Looking for a relaxing place to camp near McAllen, Texas? In the nearby city of Mission, Split Rail RV Park is a 55+ park that’s open all year round. From here, you’ll be just a short drive from state parks with beautiful scenery and budding wildlife. The surrounding area offers many recreational activities, and there are several city attractions to keep you busy in McAllen.While camping at Split Rail RV Park, you can make use of the park’s facilities, including a swimming pool, jacuzzi, and outdoor games. The on-site activity center hosts organized activities and gatherings. Other facilities include a library, a puzzle room, and a butterfly garden. Plus, there’s a designated dog park for your furry friend.There are over 200 spacious campsites at Split Rail RV Park, all of which are paved and equipped with full hookups (30/50 amps) and concrete patios. While RV camping at Split Rail RV Park, guests also have access to the park’s WiFi and cable TV so you can keep connected and stay up to date with your favorite shows.
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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 host or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.
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Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.
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Rent a camper near Split Rail RV Park, and you’ll be on the doorstep of Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park. It’s one of the greatest places in the state for birding, so don’t forget to pack your binoculars. A mix of subtropical and migratory birds, totaling over 360 species, have been spotted within the park. Head to the Hawk Observation Tower for the best chance of sighting rare species. There’s something to do on the ground, too, because Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park is also home to bobcats, javelinas, and many colorful butterflies. You can search for these critters using the park’s seven-mile hiking and biking trail network. Plus, wheelchair users have 1.8 miles of accessible trail.Another place you can take your Mission camper rental is Falcon State Park. Stretched across the US-Mexican border, this state park is the perfect place to relax during Texas’ mild winter months. On the lake, you can canoe, kayak, or launch a boat. Otherwise, settle into a comfortable lakeside spot or go for a dip in the 84,000-acre lake. Anyone who likes a treasure hunt can take on the park’s geocaching activities or learn about the park’s flora and fauna in the visitor center.Wildlife and nature enthusiasts should also visit Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge. It’s less than 90 minutes' drive away from the RV parks in Mission. The refuge is made up of sandy beaches, mudflats, wetlands, and coastal prairie. It’s also home to the endangered ocelot, many amphibians, and land mammals. You can explore the park’s nature trails to join a tour with a park ranger.
When you’ve finished exploring the great outdoors, you can take advantage of some of the nearby attractions. The largest city in the region, McAllen, is just a short distance away when you’re camping at Split Rail RV Park. Drop into town for a bite to eat, and you’ll find a wide selection of Mexican and American restaurants as well as international menus, coffee shops, and bakeries. In the evenings, you can enjoy the nightlife at a stylish bar or taste one of the local beverages in a traditional pub.If you want to do some shopping during your RV rental vacation, head directly to McAllen’s downtown area, also called the Business District. The streets here are lined with independently-owned stores and boutiques. There are a number of discount stores and wholesalers so you can find everything from home furnishings to vintage clothing. McAllen also offers a handful of shopping malls, plazas, and supermarkets where you can pick up familiar brand names. For a truly local experience and the freshest ingredients, visit the McAllen farmers' market. It’s held on Saturday mornings throughout the year. In addition to fresh and locally grown foods, you can also find handmade crafts and organic products.Other local highlights include McAllen's outdoor entertainment, such as movie nights and Thai Chi classes, which take place in the city’s urban parks. Another favorite is Sunset Live, a monthly event that’s held outside the McAllen Convention Center. Bring a picnic blanket or your favorite camping chair and listen to live music performed by regional bands. On these evenings, you can also browse the booths in a pop-up artisans’ market and purchase refreshments from a food truck.For anyone traveling with kids, the International Museum of Art and Science is a must-see. The museum is set up with multiple interactive exhibitions that should entertain and educate the little ones. Learn about healthy eating by picking veggies at the indoor garden, find out what it’s like to be in a real-life video game, and see science in action. Adults and art lovers can also appreciate the museum’s collection of Latin American artwork and sculpture garden.However you choose to spend your vacation at an RV park in South Texas, you’re sure to bring back a suitcase full of fun memories.
What type of RV should I choose?
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.
Do the RVs have bathrooms?
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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