Texas Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

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A Capital Retreat: Austin Weekend Getaway
Austin embodies Texas’s best qualities: It is vibrant and laid-back at the same time. As home base to state government and to one ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Austin, TX - Quick Escapes: Dallas/Fort Worth

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars A Grand Island City: Galveston Weekend Getaway
In its heyday, during the mid-nineteenth century, Galveston was called the Wall Street of the Southwest. Cotton was king, and this ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Galveston, TX - Quick Escapes: Dallas/Fort Worth

A Southern Riverboat Landing: Jefferson Weekend Getaway
There is an effortless grace about the old bayou town way over in east Texas that simply isn’t duplicated elsewhere in the State. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Jefferson, TX - Quick Escapes: Dallas/Fort Worth

Alsatian Escape: Castroville, Uvalde, and Concan Weekend Getaway
This small town serves up a mixture of many cultures: French, German, English, Alsatian, and Spanish. It’s best known for its Alsatian ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Uvalde, TX - Day Trips from Austin

Aransas Pass, Port Aransas, and Rockport-Fulton Weekend Getaway
Aransas Pass is more a genuine fishing village and less a tourist destination than many other coastal communities. Most of its 7,000 ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Fulton, TX - Day Trips from San Antonio

Austin, Texas Weekend Getaway
Maybe it’s the college student population that tops 50,000. Maybe it’s the live music industry that has made this city a haven for ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Austin, TX - Day Trips from San Antonio

Back to the Beginning: Nacogdoches and San Augustine Weekend Getaway
Nacogdoches isn’t the only town that claims to be the oldest in Texas, but it’s hard to argue with this one’s credentials: Spaniards ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press San Augustine, TX - Quick Escapes: Dallas/Fort Worth

Bandera, Medina, and Vanderpool Weekend Getaway
Bandera, “The Cowboy Capital of the World.” This town is well known for its plentiful dude ranches, country-western music, rodeos, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Vanderpool, TX - Day Trips from San Antonio

Bavarian Retreat: The Fredericksburg Route Weekend Getaway
The search for a place of peace and serenity has led travelers to Fredericksburg since 1846, when German settlers arrived to form ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Fredericksburg, TX - Quick Escapes: Dallas/Fort Worth

Big Bend National Park Scenic Drive
Encompassing a vast tract of wilderness on the north side of a very big bend in the Rio Grande River bordering Mexico, the park combines ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Alpine, TX - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

Birthplace of Texas: Ledbetter, Burton, Brenham, and Washington-on-the-Brazos Weekend Getaway
Ledbetter was once the first town in the county to boast a rail-road, but its importance declined when nearby La Grange became a freight ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Brenham, TX - Day Trips from Austin

Blanco, Fischer, Devil's Backbone Scenic Drive, and Wimberley Weekend Getaway
To reach Blanco, go north of San Antonio past miles of cattle ranches and Hill Country vistas. Formerly a “Wild West” kind of town, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Wimberley, TX - Day Trips from San Antonio

Boerne, Comfort, and Sisterdale Weekend Getaway
This is an easy day trip from San Antonio, a journey through three small towns that share a strong German heritage. During the 1880s, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Boerne, TX - Day Trips from San Antonio

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars Brackettville, Del Rio, and Seminole Canyon State Historical Park, Texas, and Ciudad Acuna, Mexico Weekend Getaway
This weekend trip has a lot to offer, from shoot-’em-up fun at Alamo Village to an afternoon dip in Del Rio’s San Felipe Springs. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Del Rio, TX - Day Trips from San Antonio

Castroville, Hondo Uvalde, and Concan Weekend Getaway
Castroville is only 20 miles west of San Antonio on US 90, but it’s another world in terms of mood and atmosphere. This small town ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Concan, TX - Day Trips from San Antonio

Cibolo Creek Ranch Weekend Getaway
If you want to travel back to the Old West, this is the place. Cibolo Creek Ranch is a fascinating historical monument, an actual ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Shafter, TX - 100 Best Ranch Vacations in North America

Concrete City: Seguin Weekend Getaway
Many towns boast nicknames, from Austin’s “River City” to San Antonio’s “Alamo City.” Seguin, though, has one of the most unusual: ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Seguin, TX - Day Trips from Austin

Cowboy Country: Bandera, Medina, and Vanderpool Weekend Getaway
Bandera has open rodeos weekly from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Typically rodeos are held Tuesday night at Mansfield Park and Friday ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Vanderpool, TX - Day Trips from Austin

Cowboys and Oil Wells: San Antonio, Arlington, Round Rock, Houston Baseball Trip Family Vacation
Texas baseball goes back to the 1880s, when some fans packed six-shooters at the games. The best of Texas baseball is now played in ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications San Antonio, TX - Fodor's Baseball Vacations

Crossing the Red River: Lake Texoma and Lake Murray, Turner Falls, and the Arbuckle Mountains Weekend Getaway
Leaving concrete, expressways, and prairie behind, escapists looking for some watery adventures can find them on the Red River. Driving ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Pottsboro, TX - Quick Escapes: Dallas/Fort Worth

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