Texas boasts many exciting cities, but if you seek undiscovered gems, these spectacular places in Texas are perfect for you.
Terlingua, a silver mining ghost town near Mexico, has few residents but unique lodging, eateries, bars, art, and strange attractions.
This 20-mile scenic drive in the Texas Hill Country's Gillespie County is a breathtaking stretch of winding road through unique geology.
Boca Chica State Park's "secret" beach near Brownsville offers clear water, camping, fishing, driving on sand, and treasure hunting.
Laguna Atascosa, near Mexico border, has 417 bird species, sea turtles, blue crab and more. The refuge is famous for a million redhead ducks in autumn.
Near Dripping Springs, west of Austin, a hidden oasis is considered one of Texas' best swimming holes.
Caverns of Sonora is a world-renowned show cave with calcite crystal formations. Guided tours and fudge tasting are available on the property.
The Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo is a 1974 public art installation with ten graffiti-covered cars buried at the same angle as the Great Pyramid.
Hike 1.5 miles in Colorado Bend Park to reach a 60-ft waterfall, surrounded by 32 miles of trails.