This Rural Road Trip Will Lead You To Some Of The Best Countryside Hidden Gems In Texas

East Texas is definitely one of the most underrated regions in the state. From the lush, evergreen landscape that earned it the nickname “Piney Woods” to the plethora of charming small towns scattered about, there’s so much about the area to love. This three-hour road trips showcases some of the very best things to do in East Texas. You’ll visit the oldest general store in the state, two remote and beautiful state parks, and a museum honoring a NASA space shuttle that crashed upon reentry into the atmosphere.

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Address: Canadian River Historic Wagon Bridge, Canadian, TX 79014, USA
Address: San Augustine, TX 75972, USA
Address: Caddo Lake State Park, 245 Park Rd 2, Karnack, TX 75661, USA
Address: Jefferson, TX 75657, USA
Address: Atlanta State Park, 927 Park Rd 42, Atlanta, TX 75551, USA
Address: Patricia Huffman Smith NASA Museum, 375 Sabine St Suite B, Hemphill, TX 75948, USA