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Garner State Park: Most Popular State Park in Texas?

Garner State Park
Said by many people to be one of the very best state parks in Texas, we've been trying to make our way to Garner State Park for years. We have had countless folks tell us time, and time again, how much they love Garner State Park, how it is one of their favorite parks, how they return year after year to build on their decades of memories made in this park. After hearing so many glowing reviews of Garner, we were finally able to visit for ourselves. So did it live up to the hype?... [See the Full Post]

Tags: Texas Campground Write-Ups | Texas Campground Listings | RV the Texas Hill Country

100+ November 2017 Festivals and Fun Events in Texas

November 2017 Festivals in Texas
Welcome to November when cooler weather finally comes to Texas and ushers in prime fall festival season! Our list for November features over 100 fun events across Texas including heritage fests, food festivals, film festivals and art fairs. This month Texans celebrate everything from spinach to butterflies, books to tamales. And then the holiday festivities begin!... [See All of the November Events]

Tags: Texas Festivals | Fun Things to Do

Dutch Oven Texas Chili Cooked Over the Campfire

Dutch Oven Texas Chili
One of our favorite meals during the cooler months! It's hard to beat the flexibility and flavor of a good chili. Here's our recipe for dutch oven Texas chili cooked over a campfire! In our video, we show you how we make this recipe using a cast iron dutch oven hanging on a tripod over the campfire. And we always have leftover chili, so we give you some ideas of other ways to eat it... [See the Full Post and Watch the Video!]

Tags: Camp Cooking | RV Tips

Meet the Folks Behind

About RV Texas Y'all
We finally got around to publishing our YouTube Channel Trailer, so we thought this might be a good time to introduce ourselves! Hey y'all! We're Tom and Stacie Langland, the Native Texans behind We hope you'll join along on our adventures...  [Read More About Us and Watch Our YouTube Channel Trailer!]

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Palmetto State Park: A Tropical Oasis in Central Texas

Palmetto State Park
Just as Bastrop and Buescher State Parks feature the "Lost Pines", Palmetto State Park near Gonzales, Texas could be said to feature the "Lost Swamp". This oasis in Central Texas is an unexpected find in this region, looking more like it belongs in deep East Texas. We've had many folks tell us that Palmetto is one of their favorite state parks and we can definitely see why...  [See the Full Post and Watch the Video!]

Tags: Texas Campground Write-Ups | Texas Campground Listings | RV Central Texas

100+ October 2017 Festivals and Fun Events in Texas

October 2017 Festivals in Texas
October in Texas brings harvest festivals, peanut festivals, art fairs and, of course, Oktoberfests! Check out our list of over 100 fun events going on in October celebrating everything from catfish to boats, trains to rice, roses to Texas history and so much more! Enjoy!... [See All of the October Events]

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Save Money with the Texas State Parks Pass!

Texas State Parks Pass
We have been Texas State Park Pass Holders for many, many years. (Stacie and her family began buying annual State Park Passes way before they were plastic cards!) And even before we began RVing, a Texas State Parks Pass was something we purchased every year without fail. This is not a paid endorsement. We do not work for Texas Parks and Wildlife. But we are huge believers in the annual pass. Here's why... [See the Full Post and Watch the Video!]

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RVing Curveball: Not the Weekend We Expected!

Not the Weekend We Expected!
As is the case with life in general, things don't always go as planned when you're RVing. Sometimes you get a curveball that you aren't expecting. That certainly happened to us this past weekend, things didn't go at all as we expected, but we still had a great time... [Read the Full Post!]

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10 RV Accessories We Carry Just In Case

10 RV Accessories We Carry
As you travel around with your RV, you will find that not all campsite setups are created equal and it pays to be prepared for different situations. Here is our list of ten RV accessories that we have learned to carry to make setting up easier. You won't always need all of these items, but when you do, it's sure nice to have them!... [See the Full Post and Watch the Video!]

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100+ September Fairs, Festivals and Fun Events in Texas in 2017

September 2017 Festivals in Texas
In our August Newsletter, we asked folks about their favorite types of festivals. The biggest vote getters were County Fairs and Rodeos followed by Car/Boat/Balloon/Air Shows. All of those folks will be extra happy this month because September kicks off the Fall 2017 festival season with a bunch of those types of fun events and more!... [See All of the September Events]

Tags: Texas Festivals | Fun Things to Do

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