It's the home of South by Southwest, quirky restaurants and a thriving arts scene, but beyond the borders of the Texas capital you'll also find places to indulge your passions, your palate and your spirit. So next time you're in the place known for "keeping it weird," by all means, experience the city - but give yourself time to journey a little deeper into the heart of the Lone Star State with a Texas RV rental from Cruise America.
Just an hour from Austin and set amid the Highland Lakes, Burnet is home to a beautiful, historic town square and the Canyon of the Eagles - a 940-acre preserve where bald eagles, black-capped vireo and golden-cheeked warblers nest.
Park your RV rental in Texas' renowned park and hike 14 miles of nature trails, enjoy a private beach and fishing pier, then cook your dinner over a campfire before heading to the observatory to gaze upon the beauty of the night sky. In the morning rent a boat and take to the water, do a little bird watching, or attend a nature talk and learn more about the canyon.
A little slice of Germany 70 miles west of Austin, Fredericksburg boasts more than 150 boutiques, art galleries and antique emporiums, as well as the National Museum of the Pacific War, the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm and Enchanted Rock - the second-highest granite dome in North America.
After a day of shopping, dining and sightseeing in Fredericksburg, it's easy to park your RV rental. Texas' Peach Country RV Park offers a peaceful night's sleep among the fragrant orchards. The next morning, visit Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park.
About an hour from Austin, New Braunfels is famous for its schnitzel and wurst, the Natural Bridge Caverns, Gruene Hall (Texas' oldest dance hall), and the world-famous Schlitterbahn Waterpark. With something for everyone in the family - and plenty of places to park your RV rental - Texas' friendliest German village may make you may want to spend a couple days meandering the charming streets and taking in the sights.
After all of your day trips, park your motorhome rental at Texas' Pecan Grove RV Park - one of the only RV parks in the heart of the city. Here you're just steps from the city's vibrant downtown, so stay a few days and paint the town red!