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Try These Recipes For an Unforgettable Texas RV Park Thanksgiving

Texas RV Park | Mill Creek Ranch ResortHere at the Mill Creek Ranch Resort, we want you to be able to celebrate your holiday season with as much gusto as possible, whether you’re staying in one of our cabins or a great RV site her at the best Texas RV park. This year again, we help take some of the weight off of your Thanksgiving demands.  Join us for a potluck dinner,  Mill Creek will supply Turkey and Ham for everyone’s meal, while you get to bring and share all of your great side dishes with the other guests. If you don’t want to have a public Thanksgiving, then we’ve got you covered with some great ideas for how you can cook your own meal, even from the comfort of your RV.

Turkey is the great entree of choice for our American holidays. You may be daunted to attempt roasting this giant fowl, but have no fear, turkeys have been cooked in much worse situations than a crock pot before. In fact, RV Cooking Show offers this unique way to roast your bird with the least amount of time or effort possible in a clean trashcan. For those less adventurous, RV Free Wheelin’ offers this simple and slow cooked dutch oven option. Either recipe is tantalizing and simple, which is the perfect combination for outdoors cooking.

You are probably aware that the biggest concern with cooking outdoors is keeping the recipes simple, the clean-up minimal, and the food tasty. A few tips should give you confidence in your ability to be a camp chef. Like remembering to pack spices for your trip. Salt and pepper are obviously useful and easy to pack. Other spices may take a little forethought. Try to plan out your meals in advance so you know what you need to cook, then you can simply measure out your spices in advance. Keeping the measured amounts in sandwich baggies or ziplock bags is a great way to keep them handy and easy to pack.

“But Thanksgiving is supposed to be a huge feast,” you may be saying. “How can we keep the dishes to a minimum?” One of the best ways is to consolidate your dishes. For example, making sweet potatoes in a dutch oven is just as easy as setting the pot over hot coals for an hour or so, checking to make sure they are soft. You can add twice the Thanksgiving spirit to this dish by adding in cranberries to give the meal that special dose of tartness. Using some of the spices you packed with you, like nutmeg, cinnamon, or maple sugar. Get creative, and try out some new ideas or recipes. With a  little gumption, you may find that Thanksgiving in a Texas RV park is your favorite way to enjoy the holiday.

Texas RV Park
Mill Creek Ranch Resort

Canton, Texas 75103
877-927-3439

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What Sets Mill Creek Apart from Other Texas RV Parks?

canton texas rv camping sitesWhen it comes to Texas RV parks, we know you have plenty of choices. That’s why at Mill Creek Ranch Resort we go above and beyond to ensure that you’re delighted with your stay. It’s this devotion to your satisfaction that earned our location a top rating from the internationally recognized Good Sam RV club for 2013. It’s also your best assurance that you will enjoy every moment of your stay with us.

At Mill Creek Ranch Resort, we offer true RV-style camping. This means no tents, just folks like yourself enjoying all that our resort has to offer. Here are just some of the perks we’re proud to offer our guests:

  • Plenty of beautiful sites to choose from, including pull-through locations that all can easily accommodate slide-outs. Many of our back-in sites are nicely wooded in the rear for a true back-to-nature setting.
  • All the features you would expect from first-class Texas RV parks, including fire rings, water/sewer hookups, and 20, 30, and 50 amp electrical service.
  • Concret level pads
  • Picnic tables and adirondack chairs for the ultimate in outdoor comfort.
  • First-class comfort stations with spotless restrooms and shower stalls.
  • Washer and dryer facilities.
  • Wi-Fi and cable TV connections.
  • Your first night’s firewood at no charge.
  • Daily trash pickup for your convenience.
  • A spacious lodge with big screen TV, activity tables, and all the free coffee you can drink.
  • A well-stocked trading post for your gift, grocery, and RV supply needs. 
  • A fenced-in dog park for your four-legged family member.
  • Available concierge service.

Of course, any resort is only as good as the activities it offers its guests. This is where Mill Creek really shines. We’re close to plenty of east Texas attractions, many of which you can read about here on our website. But we also have plenty of fun and fascinating things to do without leaving the resort. Some of these activities include the following:

Fishing ponds where you can catch-and-release to your heart’s content.
Scenic walking trails that bring you face-to-face with nature, yet are easy enough for anyone to enjoy a casual stroll on.
Plenty more, including horseshoes, a nine-hole disc golf course, life-sized chess board and a playground for the little ones.

As you can tell, we strive to set ourselves apart from other Texas RV parks. You can find out more about all the great benefits of our Texas RV Park by browsing our website or visiting our Facebook page. We look forward to having you as our guest here at MIll Creek.

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