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Fun Active Adult Weekend Getaways in Texas

  • January 23, 2024

Looking for some Texas weekend getaways near Chambers Creek? Look no further! We’ve assembled our top five fun weekend trips in Texas, perfectly tailored for active adults seeking memorable experiences. We’ll help you discover the hidden gems that make Texas such a fantastic getaway destination: the charming vineyards of Wimberley, the scenic beaches of Galveston Island and Port Aransas, the tranquility of Garner State Park, and the quaint allure of Fredericksburg. Each of these enchanting locales offers a unique blend of excitement and serenity that’s ideal for active adults who are looking to enrich their weekends—and none of them are far from Chambers Creek!

Fredericksburg, Texas. Fredericksburg is close enough to Chambers Creek that you won’t feel like you’re spending all your time driving, but you’ll still want to plan for a long weekend because there’s simply so much to see and do in town. You can start your trip at the Visitor Information Center, which highlights Fredericksburg’s many historic locations and scenic attractions. Then you’ll want to explore Fredericksburg’s more than 150 locally owned shops, restaurants, boutiques, and more!

Galveston Island, Texas. They say that Galveston Island is where the Texas coast begins. As soon as you cross the famous Galveston Causeway, you’re officially on “island time” for the remainder of the weekend! Soak up the sun and enjoy the sea breeze while you listen to live music and enjoy great food and local ambiance.

Port Aransas, Texas. Whatever you have on your weekend trip bucket list, you’ll find it at Port Aransas, where you can take a surfing lesson, embark on a parasailing excursion, go skydiving, or just kick back and enjoy the Gulf waters onboard one of the many boat tours. Port Aransas has so many things to do that you can tailor your weekend getaway to be whatever you like, and you’ll find plenty of amazing food and comfortable places to stay. Don’t forget to bring your camera!

Garner State Park. For those who are looking for something more adventuresome in their fun weekend trips in Texas, there’s no better destination than Garner State Park, which offers easy access to the Frio River and more than 1,700 acres of scenic Hill Country terrain. It’s the perfect place to swim, hike, fish, canoe, geocache, bike, camp, or play miniature golf—you name it! For those who don’t want to rough it, amenities-rich cabins allow you to go “glamping” in style and comfort all weekend long.

Wimberley, Texas. If you’re in search of a few Texas wineries so you can spend some time in the tasting room, this may be the weekend getaway for you. Wimberley is home to the Wimberley Valley Winery, the Fall Creek Vineyards, Limestone Terrace Vineyard, Driftwood Estates Winery, and more. There’s even a local rum distillery in the Cypress Creek Reserve. Of course, Wimberley has more than just wineries and distilleries. You’ll also find plenty of local shops and restaurants, small-town charm, swimming holes, and so much more to see and do in this Hill Country gem.

All of these things and many more are just a short drive away from home at Chambers Creek, an active adult community located in Willis, TX. If you want to stay in the know on all the fun and exciting things to do in and around our community, fill out the short contact form below to subscribe to our newsletter. We’ll keep you updated on everything from new amenities and new home information to events and fun things to do in and around Chambers Creek!

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