Texas is known for being bigger in everything, and maybe this is the reason why its road trips are distinctive and more adventurous. So before you start to plan your road trip on the 270,000 square miles state, make sure you have the list of what places to visit and what routes to choose.
For your ease of experience, we have made a list of road trips experiences that are wild and fun to discover in the Lone Star State.
Austin, the capital city of Lone Star State, has everything we can ask for. From the Live Music Festivals to paddleboard on Lady Bird Lake, we can find every adventure here. The adventures don’t end here, as the city is also filled with numerous eateries, artistic features and world-class museums.
The road trip experience can get even better if you visit the colony of bats near Congress Avenue Bridge. No matter how you travel or spend your time, the place offers exciting activities for everyone.
Big bend national park
If you’re a nature freak like us, then the Big Bend National Park is the right place for you. The park offers several activities, including bird watching and getting sight of more than 450 species. The area is also known for 50-foot crocodiles and pterosaur fossils, three campgrounds and 150 miles of hiking trails. So if you’re planning a trip to West Texas, make sure to experience the Big Bend National Park’s beauty as well.
Apart from water and wind sports, you can also get the opportunity to see beaches, bays, islands, and ports at Corpus Christi. The road trip becomes more enjoyable with its arts, music, museums and other cultural activities. Make sure to visit the USS Lexington battleship museum and Texas State Aquarium, so you can make this trip worth the visit.
Consisting of thick forests and soaring pine trees, East Texas as the name suggests is famous for its subtropical climate and humidity. The place has several Cajun and southern eateries where you can enjoy delicious meals. And the “Great Texas Balloon Race” is must to experience. And if you’re a music lover, then the ”Texas Country Music Hall of Fame” is the spot for you. East Texas is the place where you will find the most amazing terrain and culture.
Route 66 itself has a lot of adventurous and fun-filled experiences to offer. So while travelling 178 miles through the route 66, you will get the sight of Wigwam Village, the “World’s Largest Bottle of Ketchup,” Cadillac Ranch and several strange views.
A lot of people also visit the ghost towns on the way. You can also visit the Devil’s Rope Museum and Bug Ranch on the way, or get to see the beautiful views of natural landmarks.