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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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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...
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!
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....
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!
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.
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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
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