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The Oldest Fort West of the Mississippi: Presidio La Bahia

Presidio La Bahia
Just a short hike or bike ride away from Goliad State Park and Historic Site, along a marked trail, you will find another Texas historical gem: Presidio La Bahia, a Spanish fort established here in 1749 with Mission Espiritu Santo (which is at Goliad State Park) to prevent the encroachment of the Native Americans and French (and later the English and Americans). Today, it is the oldest fort standing West of the Mississippi River... [Read the full post]

Tags: Texas History | Historical Site Write-Ups | RV in South Texas

Visit the Birthplace of the Man Behind Cinco de Mayo: General Ignacio Zaragoza

Ignacio Zaragoza
General Ignacio Seguin Zaragoza was born in a house just outside the walls of Presidio La Bahia in 1829 (the same year that his community changed its name from La Bahia to Goliad). His father was a soldier at the presidio, and it was very common for children to spend their entire lives in the military community. Boys became soldiers and girls married soldiers. Ignacio Zaragoza was no exception to this rule... [Read the full post]

Tags: Texas History | Historical Site Write-Ups | RV in South Texas

Campground Tour: Goliad State Park and Historic Site, Goliad TX

Goliad State Park
Home to 18th century Mission Espiritu Santo, Goliad State Park and Historic Site is a must visit for anyone interested in Texas history. This CCC park features a replica Spanish mission, museum, hiking trails, fishing, kayaking, birdwatching and so much more just outside of historic Goliad, Texas... [Read the full post]

Tags: Texas Campground Write-Ups | Texas Campground Listings | RV in South Texas

Help Rebuild Stephen F Austin State Park!

Help Rebuild SFA State Park
In April 2016, Stephen F Austin State Park (also known by some as "SFA State Park") was temporarily closed due to flooding. Just as the park was scheduled to reopen, it was hit by another, much more devastating flood. The 2016 Memorial Weekend Flood submerged the entire park under 5-7 feet of water. In this video, we share with you some of the images taken of the park as the water levels began to recede, as well as some of the damage left behind, and what you can do to help rebuild the Park!...  [Read the full post]

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

RV Tour: 2017 Lance 1172 Truck Camper

2017 Lance 1172 Truck Camper
For a small RV, this truck camper is big on features! We thought it used the interior space extremely well, and the fact that it's a truck camper means you can take it anywhere! In this video, we give you a tour of the camper from RV Station in Katy, Texas. Our post also tells you what we like most about it... [Read the full post]

Tags: RV Tours | Truck Camper Tours

RV Tour: ATC Aluminum Toy Hauler

ATC Toy Hauler
While we were attending the Southwest RV Supershow in Dallas, we met Matt of Earth Motorcars who was nice enough to give us a tour of the new ATC Aluminum Toy Hauler Travel Trailer. This camper is customizable and super easy to clean. Our post also tells you what we like most about it... [Read the full post]

Tags: RV Tours | Travel Trailer Tours | Toy Hauler Tours

RV Tour: 2017 Airstream Basecamp (Model Debut!)

2017 Airstream Basecamp
The Basecamp is the newest travel trailer produced by Airstream. It is debuting in the market as we write this, and it caught our attention as soon as we laid eyes on it. This is probably about as close to a "go anywhere" camper as you will find. In this video, Brent from Airstream gives us a full tour from the Southwest RV Supershow in Dallas. Our post also tells you what we like most about it... [Read the full post]

Tags: RV Tours | Travel Trailer Tours

Campground Tour: Mountain Breeze Campground, New Braunfels TX

Mountain Breeze Campground
Since 1951, Mountain Breeze has been offering camping on the Guadalupe River in the Texas Hill Country. Mountain Breeze specializes in tent camping, but also has a handful of RV campsites with 30amp electric and water hookups...Live music and direct access to the river are part of the fun here... [Read the full post]

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

Interesting Folks: World Record Holder Steve The Grape Guy Spalding, Dallas TX

Steve the Grape Guy
Steve "The Grape Guy" Spalding is a close friend of Tom's from their college days at Blinn Jr College and Sam Houston State University. It was during their time in college that the guys realized Steve had excellent "mouth-eye" coordination and began challenging him to catch things that they threw at him using only his mouth. So far, Steve has set 4 World Records in Grape Catching!... [Read the full post]

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RV Tour: 2017 Cruiser South Fork Lawton Fifth Wheel

2017 Cruiser South Fork Lawton
We always appreciate when folks suggest an RV to add to our tours. This one comes by request from Lance on Facebook. In this video, we tour a 2017 Cruiser South Fork Lawton at Fun Town RV in Wharton, Texas. The "Texas" feel of the interior of this unit grabbed us right away. As with all of our RV Tours, our post also tells you what we like most about it... [Read the full post]

Tags: RV Tours | Fifth Wheel Tours

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