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Old 10-17-2014, 12:52 AM   #11
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Old 10-17-2014, 12:59 AM   #12
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Old 10-17-2014, 01:03 AM   #13
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I guess I started that wild goose chase. Not being a Texan, my geography instincts told me the Rio Grande Valley in south Texas might have a teeny bit to do with the Rio Grande River running thru south Texas! Lajitas es muy cerca.
An honest mistake Greg. But, Lajitas is in West Texas - over 600 miles away from the valley by car. The "valley" as we call it is a large region south of San Antonio all the way to Matamoros. Think "King Ranch" of Texas folklore, the town of Kingsville named after it, or Harlingen. That's the valley.
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Old 10-17-2014, 01:24 AM   #14
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Shoot, y'all, I always thought 600 miles in Texas was considered down the road a piece!
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Our plans for this winter might be changing from going for a couple of months to AZ and NM to only one month or so in Southern Texas.

Does anyone have any idea about a good park with monthly rates to stay along the Rio Grande?

Thanks, Adrian
So Mom says what part of the valley? She knows of several good places, with an average rate of 250 a month plus lights, but tell me which area and she'll let me know which is best.
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Old 10-17-2014, 08:41 PM   #16
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So Mom says what part of the valley? She knows of several good places, with an average rate of 250 a month plus lights, but tell me which area and she'll let me know which is best.
We were thinking in the Mercedes-Harlingen area.

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We were thinking in the Mercedes-Harlingen area.

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Got it. I'll let her know and get back to you. Sorry for the late reply, just got off a plane from NY.
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OK Adrian, here's the info:

Mom looked at 9 places that were recommended by camping buddies. Her recommendations are either Palm Gardens or the VIP in La Feria. They offer the most for your money. The rate has gone up however to $425 a month plus lights. Both parks are very nice and clean and are close to Harlingen, and South Padre Island. There are alot of social activities as well such as dinners, dances, games, group outings, swimming etc . Mom also found a few that have nothing to offer but the site - and they are not very well kept. You can get some for $175 plus lights but as Mom says "no way would I stay there."

The valley is of course famous for it's RV parks. In the winter all the newspapers on the front page say something like "welcome winter Texans". The ads are usually almost exclusively devoted to RVers, activities, discounts and things to do.
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Thanks Robert will check those out. It's funny but yesterday met someone in our town who has a place at VIP and loves it. they are leaving here Nov 6 until April!

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Thanks Robert will check those out. It's funny but yesterday met someone in our town who has a place at VIP and loves it. they are leaving here Nov 6 until April!

Adrian
Yessir. The mass migration is already started. Someone said that the population of Texas grows by more than a million people every winter due to RVers heading south. Enjoy wherever you stay!
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