The Seven Wonders of the South - Southern Living

The Seven Wonders of the South

Discover the world-class, jaw-dropping sites that define The South's most stunning landscapes, from coasts to caves.

Padre Island National Seashore

Padre Island National Seashore

24 gorgeous coastal national parks to visit--From sea to shining sea, these protected lands (national parks, seashores, lakeshores, and more!), are brimming with breathtaking scenery, amazing wildlife, and activities galore.

25 Gorgeous Coastal National Parks

From its wide sandy beaches to tree-covered ridges, this park plays host to more than species of plants and animals and 150 miles of backcountry trails for bikers, hikers, and horseback riders.

McKinney Falls State Park near Austin Texas camping, hiking, swimming picnic

McKinney Falls State Park Austin TX Reviews, camping grounds & fees, hiking, swimming, picnic, biking, nature trails

All Hail the Mighty State!  I love everything on this list, especially "we put the YeeHaw back in your motor and transmission!"

ignore the i miss you part - i'll be here for life. the best line "we put the yeehaw back in your motor and transmission" LMAO All the reasons I will always be a Texan

Visit a beach on north padre island...I think you can watch turtles

Padre Island National Seashore (Corpus Christi) - All You Need to Know Before You Go (with Photos) - TripAdvisor

Big Bend National Park, TX (Check out Langford Hot Springs  Chisos Mountain Park here).

Pine Canyon Falls inside Big Bend National Park--been there, except the falls were dry!

Garner State Park in Concan, Texas along the Frio river. I love the Frio River!