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Texas' Top Drive-To Vacation Destinations

Several Great Vacation Destinations Within A Short Drive of Major Cities


Texas' Top Drive-To Vacation Destinations


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San Antonio

Bandera - Known as the "Cowboy Capital," Bandera prides itself on its cowboy heritage. Today, visitors to this quaint Hill Country community can expect a variety of shops and attractions, as well as festivals held throughout the year.

Boerne - Home to Cascade Caverns, a number of antique shops and restuarants, and much more, the Texas Hill Country town of Boerne offers visitors plenty to see and do while still enjoying a laid back atmosphere.

Garner State Park - Located on the Frio River in Concan, Garner State Park is one of Texas' most popular summer getaways. Whether it's swimming, fishing, paddling, or tubing, most visitors to Garner find a way to get on or in the water. However, there are also "dry" activities such as miniature golf, birding, nature trails, hiking and more.

Lake Amistad - Located near the border town of Del Rio, Lake Amistad was formed when the Rio Grande was dammed in 1969. It's remote location is part of its charm, as are its clear, sprawling waters. Massive Lake Amistad encompasses neary 70,000 surface acres, which are shared between Mexico and the United States.

New Braunfels - The very spot wher "floating the Guad" was invented, New Braunfels offers excellent access to Texas' famed Guadalupe River. Float tubing, kayaking, swimming and fishing are just a few of the recreational opportunities available on this stretch of the Guadalupe.

Rockport - Best known as a mecca for Texas artists, Rockport is also home to the Maritime Museum, prime saltwater fishing, excellent birding and lots of other activities.

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