When you talk to most folks about what they're doing for spring break in Texas, nine out of ten times you're going to hear, "We're going to the beach!"

It's true, Texas is blessed with a beautiful coastline and the Texas coast is almost always listed in the top ten places for college students all over the nation to visit for spring break. South Padre Island, Port A. and Corpus Christi easily come to mind, but what about something totally unique to Texas that still gives tourists a fun taste of Texas.

Here is a list of our top five picks of the more interesting if not off- beat places to visit in Texas during Spring Break.

A fun list of over two hundred places to visit in Texas year round can be found at The Atlas Obscura, Guide to Texas. It's worth the read!

If you're still not convinced, here are the top ten beaches in Texas.

Where ever you go in Texas for Spring Break, it's going to be great! It's Spring Break!

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  • 1

    Hamilton Pool

    Fun fact: Several movies have been filmed at Hamilton Pool. It's absolutely beautiful. You have to register before you go.

  • 2

    Ft. Worth Water Gardens

    Opened as a tourist attraction in the mid-1970s, the Ft. Worth Water Garden area was known as " Hell's Half Acre" full of saloons and brothels way back when.

  • 3

    Amarillo Cadillac Ranch

    Did you know the Amarillo Cadillac Ranch was moved once because of land value?

  • 4

    Jacob's Well

    Open year round for exploration,the swimming season for Jacob's Well begins on Memorial Day. Reservations are required.

  • 5

    Palo Duro Canyon

    If you're driving through Palo Duro Canyon, instead of hiking through it, know its on a " loop" and the driving speed limit is 15 miles per hour, lasting up to 45 minutes.