2. Guadalupe Peak (8,751ft), Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas
Reaching almost 9,000 feet above the Lone Star State is Guadalupe Peak. The highest point in the state of Texas, Guadalupe peak is a popular hike for those visiting Guadalupe Mountains National Park. This 6-8 hour round trip trek treats hikers to stunning panoramas of high desert and ponderosa forests before topping out for a stunning 360 vista at the tip of Texas.