Spring Break in Texas gives a whole new meaning to the term March Madness!
From the sunny beaches of coastal (and subtropical) Texas to the rugged mountains 600 miles to the west (and yes, still in Texas), there's a little bit of everything in terms of places to visit and things to do!
Float down a clear-glistening river in a raft, canoe or kayak taking in the fresh air of the Texas Hill Country as you pass by deer and armadillo standing on the shore creating the perfect outdoor environment for your adventure, or visit hip and cosmopolitan Austin and its world-class music scene for one of the premiere film and music festivals in the USA; rollick in the surf and the white sandy beaches at party destinations all along the unspoiled Texas coast or head to a fast-paced theme park in San Antonio, Arlington, Galveston or South Padre Island; dare to travel deep into an ancient cavern full of geologic wonder or spend time shuffling the streets of historic Fredericksburg -- the choices are nearly unlimited.
The Johnson Space Center near Houston offers a step into the future while the rugged mountains of Big Bend Park brings an ageless land to your Texas spring break.
From the best concerts and nightclubs to spring break adventures that help you find a restoration or archaeology project where you can learn and recreate all in one place. Texas is full of possibilities. Country music, reggae, hip hop, hard rock, jazz, blues...Texas is a great place for music and performing arts, and we're just getting started with calendar of events and activities available where you can celebrate your spring in grand style. There is something for every age group! Let's get started!
Explore some popular spring break destinations in the Lone Star State!
It's always beach time on the Texas coast and you'll find literally dozens of great beach/waterfront places where you can enjoy the Texas coast at dozens of great destinations.
Cowboy up to a real dude ranch! You can find them in places like Bandera and Medina, near Fort Worth, Waco and Austin. Get a taste of the old west. What fun in the wild!
Find a desert watering hole perfect for swimming and camping. Far West Texas is a great place to find one: Big Bend, Marfa, Guadalupe and the Dead Horse Mountains...
Nearly 400 miles of coastline offers a lot of saltwater fun in Texas. Choose a hot spot where nightlife is wild and crazy, or a remote beach perfect for a salty adventure in paradise.
There's no music like Austin music. Celebrate at SXSW and a dozen other music festivals across Austin and the big state of Texas. Concerts, outdoor dances and so much more!
Get educated and cultured! Texas is home to great museums featuring art, history and science. You will find them in almost every Texas city and community. What a great prize!
The stars are big and bright in Texas! Get up close in the mountains where the sky is as big as...well, Texas. Great stargazing opportunities under dark, midnight Texas skies...
Speaking of rugged and exciting adventures! Texas offers some of the very best you'll find, from hiking to climbing to rafting in the river, We've got it all and it's waiting for you!
Consider a road trip across the wine country of the Lone Star State. Texas producers lots of great wine at orchards and vinters all across the state. Play like a wino in Texas!
So you're thinking waterparks for the spring break season? Get wet at great waterparks in every corner of the state, from Schlitterbahns to boogie rides. they are all in Texas.
Step into the future at NASA's Space Center near Houston. Visit Mission Control, learn about space history, and explore space from the comfort of Earth- get ready for Mars!
A classic Texas beach town located on Mustang Island offers history, nostalgia, the perfect old-style surf town with a real personality. Great fun and fishing and beaching.
Did someone say fishing? World class fishing is available at the coast and lakes and rivers all across Texas. From fresh water to salt water, fishing is the best in Texas.
On the southern tip of Texas and on the Gulf of Mexico, South Padre Island offers beauty, fun, wild spring break parties and lots of border culture. Enjoy the Texas tropics!
The greater Houston area offers some of the best concerts and theater productions, culture, dining dining and tons of fun to have at all kinds of attractions. Check it out.
There's nothing like a great raft, canoe or tube ride down the Rio Frio or one of the other great rivers and streams in Texas. There are spring break camps in Concan too!
When it comes to theme parks and attractions, Texas has you covered, from Sea World to Fiesta Texas to the Texas State Aquarium and more. Have a little fun this spring season!
We've barely scratched the surface of great spring break events, attractions and destination in this sampling. Every city and county has something to offer. Go ahead, enjoy!