7 Texified Weekend Road Trips

By Linsey Thut | August 25, 2017

No need for a full-blown week-long vacation to relax. Hop on the road and follow these 7 road trips to find some of the best Texas has to offer from deep, dark caves and scenic crisp waterholes to tacos galore and some of our favorite BBQ joints — in just one day! Take pictures on your road trip? Share them with with us on our Facebook page!

Texas Cave Trail Road Trip

If you can’t stand that Texas sun any longer, head underground with this road trip that’ll take you to all the coolest spots (literally) underneath the Hill Country. AND as if spelunking and hanging with bats wasn’t great enough, if you hit up all 4 of these caves and get your passport stamped, you’ll receive a FREE T-shirt at the end!

Historic Route 66 Road Trip

Photo by Keith George

Take a trip to the past when the destination wasn’t nearly as important as the journey. Peppered throughout Route 66 are nostalgic relics of yester-year, like the iconic Cadillac Ranch, the lesser known VW Slug Bug Ranch, the U Drop Inn Cafe which was featured in Disney’s Cars and more!

Road Trip the Texas Revolution

Check out this list of some of the most significant places and parts of the Texas Revolution to plan your own road trip through Texas’s past, including the Gonzales Memorial Museum where you’ll find the “Come and Take it” Cannon, Washington-on-the-Brazos where the Texas Declaration of Independence was signed and Presidio la Bahia, where Commander Fannin and his men were executed.

The San Antonio Taco Road Trip

Eat your way through the San Antonio taco scene with this road trip that’ll take you to five of the most historic (and mouth-watering) taco shops in town. Start with breakfast tacos at Pete’s Tako House, scarf down brisket taco’s at Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant, gorge on the “Original Puffy Taco” at Ray’s Drive Inn, and so much more.

The Epic Swimming Holes Road Trip

Can’t get enough of those summertime vibes? Then grab a towel and your swim suit and get to splashing through this Swimming Holes Road Trip. Pick and choose from your favorite swimming holes in the Hill Country, like Zedler Mill in Luling, The Slab in Kingsland, and Barton Springs in Austin, for one refreshing day!

The Ultimate BBQ Belt Road Trip

You love BBQ, we love BBQ, everyone loves BBQ — so let’s all celebrate that with this enticing trip through the BBQ Belt that includes some of our favorite joints. Start in the hallowed halls of Louie Mueller Barbecue in Taylor, enjoy jalapeno cheese sausage at Black’s Barbecue in Lockhart, eat with your hands at Luling City Market in Luling and so much more!

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