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What's New On Texas Outside

With over 10,000 pages of excellent and very useful content (wow, we are a little biased and proud aren't we!) and at least 8 new pages a month it's not easy for you to find what has been recently added to Texas Outside. We don't want you to miss anything, so this page is dedicated to helping you quickly find the new content and new fun things to see and do in Texas.

What's New on Texas Outside in July

La Cantera Resort & Spa PoolFun Things To Do

What's New on Texas Outside in June

Golfing

  • Bluebonnet Hill Golf Club - Austin - a pleasant surprise with two different nines one of which has some surprising elevation changes, water, and scenic views - a real bargain
  • Bluebonnet Hills Golf CourseBest Private Golf Courses In Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio - here's Texas Outside's list of the best private golf courses in each of the named cities
  • Best Public Golf Courses In Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio - here's Texas Outside's list of the best public golf courses in each of the named cities
  • The Club at Sonterra - North Course - San Antonio - regarded as one of the toughest in San Antonio, the North course is a blast to play

Music Festivals

  • Thomas Michael Riley's Music Festival - Luckenbach - another great time at one of our favorite singer songwriter's festival
  • Americana Music Jam - Gruene - one day of music with 17 artists including Randy Rogers, Robert Earle Keene, Walt Wilkins and the Mystiqueros and more - all in historic Gruene Hall

Things To Do

  • Best State Parks To Pitch a Tent - here's a list of the best Texas State Parks for tent camping
  • Texas Wine Tours - how can you beat a fun wine tour with some good music, great scenery, and some wine tasting
  • Pinstack climbing wallFun & Games at PINSTACK - Plano - what a fun place for a family, corporate event, or party thanks to upscale bowling, a couple bars, good food, an arcade, laser tag, climbing wall, bumper cars, and more
  • A Visit to Sci-Tech Discovery Center - Frisco - several displays and hands on exhibits to embrace discovery and innovation through science, math, and technology
  • A Flight with iFly - Frisco - the grandkids had a blast learning how to skydive at iFly
  • A Visit to National Videogame Museum - Frisco - if you're a pinball wizard or a videogame fanatic, you'll love the way this museum walks you through the videogame history with lots of older games to play
  • Best Kayak Fising Spots in Texas - if you like kayak fishing, here's a list of the best kayak fishing spots inTexas

What's New on Texas Outside in May

Music Festivals

Things To Do

What's New on Texas Outside in April

Fun Things To Do

Golf

  • Pecan Trails Golf Course - Midlothian - a unique course with 21 holes, very small postage stamp greens, and low rates but not the best of conditions

Gator spotted on airboat rideVacations

  • Airboat Adventures - Spanish Fort - we set out skim across a narrow channel and to find some big gators - mission accomplished
  • A Fun Spring Break in Gulf Shores Alabama - wow, we had a blast in Gulf Shores - some fun adventures, great beach bars, and excellent restaurants
  • Go Kart Racing - Gulf Shores - we had a fun day at The Track racing go karts and playing miniature golf during our Spring Break Vacation To Gulf Shores
  • Kayaking Adventure in Gulf Shores - we had a competive kayak race to an island and I wound up brying drinks afterwards

Texas Music Festivals

What's New on Texas Outside in February & March

Exploring Texas

Fun Things To See & Do

  • Best Segway Tours in Texas - Segways are a great way to tour a city and have a unique and fun experience
  • Rent an RV from Go RV Rentals - Austin, Dallas/Ft Worth, Houston - have a blast at a tailgate party, a race, or a fun weekend in the woods of a Texas State Park with a rental RV from Go RV Rentals
  • Bubble BallBubble Ball Soccer and Rentals - Texas - gather some friends and have a blast at any of these bubble ball rental locations
  • CC's Guide Service - Possum Kingdom - it doesn't get much better than a day fishing on Possum Kingdom Lake and catching some big ones for dinner
  • Corporate Events/Retreats/Parties - Texas - if you're planning a corporate event then check out our list of some of the best venues for corporate events
  • Siloam Springs Kayak Park - Siloam Springs, AR - slip across the border and try this fantastic Kayak Park on the beautiful Illinois River
  • 288 Lake - Near Houston - spring fed body of water, approximately 50 feet deep with four training platforms at 35 feet plus underwater school buses, cars, and airplanes to explore
  • Clear Lake Boat Rentals - Kemah - what a fun place to rent a boat thanks to good fishing, lots of places to cruise, good restaurants, and warm water
  • Paddle the Upper Neches Paddling Trail - Chandler - rent a kayak from Lake Palestine Gateway RV Park and paddle this scenic 8 mile Texas Parks and Wildlife paddling trail
  • Texas Music Museums - if you like Texas music, you should check out these Texas music museums dedicated to musicians like Selena, Buddy Holly, Tex Ritter, or Roy Orbison
  • Big Bass Fishing Lakes In Texas - here are some Texas lakes known for lots of big bass just waiting for you

Golf Courses

  • Moody Garden Golf Course - Galveston - a fun layout that plays through the Bayou with water that can come into play on 17 out of 18 holes and wind that can blow you into the palm trees swaying in the breeze
  • Stephen F Austin Golf Course - San Felipe - playing an area that's loaded with history and plaques that will tell you about it, this shot makers course that will test your game thanks to small greens, tight fairways, water and bunkers, and dog legs
  • Highland Lakes Golf Course - Lago Vista - what a great hill country layout with lots of ups and downs, scenic views of Lake Travis and the Hill Country, and some challenging holes
Camping and RV Parks
  • Stella Mare RV ResortStella Mare RV Resort - Galveston - a very nice new RV park with a beautiful pool, 2 fantastic rental homes, and easy access to lots to see and do in Galveston
  • Rent an RV from Go RV Rentals - Austin, Dallas/Ft Worth, Houston - have a blast at a tailgate party, a race, or a fun weekend in the woods of a Texas State Park with a rental RV from Go RV Rentals
  • Galveston State Park - Galveston - almost leveled by Hurricane Ike, Galveston State Park has opened over 65 sites, has 3 paddling trails, beach access, and hiking/biking/birding trails
  • Stephen F Austin State Park - San Felipe - heavily treed State Park with full hook-up and tent sites, screened shelters, and some excellent trails for hiking and biking plus fishing in the Brazos River and a golf course just outside the Park
  • Lake Palestine Gateway RV Park - Chandler - a small (41 sites) new RV park with sites on the Neches River and kayaks to rent to paddle the Neches River Paddling Trail

Escaping Texas

What's New on Texas Outside in January

Golf Courses

  • northshore country clubSouth Padre Island Golf Course - Laguna Vista - a very good layout with several holes with views of the Laguna Madre Bay and the condos of South Padre Island
  • Northshore Country Club - Portland - wow, what a fun and unique layout with some holes that play along the Corpus Christi Bay and may make you think you're playing in Hawaii
  • River Bend Resort Golf Club - Brownsville - 6 holes play beside the Rio Grande River plus good variety, reasonable rates, and some fun holes
  • Brownsville Golf Center - Brownsville - water on every hole, some tough approach shots, several good holes, and a $20 green fee with cart
  • Monte Cristo Golf Club - Edenburg - water on 11 holes, some nasty grass bunkers, straight ahead holes, good greens, and low rates make this course worth playing

RV Parks

  • Camping in the Rio Grande Valley
    Sea Breeze RV Park - Portland - nice RV park on the bay and 10 minutes from downtown Corpus Christi
  • Padre Island KOA - South Padre Island - this is one of our favorite RV parks thanks to it's great sites, excellent location that's close to lots of fun stuff to see and do, and the Parks amenities
  • River Bend Resort - Brownsville - a very well maintained and manicured RV Resort with lots and park models and garden homes for sale and RV sites for sale and rent, plus the have a great 18 hole golf course
  • Texas Trails RV Resort - Pharr - a huge RV resort with over 900 RV, Park Model, Trailer, and Mobile Home sites and lots of amenities

Fun Things To Do

  • Texas wineries Texas Wine Trails - if you like Texas wine, then you need to try some of these Texas Wine Trails and sample wine from several different wineries
  • 5 Best Offroad Parks in Texas - if you like offroading, then you need to set a goal to try all of these off road parks
  • Stio Apparel - we got a Stio jacket and sweater and can recommend both for outdoor enthusiasts
  • Braunfels Bass Guide - New Braunfels - if you want to catch some big fish, then call this fishing guide and let him take you fishing on Lake Dunlap, McQueeney, or Canyon Lake
  • Best of Austin - People's Choice list of the best Austin Bars, Food, and Recreation
  • Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History - Corpus Christi - we really enjoyed our visit to the Corpus Christi Museum - great displays, educational, and informative
  • Horseback riding on the beach in South Padre IslandSouth Padre Island Zipline - South Padre Island - we had a fun zip at South Padre Island Adventures during our stay on South Padre Island
  • Gladys Porter Zoo - Brownsville - we really enjoyed our visit to this outstanding zoo with well done natural looking habitats and over 1600 animals
  • South Padre Island Segway Tour - South Padre Island - read about our fun Segway tour on South Padre Island
  • A Winter Vacation To South Padre Island - read about our fun activities on South Padre Island during a winter vacation

 

What's New on Texas Outside in December

Beach bar in Orange BeachVacations & Weekend Getaways

  • Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Alabama Vacation - wow, what a fantastic vacation spot with white sandy beaches, fun beach bars, lots of good restaurants, and plenty of fun activities
  • Son's Island Weekend Getaway - Seguin - tiki cabanas on the edge of Lake Placid, kayaks and paddle boats, volleyball, rope swing, slide, water trampoline, and more on a three and a half acre island - really cool
  • Thanksgiving Vacation in Port Aransas - Port Aransas - a great vacation enjoying all that Port Aransas has to offer, some of which includes: good restaurants, fun bars, friendly locals, sandy beaches, golf, biking, and fishing

Fun Things To Do

  • Fort Worth & Dallas Breweries - how can you beat an afternoon sampling some flights of local craft beer at some of the best breweries in Texas
  • A flight of beerAustin Area Breweries - after Dallas, why not head down to Austin for some music and excellent craft beer
  • Cypress Valley Canopy Tours - Spicewood - one of the best zip lines in Texas and they've also go some unique overnight lodging in a treehouse
  • Austin Aquarium - Austin - on a cold winter day we had a blast with the grandkids at the Austin Aquarium
  • Float On - Lake Austin & Lake Travis - Float on now offers a captained tri-toon pontoon boat with the toys for rent on Lake Travis or on Lake Austin
  • Pontoon Boat Rentals in Texas - several Texas lakes - nothing better than a day on the lake with friends or family on a rental pontoon boat on any of several lakes near you

Miscellaneious

  • Crystal Clear Mobile RV Detailing - Corpus and South Padre Island - now you can get your motorhome, travel trailer, or boat professionaly detailed - wash, wax, roof cleaned, or interior cleaned

What's New on Texas Outside in November

Fun Things To Do

  • Houseboating on Lake Powell
    Houseboating on Lake Travis - Austin - why not start planning for a vacation on a Houseboat on Lake Travis, you'll remember it for the rest of your life
  • Austin Distilleries - Austin - why not set a goal to visit all of these Austin distilleries for some samples - don't try to hit them all in a day
  • Bouldering in Texas - Texas - here is a list of some of the best places for bouldering in Texas - have fun

Golf

We just got back from a really fun week long trip to Gulf Shores, here is a link to an article that we wrote about the trip and below are the courses we played and reviewed:

  • Kiva Dunes Golf Club - Gulf Shores - lots of bunkers, huge contoured greens, great conditions, and a good layout make this course well worth playing
  • Peninsula Golf Club Lakes CoursePeninsula Golf Club's Lakes Course - Gulf Shores - the Lakes course is one of three nines at Peninsula and it's a great course with water on 9 holes and some very good conditions
  • Peninsula Golf Club's Cypress Course - Gulf Shores - if you're looking to have a relaxing and fun round that won't beat you up and give you and opportunity to score, than play this course
  • Craft Farms Golf Resort Cypress Bend Course - Gulf Shores - this Arnold Palmer design has it all - fun holes, excellent conditions, fair but demanding, and excellent facilities
  • Gulf Shores Golf Club - Gulf Shores - it's hard to beat the peace and quiet, the relaxing layout, the alligator sunning itself, and the reasonable rates

What's New on Texas Outside in October

Golf

  • The Cliffs Golf Course at Possum KingdomCowboys Golf Club - Grapevine - wow, what a fantastic course and always rated as one of the best in Texas
  • The Cliffs at Possum Kingdom - Possum Kingdom Lake - it just doesn't get much more challenging, scenic, unique, and fun to play

Fun Things To Do

What's New on Texas Outside in September

Golf

  • The Max Golf Course in Laredo
    The Max - Laredo - new in 2013 and now rated as one of the best in Texas, The Max is fun, very affordable, a great layout, and a must play
  • Lakecliff Country Club - Spicewood - new management is bringing this fantastic Arnold Palmer layout back to life and it made our list of the Best Public Courses in Texas
  • Legends Country Club - Stephenville - two very different nines and some interesting holes plus very affordable rates make this course worth playing

Rentals and Lodging

Prophets & OutlawsMusic Festivals

Fun Things To Do

  • Laredo - good food, great golf, lots of activities, and more make Laredo a fun place to visit
  • Laredo To The Max - we had a great time in taking Laredo to the max - excellent hotel, golf at one of the best courses in Texas, delicious food, fun happy hours, and more

What's New on Texas Outside in August

Golf

  • Windswept DunesWindswept Dunes - Freeport, FL - a unique, scenic, and fun course with windswept dunes up to 20 feet tall, good conditions, several risk reward opportunities, and challenging greens
  • Emerald Bay Golf Club - Destin, FL - you best pick one of the five sets of tee boxes that fits you skill level or you'll be under the pines, in the Bay or lakes, covered with sand, or in the wetlands
  • Rio Grande Golf Club - South Fork, CO - it doesn't get much better for the outdoor enthusiast with excellent golf, hiking, fishing, and skiing and a course that plays along both sides of the Rio Grande
  • Regatta Bay Golf Club - Destin, FL - a course designed to test your risk reward tolerance, ability to get out of the sand, and to stay dry and named as one of the Top 15 Courses in Florida

Fun Things To Do

  • Ox Ranch ATV TourATV Tour of Ox Ranch - Uvalde - we enjoyed a fantastic ATV tour with lots of wildlife, a cave tour, a ride through the creek, and more
  • Drive Tanks - Uvalde - only in Texas can you relive history by driving and firing a vintage tank from World War II or the Cold War - plus there are lots of other things to shoot or drive
  • BSR Cable Park - Waco - BSR is much more than a wakeboard cable park, it has a good bar and grill, cabins, a beginner cable lake, the longest lazy river in the word, and the infamous Royal Flush slide - read our article to learn more
  • Cameron Park Zoo - Waco - you can visit with over 1700 animals representing 300 different species at this fun, educational, and interesting zoo

Vacations & Weekend Adventures

  • A Weekend Adventure at Ox Ranch - Uvalde - how can you beat a wildlife tour with over 1800 animals, gourmet dining, luxury accommodations, excellent fishing, an exciting ATV tour, hunting, and lot more
  • A Weekend in Waco - Waco - a fun weekend at the Waco Zoo checking out the animals and Waco's Wakeboard park with the world's longest lazy river and a thrilling water slide
  • Santa Rosa Beach Vacation - we had a fantastic time in Santa Rosa Beach golfing, biking, and enjoying several happy hours, good restaurants, and music

About Texas Outside

Texas Outside has been alive & well since 1996 - that's ancient by today's internet standards! Texas Outside was originally developed by Lone Star Internet which is an Austin based web development company with an excellent reputation & client base. In March of 2006, we purchased Texas Outside & made a commitment to add new, exciting, & informative content on Texas outdoor activities & fun things to see & do.

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