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Discover Smithville

Located in a beautifully rural section of Bastrop County, the city of Smithville sits between the larger cities of Houston and Austin along the Highway 71 corridor. The town is known for having some of the nicest parks in the state, along with a large recreation center, an array of things to see and do, and some extremely friendly people, making it a popular spot to launch your outdoor adventure.

Smithville, TX was established in 1827 by Dr. Thomas Jefferson Gazley, who built the first house and established the first store. In 1887, a rail terminus was created, and the population began to grow.

The town of Smithville is so picturesque, it is hardly surprising that it was the setting for many motion pictures. The film that made the town most famous is the 1998 movie ‘Hope Floats’, starring Sandra Bullock.

Enjoy a self-guided movie tour around town seeking out the sights where filming took place. The Pocket Grill is a good place to stop if you are interested in some movie memorabilia.

The Great Outdoors

When you book an RV in Smithville, you will have access to several unique recreational locations, including beautiful Buescher State Park, which is located north of the city. A small but picturesque park that’s great for a short hike, bike ride or even a paddle across the lake on a warm day. Rent a canoe, go fishing in the well-stocked lake or simply relax in the many grassy areas, it is a lovely place to spend the day. For those experienced cyclists looking for some adventure, there is a popular 12-mile paved road between Buescher and Bastrop state parks which offers numerous winding hills.

The powerful Colorado River runs next to the town, and thanks to its lack of white-water hazards and slow-moving flow, is a popular river for boating. There are numerous river access points along the shore, including one in town. Park your RV rental from Smithville along the banks and hop in a canoe, kayak or raft and take to the waters.

Should you prefer to stay closer to town and you have a furry friend with you, then look no further than Doggy Bark Park, the one place within the town that is free from the leash law. Mans best friend is able to roam free on this open piece of land. The park also offers plenty of benches and restrooms should you need a break.

RV Parks

When you rent a motorhome in Smithville, you will need somewhere to park it for the night. The Smithville area caters to out-of-town visitors.

As the name suggests, Colorado Landing RV Park is located in the peaceful setting of the banks of the Colorado River, making it a popular spot for those looking to enjoy the great outdoors. The large sites offer full RV hookup, pull through and back in sites, and guests are able to enjoy the swimming pool and playground area. You’ll find everything you need for a great stay on your doorstep, with a short walk to the river bank, nearby golfing, restaurants, museums, boat rentals, cycle trails and more.

Heading north, just past Bastrop State Park, you’ll find HWY 71 RV park, which boasts both a country atmosphere and the convenience of being near a city. Offering 129 RV camping sites sitting on over 24 acres, the park is large and spacious, with stunning lake views and plenty of amenities including a salt water pool, work out center, WiFi, a weekend breakfast, 24-hour laundry and shower facilities, morning coffee, picnic pavilions and more.

If you are looking for something a little more rustic yet functional, park your Smithville trailer travel rental at Hwy 21 RV Park. At this park, you will be sharing a plot with storage units. The park does offer a game room, restroom and showers, laundry facility, playground, and a dog park.

Nearby Vernon Richard Riverbend Park is located along the lower Colorado River and is officially named after the cities former mayor, Vernon Richards. This site is ideal for those looking for shaded picnic areas and river views The fenced ‘Chuckwagon Square’, provides an ideal location for a party or family reunion. Sports lovers may also enjoy the 9-hole disc golf, softball field, and sand volleyball pits.

Exploring the City

There's a multitude of attractions located near Smithville that provide a variety of fun for folks of all ages. A more unique attraction is the fact that the town is home to Smitty, who once claimed the title of the largest Gingerbread Man in the world, standing at over 20 feet tall. The edible Gingerbread Man is no more, however, his double stands at the end of Main Street, and is quite a sight.

Rail enthusiasts will enjoy hopping on the line at James H Long Railroad Park, where you are able to go back to the 1880s. Walk through the museum that offers the opportunity to learn about the types of transport used during this time or meander through the many old train cars that still surround the depot.

Should it be a taste of the hot Texas sunshine that you are seeking, consider a luxury motorhome rental in Smithville. Enjoy the local cuisine, watch a sunset, and take in the jaw-dropping landscape. Rent an RV in Smithville, TX, and explore The Lone Star State!

Frequently Asked Questions

What are RV rentals?

Renting an RV lets you enjoy the flexibility of RV travel without all the costs and maintenance of ownership. With a rental, you can book the perfect rig for any trip just like you would a car or hotel. With Outdoorsy, you rent directly from the RV owner but get the backing of programs like roadside assistance, insurance, and stellar support from real, live people 24/7.

How much are average RV rentals?

On average, you can expect to pay between $75 and $150 per night to rent most small trailers and campervans. Larger trailers and motorhomes could cost $100 to $250 per night. Renting an RV for a longer time can be even more affordable–a week or month-long rental could average out to less than $60 per day.

Are there RV rentals with unlimited mileage?

Yes! Each RV owner can choose whether to offer unlimited miles on their vehicles. You’ll be able to see if unlimited mileage is an option on any listing you check out. If unlimited miles are not available, you’ll be able to see what is included with the base rate and what extra miles will cost.

Are RV rentals pet-friendly?

Many RV owners allow pets in their rentals. Be sure to check the listing to see if it’s an option for the rig you have your eye on. You’ll be able to see if there is an extra deposit or fee for pets before you request a booking.

Do RV rentals offer delivery?

Having an RV delivered to your home or destination is a great way to simplify your trip. Many RV owners offer delivery and setup services, usually for an extra fee or within a certain distance of their location. Each listing shows whether or not delivery is an option.

Are there RV rentals near me?

RV rentals are available all over the country! Whether you want to pick up an RV near home to set out an epic road trip or if you want to have one ready at your destination, you can search by location for any type of rig.

RV rental vs buying?

Renting an RV is an affordable way to get all the benefits of RV travel without the maintenance and overhead of ownership. It’s also a great way to try out the lifestyle and different types of rigs before you take the plunge and buy your own. Already own an RV? Consider renting yours out to bring in some extra income.

How many people can sleep in an RV?

Small travel trailers and campervans can usually sleep 2-4 people comfortably. Mid-size trailers and motorhomes usually sleep 4-8. Bigger rigs often sleep 6-10, some even 12!

Why choose Outdoorsy vs Craigslist or Airbnb?

Security, for one. Outdoorsy helps protect RV owners and renters with excellent support and insurance options, and a secure platform for listings, communication, and payments. There are plenty of other reasons though, like roadside assistance, detailed listings, and a wide variety of RVs to choose from.

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Have an RV delivered directly to your home and start your adventure from your front door—or add a spare room for family to stay while they’re in town.

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