Are you searching for an unforgettable, romantic and wild destination to explore? Well, look no further -- book an RV in San Antonio, Texas! This urban megaregion has it all: exotic thrills, picturesque natural areas, electrifying nightlife, great eats, and much more. Located in the southwestern corner if the Texas Triangle, this city is only a stone’s throw from Austin, the state’s capital. San Antonio is also the second biggest city in Texas and all of the southern states. It accommodates one of the busiest terminals, the San Antonio International Airport (SAT). Not just for airline passengers, the SAT also houses the Texas Air Museum at Stinson Field. Visitors will find a diverse collection of aircraft, vehicles, uniforms, weapons, and other historical artifacts. Getting around with a rental RV trailer in San Antonio is no trouble, and there’s a multitude of mass transit options including taxi, bus, and Amtrak train.
The Great Outdoors
Southern Texas is a wild frontier full of parks, trails and wildlife that will strike a sense of wonder in any visitor. RV rentals in San Antonio make it easy to explore these natural gems, many right in the city. The Government Canyon State Natural Area sits on the north side of the city. The park stretches over 12,000 acres of rugged hills and canyons. The area acts as a natural recharge zone to protect and purify San Antonio’s drinking water. There are over 40 miles of trails for hiking and biking with spectacular scenery, including a trek to see dinosaur tracks more than 110 million years old! Just outside of San Antonio in Fredericksburg is Old Tunnel State Park. The park gets its name from the abandoned railroad tunnel on the property. It’s a great destination for wildlife viewing, especially bats! The old tunnel is home to more than 3 million bats. The best time for viewing their emergence are evenings in May through October.
Park your San Antonio rental camper and beat the heat in one of the best watering holes in the south at the Guadalupe River State Park. With more than 4 miles of river frontage, there’s plenty of room for everyone on the water for some swimming, fishing, or canoeing. The park includes more than 13 miles of trails for hikers, bikers, and horses. It’s also an RV friendly area with full water and electric campsites. Plus, the park is only 50 minutes outside of San Antonio in Spring Branch. An hour east, in Gonzales, lies a tropical paradise in the center of Texas, Palmetto State Park. Many water sources converge in this area, including the San Marcos River. Its lush ecosystem is home to a wide array of flora and fauna along the river, lake, and swamps, including the park’s signature plant, the Dwarf Palmetto. This spot is also RV friendly, offering campsites with full hookups, lantern posts, outdoor grills, and fire rings to set up your rental RV.
San Antonio is a safe haven for RV renters, with more than 2 dozen RV parks sprinkled throughout the city. Traveler's World RV Resort is centrally located, and only 3 miles from the unforgettable Alamo and iconic River Walk. The pet-friendly resort boasts private picnic tables, complimentary cable and WiFi, hot tub, game room and playground. Traveler’s is more than a place to park your rental RV trailer. In season, they have a packed social calendar with activities for guests and families to enjoy. Admiralty RV Resort is another highly rated place to take a San Antonio rental RV. It’s only a mile from legendary Sea World and they offer a free shuttle to and from. Lackland AFB is only eight miles away, and the resort offers a military discount to all active duty and retired service members. You should also consider taking a San Antonio luxury RV rental to Greenlake RV Resort, where quality and care are key. The services and amenities offered are top-notch, and the location is peaceful and serene, making your stay a high-end experience.
If you’re looking to venture outside the city, there are plenty of options. South, near the Choke Canyon Reservoir, is the Big Mesquite RV Park, in Three Rivers. The park sits on 25 spacious acres of shady mesquite trees. Amenities include sprawling front lawns for each site, playground, dog park, laundry facilities, large showers, and park-wide WiFi. To the east of San Antonio lies Texas Hill Country. Cruise your motorhome rental through the gorgeous rugged terrain to Parkview Riverside RV Park. Open year-round, this park is meticulously maintained to showcase its scenic beauty. The area sits on the chilly, spring-fed Frio River directly across from the Garner State Park, the most popular state park in Texas.
Exploring the City
San Antonio is one of the best-known cities in Texas. You won’t soon forget your trip to the Alamo Mission. Originally a built by the Spanish as an educational compound for Native Americans, it later became the site of the historical Battle of the Alamo during the Mexican-American War. The San Antonio River winds through the heart of the city. It is the centerpiece for the area’s most iconic attraction, the River Walk. This incredible feature is a park made up of a network of walkways along the river, winding throughout the city center. This urban waterway is world-famous for a romantic atmosphere, award-winning culinary scene, and exotic nightlife! Other popular San Antonio attractions include the zoo, aquarium, botanical gardens, the Natural Bridge Caverns, the DoSeum, Aquatica, and SeaWorld. Start your search for an RV in San Antonio and get ready to see all this exciting city has to offer.