Now that fall is finally here and Texas is going through it's "cold front", we can all agree that the time to go outside and enjoy nature is right now. Lucky for Texans, there's no shortage of places to explore to do just that. We've compiled a list of the best places to go in Texas to enjoy fall temperatures and all of the scenic beauty that the season it brings with it.
Lost Maples State Natural Area
Address: 37221 FM 187, Vanderpool, TX 78885
Why You Need To Go: Experiencing the leaves changing color with a new season is rare for us Texans, but this hidden paradise allows you to do exactly that.
Sculptures of Bee Cave
Address: 13333 TX-71, Bee Cave, TX 78738
Why You Need To Go: Being outdoors in the heat gets miserable after only a short amount of time, but with this weather, you can finally enjoy some adorable sculptures at this free park.
Piedmont Ridge Trail
Address: 2400 N Jim Miller Rd., Dallas, TX 75227
Why You Need To Go: Exploring this trail means you'll end up at scenic viewpoints with incredible sights and glorious breezes to cool you off.
Address: 3505 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX, 75219
Why You Need To Go: You're not the only one who looks forward to this time of the year, your furry pal will enjoy a trip to this gorgeous park in DFW.
Aggieland Adventure Zoo & Safari Park
Price: $17 - $25
Address: 18075 FM974 Bryan, TX 77808
Why You Need To Go: Zoos are 10x better when you're not sweating to death all day, now you can fully enjoy the glorious giraffes and other animals at this awesome park.
Address: 6464 Creekside Forest Drive The Woodlands, Texas
Why You Need To Go: Views, thrills, and chills are all attainable at Texas Treeventures, go now before it gets "too cold" (whatever that means).
Terry Hershey Park
Address: 15200 Memorial Dr., Houston, Texas 77079
Why You Need To Go: Houston is a beautiful city, and there's no better place to fully appreciate it than Terry Hershey Park.