Being new to Texas, we are slowly discovering our new home state, and loving all of the new adventures.

When you are looking for the best things to do in Texas, the sheer size of options can be overwhelming. Use this ultimate bucket list of Texas to help plan your next vacation and find new things to do in Texas!

The Palo Duro Canyon in Canyon Texas is part of the state parks system. There is a wealth of outdoor recreational activities throughout the park.

Be sure to stop at U-Drop Inn in Shamrock to see the iconic visitor’s center that was made famous by the Disney Pixar movie, Cars.

Lady Bird Lake is located in Austin Texas. The lake is a great place to enjoy boating and kayaking along with hiking around the lake.

The Hamilton Pool Preserve in Dripping Springs Texas is a natural spring in the limestone fed by underwater rivers. It’s the perfect place to cool off in the summer, but be sure to make a reservation in advance.

The Fort Worth Stockyard is an iconic National Historic District which epitomizes the history of Texan culture. You will enjoy taking a stroll along the original brick paved walkways and watching the twice a day cattle drive.

The Texas state flower is the Bluebonnet, and each spring the state comes alive with this amazing floral display. You won’t want to miss having a picnic in a bluebonnet field.

Discover the four highest peaks in Texas at the Guadalupe Mountains National Park located about 100 miles east of El Paso. It contains a diverse environment of mountains, canyons, and deserts.

At Enchanted Rock State Natural Area you’ll discover a giant pink granite natural dome formation. You’ll be able to go camping, geocaching, stargazing, hiking and more when visiting this Texas state park in Fredericksburg.

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