Texas is the second largest state in the United States, but when it comes to fun things to do during your stay, visiting its state capital Austin or Touring the Alamo comes to mind. However, if you really want to enjoy your stay in this vast state, there’s a lot more to do that just the two. In this post, we shall take a look at some of the cool things you can do in Texas and may not have heard about.
This may not sound fun for a tourist, and it’s certainly not the first thing that comes to mind when you want to enjoy your stay somewhere, but Texas is renowned for its diverse farming. Most of the farms in this state offer tours as well as kid friendly events. In Brenham region alone, you will come across a diverse selection such as alpaca farms, lavender farms, miniature horses and Jersey barnyards just to mention a few. You not only gain a new perspective, but there are some excellent products for purchases and exciting activities to indulge. You will not only be enjoying and learn new things but supporting the local farmers in the area as well.
Visit Washington on The Brazos
One of the most iconic pieces of Texas history is the Alamo, but what many do not know is that it’s the birthplace of Texas happened almost 180 miles from San Antonio. The location has since been declared as a state park and hosts some exciting hiking trails and recreational water activities such as fishing and reenactments. You simply can’t create a ‘Cool things to do in Texas’ draft without including Washington on the Brazos.
Stay in a Bed and Breakfast
There are probably hundreds or thousands of Bed and Breakfasts scattered across this vast state. Unfortunately, what most tourists do not know is that finding an excellent bed and breakfast can give a unique experience. Usually owned privately, these homes can provide a historical or a contemporary experience that you cannot find in a typical local hotel. You can check with the local Chamber of Commerce for recommendations or use the Internet to search for more distinct places.
Visit The Blue Bell Ice Cream Factory
The Blue Bell Factory is one of the best places to visit in Texas, Washington County. For cool things to do in this state, a tour of Texas’ Ice cream birthplace is certainly worth considering. You can see the process and better believe that there will be some tasty ice cream waiting for you at the end of the tour.