Taking Leave with a Smattering of Texas Fun

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

One of the best water parks in the U.S. is in Texas, and it's called Schlitterbahn. The facility is really two parks mixed —one an older nostalgic "muddy water" slide and lazy river park — the other a more modern, chlorinated park with exciting water slides and a second lazy river. Probably the most thrilling thing at the park is its Water Roller Coaster, an experience that consists of twists and turns and even uphill runs on water jets. The selection of things to do will make everyone in the family happy, whether they want rest or excitement.

A unique kind of water ride, one that's much more relaxing, is the Guadalupe River. The river is fixed up with stations to rent inner tubes and floats and different courses, ranging from one to four hours. Guests can get a tube and float lazily down the river, experiencing the sun and partaking of their preferred beverage along the way. There are even places to stop and have a picnic on shore. This Texas pastime is a quiet, serene day-long activity that a family, team of pals or an individual can enjoy.

If you're a thrill seeker or want to see for yourself that ghosts truly exist, head down to San Antonio to the Haunted Railroad Crossing. The story of the crossing goes back 60 years ago to a team of children on a school bus that got stranded on the tracks just as a train came by. The tale now goes that if a car is stuck on the tracks, it will be moved off by children's hands from the rear. Several claim to have had this happen to them, and a handful 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 grown quite a bit lately, and it's difficult to get a turn on the tracks. But if you truly want an adventure, this is one location you certainly want to head to.

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