Taking Leave with a Smattering of Texas Fun

There is definitely no shortage of things to do and see while you're visiting Texas. You can have fun by paying either a good deal of money or a little, depending on your style. Naming the things to do throughout the entire state would fill an encyclopedia, so here are just a number of the numerous things you can take in while you're there.

One of the greatest water parks in the U.S. is in Texas, and it's called Schlitterbahn. The facility is actually two parks mixed —one an older nostalgic "muddy water" slide and lazy river park — the other a more up-to-date, chlorinated park with thrilling water slides and another lazy river. Most likely the most exciting thing at the park is its Water Roller Coaster, an experience that is made up of twists and turns and even uphill runs on water jets. The selection of things to do will make everybody in the family happy, whether they want relaxation or excitement.

A different kind of water ride, one that's much more soothing, is the Guadalupe River. The river is set up with stations to lease inner tubes and floats and different courses, ranging from one to four hours. Travelers can rent a tube and float lazily straight down the river, enjoying the sun and partaking of their favorite beverage along the way. There are even places to stop and have a picnic on shore. This Texas pastime is a peaceful, serene day-long activity that a family, group of pals or an individual can appreciate.

If you're a thrill seeker or want to see for yourself that ghosts really exist, head straight down to San Antonio to the Haunted Railroad Crossing. The story of the crossing goes back 60 years ago to a group of kids on a school bus that got stranded on the tracks just as a train arrived. The tale now goes that if a car is stopped on the tracks, it will be pushed off by children's hands from behind. Several claim to have had this happen to them, and a number of have gone as far as sprinkling flour on their bumpers, only to see the small handprints right after they've rolled off. The location has developed quite a bit lately, and it's difficult to get a turn on the tracks. But if you really want an journey, this is one place you definitely want to head to.

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