Texas’ Grand Canyon Looks Even More Spectacular In the Winter
Palo Duro Canyon is easily one of the most frequented state parks in Texas. Summer is by far the busiest season, which leads most people to the conclusion it’s the best time to visit. We would argue the opposite because Palo Duro Canyon in December is much less crowded and even more beautiful in so many wonderful ways.
Visit the canyon’s website or Facebook page to learn more.
Have you ever been to Palo Duro Canyon during winter? If so, did you enjoy it more than a summertime visit? Let us know your thoughts.
Looking for other wonderful canyons dotted throughout the United States? Check out this list of the 16 most magnificent canyons that delight and inspire!
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Where are some good places to go hiking in Texas during the winter?
Hiking is a very popular activity all over the country and there are numerous amazing places to go hiking in Texas during the winter. A few to get your heart-pumping recreation started are the following:
- The Gorman Falls Trail in Colorado Bend State Park
- The Armand Bayou Nature Center in Houston
- The McKittrick Canyon Nature Trail in Salt Flat
- The trails at Enchanted Rock in Fredericksburg
Are there any drive-thru holiday light displays in Texas?
Texans love to decorate for the holidays, and you can find loads of where you can enjoy drive-thru holiday light displays while staying bundled up and warm in your vehicle. A few of the most popular displays include:
- Lights Alive! in San Antonio
- Zoo Lights in Dallas
- Christmas Ranch in Cleveland
We’re looking for ice skating rinks in Texas.
There are actually several ice skating rinks in Texas, which are great places to enjoy a few spins around the ice with family and friends. One of the most popular in the state is in Arlington and is called Enchant Christmas. Here, the skating trail leads ice skaters through a mesmerizing, whimsical world of dazzling lights. Another is located in Dallas at the Dallas Galleria. The highlight here is the impressive, four-story high Christmas tree, the largest in Texas.