At Holiday World RV Supercenters we offer great RVs, great service, and all of the items you need to make your outdoor adventures a success. Now in the spirit of going the extra mile to partner with you in getting the most from your new or used RV — let’s look at some of the popular destinations waiting for you.
Space Center Houston
Just 30 minutes from the heart of Houston, the Space Center is not only one of the state’s most popular tourist attractions, it’s home to NASA’s Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center and Mission Control, the monitoring center for the agency’s manned space flights. It’s a fascinating insight into the operations of the world’s largest space program, with many exhibits, film shows, models, astronaut-related artifacts, and samples of moon rock on display in the Visitor Center. Other highlights include objects collected during the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo space programs, as well as a chance to dress up as an astronaut, experience a space simulator, and see real rockets.
Big Bend National Park
One of the most popular wilderness areas in Texas, Big Bend National Park is in the southwestern part of the state on the frontier with Mexico around the great bend in the Rio Grande from which it takes its name. Lying at altitudes of between 1,870 feet and 7,875 feet, it’s made up of three different zones: the valley of the Rio Grande, the desolate landscape of the Chihuahuan Desert, and the Chisos Mountains. It’s thanks to this diversity that the park is home to more than 400 species of birds, including golden eagles and roadrunners, along with more than 1,100 species of plants. The park boasts 240 miles of hiking trails, ranging from the five-mile-long Lost Mine Trail with its beautiful views to the 17-mile-long Window Trail through the Chisos Mountains (longer hikes are available, but should be done with an experienced guide). The other great attractions are the three canyons on the Rio Grande – the Mariscal, Boquillas, and Santa Elena Canyons – with their rock faces rising up to 1,650 feet above the river; and the Chisos Mountains with the 7,835-foot-tall Emory Peak and its wild gorges, precipitous rock faces, and gentle valleys. Hot Tip: A great way to experience the park is by boat, and a variety of river trips can be booked through the Panther Junction Park Headquarters.
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
If you’re looking to see some of the very best desert scenery in the US, be sure to visit Guadalupe Mountains National Park. In the northwestern corner of the state, approximately 100 miles east of El Paso, the park is home to an abundance of wildlife, including golden eagles. The landscape itself is stunning, especially around the towering El Capitan, as well as the Guadalupe Peak, the highest elevation in Texas. It’s also tremendously popular with hikers thanks to its more than 80 miles of trails through spectacular woodland canyons and lush springs. Hot Tip: Be sure to stop in at the Visitor Center in Pine Springs for information on the park, including details of hiking and biking trails.
Padre Island National Seashore
The world’s longest undeveloped barrier island, Padre Island is just a short drive south of Corpus Christi and stretches 70 miles from end-to-end. One of the most important conservation areas in Texas, Padre Island consists of more than 130,000 acres of beach, dunes, and grassland habitats and is home to rare sea turtles and countless migratory birds, making it a birder’s paradise (all told, 350 different species visit this stopover on the Central Flyway migratory route). The Malaquite Visitor Center is the best place to begin your visit of this beautiful coastal region of the Gulf of Mexico. It provides plenty of information, as well as assistance for those with mobility issues, including providing specially adapted beach wheelchairs.
Natural Bridge Caverns
Just a short drive from San Antonio, the spectacular Natural Bridge Caverns are part of a vast underground network consisting of more than 10,000 different stalactite formations. The largest such cave network in the US accessible to the public, Natural Bridge Caverns includes highlights such as the 40-foot-high King’s Throne, a massive wall of stalactites found in one of the largest caverns, the Castle of the White Giants. Taking its name from the huge 60-foot limestone bridge spanning its entrance, Natural Bridge Caverns also offers a number of other fun activities, including themed tours (try the excellent lantern tour for a real thrill), as well as a treetop climbing adventure across a sprawling network of ropeways, platforms, and zip lines.
Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge is a protected area in Randall County in the Texas Panhandle. Its shortgrass prairies spill into marshes, woodlands, riparian habitat, croplands, and water-carved canyon walls that together form 7,664 acres of homes for migratory and year-round wildlife. The area forms a habitat for black-tailed prairie dogs and burrowing owls, among many other species. Some 175 acres of the refuge carries the designation of National Natural Landmark.
The Grand Canyon and it’s breathtaking beauty stretch through Arizona. This National Park is RV and Camper friendly and a one of a kind place offering the opportunity to view wildlife, go hiking, boating, or just gaze across the mile deep canyon.
Redwood National Park
In contrast to the Grand Canyon in Arizona, the Redwood National Park in California allows you to commune with the tallest trees on earth. This RV welcome park has activities such as kayaking, horseback riding and hiking. just to name a few. You will be able to relax in comfort and ride in style whether you are traveling in one of our used rv specials or a new 2016 Keystone Montana.
If you have young ones with your, or are just young at heart – consider Fort Wilderness in Lake Buena Vista Fl. Fort Wilderness is a Disney World Resort camp ground equipped to handle the largest of RVs. The 750-acre forested area has everything you would expect from a Disney resort. Make your Disney vacation a unique and memorable experience by enjoying it with the comfort of your own RV.
If the tropical is what you are craving, consider RVing in Key West – The Florida Keys offer a unique tropical experience rarely found elsewhere. With several campgrounds for you to choose from, and activities such as fishing, diving, boating or just running your toes through the sand-Your RV can be your home away from home and the waves can lull you to sleep at night.
Crater Lake National Park
Find an amazing combination of high-cliffs and deep clear water – at Crater Lake National Park in Oregon. Whether spring is in the air or snow is on the ground—numerous activities including biking, swimming, hiking, and fishing are available to accompany the majesty of nature and the stunning beauty of this National Park.
Yellowstone National Park
With 12 Campgrounds to choose from and scenic wonders such as Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming will allow you to relax while surrounded by peaceful beauty. Bears and Bison are just some of the wildlife that you will find sprinkled throughout this Park. A popular destination for those RVing yellowstone offers many outdoor activities to make sure your trip is the RV trip of a lifetime.