Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-14-2008, 07:00 AM   #15
Rivet Master
Crusty's Avatar
1992 34' Excella
Austin , Texas
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 562
Images: 10
No problems here - it was a swing and a miss for Ike in Austin.

A large jet of hot, low humidity air came shooting over Austin from the north yesterday and that helped to push the hurricane away as well as prevent any feeder bands from developing over the area. Too bad really because we needed the rain.

"If you come to a fork in the road, take it."
Austin, TX "Rancho Deluxe"
Crusty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2008, 07:59 AM   #16
Rivet Master
jdalrymple's Avatar

2009 27' FB Flying Cloud
1991 35' Airstream 350
Siloam Springs , Arkansas
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1,491
What a jump! Welcome to the forums. I hope you enjoy the change.

Best Regards,

Jeff & Cindy
Hunter RIP

'09 27FB Flying Cloud
'91 350 LE MH
jdalrymple is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2008, 09:06 AM   #17
4 Rivet Member
63Silver's Avatar
1963 28' Ambassador
Smiths Grove , Kentucky
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 406
Images: 43
Congratulations and welcome to the forum!!
I have never been to Hollywood but I'll bet it's a little different than Austin. If you really like rural life, I've got a beautiful 54 acre horse farm for sale in the rolling bluegrass of SouthCentral Kentucky and I'll bet it's cheaper than Austin. We want to see pictures of the new Stream. Best of luck!!

63Silver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2008, 09:37 AM   #18
Rivet Master
Tin Hut's Avatar
2005 28' International CCD
Pagosa Springs , Colorado
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 799
Images: 1
quarantine period

For planning purposes, please be advised that there's a mandatory Texas quarantine period for Kalifornicians moving into Texas. It's usually about 90 days, but being from Hollywood adds a month to that. You can test out of it depending on attitude, how fast you wean off of frapaccino lattes, and a wardrobe replacement. Actually, since you're talking Austin you'll be able to keep the frapaccino lattes.
"would you rather have a mansion full of money or a trailer full of love?"

Tin Hut is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2008, 12:05 PM   #19
4 Rivet Member
deauxrite's Avatar
2007 27' Safari FB SE
Full Timers just passing through , Arizona for a couple of weeks and then on to Utah!
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 325

Nice to see that you are choosing Austin. Here in Texas we like to keep all of the weirdness in one place.
Living life on the Road
deauxrite is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2008, 08:24 PM   #20
Dreamnair's Avatar
1999 30' Excella 1000
Canyon Lake , Texas
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 53
Another vote for Austin

Austin is a great oasis in Texas. Completely different politically and much more of a close-knit community than Houston or Dallas (lived in Houston for over 30 years). If you're a little weird yourself, or don't mind it in others, you'll love Austin.

It's also an oasis when it comes to home prices. We've shopped for homes close in, and I think they compare pretty well to west coast prices. We actually live at Canyon Lake, about midway between Austin and San Antonio, and prices are much more reasonable here--even if you're on the lake itself. And you can visit Austin one weekend and San Antonio the next.
Dreamnair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2008, 10:34 PM   #21
Rivet Master
gaylejoe's Avatar
2007 25' Safari FB SE
St. Hedwig , Texas
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 541
Coming from Hollywood you'll feel at home in the Austin traffic scene. The Lone Star RV park, which was mentioned earlier, is a good location. Traveling down IH-35 from south Austin to the Round Rock area is usually a good hours drive during peak traffic periods, but coming from Hollywood you will fit right in.

If you decide to look into joining a WBCCI unit I would highly recommend the Texas Hill Country Unit that is in the Austin area.

Welcome to Texas.
gaylejoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-16-2008, 07:58 AM   #22
3 Rivet Member
Chasmorgan's Avatar
1999 23' Safari
Austin , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 224
Images: 7
Try La Hacienda RV Resort It's new and very nice. Out by Lake Travis.
Chasmorgan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2008, 05:45 PM   #23
Rivet Master
whitsend's Avatar
1954 25' Cruiser
Kyle , The Republic of Texas
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 612
Images: 5
Originally Posted by deauxrite View Post
Here in Texas we like to keep all of the weirdness in one place.
I resemble that remark!
I love that old time rock & roll.
whitsend is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2008, 07:49 PM   #24
1 Rivet Member
TUDO BEM's Avatar
2009 27' FB Classic
Spicewood , Texas
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 7
Welcome to Texas! I think you'll are making the right decision. We lived in Southern California in the 70's (for 5 years). Near Seal Beach/Los Alamitos area of Orange County. Couldn't wait to get back to Texas. Now we are 30 miles west of Austin and 15 miles east of Marble Falls in Spicewood and love it.
I suggest Riverview RV Park in Marble Falls which is on Lake Marble Falls (the other constant level lake west of Austin). It is located at 200 Old River Rd in Marble Falls (Tel: 830-693-3910).
Another nice park is Sunset Point at 2322 Wirtz Dam Road just west of Marble Falls (Tel:830-798-8199).
When you get settled and if your interested in joining a WBCCI unit I suggest our unit the Highland Lakes Unit ( Texas Highland Lakes Unit ).
Best of Luck
Gene Blanchard
2009 27ft FB Classic Ltd
2008 F250 King Ranch 4x4 Diesel
WBCCI # 7244 Region IX Highland Lakes Unit

When Airstreamers Die "May they get to Heaven 20 minutes before the Devil knows they are there".
TUDO BEM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2009, 10:13 AM   #25
kingfisher24's Avatar
2005 28' International CCD
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 966
try bastrop

several nice rv parks in the area....austin is 20 minutes may want to look in the Colony near bastrop for a lot or home....great area
kingfisher24 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2009, 11:54 AM   #26
Rivet Master
soldiermedic's Avatar
Currently Looking...
Florissant , USA
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 5,083
Welcome to the forums,

There is quite a contingent of Austin Airstreamers here, and they will hopefully point you in the right direction.


Streaming Soldiers Blog
soldiermedic is offline   Reply With Quote

austin, rv parks, texas

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Formula One (F-1) Austin, Texas 2012 ZoominC6 On The Road... 22 10-03-2014 12:12 PM
Advice Needed on Old Airstream cboling Our Community 9 01-18-2012 01:26 PM

Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:06 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.