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2022 Best places for outdoor activities in Texas

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  1. #108 Best Cities for Outdoor Activities in America.

    Houston

    City in Texas,

    4935 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Pros: Cost of Living, Food, Diversity, Activities, Nature, Weather (depending on preference), Opportunity, Community, Sports Teams, Local GovernmentCons: Texas State Government, Lack of Diversity in Suburbs, Public Transit (basically non-existent)Houston is a great place to live for both a young professional and someone with a family. There is community, good food, affordability, and opportunity. Harris County and Fort Bend County are...However, there are drawbacks. Public transit does not really exist, and commuting in a car sucks. Our conservative state government is also making life harder for racial minorities, women, and LGBTQ+...I still believe this place a bright future!.

    Read 4935 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 2,313,238,

  2. #154 Best Cities for Outdoor Activities in America.

    Austin

    City in Texas,

    2377 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I would consider the Commute Time and Cost of Living to be the biggest downsides of Austin, TX. It's a huge and rapidly growing city, which means everything is pretty expensive and traffic is bad.However, I have lived here for the past 5 years and I love it! There is so much diversity and so much to do. There are so many different people from different backgrounds to meet, and so many...I've spent all of my high school experience in Austin. The school I go to has it's down sides, but it's pretty great. My high school in Austin has definitely been better than my middle school in...Overall, Austin is a great place to live..

    Read 2377 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 965,872,

  3. #176 Best Cities for Outdoor Activities in America.

    Tyler

    City in Texas,

    383 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have been living in Tyler, Texas for 5 years now. It took me a while to love this city because I grew up in a huge community and city in Southern California. I moved to Tyler to pursue college and....

    Read 383 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 105,859,

  4. #198 Best Cities for Outdoor Activities in America.

    Richardson

    City in Texas,

    318 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Mid-level college town close to Dallas. Lots of restaurants, but also lots of traffic. It has pretty parks. There are a lot of stores nearby, and many events happening. It is overall very safe too. I....

    Read 318 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 118,583,

  5. #206 Best Cities for Outdoor Activities in America.

    Waco

    City in Texas,

    656 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Waco contains great tourist spots: Texas Ranger Museum, Magnolia Silos, Sports Hall of Fame Museum, and great places of higher education: McLennan Community College, Texas State Technical College,....

    Read 656 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 137,779,

  6. #210 Best Cities for Outdoor Activities in America.

    Midland

    City in Texas,

    263 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Midland TX is growing very fast! It is located in West Texas, super hot, and in the heart of the oilfield. Midland is a great place for young people looking to find high paying jobs that have....

    Read 263 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 141,194,

  7. #212 Best Cities for Outdoor Activities in America.

    Odessa

    City in Texas,

    276 Niche users give it an average review of 3.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says I grew up here in Odessa, Texas and then i moved to Midland, Texas. There are lots of fun things to do here and fun activities. The community is great here and they actually care about you. The....

    Read 276 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Population: 122,630,

  8. El Paso

    City in Texas,

    2006 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I was born and raised in the sun city El Paso. I love this city so much because of the diversity. Being right next to the border and having Fort Bliss, El Paso has become a very diverse culture that...The only thing I wish to change about El Paso are the highways. They were built when this city had a smaller population and now with the city being much bigger, they can't hold all of the traffic....Other than that, I am proud to be a resident of the city of the 915 and plan to live here when I am older as well!.

    Read 2006 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 679,879,

  9. Fort Worth

    City in Texas,

    2387 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says I was an intern at development services for the City of Fort Worth. The staff really cares for the residents and makes sure they all feel included within our community. I really appreciate how they....

    Read 2387 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 892,221,

  10. San Antonio

    City in Texas,

    4232 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says There is absolutely no place like San Antonio. Living here all nineteen years of my life, I have always wanted to move away and explore. After completing my first year of college in an entire....

    Read 4232 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 1,529,133,

  11. Lubbock

    City in Texas,

    873 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Lubbock has been the best city the past four years. Growing up I visited all the time because my little sister had doctors appointments at UMC. It was great back then, the people were always kind and....

    Read 873 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 257,013,

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