It’s that time of the year again where beaches are jam-packed with carefree locals and parks are loaded with adventurous kids. Yes, it's summertime and there's nothing more memorable than spending it with your loved ones.
If you're still unsure of your next travel destination, erase all your thoughts as we bring you to one of the most fascinating states in southern United states—Texas. There's seriously more to Texas than its famed barbecue and well-loved cowboys. So, without further delay, here are the ultimate things to do in the Lone Star State as soon as the bright and beautiful summer season take its peak.
Laze at the Beach
Of course, summer would not be complete without catching some waves at the beach. Though Texas is not really known for its beaches, there are still spots in the state worth the visit. If you want a more stirring vibe, then you can go to Galveston Island or Port Aransas. But for those wanting a peaceful retreat, then Matagorda Island is the perfect selection with minimal hassle of big crowds. Once you're on the place, pick a nice sandy spot and lay down on your towel while listening to the tranquil waves.
Take a Dip at Hamilton Pool
As the sun is getting hotter and the days getting longer, you should never miss to visit a perfect portrayal of the gorgeous work of nature, the Hamilton Pool. Perfectly situated in the Dripping Springs, the Hamilton Pool is definitely one of the most popular attractions during the scorching summer heat. The place is a splendid avenue for families to bond with their children.
Experience tubing at the Guadalupe River
To beat the summer madness, you just have to tube at one of Texas well-known rivers, the Guadalupe River. The river is undeniably a very notable choice because of its interesting history. It was one of the earliest discovered rivers in the state. So, just be ready with the countless of tourists also enjoying the place.
Explore the Texas caves and caverns
Texas is not just blessed with above the ground attractions, but also with wonders beneath the surface. Pump up your wandering feet by exploring some of Texas most breathtaking caves and caverns such as Natural Bridge Caverns in San Antonio, Inner Space Cavern in Georgetown, Longhorn Caverns in Burnet and Caverns Of Sonora in Sonora.
Ride for your life at Schlitterbahn
From its Banzai Pipeline Tube Slide to its Loopy Luge Water Slides, no wonder Schlitterbahn is the most talked about waterpark resort in the entire state. Currently, there are 5 Schlitterbahn branches— Galveston Island, New Braunfels, Kansas, South Padre Island and Corpus Christi, so choose your own summer destination.
Take Delight in Some Cold Treats
The most satisfying way to win against the summer heat is to relish some cold treats at renowned ice cream parlors in Texas. La King's Confectionery, Lick Ice Creams, Amy's Ice Creams, The Chocolate Bar and Beth Marie's Old Fashioned Ice Cream & Soda Fountain are some of the well-admired places that took the ice cream mania to a marvelous and memorable level.
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