Texas favorite flower garden is surrounded by Austin Texas! For the botanical and LadyBird Johnson fans, The Wildflower Center is a must see for all ages. Beat the heat and explore early Spring and Fall but open all-year round.
New theme park! Coming 2020. Outside The Woodlands along FM 242 and Hwy 59, amongst 150 acres, development is underway for the Grand Texas Theme Park. This theme park will house roller coasters, rides, a zip line, a water park, an rv park(now open), three hotels, fine dining, and retail shops. Its expected to provide destination over-night stay and entertainment for the whole family. Additional entertainment features to exhibit a Texas heritage component include a steam engine, stage coach, a museum, working farm and a petting zoo.
Get-along-little-dogies! Would you believe Fort Worth still carries on the cattle drive tradition? Right in the mist of town, held twice a day, a cattle drive roams into town while you dine right from the seat of your favorite restaurant along its path. For a better view, get a good seat along the windows. http://www.stockyardsstation.com/attractions/ft-worth-herd
Texas is full of rodeos! The largest rodeo happens in Houston but don't miss the excitement of rodeo action being upfront and personal in Ft. Worth, Bandera, Mesquite, Houston and a town near you. I should have been a cowboy!
Go west young man/woman! If you want to experience a real chuck-wagon camp-out, go to Llano! These rustlers know how to bring out the authentic cook-out from days of long ago. Ride in a stage-coach, eat a chuck-wagon breakfast and own a piece of some original western art. http://www.llanoheritagefestival.com/
Garner State Park is majestic beauty! Located west of San Antonio in Concan, is nestled in the canyons and sits along the cool, clear Frio River. This campground is home to some of the best steep hiking and bike trails, inner-tube fun, paddle-boating, canoeing, picnicking, over-night camping, and fishing. Due to the high volume of visitors, reservations must be made months in advance. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/state-parks/garner
Yee-haw! A real 1800s western town! Where the old west comes alive and is celebrated at Enchanted Springs Park in Boerne. Ranked as one of the best locations for authentic western movie sets by film magazines and production studios. Come see shows where cowboys rustle up some action in the middle of the town, enjoy the on-going activities or chow down on some tasty chuck wagon style food. http://www.enchantedspringsranch.com/
If its outdoor festive fun, this is the place for little tikes! Open during Halloween and Christmas, in Brookshire, much excitement to be enjoyed here! Come see glowing carved pumpkins, go on a hay-ride, during Halloween, and enjoy the Christmas activities including tree picking. Food, shaved ice, and lots of treats! www.dewberryfarm.com