Welcome to Enchanting Texas, our Texas travel blog. Ready for some Texas-sized fun?
We are here to help you explore the highlights of the Lone Star State.
Whether you want to road trip Big Bend, relax on the Gulf Coast beaches, sip on wine in the Hill Country or explore Texan Cities, we got you covered!
BEST PLACES TO SEE BLUEBONNETS
Read all about our favorite spots including Ennis, Fredericksburg, Llano, Burnet, and Marble Falls.
Discover secret spots and predictions for upcoming season!
EXPLORE TEXAS ROAD TRIP IDEAS
Visit charming small towns, unique roadside attractions, and wildflower fields. Take in amazing vistas as you plan a road trip through the Lone Star State.
FIND BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN TEXAS
From stunning natural areas and calm rivers perfect for floating to diverse cultural attractions and pristine beaches, explore our favorite Texas attractions.
THE 2024 SOLAR ECLIPSE IS COMING TO TEXAS!
Did you know, you can see the next USA solar eclipse over Texas?
On Monday, April 8th, 2024, the United States will experience a total solar eclipse that won’t be seen again from the mainland for over 20 years.
Texas is a hot spot for viewing the eclipse and thousands are planning their trip even as we speak!
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO TO TEXAS
Longhorns and cowboys.
Outlaws. Guns and brawls. Saloons. Barbeques and moonshine.
Visitors often have deeply held convictions about Texas that are simply not true.
Go beyond the myths.
Learn things that you absolutely need to know before your first visit to Texas.
THINGS THAT NO ONE TELLS YOU ABOUT TEXAS
Visiting Texas soon?
We are here to tell you several things that probably no one else will.
Like our obsession with smoked queso and kolaches.
Or the intense heat index. How seriously we take our barbeques.
Or how to navigate Dallas’s maze of freeways.
Read this epic list now to prep for your visit!
OUR 3 FAVORITE TEXAS QUOTES!
“Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word.”
– John Steinbeck
“If a man’s from Texas, he’ll tell you. If he’s not, why embarrass him by asking?”
– John Gunther
“Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called walking.”
– George W. Bush
I’m Ketki, the founder of Enchanting Texas, and I’m here to help you plan the most amazing trip to the Lone Star State.
I am living in Texas since 2014 with my husband and two kids. We have spent an extensive amount of time personally exploring several Texas tourist attractions.
We have been to the Rio Grande Valley, hiked in Big Bend, love birding along the Gulf Coast, have visited most Texas beaches, and frequently road trip the Hill Country.
Our family has explored the Texas Panhandle and our kids have seen the dinosaur footprints in Glen Rose.
I am an expert at planning a variety of Texas trips from summer city breaks to romantic holidays for couples.
Let Enchanting Texas be your Texas Travel guide and show you how to see the best attractions and sights of Texas. Create epic memories in the Lone Star State and plan to come back again and again.
Did you know, this photo was taken right here in Texas?
That’s right, the Lone Star State has its own Umbrella Alley!
Want to discover this hidden gem?
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EXPLORE TEXAS BY CITIES
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DID YOU KNOW?
Flags of 6 different nations have flown over Texas!
They are Spain, France, Mexico, Republic of Texas, Confederate States, and the United States.
The six flags can be seen on the reverse of the Seal of Texas.