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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.
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.
Looking for a hefty dose of nature during a stay at The Dunes? Trek on over to the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, known as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife, to truly reconnect with the natural beauty and nature the Gulf has to offer.
Whether you are on horseback or a hayride, Twin Elm Guest Ranch really lets you appreciate the surrounding beauty of the Texas Hill Country. Take a breathtaking look at the beautiful landscape by tube or by foot down the Medina River, with water so clear and crisp you can even see the fish!
Located on 11,000 stunning acres in the Texas Hill Country, Rough Creek Lodge is the perfect place to get a little closer to nature. There are many options to choose from for your nature retreat: walk along the five mile trail around Mallard Lake, join a guided horseback riding trip around the property, or cast your line into the lake for a day of...
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!
The beautiful Lake Whitney area is a destination that will charm nature-lovers of all ages. At Cliffview Resort, you can easily bask in the stunning views and the refreshing air, and indulge in a variety of exciting activities that let you get as close to the great outdoors as possible. Travel the waters on a kayak or canoe, or bring along your...
Lake Conroe offers travelers a bevy of outdoor activities to try during your stay at La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa. Whether you do some swimming, rent a canoe or kayak, or bring your fishing pole along to reel in your next trophy catch, there's plenty to do during your stay. Explore the surrounding Gulf Coast beauty on a road trip down to...
At Lone Star Yogi, you have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. Whether you're 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!
Head to Austin for a stay at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa and you'll be up close and personal to some beautiful sites. Take a horseback ride through Austin and experience the Texas scenery. The sunsets in the area are not to be missed, after a long day with your group, enjoy the sites together.
Located in the heart of the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve, Travaasa Destinations lets you truly embrace nature. Enjoy a variety of fun outdoor activities including horseback riding, ziplining, and hiking. The onsite farm provides the food you will enjoy at the resort, but go ahead and learn more with classes on the different aspects of farming....
San Antonio Texas will be the perfect backdrop for your next vacation. While at La Cantera Resort & Spa, enjoy the unique terrain of the South West and explore the scenic vistas. You'll be treated to beautiful sunsets and gorgeous backdrops of orange and red. The hill country views will literally take your breath away. Be sure to bring your...
Discover Hill County Texas up close and personal with a trip to River City Resorts. The Natural Bridge Wildlife Camp and the Natural Bridge Caverns can be discovered by trails that take your through the longstanding pines. Enjoy a meditative stroll while you take in the fresh air and beautiful landscape of the surrounding area.
You're never far from an amazing outdoor experience when you plan a trip to Texas with Utopian Luxury Vacation Homes. Many of their Austin properties are set along the shores of Lake Travis, affording easy access to a day on the water. Whether you rent a boat at the local marina, or bring your fishing pole along to reel in your next trophy bass,...
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