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Popular Attractions in Texas

If you're a first time visitor to Texas, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Texas.

What are some good attractions in Texas?

Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Texas.

Zilker Park
2168 Lou Neff Rd. Austin, TX
Franklins BBQ
900 East 11th Street Austin, TX
Barton Springs Pool
2101 Barton Springs Road Austin, TX (512) 476-9044
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
2201 N Field St Dallas County, TX (214) 428-5555
Dallas Museum of Art
1717 N Harwood St Dallas, TX (214) 922-1200
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
411 Elm Street Dallas, TX (214) 747-6660
San Antonio, TX (210) 354-2800
Continental Club
1315 S Congress Ave Austin, TX (512) 441-0202
Rainey Street
Rainey Street Austin, TX
Klyde Warren Park
2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy Dallas, TX
Texas State Capitol
1100 San Jacinto Blvd Austin, TX (512) 463-0063
Lake Travis
Austin, TX
The Alamo
300 Alamo Plz San Antonio, TX (210) 225-1391
Czech Stop
104 S George Kacir Dr West, TX (254) 826-4161
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX (512) 471-3434

Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:

"Definitely checkout Zilker Park, a beautiful open park with a great view of downtown."  See More

"Franklins BBQ is considered the state's best if you don't mind arriving early and standing in line for a hour."  See More

"try going for a swim in the Barton Springs Pool."  See More

"You will definitely have to check out Klyde Warren Park."  See More

"Churchill War Rooms , Motown Historical Museum recording studio, Sun Studio recording studio, Graceland Jungle Room, Dallas Museum of Art Yayoi Kusama: All the Eternal Love I Have for The Pumpkins infinity mirror room, & The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza , JFK assasination site."  See More

"i recomend you to visit The Alamo, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza at Dealey Plaza, San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, Stockyards National Historic District, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Visitor Center"  See More

"After you visit the Riverwalk and The Alamo, go to the McNay Art Museum, admission is free on Thursdays afternoon, and on the first Sunday of the month."  See More

"Music Antone's, Continental Club, Saxon Pub( South Lamar)."  See More

"For nightlife, I would skip W 6th St (unless you like a crazy party atmosphere with mostly college students) and go to Rainey Street You should also check out some live music and there is a fun place for chicken poo bingo!"  See More

"The Alamo, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, Natural Bridge Caverns, Texas State Capitol, Congress Avenue Bridge, Fredericksburg (Texas) and Lockhart are good places to visit."  See More

"Lake Austin, Lake Travis, Canyon Lake, and the Guadalupe River State Park Road and Comal River are some nearby suggestions for waterfront accommodations."  See More

"Between Dallas & Austin you may want to take a break in West & grab a few kolaches to eat at Czech Stop."  See More

"Other good areas to look in would be Clarksville just west of downtown and the area and The University of Texas at Austin, Hyde Park and the Brentwood area."  See More

Mentioned in this answer:
  1. Zilker Park
  2. Franklins BBQ
  3. Barton Springs Pool
  4. Perot Museum of Nature and Science
  5. Dallas Museum of Art
  6. The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
  7. Riverwalk
  8. Continental Club
  9. Rainey Street
  10. Klyde Warren Park
  11. Texas State Capitol
  12. Lake Travis
  13. The Alamo
  14. Czech Stop
  15. The University of Texas at Austin
Where can I find out more about Texas?

This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Texas.

If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.

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