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Have a snuggly romantic vacation Texas with your Valentine at Mill Creek Ranch Resort

Valentine’s Day is always a good excuse to do something a little extra special for the sweetie in your life. Why stay in the city and wait, and wait (and wait) to get seated at a crowded restaurant when you can spend an evening or a whole weekend enjoying nature, peace and quiet, and nothing but a romantic and cozy atmosphere with your better half. With the big day landing on a weekend night this year, have a little getaway at the perfect spot for a romantic vacation Texas style at Mill Creek Ranch Resort in Canton, Texas.

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Spend this Valentine’s snuggling up in one of our cozy Texas cottages and take advantage of the many amenities that Mill Creek Ranch has to offer, like relaxing in our hot tub facilities, taking a handheld nature walk in the beautiful East Texas Piney Woods or grab a blanket and roast marshmallows around one of our fire pits. For a little social hour before your alone time, hang out at The Creek (taking place at our Grand Lodge) for some live music, dancing, food and a full bar.

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This Valentine’s, Mill Creek Ranch Resort is running a special for all the happy couples out there. A cottage rental on Valentine’s Day is $175 a night, and includes a dozen roses, chocolate, champagne and holiday inspired romantic decor in your cottage. Want to make a whole weekend of it? Extend your stay through the weekend for $125 a night. If you prefer to add your own personal touches to your romantic vacation Texas, you can forego the flowers and champagne and book for a flat rate of $125 per night for the whole weekend.

If you’re planning on taking advantage of one of our RV sites, we have a special offer for you too. Come on by and take advantage of our Valentine’s Day special of $90 for RV site rental including all of our activities and amenities on the property, and we will include a dozen roses, a bottle of champagne and a box of chocolates.

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Because we know that our happy couples may be staying up a little late over this special weekend, feel free to sleep in; check out is later (at 1 pm) just for Valentine’s Day. So get up early and enjoy the morning, or sleep in late and enjoy the comfort of our leisure resort. 

If you’re looking for the perfect romantic vacation Texas has to offer to getaway and have a little rest, relaxation and alone time with the special someone in your life, take advantage of the Valentine’s Day and weekend specials at Mill Creek Ranch Resort. Call us for more details, any special requests and for reservations at 877-927-3439.

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Mill Creek Ranch Resort

Canton, Texas 75103
877-927-3439

 

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The State Fair and Our Vacation Cabins in Texas: a Winning Formula for Fun

texas vacation cabins | Mill Creek Ranch ResortThe weather here around Canton is gradually getting milder. That’s a sure sign that fall is on its way, and with it, the biggest event of the year in these parts: the East Texas State Fair. As you know, the campgrounds and hotels in Tyler are going to be packed, so why not stay with us in one of our comfortable, nicely furnished vacation cabins in Texas? We’re about 30 miles from the fairgrounds, giving you a chance to enjoy the fun while also taking advantage of everything Mill Creek has to offer.

A Sneak Peek of What’s In Store…

This year’s fair promises to be 10 days of non-stop good times for the whole family. Here’s a look at what to expect.

  • Tons of free concerts with great musicians like JB and the Moonshine Band, the Swon Brothers, the Folk Family Revival, and George Gee & Kindred.
  • Plenty of other events, including the Great American Frontier Show, the Wild West Show, sand sculpture exhibits, Wolves of the World, and horticulture shows.
  • Livestock shows and competitions. Including the Red & Gray Bantam Show, the Beefalo Show, and the Open Hereford Show.
  • Arts and crafts displays, photography contests, and auctions.
  • All the excitement of the midway, with rides, contests, and exhibits of all kinds. Take a spin on the Ferris wheel, ride a horse on the merry-go-round, or, for the ultimate in excitement, enjoy the thrilling ups-and-downs of the roller coaster or the tilt-a-whirl.
  • Plenty of classic carnival treats like cotton candy, hot dogs, popcorn, and other favorites.

Those are just a few of the fun and fascinating things to look forward to. For full details, visit the official fair web site.

You can experience all that this year’s fair has to offer, without the headaches, hassle, and noise of Tyler, by staying in one of our vacation cabins in Texas. Or, if you prefer, we also offer choice RV spots. Either way, we have a full range of guest amenities, including fun activities like these:

  • Catch and release fishing.
  • Swimming.
  • Horseshoes.
  • Campfires.
  • Nature walks.
  • Bicycling.
  • Paddle boating.
  • Bird watching.
  • Or, if you prefer, just kick back in our soothing hot tub and feel your cares melt away.

No matter how you slice it, the state fair plus our vacation cabins in Texas add up to the perfect getaway, either for the whole family or just the two of you. So make your reservations with us today and get ready for the time of your life.

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

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For Unforgettable Fun, Combine a Visit to Yesterland with Our Texas Vacation Rentals

Heroes are all around us, though we don’t always notice them. They teach our kids, patrol our streets, guard our country, and battle blazes. We owe these brave men and women a debt we can never fully repay. But there are things each of us can do to show them how much we appreciate their service.

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YesterLand Farms is doing its part by hosting a Hero’s Weekend September 21st and 22nd. Members of the teaching, law enforcement, military, and firefighting professions can get free admittance to the farm for themselves and up to three family members, simply by showing their work ID at the admission gate. The deal is a great way for public servants to save while stay at one of our Texas vacation rentals.

If you’ve never been to YesterLand, then you’re missing a treat. This special place is a real working farm that offers plenty of good times for every member of the family. Plus, its location makes it an ideal addition to our Texas vacation rentals.

Things to do at YesterLand include the following fun-filled activities:

  • Ride the YesterLand Express, a vintage train sized just right for both kids and adults to enjoy.
  • Enjoy fast-moving twists and turns on the Range, a classic roller coaster that takes passengers through an authentically-styled fort.
  • Take a trip on the Super Slide, a 65’ three-lane fiberglass slide that takes visitors over not one but two heart-pounding humps.
  • Go for a spin (literally!) on the Turbulence and Gyro-sphere attractions, both of which whizz visitors around in circles for some dizzying good fun.
  • Saturday nights in October are a treat! Bring your flashlight and an adventurous spirit to experience all of the fun YesterLand has to offer in a whole new light!

For those who prefer a more leisurely experience, YesterLand also offers wagon train rides, a pumpkin patch, a corn maze, and a mercantile filled with souvenirs and other fascinating merchandise. Plus, after you and your party have worked up a farm-sized appetite, you can enjoy a great meal at the Hog Wild Grill.

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YesterLand takes its role as a member of the Canton community very seriously. One way it gives back is by joining with local schools to host field trips. Students can tour the grounds and work areas and see what everyday life is like on an American farm. Each year YesterLand dedicates its corn maze to a charitable organization. This year the maze features the 100th Anniversary of the American Cancer Society, and proceeds from the annual corn maze go to the organization’s efforts to find a cure. So, when you visit, you’ll not only be having a great time. You’ll also be supporting a family-centered business that’s striving to make our world a better place.

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You can make your trip to YesterLand even more special by taking part in one of our Family Fall Fun Escape Packages. You’ll enjoy overnight accommodations in either a cabin or at one of our spacious RV sites. You’ll also get discounts on admission to YesterLand and full access to all the great amenities at Mill Creek Ranch Resort. You won’t find a better deal on Texas vacation rentals anywhere. So don’t settle for a bland, run-of-the-mill hotel room when you can stay with us. We look forward to having you and your loved ones as our honored guests.

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

 

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UPCOMING FALL FUN ACTIVITIES WHILE STAYING IN OUR TEXAS COTTAGES

texas cottages | Mill Creek Ranch ResortStay in one of our attractive Texas Cottages in Canton TX where Fun Fall Activities abound!

Every Friday night you’ll have an opportunity to sample the musical talent of East Texas’ local singer/songwriters at The Creek in the Grand Lodge. Open to the public, enjoy your evening with a full cocktail venue along with some special comfort cuisine with an East Texas flair. Come prepared to relax and enjoy the live acoustic music along with a scenic view of the infinity pool and the beautiful 200 acre woodlands. Join us on your next Friday night in Canton at: 2102 N Trade Days Blvd, Canton, TX 75103 or for more information email glodge@millcreekranchresort.oskydev.com or call 903-567-6020.

Canton is known as the Walking Capital of Texas. So if you’re staying at one of our Texas cottages on October 12th you and your canine companions are invited to attend the Mayor’s Walk at Cherry Creek Park starting at 8:30 a.m., working to promote good health. Participation is free, so join us at 1200 Cherry Creek in Canton. For more information call 903-567-1849 or go to www.visitcantontx.com.

You could even get a little extra practice in on one of our newly completed walking trails here at The Resort. The Yellow Trail is about 1.6 miles that goes around the cottages and along the north side of the resort. Be sure to check out our new 1.8 miles of Wilderness Trail we call the Red Trail. This new trail is located behind the new Southpointe development and is only for hikers and bikers, no golf carts allowed.

After your walk, have fun in town at the 13th Annual Autumn Stroll featuring live music, the Lone Star BBQ Society Sanctioned cook-off, downtown merchants’ sidewalk sales and window decorating contest, arts and crafts, a silent auction, and fun, fun, fun! Located in downtown Canton, N Buffalo Street off Hwy 64. Admission is free, contact Lynn Kitchens 903-567-1849 or 877-462-7467 or lkitchens@cantontex.com for more information.

Monday, October 28th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. plan to attend the Children’s Fall Festival. There will be candy, a costume contest with prizes and games galore. Located at the Canton Civic Center, 800 Flea Market Rd. Admission is the donation of one canned good to benefit Manna. For more information contact Brandy 903-873-8049.

Or plan your stay in our Texas cottages to coincide with the famous First Monday Trade Days. Known as the largest Trade Days in the USA with 7,000 vendor spaces on 450 acres including covered pavilions, indoor Antique and Collectibles, and clean restrooms. Upcoming dates: Thursday, August 29th through Sunday, September 1st; October 3rd through October 6th; October 31st through November 3rd. Held rain or shine! Free admission and $5 parking depending on location.

Book online now or call today, 877-927-3439, to learn more about a family Fall vacation in one of our Texas cottages!

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

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Finding The Best of East Texas on the Piney Woods Wine Trail While Staying in our Texas Cottages

texas cottages | Mill Creek Ranch Resort Canton TXOnce known only for its wild grape species growing naturally for thousands of years along lakes, rivers and streams, Texas has matured to become a full-bodied and rich wine country.  No longer must you spend a fortune traveling to France or California, great tasting wine is made in our own backyard.
 One needn’t spend hours formulating a self guided wine tour in East Texas, the work’s already been done and for your next weekend getaway all you need do is follow the Piney Woods Wine Trail .  May we suggest an enjoyable afternoon trip, or a tranquil weekend tasting wine and then relaxing in one of the beautiful Texas cottages along your route?  But which route?

How about beginning in the beautiful highlands of the Sabine Valley at the Fairhaven Winery located just north of US 80 at 5340 South FM 2369, Hawkins, TX 75765?The folks at Fairhaven Winery pride themselves in fine grade handmade wines produced from hand picked estate grapes.  

Upon leaving Hawkins our recommended second stop is the unique Miranda Lambert Store and Red 55 Winery located at 100 E Hubbard St, Lindale, TX 75771.     Many folks enjoy the winery store’s gifts and products from Miranda’s merchandise line, but the Belle of the ball is the wonderful wine.  The Lambert family partnered with Lou Vinery Vineyards to produce an amazingly diverse wine offering with Miranda’s signature names.

Next stop we suggest visiting the Crump Valley Vineyards (127 Crump Lane, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482)  where you’ll enjoy great wine at a great price and a whole lot of great home grown entertainment to go along with it!

Finally head to Canton, Texas where the town of 3,581’s claim to fame is it’s tremendous growth once a month of up to 400,000 shoppers converging for the World Famous Trade Days which they tout as the oldest and largest continuously operating outdoor market in the United States.

But Canton is much more than a 4 day a month shopping mecca, it’s home to two of the areas’ superb wineries, Savannah Winery & Bistro and Texas Roads Winery & Roadhouse.  The Savannah Winery & Bistro  located at 574 E Dallas St, Canton, TX 75103 offers wine tasting any time.  If you agree that variety is the spice of life then Savannah Winery is the stop for you.  They carry wines from Brushy Creek Vineyards, Homestead Winery, Landon Winery, Los Pinos Ranch, Lou Viney Cellars and Messina Hof.

The Texas Roads Winery & Roadhouse is a short hop skip and a jump down the road at 124 W Dallas St in Canton.  Offering over 30 local Texas wines with signature wines by winemaker Michael Ramsey.   

After you’ve shared your self guided wine tour with that special someone, why not give your trip the perfect ending by enjoying the rest of the weekend at a beautiful Texas cottage?  A short mile and a half away is the ideal place to relax with a fantastic Romance Package at Mill Creek Ranch Resort.     There’s no need to rush home when you can enjoy one of Mill Creek Ranch Resort’s peaceful Texas cottages.  Pull out the wine glasses and your newly acquired spirits and enjoy overnight accommodations for two in a luxurious Texas cottage, with a dozen roses awaiting your arrival.  The special package includes a $100 dinner credit at Four Winds Steakhouse , full use of the wonderful Mill Creek Ranch Resort amenities and a special 2 p.m. late check-out.

If you feel you must visit  just one more vineyard before your trip is complete, head South to Athens, TX to Tara Vineyard and Winery.  They have a unique bottle shaped bar and fine cuisine that perfectly pair with their signature wines .  You can have a pleasant reminder of your adventure each month when you join the Tara wine club.   The winemakers choose a special wine to share each month with the club members.  You can choose from 1-3 bottles per month.

Make plans today for your next weekend getaway enjoying the finest wines and Texas cottages that East Texas has to offer!

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

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