4 Spring Break Road Trips

Barbecue, Bluebonnets, Swimming Holes and History — these are all the things that make up a Texas-sized Spring Break adventure. Instead of wasting the week away in front of the TV, get out and explore all the awesome things Texas has to offer! Choose one adventure from this list or trip them all for the MOST EPIC Spring Break ever! Happy Trippin’!

 The ULTIMATE Bluebonnet Road Trip

Here in Texas, we sure love a good field sprinkled with hundreds of bluebonnets. On this road trip, you get your blue-flower-fill in the heart of the Hill Country, with stops in Burnet and Llano (both Bluebonnet Co-Capitals of Texas), the famous Willow City Loop (a 13 mile scenic drive through creeks and hills), The Blue Bonnet Cafe for creamy pie in Marble Falls and more! Click here for the route.

The ULTIMATE BBQ Belt Road Trip

If eating your way across Texas sounds like the dream, then this is the trip for you. Be sure to wear your fat pants because you’ve got 6 meaty destinations awaiting you including the hallowed ‘que institiution Louie Mueller Barbecue in Taylor, three barbecue joints in Lockhart (aka “the Barbecue Capital of Texas”) and so much more. Click here to start eating…

The Historic Route 66 Road Trip

Picture by Keith George.

Pack the family in the car and trip to the “good ol’ days” when folks were driving cross-country to chase their dreams. On this road trip, the journey is just as fun as the destination. Check out Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo, a historic ghost town in *gasp* New Mexico, a Texas-sized cross, the iconic U Drop Inn Cafe in Shamrock, TX and so much more. *DISCLAIMER: You must crank up the tunes and roll down the windows on this trip. Click here for the cruisin’ route.

The ULTIMATE Swimmin’ Holes Road Trip

Texas weather changes on the daily — one day you need a little rainy day fun, and the next day you’re sweating in the sun. On those sweltering days, cool off with this splash-worthy road trip that includes Barton Springs in Austin, Blue Hole (in both Wimberley and Georgetown), Hamilton Pool in Dripping Springs and more! Click here for this wet and wild route.

Want even more fun? Click here for tons of Spring Break ideas!