The Texas Travel Awards recognizes and celebrates top travel destinations and attractions across the Lone Star State. Texans love to travel, and this awards program brought to you by the publishers of Austin Monthly, San Antonio Magazine, and Texas Music highlights the places, businesses, and things to do luring travelers to hit the open road and explore this great state.

The 2023 winners have been announced!
Click here to see the full list and read more about them in the Texas Travel Awards magazine.

Pictured above: 2023 winners South Padre Island (Destination of the Year), El Paso’s Historic Mission Trail (Historic Site), Gruene Hall (Live Music Venue in a Big Market and Place to Dance), and Glow Kayak in San Marcos (Outdoor Activity in a Mid Market).


Brenda Kissko

Charles Lohrmann

Madeline Hollern

Jessica Serna

JaRon Marshall

2023 Winners / Statewide

2023 Winners / By Population

2023 Winners / People's Choice


Submissions are now closed for the 2023 awards. The next submission period will be in late 2023 or early 2024.
Any Texas-based destination, business or event is welcome to submit. Events must have occurred in the past two years.
Winners get bragging rights, plus a spotlight in the Texas Travel Awards publication, on texastravelawards.com, and on Texas Travel Awards social media.

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