Sure, it can get chilly in Central Texas in winter.

But while we may have seen a snow flurry or two this season, most days are relatively mild, making it an ideal time to head outdoors before the scorching temperatures — and mosquitoes — of summer return.

In fact, many Central Texas spots are stunningly beautiful, and amazingly uncrowded, this time of year.

Why not throw on a jacket and head outside?

Visit MyStatesman.com to learn about four places that are magical in winter.