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The World’s Most Amazing Swimming Holes Technically, a “swimming hole” is any deep place for swimming in a stream, lake or river. But for this post the editors decided on a more ridged set of criteria: First, we considered only swimming spots that were inside some sort of hole in the earth. Second, we decided to count only naturally occurring swimming holes. Finally, we only considered swimming holes that offered temperate waters.


If the general lack of 24-karat ocean beaches in Texas makes you despair, then Padre Island National Seashore will restore hope. Flanked by the Gulf to the east and Laguna Madre to the west, Padre Island is the longest undeveloped barrier island not only in Texas but in the whole world. And unlike South Padre …


Here Are The 12 Best Kept Secrets In Texas

1) Campbell's Hole (Austin)

30 Moments That Could Only Ever Happen In Texas

30 Moments That Could Only Ever Happen In Texas. I think Idaho's got about 25 of these down pat.


4. Go for a Swim - 16 Adventures in Texas' Hidden Hill Country

4. Go for a Swim - 16 Adventures in Texas' Hidden Hill Country - Southernliving. You have so many choices if you want to take a dip—from the more widely known Blue Hole in Wimberley to Hamilton Pool, a massive crater created when the dome over an underground river caved in, outside the town of Bee Cave. But the lushest, and least crowded, swimming spot is at Krause Springs ($7 cash only) in Spicewood. The privately owned, 115-acre park features 32 springs, several of which burble through a…

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What to See in Only 48 Hours in Austin, Texas

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Best Austin Restaurants & Bars Guide

My list of best restaurants in Austin, Texas! Best brunch, lunch, dinner, food trucks and happy hours, with an emphasis on healthy, fresh, creative cuisine.