Places We’ve Been

Blogs dedicated to the RV parks, campgrounds, and other attractions that we have visited

Buc-ee's Meme

Buc-ee’s Travel Center: A Texas Icon And RV Tradition

If you are traveling through Texas, you will eventually run across a Buc-ee’s Travel Center. As a matter of fact, you have probably already seen the billboard that says, ” Buc-ee’s just ahead. Only 215 more miles. You can hold it.” Buc-ee’s is well known for sparkling clean restrooms, unique snacks, and plenty of room for you RV. There is a tradition amongst RVers and Buc-ee’s. When you get a new RV or camper, you …

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Texas RV Camping

RV Camping In Texas, Our Top 5 Favorite Destinations

Texas is not only well known for longhorns and Buc-ee’s, it is also well known for excellent camping destinations. If you are planning to do any RV camping in Texas, you’re going to need some time and a sense of adventure. Texas is the 2nd largest state in the United States, behind Alaska which is the largest. Because Texas is such a huge state, it has some of the best RV campgrounds and State Parks. …

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Fort Travis Park And Other Free Things To Do In Galveston

Are you looking for free things to do in Galveston? Fort Travis Park is just one of many free things we found to do on our last trip to the island. Free is good, right? We all love free. I believe everybody is always searching for ways to save money on vacation, whether it be for a week or just a weekend trip. While Galveston is full of tourist attractions that will make you dig …

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Surfside Beach RV Parks

Your Guide To Surfside Beach RV Parks And Local Restaurants

Surfside Beach is located 65 miles south of Houston, Texas. It is a well known beach to locals so it’s not quite as busy as Galveston Beach. There is no seawall filled with tourist attractions but there are some great restaurants and plenty of places to camp. We usually see several RVs boondocking right on the beach. That’s free camping at it’s best. If you are looking for something more on the lines of concrete …

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Brazoria Lakes RV Resort

Brazoria Lakes RV Resort: Exploring Our Own Back Yard

You would be amazed at what you can find right in your own backyard. Not the backyard of your house, per say, but right in your own community. Brazoria Lakes RV Resort is literally right down the street from where we live. When I say “down the street”, I mean within 2 miles. I pass it everyday on my way to work and never realized what was behind those gates. I guess after awhile things …

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Bug'N Out Rv'N Bridge Bait, Freeport, TX

Hanging Out at Bridge Bait, Freeport, Texas

If you ever find yourself traveling on Hwy. 332 through Freeport, Texas, take a few minutes to stop in to Bridge Bait. It is tucked just under the bridge that spans the Intercoastal Waterway from Freeport to Surfside Beach. Bridge Bait is a great place to fish from the pier, watch the pelicans, or watch the massive barges pass by on their way to the local chemical plants. As you walk in, there are coolers …

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Sommerville Lake

Somerville Marina and Campground, Somerville, Texas

Somerville Marina and Campground was the first place we visited when we picked our 2018 Kodiak from the dealer. We had drove through the park a few months before on our way home from staying at another park. The park host was kind enough to let us scope out the RV spots to find the perfect spot. The park is a little older than most but has several RV spots to choose from. The first …

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Barefoot RV Park

Barefoot RV Park and Campground, The Hill Country’s Hidden Gem

Nestled deep in the heart of Hill Country Texas lies an RV park second to none. So far, Barefoot RV Park and Campground has to be one our most favorite getaways to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Barefoot offers picturesque views, majestic cliffsides, and a peaceful serenity most people only dream of. It is located in Bend, Texas, on the banks of the Colorado River somewhere between Lampasas, Texas and San Saba, …

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Hi-Lo Classic

Our First RV, Let The Exciting Journey Begin

If you’re like most people, when it comes time to upgrade from a tent to a more accommodating RV, you either hit social media or the internet looking for a great deal on a used RV. In 2016, Kellie and I did just that. After countless hours of searching our local communities trying to find something to fit our budget, we found one located around 200 miles away. There is a huge market for RV’s …

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Oak Thicket Park, Our Amazing Weekend at the Lake

This summer, Kellie and I were in need of a much deserved weekend off from our home rebuild. We had been plugging away at it non-stop for a few months. We decided to look for a cabin for rent on a lake somewhere and after several hours of searching the internet, we found one available at Oak Thicket Park in Fayetteville, Texas. This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying …

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