Texas is one of the top RV destinations amid the pandemic, survey says
How to vacation in an RV on Live in the DHOUSTON – From postponing vacations to flying out of airports, many Texans are dusting off their RVs and traveling to faraway destinations like never before. In a survey conducted by SatelliteInternet.com, Texas became one of the top RV destinations in the past year, along with Florida, California, New York and Arizona. Thirteen percent of travelers say Texas is their top destination by road this summer. Of those who answered, 76% said they felt safer traveling in an RV rather than on an airplane or staying in a hotel room. Do you find yourself traveling by road amid the pandemic?
Really love camping? This Texas national park is seeking volunteers to camp for 3 months
Houstonians who are willing to trade city life for camp life can do so by volunteering at a Texas national park. Guadalupe Mountains National Park, located south of the Texas-New Mexico border, is looking for several volunteers to set up camp for three months straight at one of three campsites. Volunteers can choose between the Pine Springs or Dog Canyon Campgrounds and camp either October through December or July through September. Volunteers needed! Volunteers must have their own RV or trailer with a shower and bathroom, must be committed to the three-month requirement and work 32 hours a week.
These are 9 glamping destinations are among the most popular in Texas
Romantic Tipi Rental for Weekend Getaway from San Antonio in Canyon Lake, TexasHOUSTON – Need some fresh air after being cooped up indoors? These were the most popular Texas glamping accommodations in 2020, according to GlampingHub:This one-room treehouse, located in Spicewood offers a queen sized bed, a view of a spring-rich creek and a communal area with pool, lake and picnic tables. Dreamy One-Room Tree House Rentals near Austin, Texas (GlampingHub.com)These stunning and authentic tipis look historical on the outside, but modernized on the inside, fully equipped with A/C, kitchenette and a queen sized bed. Spacious Texas Cabin Rental near Pedernales Falls for Weekend Getaways from Austin (GlampingHub.com)If you’re looking for a romantic retreat this Valentine’s Day, you will want to consider this cabin in Wimberley. Spacious Texas Cabin Rental near Pedernales Falls for Weekend Getaways from Austin (GlampingHub.com)This “tiny home” is perfect for those who do yoga and want a little outdoor air to enjoy their exercise.
YMCA reimagines camp, catering to families during COVID-19 pandemic
TRINITY, Texas – The coronavirus pandemic put a halt to almost all summer activities, including many camps for children. YMCA’s Camp Cullen, about 90 miles north of Houston in Trinity made the difficult decision to cancel in late May. Later this year, families can sign up for theme weeks like “Fall Festival,” “Halloween” and “Winter Wonderland” Family Camp. The YMCA hopes to keep Family Camp running through the end of 2020 to help make up for the organization’s budget shortfall. Here’s a description from the YMCA of what Camp Cullen normally offers:“Camp Cullen offers boys and girls ages 7-17 the experience of a lifetime.
Could bears ruin your camping trip? Texas outfitter says theyre the least of your worries
Seasoned outfitter and owner of Far Flung Outdoor Center Greg Henington shares tips to help you plan the perfect getaway into the great outdoors. I have an old saying, Theres no such thing as bad weather, only bad gear.COME ENJOY THE OUTDOORS WITH FAR FLUNG OUTDOOR CENTER! Posted by Far Flung Outdoor Center on Friday, June 5, 2020Big Bend National Park offer more than 800,000 acres of beautiful wide open spaces for adventurers to explore in west Texas. The dry heat will sneak up on you really, really fast. To connect with Greg Henington, email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Far Flung Outdoor Center website.
Photos: Fall foliage creating postcard-worthy views at Texas state parks
Fall colors are painting over Texas state parks, and the views are nothing short of extraordinary. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is regularly updating its Flickr page with photos of fall sights around state parks, from the Hill Country to North Texas. Devils River State Natural Area near Del Rio, Inks Lake State Park near Burnet and South Llano River State Park in Junction are among Central and South Texas parks that are flashing fall colors right now. Popular parks like Garner State Park and Lost Maples State Natural Area often reach capacity early and close, according to TPWD. Here are some of the Texas state parks that are worth the drive to see fall colors: