25 Famous Landmarks in Texas Not to Miss Story

By Andrew Sayles


25 Famous Landmarks in Texas Not to Miss Story

These 25 famous landmarks in Texas showcase the state's awe-inspiring natural wonders while also giving...

Landmark 1

Congress Avenue Bridge

Named after the 45th Governor of Texas, the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge spans...

Landmark 2

Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park doesn't rank as one of the largest in the United States...

Landmark 3

Blue Hole Regional Park

On the outskirts of Austin, Blue Hole Regional Park is a Texas landmark that visitors...

Landmark 4

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site

This State Historic Park honors an ancient village and ceremonial center of the Hasinai Indians...

Landmark 5

Cadillac Ranch

Many things grow from the Texas soil, but perhaps the most surprising crop is found...

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Landmark 6

Caverns of Sonora

This unique cave system near Sonora is one of the most famous sites in Texas...

Landmark 7

Colorado Bend State Park

Did you know that there's more than one Colorado River in the US? While they...

Landmark 8

Davis Mountains State Park

Davis Mountains State Park in West Texas is one of the most impressive natural landmarks...

Landmark 9

Dealey Plaza

Dealey Plaza has a long history, but since 1963, it has been known as the...

Landmark 10

Devil's Waterhole

Inside Inks Lake State Park near Austin, the Devil's Waterhole can be reached by a...

Landmark 11

Enchanted Rock

The pink granite dome known as Enchanted Rock is found in the hill country of...

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Landmark 12

Fort Worth Stockyards

It's difficult to think about Texas without thinking about cattle ranching, and the Fort Worth...

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Landmark 13

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site and the impressive 567-foot San Jacinto Monument are both...

Landmark 14

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

The mountains of this West Texas national park rise over three thousand feet above the...

Landmark 15

Texas Capitol Building

Austin has been the capital city of Texas since 1839, when they were an independent...

Landmark 16

Jacob's Well

Jacob's Well in Wimberley releases thousands of gallons of water per day through the bottom...

Landmark 17

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

This National Historic Park found on the 36th President's ranch near Fredericksburg is one of...

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Landmark 18

Mission San Juan Capistrano

In 1731, forty-five years before there was an idea of the United States, Spanish Franciscans...

Landmark 19

NASA Johnson Space Center

From its role as the Apollo Mission Control Center to monitoring the International Space Station...

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Landmark 20

Padre Island National Seashore

Padre Island National Seashore near Corpus Christi is one of the most beautiful points of...

Landmark 21

Natural Bridge Caverns

Near San Antonio, the Natural Bridge Caverns are an impressive cave system with massive chambers...

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Landmark 22

Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Palo Duro Canyon is America's second-largest canyon - after the famous West Coast National Park...

Landmark 23

Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site

Port Isabel Lighthouse is found near the southern US border where the mighty Rio Grande...

Landmark 24

San Antonio River Walk

The River Walk is one of the free things to do in San Antonio and...

Landmark 25

The Alamo

Last but very much remembered on this list of Texas state landmarks not to miss...



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