This Rural Road Trip Will Lead You To Some Of The Best Countryside Hidden Gems In Texas
By Katie Lawrence|Published August 08, 2022
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).
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.
Would you take this road trip to the best things to do in East Texas? Tell us your thoughts in the comments! Don’t forget to check out our previous article for a great BBQ restaurant to try while you’re in the Piney Woods.
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