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Are you looking for a great weekend getaway in Texas?  What would that location need to have in order to be inviting to you?  Popular spots for a weekend getaway in Texas include the following types of activities.

Water Sports: It’s warm here throughout the summer and being able to get out -- or into -- cool water is wonderful.  Boating, fishing, river tubing, canoeing, water skiing, sailing and swimming all make for a great weekend getaway in Texas.

Great Lodging: If you’re going to leave home you want to be comfortable, right?  Locations for the best weekend getaway in Texas offer lodging that is comfy, unique and pleasurable.  Upscale lodges, inviting B & B’s, quality resorts, campgrounds and cabins should all be part of the mix.

Site Seeing: Whether your idea of site seeing means hiking through woods or along lake shores to see vistas, birds and animals, or it means exploring historic sites rich in Texas history, its a rare location that offers an abundance of both. 

Shopping: Perusing antiques or the latest fashions on a Saturday morning, after coffee at a sidewalk cafe, is a delightful way to spend time.  Choosing a location for a weekend getaway in Texas that offers peace and quiet, yet isn’t too far removed from “civilization” is ideal. 

Are there places to enjoy this kind of weekend getaway in Texas?  There are, and one of the very best is the Canyon Lake Texas area.  Everything on this list is abundantly available!  Canyon Lake offers 80 miles of beautiful shoreline and a over 12 square miles of water!  Boating, water skiing, sailing, and riding personal watercraft are all part of the fun.  The Guadalupe river flows toward New Braunfels and is perfect for tubing and canoeing.  Striped Bass and Rainbow Trout head up the list of game fish to pursue. 

Away from the lake, hiking in the Texas hill country, rich with oak and cedar, birds and wildlife, provides serenity and an intimate exposure to nature.  A camera, pair of binoculars or a sketch book will yield hours of pleasure and rich reward. 

Canyon Lake Texas is centrally located to New Braunfels, Johnson City, Marble Falls, Kerrville, Fredericksburg and other towns loaded with Texas heritage, shopping, dining opportunities and more.  Canyon Lake is less than an hour from Austin and San Antonio too! 

The Canyon Lake Texas area offers something for everyone.  It’s equally suited to a romantic weekend for just you and someone special or a family getaway that will long be remembered.  In either case, it is likely the experience will also be repeated.  Those who choose a weekend getaway in Texas along the shores of Canyon Lake find a favorite place that return to again and again. 

 
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