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    Austin Breweries & Brew Pubs

    If you are looking for a list of Austin breweries, they have been popping up all over Austin Texas at an incredible pace. In the table below you can find most of the Austin Breweries and Brew Pubs. At most of these breweries you can sample a wide variety of craft beers in a fun, Read more…

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    Big Bend Adventures

    If you are ready for Big Bend adventures, nothing beats a fun vacation in the Big Bend area of West Texas. Big Bend and the surrounding area is a perefect place for a family vacation, a long weekend getaway, or a few days enjoying some adventures. When I refer to Big Bend I’m referring to Read more…

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    SeaWorld San Antonio Review

    During a fun spring break vacation, we spent an overcast and drizzly March day at SeaWorld in San Antonio with our daughter’s family which includes her three kids – and here is our SeaWorld San Antonio review. It could have been pouring rain, hailing, blowing 35 miles an hour, and freezing cold and the grand kids (and Read more…

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    The Most Fun in Texas

    On one end of the Texas fun continuum, exists the scholarly types that dig into the hundreds of Texas museums, libraries, and academic journals. On the other end of it, you have the outdoorsmen and women who are devoted to nature and the extreme sports enthusiasts in Texas’ wide range of terras and climates. In Read more…

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Discover fun things to do in Texas!

At Texas Outside, you can find all kinds of fun things to do in Texas. From surfing to hiking, fishing to festivals, or exploring lakes, rivers and canyons – there is something for everybody in Texas.

Our mission is simple and clear: to share the joy of Texas. Explore every corner of the Lone Star State with articles and maps of fun things to do across Texas.

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Visit the Texas capitol city, known for live music and outdoorsy activities like hiking and paddling.




Check out the hub of the “Lakes and Prairies” region, with plenty to do both inside and out in DFW.




Come see the third largest metro area in America, with everything from birdwatching to boating and beyond.



San Antonio

Bienvenidos! Check out the riverwalk and the Alamo. From food to fiestas, this city is a lot of fun.