Come summertime, there are so many things, places, and people to spend your money on that it's easy to lose track. Finding free fun places in Texas to have the best day without spending a lot (or any) money is the best, and that's exactly what you'll find below. Your next adventure in the Lone Star State is just a scroll away!

Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park

Price: Free

Address: 2800 S. Post Oak Blvd., Houston, TX

Why You Need To Go: You can take a stroll in this incredible park and enjoy some fresh air while snapping a few awesome Insta shots.

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Crystal Beach

Price: Free

Address: Bolivar Peninsula, TX

Why You Need To Go: This is the perfect spot to get your tan on and maybe even take home a seashell or two.

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The Historic Pearl

Price: Free

Address: 303 Pearl Pkwy., San Antonio, TX

Why You Need To Go: This is the best spot to see, smell, and taste what San Antonio is all about.

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River Place Nature Trail

Price: Free

Address: 8820 Big View Dr., Austin, TX

Why You Need To Go: The water you'll see at the end of this stunning trail will blow your mind.

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Lakeside Park

Price: Free

Address: 4601 Lakeside Dr., Dallas, TX

Why You Need To Go: Who doesn't want to see a teddy bear statue or two at an already adorable park?

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Fort Worth Water Gardens

Price: Free

Address: 1502 Commerce St., Fort Worth, TX

Why You Need To Go: The whole area is like something out of a movie. Be aware though, sometimes the falls are drained for different purposes.

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San Antonio Japanese Tea Garden

Price: Free

Address: 3853 N St Mary's St., San Antonio, TX

Why You Need To Go: This garden is filled with stunning flowers, walkways, waterfalls, and more that'll practically transport you to Asia.

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El Paso Municipal Rose Garden

Price: Free

Address: 3418 Aurora Ave., El Paso, TX

Why You Need To Go: You'll find yourself in a colorful wonderland of roses when you step into this free paradise.

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