Austin, TX 73301
Texas Heritage Trails Program
Regional Web Sites
Texas is a kaleidoscope of cultures and environments, and you can experience it all by traveling through the state’s rich history. Each heritage trail region has its own unique flavor, whether you’re looking for unique architecture, historic steam trains or one of the nation’s largest collections of windmills.
Visit each region’s website for features on unique regional experiences and suggested travel itineraries.
Texas Brazos Trail Region— Quaint courthouse squares, presidential history and the Chisholm Trail endures in this 18-county region.
Texas Forest Trail Region — Discover the place where history and culture come naturally. Find antiques, festivals and colorful seasons throughout the Piney Woods.
Texas Forts Trail Region — Eight forts, historical reenactments and breathtaking landscapes create an unforgettable vacation.
Texas Hill Country Trail Region — Head through the hills and journey through the state capital, whimsical historic towns and impressive scenery.
Texas Independence Trail Region— Deadly battles, heroic deeds and a history shaped by a desire for freedom — travel the birthplace of Texas.
Texas Lakes Trail Region — Where the Old South and Wild West meet. Enjoy historic railroads, early settlements and colorful festivals.
Texas Mountain Trail Region — Breathtaking mountains and exotic desert panoramas surround historic missions, national historic sites and abundant natural history.
Texas Pecos Trail Region — Oil barons, sand-hill surfing and natural phenomena stand out in this region stretching from Midland-Odessa to Del Rio.
Texas Plains Trail Region — Legendary musicians, ranching heritage and cowboy culture pepper the land of big skies and stunning sunsets.
Texas Tropical Trail Region — Traverse among swaying palms and explore Mexican heritage, military history and the largest ranch in Texas.
Austin, TX 73301