Activities For RV'ers in Canton TX
Travel just an hour east of Dallas on Interstate 20 and discover Canton, Texas where there's always something to do. Whether you prefer the vibrant downtown scene, peaceful farms and ranch cabins, the challenge of 18 holes before lunch or sitting with friends and rocking away the hours, Canton has something for everyone.
The Original First Monday Trade Days in Canton
If shopping is your sport, don't miss the First Monday Trade Days open air Flea Market. It happens 4 days every month, rain or shine. Just check your calendar for the first Monday of the month, then back up to the previous Thursday through Sunday -- that's when First Monday Trade Days takes place. Or, click here to check out the First Monday Trade Days Calendar.
Canton is world-renowned for First Monday, when the city turns into a shoppers paradise. Between 200,000 and 400,000 tourists, visitors and vendors converge to create a flea market experience as big as Texas with over 450 ares of shopping and 4 miles of covered spaces featuring everything from antiques to jewelry, collectibles, clothes, furniture and on and on. Food is located through the grounds. You'll find everything from hot dogs and pizza to salads, sandwiches and more.
When you take a break from the Flea Market, head over to ExploreUSA in Canton and let us take care of all your RV needs. We're located just 15 minutes west of First Monday Lane on Highway 20. Click For Directions Ask for General Manager Tracy McCarroll when you visit or call Tracy personally at 866-957-8611. You can also Contact us here!
RV Parks and Campgrounds
RVers traveling in for First Monday are encouraged to make reservations in advance at the local RV parks. There is an RV park on the grounds of the original First Monday Park near the Canton Civic Center which is a popular destination for First Monday and Convention Center visitors alike. You'll find pull-thorugh sites with full hookups. Unreserved RV areas, when available, are located inside the West Gate entrance off FM859. The First Monday RV Park is also popular for rallies and group events.
- First Monday RV Park: 903-567-6556
- Bluebird RV Park: 903-865-1511
- City of Canton RV Park: 903-567-6556
- Canton Marketplace: 903-567-7772
- Deen's RV Park: 903-603-2596
- Groves RV Park: 903-714-6669
- Lewis First Monday RV Park: 903-567-3037
- McLemee RV Park: 903-530-2628
- Mill Creek Ranch Resort: 903-567-7275
- Old Mill Marketplace: 903-567-5445
- Rolling Oaks: 903-502-5555
- Sumner RV Park: 903-829-5224
Canton Lakes and Fishing Tournaments
There are an abundance of beautiful lakes and waterways in and around Canton. While fishing tournaments bring many anglers and visitors to Canton to vie for hundreds of thousands in prize money every year, it's never hard to find a peaceful place for quiet reflection. Here are some of Canton's lakes that you won't want to miss during your visit . . .
- Lake Fork: 903-878-2262
- Lake Tawakoni State Park: 903-560-7123
- Cedar Creek Lake: 214-202-6292
- Purtis Creek State Par: 903-425-2332
- Thousand Trails at Lake Tawakoni: 877-570-2267
- Tyler State Park: 903-597-5338