As the holiday season approaches, Texas campgrounds and RV parks offer options for late planners and winter camping enthusiasts. Despite the peak season, several Texas-based facilities still boast availability, offering a range of amenities to cater to diverse camper needs.
Brian Schaeffer, the executive director and CEO of the Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO), reveals that numerous campgrounds and RV parks across the state report available spots for the holiday season, extending into January, February, and March.
Alamo Fiesta RV Resort, located in the German heritage town of Boerne, stands out with its 220-site capacity. This pet-friendly park not only offers mostly pull-through RV sites and rental cabins but also serves as a strategic base for exploring nearby San Antonio and the Texas Hill Country. The park’s amenities, including a playground and exercise equipment, enhance the camping experience.
In Abilene, Aviator RV Park emerges as a haven for short and long-term guests, including military personnel from the neighboring Dyess Air Force Base. Designed with safety and comfort in mind, the park features large, full-hookup, pull-through RV sites, a covered pavilion with picnic tables, a dog park, and a playground.
Fort Amarillo RV Park in Amarillo, often used as a base camp for excursions to Palo Duro Canyon State Park, boasts a variety of amenities. These include a 4,500-square-foot dog park, tennis courts, an indoor heated swimming pool, and Lizzie Mae’s Mercantile, a unique gift store.
Loyd Park in Grand Prairie, nestled in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, offers a diverse range of camping options. From its 221 campsites to lakefront cabins, yurts, and an 18-room lodge, the park is a microcosm of outdoor hospitality. The lodge, surrounded by majestic oak trees and steps away from Joe Pool Lake, provides a comfortable stay with amenities like a fully-furnished kitchen and Wi-Fi.
San Jacinto Riverfront RV Resort in Highlands features over 300 concrete RV sites with full hookups, including several with private spas. Luxury rental accommodations, a riverfront clubhouse, and climate-controlled storage facilities make it a sought-after destination.
Sea Breeze RV Community Resort in Portland offers an idyllic setting with bay view RV sites, a private lighted fishing pier, and a heated pool overlooking the Corpus Christi skyline. Amenities like exercise equipment and a TV lounge cater to diverse interests.
Shady Creek RV Park in Aubrey is known for its large RV sites with full hookups and extensive facilities. These include a banquet/party room, swimming pool, fitness center, and a fenced dog run, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay.
Summer Breeze USA RV Resort in Brookshire, situated just outside Houston, combines convenience with luxury. The 33-acre resort features 99 full-hookup RV sites and is minutes away from major attractions. Its state-of-the-art Wi-Fi system and newly added pickleball courts are highlights.
Texan RV Ranch in Mansfield offers proximity to Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex attractions and features big-rig-friendly pull-through RV sites. The park’s amenities, including a pavilion and free Wi-Fi, cater to a variety of camper needs.
West Bay Marina RV Park in Azle offers daily, weekly, and monthly rates, along with amenities like a sandy swim beach, playground, and a marina. The park’s comprehensive facilities cater to both short-term visitors and long-term residents.
Complementing these offerings, companies like Malakoff-based Platinum Cottages supply Texas campgrounds with fully furnished park-model-style cabins and cottages. These accommodations, available at campgrounds like Mystic Quarry and Jellystone parks, add to the diversity of camping options.
This array of choices not only benefits campers but also serves as a vital resource for campground and outdoor hospitality operators. By showcasing the variety and availability of accommodations, these establishments can attract a broader spectrum of visitors, thereby enhancing the industry’s overall appeal and sustainability. As the camping season peaks, Texas stands ready to welcome visitors with open arms and diverse camping experiences.
Featured image from Mystic Quarry.