A Guide to Restaurants in Canton, TX

A Guide to Restaurants in Canton, TX

If you are planning to visit Canton, TX, one of the first things that come to mind is where you should eat. Texas has a rich food culture, and this city is no exception. The team at Mill Creek Ranch … Read More

A family of three, smiling, rides a waterpark tube during their summer getaway in East Texas.

Our Ideal East Texas Getaway Itinerary || Summers at Mill Creek Ranch

This summer, get back to the basics and spend some time away at Mill Creek Ranch Resort, an award-winning cottage resort and RV park in historic Canton, Texas—only 60 minutes from Dallas. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing family getaway … Read More

A family reunion picture taken at Mill Creek Ranch Resort in Canton, Texas.

We Are Family || Plan Your Texas Family Reunion with Mill Creek Ranch Resort

After the wild past few years, it is finally time to gather with your loved ones again for a Texas family reunion. Mill Creek Ranch Resort is the perfect place to host your gathering. We offer charming cabin-style cottage rentals, … Read More

Up-close shot of wildflowers in between barbed wire on the roadside in East Texas.

Vibrant Wildflowers Tour of East Texas

Folks come from far and wide to experience the vibrancy of East Texas wildflowers that fully blossom during the spring season. Miles of roadways, hillsides, and roadsides are enveloped in a blanket of colorful blossoms. As people rush to spot … Read More

A woman can be seen enjoying an East Texas spring break getaway to Mill CReek Ranch Resort, prepping her ingredients for her campfire recipe.

10 Refreshing Campfire Dishes || East Texas Spring Break

Spring break is nearly around the corner, making now the perfect time to start planning your visit to Mill Creek Ranch Resort, the premier East Texas RV and cottage resort. You’ll be able to vacation at your own pace, reconnect … Read More

A family lays on cushion, only their heads visible, during their East Texas movie night at Mill Creek Ranch Resort.

Plan a Cozy East Texas Movie Night at Mill Creek Ranch Resort

This year, head to beautiful East Texas, either in your car or RV and get ready for a cozy movie night under the stars! There’s no “butter” way to connect with your loved ones than a night in, watching a … Read More

Vintage and thrifted knickknacks at First Monday Trade Days in Canton, TX.

World’s Largest Flea Market || First Monday in Canton, TX

When you visit historic Canton, TX, discover something new and old at the world’s largest flea market! You will be right down the road from First Monday when you stay with Mill Creek Ranch Resort. Many of our guests reserve … Read More

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Your Texan Winter RV Guide- 10 Tips for Cooler Camping Season

The Texan winter season is still a great time to visit Canton, TX, a city in East Texas conveniently located about 60 minutes from Dallas. We are the perfect vacation destination for various travelers, from weekend getaway seekers to adventurous … Read More

Aerial View of Mill Creek, One of the Best RV Parks near Tyler TX

RV Parks near Tyler, TX: Plan a Summer Visit to Mill Creek

There’s never been a better time to hit the open road with the family inside your state-of-the-art RV than right now. The highways are empty; the kids are aching for a bit of outdoor recreation and exploration; and an RV … Read More

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Shopping in Canton, TX: An Eclectic Day around Town

Texans have been escaping the jaws of the DFW metroplex for decades, searching for something quiet, quaint, and leisurely. That search typically leads to Canton, TX, the South’s best-kept secret. Incidentally, Mill Creek Ranch Resort is often labeled Canton’s “best-kept … Read More

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Family Vacations in Texas: 3 Hidden Gems in Canton

Most families, couples, and groups choose Mill Creek Ranch Resort for a well-deserved getaway because of our scenic, secluded, and amenity-filled location. It also doesn’t hurt that we’re only 42 minutes from Dallas, and we offer free shuttles to the … Read More

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Vacation Homes for Sale in Canton TX

Sometimes it’s difficult to know when to start thinking about purchasing a much-deserved vacation home. Families are always growing, diversifying, and expanding their horizons – that’s why the friendly folks at Mill Creek Ranch Resort are continuously keeping our ears … Read More

Celebrate the New Year with Mill Creek Ranch Resort

New Year’s Eve Ideas: Where Do You Want to Be?

Looking for some New Year’s Eve ideas? Another year is coming to a close, and a new one, full of possibilities is just ahead. Taking the time to reflect and plan, and most of all enjoy the final few moments … Read More

Valentine's Day at Mill Creek Ranch Resort

Canton Cabins: How to Romance Your Valentine

Valentine’s day is just around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about booking your Canton cabins or other accommodations before places start filling up. So, what should you do for your sweetheart? Here are a few ideas. Reconnect … Read More

East Texas Resorts

East Texas Resorts: TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award

Thank you! No, really. Thank you! Mill Creek Ranch Resort is the grateful recipient of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award, and we couldn’t have done it without your support. The good folks at TripAdvisor rely on your reviews and … Read More

Wedding Venues In East Texas

Wedding Venues in East Texas: The Perfect Wedding Spot

At Mill Creek Ranch Resort, we have a proposal for you after your big proposal from him: we propose you contact us so you can start planning your most amazing wedding! One of the biggest decisions you’ll make when it … Read More

Things To Do in Canton TX: Enjoy a Romantic New Years Escape

Things To Do In Canton TX: Enjoy A Romantic New Year’s Escape

If you’re looking for romantic things to do in Canton TX on New Year’s weekend, there’s no better way to kick off 2016 than by spending it alone with your honey in a cabin in the Piney Woods of East … Read More

Things To Do In Canton, TX: Where To Find The Best Live Entertainment

Things To Do In Canton, TX: Where To Find The Best Live Entertainment

First Monday Trade Days might be the biggest flea market in America, but if shopping till you drop isn’t the way you want to spend every waking minute in East Texas, check out the other things to do in Canton, … Read More

Christmas Festival of Trees - Things to do in Canton TX

Things To Do In Canton, TX: Experience The Christmas Festival Of Trees

Christmas is on the horizon and if you’re chomping at the bit for some holiday-related things to do in Canton, TX, put the annual Festival of Trees at the top of your list.  Nothing says Christmas like a beautiful tree … Read More

Things To Do In Canton, TX: Have Some Old-Fashioned Fall Fun!

Things To Do In Canton, TX: Have Some Old-Fashioned Fall Fun!

If you’re looking for things to do in Canton, TX this fall, look no further than YesterLand Farm. YesterLand Farm, just 10 miles away from Canton’s famous First Monday Trade Days, started out as a choose-and-cut Christmas tree farm in … Read More