12 Unforgettable Texas Day Trips, One For Each Month Of The Year
By Katie Lawrence|Updated on June 06, 2023(Originally published June 03, 2023)
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).
Twelve day trips, 12 months. Are you up for the challenge? Texas is full of places to visit, so we’ve narrowed the list to make your year the most exciting one yet. No matter what time of year you plan your Texas day trips, there are plenty of enchanting wonders, and here are some of the best day trips in Texas you can take, one for each month of the year.
How many of these Texas day trips have you taken? Which ones are still on your bucket list? Let us know in the comments. If you want to fill your year with even more adventure, take a look at our list of the best hikes in Texas, there’s one for every month just like this article!
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