Cool off at these 7 Texas swimming holes

When you’re ready to tackle an adventure beyond your own backyard, hop in your car, crank the AC and motor to one of these Texas swimming spots. Once you finally peel yourself from your seat, escape the Lone Star State’s heat with a dip in one of these wonderfully cool swimming holes.

The Blue Lagoon, Huntsville

An hour and a half north of Houston lies the Blue Lagoon, which consists of two azure blue spring-fed lagoons.

Primarily a scuba-training site, the Blue Lagoon also welcomes casual visitors on a space-available basis at certain hours during the day.

Grab snacks and drinks at a retail store on site while you enjoy the tropical oasis deep in the heart of Texas.

The Blue Lagoon is located at 649 Pinedale Rd, Huntsville, TX 77320. For more information, visit or call (936) 438-8888.

Barton Springs Pool, Austin

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