A Secret Summertime Spot In Texas, Son’s Island Is Full Of Fun
Summers in Texas can be pretty brutal, and we’re always on the hunt for new ways to beat the heat. There’s one incredible outdoor family-fun location that is so stunning, you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to a tropical island. We’re talking about Son’s Island in Texas, a hidden island in Seguin, Texas where you can spend the day relaxing underneath the shade of a cabana, go for a swim, fish, kayak, and more. They’ve opened for the season and we’ve got everything you need to know about planning your trip to this incredible summer attraction. Let’s check it out.
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Son's Island in Texas
What are the best waterparks in Texas?
Waterparks are always a fun way to beat the heat on a hot summer day. One of the best waterparks in Texas is Schlitterbahn. This popular waterpark has locations both New Braunfels and Galveston, and is always a hit with families with kids of all ages. For those in the central or northern part of the state, both Hawaiian Falls Waterpark in Roanoke and Castaway Cove Waterpark in Wichita Falls are wonderful options. If the weather has you rained out, you can always visit Epic Waters in Grand Prairie, an expansive indoor waterpark with slides, pools, an arcade, and more.
What is the hottest month of the year in Texas?
Texas is known for having some scorching summers. Both July and August can have record breaking temperatures, but August is usually the hottest month of the year in Texas with the average temperatures ranging from 93°F to 101°F, depending on what part of Texas you’re in. While it’s not unheard of for Central Texas to see several days above 100°F, northern Texas may average 96°F, while areas near Amarillo average 76.5°F for the summer.
What is the weather like in Texas in the summer?
Texas summers can be pretty brutal. While the temperatures do vary across different regions of the state, you can expect high humidity, very little rain, and lots of heat just about everywhere in the state. Some parts of the state have slightly cooler summer temperatures, like Amarillo, where the average summer temperature is 76.5°F. The average rainfall is in the range of 21-25 inches, with the eastern part of the state also facing threats from hurricanes and tropical storms that form in the Gulf of Mexico.