Best Texas Getaways

Top Texas Getaways
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The lush, southeastern corner of Oklahoma is nothing short of stunning. The Ouachita (pronounced WASH-ee-taw) Mountains, which rise ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Broken Bow, OK - Quick Escapes: Dallas/Fort Worth

2. 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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A college town grown up, Austin mixes city pleasures with outdoor recreation in a casual atmosphere that makes it a popular getaway ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Austin, TX - Romantic Weekends: Texas

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. Canyons and Rivers: Medina to Garner State Park Scenic Drive
A 46-mile paved drive from Medina to Garner State Park through some of the most rugged parts of the Texas Hill Country. This drive ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Medina, TX - Scenic Driving Texas

8. Dallas Romantic Getaway
A crossroads of commerce, Dallas pulsates with activity, with the sense that life is geared toward today and tomorrow, rather than ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Dallas, TX - Romantic Weekends: Texas

3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 9. Backwater Bliss: The Laid-Back Side of Kemah and Seabrook Romantic Getaway
Ssssh, don't tell anyone, but there’s more to Kemah than that famous Boardwalk. In this itinerary we’ll show you some surprisingly ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Seabrook, TX - Romantic Days and Nights in Houston

10. Fredericksburg Romantic Getaway
Settled by German immigrants in the 1840s, Fredericksburg blends the look and feel of Old World with pioneer Texas. On Main Street, ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Fredericksburg, TX - Romantic Weekends: Texas

11. 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

12. Eagle Pass, Texas, and Piedras Negras, Mexico Weekend Getaway
Go southwest from San Antonio to Eagle Pass and its sister city, Piedras Negras. These destinations are popular for a weekend of shopping, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Eagle Pass, TX - Day Trips from San Antonio

13. 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

14. 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

15. The Alamo City: San Antonio Weekend Getaway
The queen city of north Texas’s escapists, San Antonio is also a major vacation destination for travelers worldwide. San Antonio’s ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press San Antonio, TX - Quick Escapes: Dallas/Fort Worth

16. 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

17. Bandera to New Braunfels, Texas: A Hill Country Tour Scenic Drive
Hill Country is a scenic area tucked north of San Antonio and west of I –35. Created by an earthquake more than 30 million years ago, ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Austin, TX - Fodor's Great American Drives of the West

18. Texas Travel Information by Rough Guides Weekend Getaway
Still cherishing the memory that it was from 1836 to 1845 an independent nation in its own right, Texas stands apart from the rest ...
Published by Rough Guides Dallas, TX - The Rough Guide to USA

19. 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

20. Downtown Warehouse District: Bohemian Rhapsody Romantic Getaway
While downtown Houston proper explodes with classy, upscale development, the Warehouse District on its northeast side throbs with ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Houston, TX - Romantic Days and Nights in Houston

 
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