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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.
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 Texas Hill Country is a beautiful destination for nature-lovers to unwind and explore at their leisure. An onsite nature trail lets you wander through the surroundings. The half-mile long trail winds around the area and lets you discover the local flora and fauna! It's a great way to bask in the wonders of Texas Hill Country!
If you enjoy the great outdoors then the Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay is the perfect place to set up your home base. Located near plenty of outdoor areas such as the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge and the Goose Island State Park, you're just minutes from activities such as hiking, hunting, wildlife viewing and much more!
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....
Austin, Texas offers beautiful natural settings during your next vacation. At Lakeway Resort and Spa, you'll be located directly on Lake Travis. Spend the day sailing to get a different perspective on the area, or spend the day walking around the shore. The Texas sunsets are sure to take your breath away. Don't forget to pack your camera on your...
Hill Country Premier Lodging in Texas is surrounded by beautiful nature. Take advantage of the nearby bodies of water to do some fishing, or head out on a Hill Country Wine Tour to get a look at the landscape while basking in the beauty of nature. The Bamboo gardens offer a unique setting, enjoy a picnic or sightseeing while you're there!
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.
Resting on 6,500 beautiful Texas acres and featuring thirteen lakes and miles upon miles of trails, Greystone Castle is the ideal destination for nature-lovers. Here, there's the chance for you to get close to the great outdoors in a variety of ways, whether it's a day of fishing onsite or exploring the area on a mountain bike. Or, you can just...
Padre Island National Seashore separates the Gulf of Mexico from the Laguna Madre, one of a few hypersaline lagoons in the world. The park protects 70 miles of coastline, dunes, prairies, and wind tidal flats teeming with life. It is a safe nesting ground for the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle and a haven for 380 bird species. It also has a rich...
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