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Lonestar Sportsman: Interview with Cheryl McLaughlin from Hatch RV Park

Posted on: March 3rd, 2015 by admin No Comments

Hatch RV ParkTune in to Lonestar Sportsman on News Radio 1200 WOAI every Saturday morning from 5-7 a.m. to hear interviews from Texas Campgrounds (TACO) members as they weigh in on the RVing and camping lifestyle. Click play below to listen to the interview or visit our SoundCloud channel.

Chase away your winter blues at Hatch RV Park. If your hometown is becoming familiar with sleet, snow, freezing rain and plummeting temperatures, thaw out for spring in beautiful Corpus Christi. Shake off your cabin fever and escape to Hatch RV Park. This park is unique with easy access to local attractions and delicious restaurants, but away from the water so you can enjoy the peace and quiet of a country setting right in the middle of a big city. You won’t have to worry about the wind, water and sand issues that campers face when they stay right on the beach.

Hatch RV Park is a great solution for Spring Break. Corpus Christi attracts many tourists with its beautiful weather and breathtaking ocean views, but staying on a crowded beach can be stressful and noisy. Come enjoy the events, attractions and local businesses that everyone loves in Corpus, without all the partygoers keeping you up at night.

Rich in history, Hatch RV Park was established in 1871 and has been passed from one generation to another throughout the Hatch family tree. The property started out as farm land, and is now a place that monthly campers and Winter Texans call home. The park offers spacious pull-thru RV sites with easy access. Amenities include full hook-ups at every site, free cable and Wi-Fi, picnic tables, laundry facilities and a recreation building. For more information, visit their website.

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. For more information about Texas Campgrounds, and to find your next camping destination, visit our website.

 

Lonestar Sportsman: Interview with Doug Shearer from Parkview Riverside RV Resort

Posted on: February 24th, 2015 by admin No Comments

ParkviewTune in to Lonestar Sportsman on News Radio 1200 WOAI every Saturday morning from 5-7 a.m. to hear interviews from Texas Campground (TACO) members as they weigh in on the RVing and camping lifestyle. Click play below to listen to the interview or visit our SoundCloud channel.

Escape to one of the prettiest places in Texas in the city of Concan, near the Frio River and Garner State Park. Parkview Riverside RV Resort is the perfect place to escape for the week, the month, the summer or the winter. The park is home to many customers who come back year after year, drawn in by the beauty of the landscape in the Texas Hill Country.

You’ll find plenty to do at Parkview. Tube or kayak on the Frio River, or stop by the activity room on site for family-friendly events. The park hosts a kids’ playground, and just down the street you’ll find a championship golf course, where Parkview offers several golf specials.

Parkview offers riverfront sites, back-in and pull-thru. The water at the park is always at a constant level, even if the Frio River is low. Come enjoy the crystal clear water and let your troubles float away. You can have a fantastic view right from your front window. Enjoy some family time and s’mores around the fire in the fire pits, and make lasting memories at picnic tables.

Claim the value of getting away for a little while. When you live in an RV, you don’t have to worry about maintenance or upkeep. Live carefree at Parkview Riverside RV Resort. You’ll want to keep coming back year after year! To learn more about Parkview Riverside RV Resort, visit their website.

 

Lonestar Sportsman: Interview with Lee Brown from Spring Creek  

Posted on: February 10th, 2015 by admin No Comments

Lake NasworthyTune in to Lonestar Sportsman on News Radio 1200 WOAI every Saturday morning from 5-7 a.m. to hear interviews from Texas Campground (TACO) members as they weigh in on the RVing and camping lifestyle. Click play below to listen to the interview or visit our SoundCloud channel.

This week’s interview features Lee Brown, who owns Spring Creek Marina and RV Park with his wife. The park is located in beautiful San Angelo, Texas, halfway between Lubbock and San Antonio on Highway 87. The campground sits on the beautiful Lake Nasworthy, which offers guests incredible views right from their campsites.

The calming, peaceful view of the water will let you have the rest and relaxation you crave on vacation. Spring Creek’s philosophy revolves around offering guests a true camping experience. RV sites are grassy and spacious for any size rig. With patios and fire rings, you’ll have plenty of places to spend time with your friends and family.

Spring Creek Marina and RV Park started as a convenience store and bait shop that’s been there since the 1940s, and still remains today. An RV Park grew around the store, and Spring Creek was established in 1998. Today, the campground offers the best location for camping and water sports, with nearly 1,600 square acres of water to splash in.

Lee Brown says he was inspired to purchase an RV Park due to RVing with his children and discovering a passion for it. San Angelo offers a wide variety of attractions and events that draw in visitors around the world, especially those from the north who come to Texas for the winter.

Spring Creek Marina and RV Park offers 83 spacious RV sites, which can accommodate double slide outs and offer full hookups. Their pull-through sites are “big-rig” friendly. Or, you can pitch a tent on one of the beautiful wooded tent sites with water and electric hookups. To learn more about Spring Creek Marina and RV Park, visit their website.

 

 

TACO Hands Out Hundreds of Guides at the Houston RV Show

Posted on: February 5th, 2015 by admin No Comments

TACO BoothTACO is off to a busy start this weekend at the Houston RV Show at the NRG Center. The RV show has been a tradition since 1965, and is currently the largest RV show in Texas. The show encompasses all facets of the RVing lifestyle, and TACO is attending to set up a booth and hand out free camping guides.

Traffic has been steady and busy for the first day of the show. TACO has already handed out hundreds of free camping guides, featuring all of the parks TACO represents in Texas. The guides are full of information on what to do and see all around Texas. Need to find somewhere to eat? Our guide covers that too. Fall in love with Texas and pack your vacations with plenty of family-friendly activities.

Our advertorial guides highlight attractions and events in specific parts of Texas, so you can plan the best time to come, all year round. From scenic attractions to historical sites and museums, you’ll have plenty of attractions and events to choose from.

TACO BoothOn the first day of the show, TACO went through 33 boxes of bagged material, leaving only 7 boxes of remaining camping guides. As customers flux into the NRG Center, TACO representatives speak to potential customers about the services we offer. We showcase the guides to communicate what we can do for campgrounds, and draw visitors into our represented parks. Marketing events like the Houston RV Show are additional reasons to become part of TACO – excellent exposure.

So come on out to the Houston RV Show and stop by the TACO booth. 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. For more information about Texas Campgrounds, and to find your next camping destination, visit our website.

Lonestar Sportsman: Interview with Suzy Beaird from Lake Sam Rayburn KOA

Posted on: January 28th, 2015 by admin No Comments

Lake Sam Rayburn KOATune in to Lonestar Sportsman on News Radio 1200 WOAI every Saturday morning from 5-7 a.m. to hear interviews from Texas Campground (TACO) members as they weigh in on the RVing and camping lifestyle.  Click play below to listen to the interview or visit our SoundCloud channel.

This Saturday’s show featured an interview with Suzy Beaird from Lake Sam Rayburn KOA – a fisherman’s paradise set in the thicket of the deep East Texas Piney Woods. This park is located in Brookeland, TX, about two hours east of Houston.

Lake Sam Rayburn KOA is one of the prettiest places in all of Texas. The park is surrounded by the Angelina National Forest and the Sabine National Forest. Fish enthusiasts travel to Lake Sam Rayburn all year round, as it’s the largest lake in Texas with fish biting every day.

The Historical Mill Creek runs through Lake Sam Rayburn KOA and feeds into the lake. There’s truly a sense of peace and quiet in the secluded pine trees. Take a day trip to the area towns, or take a beautiful drive to the national forests.

Lake Sam Rayburn KOA is the perfect place for any camping enthusiast. The park offers 30 and 50-amp RV sites, theme lodges, cottages, cabins and tent sites. There are many opportunities for outdoor activities on their 300-acre property. There is also a 10-acre stock fishing pond stocked with 5,000 fish – a perfect place to bring the kids for family fishing. Host your next family reunion or RV rally at Lake Sam Rayburn KOA. It’s the perfect place! For more information on Lake Sam Rayburn KOA, visit their website.

 

 

 

 

 

Lonestar Sportsman: Interview with Teri Blaschke from Hidden Valley RV

Posted on: January 19th, 2015 by admin No Comments

2015 Camping GuideTune in to Lonestar Sportsman on News Radio 1200 WOAI every Saturday morning from 5-7 a.m. to hear interviews from Texas Campground (TACO) members as they weigh in on the RVing and camping lifestyle. This Saturday’s interview featured a session with Teri Blaschke from Hidden Valley RV Park near San Antonio. Click play below to listen to the interview or visit our SoundCloud channel to listen to it and other interviews.

Teri speaks on the different types of residents at Hidden Valley. There are several families who are permanent residents, several who work seasonally and stay at the park temporarily, and travelers who return each year for a particular season.

Hidden Valley’s RV sites are upgraded to handle advancements in RV size. The park recently upgraded their electrical hookups to provide a minimum of 50 amp. As more families travel full-time, work on the road, and come for a variety of reasons, Hidden Valley is equipped to keep up.

What makes Hidden Valley unique is the strong focus on customer service. Teri comes from a background of customer service and has worked for 40 years in the business, 30 of those at Hidden Valley. Management is always willing to meet customers’ needs and requests.

This quiet, country atmosphere is set in the heart of South Texas. The park is close to San Antonio’s major attractions, such as the River Walk and Alamo. Hidden Valley is open year-round, and Winter Texans and snowbirds love the wonderful weather.  For more information on Hidden Valley RV Park, visit their website.

 

 

TACO Showcases Camping Guide at Houston RV Show  

Posted on: January 11th, 2015 by admin No Comments

2015 Camping GuideTACO is taking a trip out to Houston, Texas for the 51st Annual Houston RV Show. At the show, Texas Campgrounds will be setting up a booth to showcase our 2015 camping guide and hand out copies.

The Houston RV Show, taking place February 4 – 8, 2015, is the largest in Texas with over 600 units on display. The event is under the sponsorship of the Recreational Vehicle Dealers of Texas and covers all elements of the RV industry.

Special attractions and events include an appearance by Yogi Bear courtesy of Lone Star Yogi Campground in Waller, TX. Billy Thibodeaux will present seminars that include information on RV towing, upgrades for performance and entertainment, RV maintenance and mobile technology.

TACO’s free camping guide allows customers to directly access RV parks, campgrounds and industry supporters. 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.

For more information about Texas Campgrounds, and to find your next camping destination, visit our website.

 

All Valley RV Show Highlights Camping in the Rio Grande Valley

Posted on: January 3rd, 2015 by admin No Comments

Birding CenterIf you’re looking for sunny skies and warmer temperatures, the Rio Grande Valley is for you. There is plenty to do and see in the Valley, and the All Valley RV and Outdoor Show will highlight the many activities available.

The All Valley RV and Outdoor Show will take place from January 15 – 18, 2015. Vendors will gather and set up booths to include all sports and outdoor activities available in the Rio Grande Valley.

The Rio Grande Valley is the perfect destination for “snowbirds”, people who travel to Texas for the winter to escape their winter blues. The Valley offers a lower cost of living and a friendly reception from the population. Outdoor and public activities offer plenty of entertainment so you can enjoy your time any way you choose.

The subtropical climate in the Valley enables guests and residents to enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities, from golfing to fishing, birding or traveling through nature. With breathtaking sunsets, the Valley will feel like your own bit of paradise.

The All Valley RV and Outdoor Show will highlight the wonderful aspects of RVing in the Valley. TACO will be setting up a booth to engage with potential customers and hand out our new 2015 camping guide. For more information about the All Valley RV and Outdoor Show, visit the website. Texas Campgrounds offers a wide variety of RV parks, dealers and campsites in the Valley. To find your next home away from home, visit our website.

Have a Wonderful Vacation in Marshall, TX

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

Merry Christmas from Texas Campgrounds! It’s not too late to catch some holiday fun. Come out to Marshall, TX for the Wonderland of Lights, and celebrate the holidays on vacation.

The Wonderland of Lights will be open until December 31, 2014. The family-friendly event rivals the best Christmas lighting events in the country, with thousands of white lights illuminating the Historic Harrison County Courthouse and beautiful Downtown Marshal. Take a spin on the outdoor ice skating rink and stop into Santa’s Workshop and Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen. A beautiful horse-drawn carriage ride will put you in the holiday spirit. There will be entertainment for the whole family!

Balloon Art and Face Painting are free at this event! Ice-skating costs $10 per session and carriage rides are $15 per person, or $12 per person for a group of six. Advance purchase is required for group-rate tickets. For more information, call 903-702-7000.

Stop by Texas Campgrounds to find a campground near Marshall, TX, and spend the holidays having fun with your family. 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. Find your new home away from home and end 2014 with the vacation you’ve needed all year.

 

 

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.

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