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5 Swimming Hot Spots in Texas When It’s Sweltering Outside

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The temperature’s rising and the Texans are teeming at their favorite swimming hot spots! That’s right, summer is officially on its way (by the calendar) and feels like it’s already here according to the weatherman. It’s time to sort out just exactly where we want to go to cool off! Thankfully, Texas makes it easy on us aquaphiles with the vast number of swimming holes we have to choose from. If you’re looking for some new swimming hot spots to check out this summer, here are five that should be on your list when it gets sweltering outside.

Son’s Island

5 Swimming Hot Spots in Texas When It’s Sweltering Outside

Photo: Facebook/Son’s Island

Without having to even leave the state, you can experience a tropical getaway at Son’s Island. Located near Seguin in the Texas Hill Country, this swimming hot spot comes complete with white sand, cabanas, vintage RVs, and beautiful, cool water. Its relaxing vibe will leave you feeling rejuvenated, refreshed, and ready to take on another day in the Texas heat!

The Sometimes Islands

5 Swimming Hot Spots in Texas When It’s Sweltering Outside

Photo: Facebook/Jared Tennant

Did you know that Texas has its very own version of Atlantis? The “Sometimes Islands” are so named because they come and go depending on lake levels. Located in Lake Travis, outside of Austin, plan to take advantage of these masters of disguise and cool off to your heart’s content in the Texas Hill Country. You never know when they’ll be back, so if you’ve found them, slap a selfie on social media, because you’ve found something unique!

Mustang Island

5 Swimming Hot Spots in Texas When It’s Sweltering Outside

Photo: Facebook/Jerry Owen

Beaches in Texas often have a bit of a dubious past, having always been overcrowded and too busy for many a beachgoer’s liking. Yet few people know of take advantage of those that are truly gorgeous and don’t get throngs of people in thongs! Mustang Island is a shining example of this, and one well worth adding to your hot swimming spot list.

Balmorhea State Park

5 Swimming Hot Spots in Texas When It’s Sweltering Outside
Photo: Facebook/Balmorhea State Park – Texas Parks and Wildlife

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