Camping News

A collage of pictures from Mystic Quarry including an RV, horseshoe pits, and people relaxing by the pool.

RVS ARE BACK AND BIGGER THAN EVER

By danica wilson / July 12, 2017

…Sales of recreational vehicles are at genuinely never-before-seen record levels. And buyers are getting younger. The RV category includes both motorhomes and trailers of all sizes. Last year, 430,000 recreational vehicles of all kinds were sold, according to the RV Industry Association, an increase of 15% over the year before. And sales have been rising…

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A Texas fly fisherman fishing in the river.

BEYOND THE COMAL: 6 MORE WATERWAYS AROUND NEW BRAUNFELS

By danica wilson / July 10, 2017

The summer is in full swing, and tourists are pouring into New Braunfels like hipsters into a music festival. Cluttering the launch area are droves of wild, sunscreen-covered, sweaty travelers who probably didn’t make room for any food inside their tailgate-sized ice chest. And while the tourism industry is good for the town, the crowded…

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A woman outside of a Mystic Quarry tiny home with her truck packed with camping gear.

6 GIRLY ROAD TRIPS TO TAKE THIS SUMMER: UNDER THE RADAR GEMS IN TINY TEXAS TOWNS

By danica wilson / June 27, 2017

New boutique camping concept Mystic Quarry offers teepees with Wifi, dog-friendly cottages, tiny houses and other options for glamping. Float the river, sit by the campfire or visit the on-site chicken coop…

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Mystic Quarry coffee mugs — white with black print.

HOW THE VICTORIANS WENT CAMPING

By danica wilson / June 27, 2017

If you’re going camping this summer, will you rough it on a wilderness hike, or relax in a yurt at a four-star resort? In the late nineteenth century, the tension between savoring the wilderness and recreating civilized life outdoors was very much on the minds of the first recreational campers, as Phoebe Kropp explains. After…

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People floating down the river in black tubes.

9 SPOTS TO REFUEL AFTER RIVER TUBING IN TEXAS

By danica wilson / June 15, 2017

Summer’s here, and it’s high season to partake in the time-honored Texas tradition of tubing the rivers. But where should everyone refuel after that arduous water journey down the San Marcos, Comal, and Guadalupe rivers? Luckily, there are many options (with sweet, sweet air conditioning) near the popular starting points in New Braunfels and San…

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3 REASONS WHY MYSTIC QUARRY CAMPGROUND WILL PLEASE EVERYONE IN YOUR TRIBE

By danica wilson / June 14, 2017

For most people, the mere mention of the word, “camping” elicits one of two reactions: Either, “Right on! When do we leave?” or “Ugh. Why should I give up my comfortable bed to go live in nature?” Good news: Mystic Quarry resort-style campground can satisfy each of these types of people (and everyone in between).…

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The Mystic Quarry sign at dusk.

RELAXING IN STYLE: TEXAS GLAMPING WITH MYSTIC QUARRY

By danica wilson / May 23, 2017

Just over an hour drive south from Austin city center, is a a small oasis that’s perfect for those who need an escape from the hustle and bustle of life. Mystic Quarry is a modern campground that has something for every camping style. Whether you want to go glamping in Texas or take your RV…

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A happy couple and their two dogs outside at Mystic Quarry.

MYSTIC QUARRY: SEEKING A HIGHER CAMPGROUND

By danica wilson / May 18, 2017

The Trent’s Entire Story Documented on The NB Scene by Justin Farmer The Trents are up for a challenge. “We were the quintessential power couple,” says Courtney. “Not a power couple – that’s so cliché,” she corrects herself. “But definitely corporate.” When they met in Dallas in 2006, she was a senior manager in banking…

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