Tee Off with Texas RV Camping & Golf

Deep in the heart of Texas there are hundreds of public golf courses just waiting to rev up your RV camping vacation. With more than seven hundred courses to choose from, you could golf and camp full-time, or simply set up an impressive golfing itinerary for a shorter vacation. Here are top picks for Texas public golf courses situated near excellent RV camping.

Texas Star Golf Course – Euless

Located on the north side of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Euless, Texas is home to top-ranked Texas Star Golf Course. RV travelers who love to play golf will enjoy the woodsy feel of this par 71 course featuring several natural rises in elevation, creek-side play and expansive greens. The DFW area offers dozens of RV camping choices, from high-end RV resorts to cozy campgrounds on the banks of one of the area’s many lakes.

The Golf Club at Fossil Creek – Fort Worth

Another highly-rated golf course in the DFW area is Fossil Creek, designed by Arnold Palmer. Park your RV at a Fort Worth campground and then come play 18 holes on this par 72 course. It’s blessed with enough challenge to keep every golfer in your foursome paying attention. Rolling hills, a scenic creek and lush, Texas-sized trees make playing a round on Fossil Creek a memorable experience.

Tribute Golf Club – The Colony

The Colony, on the shores of Lake Lewisville north of Dallas, is home to two outstanding courses. Book a site at your favorite DFW RV resort and then book a tee time at Tribute Golf Club, named #1 by Golf Digest for three years in a row. Golfers who enjoy Scottish style golf will be thrilled to discover the rugged, picturesque beauty of one of the best courses this side of Scotland.

Old American Golf Club – The Colony

Adjacent to The Tribute on the shores of Lake Lewisville, the Old American Golf Club was designed to offer a classic American golf experience. Windswept greens and natural bunkers are just two of the ways the course designers worked to create golf as it was played in the early 1900s. Old American is a semi-private course, so check the website for dress code and tee time opportunities.

Brackenridge Park – San Antonio

Not only will RV campers in San Antonio love the wide range of campgrounds available, they’ll also love the golfing experience at Brackenridge Park. Part of the Alamo City Golf Trail, this historic course gives golfers the feel of a city park combined with the thrill of championship golf.

Quarry Golf Club – San Antonio

With the back nine set in a one-hundred-year-old rock quarry, this San Antonio course offers Texas campers a unique golfing experience. Plan to play at least one round on the Quarry when you’re camping in San Antonio—it’s known among top golfers as one of the most memorable courses in Texas. Use this guide to book your San Antonio area campsite now.

Starting to get the picture that RV camping in Texas can include great golfing adventures? These are just six of the courses that top golfers have named best in the state. Book your Texas RV rental soon, pack your favorite clubs and get ready to play at the best courses the Lone Star State has to offer.

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Florida RV Golfing

Vacationers who love the thought of hitting the links, and then relaxing in a comfortable RV will find plenty to make them happy in sunny Florida. The Sunshine State caters to avid golfers, and RV resorts including or within walking distance of golf courses abound to keep us coming back. Here’s a list of just a few of the Florida RV campgrounds with golf courses on-site or nearby.

Fabulous Florida RV Golfing Destinations
Within sight of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Titusville, Florida is home to The Great Outdoors, an RV nature and golf resort. In addition to tree-shaded campsites, this Central Florida resort includes a championship 18-hole golf course. This huge resort also includes private fishing lakes, a fitness center and other unique amenities.

Also in Central Florida, Grand Lake Golf & RV Resort offers RV campers a wide selection of campsites, surprisingly hospitable services and a challenging 9-hole golf course. No wonder it was rated “One of the Top Nine Resorts” by USA Today! You’ll find this resort in Citra, located between Ocala and Gainesville.

Deer Creek RV Golf Resort in Davenport is home to palm tree shaded campsites, a fabulous clubhouse and a respectable 18-hole executive golf course. Primarily a retirement community, Deer Creek does offer daily rentals, as well.

For a fun-filled weekend for the whole family, try Okeechobee KOA. There’s a 9-hole par 34 golf course to keep golfers happy while the rest of the family fishes, swims, boats or plays tennis. Did we mention there are three pools, tennis courts and an outdoor movie theater? This is definitely an RV/Golf resort that will tempt your family to return.

Here’s another way to enjoy a great round of golf while camped at a scenic RV campground—make a reservation at Sanlan RV Park in Lakeland. Walk through the private campground entrance to adjacent Bramble Ridge golf course. Twenty-seven holes of golf await you on a gorgeous tree-shaded course, and all campers play at a discount.

For an RV campground near golf courses, as well as the theme parks of Central Florida, Ponderosa RV Park in Kissimmee is a hole-in-one. No fewer than twenty golf courses are within easy range, so make your reservations soon and plan to play more than one course while you’re there.

One last park that’s noteworthy for the number of nearby golf courses is The Harbor RV Resort & Marina on the shores of Lake Rosalie. Located in Lake Wales, FL, this park is conveniently close to more than forty golf courses. It also offers you the chance to do some serious fishing in between rounds. Camp in your RV among Spanish-moss draped trees and plan some time to explore the lakes and canals in the area.

Florida is simply overflowing with sunshine, theme parks and interesting golf venues. Roll your motorhome down the road to your favorite Florida RV and golf park and spend as much time as you’d like out on the greens this vacation.

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How ’bout an RV Golf Vacation

RV GolferIt turns out that many RV Parks/Resorts have golf courses. These range from small par 3 golf courses, through 9 hole courses and up to very challenging 18 hole courses. So not only can you get away into the great outdoors and do many of the things that people associate with RV camping (fishing, hiking etc.), you can also get in many good rounds of golf.

Many golf courses also have RV parks associated with them. So some very challenging and demanding courses allow you to come and hook up and step out your door onto the links.

Often these RV/Golf resorts will include a certain number of holes of golf with an overnight stay. So for the avid golfer, why not plan an itinerary to several different RV/Golf resorts for the ultimate golf vacation?

To learn more about golf/RV resorts see: RV Parks with Golf / Golf Courses with RV Parks

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