Owning a recreational vehicle can give great freedom to anyone who likes to set off on the road for an adventure or short weekend trip any chance they have.
Knowing where to stop in your RV can be difficult as laws in some campgrounds have changed and spaces that can accommodate RVs have become fewer.
This guide lists some of the best RV parks in Texas, offering the perfect place to take in some incredible views, set up a base for a hiking trip, or offer a space to take a break from driving for a while.
6 Best RV Parks In Texas
Below are the 6 best RV parks in Texas. They are based in various places throughout the state.
To find out about availability or the cost to stay at one of these fantastic locations we recommend calling the contact number to get up-to-date information.
1. Best Luxury: Blazing Star RV Resort
Address: 1120 West Loop 1604, San Antonio, TX 78251
Contact Number: 800-207-1188
If you want to lap up some luxury during your trip to the Lone Star state then this RV resort could be for you!
The Blazing Star RV Resort is perfect for families offering a playground and pool to entertain the children and a gym to give the adults some time to themselves. The park also has laundry facilities.
There are 260 sites in total and it is also possible to rent a cabin space.
The resort is located just five minutes from Sea World and a short drive into the center of San Antonio, where you can enjoy a water taxi to the Alamo and more beautiful places (see also ‘12 Incredible Restaurants On The San Antonio Riverwalk You Don’t Want To Miss‘).
A grocery store and a number of highly-rated restaurants are also within walking distance of the resort.
This resort is well known and it is best to ring in advance to book your RV site to avoid disappointment.
2. Best In A State Park: Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Address: 5102 Bob Bullock Loop, Laredo, TX 78041
Contact Number: 956-725-3826
Looking to visit one of the many famous state parks in Texas? This RV park is located in Lake Casa Blanca which is one of the most popular state parks in Austin.
Anyone who loves hiking, biking, or fishing will find a slice of heaven here.
This RV park has limited space, offering 65 sites that can cater to a range of different-sized RVs.
There is also space here to set up a tent for a night under the stars. Wander the hiking trails or relax while the kids play in the park’s playground.
If you are meeting other RV owners this park is perfect for accommodating larger groups and you can find clubhouses and covered picnic areas spread throughout the RV park and around the edge of the lake.
3. Best Seaside: Sandpiper RV Resort
Address: 201 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550
Contact Number: 409-765-9431
This park is perfect for anyone who wants to be beside the seaside during their time in Texas.
Located right on the Gulf Coast, choose from a range of seaside activities, such as fishing, swimming, or riding a bike while taking in the coastline views.
Pets and kids will be safe and happy staying at this park and there is space even for larger RVs with multiple pull-thru sites also.
If you want to cook some food outside of your RV you can avail of the group kitchen, freshen up your clothing in the laundry room, and relax at the clubhouse once you have all your chores done.
If you don’t fancy walking to the beach you can cool off in the pool and when you want to plan a day trip you are perfectly located to take a short drive into the heart of Houston.
It’s best to avoid rush hour if you do intend on visiting Houston, especially if you will be driving the RV around the city.
4. Best For Large Groups: Oak Forest RV Park
Address: 8207 Canoga Ave, Austin TX 78724
Contact Number: 512-697-4206
Heading to Austin and planning to meet a group of friends, or planning a family reunion? Oaks Forest is the perfect spot for accommodating groups of all sizes.
Set up at one of the shaded picnic tables and park at one of the 160 sites in the park, catering to RVs of all sizes.
Whether you want to relax and stay at the park or take a day trip to Austin, you can do it all when staying at Oak Forest.
There is plenty of space to take a stroll and meet new people or you can head to the River Walk around the lake in the city.
5. Best For Adults: The Vineyards Campground & Cabins
Address: 1501 N Dooley St, Grapevine, TX 76051
Contact Number: 888-329-8993
If you love wine and want to visit Dallas this park is the perfect place for you.
The park is connected to the city by a DART train, giving you the freedom to come and go as you please without worrying about traffic or parking the RV in the city.
Both kids and pets are welcome, with a designated area for pets and a well-equipped playground to entertain the kids.
There is also a store within the park and WIFI access. If wine is your thing, be sure to check out one of the many wineries in the area.
Cool off in the water after a long day of exploring and making new memories and enjoy the famous Texas sunsets while making friends with other RV owners staying in the park.
Booking in advance is advised as the park is the perfect base for anyone looking to explore both Dallas and Fort Worth.
6. Best For Families: Mill Creek Ranch Resort
Address: 1800 N. Trade Days Boulevard, Canton, TX 75103
Contact Number: 866-488-6020
Mill Creek is a huge RV park that offers a range of amenities and attractions making it the perfect place for families to stay.
You could stay here for a week and do a different activity every day, choosing from paddle-boating, catch-and-release-fishing, golfing, playing lifesize chess, swimming in the pool, playing in the playground, or relaxing in the hot tub.
There is a lodge for anyone staying in the RV section of the ranch resort and a range of RV sites.
There is access to electric, sewer connections, and WIFI. There is also WIFI available for any digital nomads looking to work while away.
The park is surrounded by gorgeous views as it is built in the middle of 200 acres of undisturbed nature.
Dallas is only an hour’s drive away making it a great place to base yourself before exploring the area.
Spots get booked up fast in the Mill Creek Ranch Resort and so forward planning is a necessity to avoid disappointment.
There are also huts and cabins available to be rented if you would rather have a bit more luxury during your stay.
Bonus Feature! Midway Park COE
Address: 2332 West Highway 6, Waco, TX 76712
Contact Number: 254-756-5359
We couldn’t finish our list without featuring this park, sure to be a favorite for any history buffs out there!
This Midway Park COE only facilitates RVs and offers pads for RVs of any size, as well as having several pull-thru sites.
This park is kid-friendly and offers a large playground and green, grassy spaces for young children to run around and play.
Enjoy one of the recreational hiking trails and visit the Mammoth National Monument.
The Magnolia Market is a great place to do some shopping and enjoy some local food.
The Branch Davidian Compound is also nearby, and the city is a short drive away.
In the city, you can rent a bike and enjoy one of many bike trails that meander beside the Brazos River and across the historic suspension bridge.
There are also opportunities for fishing and swimming close to the park.
If you are traveling across the great state of Texas then this is a great place to stop off and take a break before continuing on.
Enjoy the quieter and more relaxed vibe in Waco, compared to other busy cities in the state.
As with most sites, booking in advance is advised, especially if you require a pull-thru site.
Whether you are traveling as a family, with friends, or as a solo wanderer we hope that you find a great place to bring your RV on your next trip to Texas from our list above.
When arriving at an RV park it is always worthwhile checking out the standard of the park before setting up a spot.
Checking that all the amenities on offer work and that there is enough space for you and your RV will prevent any negative experiences.
Texas is a very RV-friendly state and tourists are very welcome.
Do keep in mind when traveling in any sized RV that traffic in the cities can be intense between 9.30 am to 4.30 pm each weekday.
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