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Best Texas Weekend Getaways

Jun 07, 2017

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Believe it or not, but we are officially on summer vacation! Wow, where has the year gone? Soon we'll be sending our kids back to school and counting the days until football season and cooler weather. In the meantime, why not take advantage of these next couple of weeks and plan a quick weekend getaway? There are plenty of fun places to visit in Texas that are affordable and easy to arrange. Check out our top 5 Texas Weekend Getaways!

Corpus Christie, TX - Honestly, who doesn't love the beach? If you're craving some sun, sand, and waves then head on down to this destination by the Gulf. Not only is this home to the best beaches in Texas, there's also a multitude of restaurants, nightclubs and other tourist attractions. Make sure you take a tour of the U.S.S. Lexington and take the kids to the Texas State Aquarium!

Austin, TX - "Keep Austin Weird" is a fitting motto for the Lone Star Capital. There are hundreds of fun, exotic activities that will result in one busy weekend full of excitement. You can check out a concert at one of their many local venues or take a dip in Barton Springs. Don't forget to stop by the world famous Franklin's BBQ for lunch!

Fredericksburg, TX - If you're looking for a more romantic getaway, then look no further than this quaint little Texas treasure. Fredericksburg is known for its beautiful views and famous southern vineyards that hold tours and tastings. Top the evening off at one of their many dancehalls for an unforgettable time and the perfect date.

Marfa, TX - This unique location is home to some of the most bizarre must see attractions you'll come across. The Marfa Mystery Lights experience is something to behold and will surely bring the conspiracy theorist out of you. Other highlights are the Marfa Prada store, which bodes great for pictures as well as white water rafting on the Angell Expeditions.

Paris, TX - No, not the Paris with the Eifel tower, although, this peaceful little town does have its own Texas-style version of the famous French landmark. Paris, TX is rich with old traditional values and Texas history, full of museums, historic sites, and other fun family-friendly activities. This spot is great for antique shopping as well!

Before you head out for your weekend getaway, make sure that you're covered. Give us at call to make sure that your auto, home, boat, RV insurance policy is up to date to date and you've got the best rate and coverage possible! Now go out and plan your trip - Adventure awaits!