Bluebonnet pictures are a must-have thing for visitors and natives as well because they make the best Instagram-worthy pictures. But no matter how beautiful those pictures are, visualizing those blossoms with your eyes and cherishing that beauty in-person is definitely the best thing to do.
If you are interested in seeing Bluebonnets, you have to go to Texas. There are so many beautiful and popular sites where tourists prefer to spend time every year to see the wonderful wildflowers. Note that Bluebonnet season starts in March month or in early April. But if the winter season has been a little warm, these beautiful flowers may even blossom early; however, in case of late freezes, the bluebonnets also bloom later.
As Texas is experiencing remarkable cold temperatures in the year 2021, predictions reveal that these flowers will bloom later. It means, you still have time to plan your tour to Texas to see those beautiful flowers in the peak season.
Where to the Bluebonnets in Texas?
Here we have listed some of the best places to help you find Texas Bluebonnets:
Ennis has entire trails dedicated to seeing the Bluebonnets. This year from April 1-30, Ennis will showcase over 40 miles of mapped driving Bluebonnet Trails. (The feature photo above is from our outing to Ennis last year.)
Bluebonnets near Houston Texas
While driving from San Antonio to Houston, you will find several patches of bluebonnets besides the highway. For the past several years, people have also seen think patches of these wildflowers outside Katy as well. The Rob Fleming Park is known for historically beautiful spots where you can capture stunning pictures with bluebonnets. Other than this, the Hermann Park and Houston Museum of Natural Science also have a great collection of bluebonnets.
Highland Lakes Bluebonnet Trail
There are so many locations along this path where you can find bluebonnet. You should start from Burnet which is better known as the bluebonnet capital of Texas. The residents here celebrate the bluebonnet festival every year on the second weekend of April month. Further, you can approach Marbles Falls and Johnson City to find blooming bluebonnets in the Spring season.
Brenham/ Washington County
Washington County is situated on Highway 290 and you can have a memorable stop here while traveling from Austin to Houston. In every spring season, the Brenham Chamber of Commerce hosts Wildflower Watch while posting several mesmerizing bluebonnet sightings on their blog. This place is also close to the mecca Round Top of antique hunter where you can plan a night stay.
Bluebonnets near Dallas
McKinnish Park and Sports Complex have attractive patches of bluebonnets in every season. You can also find beautiful scenery at Mary Heads Carter Park but these areas stay overpopulated in vacation season so you won’t find this site much pretty. You can capture better pictures near Fort Worth and Flower Mound, especially in the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. If you are here for a day trip, it is better to take a trip from Dallas to Decatur to find several unspoiled patches of bluebonnets.
Other than this, while traveling around Texas, you should keep your eyes open all the time because there are many unexpected places where beautiful patches of bluebonnets can be seen in the month of March and April.