5 Texas Attractions to Visit This Labor Day

Evelyn Reyes

Labor Day might mark the inevitable end of summer, so why not make the most of this three-day weekend to end summer on a high note. If you’re visiting or staying in Texas this Labor Day weekend here are 5 Texas Attractions to consider this weekend.

Barton Springs

1. Make a splash at Barton Springs

Keep Austin Weird and make a splash at Barton Springs Pool this Labor Day. Many believe that this Austin hot spot possesses spiritual healing powers and that it is the soul of the city. The 3-acre pool lies within Zilker Park and is perfect for year-round swimming because of its consistent 68- 70 degrees’ temperature.

Austin, TX

Six Flags Over Texas - Dallas, TX
Six Flags Over Texas

2. Get Your Adrenaline Rush at Six Flags Over Texas

If you love a good adrenaline rush, a trip to Six Flags Over Texas is just what you need this weekend. The amusement park is conveniently located in Arlington, Texas just minutes away from both Dallas & Fort Worth. The 200- acre amusement park offers more than 50 rides and live family-friendly shows everyone can enjoy.

Dallas/ Fort Worth, TX

Space Center Houston

3.  Launch into NASA’s Space Center Houston

Space Center Houston is the official visitor center of NASA’s Johnson Space Center. The space center offers its visitors multiple activities to enjoy; from exploring a space shuttle replica, skylab, touching a rock from the moon and even learning about NASA’s upcoming missions.

Houston, TX

The San Antonio Riverwalk

4. Stroll the Riverwalk

Visit San Antonio’s favorite attraction. The Riverwalk is great for romantic getaways due to its many restaurants and hotels with beautiful views of the city and river. It is also a great place for families, the kids will love exploring and learning about the city’s history in the SA Riverwalk Cruise Tour.

San Antonio, TX

San Marcos River

5. Go Tubing Down the River

Enjoy 4 – 6 hours of relaxation floating down the San Marcos River with family and friends. Pack a picnic, snacks and plenty of beverages to savor during your trip. Don’t forget to pack your waterproof wireless speaker to play your favorite tunes.

San Marcos, TX

 

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