Thanks to its humongous size, it only makes sense that Texas is one of the best destinations to hit the road in, especially for those who like to keep things varied when it comes to scenery, activities, and sights.
Expect golden rolling hills, vineyards, and wine-tasting experiences galore, charming country views, frames of native trees, and marvelous geological formations.
Make sure to stop in at the town of Bandera the “Cowboy Capital of the World”. You’ll want to check out the Frontier Times Museum and Old Spanish Trail Restaurant – think huge comfort meals!
It will give you the unique opportunity to experience the best this desertic area of Texas has to offer, including its wildlife, a myriad of historical remains and tons of geological wonders.
No matter what section of this road you find yourself in, you’ll get to feel as though you’re the only human in the entire world as there’s virtually no civilization anywhere around.
As you make your way from Galveston Island to Surfside Beach, you’ll be pretty much driving parallel to the ocean, with some sections getting so close to it that they actually run right next to the sand!
There are several spots worth making along the way, including the Medina and Sabinal rivers, an authentic dude ranch, and several hiking trails among hills and canyons.