Winter RV Camping

austinMild winter temperatures and easy access to outdoor adventures make Austin the place to be for winter RV camping. Mix in some Hill Country barbecue and exciting nightlife venues, and there’s just no reason to stay away from Austin, Texas.

So, what do you like to do on winter RV camping trips? Austin’s just down the road from popular Lake Travis, where lighted fishing docks make winter fishing a nighttime treat, according to the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. Austin also has nearly two hundred miles of trails throughout the metro area for bikers, hikers and runners. When you’ve explored Texas’ capital city to your heart’s content, you can travel through the beautiful Hill Country.

Austin is also know for its real Texas barbeque. There are so many barbeque restaurants in the city, you won’t know which to visit first!

One more reason RV campers go to Austin in winter is this Texas city’s thriving music scene.  You won’t want to leave Austin without venturing downtown, where clubs with live shows line the streets in every direction.

There are plenty of places to stay in Austin. Some of the top rated places are: La Hacienda RV Resort, adjacent to Lake Travis;  Austin Lone Star RV Resort; and Camper Resort on Hudson Bend at Lake Travis.

Have you been on a Winter RV Vacation and have suggestions on other places to RV camp or other fun RV Vacation Activities? If so, share your experience by pressing leave a comment below. Don’t have a RV to enjoy? Take a look at these available RVs through RV Buyers Guide.

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RV Travelers Top Picks For New Year’s Eve

happy-new-year-2012What are RV travelers top picks for New Year’s eve? Below are a list of the top places you should celebrate New Year’s at least once.

  1. Las Vegas, NV – New Year’s Eve does offer a different and interesting way to see this city.  The strip is closed down to traffic, with a midnight fireworks display shot off from the roofs of many different hotels and casinos.  In addition to the street party, obviously the clubs and casinos will all be offering plenty of parties. This year they have top performers such as Fergie and Chris Brown. For a complete listing of events click here.
  2. New York City, NY – No list of places to celebrate New Year’s Eve would be complete without mentioning a trip to New York City.  One of the largest celebrations in the world has seen the giant ball drop over historic Times Square for over 100 years.  More than 1 million people attend the free event. For other New Years events happening in NY click here.
  3. Orlando, FL – Orlando is a perfect place to spend New Years Eve for everyone, but of course, if you have kids, it is the best place to make New Years Eve unforgettable for them and for the entire family. Sea World, Universal Studios, Disney World – all of Orlando theme parks has a lot to offer for the magical night. For Disney Worlds special events click here.
  4. Toronto – Traditional Toronto New Years Eve Bash at Nathan Phillips Square attracts many visitors to watch and listen to some of the hottest pop artists performing live. There are hundreds of performers and a lot of shows that are taken place around the city during New Years celebration. For more information on events happening in Toronto click here.

If you are planning on an RV Vacation for New Year’s Eve, but you need a new RV or you don’t currently own an RV you can take a look at some great Used RVs.

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Thanksgiving Travel

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

Thanksgiving is one of the biggest travel weekends in America, and RVers are out in force, crossing the country in their RVs to spend Thanksgiving with family and friends.

Here are a few exciting destinations that have holiday traditions and celebrations that are well worth a visit during Thanksgiving.  

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – New York, NY
Why not go see it live and in person?  So this year grab a front row seat for the parade, shop New York on Black Friday and go ice skating at Rockefeller Center.  Click here for more information on Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade.

America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Parade – Plymouth, MA
What could be better than spending Thanksgiving where our forefathers celebrated their first Thanksgiving with the Native Americans?  The celebration of Thanksgiving becomes history-brought-to-life as Pilgrims, Native Americans, Soldiers, Patriots, and Pioneers proudly climb out of the history books and onto the streets of Plymouth. Click here for more information on America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Parade.

Holiday River Parade – San Antonio, TX
The reason to visit San Antonio for Thanksgiving is for the day after – the real draw is the Holiday River Parade and Lighting Ceremony, held every year on the River Walk.  Plus, San Antonia has plenty of history and lots to see and do. Click here for more information on the Holiday River Parade.

Have you been on a Thanksgiving RV trip and have suggestions on other places to see? If so, share your experience by pressing leave a comment below. Don’t have a RV to enjoy traveling during the holidays? Take a look at these available RVs through RV Buyers Guide.

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Fall RV Vacations

newenglandThink it’s time to put your RV up for winter? Not yet. There are many RV parks that remain open during the fall months for great RV vacations. October is the perfect month to see the beauty of the dramatic fall colors in wooded areas while enjoying some of the cooler temperatures. Many places have their annual autumn festivals this time of the year as well. Below are 3 of the best places to visit this fall!

Great Smoky Mountains

  • The Great Smoky Mountains has vivid autumn colors during the fall months. The park itself offers several RV campgrounds. Travelers can go bike riding, hiking and just enjoy the fresh outdoors.

White Mountains, NH

New England

  • New England is a great place to visit during the fall. Does anything taste better than a crisp, snappy apple when you’ve been out hiking in the cool autumn air? Autumn is synonymous with apple harvest time in New England.  Stay at the state park or look into the many options at the various orchards.

If you are planning on a Fall RV Vacation and don’t currently own an RV, you can take a look at some great Used RVs before you start planning your Fall trip.

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