There’s nothing quite as fun as a vacation by the ocean, and the Texas Gulf Coast has plenty to offer. There’s 130 miles of coastline stretching from the tip of Texas to the Louisiana border, so you’ll be sure to find the perfect spot. No matter which location you choose, you’ll find clean and safe parks, lots of shopping and great seafood. Here are some of our favorite camping sites in Texas to get you started. Enjoy!
Corpus Christi RV Parks
If you’re looking for Corpus Christi RV parks, Bahia Vista RV Park is a unique RV and camping area in nearby Rockport, Texas. The park is less than an hour away from Corpus Christi and is built on the site of an old Spanish Fort and one of the area’s first communities of early Texas settlers. The park sits atop a bluff that overlooks Aransas Bay, and it offers huge Texas live oaks for year-round shade. The area is known for fishing; try a trip to the 300-foot pier which is lit up and open at night. The area is also known for bird watching, with hundreds of species.
In nearby Port Aransas, consider Gulf Waters Beachfront RV Resort with full hookups, a swimming pool and fishing. This is a great facility in the famous fishing town of Port Aransas.
Mosey on down the coast to Corpus Christi and the Padre Palms RV park which has large Texas-sized pull-throughs, a swimming pool, WiFi and free cable television. Corpus Christi is a great Texas town, and has lots of sightseeing including the Texas Aquarium and ships of Christopher Columbus.
Galveston RV Parks
If you are looking for a real Texas adventure, try the historical town of Galveston Island about an hour south of the Houston metroplex. You could literally stay in Galveston for days, exploring the historic town and learning its history. There are tours about everything from the 1906 hurricane to the haunted tour of Galveston’s old homes and factories. Fishing abounds in the area, and you can take a ferry across to beautiful Crystal Beach. Take a stroll or ride a bicycle surrey along the miles of seawall.
This area is also home to more great camping sites in Texas, with some fantastic Galveston RV parks. Galveston Island State Park Campground is a beachside camping area that is a great place to stay. It offers both RV and tent camping, and books up fast, so be sure to reserve your spot. There is swimming, fishing, biking and hiking nearby.
Jamaica Beach RV Park in Galveston is highly rated by Good Sam’s. It is a superstar RV park that has two swimming pools, two hot tubs and even a 700-foot lazy river to cool off in the hot Texas summer sun. This RV destination even has an exercise room.
Enjoy your trip to the Lone Star State. Giddy up to one of these great camping sites in Texas with an RV rental from Mighway, and let the journey unfold!