Boat across huge reservoirs, fish the Guadalupe River, or explore the Gulf of Mexico near Victoria.
Camp under the starry Texas sky in Victoria, a friendly town on the Guadalupe River. There’s a campsite for every taste—pitch your tent on the plains or book a lakeside RV park. Just 30 miles away, oceanfront campgrounds line the Gulf of Mexico. With the hot Texas summers and mild winters, camping is possible year-round. If you like your camping with a little luxury, check out the RV resorts near town. Amenities like Wi-Fi and hot showers keep you comfortable after a day in the sun. Near the Athey Nature Area, the city-run Victoria RV park has 18 pull-thru spaces. A few steps away, you can hike, bike, and golf. Explore 61 miles of shoreline at Coleto Creek Park. Select RV sites with hookups and picnic tables, or go rustic with primitive tent sites. Families love the park for its lighted fishing pier, sandy beaches, and playgrounds. Craving cool sea breezes? An hour south, Goose Island State Park provides bayfront and forested campsites. Fishing, birdwatching, and boating are popular in the park. Nearby, hike and bike through the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. Get ready for the heat from April through October; temperatures stay in the 80s and 90s. Book or arrive early to find shaded campsites. Winters are cooler but pleasant, with the weather in the 60s. A mid-weight jacket is all you need to stay warm around the evening campfire.