Luxury Glamping Experience: Great Escapes Offers Ultimate Family Retreat

by Wendi Baird on April 3, 2024 in Travels,

In the heart of College Station lies a hidden gem for families seeking a unique blend of luxury and outdoor adventure. 

Nestled among 80 acres near Texas A&M University, Great Escapes RV Resorts offers an unparalleled glamping experience that caters to multi-generational families looking to create lots of fun memories.

Great Escapes has cabins for families of all sizes. The Lone Star cabin, pictured here, sleeps 8 with a queen bed in the bedroom, two queens in the loft, and twin-sized bunk beds. Courtesy photo.

Great Escapes has both spacious RV spots and cozy, yet luxurious, cabins designed to cater to families of all sizes. The cabins, all with Aggie-themed names, have modern amenities and rustic charm, allowing guests to enjoy the comforts of home while immersing themselves in the beauty of nature. The screened in porch is the perfect spot to enjoy your morning coffee.

The Wibit obstacle course is a popular activity. Photo courtesy Great Escapes.

But it’s not just the accommodations that make Great Escapes stand out – it’s the abundance of amenities and activities available to guests. Great Escapes offers a variety of outdoor activities, including sport courts for pickleball and basketball, sand volleyball,  two resort-style pools, and Wibit – a giant, inflatable obstacle course in the pond. 

Biscuit, the camp mascot, enjoys playing pool in the Ultimutt Hangout. Photo courtesy Great Escapes.

Guests can also enjoy the “Ultimutt Hangout” lounge with pool tables, shuffleboard, ping pong, board games, dominos, playing cards and a large screen TV. Great Escapes offers a variety of organized family activities like hay rides, scavenger hunts, arts-n-crafts and visits with the campground’s mascot, a corgi named Biscuit.

Don’t forget to bring marshmallows to roast in the campfire. Photo Wendi Baird.

As the day comes to a close, families can unwind by the fire pit, roasting marshmallows and eating s’mores under the starlit sky. It’s these moments of relaxation, singing campfire songs that have been sung for generations, that make Great Escapes a truly special destination for families.

Great Escapes is the perfect place to stay when you’re in town for an A&M football game. Photo Wendi Baird.

Beyond the resort grounds, College Station offers a wealth of attractions waiting to be explored. From football games at Kyle Field to local farmers’ markets and wineries, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Whether you’re seeking relaxation or adventure, Great Escapes has something for your family. So why wait? Start planning your next family getaway today and experience true glamping with luxury accommodations and outdoor adventure.


Cover Photo courtesy Great Escapes

Wendi Baird is the Editor in Chief for Texas Lifestyle Magazine. As a fifth generation Texan, her roots run deep in the Lone Star State. She loves traveling and writing about her experiences.