If you can’t decide between the city or country for your next vacation, why not have the best of both with an RV rental in Irving, Texas? Conveniently located within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Irving is a modern, dynamic city with excellent public transportation. Texas is well known for its hospitality, and that goes for its substantial RV community too, making it a great place to rent an RV.
When you book an RV in Irving, you’ll be free to enjoy a whole host of cultural, sporting, educational and recreational activities, without the hassle of being in a huge city. If the great outdoors is more your thing, you won’t have to travel far to immerse yourself in nature, as Irving boasts 43 parks covering more than 2,000 acres for picnics, hiking, boating, fishing and swimming. Could there possibly be a better departure point for your RV rental in Texas?
The Great Outdoors
Dallas County is home to Cedar Hill State Park, which is only 20 minutes away from Irving, meaning you can head straight into vacation mode and relax before expanding your explorations. On the banks of the 7,500-acre Joe Pool Lake, the park offers 350 developed sites, 150 of which offer full hookups. You can hike or bike the DORBA trail (Dallas Off-road Biking Association) which crosses over 1,200 acres, cool off with a swim in the lake, or fish for catfish, crappie or bass. As the park is so near to the Metroplex, you’ll have no worries about stocking up on food and gas with a huge number of stores and gas stations just minutes away, making an Irving motorhome rental a hassle-free solution for a great vacation.
Another popular nearby outdoor location is the Dinosaur Valley State Park, which is located only 85 miles from Irving, in Glen Rose. Apart from discovering dinosaur tracks by the river, you can go swimming, hiking, biking and make a stop at the park shop which also sells camping supplies. The park has 46 sites available with partial hookups, and availability and reservations are available online.
An hour north of Irving is Ray Roberts Lake State Park, where you can swim, fish and enjoy the great outdoors. The lake features a full-service marina and you can also rent boats, kayaks and jet skis. There are some great trails, including the Greenbelt Corridor which runs from the dam at Ray Roberts Lake to Lake Lewisville.
With a large number of RV parks just a short distance from central Irving, you’ll have plenty of choices and all of the amenities you could ever possibly need within a short drive.
Shady Creek RV Park is in a nice location, so you can easily enjoy all Irving and Dallas have to offer without having to stay within the cities themselves. The park has a pool, WiFi and laundry facilities.
Farther north in Denton, the 55-acre Sanger/Denton North KOA can accommodate your Irving luxury RV rental, with big rig-friendly sites and 50 amp electrical hookups. Its proximity to nearby Ray Roberts Lake State Park could make it a good choice for those who enjoy water sports, hiking, boating and fishing, although there is also a pool on site for when you just want to take it easy. This resort also includes a pavilion for outdoor cooking and an amplified WiFi system.
Exploring the City
Irving is a lively, vibrant city which embraces its modernity while respecting its historical roots. There really is something for everyone. Sports fans will enjoy its championship golf courses, world-class equestrian center and watching games at the American Airlines Center multi-purpose arena. Sports like baseball, professional football, soccer, and ice hockey are in full swing in Irving, Texas.
Arts and culture fans will appreciate a visit to the Irving Arts Center, with its four galleries, two theaters and outdoor sculpture garden. There are also ballets, art museums, and symphonies. For a sprinkling of local history, be sure to visit the Texas Musicians Museum, Heritage House and the Mustangs of Las Colinas Exhibit as well as the popular Bear Creek Heritage Center.
If events like Comic Con and ZestFest are more your thing, be sure to check out the upcoming events at the Irving Convention Center. Or, try the 8,000-seater concert hall and amphitheater at the Toyota Music Factory complete with 25 restaurants and shopping complex situated in the upmarket, multi-purpose Las Colinas development. Las Colinas covers 12,000 acres and features special theater productions at its main stage site, while new and upcoming bands in town play at The Ranch. What’s more, Las Colinas offers a dazzling array of restaurants featuring a vast range of cuisines from Southern to Italian, Tex Mex, and bistro; whatever you’re craving, you’ll find it here.
So, with all that Irving has to offer, don’t delay, reserve your Irving RV rental now!