4 Must Visit Places on a Road Trip Through Texas

Undoubtedly, the great state of Texas is one of the most visited states in the United States of America. It promises visitors unrivalled enjoyment and fun and your family is guaranteed to fall in love with the state. Therefore, if you are planning a road trip through this exciting and enjoyable state.

San Antonio Riverwalk Evening - Flickr CC stuseeger

Port Aransas

Located on Mustang Island along the Gulf of Mexico in Southern Texas, Port Aransas is home to numerous condos that lead right up to the beach. Admittedly, the waters here may not be as azure as those found in Florida but nonetheless, the beaches attract many visitors due to the size of the waves with some areas getting waves that are over 6 feet! If you are planning a road trip to Texas and in particular Port Aransas, do not forget to bring your boogie boards and swim trunks and be ready to have the time of your life!

The Riverwalk in San Antonio

Running through the city of San Antonio is a long, winding river that has earned the name ‘riverwalk’ as a result of the numerous side walks along the river that give visitors the chance to walk along its length. In addition, you can also charter boat rides down the river as you take in the spectacular views which include trees lining the river, stores, and even a mall. Whenever you are in San Antonio, make a point of visiting the Riverwalk.

Blue Bell Creamery

Needless to say, we have all heard of the great ice-cream chain. The company’s creamery is located in Brenham, Texas and opened its doors in 1907. With over 50 different ice-cream flavors and a presence in most of the states, do not miss a chance to visit this iconic creamery during your road trip and you may just be lucky enough to get free ice-cream.

The Big Texan in Amarillo

Located in Amarillo, Texas, the Big Texan is a large restaurant that is renowned for its wonderful food. However, what draws visitors to this restaurant is its free 72 oz. steak. If you dare, the cooks grill you a 72 ounce steak and if you manage to eat all the steak, roll, potato, and salad, you will have just earned yourself a free meal. Conversely, if you are unable to finish the steak, you must pay a fee of about $72! If you are up for the challenge, well, good luck!

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