These Hidden Gems All Belong On Your Texas Bucket List
By Katie Lawrence|Updated on February 22, 2021(Originally published February 16, 2021)
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and began writing for OnlyInYourState in 2015.
Today, Katie writes, edits, and performs several other tasks for OnlyInYourState and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on with a hot cup of coffee, practicing yoga, baking, or exploring the beautiful Lone Star State (in particular, the vast and mystical West Texas desert).
Whether you live in Texas, or you’re just visiting, you might wonder what exactly there is to do here. Well, the answer to that is, simply put, a lot. We’ve put together a comprehensive bucket list, so to speak, of our picks for the very best of places you should go in Texas. Here are our picks for the 16 places you should go in Texas in 2021:
What a list! Where we live is truly a great place with so much to see – there seems to be endless places you should go in Texas at least once! Did you visit any of these places last year? If not, which ones are on your Texas bucket list for this year? For more awesome attractions in Texas, check out these 12 Amazing Hidden Gems In Texas That Most People Don’t Know About.
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What are some fun things to do in Texas?
Texas is a humongous state with tons of ways to occupy your time! There are hundreds - if not thousands - of different things you can do, including (but not limited to) hiking, hunting, fishing, camping, and rock climbing (if you're the outdoorsy type). If you're more of an indoors kind of person, no worries - pay a visit to any one of the museums in the Lone Star state, including The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, The Alamo in San Antonio, and so many more. No matter what it is that you like to do, we're certain you'll find something in Texas to fall in love with.
Where are some hidden gems in Texas?
There are a bunch of underrated hidden gems in the Lone Star state! Check out the San Felipe Springs near Del Rio, or kill some time at Copper Breaks State Park near Quanah. For a more exhaustive list of our favorite picks for best hidden gems in Texas, check this article out. We're certain you'll find something to do that's a bit off the beaten path.
What are some must-visit places in Texas?
Where to begin? You can walk the San Antonio River Walk, pay a visit to the famous Cadillac Ranch, or try to eat a 72 ounce (four and a half POUNDS) steak at Amarillo's legendary Big Texas steakhouse. Deep Ellum in Dallas is a fabulous arts and entertainment district. We supposed "must visit" is definitely subjective, but we're sure you'll create memories in Texas that you'll never forget no matter what you choose to do.