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Top 5 Reasons to Camp in Austin, TX

Posted on February 17, 2020

Written by COTA Team

Austin is ready for adventure! With a reputation as one of the fittest cities in the nation, Austin's year-round mild temperatures, sunny climate, rolling hills, lush forests, and Gulf beaches nearby, there are certainly more than five reasons to camp in Austin, Texas.

With the heart-pounding thrill of Formula One racing, world-class concerts by artists like Bruno Mars and Willie Nelson, and a sports stadium for one of the top Texas teams, Circuit of The Americas presents an incredible camping adventure in Austin, Texas. With this article, we're going to cover the top five reasons Austin is a great place to camp. From terrific fuel prices and outstanding amenities to amazing experiences to be had out in nature, we'll cover it all!

1. Load Up the Toy Hauler - Fuel is Affordable in Texas

As of February 10, 2020, the cheapest gasoline in Texas is about $1.69 a gallon, roughly $1.50 less than the cheapest gas in most other states. If you're coming to Austin from California, for instance, you'll be saving even more! Use those fuel savings to full up your dirt bikes, quads, UTVs, dune buggies and sandrails for an afternoon of fun in the sun - Texas-style!

All that dust and driving is sure to work up your appetite, which leads nicely into our second most important reason to go camping in Austin.

2. Austin is Famous for Food!

The traditional foods we love while camping are hamburgers, hotdogs and s'mores. You've probably packed your RV refrigerator and coolers with all of your favorite versions and you're ready to grill. 

But as a seasoned camper, one can only eat so many hotdogs and grilled cheese sandwiches! It's nice to have some real restaurant options, and Austin is loaded with them! Whether you're looking for world-famous giant Texas steakslegendary BBQ or changing it up with something from the seaside, Austin has the fine dining experiences that will make your palette sing! 

Have a favorite restaurant to visit when you're in Austin? Leave a comment below. We'd love to hear about it!

3. Austin Hosts Amazing Festivals 

No one needs a reason to go camping. An escape from everyday routine is reason enough! But if you're the kind of camper that loves festivals and events, Austin is home to many. Check out these outstanding events if you're looking for the festival experience:

Experience Amazing Concerts Without Ever Leaving Camp

COTA hosts amazing festivals and concerts too! As home to the Germania Insurance Amphitheater, COTA is Austin's premier destination to see the brightest stars like Jimmy Buffett,  KISS, Imagine Dragons, Willie Nelson, Janet Jackson, Kanye West, Van Halen, Maroon 5 and other musical legends!

Need more information about a local Austin festival? Reach out to the guest services team at COTA. We're ready to help you plan your trip!

4. Incredible Natural Attractions Surround Austin

Maybe you enjoy a more solitary experience when camping. Some of us are trying to get away from all the hustle and bustle of city life, and a festival isn't entirely appealing. If you're looking to escape into nature, Austin offers dozens of unique experiences for campers. Consider checking out these natural wonders:

Whether you're seeking solitude or following festivals, your Austin camping experience relies most on a stable place to sleep, rest and refresh yourself between your adventures. 

5. An Amazing Campground Experience at COTA

Looking beyond the standard hookups, laundry, freshwater, and grills you're accustomed to, ReV Line Park at Circuit of the Americas provides an adventure-filled campground for those who are looking for thrilling days and restful nights. Our RV camping experience is unlike any you've had in your life! With access to go-carting, Formula One Racing, and a pet-friendly atmosphere, camping at COTA is truly top-notch.

COTA Offers a Once-in-a-Lifetime Austin Camping Experience

ReV Line Park at Circuit of the Americas offers a wholly unique camping experience in Austin. Where else can you watch Lewis Hamilton cruise by you at speeds topping 200 MPH, or even have a chance to conquer the 3.41 mile, 20-turn track yourself?

Rev Line Park's onsite amenities include:

Are you interested in camping in Austin? Come stay at ReV Line Park at Circuit of the Americas, the premier destination for experiential camping in Austin, Texas.