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Sky-High Dreams: WWII Hangar & History Hub
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Big Spring, TX
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Over 45ft
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Same Day Requests
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Pets Allowed
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4.85
Rating
451
Reviews
8
Years Hosting
Generators Allowed
This Host allows you to use your generator.
About
Step into a rare slice of American history while enjoying the comforts of your RV at this unique camping spot situated within the bounds of an active airpark. This prestigious location invites RV camping enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of America's aerial past, with an offering that goes beyond the conventional camping experience. Whether you're a history buff, aviation enthusiast, or simply in search of a new adventure, this site promises an unforgettable stay. Boasting over a decade of experience as a Harvest Host, this museum dedicated to the legacy of the Big Spring Army Air Force Bombardier School and Webb Air Force Base offers not just a place to park your RV, but a chance to explore a meticulously restored WWII hangar. Wander among vintage planes and compelling exhibits that bring stories of valor and innovation to life, all while your RV awaits in the designated parking area, ensuring you have both exploration and relaxation at your fingertips. Conveniently, visitors with confirmed reservations can arrive at any time, making it an ideal stop for travelers on a flexible schedule. Plus, pet owners can rejoice as this location is pet-friendly, welcoming your furry companions to join in on the camping and historical explorationjust remember to keep the site as pristine as you found it by cleaning up after your pets. Located in the multifaceted McMahon/Wrinkle Airpark, which also serves a municipal airport, industrial businesses, a Federal Prison Camp, and the Southwest College for the Deaf, this museum stands as a beacon of educational promotion through its exhibits. Admission is free, with donations graciously accepted, allowing you to delve into history without dipping into your camping budget. Parking is thoughtfully arranged in front of the museum's oversized metal doors, with specific instructions to either pull in forward facing towards the doors or reversing towards them. This care in parking ensures all overnight visitors can comfortably fit, respecting the operational needs of the airpark and maintaining the privilege of overnight stays. Visitors are reminded to abide by the parking rules to preserve this unique camping opportunity. Prepare to park your RV in a setting that combines the thrill of aviation history with the ease of modern camping amenities. Its a place where every sunset might just be accompanied by the silent whisper of history's wingsan ideal setting for those yearning for a camping experience that's anything but ordinary.
Opening Hours
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday
Closed
Suitability
Pets Allowed
Pets must be on a leash. Please clean up after your pets, trash receptacle located on property (south end of main door entrance by white fence)
Generators Allowed
Slideouts Allowed
Separate Tow Vehicle Parking
Amenities
Gift Shop
Historical Exhibit
Availability
Same Day Requests
Yes
Response Time
Typically responds within one day
Accepts Requests Between
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Parking & Arrival
Parking available in front of the oversized metal doors (west side of the building). In order to fit all overnight visitors, please either pull in forward facing towards the metal doors or back up towards metal doors. THIS IS THE ONLY AUTHORIZED PARKING AREA!! AIRPARK OFFICIALS WILL ENFORCE NO PARKING AREAS AND HAVE YOU MOVE YOUR VEHICLE(S) !! Thank You!!
Max Rig Size:
Over 45 ft
Parking Spaces:
3
Parking Surface:
Pavement
Parking Method:
Pull-Through, Back-In
Check-In:
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM CT
Check-Out:
Before 12:00 PM CT
Check-In Method:
Head to Spot
House Rules
After hour communications available per the Harvest Host message system.
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