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Texas' Top Drive-To Vacation Destinations

Several Great Vacation Destinations Within A Short Drive of Major Cities

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Texas' Top Drive-To Vacation Destinations

Big Thicket

National Park Service
Dallas

Big Thicket - Covering nearly 100,000 acres, Big Thicket National Preserve was the first such preserve in the United States. The Big Thicket NP is home to a diverse group of plants and animals and plays host to thousands of nature enthusiasts annually. While camping is allowed, there are no prepared campsites in the Big Thicket, so be prepared to make your own.

Lake Fork - Known as one of the top trophy bass lakes in the nation, Lake Fork draws anglers from across the US and beyond. Each of these anglers knows that anytime they are fishing Fork, they stand a good chance of catching a true trophy largemouth.

Lake Lewisville - A favorite spot for Dallas watersport enthusiasts, Lake Lewisville offers visitors a variety of activities, including fishing, swimming, water skiing, jet skiing, sailing, sailboarding, and more.

Palestine - Known primarily for housing the Texas State Railroad and hosting the Dogwood Trails Festival, Palestine is a charming Southern town tucked deep in the Texas Piney Woods.

Salado - Whether you want a romantic getaway or a quiet weekend along, Salado is the perfect spot. Offering fine bed and breakfast inns, as well as quaint shops, dynamic water gardens, and carriage tours, Salado is sure to put your mind at ease.

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