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RV Travel New Year Resolutions

Many people make New Year Resolutions that involve weight loss, eating healthy, saving money, etc.  But what about travel New Year resolutions for the RVer? Some of your RV travel resolutions could include getting out and exploring more of your hometown; travel more this year but spend less; and trying new adventures out on the road. In Texas there are plenty of options for all of these resolutions. Read on to hear about a few ideas. 1.Explore your hometown Houston is a huge big city with lots of history, exciting sights, and plenty of adventure.  The best way to explore is by Segway.  The city of Houston offers Segway tours daily for a small fee and it’s a lot of fun to . . . Read more

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Winter RV Getaways in Texas

Texas is more than just deserts and cowboys. Believe it or not they do have rolling hills and state parks filled with lush greens and bounding wildlife. Near the coast you also get warm sandy beaches and warm gulf breezes.  And after the holidays is the perfect time to travel the state and explore what it has to offer. The hustle and bustle of the season is over, the temperatures are a perfect 80 degrees during the day and a cool 50’s at night, and you can just sit back, relax and take in all that Texas has to offer.  Here are a few ideas of what you can do on your Winter RV getaway. Sometimes the best way to explore the state is from your car. Leisurely drives are perfect for . . . Read more

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Perfect Fall Weekend at Lake Conroe

The mild temperatures of the fall season are setting in and now is the perfect time to take advantage during a weekend at Lake Conroe. Located right outside of Houston, this lake has activities for everyone in your family. We have listed out some of the top activities to do on your next weekend at Lake Conroe.  There are many different RV campgrounds around Lake Conroe, both big and small. Many of the campgrounds have different amenities to take advantage of while you are there. From beach areas and pools, to fishing lakes and hot tubs, they have you covered! If you get tired of the water, there are tennis courts, volleyball courts and playgrounds for the kids. Be sure to research the different . . . Read more

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Explore Tyler State Park

As we continue to feature some great state parks around Texas, we want to make sure we talk about Tyler State Park! Fall is a great time to explore Tyler Park and take advantage of outdoor activities without having to be concerned with that dreaded Texas heat! Located in Tyler, Texas at 789 Park Road, this state park features plenty of camping and activities to keep the whole family entertained. Let’s take a closer look at what activities are available to you and your crew! If you are looking for scenic trails, Tyler State Park is for you! The Whispering Pines Nature Trail is an amazing nature trail that is about a mile long loop and fairly easy to hike. Guests will marvel at the pines . . . Read more

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Explore Martin Dies, Jr. State Park

One of the most overlooked State Parks in East Texas might also be one of the best! In this post we will feature the great Martin Dies, Jr. State Park and tell you the hot spots, where to camp and the activities you can do as well.  What to Do? Martin Dies, Jr. State Park is located in Jasper, Texas and features more than 700 acres of serene beauty. With tons of heavily wooded forests and an amazing lake, no matter what you and your crew want to do, you can find something at Martin Dies, Jr. If you are more of the water type, you will find yourself in the right place! The park has seven boat ramps where you can launch, while also being one of the most beloved paddling destinations in the . . . Read more

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Fourth of July RV Camping Checklist

With the Fourth of July weekend upon us, we thought it would be good to go through the ultimate Fourth of July camping checklist! With this checklist you will be sure to have a great Fourth of July weekend. Here are the top items we think you need for a successful camping weekend. Checklist Items Grill - If you have an RV, having a grill and cooking out for your guests is the perfect way to make sure everyone eats right! There is nothing like the smell of BBQ or burgers sizzling on the grill with great tunes playing in the background. Good Food- Food and Fourth of July go hand in hand, so making sure you have enough to feed your group is imperative! Make sure to have a nice mix of appetizers . . . Read more

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Best Hot Spots in Texas

Texas is a big place but it was made for summer road trips in the RV. With the wide open road in front of you there are some fantastic spots for you to hit in your mobile home.  Despite what many think Texas is actually home to a variety of different communities each with their own unique sensibility. Whether you are looking for a taste of the Old West or some of the best music on the planet you will find it in the great state of Texas.  Below are just a few of the wonderful destinations to visit this summer. Austin:As the representative of the stranger side of Texas, Austin has become a hotspot for fantastic music throughout the state. The vibe in Austin is relatively relaxed and tends . . . Read more

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Strange Texas

They say everything is bigger in Texas, sometimes it is stranger as well. As one of the largest states in the U.S. there is plenty of room to hide the crazy but sometimes that is where you can find the excitement.  If strange is your thing then we’ve got just the list for you. Below you will find the strangest spots in the Lone Star state.  The Big TexanLocated in Canyon, TX the 47 ft tall slouching cowboy was constructed out of cement and steel to add on to a local store way back in 1959. Though he is looking a little shabby these days a non-profit has been created to help restore the local artifact back to its previous glory.  Cowgirl Museum and Hall of FameThe National . . . Read more

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