Magical San Benito County

Beautiful San Benito County, located in California’s central coast, is one of California’s travel gems. Here, amidst great natural beauty, you’ll find some of the state’s best wineries, spectacular outdoor adventures, world-class golf, and so much more. You’ll experience gracious, small-town hospitality, yet have all the modern comforts right at hand. Charming shops, a wide variety of well-reviewed restaurants, hotels and bed and breakfasts for every taste and budget, it’s all here. Set in an idyllic small valley surrounded by spectacular agriculture, San Benito County is only an hour or so from the Silicon Valley, just east of Monterey. It’s close to everything, yet feels like another world altogether. We hope to see you soon, and meanwhile, we invite you to sign-up below to receive special offers and discounts.

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RV Camping

Betabel RV Park

Betabel RV Park is set in a quiet, pristine countryside, yet convenient to work and play on the Central Coast. Whether looking for that special spot for a get-away weekend or a place to call home while working in the area, Betabel RV Park is the perfect choice. With easy off and on access to Highway 101, Betabel RV Park is located approximately 5 miles south of Gilroy, offering daily, weekly and monthly rates. Betabel offers large paved back-ins and pull-thru sites in a park-like landscaped setting, with full hook-ups (30-50 amp), laundry facilities, restrooms, showers, 17 channel satellite TV, mini-mart with grocery and RV supplies. Betabel has a recreation room with pool table, TV, planned activities, outdoor heated pool, putting green, lawn games, Bocce ball court and horseshoe pit for your entertainment pleasure. TrailerLife and Good Sam Club has given Betabel RV Park a top 100 Rating.  (831) 623-2202

Bolado Park Event Center

Bolado Park Event Center is in the beautiful, serene countryside of San Benito County in the small town of Tres Pinos just 10 minutes from downtown Hollister.  Surrounded by rolling hills and featuring beautiful oak trees throughout the grounds, the event center is a casual environment for tent and RV camping. Full and partial hook-ups are available and the facility has showers, restrooms, a 1-mile walking trail, and picnic areas with tables and BBQs. The event center is located on Airline Highway which is a gateway to Pinnacles National Park just 23 miles away. Indoor/outdoor facilities and private camping areas are available for groups at this pet-friendly venue. Good Sam Club member discount. Nearby Pinnacle Hills Golf Course partners with Bolado Park Event Center for special packages to provide discounted golf. Bolado Park Event Center is the home to the San Benito County Fair and other events year round. (831) 628-3421

McAlpine Lake & Park

Centrally located between San Jose, Monterey, Salinas and the California Central Valley, McAlpine Lake & Park is the perfect destination for outdoor events, fishing, RVing, tent camping and family or group gatherings.  Anglers of all ages are welcome to fish the scenic lake and enjoy their shaded camping grounds and cozy cabins.  They host fishing derbies throughout the year and have a Bait & Tackle Shop with live nightcrawlers. The facility is open daily as is their well-stocked General Store. Large fire pits, shaded group sites and barbeque facilities, showers, a laundry room, and a friendly, helpful staff await guests.  Drive-thru sites are available, and they also have four cozy sleeper cabins.  (831) 623-4263

Pinnacles Campground & Store

Pinnacles Campground, operated by Royal Elk Park Management, INC., an authorized concessionaire of the National Park Service, is located on the East-side of the Pinnacles. They offer tent, RV, and group campsites. At America’s Newest National Park, the possibilities for discovery are limitless! Climbing and hiking among the breathtaking spires and rock formations that gave Pinnacles its name is only the beginning of what the park has to offer. Come seek out the California condor in the High Peaks, explore the rare chaparral vegetation and carpets of wildflowers, or just picnic at the visitor center.

Reservations can be made online at For more information, contact the Campground Store at (831) 389-4538.

RV Orchard Resort at Casa de Fruta

Surrounded by the gently sloping hills of the Pacheco Pass Valley, Casa de Fruta has delighted and refreshed travelers for decades. The RV Orchard Resort is a 300-space recreational vehicle park featuring full RV hook-ups, pull-thrus, seasonal grass spots for camping, a pool, and satellite TV. The facility is pet friendly and you are invited to bring your BBQ and fire pit. Casa de Fruta is a great place to stay while enjoying one of their many popular events such as the Northern California Renaissance Faire, arts, crafts & music festivals or the Warrior Dash. They are conveniently located two miles east of the junction of Highway 152 and Highway 156, Casa de Fruta is easily accessible from Highway 5 or Highway 101. Casa de Fruta has a restaurant, children’s amusements, sweets shop, wine boutique and other amenities. RV facility is pet friendly. (408) 842-7282

San Benito RV & Camping Resort – Thousand Trails

This campground and preserve is nestled in rolling hills about 14 miles south of Hollister. Explore bike trails, cast a line, take a dip in the pool, play mini-golf or shuffleboard, and enjoy the variety of planned activities and entertainment. Wildlife is abundant throughout the area. Guests will enjoy the convenience of a restaurant and store on-site. The resort’s modern facilities and accommodating staff will ensure a memorable visit. The resort’s 596 sites provide a variety of camping options and there is a clubhouse available for group events. 1-877-570-2267