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Glamp in style in a 1961 Shasta w/ private bathroom, WiFi & shared pool!
Add an extra dose of retro style to your next Texas Hill Country getaway when you go glamping with Miss Willie Mae. This reissued 1961 Shasta is part of the Blue Skies Retro Resort, a Palm Springs-inspired property that offers an outdoor swimming pool, a shared gas grill, a pavilion with an outdoor fireplace, and everything you'll need to relax and unwind. Make the most of the sun-splashed Texas skies as you enjoy access to your own separate, private bathroom suite, a provided robe, and an outdoor, open-air shower.
What's nearby: This vintage-inspired resort, with its five unique trailers, is located 14 miles northeast of downtown Fredericksburg, a historical town with abundant German influence in the heart of Texas wine country. You can take an easy drive into town to peruse the farmers market, dine out at one of the excellent restaurants, do a bit of shopping, or taste the local wines at a number of tasting rooms. Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is 12 miles northwest as well - a great place to hike, set out a picnic, stargaze, or go birding or rock climbing.
Things to know: Larger groups can rent all five trailers at the Blue Skies Retro Resort Free WiFi Kitchenette with a mini-fridge, microwave, and coffee maker Private outdoor shower Firewood is provided for the outdoor fireplace
We’re excited to inform you that this unit utilizes a comfortable style of bed-making known as Triple Sheeting. Triple Sheeting is proven to be more hygienic and is used by five-star hotels around the world. It consists of a fitted sheet, a flat sheet, a blanket, and finally a decorative top sheet. Due to this change, the pictures for this home may not accurately represent the bedding that will appear during your stay. This has not affected any other amenities or the amount of beds available.
No pets are allowed at this vacation rental.
Parking notes: Please park on the gravel drive.
You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.
Heating & cooling
Meeting and events allowed
Kitchen & dining
Pool : Shared
Gas grill : Shared
Maurice B.Jan 2023
We had an amazing time first time in a camper stay and celebrated new years all alone Love the Shasta’s and love the shower outside 💜💜🙌🤩
Kim R.Dec 2022
We had a wonderful time at Blue Sky! The bed was very comfortable, and we had more amenities than expected (white noise machine!). I recommend getting a bottle of wine from a local winery and taking advantage of the large fire place.
Carlos B.Nov 2022
The stay was great however the restrooms need to have a bigger heater for the cold weather, the outside shower need a heater and needs an inside shower too and the trailer needs more blankets and pillows for this cold weather.
We're sorry you had a cold visit, Carlos. More blankets are being purchased for guest comfort. Thank you!
Jennifer Y.Oct 2022
Loved every bit of this glamping experience. Nice, super clean, super cute retro camper. Bathrooms are large and very clean. Easy drive to Fredericksburg. Best star viewing in the hill country. Will be back with friends!
Olivia B.Oct 2022
We spent the weekend in Miss Willie Mae & had the absolute best time! Both the trailer and the entire grounds were beautiful. We had the most peaceful stay, relaxing outside stargazing, reading, and spending so much time off our phones. It was such a breath of fresh air. The trailers are adorable - there was just enough space for my boyfriend & I, and the bath house is stunning. Loved the outdoor shower and the outdoor lounge areas as well. We can’t wait to come back again soon & I would absolutely recommend Blue Skies hands down to anyone!
Karen M.Sep 2022
Awesome stay in a retro scene under the stars! The view is magnificent and the accommodations are superb.
Caitlyn K.Sep 2022
This place was perfect in every way! Didn't want to leave. The showers and the views were amazing. The pool was awesome and the bed was super comfortable!
Linda G.Aug 2022
What a perfectly charming little resort! The facilities supporting each of the trailers are outstanding. The decorations of the trailer itself were phenomenal and it was super comfortable. We would highly recommend it to others.
Edgar C.Aug 2022
Wife and I decided to do a weekend getaway and this place was perfect. We stayed in the Willie Mae which was perfect for us 2. The restrooms were super clean and private. The pool was perfect and at night time you have the ability to be under a covered patio and start a fire in the fireplace. We will definitely be coming back. Highly recommended!!
Lynn A.Aug 2022
There’s not a specific thing we loved, we loved the entire stay!!! From the perfectly adorable Retro RV to beautiful shooting stars night sky, it was all too perfect!!!! We will be returning for our Wedding Anniversary
Prudencia s.Jul 2022
I love the most ..,the peaceful view that that place has… I was astonished when I woke up and get out of the trailer and see out side !!! Heavenly adorable 🥰
Elisabeth B.Jul 2022
The location, the camper, the huge private bathroom and the swimming pool are perfect
Claudia S.Jun 2022
Cute and comfortable place!
Jo-Anne H.Jun 2022
We stayed here whilst on a road trip around Texas. Lovely little site and a nice change from a standard hotel.
Shawna H.May 2022
Beware This is a poor excuse for glamping, more than anything. The pool is very shallow so if it’s hot outside it will be a hot tub-not refreshing at all! The trailers are not protected from the afternoon sun so they get HOT! The whole area gets incredibly hot. Doesn’t matter how long you leave the shower water running it will not get hot let alone warm. We had to leave early because we were absolutely miserable at this place. Save yourself some money and go to an actual resort rather than this place. It is in the absolute middle of no where you will drive 30 minutes just to get gas, food, or anything you may forget. We were the only ones there on a busy holiday weekend and it felt very Texas Chainsaw-ish! Not safe by yourself or with kids! Same code given was same code given to everyone as the numbers were completely worn out on the trailer keypad. Geeze I wonder what the code is to get in the trailer 🤦♀️. While your asleep or storing your belongings anyone could guess it and get in. Contacted Vacasa and never got a response on how unhappy and unsafe we were during our stay. Decent thing to do would be to refund the two nights we couldn’t use the property because of safety concerns. No one from Vacasa has responded!
Hello Shawna! Thanks for your feedback. We apologize for the issues you experienced during your stay and your disappointment with the property. We're happy that you were refunded for the issues you experienced. We are so sorry for the poor experience you had while using our services. We truly regret to hear of both the disconnect in the care you received when communicating with our team. Please know that this is not the high level of customer care that we strive to provide our guests and we make every effort to attend to our guests as quickly and efficiently as able. At this time we are receiving higher than normal call and email volumes which can result in a delay in response. We are working to hire and train new team members in order to better suit the growing demand. We appreciate our guests' understanding of this matter and hope to better impress you in the future!
Aaron L.Apr 2022
Great spot to get away. Was nice to spend the day exploring Fredericksburg and then come back to enjoy the sunset at the park.
Rebecca K.Mar 2022
Cute resort... cute trailers but not what is cracked up to be. It's so appealing when you first drive in but once the reality of the wind hits you it just doesn't matter how cute it is. We ended up leaving after our first night. The wind was so bad I thought we were going to be swept away. Granted I have slight PTSD about wind storms but my daughter couldn't take it either. We still hadn't made it minds up whether or not to stay until she went into the private bathrooms... which I say are very lovely... just not when you have a bird in there flying around violently slamming into the windows. All in all very cute but it wasn't our cup of tea.
Rebecca, thanks for staying with us! We're sorry you left early due to the wind. Hopefully next time it will be less windy so you can enjoy the location more. You're welcome back anytime!
Sarah C.Mar 2022
Trailer was darling but the wind was so loud at night it was hard to sleep. Perhaps the management should consider some type of wind-blocking structure around the trailer to prevent this noise, and to hide the various hoses/pipes etc in the back of the trailer.
We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit, Sarah! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your valuable feedback with us. We passed your comments along to our local manager to review and we appreciate guest’s preferences as a means to continually improve. We look forward to hosting your next stay!
Harold N.Jan 2022
We loved the entire facility and there is no doubt that it was designed and built with so much thought and planning. Miss Willie Mae was in great condition and everything functioned as it should. The private bath at the commons area was really above and beyond what we expected. Everything that we could possibly need for our stay. We can’t say enough good things about this property and we will be back. The Neills
Kerry G.Dec 2021
The retro vibe was great!
Marcie M.Nov 2021
Blue Sky Resort was the perfect spot for our holiday getaway! I loved the camper, and concept behind the resort. The bathroom was fabulous, and even though the weather was briskly cold (in the 40's) the outdoor shower was great. We have already shared information with several friends; and we can't wait to come back again, maybe in the spring or summer when the shower won't be quite so chilly. ;-)
Luke R.Nov 2021
This place was top notch!!!! Will definitely stay here again.
Colbey R.Oct 2021
Blue skies retro RV park was one of the most unique and special stays I have ever stayed in! All of the amenities and the entire resort was 1st class! The only thing I would change is the check in and check out time. Check in isn’t until 4pm and check out has to be at 10am. There is no personnel there to talk with you about an early/late check in/out times. However, this is an absolute MUST stay! 5 Stars all around! The outdoor shower was amazing!!
Hi, Colbey! Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Due to COVID19, we have had to change checkout and check-in times to give the housekeeping staff enough time to do a thorough clean and give the home some rest time between guests. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused you. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our home. We hope to host you again soon.
Adriana D.Jul 2021
We loved our stay, the amenities, the views, the cozy Shasta. Will come back for sure.
Courtney G.Jun 2021
We loved our stay here to get away from the hustle and bustle of the Dallas city life! We felt we were in a fun, Tim Burton-esque movie set with all of the 50s style decor.
The only thing we could have used to help the stay be a little more cozy is if there were tables and bowls for us to enjoy the food we brought. We didn't come to eat out at the local restaurants but simply stay in to enjoy the "glamping" aspect.
So maybe this is a better stay for those that don't bring their own food, unless they bring their own bowls/reusable utensils, and foldable tables. But we mostly had to eat from our laps! haha not a huge deal, just cumbersome.
We especially loved having the grill to use for our vegan burgers though and the amazing bathrooms with outdoor shower!
John K.May 2021
Two of us stayed in Miss Willie Mae. MWM was clean and well supplied with the essentials. Everything worked especially the heater as it rained both days. The assigned bathrooms were spotlessly clean and well equipped. The "retro" aspect that included the LP player might be better served with a small cooktop instead. This was especially true since we were in MWM more often due to weather.
Leigh B.Mar 2021
Feels like Palm Springs in the middle of Texas in the 1950's. So cute and each trailer had a turntable with lots of records to choose from! Personal favorite was Roger Miller!
Daniel B.Mar 2021
We had a great time! Thank you!
Jeffrey B.Jan 2021
Staying with Miss Willie Mae was easily one of the greatest experiences I've had traveling in a long time! I've known about this place for years, but finally had the chance to book it and come...the only regret staying here is that I waited so long! Can't wait to come back, and can't wait to try out all of the other RVs in the resort!
Araceli M.Jan 2021
We loved Miss Willie Mae. The camper was well appointed. Had everything we needed. Microwave, refrigerator & plenty of linens/blankets. We had a huge private bathroom & we also got to use the fireplace in the communal are. My family of 3 thoroughly enjoyed everything about this stay. We will definitely be back & would recommend to anyone interested in a relaxing vacation.
Amy T.Dec 2020
This was such a fun getaway experience, that resembled camping but with wonderful retro touches. The Palm Springs aesthetic is impeccable. It's a cozy little RV, but with a grand retro building a few feet away that offers an incredible (and spacious!) private bathroom. The location is perfect. You are out in the country with a field of cows in the distance, but Fredericksburg is only 15 minutes away.
APRIL W.Nov 2020
Clean, cozy vintage RV on a fantastic property. Loved it! There is a bit of road noise (big trucks at all hours), but you get used to it. Only minor points for improvement would be real utensils for use in the RV, and a better propane heater in the outdoor shower. The pilot light kept going out, even after holding for 30 seconds... Made for a quick shower! I can't wait to visit again.
Thank you for staying with us, April! We are pleased to hear that the home met your expectations! Thank you for making mention of items in the home that need some TLC. We take this feedback seriously and please know that local staff is available to assist with any issues you encounter while in the home. We hope to have the chance to host you again. Thank you!
Roxanne G.Oct 2020
The cutest fun little get away with friends. They have thought of everything. The Shasta's are adorable and cute. Plenty of space for 2. Great size fridge! Private bathrooms with awesome showers and dressing area were the perfect compliment to our little Shasta. The pool looked very cool, especially at night. The fireplace and grill area worked great for our group of 8. The big sky and farmland location made us feel like we were really getting away yet we were only a few miles from Fredericksburg and a fun hike at Cross Mountain. We will definitely be back! We are already talking about an annual trip!!!
Nicole L.Oct 2020
Super cute and clean retro RV’s. The grounds were neat and clean and the concept is awesome. Was a fun getaway. Every detail was well thought out. They are a quick 15 minutes drive to Fredericksburg and close to enchanted rock also.
Jennie T.Sep 2020
Mark A.Sep 2020
Amaxing experience!! Campers were so comfortable and the amenities were awesome!! So much to do in the surrounding area....even just road trips.
Glenda A.Aug 2020
A unique experience. The trailers were very comfortable and well appointed. Enjoyed the swimming pool and pavilion. The outdoor showers were amazing. My friends and I had a wonderful weekend.
Marissa H.Aug 2020
We loved Blue Skies! Great location, super close to downtown Fredericksburg and Enchanted Rock. The amenities were awesome. It will be perfect for when it gets cooler!
Amber S.Aug 2020
Loved the stay! Do wish that the keypad was higher quality (you had to push the door in just the right way for it to work, and you could guess the code by looking at which keys were broken in). Also would have been nice if there was water to purchase, especially since there is a Keurig and the nearest gas station is 12 min away.
Mary Z.Jul 2020
We enjoyed it all! We found the peace and quiet so relaxing. We will definitely be back!
Kathy A.Jul 2020
Loved this place, remote, quiet, private and relaxing! Service and property was clean and cute! Will be back!
MONICA G.Jul 2020
This was a perfect spot away from the city and away from lots of people during this time. Fun and laid back and the personal chic bathrooms were a great addition. I have already recommended to many friends!
Elizabeth L.Jun 2020
I booked this property for a recharging and restful vacation and got exactly that! Every thing about the property was lovely and just as good as the pictures! I had so much fun!
Monet M.Jun 2020
While on our mom-n-son road trip adventures, I love to find unique living experiences, and Blue Skies Retro Resort exceeded our expectations. The great text communications, to ease of booking and accessing the camper and private luxury bathroom. It certainly was a little paradise in the "boonies" as my son would say. We chose the red camper "Miss Willie Mae" because I had an Aunt Willie Mae and my son is a Patrick Mahomes fan! The attention to details from the essentials in the camper, to the matching interior design colors with each camper to each adjoining private bathroom. I personally could have put a cot in the bathroom! I loved having plants in the outdoor shower and huge palms trees alongside the bathrooms! I like that their are only 5 campers that make for an intimate setting, perfect size pool and sweet private lawns for drinking coffee while watching the deer. The night skies are brilliant with constellations unlike the city life. It's definitely worth the 5 hr drive to unwind, unplug and soak up this private haven. We chose this location for hiking at Enchanted Rock State Park. Lastly, I did a FB live to share this hidden gem with friends in hope of spreading the love! We'll certainly be back and my son can't stop talking about it.
Shawntae V.Jun 2020
We’re almost scared to tell anyone about this place because it was so awesome! Our family of 3 came out here after a day of hiking at the Enchanted Rock and we didn’t want to leave! The swimming pool was perfect and we loved showering outside followed by grilling in the community patio. We will absolutely be coming back (and would’ve stayed if there was availability).
Audrie S.Jun 2020
This place was exactly right for our little family of three. There’s plenty of space for social distancing between the other RVs, and the facilities and amenities are top notch.
We hope to utilize this little slice of Texas paradise again soon. Enchanted Rock is super close, and Pedernales Falls is a scenic country drive away.
The coffee and cream provided were a welcome convenience, and we saw lotsa beautiful flora and fauna, as well as a shooting star!
The bed was super cozy, and the a/c kept us cool in the heat of June. We can’t wait to come back.
Jonas L.May 2020
We spent a weekend here and had a wonderful time. The private bathrooms are super nice and we comfortably slept 2 adults and two small children in one of the larger trailers. Wonderful stargazing at night and our 3 year old enjoyed making smores around the chiminea. Even with other guests staying in the other trailers, there was plenty of space to social distance. There is a great burger spot(Pecan Grove) about 10 minutes away and Fredricksburg is only about 15-20 minutes. Can't wait to go back!
Amanda I.May 2020
Only 4 other Trailers at the resort so it’s super quiet and peaceful. Most of our stay we had the pool all to ourselves. We would definitely go back! Everything was very clean. The private bathroom is AMAZING!
Blue Skies is such a beautiful and stylish resort. The owners have created a stunning and relaxing atmosphere. And the stars are beautiful at night! When you stay at Blue Skies Retro Resort, you will enjoy panoramic views of the countryside during the day and the stars and Milky Way at night!
Daniel R.Oct 2019
This is a beautiful, amazing place! The retro trailers are immaculate, comfortable and just put a smile on your face!