5 Incredible Texas Day Trips You Can Take By Train
By Katie Lawrence|Updated on June 07, 2023(Originally published June 06, 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 changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
Trains are almost mystical in their magic. They come rolling through the billowing fog, spewing steam like an iron dragon, preparing to pick up their next load of passengers. And train rides in Texas are a great way to visit a new place for a day without committing to a hotel or worrying about driving (especially driving at night!). These five Texas train rides allow you to sit back, relax, and let someone else take the wheel while you escape reality for a little while.
Have you ever taken any of these train rides near me in Texas? Share your experiences in the comments!