Best Places To Vacation In Texas

Corpus Christi

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  • Gulf Coast Beaches 
  • Texas State Aquarium  
  • South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center 
  • World War II United States Navy aircraft carrier the USS Lexington 

Concan, Texas

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Rocky River Bed of the Crystal Clear Frio River. Fall foliage on Bald Cypress Trees. ** Note: Soft Focus at 100%, best at smaller sizes

  • Southwest Texas
  • Frio River, the Frio is a clear, spring-fed river.
  • Garner State Park
  •  Concan also offers horseback riding, golf, hunting and dancing.

Galveston, Texas

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  • 30 minutes south of Houston
  • The Strand for shopping and dining.
  • Moody Gardens 
  • Schlitterbahn Galveston
  • Galveston’s historic Bishop’s Palace or the Moody Mansion

New Braunfels, Texas

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  • Original Schlitterbahn, the largest water park in the United States
  •  Tubing on the Guadalupe or Comal River
  • Oma’s Haus

Austin, Texas

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  • Texas’s Capital
  • Live Music Capital of the World
  • Austin has many lakes and springs. 
  • Lake Travis
  • Barton Springs Pool, fed by a natural spring that maintains a year-round temperature of 68 degrees.
  • Sculpture Falls 
  • Dell Diamond in Round Rock

San Antonio, Texas

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  • The Riverwalk
  • The Alamo
  • San Antonio Zoo
  • Sea World
  • Six Flags Fiesta Texas

South Padre Island, Texas

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  • The southernmost point of Texas.
  • South Padre is a stone’s throw from Mexico. 
  • Gorgeous beach
  • Dolphin watching, 
  • Deep sea fishing,
  • Schlitterbahn water park

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