Beautiful! 5 of The Best Scenic Drives in Texas
Texas is big. So, yes there are going to be plenty of awesome scenic roads and highways to choose from. From one side of the state to the other, there are plenty of routes you can take to view and take in the beauty of Texas. These five scenic drives made the list.
#1 • FM 337
FM 337 runs just northwest of San Antonio.
START: Medina, Texas
END: Camp Wood
This dramatic and beautiful drive northwest of San Antonio is full of sharp switchbacks and steep slopes, making it as thrilling as it is scenic. In fact, it’s particularly popular with motorcycle riders.
#2 TEXAS SWISS ALPS SCENIC DRIVE
The 85-mile route crosses the stunning Medina and Sabinal Rivers multiple times on its meandering path, as well as a handful of must-see attractions. Pick apples in Medina, tube along one of the rivers, experience life on a dude ranch, and hike and watch for wildlife at Lost Maples State Natural Area.
#3 DAVIS MOUNTAINS SCENIC LOOP
START: Ft. Davis, Texas
Along the 75-mile route, you can watch the landscape change from grasslands and scrub brush for as far as the eye can see, to dense pine forests. If you want to stretch your legs, there are a number of must-see attractions just off the highway, like the picturesque Madera Canyon and the McDonald Observatory, the third-largest in the country.
#4 CANYON SWEEP
Hit up the panhandle of Texas for this sweet ride.
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This 119-mile route winds through the striking landscapes of northern Texas, starting in the tiny town of Quitaque and ending up among the impressive cliffs and red rock formations of Palo Duro Canyon State Park.
#5 HIGHWAY 90/385
Which scenic Texas drives would you add to the list?
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