1. Everyone seems to think that Texas is a some kind of natural paradise.

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Hamilton Pool, Texas

2. They couldn’t be more wrong.

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Karnack, Texas

3. It’s not pretty at all.

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Gruene, Texas

4. Seasons aren’t even a thing here.

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Vanderpool, Texas

5. It’s a land of perpetual summer…

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Mesquite, Texas

6. …and spring is pretty much nonexistent.

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Helotes, Texas

7. The landscapes are completely underwhelming.

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Guadalupe Mountains, Texas

8. I mean, who would actually want to see this?

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Inks Lake, Texas

9. Or this?

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Enchanted Rock, Texas

10. It’s just a dry desert wasteland.

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Caddo Lake, Texas

11. Seriously, it’s sooo dry!

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Center Point, Texas

12. The whole state is pretty much flat…

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Big Bend National Park, Texas

13. …and most of the land is completely featureless.

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Palo Duro Canyon, Texas

14. The beaches are gross…

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Galveston, Texas

15. …and the rivers are a huge letdown.

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McKinney State Park, Texas

16. Road trips through the state are a total drag.

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Chisos Mountains, Texas

17. There is absolutely nothing to see.

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Santa Elena Canyon, Texas

18. The cities aren’t that great…

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Dallas, Texas

19. …and some are flat-out ugly.

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Austin, Texas

20. The sunsets are unremarkable…

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Benbrook Lake, Texas

21. …and the night sky is painfully dull.

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Luckenbach, Texas

22. The wildlife is nothing out of the ordinary.

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23. I mean, this is JUST a cat.

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Los Fresnos, Texas

24. Seriously, don’t come to Texas.

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Wimberley, Texas

25. Its total lack of beauty will only let you down.

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Palo Duro Canyon, Texas

EWWW!!!!

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Chihuahuan Desert, Texas

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