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Small towns to visit in Texas. 

Gruene 

The town is on the list of National Register of Historic Places and has a variety of old things, vintage and antiques. Gruene has one of the oldest open-air dance halls in Texas known as the Gruene Hall. You can also visit or stay in the Victorian-style old building built in 1872 for a chance to experience tha town’s heritage; the place is called Gruene Family Home. Want to know another good thing about this town? It has the Guadalupe River nearby which you can visit when the town gets overcrowded.

Jefferson

Jefferson is popular among tourists for being the most attractive and graceful place to visit. The town has several historic buildings including the Old Post Office, Jefferson Carnegie Library, Excelsior House and many more. You can also visit the bayous at Caddo State Park for exploring. And if you are into spooky stuff, then do check out The Grove which holds the title of “The Most Haunted Small Town in Texas.”

Wimberley

For a faraway escape, you can visit Wimberley situated in Hays County. The town has some beautiful natural environment views to make your trip even special. You can drive by the scenic side of highway known as the Devil’s Backbone and get a sight of astonishing Prayer Mountain by walking up 218 steps. The place also has Blue Hole, famous as Texas best swimming hole to get the relaxing water experience.

Granbury

The Granbury is filled with historic restaurants, shops and bars, and is situated in Northern Texas. The town has several historic places, and one of them is The Hood County Courthouse dating back to1800w, and still has the own hand-wound clock. Granbury also has Ashton House a Daniel-Harris Home which are known as the late 19th century houses. The assassinator of Abraham Lincoln also lived in Granbury with a different name according to rumors. The Granbury Cemetery also has Jesse James buried.

Marfa

Marfa has Presidio County Courthouse which dates back to 1886, where you can reach to the top of the courthouse and get the beautiful view of the town. Marfa is famous for its minimal and particular art. In 1971, New York artist Donald Judd bought hangars here, and now these hangars have made up the Chinati Foundation. You can also visit the Prada Marfa for authentic kookiness; the store is similar to the actual Prada store with its “pop architectural land art project” idea.

 

Written by Bryan Barnes

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