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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 August 2020

  • Emma Long CampgroundTexas Outside's Reviews & Ratings - detailed reviews and ratings of golf courses, resorts, campgrounds, lakes, music festivals, and more by Texas Outside
  • Visit To Margaritaville Lake Resort - Lake Conroe - a fantastic new resort with good dining and drinking options, excellent lodging, and tons of amenities
  • Grand Lake Golf Club - Montgomery - two very different and fun nines thanks to a Gary Player and Jeff Blume design
  • 9 Ways To Stop Using So Much Plastic - here are some ways that we can stop contributing to the over 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the ocean
  • The Golf Club at Margaritaville Lake Resort - Lake Conroe/Montgomery - a fun and somewhat challenging 18 holes and a part of a fantastic new Texas resort
  • Barons Creekside Conestoga Covered WagonGlamping in a Conestoga Covered Wagon - Various Locations - now you can relive your pioneer spirit by spending the night in a Conestoga Covered Wagon - your kids will love it
  • Loyd Park Fishing Cabin - Joe Pool Lake, Grand Prairie - if you're looking for an overnight fishing adventure, then we can highly recommend the lakefront cabins at Loyd Park, one of our top rated campgrounds
  • COVID-19 Humor - every once in awhile we should laugh about what we'll all going through and some of these might cheer up your day a little bit


What's New on Texas Outside in July 2020James River

  • 5 Isolated & Scenic Texas Rivers - if you're looking for some river activities on a more isolated and scenic river, then check out this page
  • Summer Vacation In Colorado - Beaver Creek & Pagosa Springs - we had a fantastic family vacation with golfing, biking, kayaking, tubing, white water rafting, and soaking in some geothermal hot springs
  • Weimar Golf Club - Weimar - a reasonably priced 9 hole course with turtleback greens, good conditions, and friendly service
  • Splashway Waterpark
    Splashway Campground & Waterpark - Sheridan - wow, this is the perfect place to go for a family weekend to enjoy camping, cabins, a large waterpark, and lots of other fun things to do
  • Eagle Lake Golf Course - Eagle Lake - very inexpensive 9 hole country golf course with a couple challenging holes, small greens, and a meandering creek that can cause you problems
  • A Fun Trip To Splashway - Sheridan - the grand kids (and grand parents) had a blast at Splashway Campground & Waterpark

What's New on Texas Outside in June 2020

  • Thomas Michael RileyThomas Michael Riley's Music Festival - Luckenbach - cool venue, lots of fun, great fans, and an excellent lineup
  • Lady Bird Golf Course - Fredericksburg - if you're headed to Fredericksburg, bring your clubs because you need to play this course
  • Delaware Springs Golf Course - Burnet - a fun course suitable for all levels of play and its usually in great condition and has reasonable rates
  • Newellfest - Cresson - Newellfest was the first music festival in 2020 that didn't get cancelled due to COVID-19 and it was a blast
  • Horseshoe Bay Weekend Adventure - Lake LBJ - we had a blast staying with some friends at there house in Horseshoe Bay - golfing, dominions, jet skis, live Beatles & Elton John music, and more
  • Beaver Creek Golf Course - Avon, Colorado - wow, what a spectacular course with scenic vistas, challenging holes, near perfect conditions, and a blast to play


What's New on Texas Outside in May 2020

What's New on Texas Outside in April 2020

Covid-19 has impacted all of us, including Texas Outside. With the stay-home rules we won't be getting out as much to explore Texas and find new and exciting fun things to see and do! We would love to hear from you about some fun things you're doing during the Covid-19 restrictions - email us at mike@texasoutside.com.

What's New on Texas Outside in March 2020

  • The Cedars Ranch YurtThe Cedars Ranch Yurt - Wimberly - you need to give this luxury Yurt a try for a glamping, romantic getaway, or weekend escape to one of the best towns in the Texas Hill Country
  • Bear Ridge Golf Club - Waco - great news, a new owner has purchased this course and is committed to making significant improvements to a great layout and fun course
  • Texas State Parks With Caves - here are some Texas State Parks that have caves and offer cave tours
  • Balcones Country Club - Austin - a traditional layout typical of older courses - what you see is what get, relatively flat, a little short, and not a lot of trouble
  • Horseback RidingTexas State Parks - use this page to quickly find the best State Parks for biking, paddling, golfing, hiking, climbing, swimming, and horseback riding plus find Texas State Parks with cabins and yurts
  • Lakecliff Golf Course - Spicewood - Arnold Palmer designed an excellent layout that's fun, scenic, and a joy to play
  • 5 Largest Parks in Texas - of the 20 largest parks in the US, Texas has 5 on the list and you should check them out
  • Lakeway Country Club Yaupon Course - Austin - you need to be a member or stay at Lakeway Resort to play this fantastic Hill Country course loaded with elevation changes, soft sand bunkers, and fun holes
  • Glamping and Golfing Weekend - Spicewood - we had a good weekend playing two golf courses, glamping in an Airstream, and catching some music at Poodie's

What's New on Texas Outside in February 2020

  • Palo Duro CanyonCanyons & Gorges in Texas - some fantastic places to hike, bike, camp, or enjoy some beautiful scenery
  • Berry Creek Country Club - Georgetown - a private country club with great amenities, a fun and somewhat challenging 18 holes of golf, and a reasonable membership fee
  • Pecan Riverside RV Park - San Marcos - if you're headed to San Marcos, this is a great RV to stay at
  • ShadowGlen Golf Course - Manor - what a challenging front nine and a back that gives you a better opportunity to score, well worth a round of golf
  • Dallas RV Rentals - Dallas - if you're looking to rent an motorhome or travel trailer for a vacation, weekend adventure, trip, or tailgate party, Secure RV is waiting for your call

What's New on Texas Outside in January 2020 - Happy New Year!

  • Bisbee AZA Fun New Years Eve In Bisbee, AZ - we had a great in this quaint mining town, read all about it
  • Verrado Golf Club - Founders Course - Buckeye, AZ - on the way to Palm Springs we stopped and played this fantastic course that was ranking in the Top 50 Courses You Can Play
  • de Anza Desert Country Club - Borrego Springs, CA - two mountain ranges frame this course that's in great condition and a joy to play
  • Classic Club - Palm Desert, CA - wow, this is a must play with excellent conditions, fun and challenging hole, waterfalls, beautiful landscaping, 67 white sand bunkers, and snow capped mountains as a backdrop
  • SilverRock Golf  CourseSilverRock Resort - La Quinta, CA - another must play course with some outstanding hole, beautiful scenery, and excellent conditions
  • Rams Hill Golf Club - Borrego Springs, CA - wow, this one spectacular Tom Fazio design with majestic views, fun and challenging holes, and near perfect conditions
  • Verrado Golf Club's Victory Course - Buckeye, AZ - two different nines, views of the White Tank Mountains, massive boulders, heavily contoured greens, excellent conditions, and fun holes make this a must play
  • Palm Springs Winter Vacation - Palm Springs, CA - we had a great vacation Hike in the Slotgolfing, biking, hiking, and enjoying happy hour every day, a film festival, and several good meals
  • A Fun Stay In Borrego Springs - Borrego Springs, CA - we had a blast during a visit to Borrego Springs, we stayed at a great desert resort, played 36 holes of golf, enjoyed a couple hikes, and devoured some good food
  • El Conquistador Canada Course - Oro Valley, AZ - a fun layout with views of the Santa Catalina Mountains, challenging greens, lots of ups and downs, and contoured fairways plus reasonable rates

What's New on Texas Outside in December 2019

What's New on Texas Outside in December 2019

What's New on Texas Outside in November 2019

  • Dinosaur WorldGlen Rose Texas - read why we love this small friendly town loaded with fun things to see and do
  • Austin East KOA - Austin - a nice new KOA with spacious sites and cabins just 10 minutes from downtown Austin
  • Country Woods Inn - Glen Rose - a fantastic place to stay while visiting Glen Rose, unique cabins, glamping in an Airstream and vintage rail car, plus 40 acres of fun
  • Glen Rose Weekend Adventure - Glen Rose & Nemo - a fun four day music festival, a great round of golf, a walk with the dinosaurs, a stay in a cozy cabin, and more
  • Honey Boy FilmAustin Film Festival - if you like films you need to add this to your "to do list" for next year
  • Rubicon Trail - California - if you're planning to take the Rubicon Trail, read this article first
  • Dinosaur World - Glen Rose - read why we loved our walk with the dinosaurs
  • Jimmy Clay Golf Course - Austin - a Parkland style course that plays through the trees and is fair and fun for all levels of play plus a reasonable rate
  • Barton Creek Palmer Lakeside Golf CourseBarton Creek Palmer Lakeside Golf Course - Spicewood - wow, what a spectacular Arnold Palmer course with great condition, fair but challenging holes, beautiful scenery, and excellent services
  • San Saba River Golf Course - San Saba - a fairly easy and straightforward 18 holes with reasonable rates that plays that an old pecan orchard
  • Best Texas Honky Tonks - honky tonks aren't different than dance halls (see Texas Outside's Dance Halls Page) and here's a list of the best honky tonks in Texas

What's New on Texas Outside in October 2019

  • Omni Barton Creek Resort & SpasOmni Barton Creek Resort & Spa Review - Austin - we couldn't resist checking out the new $150 million renovation and expansion at the new Omni Barton Creek Resort - and it's spectacular!
  • Squaw Valley's Apache Links Golf Course - Glen Rose - a fantastic links style course on the front nine and fun, more traditional back nine - well worth playing
  • Mokara Spa - Austin - the Mokara Spa was part of the $150 million expansion and renovation at the Omni Barton Creek Resort and it's fantastic - read our our enjoyable day at Mokara
  • Summit Vacation & RV Resort - Guadalupe River - a variety of cozy cabins to rent , some of which are along the Guadalupe River, plus lots of amenities to enjoy
  • The Legends Golf Course on Lake LBJ - Kingsland - a very pleasant surprise with good conditions, some very fun holes, and reasonable rates
  • David James at Fall FestLarry Joe Taylor's Fall Fest - Stephenville - it's hard to beat 4 days of country music with over 20 artists, a fun and lively crowd, inexpensive tickets, camping, and BYOB
  • Squaw Valley Apache Links - Glen Rose - a fantastic links style front nine and an interesting and fun back nine with good conditions, a great staff, and reasonable rates
  • Holiday Shores Resort Stay - Osage Beach, MO - we really enjoyed our 3 night stay at Holiday Shores Resort in a 3 bedroom cottage on the edge of Lake of the Ozarks
  • Andy's on River Road - Concan/Frio River - the clear cool water of the Frio River coupled with the beautiful scenery is a must visit and Andy's on River Road is a good place to stay - camping, cabins, and tube rentals and shuttle
  • Texas Music Reunion Review - Nemo - the second annual Texas Music Reunion was outstanding with camping along the Brazos River, BYOB and chairs, fun fans, and 24 country music artists
  • Legends Golf Course - Stephenville - two very different nines and conditions that need lots of rain
  • Summit Vacation & RV Resort - Guadalupe River/Canyon Lake - full hook-up RV sites plus cabins and lots of great amenities near Canyon Lake

What's New on Texas Outside in September 2019

  • Fazio Canyons CourseOmni Barton Creek Resort's Fazio Canyons Golf Course - Austin - a fantastic 18 holes that's fun, challenging, scenic, and in excellent condition has it plays through rolling hill country
  • Margaritaville Lake Resort's Oaks Course - Lake of the Ozarks - the course plays through rolling tree-lined fairways with dramatic elevation changes, beautiful views of Lake of the Ozarks, and challenging greens
  • Omni Barton Creek Resort's Coore Crenshaw Cliffside Golf Course - a traditional front nine and an exciting back with several fun and challenging holes that require some shot making and putting skills
  • Lake of the Ozarks Golfing Vacation - we had a blast golfing 6 courses, staying in 3 resorts, touring a cave, boating on Lake of the Ozarks, and eating and drinking way to muchBridal Cave
  • Bridal Cave Tour - Missouri - a fun and scenic tour of the 3rd "Most Decorated Cave" in the United States
  • Lake of the Ozarks Golf Trail - Missouri - wow, 14 different and unique golf courses designed by some of the best architects in the United States - we played 6 of the courses on the trail and can't wait to find an opportunity to play the other 9 courses
  • Margaritaville Lake Resort Vacation - Lake of the Ozarks, MO - we have a fantastic 3 days at Jimmy Buffett's resort playing golf, eating and drinking, and humming along with Jimmy's songs
  • Seven Springs Winery - Linn Creek, MO - spend spend an enjoyable afternoon at Severn Springs Winery enjoying some wine, a good lunch, and a beer on the patio
  • Fishing Cabin For Rent - Athens - a 10 acre private lake, nicely appointed 2 bedroom cabin, jon boat, 60 acres to explore, and lots to do nearby make this a great place for a fishing weekend
  • Boating on Lake of the Ozarks - Lake Ozark, MO - we rented a pontoon boat for a day and cruised a small portion of the 1100 miles of shoreline, bar hopped, and enjoyed some beautiful scenery
  • Alhonna Resort & Marina - Lake Ozark, MO - we spent a couple fun days here enjoying the lake on pontoon boat, golfing, bar hopping, and more
  • Reviews & Ratings of Six of the Best Missouri Golf Courses - Lake of the Ozarks - Read Texas Outside's reviews of six of the best courses in Missouri

What's New on Texas Outside in August 2019

  • Big Easy Renta at The Retreat at Artesian LakesA Weekend Getaway - Cleveland - what a great weekend getaway at The Retreat at Artesian Lakes with a stay in a rustic log cabin on a lake, a horse drawn carriage ride to breakfast, a fantastic pool, and lots to see and do
  • Luling Golf Course - Luling - worth a stop and play if you're in the area - nine holes a couple of which are great, very low rates, and fair/playable conditions
  • Unique & Adventurous Attractions - Texas Outside's list of 12 unusual, exciting, or adventurous attractions
  • Texas Music - music festival reviews, music venues, dance halls and honky tonks, music museums, and more
  • Horseshoe Bay Resort's Slick Rock Golf Course - Horseshoe Bay - wide forgiving fairways, huge greens, beautiful scenery, a million dollar hole, and good conditions make this course worth playingYurt at Wahwahtaysee Resort
  • A Weekend Glamping in a Luxury Tent - Fentress - wow, Wahwahtaysee Resort is the definition of luxury glamping, check it out
  • Excellent Golf Course & Stay & Play Package - Kingsland - Lighthouse Country Club is home to an excellent top rated golf course and a good golf stay & play package
  • Avery Ranch Golf Club - Austin - if you live in Austin, you need to add this fantastic course (fun holes, great conditions, challenging, and scenic) to your list of must play Austin courses
  • Matagorda Bay Nature Park - Matagorda Bay - beach camping, kayaking, fishing, birding, and lots more
  • Glamping Lodging in Texas - glamping is the rage and here are several glamping lodging options ranging from tree houses to Airstreams to tipis, treehouses, yurts, or safari tents
  • Frio River Things To Do - the Frio River and the terrain it flows through is some of the most beautiful and dramatic scenery in Texas and the area is loaded with fun things to see and do
  • Bushwhacker Bait Company - Lake Travis - if you want to get out on Lake Travis and catch some big fish, this is the guide that can help you

What's New on Texas Outside in July 2019

  • Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club Dunes Course - Cancun, Mexico - almost a perfect 10 (9.8!) this nine hole course is fun, challenging, in near perfect condition, and every hole is a little different from the previous hole


What's New on Texas Outside in June 2019

  • Kevin Fowler at LJT Music FestivalLarry Joe Taylor's Texas Music Festival Review - Stephenville - we celebrated the 31st annual Texas Music Festival with 65,000 wild and fun fans, 6 days of music on 3 stages, camping, BYOB, and lots more
  • Paddleboarding on the Rio Grande River - Lajitas - what a fun trip down the Rio Grande River on paddleboard
  • 7 Best Beaches in Corpus - Corpus Christi - Looking for a cool beach to spend a few hours sifting sand, swimming, fishing, or enjoying the sun? Check out our list
  • 17 of the Best Planetariums in Texas - visit one of these planetariums for a great way to spend an informative and educational day
  • Cherokee Music Festival Review - Cherokee - one of the best upscale festivals in Texas with camping, a wide variety of genres from award winning artists, and a beautiful setting
  • Rockwind Community LinksRockwind Community Links - Hobbs, NM - rated #2 by Golfweek as best in New Mexico, this is a fun course to play with excellent conditions, superb greens, great amenities, and very reasonable rates
  • Li'l Rock Golf Course - Hobbs, NM - a very fun 9 hole par 3 course that is part of Rockwind Community Links, rated #2 in New Mexico by Golf Digest
  • A Fun & Adventurous Trip To Lajitas - we had a blast golfing, exploring Terlingua, partying with the locals, riding a zipline, paddleboarding, and more
  • Enjoying Texas State Parks and the Stars - you need to get out and explore some Texas State Parks and weekend under the stars
  • Thomas Michael Riley's Texas Music Festival - Luckenbach - hard to beat a great Texas country singer songwriter lineup, fun crowd, cold beer, camping, and great weather, all in the unique town of Luckenbach
  • A Fun, Scenic, and Fast Zipline Tour - Lajitas - during our stay at the fantastic Lajitas Golf Resort we really enjoyed a zipline tour
  • Quicksand Golf Course - San Angelo - 71 of some of the biggest bunkers I've ever been in, big greens, and wide sweeping fairways characterize this fun and affordable course
  • Lajitas Golf Resort - Lajitas - read our 10 reasons why you need to visit this fantastic Texas resort
  • Kerrville Folk Festival - Kerrville - one of the longest running and best music festivals in Texas
  • Texas Music - music in Texas page with venues, music festival reviews, upcoming events, music museums, favorite music festivals, and more

What's New on Texas Outside in May 2019

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