Winter Texans Online!


This is our short list for best destinations for the Fall 2015 and early winter 2016. We will be adding to these regularly, so check back for new listings.

Galveston Island for the Holidays

Comfortable weather for holiday parades, semi-tropical environment, but also full of great holiday activities, like the Moody Gardens Lights Festival, Dickens on the Strand, and so much more. Great shopping, dining and lodging on the Texas Coast.


San Antonio on the Riverwalk

Who can deny the famous Riverwalk and its tens of thousands of lights for the holidays is a spectacle well experienced! Great activities including a Christmas River Parade, Luminaries Festival and more. History and mystery about in the Alamo City, now and all year!


Historic Jefferson

Located in the Caddo Country of Northeast Texas, Jefferson comes alive for the holidays. Antique Capital of East Texas, you'll find great shoppes, unique lodges and hotels and plenty of Holiday cheer and activities. Don't miss Caddo Lake nearby, a world to itself!


Grapevine - Christmas Capital of Texas

In the DFW Metroplex, things can't get any more Christmas-y than in holiday-happy Grapevine. There's the North Pole Train ride, the Festival of Lights, Lone Star Christmas and ICE sculpture event at the Gaylord Texan, parades and so much more. Lots of holiday cheer!


Port Isabel in the Rio Grande Valley

On the tip of Texas, The Valley offers the warmest winter in Texas, many days short sleeve weather! South Padre is right across the Causeway, Mexico just a few miles away. Enjoy the annual Boat Parade for Christmas, shop in town and the Island, pick fresh oranges nearby.


Historic Fredericksburg

This German community comes alive for the holidays! Great Main Street shopping, in the heart of the Texas wine country. Great food at many restaurants, marvelous lodging opportunities and great arts and crafts year round.


Tyler - Rose Capital of Texas

Tyler is a beautiful city full of Victorian style year round and a garden spot in Texas. But the holidays are special here, full of charm and Texas hospitality. Stay in Tyler and enjoy the gateway to many sites and attractions.



Great coastal getaway, lots of RV Parks
and great lodging and plenty of holiday events. Known for its great fishing, it is also the home of the historic Fulton Mansion, which outs on a great Christmas event each year. Also the Texas Maritime Museum. Very Winter Texan friendly!