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Recreational Texas 2013

Hamilton Pool Austin TexasTexas has miles of road to travel and for many travelers; the length from one town to the next can be humdrum and boring.  But many recreational vehicle owners move in the direction of Texas for their destinations because of the many wonderful places to park and enjoy their recreational vehicles.

Frequently named as one of the best places to retire in America, the small town of Kerrville is a popular choice for snowbirds and long-term RV park residents. The quiet little town has an upscale downtown area with many shops and restaurants.  Many are within easy walking distances of the Guadalupe River that actually flows through the town. It offers the best of what the Hill Country has to offer. Popular activities are musical festivals, wild game hunting and winery tours. Some of the best RV parks in Texas are located in Kerrville. The parks are situated in rustic locations that truly encourage life outdoors. Tubing and fishing are extremely popular in Kerrville. They also feature fitness centers for the health and fitness conscientious individual.

The Gulf Coast is an ideal vacation destination for beachcomber and bird watching types.  The 500-mile Great Texas Birding Trail traverses the region and provides visitors with continuous directions to thriving bird colonies, lagoons, salt marshes, beaches and hiking trails.  These parks all feature waterfront locations with easy access to bird watching, wildlife viewing, and fishing.

Each winter, RV snowbirds from cold northern climates flock to the Rio Grande Valley because of the area’s affordable living in some of the warmest winter weather in North America. Many come to optimize medical and dental care because the services are so much more affordable. There are over 45 different RV parks in the region. Activities range from golf and swimming to biking and hiking.

If you are passing through the Texas Panhandle, Cadillac Ranch, on the west side of Amarillo, and Bugg Ranch on the eastern side are two interesting places to add to your Texas Panhandle itinerary. RV park accommodations are just as sparse as the landscape, but Amarillo offers the best parks in the Panhandle, and Fort Amarillo RV Resort surpasses most other RV parks. You will experience evening campfires, walking paths that are well-lighted at night and spectacular sunsets. If you are active, there is excellent fishing and golfing available.

San Antonio’s Admiralty RV Resort offers excellent amenities and recreation options. It is convenient to urban attractions and services ranging from the Houston Medical Center to San Antonio’s SeaWorld. San Antonio’s Admiralty RV Resort offers a relaxing setting among walking trails, lakes and water features.

From east to west and from north to south, Texas offers the RV traveler a wide variety of parks for visiting, staying, fishing, hiking, and more.  Flocking to Texas for the summer is a good place for snowbirds.

Source: “Top-Rated Texas RV Parks.” Travel Tips.. Web. 25 Mar. 2013.

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