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3 of the Best & Most Beautiful Scenic Drives in Texas

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From the Panhandle to the Gulf Coast, and from east to west, the state of Texas has it all. We have great forests to enjoy, hills to roam, deserts to explore and hike in, and beaches to swim. Stunning scenery is certainly in no shortage throughout the Lone Star State, which makes it ideal for long, scenic drives. Here are three of the best and most beautiful scenic drives in Texas.

1. Marble Falls to Inks Lake State Park

Three of the Best & Most Beautiful Scenic Drives in Texas

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The stretch of road from Marble Falls to Inks Lake State Park passes through Longhorn Caverns State Park along Park Road 4. With a variety of scenic overlooks, hiking trails, and a number of caves, this scenic drive ranks as one of the more beautiful in all of Texas.

2. Bandera Pass

Three of the Best & Most Beautiful Scenic Drives in Texas

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Bandera pass was originally used by settlers to the area as it was a natural break in the mountains and Native Americans had used it for travel for centuries. Now with a paved roadway to journey through, the views of the Hill Country that surround you while driving are utterly breathtaking.

3. Llano to Enchanted Rock

Three of the Best & Most Beautiful Scenic Drives in Texas

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Taking you through Central Texas on State Highway 16, this Llano to Enchanted Rock route features the granite monolith that is Enchanted Rock and all of its natural beauty. The journey to the area is incomparable to some, and make this a favorite among locals.