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These Islands In Texas Were Hiding For Years…And They’re Incredible

Normally, you think of islands as being remote, isolated land masses in the middle of the ocean, thousands of miles away. You think of them as only being accessible by a long, miserable boat ride like from an old pirate movie, the chance of getting lost at sea too great to even attempt locating them. But what if I told you there are islands right here in Texas? That’s right. Well, sorta. They’re actually a peninsula, but I’d say that’s still pretty awesome since the nearest peninsula is Florida. These “islands” on Lake Travis are normally submerged or barely visible, but if you manage to visit Austin during a drought, you might just see them in all their glory. Be sure to check out the video below.

This has me itching to head out to Lake Travis before the islands go underwater again! What about you? Have you ever been to The Sometimes Islands? What other neat phenomena like this do you know of in Texas? Our state’s beauty truly is mesmerizing.

Katie Lawrence
Katie is a psychology major who, aside from writing, loves yoga, winter, horror movies, coffee, thunderstorms, and cozy days with a good book.