3 Camping Trips to Take Near Amarillo in Your New Golf SportWagen

March 31st, 2017 by

Golf SportWagen

Now that spring is here, you’re probably excited to get back outdoors. Spring is a great time to enjoy the great national parks and geographic sites near Amarillo. It takes time to soak in the majesty of these locations, making overnight camping a must.

However, camping requires a lot of packing. You need to bring along tents, sleeping bags, food, and any other equipment you might need. It can be hard to find the space in an average car. That’s why Volkswagen makes above-average cars, like the 2017 Golf SportWagen, which is perfect for your next trip. We have plenty of SportWagens for sale at Street Volkswagen.

What Makes the VW Golf Sportwagen Perfect for My Next Camping Trip Near Amarillo, Texas?

The 2017 Golf SportWagen combines the fun ride and the unique design of the classic Golf with the convenience and versatile cargo space of a crossover. In fact, the SportWagen can give you up to 66.5 cubic feet thanks to a 60/40 split back row, offering plenty of room for supplies for your next adventure.

Some Great Destinations to Consider Near Amarillo, Texas

With all the great destinations that are just a short drive from Amarillo, you’ll have a hard time choosing where to take the 2017 SportWagen next. Here are just a few of our favorite camping destinations.

Palo Duro Canyon

The gorgeous and breathtaking Palo Duro Canyon has the distinction of being the second largest canyon in the United States, and it is just under an hour from Amarillo. The canyon stretches about 120 miles and gets to be up to 800 feet deep. You can see geological history before your eyes in the vibrant colors of the four layers of the canyon.

Camping is available for backpackers, and equestrian campers. There are also rustic canyons available to rent on the edge of the canyon.

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area

With fishing, kayaking, hiking, and biking, you will never run out of things to do at the Lake Meredith National Recreation Area. Here, you can experience the beauty of Texas’ plains, as well as the lake itself.

Lake Meredith is also home to a variety of creatures, like bald eagles, horned lizards, and great blue herons. All this natural wonder is just under 40 minutes from Amarillo.

There are several overnight campsites available to visitors that are free to use. You need to make sure you arrive early because the they go on a first-come-first-served basis.

Caprock Canyon State Park and Trailways

Though not as large as Palo Duro, the Caprock Canyon offers a look at wildlife that you don’t want to miss. See the majestic American bison in its natural habitat, while exploring 90 miles of trail. The main trailway is perfect for a long hiking or biking trip. If you come in the summer, make sure to visit Clarity Tunnel, the home to over 500,000 Mexican free-tailed bats.

Campsites with water and electricity are available, but if you plan to stay at the primitive campsites along the trailway, you will need to bring your own water. Fortunately, the new 2017 Golf SportWagen will have enough space to pack anything required.

So if you’re ready for the bold and versatile new Golf Sportwagen, sign up for a test drive today. If you have any questions, contact us at (806) 350-8999. You can also stop by our Amarillo dealership at 8707 Pilgrim Drive.

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