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Brackenridge Main Event Center

You won't be better situated within two hours' of Houston, Corpus Christi, and the Gulf Coast beaches than when you camp at Brackenridge Main Event Center. With two RV campgrounds, you'll have options, whatever your motorhome camping needs. If you prefer leafy spots shaded by oak and pecan trees, the Brackenridge Campground offers abundant options. At the Texana campground, you can pick a campsite on the Lake Texana cove. Campsites come in full or water/electric hookup configurations with 50/30/20 amp service. And whichever spot you end up in, you get access to a picnic table, BBQ grill, and a fire ring. Both campgrounds have comfort stations with restrooms and showers. A laundry room is located in Brackenridge Campground, while dump stations are available in both campgrounds.The facilities at Brackenridge Main Event Center are wide-ranging, able to accommodate large gatherings, events, or special occasions like trade fairs, business conferences, and weddings. And there are heaps of activities on-site that Edna campers of all ages will find hard to resist. Introduce young visitors to the beauty of nature at the Nature Center, or to more exhilarating activities on the hike and bike trails. Kayak rentals let you sneak up on lake wildlife while piers offer the optimum location to fish for bass, crappie, and bream. There's also a 12.5-mile trail through wooded areas and open grasslands ideal for the equestrian camper.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Attwater’s prairie-chicken once numbered over a million in the coastal prairies of southeast Texas, but conversion to farmland due to expanding European settlements in the 19th century almost decimated the population of these fascinating birds. The Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge is meant to protect their vulnerable population, but the wildflower-dotted fields also harbor 250 other bird species that include fulvous and black-bellied whistling ducks in the wetlands, white-tailed hawks, and roseate spoonbills in the refuge impoundments. Book an RV rental near Brackenridge Main Event Center and add species to your birding list.When camping with an RV in Edna, you're well placed to enjoy sun and sand at Matagorda Beach, 90 minutes' drive from the Brackenridge Main Event Center. Over 20 miles of beach open up to vehicles while the beach on the other side of the Colorado River is only accessible by watercraft. Camping on Matagorda Beach is possible if you can find a durable enough surface to park on, as the beach is notorious for its soft sand. (Historical ships have run aground in the vicinity.) Swimming, beachcombing, and paddling in Matagorda Bay are popular activities here.At the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, it's the whooping cranes that are given special attention when they flock here in winter. Before conservation efforts, the birds numbered only 15, but now the population has rebounded to a healthy 500+. Plan your trip between December and February to watch them feed in the marshes by day. You can also spy on 400 other avian residents and migrants from the auto tour loop or refuge trails.

Exploring the Area

While RV camping in Edna, you can get a taste of the area's history. Edna marks the start of the "LaSalle Odyssey" that takes you to seven museums beginning at Texana Museum on Wells Street. The museum tells the story of the native Karankawa and the role they played in the La Salle expedition. Other exhibits on display include early Jackson County relics, a mastodon's jaw, and a 300-year-old violin. If you want to see artifacts from the La Belle shipwreck dug out from the bottom of Matagorda Bay, step inside the Matagorda County Museum in Bay City to see bronze cannons and navigational instruments that came from the ship.Though the Spanish explorers and missionaries are long gone, the restored Mission Espíritu Santo remains, its whitewashed walls hard to overlook as the centerpiece of the Goliad State Park & Historic Site. The San Antonio River skirts the park and yields sunfish, bass, and catfish.Alternatively, float on canoe or kayak on the six-mile Goliad Paddling Trail. Put-in is upstream, at the High­way 59 bridge or Ferry Street Landing. On land, explore the 2.5-mile Angel of Goliad Hike and Bike Trail or stroll along the riverside walk or Aranama Trail near the mission.Rent a camper near Brackenridge Main Event Center and round out your journey with a glass of wine. The Texas Gulf Coast is no Hill Country, but Jackson County boasts homegrown wines with a vineyard in Lolita. Lenoir, Blanc du Bois, and native Mustang grapes are grown on the estate and form part of the tasting room menu.Lots of wildlife, a touch of history, and a sip of wine make this southeast Texas adventure unforgettable. Find a family-friendly campground on the Texas Gulf Coast today, book a rental RV in Edna, Texas, and savor the good life.


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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.