Take the Ultimate Texas Road Trip!
Whether you’re looking for adventure, live music, or great dining, the Lone Star State has it all! From sightseeing in Austin to luxury shopping in Houston, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite picks in Texas’s most exciting cities.
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The Lighthouse is a magnificent natural rock tower in Palo Duro Canyon State Park.
Favorite local restaurant – The world-famous Big Texan steakhouse dares you to take the challenge - eat a salad, baked potato, shrimp cocktail, and 72 ounces of beef and get it for free!
Fun attraction – Cadillac Ranch is an iconic Route 66 art installation with 10 Cadillacs buried nose-first in the ground. Bring a can of spray paint and add your own unique touch.
Don’t miss – Nicknamed the Grand Canyon of Texas, Palo Duro Canyon is the second largest canyon in the US. The length of the canyon is drivable or you can hike 30 miles of scenic trails.
Dealey Plaza City Park commemorates the memory of President John F. Kennedy.
Favorite local restaurant – Known by many as the best steakhouse in Texas, Pappas Bros. Steakhouse serves the finest Texas prime beef along with decadent desserts.
Fun attraction – The Star, in Frisco, is the 91-acre Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters and entertainment district that offers dining, shopping, and entertainment, year-round.
Don’t miss – One of Texas’ most visited attractions, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the life, death, and legacy of President John F. Kennedy.
Enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail while listening to live music at the Roosevelt Room.
Authentic honky-tonk – The granddaddy of Texas honky-tonks is Broken Spoke, which hasn’t changed in 55 years. Grab a Lone Star and enjoy some boot-scootin’ to the live music.
Favorite local restaurant – Kerbey Lane Café is 100% family-owned and specializes in locally sourced, made-from-scratch comfort food, including breakfast platters and homestyle entrees.
Don’t miss - Experience the Roosevelt Room, a 20’s-inspired cocktail bar and music venue with two full bars, a large dance floor, and mezzanine overlooking the action.
The Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk at night.
Favorite local restaurant – Mi Tierra Café Y Panaderia, in downtown San Antonio, is a lively café and bakery where you’ll enjoy traditional Mexican dishes, handmade margaritas, and mariachis.
Fun attraction – SeaWorld San Antonio offers thrilling ride and up-close animal encounters. The newest ride is Tidal Surge, the world’s tallest and fastest ride of its kind.
Two T-38 supersonic jet trainers at Space Center Houston.
Favorite local restaurant – Truth Barbeque, located in the heart of the Inner Loop, turns out smoked brisket, ribs and more along with delectable sides like tater tot casserole.
Fun attraction – Space Center Houston is the official visitor center of NASA Johnson Space Center and brings space exploration to life with interactive exhibits.
Don’t miss - The Houston Galleria is Texas' largest and most luxurious shopping destination. Enjoy more than 400 stores and 60+ eateries. The Drury Inn & Suites Houston Near the Galleria is less than a mile away!
Cacti line the Rio Grande River near McAllen.
Live Music – The Flying Walrus is a lively downtown staple known for pizza by the slice and live bands in an unpretentious setting.
Favorite local restaurant – Joelene’s in the Mercado District Food Hall is well known for their fried spare ribs but you’ll also love the fried chicken and fried green tomato on a potato roll.
Don’t miss – La Plaza Mall is the premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination in the Rio Grande Valley. Explore over 180 specialty and department stores.