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Marquee On the Bay RV Resort

Between Galveston and Houston, the Marquee On the Bay RV Resort is a waterfront RV park that offers panoramic views across the Dickinson Bayou. It’s renowned for its quiet resort atmosphere, salty sea breezes, and excellent fishing, with several wildlife refuges and nature centers just a short drive away.RV camping at Marquee On the Bay RV Resort includes access to 80 full hookup RV sites, with 30 or 50-amp electrics available. All of the sites are equipped with patios and can accommodate big rigs, plus an additional two vehicles. Cable TV and Wi-Fi are included in the rates, and a swimming pool offers a respite from the Texas heat. Campers can enjoy access to clean bathrooms and showers, as well as laundry facilities if you need to catch up on your washing.



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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.

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

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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

Camping at Marquee On the Bay RV Resort is a good base for exploring Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge, which was established in 1969 to provide habitat for wintering waterfowl. It encompasses over 44,000 acres of salt marshes and a freshwater slough, which attracts snow geese, Canada geese, and sandhill cranes. While exploring the trails and coastal wetlands, keep your eyes peeled for a variety of nesting birds, such as white ibis, roseate spoonbill, and scissor-tailed flycatchers, as well as black skimmers and seaside sparrows.Closer to the Marquee On the Bay RV Resort is the Armand Bayou Nature Center, which sprawls across 2,500 acres a short drive north. It’s the largest urban wilderness preserve in the United States, with a landscape that includes wetlands, forest, and prairie. Aside from over 370 species of resident mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, more than 200 migratory bird species also visit on their annual journey. Hiking trails wind through the preserve while kayaking, canoeing, and boat trips access the surrounding waters. You can learn about the area’s ecology at the education center or delve into the local history at the late-19th-century Martyn Family Farm site.If you drive directly west of Marquee On the Bay RV Resort, you’ll arrive at the Brazos Bend State Park. This 4,897-acre reserve sprawls along the Brazos River, with large tracts of coastal prairie, wetlands, and bottomland forest. More than 300 species of resident and migratory bird species have been recorded within the state park, as have white-tailed deer, nine-banded armadillo, and North American river otter. Also within the park is the George Observatory, which is renowned for the meteorite exhibit in its Challenger Learning Center. If you’re into stargazing, visit after dark to peer through one of the three domed telescopes that are operated by the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

Exploring the City

Campsites at Marquee On the Bay RV Resort are just ten minutes' drive from Dickinson, which is home to a couple of supermarkets where you can stock up on groceries. There are also gas stations here if you need to fill up your RV rental and a good choice of dining establishments for those nights when you don’t feel like cooking.A 30-minute drive south of Marquee On the Bay RV Resort is the port city of Galveston, which lies along the Gulf Coast of Texas. It’s home to fine museums and family-friendly attractions that include the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier. Get your thrills on the rollercoasters and swing rides before exploring the giant glass pyramids of Moody Gardens. Aside from an aquarium and a rainforest exhibit, it also features several engaging science-themed displays. History buffs shouldn’t miss a visit to the Bishop’s Palace, a Victorian mansion that was constructed between 1887 and 1893 on a design by local architect Nicholas J. Clayton. Join a guided tour to explore its four floors, with highlights including the dining room and the stain-glass windows of the chapel.Drive in the other direction from Marquee On the Bay RV Resort, and you’ll arrive in Houston, home to the ever-popular Houston Museum of Natural Science. It’s one of the most visited museums in the United States, with exhibits that range from wildlife to paleontology and astronomy. You can admire the vast collection of artwork on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, or follow in the footsteps of NASA at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. Behind-the-scenes tram tours offer a fascinating insight into the landmark events that have taken place here, including a visit to the famous Mission Control Room where NASA led the Gemini and Apollo missions.Whether you want to bird watch in the Gulf of Mexico reserves or learn about NASA’s space explorations, book an RV rental in Galveston County and start planning your visit.


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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.