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Celebrate College Football in North Texas

Posted on: December 18th, 2014 by admin No Comments

Football season is coming to a close, which means it’s time for championship games. Don’t miss the 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship in North Texas. Texas Campgrounds is your solution to booking a great family football vacation in the North Texas area.

The National Championship will take place on January 12, 2015 at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX with kickoff at 7:30 p.m. Tailgating will start at 12 p.m., so grab the family, your truck and tasty food for a bit of pre-game fun.

If you can’t wait that long to see the game, come out early for the Playoff Fan Central, a multi-day fan festival that gives fans the total experience. Bands, cheerleaders, and mascots will perform at mini pep rallies for each team. Interactive games, sponsor activities, special guest appearances and exhibits will bring the game to life and get you in a cheering spirit. Playoff Fan Central takes place Friday – Sunday, January 9 – 11, 2015.

So what are you waiting for? Get the family together and book your vacation now at one of Texas Campgrounds’ premier RV Parks and campsites. From Arlington to Dallas, Fort Worth, Mansfield and surrounding areas, Texas Campgrounds has numerous parks that offer a wide variety of amenities. Find your new home away from home at the Texas Campgrounds website. For more information on the College Football Playoff National Championship, visit the website.

TACO Shares RVing Tips on the Lone Star Sportsman

Posted on: December 9th, 2014 by admin No Comments

You might have heard Texas Campgrounds’ name if you were tuned into the radio last weekend. TACO has a weekly Saturday morning spot on the Lone Star Sportsman with Alan Warren.

Screen Shot 2014-12-09 at 3.10.03 PMThe Lone Star Sportsman airs every Saturday morning from 5 – 7 a.m. on 1200 WOAI news radio in San Antonio, and is hosted by Alan Warren. During his 30-year career in outdoor TV, Warren traveled the globe looking for the best hunting and fishing destinations. When he returned to Texas his passion didn’t dwindle. Tune in for an engaging mix of outdoor information and education about conservation, property rights and more.

The radio show is fun for anyone who loves the great outdoors, and here at Texas Campgrounds, we certainly do. Our weekly spot on the show invites TACO members to discuss our parks and the RVing lifestyle. From buying an RV to traveling south for the winter, TACO discusses everything you need to know about making your vacation your dream getaway. To listen to recordings of Texas Campgrounds on the Lone Star Sportsman, visit Sound Cloud.

Stop by Texas Campgrounds to find a campground near your destination. Whether you’re looking to hook up an RV, rent a cottage or pop a tent, Texas Campgrounds includes parks that offer a variety of sites and campground experiences.

Say Hello to Mild Winters and Sunny Skies

Posted on: December 2nd, 2014 by admin No Comments

Are you dreaming of a sunny Christmas? Longing for mild winters and clear Texas skies? Come down to the South Rio Grande Valley for the winter, and let your troubles melt away.

TACOEscape the snow, ice and wintery mix. Stash away the snow shovels. The Rio Grande Valley of Texas attracts Winter Texans from all over the country. Enjoy mild temperatures and breathtaking sunsets. With birding, wildlife refuges, movie theaters, museums and shopping, there’s plenty to do and see!

This tropical region of Deep South Texas has an abundant culture, warm climate, tropical beauty and delicious local produce. Small towns and cities are brimming with Southern Texas charm and down-home hospitality. Culture, art and history combine in one can’t-miss experience. The Valley is your home away from home, so what are you waiting for?

Visit Texas Campgrounds to find an RV Park in the Valley. Texas Campgrounds is an association of “resorts where folks can visit with their friends and families.” Escape your winter blues, and find the perfect campground to suit your needs.

 

 

 

See San Antonio’s River Walk Sparkle

Posted on: November 24th, 2014 by admin No Comments

San Antonio’s own River Walk will transform into a Winter Wonderland this week, and you won’t want to miss it. Celebrate the holiday season with a relaxing camping vacation.
Ford Holiday River ParadeEnjoy the Ford Holiday River Parade and Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November 28, 2014 from 7 – 9 p.m. The parade will travel along the River Walk, and it will feature illuminated floats with celebrities on board, bands that set you in cheery spirits and costumed participants. This year’s theme is “Holiday Celebrations Around the World,” so come get a taste of what Christmas season is like all across the globe.

Celebrate unique cultural differences and view spectacularly decorated floats. The River Walk will be filled with holiday carols and symphonic favorites. Over 80,000 Christmas lights will make this event simply dazzling. Tickets are available online until Thursday, November 27 at 7 p.m.

To find a campground near San Antonio, visit Texas Campgrounds. Texas Campgrounds is an association of “resorts where folks can visit with their friends and families.” Spend quality time with your loved ones this holiday season, and find the perfect campground to suit your needs.

Texas Veteran Attractions

Posted on: November 11th, 2013 by admin No Comments

It doesn’t have to be Veterans’ Day for you to enjoy all of the military museums in Texas, but now is a good time to find one near a Texas RV Park or Resort you’ll be staying at during this holiday. We posted last week about parades around the state, and you can check out these museums and attractions to salute our nation’s heroes as well.

The USS Lexington is a World War II aircraft carrier that is now docked permanently in Corpus Christi. Visitors can board the ship to learn about its history, experience virtual battle stations, flight simulator and watch movies in the 3D Mega Theatre.

The U.S. Veteran’s Museum is located in Granbury, Texas, just southwest of the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex. The museum is open to the public and has many military artifacts to educate the community on our American military history.

The National Vietnam War Museum features exhibits on the men and women who served in the war, as well as Vietnamese culture and history and of the Americans who supported and opposed the war. The museum is located in Mineral Wells, only 50 miles west of Fort Worth.

Texas is fortunate to be home to these and many more museums and memorials paying tribute to our nation’s veterans. Whether it’s Veteran’s Day or not, these attractions are worth visiting, and there’s always a Texas campground nearby. Visit TexasCampgrounds.com to search for RV parks and resorts by attraction, city or region.

Celebrate Veterans Day in Texas

Posted on: November 2nd, 2013 by admin No Comments

Texas has no shortage of .pride for America’s troops, past and current. The men and women who have sacrificed so much for our country are honored on the National Veteran’s Day holiday, since President Woodrow Wilson dedicated November 11 as Armistice Day in 1919.

Armistice Day became a legal Federal holiday in 1938, and in 1954 changed to Veteran’s Day to honor American soldiers who fought in any war, not just World War I and II. There are now ceremonies and parades held across the country to commemorate the holiday, including those in cities all across Texas.

The U.S. Military Veterans Parade Association of San Antonio will host a parade on Saturday, November 9 which will run through downtown past the Alamo. Cedar Park Texas, located just northwest of Austin will hold a Veteran’s Day Parade and Art Contest on Saturday, November 9 at Veteran’s Memorial Park.

Veterans Day Texas 2013 Find an RV Park Cabin Rental Texas CampgroundsacThe Houston Salutes America’s Heroes Celebration will take place on Veteran’s Day, Monday, November 11 with a Veteran’s Job Fair and Health Fair at City Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., a ceremony at City Hall starting at 11 a.m. and a parade at 12:30 p.m. through the streets of downtown.

Check VetFriends.com for more celebrations taking place across Texas. And visit TexasCampgrounds.net to find RV camping or cabin rentals nearby any of these celebrations and find more news and events for Texas Campgrounds.

Snowbirds Gone To Texas!

Posted on: September 30th, 2013 by admin No Comments

If you haven’t already made reservations at a Texas RV Park, Campground or Resort for the winter, it’s time to start thinking about where you want to make your winter Texas home! Each year, campers from the north choose Texas parks for the mild winter, friendly people and many social activities that these parks have to offer.

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Head way down south to the Texas Valley, where the winter is mildest and the outdoor mountains and other scenery provides a beautifully tranquil place to park your rig for a while. Set up near Big Bend National Park for outdoor activities like hiking, birdwatching, scenic drives and stargazing. Or explore many other top-rated campgrounds in the Rio Grande Valley and surrounding areas by browsing through our South Texas region on TexasCampgrounds.net.

Central Texas is always another popular location for Snowbird camping. The Hill Country provides interesting scenery and changing autumn leaves on pecan trees, making pretty sites. And many parks take advantage of live, local music and Texas BBQ, hosting dinners and dances. Many parks also take bus trips into town, where residents can enjoy plenty of fall festivals going on in New Braunfels and Austin. Browse Central Texas RV Parks for a Hill Country winter getaway.

Or check out parks in the Houston area, where the natural beauty of East Texas Pines transitions well into the mild winter. There are plenty of activities in metro Houston, including football and basketball games, concerts, trade shows and more. And in the surrounding areas like Conroe and The Woodlands you can enjoy hiking, kayaking, golfing and more year-round. Browse Houston area campgrounds on TexasCampgrounds.net to find your perfect North Gulf Coast park!

Texas Renaissance Festival

Posted on: September 24th, 2013 by admin No Comments

It’s time to go back in time in Texas! The Texas Renaissance Festival is almost here again, starting up October 12 and running through December 1. Held northwest of Houston, this is the largest themed Renaissance Festival in the U.S. and offers plenty of fun for the whole family.

Texas Renaissance Festival RV Parks Campgrounds Cabin RentalsThe park covers 55-acres with eight different themed villages. Feast to your heart’s desire at one of the many pubs, shops and arenas. Watch a joust, bird of prey, circus show or Shakespeare performance at one of the many theaters around the festival grounds. And purchase gifts and souvenirs from various artisans and merchants. Browse candles, art, clothing, musical instruments and more representing the Renaissance era.

There are also many themed weekends throughout the festival, including Oktoberfest, All Hallow’s Eve, Pirate Adventure, Celtic Christmas and more.  And  there are plenty of games, rides and shows for the kids.

Take the whole family for a Texas RV tour back to the Middle Ages. Check out Texas Campgrounds nearby the festival with amenities, spacious lodgings and friendly guests and staff. Stay at Lake Conroe KOA, Country Side RV Park, Timber Ridge RV Village or Sunset Shores on Lake Conroe to start. Search this attraction at TexasCampgrounds.net to find your perfect RV park near the Texas Renaissance Festival!

Find a Texas Campground for Football Season

Posted on: September 16th, 2013 by admin No Comments

Tailgating is always better in Texas and it’s best in an RV! The NFL and NCAA Football seasons are in full swing, and there will be some big games and big rivalries coming to Texas. Make sure you have a campground to stay at, then check out some of the games.

College Football Texas Rivalries NFL Football Texas Campgrounds RV Parks cabin rentalsThe 2013 Shamrock Series will take place on Saturday, October 5 at Cowboys Stadium. Arizona State and Notre Dame will face off in a game starting at 6:30 Central. And home state teams Baylor and Texas Tech will match up on Saturday, November 16.

The Red River Rivalry between Oklahoma University and University of Texas at Austin will take place at the Cotton Bowl on Saturday, October 12. This game takes place on the Texas State Fair grounds while it’s still underway.

And of course the Dallas Cowboys and the Houston Texans play regularly in their stadiums in Arlington and Houston respectively. Try Treetops RV, Trader’s Village, Dallas Arlington KOA or Hi Ho RV park and more for DFW area games. And check out All Star or Lake View RV Resorts nearby Reliant Stadium in Houston.

Visit TexasCampgrounds.net to search for these parks and many more today! Search by attraction to find parks nearby Cowboys and Reliant Stadium or search by city or region.

Whether you have tickets to watch all the Texas football games or not,

Fall Fairs are Here!

Posted on: September 13th, 2013 by admin No Comments

Fall in Texas means cooler weather even if not always changing colors. It may still look like summer in many places, but NFL and NCAA football seasons are now in full swing and fall fairs and festivals in towns big and small will tell you the fall season is upon us.

This is the time when RVers love to travel most, especially around a state with fairly temperate winters. Travel to a few of these fairs coming up, and you’ll also find a Texas Campground to stay at while you enjoy fair food, rodeo shows, crafts and antiques for purchase and blue ribbon animal exhibitions.

Texas State Fair 2013 Texas Campgrounds RV Camping Cabin RentalsThe biggest and best fair around is of course the Texas State Fair, which runs September 27 through October 20. Big Tex will be back for the 2013 fair and will be better than ever. There are plenty of new fried foods to try, Midway rides to enjoy, and shows and exhibits to peruse. Be sure to check out parking and RV information before you go.

There will be a Barbeque Cook-off and Music Festival on September 27-28 at the Burnet Rodeo and Fairgrounds, just northwest of Austin. The East Texas State Fair starts September 20 in Tyler, Comal County Fair & Rodeo starts September 24 in New Braunfels and the list goes on. Visit the Texas Association of Fairs website for all listings.

Visit TexasCampgrounds.net today to find a park that’s perfect for your needs while you attend fun Texas fairs this fall!

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