Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-01-2011, 06:32 AM   #1
3 Rivet Member
Beer Snob's Avatar
2006 25' Safari
Wainscott , The Hamptons, Long Island
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 113
Covered Storage in Texas?

Hi Folks. First of all let me say thanks to everyone here for all the information I've gleaned since buying our 06 20 foot Safari during the summer of 2009. We've had a great time taking trips here in the Northeast and I continue to learn from all of you how to enjoy and maintain our baby.

We're planning on rolling down to Texas in either February or March. We'll stay awhile and then fly back home and return in April to roll north again.

So what we need is reliable covered storage in either the Austin/Hill Country or Forth Worth area. We have friends and family both places and can fly easily in and out of Bergstrom, Love or DFW. I found one place in Dripping Springs (Locktite) that charges $120 per month.

Any other experience or advice?

On a related note: I've been to Perdenales Falls State Park so I know the drill there. Anyone spent any time at McKinney Falls State Park in Austin? It seems convenient for our purposes but I'm a bit concerned about airport noise.

Thanks in advance.

Beer Snob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2011, 06:21 AM   #2
3 Rivet Member
Chasmorgan's Avatar
1999 23' Safari
Austin , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 224
Images: 7
Call Texas storage in NW Austin. They may have a covered spot available! 512-331-1022

Charlie M
Chasmorgan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2011, 09:18 AM   #3
DKB_SATX's Avatar

1975 Argosy 24
1976 Argosy 28
Alamo Heights , Texas
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 5,712
Images: 1
Blog Entries: 7
I haven't found the airport noise to be a problem at McKinney Falls SP. I haven't been there in all kinds of weather, so I don't know if the traffic pattern changes but with the prevailing summer winds, flights aren't passing directly overhead. It's a much prettier park when it's had rain within the previous month or two, though... it was bone-dry this past summer!

Il Carriaggio 1975 Argosy 24 | Il Progetto 1976 Argosy 28 Center Bath | WBCCI# 15566

He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire. Sir Winston Churchill
DKB_SATX is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2011, 08:02 PM   #4
Vintage Kin
slowmover's Avatar
Corpus Christi , Texas
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 6,275
Images: 1
Indoor RV storage in Plano, TX. A giant temp/humidity controlled warehouse. Just off of the 190/Bush Tollroad which means a direct, fast drive to D/FW International.

City RV Storage
1990 35' Silver Streak Sterling; 9k GVWR.
2004 DODGE Cummins 305/555; 6-manual; 9k GVWR.
Hensley Arrow. 10-cpm solo, 18-cpm towing
Sold: Silver Streak Model 3411
slowmover is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2011, 10:17 PM   #5
3 Rivet Member
Jimarq's Avatar
2004 28' Classic
1965 20' Globetrotter
Stephenville , Texas
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 242
Images: 13
Airport traffic didn't bother us at McKinney Falls.

We would love to have you join us for a campout or Rally if the timing works out while you're here. Check our website at for dates and locations and we have just announced an informal, no-host, make-your-own reservations campout at Inks Lake State Park starting January 13th that's not listed.
Jimmy and Marque (Zoey)
WBCCI#: 2344
Texas Highland Lakes Unit
Jimarq is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2011, 08:44 AM   #6
3 Rivet Member
Beer Snob's Avatar
2006 25' Safari
Wainscott , The Hamptons, Long Island
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 113
Thanks folks!

Thanks everyone for the input. I'll run it all down.
My wife and I met in Fort Worth in the early 80's. She's an Aggie but I hold "other" things against her more often. I'm an SMU grad.

WE both lived in Texas 12 years BEFORE we met and after we married we drifted back east towards my home territory. But we have alot of family in Central Texas and The Hill Country as well as New Mexico and Southwest Colorado. We love being all of those places and the Safari should enable that.

We both still work but we do have control over our schedules. March/April seems to be the time both of us can get away but if we can do a six month "storage" down that way each winter then we can commute a bit to have some fun out west November to may.

We actually rent our house here in East Hampton for portions of July-August and live in the Safari at local campgrounds.

Ane yes...we both love beer. Fancy Beer:

Beer Snob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2011, 01:36 PM   #7
Rivet Master
Pahaska's Avatar
2005 28' Classic
Austin (Hays County) , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 5,370
Images: 13
Originally Posted by Beer Snob View Post
I found one place in Dripping Springs (Locktite) that charges $120 per month.
Any other experience or advice?
On a related note: I've been to Perdenales Falls State Park so I know the drill there. Anyone spent any time at McKinney Falls State Park in Austin?
Thanks in advance.
I( keep my trailer at LockTite in Dripping Springs. It is currently full and with a waiting list. This time of year, there are numerous power boats on the wait list that fill any possible vacancies. I was lucky to get in when they first opened the covered storage.

As to McKinney Falls, I have camped there often and I have never noticed any airplane noise. The runway is north-south and the park is west of the runway so that the noise is not pointed at the park.

John W. Irwin
2005 Classic 28 "Sabre-Dog III"
2013 Silverado 2500HD Duramax/Allison LTZ
WBCCI #9632, TAC TX-10
Pahaska is offline   Reply With Quote

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
Dealer / storage near Dallas Texas alozier General Repair Forum 1 11-27-2011 10:12 AM
North SF Bay/Santa Rosa Storage? Aspirations Winterizing, Storage, Carports & Covers 2 11-08-2011 08:48 PM
Storage in Airstream / Argosy Rick F Argosy Motorhomes 6 10-19-2011 06:30 PM
Texas Year of Manufacture License Plates Bambi_Bandit Title, VIN & Registration 15 06-18-2011 10:52 PM
boondocking in Big Bend Park Texas greenisabel Boondocking 3 03-30-2011 06:54 AM

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 03:45 AM.

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.