Spring is here, and summer is just around the corner. Are you planning a trip? Or are you just dreaming of all the places you would like to visit someday? Start your travel plans with a stop at Fort Bend County Libraries, where you can find information on destinations and travel-planning tips. Or you may just want to find a book or a video on faraway places so you can experience the world without ever leaving the comfort of your own home!
The library is a good starting point for researching vacation opportunities in and around the Texas Gulf Coast and the Hill Country. You can find information on weekend excursions or day trips, from birding trails and biker trails to ghost towns and quirky oddities off the beaten path. Texas has a treasure trove of adventures just waiting to be experienced! Start planning your trip with some of these resources…
Backroads & Byways of Texas: Drives, Day Trips & Weekend Excursions
Ramble Texas: A Wanderer's Guide to the Offbeat, Overlooked, and Outrageous
60 Hikes Within 60 Miles, San Antonio & Austin, Including the Hill Country
A Texas Guide to Haunted Restaurants, Taverns, and Inns
The 100 Best Affordable Vacations
Why Stop? : A Guide to Texas Historical Roadside Markers
Exploring Texas History: Weekend Adventures
Backroads of the Texas Hill Country: Your Guide to the Most Scenic Adventures
Hiking and Backpacking Trails of Texas: Walking, Hiking, and Biking Trails for All Ages and Abilities!
Camper's Guide to Texas Parks, Lakes, and Forests: Where to Go and How to Get There
Fun with the Family in Texas: Hundreds of Ideas for Day Trips with the Kids
Texas Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities, & Other Offbeat Stuff
You can also explore some of the great parks and museums nearby!
Brazos Bend State Park
Cullinan Park Conservancy
George Ranch Historical Park
The Black Cowboy Museum
Fort Bend Museum
Rosenberg Railroad Museum
Sugar Land Heritage Museum
Fort Bend Children's Discovery Center
Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land
Other helpful websites for traveling in Texas...
Guide to Texas Outside
Texas Parks & Wildlife