2017 Dutchmen Aspen Trail
2017 Dutchmen Aspen Trail
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In the heart of miles and miles of golden fields speckled with deep green, the town of Giddings, Texas, is a great place to rent an RV. Here you’ll not only get the charming small town experience, but you’ll also be able to visit places such as the big city of Houston, the state capital that is Austin and the River Walk in San Antonio, neither of which are very far from your travel trailer rental in Giddings.
For some recreation and fun in the Texas sun, both Sam Houston National Forest and Davy Crockett National Forest are fairly close to your luxury RV rental in Giddings, and so is the beautiful turquoise body of water known as the Gulf of Mexico. Even closer destinations include the historic sites in La Grange, Round Top’s many antique shops, and Bastrop, the filming location for a whole bunch of films, such as the original The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and The Tree of Life. It’s not hard to get around with your RV trailer rental in Giddings either, seeing as US Route 77 and 290 conveniently run through the town.
No matter what your outdoor passion is, you’ll most likely find something that floats your boat at Lake Somerville State Park & Trailway. Indeed, you can go boating - and kayaking and canoeing - on the beautiful lake, which is also excellent for fishing and swimming, although maybe not at the same time. On dry land, there are miles of lovely trails, great for both hiking and biking, and there are sites for picnics, horseshoeing, and volleyball; a visit here can be a fantastically fun day out for the whole family.
Another terrific area to visit when you rent a motorhome in Giddings is Bastrop State Park, a lovely spot with both pines and oaks, as well as grassland and shrub that you can hike through. When you’ve done enough swimming, fishing, and picnicking for the day, why not sit back and relax in the sun while trying to spot a squirrel or an armadillo. There are also scavenger hunts, a fun experience for kids of all ages.
There are animals to be spotted in Mustang Island State Park too, also fairly easy to reach with your motorhome rental in Giddings. Here you can go birding and perhaps cross some species off your list, or catch a glimpse of a rice rat or a grasshopper mouse in the sand dunes. Apart from beach activities such as surfing, swimming, and basking in the sun, there are plenty of fun methods you can use for fishing here: how about surf or kayak fishing? Don’t worry; there’s casting too in case your inner daredevil and angler don’t go that well together.
There’s a handful of places to park your RV rental near Giddings, Texas. S&H RV Park, under 20 minutes' drive away, is one of them and here you can try your luck in the fishing pond, and there are also full hookups and lots of opportunities to relax and recharge your batteries. Even closer to your best RV rental in Giddings, you’ll find South Forty RV Park, which can offer full hookups, laundry facilities, and a swimming pool, as well as Wi-Fi so that you easily can catch up with everyone back home.
After a 20-minute drive in the other direction, you’ll arrive at Sonny’s RV Park where you’ll have access to full hookups, laundry and shower facilities as well as a clubhouse. For your other needs, such as food, snacks, and gas for the RV, there are a whole bunch of gas stations and grocery stores in Giddings, including a Walmart with a parking lot where you might be able to stay the night.
Why not park your RV rental in Giddings, TX and have a stroll around the beautiful town while taking in the stunning vistas. If you’re interested in sewing, you can’t miss the quilt shops. These cozy, friendly establishments have an abundance of fabrics and supplies - and can be paradise for the quilt enthusiast. Should you belong in this category but not have the time or skills for quilt making, there are lovely, finished quilts for sale too.
For anyone who wants to gain some insight into the history of the area, a visit to the Texas Wendish Heritage Museum could be fun. This museum tells you all about the history of the Texas Wends, who were Slavic immigrants originating from eastern Germany. There’s a complex of buildings such as old school buildings and also farming equipment, old relics, and wedding dresses on display. If you want to know even more, there are a library, archives, and a gift shop on site.
If you haven’t had enough of the Wendish, there’s an annual festival dedicated to celebrate the fascinating history and heritage of the Wends with guest speakers and live music. Lee County Fair is another annual event, where you can enjoy a parade and live music as well as various contests. For tummy fuel, there’s everything from fast food to fine dining with Mexican and Chinese cuisines, and of course, you can also get a big, juicy steak.
Doesn’t this mix of relaxation, adventure, and city life sound like the ideal vacation? If you’re of the same opinion, go book an RV in Giddings ASAP and tell your friends and family that they can expect a quilt for their next birthday. Don’t forget your sunglasses.