Texas is a wonderful state to live in, and among its better qualities is how massive it is! There's so much to do and see in the Lone Star State, so why not plan a road trip with your best friends to see it all? We've created the ultimate Texas road trip map so that you'll know all of the best things to do and see throughout your adventure, without having to do any real research.

Plus, the map is a big loop so you can hop on from any point across the state and experience it all starting from any big Texas city.

Guadalupe Mountains State Park

Price: $7

Address: 400 Pine Canyon, Salt Flat, TX

Why You Need To Go: There's no better way to kick off your road trip than with an incredible hike, and the Guadalupe Mountains has trails ranging from easy to hard for everyone to enjoy.


Fort Davis State Park Resort 

Price: $155 per night

Address: 16453 Park Rd. 3 Fort Davis, TX

Why You Need To Go: This is the cutest resort among the rolling hills in Fort Davis. The views are actually to die for here, especially from the pool overlooking the mountains.

This resort has the most stunning pool with even better views, you'll never want to head to bed. 


Big Bend National Park

Price: $15-30

Address: Big Bend National Park, TX

Why You Need To Go: Crossing Big Bend off your bucket list will be almost as satisfying as the hike to the multiple gorgeous peaks. There are so many trails and even waterfalls to explore!


Stonehenge in Odessa

Price: Free

Address: Preston Smith Rd, Odessa, TX

Why You Need To Go: Because everyone deserves an awesome pit stop after hours in the car!


Possum Kingdom State Park

Price: $4

Address: 3901 State Park Rd. 33 Caddo, TX

Why You Need To Go: You can hike and swim here, it's the best of both worlds. Plus, Hells Gate is truly a sight to behold.


Dallas 90's Airbnb

Price: $130

Address: Dallas, TX

Why You Need To Go: Very few people can say they've stayed at a 90s-themed Airbnb, but now you can and you'll look fly while doing it.



Price: Free

Address: Palestine, Texas

Why You Need To Go: In Palestine, you'll be able to take a break from a crowded car and hop on a scenic train ride instead.


Davy Crockett National Forest

Price: $3

Address: 18551 Texas 7, Kennard, TX

Why You Need To Go: You can chill in a hammock or trek through one of the most incredible forests in the world. Also a perfect stop for some super scenic camping.


Blue Lagoon

Price: $20-22

Address: 649 Pinedale Rd, Huntsville, TX

Why You Need To Go: To see some of the most beautiful water in Texas and get some stunning photos while you're at it.


Houston Airbnb

Price: $23 a night

Address: Houston, Texas

Why You Need To Go: This is definitely one of the coolest Airbnbs in Houston, and we know you're not willing to settle for just anywhere. While you're in the city, you need to check out the coolest things to do in Houston.


Gorman Falls

Price: $5

Address: 2236 Park Hill Dr, Bend, TX at Colorado Bend State Park

Why You Need To Go: Waterfalls are enjoyable no matter what the season is, you can stand back and admire them or stand under them to cool off on a hot day.


Wimberley Glamping Yurt

Price: $238 per night

Address: Wimberley, TX

Why You Need To Go: Wimberley has tons to do while you're there, and this yurt is absolutely adorable. You have to check out the clear water Blue Hole while you're in town!


The Narrows

Price: Free

Address: 101 Park Rd 23, Blanco, TX on the Blanco River

Why You Need To Go: You can camp here or just stretch your legs out, it's tricky to get to but all the more rewarding because of it. Follow the river bank and you'll eventually run into this top-secret spot!


Enchanted Rock

Price: $7

Address: 16710 Ranch Rd. 965 Fredericksburg, TX

Why You Need To Go: This state park has some of the best views in Texas, it's great exercise and there's even a hidden cave to explore.


Caverns of Sonora

Price: $16-20

Address: 1711 Pvt Rd 4468, Sonora, TX

Why You Need To Go: Speaking of caves, you can actually walk around this one! There's stunning formations everywhere you turn and even an awesome gift shop to get some souvenirs.


Monahan Sandhills

Price: $4

Address: Park Rd. 41 Monahans, TX

Why You Need To Go: Because who else can say they've gone sledding in sand?



Price: Free

Address: Marfa, TX

Why You Need To Go: There's no better place to end your trip, the town has the tiniest Target and a Prada for crying out loud!



We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.

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