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How to Choose an Outdoor Wedding Venue for Dallas Weddings

dallas wedding venuesOf all the choices a bride makes for her wedding day, one of the most important decisions is where to have the wedding?  If you have chosen an outdoor setting for your Dallas wedding, you should keep a few of these tips in mind.

Consider the Weather – Dallas weddings are usually blessed with beautiful weather.  However, the heat from our Texas Summers could be just a bit too much for Dallas wedding guests.  Offering your guests cool refreshments and a decorative fan is a sure way to help them stay comfortable throughout the ceremony.

Scenery – Pick a place that will look as lovely as you on your wedding day.  You want to make sure the grass is green and the flowers are in bloom for your Spring and Summer Dallas weddings.  The piney woods of East Texas are a perfect backdrop throughout the year at Mill Creek Ranch Resort.  

Have a Backup Plan – When the weather is unpredictable you will need to make sure your Dallas wedding venue offers alternate space.  We have a variety of venue spaces at Mill Creek Ranch Resort.  Just ask our Wedding Coordinator, Carole, to help you find the right space for your wedding.

Lighting – Having an afternoon wedding is an ideal time to enjoy the sunset as the party comes to a close.   There will be plenty of light, and a romantic atmosphere created naturally at dusk.  Incredible pictures are to be had with a gorgeous Texas sky as the backdrop!  If you choose an evening wedding we have plenty of outdoor lighting to create the perfect ambiance for Dallas weddings.

Weddings at Mill Creek Ranch Resort are a bride’s dream come true, whether she chooses an indoor venue or prefers all the outdoor beauty of this resort location for her Dallas wedding.  Contact us for more information on Dallas weddings at 877-927-3439.

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Mill Creek Ranch Resort
2102 N. Trade Days Blvd
Canton, Texas 75103
United States
877-927-3439
www.millcreekranchresort.oskydev.com

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Fishing at Our Vacation Cabins in Texas

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Many guests of our vacation cabins in Texas love to take advantage of the excellent fishing opportunities in the Canton area.  

Lake Fork is just 30 miles away from our vacation cabins and is known as the trophy bass fishing lake of Texas, holding 15 of the top 20 Texas State Record Largemouth Bass.

Canton, TX has two city lakes that offer fishing. The larger of the two has a boat ramp (permit required for boaters) and a fishing pier. The smaller of the two allows boats without mechanical power. It also offers park amenities such as playgrounds and a hiking trail.

Old City Lake has pier and bank fishing, swimming (no lifeguard on duty), picnic areas, playground, lighted tennis and volleyball courts, baseball and soccer fields. Call City Hall 903-567-2826 to reserve for group events. Located on Old Kaufman Road, off Hwy. 64 west, main entrance beside Free State Storage.

Canton City Lake “Mill Creek Reservoir” features a boat ramp for fishing and sailboats, swimming (no lifeguard on duty). Call City Hall 903-567-2826 for night fishing permits and to reserve for group events. Located on Arnold Paul Road off Hwy. 243 north of Wal-Mart Superstore.

If you want to stay close to the cabin, stocked ponds here at Mill Creek Ranch Resort have catfish, crappie, and smallmouth bass for catch and release fun.

If you brought home a haul, you can prepare your fish in our fully equipped vacation cabins, or enjoy it grilled using the outdoor kitchen.  Our vacation cabins in Texas have many options for enjoying your Texas fishing trip!

Let us know when you are ready to schedule your next fishing trip.  Our vacation cabins in Texas are the ideal place for a family vacation or a trip out with the guys. Call now to make your reservations 877-927-3439!  

vacation cabins in Texas
Mill Creek Ranch Resort
2102 N. Trade Days Blvd
Canton, Texas 75103
United States
877-927-3439
www.millcreekranchresort.oskydev.com

 

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Texas RV Park Guests Enjoying a Great Spring Break

Spring Break at Mill Creek Ranch Resort has been great so far!  Our cottage and Texas RV park guests have enjoyed this beautiful, yet erratic, Texas weather.  We think we have seen at least 3 seasons this week!  Texas always holds out those Summer days for a little later in the year.  Which is fine with us, because we have been able to enjoy so many of the attractions of Canton, TX including a guest favorite The East Texas Gator & Wildlife Park!

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One of the best things our Texas RV park offers is the freedom to bring your pet with you.  We have a dog park and many great walking trails for you to enjoy with your pet.  When you stay at an RV site in Mill Creek your whole family is welcome!
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Some enjoyed s’mores, while others enjoyed our arts & crafts activities.
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One of the favorites of our RV resort guests is the fishing derby!  Check out these catches of the day from Walden Pond!
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If you are looking for a great Texas RV park, come stay at Mill Creek Ranch Resort in Canton, TX.  Call now to join us for the rest of Spring Break!  

Texas RV Park
Mill Creek Ranch Resort
2102 N. Trade Days Blvd
Canton, Texas 75103
United States
877-927-3439
http://millcreekranchresort.com/

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Spring Break at Mill Creek Ranch Resort’s Texas Vacation Rentals

Are you still looking for the best place to spend Spring Break?  Well, look no further, you have found the best kept secret in East Texas!  Mill Creek Ranch Resort is offering some fantastic activities for Spring Break!  Whether you are traveling in your RV or looking for a bit of R&R in one of our Texas vacation rental cottages, we have planned the best Spring Break you could ask for!  The best part of a Spring Break vacation at Mill Creek is that we have taken all the guesswork out of what to do to entertain the family!

Check out our Schedule of Events for Spring Break 2013!
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Vacationing in one of our Texas vacation rental cottages is easy for families!  We have fully equipped cottages!  All you need to do is bring the food!  If your vacation includes a vacation from the kitchen, there are plenty of places to enjoy nearby.  We offer a comprehensive guide of local attractions and restaurants here on our website.

Take a minute to check out the schedule and give us a call to reserve your RV site or Texas vacation rental cottage today!  903-567-6020

Texas Vacation Rental
Mill Creek Ranch Resort
2102 N. Trade Days Blvd
Canton, Texas 75103
United States
877-927-3439
http://millcreekranchresort.com/

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Spring Break Special Events in Canton, TX

canton texas special eventsMill Creek Ranch Resort is excited to welcome our East Texas cottage and RV guests to Canton for Spring Break!  We have many indoor and outdoor activities to entertain your family during their Spring Break vacation.

Some of those activities include:

  • Scavenger Hunt
  • A trip to Gator Farm
  • Fishing Derby
  • Tie Dye
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Wii Sports Extravaganza

Can’t wait to see all of our friends for these special events over Spring Break!  Don’t forget to bring your s’mores supplies!

Contact us for more information about our special events.  Like us on Facebook to stay caught up on the latest news at Mill Creek Ranch Resort in Canton, TX and to get a special Spring Break Coupon!

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Mill Creek Ranch Resort
2102 N. Trade Days Blvd
Canton, Texas 75103
United States
877-927-3439
http://millcreekranchresort.com/

 

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Texas RV Park Recipes

When visiting our Texas RV park you may want to try your hand at a guest favorite in one of our fire rings. Campfire Biscuits are not only delicious, they are fun for the whole family to make.  Here is our best recipe and instructions for Campfire Biscuits, also known as Biscuits on a Stick. TX RV Park recipe

Ingredients & Supplies:
Canned Biscuits
Campfire Coals
¾” Wooden Dowel
Cooking Spray
Butter
Jam

First thing you do is enjoy a nice fire with our complimentary first night’s firewood for every RV site.  When the coals are red hot and putting off a lot of heat you get out your dowels and spray the end so the biscuit will come off nicely once it is cooked.

Get out your canned biscuits.  We found that the cheapest and smallest biscuits always seem to work the best.  So don’t go getting fancy with the canned biscuit!  Now, start stretching your biscuit dough until it looks like a nice snake.  Then place one end on the tip of the stick and begin spiraling the dough down the stick.  Make sure to seal all holes or you will be sorry later when your fillings drip everywhere.  You want the dough thin, so it will cook thoroughly and quickly.

Recipes for a Texas RV Park vacation

Now, take your uncooked biscuit and stick and hold them like you’re fishing at one of our stocked ponds, with the biscuit end directly over the red hot coals.  If your campfire has a ring around it, this next part is fun and easy.  Roll the stick back and forth along the ring for nice even browning of the biscuit.

Once the biscuit is nice and toasty, remove the stick with a swift turn of the stick while holding your biscuit steady.

Now here is the best part.  Add your favorite fixins’ such as; butter, jelly, cinnamon and sugar, down in the cavity of the biscuit. Some rv campers use a sqeeze bottle for their fixins’.  If you are enjoying an East Texas sunrise, you may want to put some eggs and sausage in the middle.  So delicious!

We hope you will come visit us at our Texas RV park in Canton soon, and share pictures of your family enjoying Campfire Biscuits!

Contact us for more information or to reserve an rv site at our beautiful Texas RV park.  Like us on Facebook to stay caught up on the latest news at Mill Creek Ranch Resort in Canton, TX.

Texas RV Park Canton TX
Mill Creek Ranch Resort
2102 N. Trade Days Blvd
Canton, Texas 75103
United States
877-927-3439

http://millcreekranchresort.com/

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Fun Things To Do at Our Vacation Cabins in Texas

What is the best thing about our vacation cabins in Texas? Here are just a couple things that our vacation cabin owners love to do at Mill Creek Ranch Resort in Canton, TX

vacation cabins in texas“We like walking the property and going to the Trade Days. Visiting & meeting new friends and staff. We love watching the grandchildren fish, ride bikes and play.”
- The Dawsons, Cottage 103

vacation cabins in texas for sale“Fishing in the mornings & evenings with my girls, riding bikes & golf carts around the resort. Relax, Relax, and Relax. We love to swim at the Grand Lodge Pool and we enjoy all the different kids activities. Campfires ‘the bigger the better.’”
-The Krinns, Cottage 93

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Come out for a tour or make a reservation to stay and see how many things you can find to love about our vacation cabins in Texas at 903-567-6020 today!

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Mill Creek Ranch Resort
2102 N. Trade Days Blvd
Canton, Texas 75103
877-927-3439

http://millcreekranchresort.com/

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Characteristics of a Great RV Park – part 2 | RV Camping Sites

Our last blog post discussed three of the top 7 things to look for in a good RV park.  Today we will be talking about the other four things to be aware of when finding that perfect rv camping site.

Utilities – We know that when choosing an RV camping site you want to make sure there are proper utilities to accommodate your RV.  At Mill Creek Ranch Resort our RV camping sites offer  level concrete pads with full hookups for water, sewer and electricity at 20, 30 and 50 amp service.  We also provide daily trash pickup at your RV camping site.

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Park Location – Nothing is worse than pulling into an RV park expecting some peace and quiet and then to be inundated with road noise.  At Mill Creek our RV resort is set back from the main road, and has trees to buffer any noise that may intrude on your peace.  We pride ourselves in offering our RV camping site guests a resort experience, and that includes allowing them the quiet and peace of the East Texas piney woods.

Restrooms – When you are on the road, you expect your rv camping site to have a shower and restroom that is clean and well maintained.  We provide extra clean restrooms, showers and laundry facilities.  We want you to be comfortable no matter where you are in our rv park.  Again, only the best for our rv resort guests at Mill Creek Ranch Resort!

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Internet Access – More and more rv camping site parks are upgrading their services to accommodate tech-savvy guests.  Mill Creek is no different!  We offer wi-fi and cable access to all of our rv camping sites.  Our friendly staff will help give you all the information you need to jump onto that information superhighway!

Please contact us next time you are looking for an RV camping site in Canton, TX at 903-567-6020 or make your reservation online today!

RV camping sites – Canton, TX
Mill Creek Ranch Resort
2102 N. Trade Days Blvd
Canton, Texas 75103
877-927-3439

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Characteristics of a Great RV Park | RV Travel Tips Canton TX

According to a popular RV blog there are 7 things to look for in a great RV park. Mill Creek Ranch Resort meets and exceeds all seven with our Canton, TX RV park resort. Today we will be looking at 3 of those points.

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First Impressions – A friendly staff will greet you when you come to our RV park in Canton, TX. We pride ourselves on making sure that we are there for our RV guests from the minute they enter the park until they roll on to their next adventure. We offer complimentary concierge for our park guests. We also offer complimentary shuttle service to Canton’s First Monday Trade Days. Our friendly staff always has a nice hot cup of coffee brewing in our Grand Lodge & RV Lodge with large screen TVs and space for the RV Rally Groups. Each RV site has a fire ring where your first night’s firewood is provided courtesy of Mill Creek. We want our RV guests to come in to our RV resort, forget the world, relax and enjoy the hospitality that Mill Creek Ranch Resort has to offer.

RV Park Canton TX RV Site SpacingSite Spacing is also an important point to consider when choosing an RV park. Mill Creek offers a variety of RV sites. We have premium sites that are lakeside or nestled in the trees with stand up grills, patio table and chairs, and a lighted pedestal for your outdoor pleasure. We have pull through sites that have plenty of room for slides. We also have back-in sites that are lined with trees allowing you to enjoy the piney woods of East Texas experience in its fullness.

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Site Landscaping: Our grounds are meticulously manicured and maintained. We have many beautiful water features for your enjoyment. We maintain walking trails for a safe and pleasant nature walk for our RV park guests. Click here for a photo tour of our beautiful RV park resort.

Our next blog will talk about 4 more things to look for in a great RV park. We hope that you come stay with us soon and experience all that Mill Creek Ranch Resort has to offer our RV park guests.

Contact us for more information about our luxury rv park in Canton, TX, 903-567-6020 or book your reservation online.

RV Park Canton TX
Mill Creek Ranch Resort
2102 N. Trade Days Blvd
Canton, Texas 75103
United States
877-927-3439

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Vacation Rentals for Sale in East Texas – Canton, TX

Are you thinking about buying a vacation rental in East Texas?  We invite you to visit Mill Creek Ranch Resort and enjoy a peaceful vacation in the piney woods of Canton, TX.  Our guests are always saying how “cute” our cabins are and we hope that you will come and see for yourself just how to buy “cute” when investing in a vacation cabin rental.

Canton, TX cottage rental for sale

 

Unlike most vacation homes there are very little ongoing expenses, no maintenance headaches and an opportunity to earn rental income when you are not using your vacation rental.

 

There are no HOA dues or property taxes with our cabins!  We take care of water, sewer, daily garbage pickup, telephone, Wi-Fi, lawn & flower maintenance, rental marketing, housekeeping service, maintenance, renter’s amenities usage, and lease of land.  This means no worries, no hassles, and no vacation cabin rental upkeep for you.  We do it all!

 

At Mill Creek Ranch Resort we truly want our vacation rental owners to be able to relax and have each visit be a special luxury resort experience.  We offer stocked ponds for catch and release fishing fun, paddle boats, and walking trails for nature hikes.  With 3 designer pools and spa, frisbee golf course, volleyball and basketball courts there are plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Our cabins have the option of a luxury outdoor living room.  Snuggling up with a cup of hot cocoa on the patio with a roaring fire in your outdoor fireplace under the East Texas stars will lead to cherished family memories.  Our guests often like to have a weenie roast and of course enjoy some s’mores at the end of the day when they return to their cabins from all the fun they have had in Canton during the day.

We hope that you will plan a tour with us soon and learn more not only about how to buy “cute”, but how to gain memories to last a lifetime with your family here at Mill Creek Ranch Resort.

Please contact our office to find out more about vacation rentals for sale in Canton, TX or for a tour of our luxury resort at 903-567-6020.

Vacation Rental Canton, TX
Mill Creek Ranch Resort
2102 N. Trade Days Blvd
Canton, Texas 75103
United States
877-927-3439
millcreekranchresort.oskydev.com