Camping in Texas

Texas is as diverse as states come. From the bustling cities to Big Bend National Park and the shining gulf coast, campers will find tourist attractions to satisfy everyone. 

The Alamo   
This 4.2 acre complex is an old mission where a small band of Texans held out for thirteen days against the centralist army of General Antonio López de Santa Anna.

Texas State Aquarium
The aquarium features close-up views of the wonders of the Gulf of Mexico in a wide variety of marine habitats.  You gotta see the 3,000 animals that call the Official State Aquarium of Texas home!

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
Contrasting spectacularly with its surroundings, Lake Meredith lies on the dry and windswept High Plains of the Texas Panhandle in a region known as Llano Estacado, or Staked Plain.

Big Thicket National Preserve
The Preserve consists of nine land units and four water corridors encompassing 86,428 federal and 10,766 non-federal acres (97,191 total acres).  A convergence of ecosystems occurred here during the last Ice Age. It brought together, in one geographical location, the eastern hardwood forests, the Gulf coastal plains, and the Midwest prairies.

Fort Davis National Historic Site
Soldiers from Fort Davis, a key post in West Texas, helped open the area to settlement and protected travelers and merchants along the San Antonio-El Paso Road from 1854 to 1891. Today the fort is regarded as the best preserved in the Southwest.

Caldwell Zoo
This 50-acre zoo annually plays host to over 675,000 visitors, who are offered the unique experience of viewing animals form around the world in fascinating re-creations of their natural environments.

Gregg County Historical Museum
Displays centered on timber, farming, oil, railroads, schools, business, and commerce. Room scenes including the bank president's office, a dentist's office, an early 1900s parlor and bedroom, the interior of a log cabin and a general mercantile store.

The Hudnall Planetarium - The Hudnall Planetarium boasts a 30-foot diameter, domed theater seating 100, an exhibit area, and an assortment of telescopes including a new solar telescope.

The Discovery Museum
 The Discovery Museum is a small hands-on science center on the campus of Utah State University.  There are about 18 interactive and hands-on exhibits that demonstrate a variety of science and engineering principles.

 

Sengelmann Hall

Sengelmann Hall is a restored 1890’s Texas dance hall, restaurant, saloon, biergarten & Czech bakery in historic downtown Schulenburg, TX. We're located in the beautiful rolling hills of Fayette County an hour and a half from Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. Our dancehall features live music and dancing on the original 115 year-old, long leaf pine floor every Friday and Saturday night. Dance to traditional Country, Texas Country, Western Swing, Cajun and Polka music.