5 fun in the sun activities

cabin rentals in texasSchool’s out for the summer, and it’s time to start planning that summer vacay! At Mill Creek Ranch Resort’s cabin rentals in Texas, there’s so much to do you’ll never hear those dreaded two words from your kids: “I’m bored!”

In and around Canton, TX is a myriad of activities for summertime fun. What are some of the best activities for kids this summer?

  • Splash Kingdom is located just a half mile from our resort and boasts a lazy river, numerous waterslides, and even a 3D glow in the dark mini golf course! The park opens Memorial Day weekend. Looking for a deal? Ask about our Family Fun Splash package that includes accommodations, four tickets to Splash Kingdom, and meal tickets.
  • The East Texas Zoo and Gator Park is a great place to pique your kid’s curiosity in the natural world. The biggest draw to the zoo is their community of alligators. Look at and learn about alligators from hatchlings up to 14 footers!  Be sure to show up for a feeding, which happens daily at 10, 12 and 2.
  • Love animals but are reptiles not your thing? Head a little further out to the Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge! This preserve houses over 35 rescued wild cats, both big and small. Learn about these majestic creatures and help foster awareness for tiger conservation.
  • Explore the sweeter side of summer at Blueberry Hills Farms, open seven days a week in June and July. Have fun “picking your own” blueberries and blackberries right off the bush! Don’t forget to pop into our country store and bakery for delicious treats like preserves, muffins, fro-yo and our famous blueberries ‘n cream pie!
  • Stay at Mill Creek Ranch Resort! Mill Creek Ranch Resort has all you need for fun in the sun, from a resort-style swimming pool to nature trails and even paddle boats. Take advantage of our many family-friendly summer activities and enjoy some rest and relaxation in the serenity of the quaint wooded area in and around Canton, TX. Additionally, on-site we have catch and release fishing, sports facilities, nature trails, board games and even live entertainment every Friday night! Make this year’s summer vacation one your kids will never forget!


For more information and availability about booking a stay at our cabin rentals in Texas, call Mill Creek Ranch Resort today at 877-927-3439. Our cottages sleep up to 6 people and come fully equipped with a full kitchen, bathroom, and even wifi. Alternatively, you can check availability and book online.