Texas outdoor activities, fun things to see and do!

Welcome to the new and improved Texas Outside. We are here to help you discover Texas in new ways, so start your Lone Star adventure right here.

Texas Outside has thousands of pages of information on fun things to see and do in Texas like camping, boating, hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, zip lines, parasailing, tubing, golfing, and lots more. Plus you will find our unbiased detailed reviews and ratings of Texas golf courses, resorts, campgrounds, music festivals, and Texas lakes. You can also read articles on Texas vacations, weekend adventures, and similar articles about things to do. You can find information organized by activity, Texas city, and Texas region. Plus venues for Texas weddings, corporate events, and reunions.

Beach Camping in Port Aransas

Texas State Parks & RV Parks

In this section of Texas Outside you can quickly locate a State Park or RV Park by name, city or region, read Texas Outside's detailed reviews of campgrounds & RV parks, peruse our list of the best RV parks & State Parks in Texas, & lots more. If you don't have an RV, we've added a list of where you can rent an RV in Texas.

Texas State Parks


Greystone Golf Course

Golf Course & Resort Reviews

Find a Texas golf course by name, city, or region & then learn more about the golf course by looking at our ratings & reading our Texas golf course reviews. You'll also find golf coupons & discounted tee times plus reviews of Texas golf resorts & Stay & Play packages plus lots more information on golfing in Texas.

Golf Courses


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Texas Destinations

If you like to explore Texas, here you'll find information on Texas destinations & things to do in several Texas cities, unique places to spend a night or longer, fun road trips, exciting weekend adventures, & enjoyable vacations in Texas. Plus everything from B&Bs, swimming holes, & wineries to dude ranches.

Texas Destinations


Outdoorsy RV Rentals
Possum Kingdom Lake

Lakes, Lodging, & Reviews

Here you'll find Texas lake reviews & ratings, boat rentals (sailboats, ski boats, fishing boats, party boats, houseboats, SUPS, and more), Texas lake lodging including lake resorts, as well as fishing cabins & lake campgrounds, plus Texas lake maps loaded with info on what to do for a fun weekend on the lake.

Lakes, Lodging, & Boats



Texas Outdoor Activities

In this section you'll find hundreds of Texas outdoor activities & fun & exciting things to see & do in Texas - ranging from airborne activities to zip lines. Some of the categories include: kids activities in Texas, Texas attractions, kayak paddling trails, wildlife parks, Texas caves, tubing, hiking & biking trails, & birdwatching.

Fun Things To Do in Texas


Aspen Vacation

Fun Vacations & Weekends

When we hit the road for a Texas weekend adventure or vacation, we fit in & write about lots of activities - boating, biking, golfing, hiking, zipping, & more. If we stay in a Texas resort, campground, or other rental lodging, we'll explore as many nearby activities as we can. Read about our Texas vacations & weekends.

Fun Vacations


Texas Outside's Reviews & Ratings

Before you head out, why not read some of Texas Outside's detailed reviews of golf courses, State Parks, music festivals, lakes, resorts, campgrounds, & RV parks. All of the reviews are very detailed with lots of pictures & a rating based on several strict criteria. The ratings also determine who makes the "Best of Texas" lists.

Our Reviews & Ratings


Music Festivals & Other Fun Events

Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Jerry Jeff Walker, Townes Van Zandt, Bob Wills, Ray Wylie Hubbard, and lots of other Texas singer songwriters started the Texas music scene and today it's alive & well with lots of excellent Texas singer songwriters entertaining us at several really fun Texas Music Festivals. Read about them on Texas music events & festival reviews.

Music Festivals & Events


Weddings, Reunions, & Retreats

If you are planning a Texas wedding, corporate retreat or event, family or social reunion & you're looking for some place to host your event, this section is for you. Here is where you can find some of the best Texas wedding venues, locations for corporate retreats or events, & places to go for a fun & memorable family or social reunions.

Weddings, Reunions & Retreats


Discounts, Coupons, & Specials

Don't pay full price when you can save money by using these discounts, coupons, or specials for lots of outdoor activities & things to do. You'll find coupons for campgrounds, fishing guides, zip lines, golf courses, & lots more fun stuff. All you need to do is find the right coupon, print it out, & present it for redemptions.

Discounts, Coupons, & Specials


Texas Hunting & Fishing

Fishing & Hunting in Texas

We don't spend much time hunting & fishing in Texas, but you'll still find lots of good content on both activities. Texas has some of the most diverse hunting & fishing opportunities in the United States - from hunting antelope to zebras or lake, river, or saltwater fishing. Look here for hunting & fishing guides & lodges or cabins.

Fishing & Hunting in Texas


Pelican Hill Resort California

Out of Texas Things To Do

Every once in a while we escape Texas and write about that escape, each of which is loaded with fun things to see. In this section you'll find articles on fun vacations, resorts, golf courses, RV resorts, tours, golf destinations, kids vacations, and fun things to see and do from California to Florida

Fun Things To Do Out Of State