10 Amazing Sites To Consider When Planning Your BIG Vacation To Texas

When we think of the biggest state in the US – We think of Texas – we think of Big Hats – Cowboys and catching cattle with ropes!! Texas is BIG FUN and has some surprisingly cool parks and places to dive into. Also – You can dig up TOPAZ in Mason County?

 

1. Explore Big Bend National Park

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A place where you can still hear the whispers of pioneers, ranchers, miners, and Native Americans.

2. Have Dinner at The Oasis on Lake Travis

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Get yourself some amazing food & drinks on tiered outdoor decks overlooking Lake Travis.

3. Walk With Dinosaur’s at Dinosaur Valley State Park

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Not only can you hike, fish and camp at this beautiful park but you can also walk in the TRACKS of DINOSAURS!!! Whhhhaaattt??? That’s right, you can spot their tracks in the mud of an ancient ocean of the Paluxy River.

4. Swim With The Fishes At Balmorhea State Park

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Dive into the crystal-clear cool blue water of the world’s largest spring-fed swimming pool!!!

5. Explore The Caverns of Sonora

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Come check out this magnificent cave with a lake!

6. See The Milky Way Like Never Before On Milky Way Road

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Fort Davis has the darkest skies – astronomers rant and rave about all the astronomical features that can be seen in the sky so vividly. The skies in the Davis Mountains of West Texas are among the darkest found anywhere in North America.

7. Walk & Have Dinner At The San Antonio River Walk

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Play. Explore. Dine. Stay. The San Antonio Riverwalk is the number one tourist attraction in Texas. Gorgeous view overlooking the river, great restaurants and drink.

8. Have Dinner at The Aquarium Restaurant

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Dinner underwater anyone? Order the FISH 😉

9. Jump Into Jacobs Well

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The largest underwater cave in Texas, Jacobs Well has been known to swallow people whole. While were not suggesting THAT – it would be pretty cool to jump into the well itself and immediately come back up for air

10. Swim Under The Waterfalls Of Krause Springs

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Krause Springs has many natural sites to explore. There are 32 springs on the property, and several feed the manmade pool and the natural pool which flows into Lake Travis. This magical place also has a butterfly garden!! 🙂

 

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