Head to Hill Country for hiking, biking, fishing, and horseback riding.
Busy, beautiful San Antonio is one of the United States’ most historic cities. A short drive from the Alamo and the River Walk, the Texas countryside offers fun, family-friendly camping. Stay close to the downtown San Antonio action in a comfortable city RV park. Or, get away from it all at rustic Hill Country tent sites or angler-friendly waterfront campgrounds. When the mercury rises, escape the heat at the city’s lakeside campgrounds. To the south, Calaveras Lake and Braunig Lake have basic tent and RV sites. Both parks offer boat ramps; bring your fishing gear and cast for catfish and bass. North of the city, the lakefront sites at Cranes Mill Park provide hookups and killer sunset views. Adventure-seekers should check out Guadalupe River State Park. From your campsite, you can go tubing on the river and mountain biking in the hills. At Government Canyon State Natural Area, 23 walk-in tent camping sites create a quiet vibe. Explore the canyons on 40 miles of trails. Experience the Hill Country magic at Hill Country State Natural Area. Here, you can explore the hills and canyons on horseback or bike. Book a primitive campsite or head into the backcountry for wild camping. Whether you choose a rustic site or an RV resort with full hookups, it’s safe to expect great weather. November through April are warm, and campsites are easy to come by. May through October are hot and busy—make reservations early to score the best sites.