Here Are 12 Awesome Road Trips In Texas That Are An Absolute Must-Take

Every time is a great time to plan road trips by yourself or with family and/or friends, don’t you think? Luckily, Texas offers many fun-filled road trip ideas, whether you want to go hiking, tubing, sightseeing, or simply drive through beautiful countryside. If you’re short on ideas for road trips, these are some of the best road trips in Texas you could possibly take:

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Ready to hop in your car and hit the road yet? What do you consider to be the best road trips in Texas? Tell us all about them in the comments – we love to hear from you!

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Best Road Trips in Texas

September 04, 2021

What are some must-visit attractions in Texas? 

Texas is an enormous state with lots to see and do, so it can be a little overwhelming to try and narrow it down when you visit. But, hey, we’ve done the hard work for you – some of our picks for the must-visit attractions in the Lone Star State include the world-famous San Antonio River Walk, which extends for several miles along the San Antonio River. It’s scenic, especially for a cityscape, and definitely worth a trip. Of course, there’s also the Alamo, which is easily one of Texas’s most major points of historical pride. Even if you’re not a big fan of history, this one is still one you’ve got to experience at least once. Nature Lovers have cause to rejoice as well; Texas is home to places like Big Bend National Park, which is unbelievably beautiful year-round, and Padre Island National Seashore is another naturally beautiful must-see.  

What are some must-do things to do in Texas?  

There are plenty of things to add to your must-do list in Texas. For example, the State Capitol is a fascinating place to visit. If you’re looking for more nature-oriented must-dos, you’re in luck; Texas is home to 80 state parks and two National Parks. They are each filled with wonder and intrigue, as well as all the natural beauty you could ever ask for. Who says Texas isn’t beautiful? Someone who’s never been there, probably. You should also visit the beaches and caverns throughout the state. Texas has an amazing 367 miles of perfect shoreline that is sure to thrill you, especially when you see it for the first time.  

What places to visit in Texas should I add to my bucket list?  

It might be easier to list things you should skip putting on your bucket list because it doesn’t get a whole lot more epic than most of Texas! Other than the more obvious places like The Alamo and downtown San Antonio, you’ll want to visit places like Deep Ellum, which is located in downtown Dallas. It’s an awesome arts district with theatres, music venues, breweries, local shops and restaurants, and more. You’ll also want to check out the beautiful Palo Duro Canyon, and the world-famous Hamilton Pool in Dripping Springs cannot be passed up by any reasonable visitor. You should check out some of the awesome small towns around the state, too! For more of our favorite gems in Texas, take a look at this article.