America's Scenic Byways

Texas Plains Trail

1104 miles - Take approximately four days for a full tour, or ten hours for a quick look.

Enjoy the rugged beauty and shimmering sunsets of the Texas Plains Trail Region. Miles and miles of short grass prairies give way unexpectedly to spectacular canyon vistas as you cross this 52-county region that covers approximately 50,000 square miles. This region is home to the earliest known residents of North America. Experience frontier life and the pioneer spirit in dynamic museums, vibrant festivals, historic towns, and rich musical heritage woven throughout the stories and places found in this remarkable region––the real stories of the West.