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Nature - Resorts and Lodges in Texas
Texas features more than 70 state parks and natural areas, perfect for exploring during your next getaway. Big Bend Ranch State Park, the state’s largest state park at 311,000 acres, is located along the Rio Grande and features plenty of hiking trails for all skill levels. If you are looking for more of an educational trip tied together with a bit of history, head to the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park. Enjoy the historical sites, picnicking, fishing, swimming, nature and wildlife viewing. The Visitor Center at the state park even houses some of the former president’s memorabilia.
According to Native American legend, when the Great Creator made the Earth and finished placing the stars in the sky, the birds in the air, and the fish in the sea, a large pile of rejected stony materials remained. Finished with His job, He threw them into one heap and made the Big Bend. No other location in the world unites the magnificent...
The ranch resides in the unspoiled region of Big Bend and is home to diverse wildlife such as Texas longhorn cattle, golden eagles, and coyotes. Big Bend National Park is a short drive away, offering unparalleled experiences in the Rio Grande canyons.
As the only full-service resort on Lake Texoma, Tanglewood allows for plenty of nature and sightseeing. Explore the waters on a fishing or canoeing trip and enjoy the calming breeze. Or, keep your feet firmly on the ground at the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, adjacent to the resort. Discover the many native plants and animals on a relaxing...
The beautiful natural surroundings of Silver Spur Ranch are sure to calm your heart during your Texas getaway. Enjoy the beautiful views from your private accommodation, or explore on a quiet walk or horseback ride. Here, you'll truly be able to become one with nature.
Nature-lovers of all ages will love this beautiful Texas Hill Country destination. Explore the natural beauty of the Sarayu Trail when you stay at Log Country Cove. This beautiful trail is the perfect place to discover local birds, butterflies, flowers, and much more!
Located at the very end of a road, and situated on three acres, Willow Point rests in a natural setting on its own point on Lake Buchanan. You can see raccoons, possums and squirrels, plus old oak and pine trees around this beautiful Hill Country resort. Go fishing on the lake, or take a walk along the shoreline!
At Lone Star Yogi, you have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. Whether you're simply camping in a tent, or have the full RV set-up with electricity and wireless internet, you can still absorb the peace and relaxation that comes straight from nature. Enjoy a refreshing Texas getaway at this one-of-a-kind destination!
Whether you prefer to spend your vacations pursuing aquatic adventures or relaxing on dry land, Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort has options to help you explore this beautiful region. Head to nearby Canyon Lake, Lake Dunlap, Lake Placid, or Lake McQueeney and cast your line for a variety of panfish or a trophy bass. The Natural Bridge Caverns...
The Flying L Guest Ranch is located in the heart of Texas Hill Country, making it a great getaway for nature-lovers of all ages. Explore the ranch's hiking trails and take in stunning views of the area, or join in on a guided horseback riding trip through the area. Keep your eyes open for white-tail deer, axis deer, blackbucks, jackrabbits, and a...
With a broad array of wildlife species and rugged natural beauty as far as the eye can see, Rancho Cortez is the perfect escape from urban life, thus providing access to the surrounding nature. The ranch borders the scenic Hill Country State Natural Area, a 5,500-acre park, with over 40 miles of hiking and riding trails for those seeking a healthy...
Galveston Island is the perfect place to enjoy a nature getaway in Texas, and Ryson Vacation Rentals gives you a front row seat to outdoor beauty you won't find anywhere else. Lovers of hiking and birding should make their way to Galveston Island State Park, where they can enjoy the stillness of the marshlands and the calm waters of Galveston Bay....
Reconnect with nature during your getaway to West 1077 Guest Ranch! Explore the adjoining state park, the “ Hill Country State Natural Area” at your leisure, which you can even do-so via horseback riding. Horses are available at other nearby ranches or feel free to bring your own!
Nature awaits around every corner in Hill Country! Explore the breathtaking landscape on horseback and traverse various types of terrain from native grasslands to rolling, rocky hills. On your trip, catch a glimpse of the ranch's more than 20 exotic species exotic deer and antelope!
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The Texas sun and water-fueled fun await at these lake resorts! Visit the sparkling shores of beautiful bodies of water like Lake LBJ and Canyon Lake and discover a world of aquatic adventures. These... more
Every family needs bonding time, and sometimes that dark, cave-like basement and re-runs of TV sitcoms just aren't enough. Enter the great state of Texas where the sun shines strong, the pools shimmer... more