Texas offers lots of fun things to see and do and this section of Texas Outside will help you find some of best destinations in Texas for a weekend getaway, vacation, or stay-cation. If you’re a native Texan or looking to visit Texas for the first time, you’ll find lots of options to explore – everything from Texas honky-tonks to all that Dallas or San Antonio have to offer plus Texas resorts, major Texas attractions, romantic getaways, unique lodging, wineries, waterparks, swimming holes, spas, or 100’s of things to do in the Texas Hill Country. Have fun, get outside and enjoy Texas.

Great Wolf Lodge

Texas Resorts & Resort Review

Texas has a wide variety of excellent resorts ranging from resorts in the heart of Dallas or San Antonio to golf resorts to resorts sitting on a tall bluff overlooking beautiful Possum Kingdom Lake. Here you’ll find Texas Outside’s detailed Texas resort reviews loaded with pictures and information about the resort as well as our list of the best Texas resorts.

Barons Creekside in Ferdericksburg

Vacation, Lake, & Unique Lodging

How can you beat a vacation in Texas or a weekend at a rental house on the lake, a fantastic B&B, a log cabin built in the 1800s with a cozy fireplace, or a perfect place for a romantic getaway? This section is loaded with some unique lodging, lake rentals, romantic getaways, bed and breakfasts, and lots of other fun places to spend a night or longer.

A wedding in Texas

Wedding, Reunion, Retreat Venues

This section of Texas Outside has a list of the best venues and locations in Texas for a wedding, corporate event or retreat, or a social or family reunion. All of these venues have years of experience to help make your wedding memorable, your corporate event (whether it’s a picnic or a planning session) fun and productive, or your family reunion one to remember.

A segway tour of Austin

Touring Texas Cities

Are you looking for a Texas city to explore or for something fun to do in a Texas City for a weekend adventure? These clickable maps of Texas Cities will help you find lots of fun things to see and do in Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, and plenty of other Texas cities. You’ll find everything from golf courses to museums to hiking and biking trails to resorts and attractions.

White Water Rafting

Vacations & Weekend Adventures

Weekend warriors will love Texas Outside’s Weekend Adventures and Thank God for Weekends – both are loaded with lots of fun things to see and do in Texas. Our vacation articles are jam packed with exciting activities (from hang gliding to golfing to jeep tours to white water rafting) for a vacation both inside and outside of Texas. Plus lots of kids activities.

Chisos Mountains in Big Bend

Touring Texas

Texas encompasses over 286,000 miles of territory to explore and you’ll find everything from the flatlands of West Texas to the highest point in Texas or the second largest canyon in the US to the piney forests of East Texas or the 367 miles of coastline along the Gulf of Mexico. Here are some tours and places to explore and a list of lots of other fun things to do.

Texas Dude Ranch

Unique Texas Destinations

Here you’ll find a little bit of everything to incorporate into a fun day or weekend – Texas brew pubs to wineries, Spas to Dude Ranches, honky tonks and dance halls, best outdoor music venues, vacation lodging, romantic getaways, and more. So pick a weekend and hit the road to enjoy one of these unique destinations.

Music Festivals & Other Fun Events

If you like Texas music festivals with camping, lots of bands, and good times or other events like rodeos, the Texas State Fair, Wurstfest, or any other type of festival or event, then visit Texas Outside’s Upcoming Events Page. Here you’ll also find Texas Outside’s very detailed reviews of lots of excellent music festivals and events.

Lake Travis Zip Line Adventures

Attractions and Other Fun Things

If you want to get outside and try some exciting new things to do, then this section is dedicated to you. You’ll find everything from airborne activities like scenic train rides to parasailing to ziplines and zoos plus lots of attractions, activities for kids, biking and hiking trails, horseback riding, kayaking and Texas paddling trails, and lots more.

Greystone Golf Course

Reviews & Ratings

A unique part of what you’ll find on Texas Outside are our reviews and ratings of Texas golf courses, resorts, music festivals and events, State Parks and RV parks, and Texas lakes. Each of the reviews is very detailed and includes lots of pictures. Take a look at our “Best of the Best in Texas” and reviews of some golf courses and resorts outside of Texas.

Coupons & Discounts

Before you head out to have some fun, check Texas Outside’s coupons page to find some coupons, discounts, and specials on golf, RV Parks, tours, kayaking, fishing guides, and lots more including discounted tee times on several excellent Texas golf courses. Just select the coupon that’s of interest, print it, and then present it when you arrive at your destination.

Mike Sharp
Author: Mike Sharp

I have a passion for travel and outdoor activities, and now I'm enjoying retired life. I will continue my traveling, golfing, boating, and enjoying life all across the great state of Texas.

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