Not the bustling cities or busy amusement parks, but small towns with natural scenery and fresh air are what attract thousands of visitors to Texas every year.
Texas, the second largest state in the US, is home to many charming towns, interesting cities and beautiful landscapes. Each region possesses a unique economy, geography and culture. This is our guide to 10 must see attractions in Texas.
Jefferson is located between Lake Caddo and Lake O 'the Pines. Its economy thrives on tourists visiting Jefferson's outdoor recreation and history. Jefferson also hosts many interesting events every year, such as Holiday Light Trail and Barbecue Cook-off. Here, you'll find many natural activities, including steam boating and a tour around the lake. There are also horse-drawn carriage trips, antique shops and ghost tours.
Fredericksburg is one of the most famous towns in Texas Hill Country. Founded in 1846 by Prince Frederick of Prussia, Fredericksburg is the sister city of Montabaur, Germany, and much of the quaint town shows strong German influence. Since 1970, Fredericksburg's historic district has been considered part of the 'National Register of Historic Places in Texas.' Here you'll explore antique, picturesque shops, antique shops and museums like the Pioneer Museum and the National Museum of the Pacific War. Stroll along the streets of Fredericksburg's historic district, dine at one of the town's many delicious restaurants and relax on one of the town's old beds and breakfasts and inns. Then, visit Enchanted Rock, a large, pink granite pluton rock formation less than 20 miles north of town.
Hunt is located in the heart of Texas Hill Country, a group of beautiful limestone hills located in south central Texas. Because it is located in Hill Country, Hunt trains outstanding lakes, rivers and hills. Hunt is characterized by a series of private camps built on the Guadalupe River starting in 1920. Here, the North and South tributaries of the river converge, creating beautiful natural scenery and an ideal place to outdoor recreation. Rent a house along the river, visit the Kerr Wildlife Management Area, build a campfire or stay at one of the many resorts the historic small town offers. Alternatively, you can make a trip to Crider's Rodeo and Dance Hall, where a race is held on summer evenings.
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Marfa, a small town in West Texas, is famous for the famous 'Marfa Lights' (an inexplicable night light monitor and recorded since 1883). This small town also has many museums, wineries and art galleries. Prada Marfa, a one-room replica of a 'real' Prada shop, is an art installation permanently away from the city about 26 miles away. Marfa is also located near Big Bend National Park in Texas, home to 1,000 plant species, including the incredible 60 cactus species. Big Bend is famous for hiking trails, bird watching and back tours.
Salado is a small village in downtown Bell County, Texas and has many of the oldest operating hotels in the United States. Main Street Salado offers a range of delicious restaurants and cafes. Here one can visit the winery or the sculpture garden.
Located outside Austin, the village possesses its captivating beauty of tranquility amid the noisy city. Wimberley hot spots for antique shoppers. Wimberley is located on Blanco River and Cypres Creek, you like the outdoors, this is an attractive stop for sports such as swimming, hiking, horseback riding.
Canyon is a small town in Panhendle Texas, this is the largest canyon in America. What makes this place appealing are the Palo Duro Canyon Park, the Panhandle-Plains History Museum and tours to the ranch.
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Port Isabel, the oldest coastal town in Texas, Port Isabel Lighthouse was built in 1852 with great historical significance as the most famous sights. Isabel Port is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the state with many beautiful views, and convenient access to other beaches.
Gonzales is a charming town, with history once belonging to the state of Gonzales in the southeast. It offers a wide range of inns, breakfasts and museums.
Fort Stockton is located in west Texas, where a large stream of water is provided to the entire state of Texas. The name of this town is named after the nearby military fortress. Fort Stockton also owns historic museums, and historical tours and fine wine shops.
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