Best RV Parks & Resorts on Texas
Traveling around the states in an RV is one of my favorite things to do. If you’re anything like me, you want to have a rough idea of where you’re planning to stop. And some of the must-sees along the way.
If you’re planning on going to the Lone Star State with your RV, then look no further. Here are some of the best places to go and some of the top Texas Coast RV parks.
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Must-See Things While RVing in Galveston
The island city of Galveston is renowned for its picturesque setting on the gulf coast. It has a range of tourist attractions and things to do that I’ve always enjoyed with my family and friends.
A trip to Galveston would be incomplete without visiting the Moody Gardens and Aquarium, but I’d also recommend going to the following:
1892 Bishop’s Palace
A beautiful historic mansion that offers tours and some great photos.
402 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston,TX | +1 409-762-2475
Self-guided Tours Wednesday through Monday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: Adult – $14 | Youth (6-18) – $9 | Children (5 & Under) – Free
To learn more here’s the link: 1892 Bishop’s Palace
Moody Mansion Museum
A restored 1895 mansion with an exciting tour.
2618 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston, TX | +1 409 765-9770
Open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: Adult – $15| Youth (6-17) – $7 | Children (5 & Under) – Free
To learn more here’s the link: Moody Mansion Museum
The Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum
An ex-rig that showcases how offshore operations run.
2002 Wharf Rd, Galveston, TX | +1 409-766-7827
Open Thursday through Monday, from 10am to 5pm
Admission: Adult – $10 | Seniors (55+) & Military – $8 | Youth (7-18) – $6 | Children (5 & Under) – Free
To learn more here’s the link: The Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum
Haak Vineyards and Winery
A unique winery with a vast range of wines to taste and buy.
6310 Avenue T, Santa Fe, TX | +1 409-925-1401
Open Monday 11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday through Sunday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Admission: $19.95 per person | Children (21 & Under) – Free
To learn more here’s the link: Haak Vineyards and Winery
Galveston RV Resorts
Dellanera RV Park
One of the most picturesque RV spots on our list. This beachfront location has space for around 70 RVs and even has its own section of beach to enjoy. It’s a great place to unwind after a long day of sightseeing.
10901 Termini-San Luis Pass Rd, Galveston, TX | +1 409-797-5102
Feature: Full Hookups | On the Beach
To learn more here’s the link: Dellanera RV Park
Galveston Island RV Resort
The amenities at this RV resort are some of the best I’ve seen, with a lazy river, tennis courts, a dog park, and a heated pool. I’ve always had a warm welcome from the staff and love the picnic tables and grills.
23700 Termini-San Luis Pass Rd, Galveston, TX | +1 409-200-2745
Feature: Full Hookups | Pool | Wifi | Cable TV | Short Walk/Drive to Beach | On site cottages | Dog Park
To learn more here’s the link: Galveston Island RV Resort
Galveston Island State Park
Located on the west side of Galveston Island. This state park offers a very rural setting and is excellent for relaxing and resetting.
14901 FM3005, Galveston, TX | +1 409-737-1222
To learn more here’s the link: Galveston Island State Park
Tiki Tom’s Extended Stay RV Community
Tiki Tom’s leans more to extended stays, but shorter stays fine too. This RV park is on the tiny Tiki Island just before you cross the bay to Galveston.
333 Jones Lake Rd., Tiki Island, TX | +1 409 935 5599
Feature: Barbecue | Evening Fishing | Cable TV | WiFi | Free Washer and Dryer
To learn more here’s the link: Tiki Tom’s Extended Stay RV Community
Must-See Things While RVing in Houston
When most people talk about Houston, they may think of NASA or the NBA team. But there is so much more to Texas’s most populated city that makes it a cultural hub and perfect spot to visit.
Space Center Houston
The top of my list whenever I’m recommending Houston, the world capital of space exploration.
1601 E NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX | +1 281-244-2100
Open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: Adult – $29.95 | Seniors (Over 55) – $27.95 | Youth (4-11) – $24.95 | Children (3 & Under) – Free
To learn more here’s the link: Space Center Houston
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Putting your feet in dino footprints is always fun.
1629 Park Rd 59, Glen Rose, TX | +1 512-389-8900
Open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: Adult – $7 | Children (12 & Under) – Free
To learn more here’s the link: Dinosaur Valley State Park
Fort Worth Zoo
Defined as the #1 zoo in the nation, an easy and fun day trip.
1989 Colonial Pkwy, Fort Worth, TX | +1 817-759-7555
July 10 – Aug. 30 – Open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Aug. 31 – Sept. 30 – Open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: Adult – $16 | Seniors (Over 55) – $12 | Youth (3-12) – $12| Children (3 & Under) – Free
To learn more here’s the link: Fort Worth Zoo
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Texas’ highest point and an excellent place for hiking.
400 Pine Canyon Salt Flat, TX | +1 817-759-7555
Open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 : 30 p.m.
Admission: Adult – $16 | Seniors (Over 55) – $16 | Children (16 & Under) – Free
To learn more here’s the link: Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Houston RV Resorts
Rayford Crossing RV Resort
Located north of Houston in Spring. This RV park gives you easy access to your day trips. The location removes you from the CBD’s hustle and bustle.
29321 S Plum Creek Dr, Spring, TX | +1 281-298-8008
Feature: Full Hook | Laundry Facility | Pool | Dog Park
To learn more here’s the link: Rayford Crossing RV Resort
AllStar RV Resort
In the southwest of the city, close to the freeways, means you don’t have to go out of your way to get here. The site is near Keegan’s Bayou and has excellent amenities.
10650 SW Plaza Ct, Houston, TX | +1 713-981-6814
Feature: Full Hook | Cable TV | Free WiFi | Free Computer Room | Dog Wash Station
To learn more here’s the link: AllStar RV Resort
Katy Lake RV Resort
Outside of the city, this RV site is relaxing and tranquil; I’ve always found it much easier to unwind here.
20222 Morton Rd, Katy, TX | +1 281-492-0044
Feature: Cable| WiFi | Gas Barbecue | Grills | TV Viewing Areas | Dog Wash Station
To learn more here’s the link:Katy Lake RV Resort
Advanced RV Resort
This gated RV park gives you an added layer of security and is in the Greater Houston Area; the updated amenities make it a great option.
2850 S Sam Houston Pkwy E, Houston, TX | +1 888-515-6950
Feature: Full Hook | Cable TV | WiFi | Pool
To learn more here’s the link: Advanced RV Resort
Southlake RV Resort
Close to many restaurants and within a short drive to the zoo, this RV park has a great location south of the city.
13701 Hycohen Rd, Houston, TX | +1 832-804-8088
Feature: Full Hook | Cable TV | Free WiFi | Free Computer Room
To learn more here’s the link: Southlake RV Resort
Must-See Things While RVing in Port Aransas
The beautiful Gulf of Mexico beaches of Port Aransas makes it one of the nicest places to visit on the Gulf Coast. This city on Mustang Island is one I’d always recommend visiting.
The city may be smaller, but there’s no shortage of things to do, making it a worthwhile stop on your tour of the Gulf.
Mustang Island State Park
A 5-mile beachfront and almost 4000 acres of park
9394 TX-361, Corpus Christi, TX | +1 361-749-5246
Open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: Adult – $5 | Children (12 & Under) – Free
To learn more here’s the link: Mustang Island State Park
Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center
Spot alligators, birds, and fish while overlooking the wetland.
1356 Ross Ave, Port Aransas, TX | +1 361-749-4111
Open 24 Hours
To learn more here’s the link: Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center
Port Aransas Ferry
This free ferry connects the mainland and Port Aransas.
Horace Caldwell Fishing Pier
The pier offers lovely views and a great fishing spot.
Port Aransas Beach Rd & Beach St., Port Aransas, TX | +1 361-749-5333
Open 24 Hours
Admission: $2 Per Person
To learn more here’s the link: Horace Caldwell Fishing Pier
Deep Sea Fishing Trip
Experiencing an authentic Gulf fishing trip.
Port Aransas RV Resorts
Gulf Waters Beachfront RV Resort
As the name suggests, this RV site is right on the seafront. It has space for around 160 RVs and the main building looks like a beach paradise.
5601 TX-361, Port Aransas, TX | +1 361-749-4978
Feature: Full Hook | Cable TV | WiFi | Pool & Jacuzzi Spa | Laundry | Beach
To learn more here’s the link: Gulf Waters Beachfront RV Resort
Port A RV Resort
Located right near the beach. Close to restaurants, shops, and lots of activities, you’ll have plenty to do here.
On The Beach RV Park
Another option right on the Mustang Island beach, the amenities are simple, but the location does the talking.
LaFitte’s Hideout RV Resort
A quaint family-operated RV site, which is right near everything you need and a short drive to Corpus Christi.
Pioneer RV Beach Resort
Between the dunes of a remote beachfront, this RV spot is great to relax and rest up.
120 Gulfwind Dr, Port Aransas, TX | +1 888-480-3246
Feature: Full Hook| Cable | Pools & Hot Tub | Fish Cleaning House | Game Room
Boardwalk to beach
To learn more here’s the link: Pioneer RV Beach Resort
Must-See Things While RVing in Port Arthur
Around 90 miles east of Huston is Port Arthur, home to the US’s largest oil refinery and a treasure trove of other tourist spots.
There’s a rich and vast history to this small city, and I always love RVing here on my Gulf trips.
Sea Rim State Park
4000-acre state park with scenic views of the Gulf of Mexico and an array of wildlife.
19335 State Hwy 87, Sabine Pass, TX | +1 409-971-2559
Monday through Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Friday through Sunday: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Admission: Adult – $3 | Children (12 & Under) – Free
To learn more here’s the link: Sea Rim State Park
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Specializing in Texas and Louisiana Gulf coast history.
700 Procter St, Port Arthur, TX | +1 409-982-7000
Monday through Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: Adult – $8 | Senior (62+) – $6 | Youth (4-18) – $3 | Children (3 & Under) – Free
To learn more here’s the link: Museum of the Gulf Coast
Janis Joplin's Childhood Home
This place will always have a ‘Piece of My Heart’.
Buu Mon Buddhist Temple
Buu Mon Buddhist Temple – Named after the area Beaumont, this beautiful temple is worth a visit.
2701 Procter St, Port Arthur, TX | +1 409-982-9319
Open 7 days a week
To learn more here’s the link: Buu Mon Buddhist Temple
Gator Country Adventure Park
This sanctuary-cum-park is home to over 450 alligators, crocodiles, and more.
21159 FM 365, Beaumont, TX | +1 409-794-9453
Monday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Admission: Adult – $15 | Senior (60+) – $12 | Youth (2-12) – $12 | Children (1 & Under) – Free
To learn more here’s the link: Gator Country Adventure Park
Port Arthur RV Resorts
Named after the area Beaumont, this beautiful temple is worth a visit.
Golden Triangle RV Resorts
An RV site with incredible amenities and a great location that serves as a perfect base for all of your excursions.
5760 W Port Arthur Rd, TX | +1 409-299-8208
Feature: Full Hook | Cable | WiFi | Pools | Gym | Laundromat
To learn more here’s the link: Golden Triangle RV Resorts
Coastal Breeze RV Resort
Located right on the coast in Rockport on Copano Bay, this is a tranquil and relaxing site.
3025 FM1781, Rockport, TX | +1 361-444-4131
Feature: Clubhouse | Cable | WiFi | Pools | Gym | Fishing Lake
To learn more here’s the link: Coastal Breeze RV Resort
AAA RV Park
Serving as an RV site for Port Arthur and Beaumont, you will be in the prime spot to enjoy what the area has to offer.
LaBelle RV Park
This locally owned RV park has a quiet country setting. LaBelle has the tranquility of being more rural, but with quick access to stores and restaurants.
8351 FM 365, Beaumont, TX | +1 409-796-2910
Feature: Sewer Hookups | Mail Service | WiFi
To learn more here’s the link: LaBelle RV Park
Port Arthur RV Resort
The amenities are great, and the Texas-shaped pool is a nice bonus, which always makes for a great anecdote.
2950 W Farm to Market Rd 365, Port Arthur,TX | +1 409-736-3010
Feature: Free WiFi | Free DIRECTV | Pool | Laundry Facilities
To learn more here’s the link: Port Arthur RV Resort
Whether you’ re a newbie to the RV game or a seasoned vet, I hope you will enjoy these options.
These are just some of my favorite places and stops when I’m exploring the Texas Coast. Did I miss any? What RV parks do you like? Any attractions I missed out on? Let me know!