School is out, and summer is upon us! There is no better way to spend your summer than traveling around the great state of Texas. Texas has something for every single member of the family. From its huge metropolitans, rushing rivers, and sandy beaches, the Lone Star State will help make this summer the best summer yet!
Galveston is the perfect summer destination due to its location along the Gulf Coast of Texas. While it’s a year-round tourist destination, most people flock south to visit one of Galveston’s beaches. If you’re not a fan of the beach, Galveston is a perfect destination for anyone who loves to sightsee. Whether it’s a trip through the Historic Downtown district, or hanging out at the Galveston Railroad Museum or visiting the Moody Gardens, there is something for any age traveler!
Home to the Texas State University Bobcats, it is also the best place to get your feet wet this summer. San Marcos is an outdoor lovers dream and is known for its water-based activities. While tubing is the most popular outdoor activity on the San Marcos and Guadalupe Rivers, vacationers can also kayak, canoe, snorkel and swim in the cool, clear waters. San Marcos is also a great destination for anyone who isn’t looking to get their feet wet this summer. The Wonder World Park offers cave tours, train rides, and an educational earthquake program.
Located on the border of Texas and Mexico, Del Rio is located on the shores of Lake Amistad and the Rio Grande River. Del Rio is home to the oldest winery in Texas, the Val Verde Winery, but for anyone else, Del Rio is an outdoorsman’s paradise. Whether it’s bird watching, boating, or fishing, Del Rio offers visitors plenty of options. It is also home to a wide variety of museums perfect for when the Texas summers get too hot!
San Antonio is Texas’ number one most visited tourist destination every year. But in the summer, San Antonio shines and offers its visitors a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities! With it’s quaint Old Southwest charm, San Antonio is home to the Riverwalk, Hermisfair Park and the San Antonio Zoo. And a trip to San Antonio isn’t complete without a stop at the Alamo, home to one of the most infamous battles in military history.