The town of Celina was not established until 1876, and the railway came through town in 1902. It was at this point that the residents moved from ‘Old Celina’ eastward towards the railway tracks, which is where the Town Square stands today.
Celina almost seems to be surrounded by endless miles of farms and ranches, yet is still close to everything. It is situated in the center of North Texas' favorite communities including Gunter, Prosper, and McKinney. It is only 20 miles north of Frisco, and both Dallas, and Gainesville are less than an hour drive away. Take a look at the huge range of RV rentals available in Collin County and book yours today and start that long overdue family adventure.
The Great Outdoors
Within the town itself, Celina has a number of great parks and outdoor spaces to make use of, so you won't have to stray far from where you picked up your Celina travel trailer rental. Founders Station Park is located in the heart of downtown and features a tennis court, playground, picnic tables, and basketball courts. Old Celina Park is the jewel of town parks and is the home to most of the sporting events the town holds, with many sports fields and pitches. There is also a catch and release fishing pond.
Just a short drive away in your camper rental from Celina is Ray Roberts Lake State Park, which contains Ray Roberts Lake itself. The beautiful lakeside destination is ideal if you are looking to relax and unwind and just enjoy nature. Alternatively, a number of activities can be enjoyed in park, such as cycling, hiking, canoeing, and horseback riding, but fishing has the be the favorite, with a marina, boat ramps, and even a fish cleaning station to make use of.
Golf enthusiasts flock to Wynnwood Park every year to make use of the Tribune Golf Club and new 18-hole course-The Old American, one of the best golf courses in Texas. For those who would rather leave the golf clubs in their RV rental from Celina, Texas, the park is still well worth a visit, with 600 acres of recreational space to enjoy and a three-mile shore front trail, perfect for taking in the wetlands scenery.
Shark Tooth RV park offers a great experience to all those that stay there after getting an RV rental from Celina. One of the biggest draws is its location next to the Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch, which is an educational attraction for both kids and adults. The onsite restaurant allows for Al fresco dining with two rescued black bears, which for most will be a truly unique experience! There is an onsite storm shelter for safety, and well as a range of handy storage options.
The huge Good Shepherd RV park is also very close to town and has around 200 RV sites, so plenty of room for those looking to park up and explore the local area. Facilities include laundry and shower, an amenity center, and WiFi connectivity. The resort is nestled between trees and lakes and is a good option for an RV rental from Celina TX.
Another option is Shady Creek RV park, just off of Highway 380. The large RV camping sites here are full hook-up and come with complimentary WiFi, laundry facilities, and a dog park. Throughout the year Shady Creek plays host to a number of events including movie nights under the stars, craft beer tasting, cupcake decorating and much more.
Exploring the City
The Historic Downtown Square remains at the heart of the city and offers visitors dining, shopping, and green space, all of which are within walking distance of the Pavilion on the Square. The town is filled with some great eateries from a range of cuisines including candy stores, tex-mex, coffee and cake shops, American, and many others, so visitors will never go hungry.
Throughout the year, the community and visitors get together for a range of events. One of the favorite events is Movie Night on the Square. The movies are free of charge, on the area just north of the pavilion, just bring your own blanket and chair and take a look at the schedule of movies.
One of the most well-known annual events is CajunFest, while other events include Parkfest, Farmer’s Markets, Christmas on the Square and many others. No matter what time of the year you visit Celina, there's going to be something for everyone.