Ramblers Rest RV Campground

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Ramblers Rest RV Campground

1300 North River Rd, Venice, FL 34293 view map

RV Fun for all Ages in Venice Florida

Ramblers Rest RV Resort offers the best of both worlds: minutes from the hustle and bustle of Sarasota while positioned within a tranquil, wooded resort setting. Whether you're always on the go or prefer to take it easy, Ramblers Rest RV Resort is sure to have something for you. This Florida RV park is just minutes from the Gulf of Mexico. In nearby Venice and Sarasota, you'll find a wide variety of fine dining, shopping, golfing, boating, and live entertainment within easy reach.

Back at the resort, Ramblers Rest RV Resort offers a full calendar of activities and numerous amenities to entertain you throughout your stay, including a heated swimming pool, shuffleboard courts, horseshoes, a woodworking shop, arts and crafts and fine fishing.

Ramblers Rest RV Resort is an age-qualified Florida RV park.

Amenities

  • Clubhouse
  • Shuffleboard
  • Swimming Pool
  • Whirlpool/Spa/Hot Tub
  • Fishing
  • Creek / Lake / Canal / River / Ocean Frontage
  • Fitness Center
  • RV Storage
  • Pets Welcome
  • Restroom/Shower Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Boat Ramp
  • Picnic/BBQ Area
  • Playground
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Horseshoes
  • Ballroom/Banquet Hall
  • Billiards/Game Room
  • Library
  • Bocci Ball
  • Private Mailbox/Mail Center
  • Dog Park

Rentals

Camping Trailer - 2 Bedrooms (Sleeps 6/No Pets)

These 2 bedroom rentals are a great vacation getaway. In the well-appointed kitchen is a full refrigerator, gas stove with oven, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, dishwasher, dinnerware, and all the necessities for a vacation getaway. The full bath contains a shower. In addition to the full-size sleeper sofa, the living/dining area includes a dining booth that seats 6.

No pets in this rental, please. We do not allow pets in some accommodation types; however, we do allow service animals and a service animal may have stayed in the camping trailer. The full amount will be refunded after walk thru and if no damage is noted. A 90 day minimum length of stay is required between January and March. A 3 night minimum stay is required between April and December.

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Cottage - 2 Bedrooms (Sleeps 6/No Pets)

Our 2-bedroom park model cottages are quaint rentals with all the luxuries of home. The comfy master bedroom houses either a double or a queen bed. Additional accommodations include a bunk bed in the second bedroom and a sleeper sofa in the living area. The kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwasher, full-size refrigerator, electric stove with oven, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and dinnerware for 4. The convenient full bath is furnished with a set of towels. The dining room includes a dining table that seats 4. Outside, a picnic table extends the living space to the outdoors.

No pets or smoking in this rental, please. We do not allow pets in some accommodation types; however, we do allow service animals and a service animal may have stayed in the cottage. A $150 security deposit will be charged at check in. The full amount will be refunded after walk thru and if no damage is noted. A 90 day minimum length of stay is required between January and March. A 3 night minimum stay is required between April and December.

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Location

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Activities

Whether you're planning a retreat for the whole family, a group of friends or a getaway for two, there's no shortage of unique activities to explore at Ramblers Rest RV Campground. Plan activities upon arrival or visit this page before your departure to plan ahead. Looking for more? Our friendly staff can fill you in on all of the great ways to make your stay a memorable experience.

We currently offer the following activities:

  • Activities Center
  • Bocci Ball & Shuffleboard
  • Co-ed Water Aerobics
  • Line, Country Western and Swing Dance Lessons
  • Planned Activities & Trips
  • Quilting & Open Sew (bring machines)
  • Volleyball
  • Woodcarving
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Bingo/Card Playing
  • Cabaret Nights
  • Children's Playground
  • Craft Shop Wood Shop
  • Dance Hall with Stage
  • Live Entertainment
  • Potlucks - Happy Hours
  • Tournaments
  • Billiards
  • Horseshoes
  • Ping Pong
  • Exercise Classes
  • Computer Classes
  • Pet Run
  • Karaoke
  • Tennis
  • Pickleball

Events

Holiday Dance

Starts: 12/08/2019 - Ends: 12/08/2019

Let's all get in the holiday spirit with a dance. Rock around the Christmas Tree with great music from 'Rock in Dayz' Band. Event is from 7 pm - 10 pm. Cost is $5 per ticket. Bring your own snacks and beverages of choice

Golf Cart Parade and Christmas Party

Starts: 12/22/2019 - Ends: 12/22/2019

Everyone loves a Parade! Join in the fun - decorate your golf cart, bicycle, stroller, or pets! Plus, in the spirit of the season, we are collecting can goods for the Salvation Army. Line up at 4 pm.

Then we head into the Christmas Party with music and caroling. Bring cookies and snack for a shared treat table. Plus, Santa will be dropping in for a visit! From 6:30 pm - 8 pm. No charge for this event.

Christmas Eve

Starts: 12/24/2019 - Ends: 12/24/2019

Start the night out with the stunning view of all the luminaries that line the streets of Ramblers Rest. Followed by the Christmas Eve Church Service. Events start after dusk.

Christmas Dinner

Starts: 12/25/2019 - Ends: 12/25/2019

Come one, come all! Christmas Dinner is being served in McDonald Hall! Ham is provided. Coordinate with your family style table for side dishes. 1 pm. No charge for this event but you must have reservations.

New Years Eve

Starts: 12/31/2019 - Ends: 12/31/2019

Ramblers Rest is going to welcome 2020 with a fun dance event. Party to the music of DJ Jeff Mufson from 8:30 pm - 12:30 am. Bring your own snacks and beverages of choice. Champagne toast at midnight. Tickets $15 each.

Nashville Gold Concert - 50 years of Country Music

Starts: 01/11/2020 - Ends: 01/11/2020

Music featuring the Kings and Queens of country music, plus the outlaws, urban cowboys, and honky-tonk heroes. Hear the greatest hits of artists like Dolly, Hank, Patsy, Waylon and Willie, George Strait, Garth, Shania, Loretta, Tammy, and many more. You will feel like you are in the front row at the Grand Ole Opry! A "can't miss" event.
Concert starts at 7 pm. Assigned seats. Tickets cost $15 each.

Nashville Gold Concert

Starts: 01/11/2020 - Ends: 01/11/2020

Grab your cowboy hats and boots as we enjoy some of our favorite songs. County music's biggest hits from artists like Dolly, Hank, Patsy, Waylon and Willie, George Strait, Garth, Shania, Loretta, Tammy, and more. Concerts starts at 7 pm - doors open at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $15 each.

Casino Night

Starts: 02/01/2020 - Ends: 02/01/2020

Test your luck at Ramblers Rest annual Casino Night. Games of chance for fun prizes. 6 pm - 10:30 pm. $7 minimum to play.

Big Game Viewing Party

Starts: 02/02/2020 - Ends: 02/02/2020

Are you ready for some football?! Let's get together and root for our favorite team to win the Big Game. Food and game times TBD. Tickets $7 each.

Rock Me Gently Concert

Starts: 02/08/2020 - Ends: 02/08/2020

Unforgettable two hours of some of the greatest American music from the 1970's. Hits from Jim Croce, Carole King, James Taylor, America, Dan Fogelberg, Neil Young, Gordon Lightfoot and many more. Concert starts at 7 pm. $15 tickets. Assigned seating.

Sweetheart Dance

Starts: 02/16/2020 - Ends: 02/16/2020

Take your Sweetie out on Valentine's Day and then join us for a second event at Ramblers Rest. Enjoy a night of Doo Whop music with the voice talents of The Gold Tones. 7 pm - 9:30 pm. Tickets $7.50 each.

Variety Show

Starts: 02/22/2020 - Ends: 02/23/2020

Check out the talents of your fellow guests at Ramblers Rest. Lots of fun with plenty of laughs. So popular, we need to have two shows. 7 pm. Ticket cost TBD.

Not Fade Away-Buddy Holly & Friends Party Concert

Starts: 03/14/2020 - Ends: 03/14/2020

Get your saddle shoes ready for an incredible night of Rock n' Roll. Twirl down memory lane to the unforgettable sounds of Buddy, Ritchie Valens, Bill Haley, The Beach Boys, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis, The Beatles and more! 7 pm - Tickets $15 each. Assigned seats.

St. Patrick's Day Event

Starts: 03/17/2020 - Ends: 03/17/2020

Corned beef sandwiches or corned beef and cabbage dinners - it's your choice. Times and pricing TBD.

Dinner Theater

Starts: 03/20/2020 - Ends: 03/22/2020

Those actors and actresses are at it again - planning a great play for all guests, plus a fabulous dinner. Three shows are needed to meet the demand for tickets, so get yours early. Times and pricing TBD.

Last Dance of the Season

Starts: 03/25/2020 - Ends: 03/25/2020

We are having the last dance of the season at Ramblers Rest. Rock the night away with the sensational sounds of Jay Smith. 7 pm - 10 pm. Tickets $5.

Easter Weekend

Starts: 04/11/2020 - Ends: 04/13/2020

What better way to welcome spring than to spend Easter Weekend at Ramblers Rest!
Saturday, April 11th: Kids Day with crafts, games, and an egg dash starting at 10 am
Sunday, April 12th: Sunrise Service at the River, it's just breathtaking at daybreak
Sunday, April 12th: Easter Dinner from 1 pm - 3:30 pm, cost TBD
Monday, April 13th: Breakfast from 9 am - 10:30 am, cost $4

Mother's Day Weekend

Starts: 05/09/2020 - Ends: 05/10/2020

Give Mom a day off by the pool at Ramblers Rest. Enjoy the music, plus all Moms get a little gift.
The weekend includes a Kids Craft so the little ones can make Mom that special gift, and a pool party!

Memorial Day Weekend

Starts: 05/23/2020 - Ends: 05/25/2020

Enjoy a fun filled weekend getaway at Ramblers Rest.
The weekend festivities include a craft for the kids, a pool party with live music and food available to purchase, and a weekend breakfast at $3 per person.

Father's Day Weekend

Starts: 06/20/2020 - Ends: 06/21/2020

Let Dad relax by the pool at Ramblers Rest on his special day!
The weekend includes a Kids Craft so the little ones can make Dad that special gift and a pool party!

Independence Day Weekend

Starts: 07/04/2020 - Ends: 07/05/2020

Celebrate July 4th at Ramblers Rest!
The weekend festivities include a craft for the kids, a pool party with live music and food available to purchase, and a weekend breakfast at $3 per person.
Plus a late check out offered to all guests on Sunday so they can stay and enjoy the fun!

Labor Day Weekend

Starts: 09/05/2020 - Ends: 09/07/2020

There is no working on Labor Day at Ramblers Rest, just a fun filled weekend planned!
The weekend festivities include a craft for the kids, a pool party with live music and food available to purchase, and a weekend breakfast at $3 per person.

Policies

General Policies:

  • Check In Time: 2:00 PM
  • Check Out Time: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum Check In age is 18 years old.
  • Trailers/Boats/Car Dollies are not permitted on site/Storage is available for additional fee
  • The rates displayed do not include any applicable service fees or charges for optional incidentals.
  • To make changes to your reservation, please call our Reservation Department at (877) 864-2728 and specify that you booked your reservation online.
  • No refunds for early departure.
  • If I used a credit card for a deposit, guarantee or payment, I authorize MHC Property Management L.P. to charge any expenses incurred during my stay to that credit card or apply funds you have on deposit with us against what I owe.

 

Deposit and Payment Schedule:

Daily

  • Your credit card will be charged one night rack rate prior to arrival.
  • Balance due on reservation start date.

 

1 to 3 Months

  • One month deposit, not to exceed $750.00  is due at time of reservation.
  • Balance due on reservation start date.

 

4 to 5 Months

  • One month deposit, not to exceed $750.00, is due at time of reservation.
  • 50% of balance is due on reservation start date.
  • Final balance due on 1st day of 2nd month of reservation.

 

6 months or longer

  • One month deposit, not to exceed $750.00, is due at time of reservation.
  • 50% of balance due on reservation start date.
  • 25% of balance due on 1st day of 2nd month of reservation.
  • Final balance is due on 1st day of 3rd month of reservation.

 

Annual

  • Park Model/Tied Down units - One month deposit is required for new guests.
  • RV annuals - One month deposit is required.
  • Monthly payment schedule for annual reservations is subject to good credit history and credit card agreement on file.
  • The method of payment for deposits is credit or debit card. If deposit is made in person, cash and/or check are acceptable.

 

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Daily and Weekly Stays

  • If a site reservation is canceled at least 48 hours prior to arrival, an administrative fee of $25 will be charged prior to refunding any advance deposit.
  • A cancellation notification of less than 48 hours will result in a forfeit of your deposit.
  • No refunds for early departure.
  • If a rental unit reservation is canceled at least seven days prior to arrival, an administrative fee of $25 will be charged prior to refunding any advance deposit.
  • Rental unit reservations that are canceled within seven days of arrival are not eligible to receive a refund.

 

Long Term Stays

  • For reservations of one month or more, full refund of your reservation deposit will be given for cancellations made sixty (60) days in advance of the original arrival date.
  • For cancellations received less than sixty (60) days from arrival date, the deposit amount will be held on account for a future stay.
  • The only exception is a death or documented major family medical emergency, which will entitle the guest to full refund of the deposit if the cancellation is made prior to check-in.
  • Refunds for death or extended hospitalization will be reviewed on an individual basis at the regional level.
  • No refunds for early departure.

 

 

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