154 Crosspointe Drive, Rocky View County (Calgary), Alberta T4A 0V2

Located about 11 km/7 miles from Calgary International Airport (YYC) or 25 km/16 miles from downtown Calgary.

CanaDream Calgary office hours:

  • Monday to Saturday
    • Pick Up: 1 pm to 4 pm
    • Drop Off: 8 am to 10 am
  • Open all statutory holidays (May to September)
  • Sunday (May to September)
    • Pick Up: 1 pm to 4 pm
    • Drop Off: 8 am to 10 am
  • Closed Sunday and all statutory holidays (October to April)

Included with Standard Rate:

  • 24 hour assistance
  • Tourist Info/Maps
  • 0-4 years old
Cruise Canada, Calgary RV Rental

Cruise Canada

Part of Cruise America RV, one of the most popular RV rental companies in North America, Cruise Canada is a popular motorhome rental provider in Canada. With their wide range of highly recognizable RVs, decorated with famous North American landscapes, this company can help you create your dream road trip with an RV from Calgary.

Additionally, they also have drop-off (and pick-up) locations in several other major cities in Canada, including Vancouver, Halifax, Toronto and Montreal, which offers you the amazing opportunity for an extended one-way road trip.

Class C Motorhome

At Cruise Canada’s RV rental depot in Calgary, you can choose from three different types of Class C motorhomes. All these self-contained RVs have similar amenities, from well-equipped kitchens to a shower, toilet, generator and air-conditioning. The only main difference between these popular Calgary RV rentals is their size and sleeping capacity.

  • C19 – Compact Motorhome: The Compact RV Rental has a unique rear kitchen design and all the amenities of a larger motorhome. It is ideal for 2 adults, but there’s also sleeping space for 1 child.
  • C25 – Standard Motorhome: Cruise Canada’s Standard RV Rental in Calgary is a traditional Class C motorhome with all classic self-contained features. This affordable option is great for travellers who want the walk-through convenience of a bigger—but not too big—motorhome. Its maximum capacity is 5 people.
  • C31 – Large Motorhome: The Large RV Rental is significantly larger than the Standard option. It has essentially the exact same amenities, however, it simply offers more space for more people. It can accommodate up to 7 travellers.

Calgary RV Rental depot: Cruise Canada, 2980 26 Street North East, Calgary, AB T1Y 6R7, Canada

Located about 12 km/8 miles from Calgary International Airport (YYC) or 10 km/6 miles from downtown Calgary.

Cruise Canada Calgary hours:

  • Monday to Saturday:
    • Pick Up: 1pm to 4pm
    • Drop off: 9am to 11am
  • Closed Sundays and Public Holidays

Included with Standard Rate:

  • 24 hour assistance
  • 0-4 years old
Fraserway RV Rentals Canada logo

Fraserway RV Rental

One of the largest RV rental companies and dealers in Canada, Fraswerway RV Rental have more locations than most other companies. This includes popular cities like Halifax, Vancouver, Edmonton, Whitehorse, Toronto and Calgary. So, when you rent an RV in Calgary from them, you have the possibility to go on an immersive one-way road trip across Canada, an unforgettable self-drive adventure.

Their fleet of Calgary RV rentals is impressive and consists of several classes and models. From campervans and various truck campers to several Class C motorhome sizes, luxurious Class A motorhomes and even an Overlander adventure RV, this is where you can get the perfect RV for your dream road trip from Calgary.

4WD Truck Camper

No other Calgary RV rental companies have such a wide range of truck campers for hire, if they have them in the first place.

Fraserway RV Rentals has no fewer than three types of 4WD truck campers, all of which are ideal for off-the-beaten-path adventures in the Alberta wilderness.

Additionally, there is also the amazing Overlander, a custom-designed 4WD camper built on an F-Series diesel truck

  • Truck Camper: sleeps 2 people
  • Truck Camper Slide-Dinette: sleeps 4 people
  • Truck Camper Slide-Bunk: sleeps 5 people
  • Overlander: sleeps 4 adults and 2 children

Van Conversion/Campervan

By renting a Fraserway campervan in Calgary, you give yourself the opportunity to experience the ultimate van-life road trip in southern Alberta (or beyond). This RV is smaller than a full-size motorhome, yet packed with comfort and amenities.

Its compact and cosy interior has everything you may need to temporarily live on the road. This includes a kitchen with convention oven, stove, microwave and fridge, a bathroom with shower and toilet, air-conditioning and a seating area. On the outside, you will find solar panels and an awning. This van conversion sleeps two adults.

Class C Motorhome

For a bit more space on the road, consider hiring a Class C motorhome in Calgary. These popular RVs combine affordability, comfort and spaciousness.

They come in a variety of sizes, but all main amenities are pretty much similar, including a well-equipped kitchen, bathroom with shower, toilet and sink, and other modern features.

  • 20’ Class C – Small Motorhome: sleeps 2 adults and 1 child
  • 23’ Class C – Medium Motorhome: sleeps 4 adults and 1 child
  • 25’ Class C – Large Motorhome: sleeps 4 adults and 1 child
  • 32’ Class C – XLarge Motorhome: sleeps 4 adults and 2 children

Class A RV

If your budget allows it, you can’t go wrong with Fraserway’s 31-foot A-30 Class A motorhome if you want ultimate luxury on the road. This huge motorcoach is basically a real home-on-wheels, featuring a TV, sofa bed, completely separate bedroom in the rear, a bathroom with toilet, shower and cupboards, full kitchen and spacious seating area. It sleeps up to 6 people.

A slide-out offers even more space when parked at your campsite. Additionally, Fraserway also has a unique wheelchair-accessible Class A motorhome for rent, “making the wilderness accessible!” This accessible Class A RV can accommodate up to 4 people.

Calgary RV Rental Depot: Fraserway, 536 Kingsview Way SE, Airdrie, AB T4A 0B3, Canada

Located about 20 km/13 miles from Calgary International Airport (YYC) or 33 km/21 miles from downtown Calgary.

Fraserway RV Calgary office hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 5 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
  • Closed Sunday
  • Drop Off: 9 am to 11 am

Included with Standard Rate:

  • Tourist Info/Maps
  • 0-4 years old
Escape Campervan Rentals, Calgary, Canada

Escape Rentals Canada

If you are looking to rent a campervan in Canada, we encourage you to check out Escape Campervan Rentals Canada. Although most locations of this popular campervan rental company are in the United States, they do also offer campervans for rent in Canada. They have an RV rental depot in Calgary and one in Vancouver.

Although one-way rentals to the U.S. are not available, you can cross the border on a roundtrip from Calgary and explore places like Montana, Wyoming, Idaho and/or Washington State. Additionally, it is also possible to rent a campervan in Calgary, swing south through the northern United States and drop your vehicle off in Vancouver. This is a unique one-way adventure between two major Canadian cities, including a section in one of the USA’s most spectacular corners.

By renting an Escape campervan, you are setting yourself up for the ultimate van-life experience in glorious alpine landscapes. Whether you are planning a weekend trip from Calgary or an epic adventure across western North America, these excellent campervans are a superb option to have.

Van Camper with Rooftop Sleeper

Escape Rentals Canada has one type of campervan available for rent in Calgary (and also in Vancouver). This is the awesome Big Sur Campervan, which provides seating and accommodation for up to 5 people. It features standard amenities like a kitchen, a queen-sized bed, extra storage space and an optional rooftop sleeper.

All Big Sur Campervans are custom-built for on-the-road adventures and boast a beautiful hand-painted exterior. This is a super-popular campervan for hire in Calgary.

Calgary Pickup/Dropoff: Escape Rentals, 316 36th Avenue Northeast, Calgary T2E 2L5 AB

Located about 12 km/8 miles from Calgary International Airport (YYC) or 6 km/4 miles from downtown Calgary.

Escape Rentals Calgary office hours:

  • Monday to Sunday.
    • Pick up times: 1pm to 4pm
    • Drop off times: 8:30am to 10am
  • Closed Christmas, Memorial Day, Labor Day, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Independence Day.

Included with Standard Rate:

  • Bedding/linen
  • Kitchen/cutlery
  • 24 hour assistance
  • Tourist info/maps
  • 3-4 years old
Four Seasons Economy RV Rentals, Calgary, Canada

Four Seasons RV Rental

If you are looking for an affordable RV rental, you might find it with Four Seasons RV Rental. Based in Airdrie, near Calgary, it offers all wide range of motorhomes for rent. In fact, their fleet is quite impressive, consisting of more than 400 vehicles, from campervans to Class C RVs, in five locations across Canada. As we mentioned a few times above, this gives you the amazing opportunity to plan one-way road trips when you rent an RV in Calgary.

Four Season RV Rental are dedicated to offering “a better RV experience for less” and are a popular choice among people looking for RV rentals in Calgary.

Van Conversion/Campervan

Four Seasons RV Rental’s van conversion is the perfect RV for the ultimate Alberta van-life experience, in both comfort and style.

This modern campervan sleeps two adults and has all amenities you could want from a van, including a kitchen with furnace, oven/microwave, stove and fridge, as well as a toilet and seating area. Its rooftop awning offers extra shade at your campsite.

Class C Motorhome

In addition to renting out campervans in Calgary, Four Seasons RV Rental also has a selection of excellent Class C motorhomes.

There are four types to choose from, all of which have a full kitchen, toilet, roof air-conditioning, a water heater and awning. The larger models also feature a shower, additional sleeping areas and a slide-out for even more space at your campsite.

  • 20’ Class C – Small Motorhome: sleeps 2 adults and 2 children
  • 23’ Class C – Medium Motorhome: sleeps 4 adults and 1 child
  • 25’ Class C – Large Motorhome: sleeps 4 adults and 1 child
  • 32’ Class C – XLarge Motorhome: sleeps 4 adults and 2 children

Calgary RV Rental Depot: Four Seasons, 536 Kingsview Way SE, Airdrie, AB T4A 0B3, Canada

Located about 20 km/13 miles from Calgary International Airport (YYC) or 33 km/21 miles from downtown Calgary.

Four Seasons RV Calgary office hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 5 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
  • Closed Sunday
  • Drop Off: 9 am to 11 am

Included with Standard Rate:

  • Tourist Info/Maps
  • 0-6 years old

Top 10 Attractions from Calgary

Whether you are visiting Calgary for its urban and historic attractions or its proximity to epic landscapes, there is enough to do to fill up an RV road trip itinerary of a week or more. Culture and history lovers will be interested in attending to world-renowned Calgary Stampede or go for a scenic road trip to Edmonton to the north. A visit to the Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site is a memorable experience, too.

On the other hand—and arguably Calgary’s biggest drawcard—there are the spectacular parks in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. If you rent an RV in Calgary, you are just a drive away from the magnificent peaks, lakes and wildlife of the Rocky Mountains. Explore parks like Banff and Jasper, which are linked by the glorious Icefields Parkway, or head south to Waterton Lakes National Park (and perhaps across the U.S. border to Glacier National Park). To the east, Dinosaur Provincial Park is home to striking badlands and rich deposits of dinosaur fossils.

Calgary Stampede

Organized every July in Calgary, the Calgary Stampede a multi-day event that involves agricultural exhibits and competitions, First Nations exhibits, concerts, a parade and one of the largest rodeos in the world. It is arguably the biggest tourist attraction in Calgary.

Banff National Park

Located about 160 kilometres (100 miles) west of Calgary, Banff National Park is the oldest national park in Canada and one of the oldest in the world. It encompasses vast tracts of mountainous terrain, as well as glaciers and icefields, lakes and forests.

Banff National Park is the location of Lake Louise, Peyto Lake and Moraine Lake, which are some of the most photographed, stunning and cherished lakes in Canada. The epic 230-kilometres (160-mile) Icefields Parkway links Banff National Park to Jasper National Park.

Moraine Lake

As mentioned above, Moraine Lake is one of several stunning glacial lakes in Banff National Park. Famous for its turquoise water, superb viewpoints and excellent boating, it sits in the beautifully named Valley of the Ten Peaks. You can get there from Lake Louise via the Moraine Lake Road.


A short distance to the northeast of Calgary in the Canadian Badlands, Drumheller is home to the Midland Provincial Park in Drumheller, which is where you can visit the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology. This is phenomenal place to visit for lovers of history and palaeontology.

The museum houses no fewer than thirteen different exhibits, which showcase about 800 fossils (out of a huge collection of 160,000 fossils). Major highlights are the skeletons of various large dinosaurs.

Dinosaur Provincial Park

To the southwest of Calgary and Drumheller lies Dinosaur Provincial Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that preserves awesome badlands scenery and a wealth of dinosaur fossils. Combined with nearby Drumheller, it makes for a fantastic loop drive with a Calgary RV rental.

This is one of the richest dinosaur fossil sites on the planet, where over 55 dinosaur species were discovered, and more than 500 dinosaurs have been excavated. At the Dinosaur Provincial Park Visitor Centre, you can see exhibits, learn about the park’s natural history, visit a fossil prep lab, and more.

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site

Blessed with an undeniably intriguing name, the Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site is a fascinating place to visit on a road trip from Calgary with an RV rental. It is about two hours south of the city, almost directly on the way to Waterton Lakes National Park.

First Nation peoples used the site for 5,500 years to kill plains buffalo by driving them off a cliff. Nowadays, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site home to an interpretive centre, which has exhibits on the culture, technology, ecology, mythology and lifestyle of the Blackfoot people.

Waterton Lakes National Park

Together with its southern neighbour Glacier National Park in Montana, USA, Waterton Lakes National Park makes up the UNESCO-protected Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

A popular camping destination in southern Alberta, the park features numerous beautiful mountain lakes, rugged peaks and abundant wildlife. It is also home to the iconic Prince of Wales Hotel, which sits above the shore of Upper Waterton Lake.


Located in the heart of Alberta, Edmonton is the province’s capital and major regional hub. The city is set on the banks of North Saskatchewan River and has several fascinating historical attractions. Fort Edmonton Park is a visit-worthy living history museum, while the Art Gallery of Alberta exhibits First Nations art. The West Edmonton Mall is one of the world’s biggest shopping malls, and Canada’s most visited.

People who rent an RV in Calgary might be interested in driving the scenic Boomtown Trail from Calgary to Edmonton. This driving route features historic pioneering towns and sites dating from the time when the railroad came through the area.


The small town of Okotoks, just south of Calgary, is rather unassuming, but it does have a major attraction. Its name comes from the Blackfoot word for rock, “ohkotok”, which probably refers to the nearby Big Rock.

Situated roughly 7 kilometres (5 miles) west of Okotoks, this massive boulder lies in a featurelessly flat plain. The Big Rock is the largest glacial erratic (a rock deposited by a glacier that is different from an area’s native rocks) in the so-called Foothills Erratic Terrain.


The busy town of Canmore sits near Banff National Park’s southeastern boundary, about 80 kilometres (50 miles) west of Calgary. It is a popular stopping point for people on Calgary motorhome road trips, both for its vibrant arts and culture scene, and its access to spectacular scenery.

A major attraction is the Cranmore Nordic Centre, featuring the gorgeous Upper and Lower Grassi Lakes, and fantastic trails for hikers, mountain bikers, trail runners, cross-country skiers and roller skiers.

Calgary to Vancouver in your RV hire

An over 900 km trek, passing through beautiful rolling hills, majestic mountains and sparkling beaches, traveling from Calgary to Vancouver is a one of a kind experience. Starting out on highway 1, your journey begins in the stunning Canadian Rockies. For some fun, you can stop in Banff National Park or camp out near Lake Louise and enjoy numerous water sports in the summer.

Next, you may choose to visit Glacier National Park and take a tour of these natural wonders. Along the way, you may wish to stop off at one of several national parks, and your RV rental makes it easy to stay overnight and enjoy the natural beauty of the area without having to worry about lugging around heavy camping gear. Once you reach Vancouver, we also make it easy for you to get home, with our Vancouver Airport rental location. You can simply leave your recreational vehicle, motorhome rental or campervan hire with us, never having to worry about traveling back to Calgary.

See Alberta in your Campervan Rental

Filled with scenic highways and beautiful national parks, Alberta is just waiting to be explored; and your campervan hire is the way to see it all. A short drive down highway 40 will lead you to the beautiful Kananaskis Country. Filled with majestic mountain peaks, meandering streams and dense forest; this 4,000 square kilometre area is the place to see wildlife and simply enjoy the beauty of Western Canada.

Often called the world’s most scenic drive, Icefields Parkway is not to be missed. To get to this amazing drive, take your motorhome rental 350 km northwest of Calgary across highway 16. After passing Banff, you will arrive at the start of this drive, Highway 93. Once on the road you will find several stunning highlights. You could stop at Peyto Lake for some serenity, visit the 100 metre Weeping Falls or climb mountains at Big Bend and Big Hill. Next, stop overnight at the Wilcox Creek Campground before heading off to hike the Athabasca Glacier.

No matter the adventure you are looking for, your Calgary International Airport RV rentals allows you to see it all. With numerous national parks, beautiful locations and small towns to visit; having an RV rental is the best way to see the area. Save time and money by never having to worry about driving back and forth to expensive hotels; and choose our campervan hire in Alberta, Canada.

Best Campgrounds & RV Parks near Calgary, AB

Whether you are planning on exploring the plains, with their towns and historic sites, around Calgary, or going to the parks in the Rocky Mountains, there are several campgrounds and RV parks to choose from.

Below, you will find a handful of the best places to camp near Calgary with your rental RV or campervan hire. They include everything from an RV park near the annual Calgary Stampede to a recommended campground inside Banff National Park, the closest Canadian national park to Calgary.

Calgary West Campground

221 – 101 Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T3B 5T2

The Calgary West Campground is a “country campground in the city”, conveniently located on Highway 1. It is open to all kinds of visitors, from tent campers to RV travellers, between mid-April and mid-October.

Facilities are excellent and includes such amazing things as a mini-golf course, nature trails, a gift shop and an outdoor pool (this is the only campground in Calgary that actually has a swimming pool).

Mountain View Calgary Camping

244024 Range Road 284, Calgary, AB

Situated just three kilometres from downtown Calgary, Mountain View Calgary Camping is a full-service RV park on the plains. It is a great base camp for people who visit Calgary for the Calgary Stampede—there is a shuttle bus between the campground and the event venue.

Additionally, this recommended Calgary RV park also has coin-operated showers, a 24-hour laundromat, dump station, mini-golf course, basketball and volleyball courts, and a well-stocked camp store. All campsites have electricity, water and sewer hook-ups.

Spring Hill RV Park

41216 Big Hill Springs Rd, Cochrane, AB T4C 1A1, Canada

About 40 minutes to the northwest of Calgary and just north of Cochrane, the popular Spring Hill RV Park sits near the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It is an ideal base to both visit Calgary and explore the Rocky Mountain parks. A full-service RV park, Spring Hill features a wide variety of amenities and facilities.

All sites have full hook-ups and there is also a convenience store, liquor store, large children’s playground, coin-operated laundry and showers, WiFi and a catch-and-release trout pond. The park is open year-round.

Tunnel Mountain Village II

Tunnel Mountain Road, Banff, Alberta, Canada

Located in breathtaking Banff National Park, the nearest national park to Calgary, the Tunnel Mountain Village II campground is open throughout the entire year and has excellent facilities. It is just north of the town of Banff and offers electric hook-ups (but no full hook-ups), showers, restrooms and a dump station.

When you stay here during your Calgary RV rental road trip, you will have access to biking and hiking trails, while a convenient year-round tour bus runs to the nearby town.

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