If you want to take part in a real American pastime, forget baseball and RV to a NASCAR race. RVing to NASCAR races is about as old as NASCAR is itself, and the two have grown up together. If you want to RV to a track that will not only take care of your NASCAR fix but will also provide you with plenty of other nightlife activities, you should try RVing to Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Let's get an in-depth look at this famous NASCAR track, including a history of the track, options for RVing at the track, options for RVing to a nearby park, and tips and tricks for getting the most out of your Las Vegas Motor Speedway RVing excursion. You'll be ready for the lights of casino games and the road of engines when you RV to Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
A Brief History of Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Decades in development, the Las Vegas Motor Speedway that NASCAR fans would get to know was opened in September 1996 as a 1.5-mile tri-oval racetrack configuration. In 2006, the track was redesigned with a more dramatic banking gradient to encourage more exciting and side-by-side racing. Currently, Las Vegas Motor Speedway hosts one annual NASCAR Xfinity race and one NASCAR Spring Cup Series race.
RVing to Las Vegas Motor Speedway
There are several different options for RV camping in Las Vegas. You have options around the track as well as classic RV camping in the infield of the track. There is too much information to list all the RVing options, but here is some basic information for RVing to the track.
There are several different camping venues, including the infield of the track, as well as RV camping along the outskirts of the track. Here's what you need to know about RV parking at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:
- Infield RV camping is dry camping only.
- Motorhome Hill is the only official Las Vegas Motor Speedway RV camping area with utility hookups.
- RVs will be inspected before being allowed into the infield of Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
- One RV pass and one support/tow vehicle pass come with your RV site.
For a full rundown of the different RV sites as well as rules and regulations for RVing to Las Vegas Motor Speedway, please visit their RV information page.
RVing Near Las Vegas Motor Speedway
RVing at the track is not for everybody, especially with most of the sites being used dry camping. For those who want more amenities, here are some great RV parks close to Las Vegas Motor Speedway and the surrounding Nevada areas.
Desert Eagle RV Park
With roughly 226 RV sites, you'll find everything from full hookups to something cheaper here at Desert Eagle RV Park. A laundromat is on-site along with restroom facilities for travelers. Just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Las Vegas Motor Speedway, you'll spend upwards of $26 a night depending on how comfortable you want to be at this RV park. This park offers long-term RV parking and storage, along with short-term rentals. Book early for a race weekend or risk a spot in overflow parking for your rig before the big race.
Hitchin' Post RV Park and Motel
Located only five miles south of Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Hitchin' Post RV Park offers nearly 200 full hookup RV sites that also contain TV cable hookups and wireless internet access. The bathrooms, showers, and laundry facilities are new and extremely clean. Hitchin' Post also houses several other amenities and features such as a heated swimming pool, fitness center, gas delivery, and dog runs. A great RV park with plenty of amenities closes to the action.
Main Street Station RV Park
Located in the heart of Vegas, Main Street Station RV Park is your best way to be near the track and the Las Vegas strip for plenty of fun. Not a lot of bells and whistles as Main Street but you do get a level and concrete pad outfitted with full utility hookups. You also get bathrooms, showers and laundry facilities to help clean up after a fun day at the track or night on the strip. Main Street Station is more for adults and not as family-friendly as other nearby options.
Tips and Tricks for RVing to Las Vegas Motor Speedway
- Make sure your vehicle is ready for inspection before entering the track.
- RV parks open Monday before the race, so give yourself plenty of time to get in and oriented.
- There are several stations where you can buy ice at the track.
- Las Vegas Motor Speedway offers trash pick-up.
- You will have to stay in your spot after the race ends before departure - three hours for around the track camping, three hours for infield RV campers.
- Check out directions and maps to find the best route before heading in.
- Read all rules and regulations for Las Vegas Motor Speedway to make sure you and those around you have the best and safest time.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway offers both the thrills of NASCAR racing with the fun and excitement of Las Vegas itself. If you're looking for a great RVing trip with plenty to do, consider RVing to Las Vegas Motor Speedway.