Lifestyle

Natural Wonders of Texas You Have to See to Believe

By  | 

We hate spam too, we'll never share your email address

 

 

The weather is perfect for a road trip to see the natural wonders of Texas, and these three won’t disappoint. Spanning from north to south, with a considerable distance in between (hey… Texas? It’s big, okay!), this is one road trip you won’t soon foget. Take as much or as little time as you like, but do take the trip! Spend the night at some of the great hotels and motels along the way and see the Lone Star state’s famous roadside attractions in this easy and relatively inexpensive trip.

1. Palo Duro Canyon

Natural Wonders of Texas You Have to See to Believe

Photo: Flickr/Maciej Kraus

Second in size only to the Grand Canyon, Palo Duro Canyon’s beauty is barely done justice by the photos! You have to see it in person to appreciate its vast size and its epic attraction as one of the natural wonders of Texas. Situated in the Texas Panhandle, not far from Amarillo, its red rock layers practically tell a story in their designs, speaking of the many elements that helped to shape it over the years. It’s an absolutely unforgettable experience!

2. Caverns of Sonora

Natural Wonders of Texas You Have to See to Believe

Photo: Flickr /Leah Jones

Many Texans and tourists have visited the Caverns of Sonora and raved about their beauty. As far as natural wonders of Texas go, this is one you won’t soon forget. They have various tour options at a number of skill levels, and visitors can admire the breathtaking formations at practically every turn.

3. Big Bend National Park

Natural Wonders of Texas You Have to See to Believe

Photo: Wikimedia

Big Bend National Park is one of the top natural wonders on every Texan’s bucket list. Its ample hiking opportunities, camping, and stargazing are second to none. The locale is serene and vast. The Chisos Mountains provide the perfect backdrop for the most picturesque sunrises and most amazing West Texas sunsets you’re bound to experience.