Must-Visit September Events in Texas

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Summer may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean the fun is coming to a halt in Texas. Fall is one of the best times of year to visit the Lone Star State, and these three events are ones you don’t want to miss this month.

Houston Hot Sauce Festival

Texans put hot sauce on everything. Taste some of the best (and hottest) hot sauces in the state at the Houston Hot Sauce Festival. In addition to shocking your taste buds, you can kick back and enjoy the festival’s live music, shop the vendor booths, dine on tons of spicy eats, get involved in a number of competitions and enjoy a wide selection of family-friendly activities. The festival will take place on Sept. 19 and 20, at the Stafford Centre in Stafford, Texas, just outside of Houston.

State Fair of Texas

Few fall events can rival the State Fair of Texas. The larger-than-life fair will take place from Sept. 25 to Oct. 18, this year, and it’s going to bigger and better than ever. Cruise down to Texas to see world-renowned musicians, livestock shows, the auto show, rodeo events and other must-see fair entertainment. Visitors will also enjoy delicious fair foods, thrilling rides, shopping, kids activities and so much more. Buy your 2015 State Fair of Texas tickets online before you go.

Medina Lake Cajun Festival

Celebrate Mardi Gras this fall at the Medina Lake Cajun Festival on Sept. 26. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and will feature non-stop fun, including Zydeco and Cajun bands, a gumbo cook off, line dancers, vendors, carnival rides and tons of other family-friendly activities. Don’t forget to bring some beads and your favorite Mardi Gras attire. 

Find Your Dream RV

Fall is one of the best times of year to get an unbeatable deal on a new or used RV here at Princess Craft RVs. Stop in and see us in Round Rock, Texas, to start your new RV lifestyle this September.

The 2016 Lance 2285

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The Lance RV company is famous for its truck campers, but the company excels at manufacturing top-quality travel trailers too. The Lance 2285 is an example of Lance’s ability to combine luxury and quality into a lightweight, conveniently-sized travel trailer.

The Lance 2285 Floorplan

The Lance 2285 packs a lot of room into a compact travel trailer. The front of the RV is equipped with a spacious, private master bedroom with a queen bed, two wardrobes and under-bed storage. A walk-through bathroom separates the bedroom from the remainder of the RV.

The rear of the 2285 features an entertainment center, a fold-out couch, a massive U-shaped dinette and a residential-style galley kitchen with dual sink, three-burner range, refrigerator and tons of overhead storage space.

High-End Amenities

All Lance RVs include the highest-quality amenities, so you never feel uncomfortable when living life on the road. Travelers enjoy the new Super Slide dinette, panoramic windows, a bathroom vanity, a dual pane bathroom skylight, LED interior lighting, a systems monitor panel, convenient spice racks, a sink cover, decorative cabinet hardware, mini blinds and countless other big and small touches that make you feel more at home.

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Top-Quality Construction

When you buy a Lance RV, you buy it knowing your travel trailer is going to remain reliable year after year. This 27-foot-long RV boasts a gross dry weight of just 4,585 pounds, so it’s easier and more convenient to tow than other RVs its size.

High-end touches, like aluminum framed sidewalls, block foam insulation, an aerodynamic front section profile, a laminated fiberglass bonded exterior, swing-out entry assist panels, an outdoor wash station and a heated and enclosed fresh water tank, make your RV lifestyle easier whether you’re cruising down the road or enjoying life at the campground.

Start Your New RV Lifestyle Today

The end of summer is one of the best times of year to get an unbeatable deal on a Lance RV at Princess Craft RVs. Stop in and see us to shop our selection of Lance truck campers, travel trailers and toy haulers today.

3 Items You Must Have for Your Next RV Picnic

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The milder temperatures of the end of summer and early fall mean it’s the perfect time of year for an RV picnic. And there’s no better place to pick up the picnic supplies you need than right here at Princess Craft RVs in Round Rock, Texas.

Order all of these awesome picnic items, and tons of others, at our Princess Craft online parts store. The store is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so you can find everything you need at any time of day.

The Original Campfire Grill

You don’t have to have a full RV kitchen to enjoy a hot, delicious picnic meal. The Original Campfire Grill by CampfireGrill, LLC., offers a 20-inch by 25-inch grilling surface that can fit enough burgers or dogs for your entire family and then some. The convenient 1-inch raised edge prevents items from rolling off the grill and makes food removal easier than ever.

Collapsible Mesh Food Covers

Bugs are a common campsite nuisance, but you can keep them away from all of your picnic eats with a set of three mesh food covers from Ming’s Mark Inc. The pack includes one 12-inch, one 14-inch and one 16-inch cover, so you can keep pesky bugs at bay without having to serve your meal inside your RV.

XL Collapsible Trash Container

An important part of camping is leaving your campsite cleaner than you found it. This extra large collapsible container by Camco Manufacturing Company is easy to set up, easy to lift and fits a 30-gallon trash bag, so you’re never letting your picnic trash fly into the wilderness. Even better, this portable trash can collapses into a tiny package, so it can fit practically anywhere inside your RV.

Find all of these must-have items and tons of other outdoor camping and picnicking supplies at the Princess Craft RV online parts store.

Blowout Prices on Lance Camper Units

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Cruise down to Princess Craft RVs in Round Rock, Texas, to see our unbelievably low prices on all of our Lance truck camper, travel trailer and fifth wheel units. We need to make room for the brand new 2016 models, so we’re slashing the prices on all 2015 models. With savings of more than $10,000 on a variety of models, there’s simply no better time to buy a brand-new Lance RV than now.

The following are a few of our favorite Lance RV models in stock right now, but you’ll have to log online or stop in and see us to view the entire selection.

2015 Lance 2612 Toy Hauler

When you’re looking for a toy hauler that’s both comfortable and convenient, you’ll love the Lance 2612. You no longer have to sacrifice personal comfort to bring your favorite ATV, motorcycle, paddleboards or other outdoor toys along on your adventures. Travel in style with a full kitchen, designer interior decor, day and night shades, coin cargo flooring, an interior vacuum cleaner, a ramp door patio railing and countless other high-end features.

2015 Lance 1172 Truck Camper

The Lance RV company is best known for its truck campers, and they’ve proven to be some of the highest quality and most comfortable campers in the industry. The Lance 1172 fits on most 1-ton dually 8-foot beds and features a double slide, skylights, a Super Slide dinette, a rear wall slide-out sofa, a power roof vent, an exterior wash station, a full kitchen and so much more.

2015 Lance 1575 Travel Trailer

You don’t have to sacrifice your favorite travel luxuries when you buy a compact travel trailer by Lance. We’ve taken more than $5,000 off the MSRP of this brand-new Lance 1575, so you can start your new, stress-free travel lifestyle today. Enjoy some of the 1575’s best features, like a slide-out U-shaped dinette, dual skylights, LED lighting, a tankless water heater, an exterior wash station and a queen-size bed, while saving big bucks with this fuel-efficient RV.

3 Events You Don’t Want to Miss in Texas This Month

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Texas is really heating up this month, and we’re not just talking about the high temperatures. The Lone Star State is overflowing with awesome outdoor events for the entire family to enjoy. Fire up your RV and cruise throughout Texas to these unbeatable August events.

Chappell Hill Lavender and Wine Fest

The 2015 Chappell Hill Lavender and Wine Fest will take place on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event, located at the Chappell Hill Lavender Farm between Austin and Houston, will feature wine tastings, craft vendors, food vendors, live music, lavender cuisine, a number of demonstrations and other fun lavender-based activities. The event is free to attend, so set your sights on the Texas Prairies and Lakes region for the weekend.

Plaza Classic Film Festival

Cruise down to El Paso between Aug. 5 and 16, for the esteemed Plaza Classic Film Festival. It’s the world’s largest classic film festival, where you’ll find affordable viewings of favorites, like A Streetcar Named Desire, The Man Who Knew Too Much, Spaceballs and numerous others at a number of auditoriums around El Paso. Other unbeatable festival events include free movie talks, viewings and autograph signings. Log onto the festival website to view the schedule and start planning your trip today.

Alfresco Weslaco Music and Art on the Street

Get outside this August to enjoy local music, crafts, art, delicious eats and classic cars in Weslaco. The Alfresco Weslaco Music and Art on the Street event will be held on Aug. 20, and is the perfect way to dive deeper into the local culture of the South Texas Plains. Alfresco Weslaco outdoor events, like movies, family-friendly fun and free concerts, will take place throughout the month of August, so this historic Texas town is one you don’t want to miss on your RV adventures. 

Travel Throughout Texas in an RV

There’s no better way to travel throughout Texas than in the comfort and convenience of a new or used RV from Princess Craft RVs in Round Rock.

Take a Look at the 2016 Adventurer 80RB

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Adventurer premium truck campers are designed to be durable, comfortable and attractive, so you can enjoy even the most rugged adventures in style. First-class construction techniques and premium features combine to create an adventure RV travel experience that is unlike any other.

The Adventurer 80RB Floorplan

The 2016 Adventurer 80RB offers travelers a comfortable and convenient home away from home. The front of the RV features a 60-inch by 80-inch queen bed, two nightstands and a wardrobe. In the center of the RV, travelers enjoy a galley kitchen, wet bath with skylight and comfortable bench dinette with table.

Standard Features

The 80RB is equipped with so many standard features, you’ll find it hard to believe it comes in such a compact and affordable package. The interior features Melrose glazed maple hardwood cabinet doors, residential hardware, full-extension drawers with metal guides, hand upholstered valances, marine grade vinyl flooring, carpet cab-over flooring, a high neck faucet, LED lighting, a Fantastic Fan, a thermostatically controlled forced air furnace and numerous other touches that turn this truck camper into a home you won’t want to leave.

Exterior Touches

The exterior of the 2016 Adventurer 80RB is just as luxurious as the interior with a water heater bi-pass valve, outdoor shower, four-season holding tanks, brighter LED clearance lights, an exterior grab handle, a corrosion-proof battery compartment, a High Lamilux 4000 gloss gel-coat fiberglass exterior, New Generation HappiJac manual jacks and dark tint safety glass windows.

Whether you’re lounging inside your truck camper, cruising down the road or setting up at the campsite, you’re guaranteed to be blown away by the luxuries and conveniences the 2016 Adventurer 80RB provides.

Start Your Adventurous Lifestyle Today

You can start your new, more adventurous, RV lifestyle today by touring this brand-new truck camper right here at Princess Craft RV in Round Rock, Texas. Give us a call, log online or stop in and see us to find out about the unbelievable deal we’re offering on this RV right now.

Visit McKinney Falls State Park

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Make McKinney Falls State Park the home of your ultimate summer RV getaway. The park, packed with breathtaking waterfalls, hiking trails, scenic picnic spots, excellent fishing, and countless other outdoor sites, is one of the best places to cool down and relax during a hot Texas summer. Even better, the park is located in Austin, so you don’t have to venture far to feel like you’re light years away from it all.

Things to Do at the Park

McKinney Falls State Park is known for its scenic atmosphere that provides the perfect setting for enjoying the great outdoors. Admire Old Baldy (the more than 500-year-old cypress tree on park grounds), hit the mountain biking trails, swim in Onion Creek, catch some fresh fish for dinner, snap photos of the falls, and wander through the trails in search of wildlife sightings. 

Outside the park, visitors can enjoy nearby Bastrop State Park, Longhorn Cavern State Park, Buescher State Park, Lockhart State Park and numerous outdoor-oriented day trips.

Visiting McKinney Falls State Park

McKinney Falls State park is open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. The busiest tourist season lasts from March through November, and the entrance fees cost $6 per day for adults. Children under the age of 12 enjoy free admission to McKinney Falls State Park.

Campsites with water and electrical service are available at the park for $20 per night plus the daily entrance fee. Basic campsites can accommodate eight campers, and the sites include a picnic table, tent pad, water, 30-amp hookup, a lantern post, a fire ring with grill and nearby showers and restrooms. Campers can also opt for premium campsites with 50-amp service for just $24 per night plus the daily entrance fee.

Visit the Park in a New RV

Princess Craft RV, in Round Rock, Texas, is your one-stop shop for purchasing new and pre-owned RVs. Whether you’re searching for a luxurious travel trailer for full-time travel or a simple tear drop for weekend excursions, we have everything you need right here at Princess Craft.

2016 EverGreen RV Ascend Cloud

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The 2016 EverGreen Ascend travel trailer is the ideal entry-level RV for first-time RV owners. It’s lightweight, easy-to-tow and ultra comfortable, so you enjoy an easier, more affordable introduction to the RV lifestyle. In fact, the EverGreen Ascend Cloud is so lightweight, it can be towed behind a minivan, small SUV or even family sedan. The luxurious interior and exterior appointments and top-quality construction mean you’ll enjoy the comforts of this RV year after year.

Five Floorplan Options

The 2016 EverGreen RV Ascend Cloud is available in five compact floorplan options. All of the floorplans feature a comfortable bed, full bathroom, galley kitchen and plenty of sitting space for planning grand adventures. Whether you’re interested in an open floorplan, U-shaped dinette, jackknife sofa, private master sleeping space or additional bunks for kids or friends, you’ll find exactly what you’re seeking in one of the five Cloud layout options.

The New Cloud Lineup

The EverGreen RV Ascend has been on the market for years, but the super lightweight Cloud series was new at the start of 2015. The Cloud Series presents new floorplans and a lighter weight, more aerodynamic trailer that’s more fuel efficient than ever before. If you’re looking for a travel trailer that feels weightless behind your vehicle, you’ll love the brand-new Ascend Cloud series.

The Features You Want and Need

The 2016 Ascend Cloud is loaded with even more comforts and conveniences than the 2015 models. All models include a bathroom medicine cabinet, outside shower, conveniently placed TV stand, large basin sink, two pass-through storage spaces, a microwave, pantry and all of the features you’d expect in RVs double the weight and size.

Start Your RV Lifestyle Today

There’s no better time to start your RV lifestyle than now. The 2016 EverGreen RV Ascend Cloud is available right here at Princess Craft RV in Round Rock, Texas. Stop in and see us to find out how you can start your RV lifestyle for next to nothing today.

Texas Events You Don’t Want to Miss This July

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There’s so much to do in the Lone Star State in summertime that it’s hard to fit it all into your schedule. The state is bustling with exciting outdoor events and activities that attract travelers from across the country. Fire up your RV and set your sites on these three must-visit events this summer, and you won’t be disappointed.

Freedom Fiesta

Celebrate the birth of our country with food, drinks, games, music and fun at the Freedom Fiesta in Seguin. The event will take place this year on Thursday, July 3, from 6:30 p.m. until midnight at the Central Park in downtown Seguin. The streets are guaranteed to be packed with Texas locals and travelers enjoying the annual parade, delicious foods, drinks, music from Clint Taft and the Buck Wild Band, a high-tech kids’ zone and tons of other festive fun.

Parker County Peach Festival

This year marks the 31st anniversary of the Parker Country Peach Festival, and it’s shaping up to be the best festival in history. More than 200 arts, crafts, food and activity vendors will be on site to ensure your day is filled with fun and delicious flavors. In addition to vendors, the event will feature three stages of live music, food contests, the Peach Pedal bike ride and tons of other traditions. Mark your calendar for June 11, to attend the event in Weatherford from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hempstead Watermelon Festival

Follow the Parker County Peach Festival with a  visit to the Hempstead Watermelon Festival on July 17 and 18. The event will feature tons of craft and food vendors, a parade, plenty of live music, watermelon games, a carnival, a car show, a cake decorating contest, a barbecue cook-off and tons of other must-see attractions.

Travel Throughout Texas in an RV

There’s no better way to reach your favorite summer events than in the comfort and convenience of a new RV. Stop and see us at Princess Craft RVs in Round Rock to find your dream RV this summer.

The 2015 Cricket V-Berth

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The pop-up camper industry is guaranteed to change with the emergence of the 2015 Cricket V-Berth pop-up trailer. It’s a lightweight option for travelers who are willing to sacrifice a bit of space for towability and a low price point. Although, the affordability of the 2015 Cricket V-Berth doesn’t mean you won’t enjoy your favorite camping luxuries. This RV is equipped with all of the comforts and conveniences of trailers double its size.

The V-Berth Layout

The 2015 Cricket V-Berth comes in two models — the standard cricket and the sport edition. The standard cricket is equipped with a convertible v-berth lounge, water heater, an exterior shower and plenty of storage space for your travel supplies. Travelers who choose the sport edition will enjoy a similar layout with exclusive silver panels, a rugged build, higher ground clearance and a roof rack. The v-berth lounge in both models converts into a comfortable queen-size bed, and both floorplans include an indoor sink.

Why Choose a Cricket?

Many travelers are unfamiliar with the Cricket V-Berth travel trailers,  but once you step inside, you’re guaranteed to fall in love. Three-dimensional storage spaces, superior cross ventilation, fresh and gray water tanks, 12-cubic-feet of under-bed storage, 6 feet and 4 inches of interior height and a compact design that fits easily into most garages makes this pop-up camper more comfortable and convenient than others in its class.

Even better, the Cricket V-Berth takes just minutes to set up at the campsite, so you can start enjoying your vacation sooner. This compact RV is also towable by most 4-cylinder engines, so you don’t need to invest in an expensive tow vehicle to start your RV lifestyle.

See the Cricket at Princess Craft

The 2015 Cricket V-berth available here at Princess Craft RV is equipped with an air conditioner, kitchen cabinets, a water heater, round sink, spare tire and all of the touches you need to stay on the road as long as you please. Give us a call, log online or stop in and see us to find out our unbeatable asking price.