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    Fairfield Lake State Park Closure

    Texas is losing a state park this year. Fairfield Lake State Park is slipping into the history books. The State of Texas and its agents, like the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) lease land from private property owners sometimes for the short-term, like hunting leases, and sometimes for the long-term for up to 100 Read more…

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    Guadalupe River Cabins & Lodging

    The stunning Guadalupe River in Texas is a favorite destination for outdoor enthusiasts, who come from near and far to take advantage of the crystal-clear waters and breathtaking scenery. Located just 90 miles west of San Antonio, this river is a paradise for kayakers, hikers, and anglers alike. Conveniently located around the shores of the Read more…

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    New Golf Resort in Frisco

    There is a new golf resort in Frisco, the Omni PGA Frisco Resort. The Omni PGA Frisco Resort will open in May 2023, offering the ultimate in extravagant pleasures and pampering to be had by all. You do not have to like golf to have a good time here. This 660-acre resort is also serving Read more…

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    The Best Music Festivals in Texas

    Texas is home to some of the most amazing music festivals in the world. From eclectic festivals in Austin to classic favorites in Dallas and Houston, there are plenty of options to choose from for a memorable music experience. Whether you’re looking for a rock concert or an electronic dance party, a multi-day event or 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.