Texas Travel Guide

National Geographic’s latest travel stories about Texas

Why It’s Worth It
From the sprawling desertscape of Big Bend National Park to the surprising beach towns along the Upper Coast, the Lone Star State is a place for every type of traveler. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the state’s boundless natural wonders—from diving into more than 400 miles of surf and sand to trekking through desert mountains, prairies, and hardwood forests. Stargazers, storytellers, and music lovers will find inspiration at every turn. Foodies come hungry. Texas cuisine is an explosion of flavors embodying the state’s diverse cultural blend, from its iconic barbecue and Tex-Mex to its creative fusion of international dishes. Spark children’s curiosity at interactive museums, vibrant arts venues, and thriving neighborhoods flourishing around the state.
Make a splash on your next Texas adventure
Make a splash on your next Texas adventure
Latest Stories
Be inspired by Texas big-city life
Be inspired by Texas big-city life
Explore more on a Texas-sized outdoor adventure
Explore more on a Texas-sized outdoor adventure
Savor the diverse flavors of Texas
Savor the diverse flavors of Texas
Plunge into beach life on the Texas Gulf Coast
Plunge into beach life on the Texas Gulf Coast
Make a splash on your next Texas adventure
Make a splash on your next Texas adventure
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