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15 Breathtaking Photos of Texas That Will Inspire You

If you’ve never been to Texas, then you could be forgiven for believing the old stereotype that the Lone Star State is nothing but dusty dry deserts. Oh we have our fair share of those, but Texas is a land filled with diverse environments and wonders, both natural and manmade. These images will show you just exactly what you may have been missing if you’ve pigeonholed the great state of Texas into the barren landscape category. Here are 10 awe-inspiring pictures of Texas.

Swinging from a rope swing into a lake in New Ulm, Texas

Flickr/Justin Jensen
Flickr/Justin Jensen

Winter in Randol Mill Park in Arlington, Texas

Flickr/Greg Westfall
Flickr/Greg Westfall

Monarch butterfly migration in South Texas

Image via Imgur
Image via Imgur

River taxi light trails in San Antonio, Texas

Flickr/Nan Palmero
Flickr/Nan Palmero

The South Rim in Big Bend National Park

Flickr/Adam Baker
Flickr/Adam Baker

Sunrise on Padre National Seashore

Flickr/Terry Ross
Flickr/Terry Ross

Bald Cypress Trees grow in the mossy waters on Caddo Lake in Jefferson, Texas

Flickr/Omar Bárcena
Flickr/Omar Bárcena

Bluebonnet trails in Ennis, Texas

Image via Photobucket
Image via Photobucket

A swimmer dives into Jacob’s Well in Wimberley

Flickr/Patrick Lewis
Flickr/Patrick Lewis

Millions of bats emerge from Bracken Cave outside San Antonio, Texas

Flickr/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Flickr/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Ernst Tinaja Trail in Big Bend National Park

Flickr/Steve Davies
Flickr/Steve Davies

Hurricane Ike breaches the seawall in Galveston, Texas

Flickr/Texasbubba
Flickr/Texasbubba

Stargazing in Copper Breaks State Park

Flickr/Michael OBrien (Used with permission)
Flickr/Michael OBrien (Used with permission)

A Supercell (precursor to a tornado) forms in Central Texas

Flickr/BrianKhoury
Flickr/BrianKhoury

Boaters gather for Independence Day fireworks over Lake Austin in Austin, Texas

Flickr/Andy
Flickr/Andy

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