When you are talking about Texas and visiting its beautiful sites, you must be aware that you need to spend more than a day to drive from one edge of the state to the other one. Also, you need to know that Texas, because of its size, can provide you with so many camping places that we can’t even begin to count them. This is good news for people who are camping lovers and who enjoy staying for a day or two in one place in order to get familiar with the nature that surrounds it.
If you are fortunate enough to live in Texas, you will be happy to learn that there are many places where you can spend your weekends. There is a wide array of activities you can do and places you can visit. This is both good and bad. For example, when you have so many possibilities you can have a hard time to decide which one is the best. This was the reason we’ve decided to compile a list of the best camping places where you can camp while you are in the “Lone Star”. We managed to find five of them. Without wasting too much of your precious time, we are going to start this list of ours now.
Prude Ranch – Fort Davis
We are going to start this list of ours with Prude Ranch located near Fort Davis. It is located within walking distance across from Big Bend national park and McDonalds’ Observatory. This is a ranch that offers more than 30 lots for RVs. Plus, you are going to be provided with many different choices when it comes to housing. Its children’s program is really impressive, so you can have your children entertained at any moment.
Literally, there are countless activities you can undergo in this ranch, like paintball, orienteering, climbing wall and horseback riding You can join other campers in listening to local entertainers or on a hayride while tasting gourmets at the same time. There is a pool where you can have a dip whenever you are feeling like it. Plus, this ranch will offer you horse corrals and there are so many sites and spaces you can explore while staying here.
Rusk State Park – Rusk
Rusk State Park is located near a significant historical place called Texas Historical Railroad. This is a perfect place where you can install your RV and take out your camping gear and fun can start. If you are interested in looking for some high-quality camping gear, you can visit a site called thecampinggear. You’ll be happy to know that there is a lot of sites you can visit.
If the weather is not serving as it should you can prepare your meals in a clubhouse while you are participating in some of many board games. On the other side, you can start hiking on a 0.25-mile that will lead you under countless pine trees.
Stella Mare Resort – Galveston
When it comes to Stella Mare resort located in Galveston, you can choose either a 70- or 90-foot concrete pads. It doesn’t matter which site you will choose, you will be provided with parking for two vehicles and a room. You can relax and sit back on lounge chairs who are in the swimming pool or you can have some fun in a big splash pad.
If you are camping with your kids, you will be happy to know that there is a playground that has multiple levels that are located on an island made of sand. Furthermore, you can find that you are provided with two dog parks that have a lot of space, so it doesn’t matter how big your dog is. When it comes to accommodation, you will be provided with a television lounge and an indoor kitchen. One of the best things is that you will have a free parking lot located across the Beach in the town.
Oasis RV Resorts – Amarillo
Now we’ve reached Oasis RV Resorts in Amarillo. This campground is offering more than 140 pull-through sites. Every site has its own private picnic area with electricity. You can relax in the outdoor pool with heated water. Also, you can relax in the adult-only spa. This resort is located one mile away from the well-known Cadillac Ranch.
You can enjoy a complimentary limousine service that can take you to “The Texan Steakhouse” whenever you feel like it. There is a place where you can take your dog for a run. You can spend some time in horseshoe pit, exercise room and game room where you will have a lot of time for relaxation. You will be provided with a cable service where you can watch some of your favorite movies or tv shows.
McKinney Falls – Austin
If you are located in Austin or near the town, McKinney Falls is one of the things that you must visit. It is located near the end of the town. Whenever you feel like you need to leave the town in order to have some peace and quiet, this is the place to go. You will be able to choose one of the many camping sites. Also, all of them are equipped with electricity and water. If you are feeling like you need to cool down from the heat, you can always take a dive in Onion Creek.
On the other hand, if you are a type of person that wants to stay active, you can undergo a hiking trail that is 2.8-miles long. Or you can opt for hiking on some smaller hiking trails. You will have park rangers at your disposal for any question or action you would like to take. More precisely they will provide you with some really exciting programs like historical crafts, fishing events, Dutch oven cooking, or night hikes. Also, you can visit a state park that is just 13 miles away.