Did you know there is a Texas highway that takes you from the U.S./Mexico border all the way up to the Oklahoma state line? U.S. Route 83 is the longest stretch of a single U.S. Highway within a single U.S. state, and it’s one of the best scenic drives in Texas. From the lush Hill Country greenery to the rugged Panhandle Plains, the longest highway in Texas showcases all the natural beauty the Lone Star State has to offer. Gas up the car and let’s cruise along Highway 83 in Texas for a fun scenic drive. 

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Are you searching for more adventures in the Lone Star State? Here are some things to do in Texas that we recommend.

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Scenic Drives In Texas

Besides Highway 83, what are some more scenic drives in Texas?
While Highway 83 is one of the best scenic drives in Texas, here are some more scenic byways that are worth cruising.


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scenic drives in Texas.

What are the best attractions in Texas?
If you’re searching for the best attractions in Texas, then we’ve got your back. Here are some of the best attractions in the Lone Star State that are worth visiting.

  • Pedernales Falls State Park, Johnson City
  • Big Bend National Park, Southwest TX
  • The Comal River, New Braunfels
  • Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston
  • Lagoonfest Texas, La Marque
  • Mustang Island, Corpus Christi
  • Barton Springs Pool, Austin
  • Padre Island National Seashore, Padre Island
  • Schlitterbahn Waterpark, New Braunfels
  • Aquatica San Antonio, San Antonio


Want more? Check out our article featuring some of the best
attractions in Texas

What are the best day trips in Texas?
There are tons of great options for day trips in Texas, and here are a few that we recommend:

  • The San Antonio River Walk, San Antonio
  • Hamilton Pool, Dripping Springs
  • South Padre Island
  • Balmorhea State Park, Toyahvale
  • Natural Bridge Caverns, San Antonio
  • The Alamo, San Antonio
  • Monahans Sandhills State Park, Monahans
  • Caverns of Sonora, Sonora
  • Moody Gardens, Galveston
  • Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, San Antonio


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