Whether you drive the coast, head inland or explore the Hawaiian Islands, there’s sure to be a picturesque court with your name on it—and plenty of outdoor adventure nearby. Here are some of the best places to sneak in a game as you explore the country’s western states.

John Newcombe Tennis Ranch, Hill Country

  • It began with a run-down dude ranch, but today the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch in the Hill Country is a full-service tennis destination. The Aussie champ’s tennis nirvana includes an academy, junior camps, adult vacations and team-building programs.


Woodlands Resort, Houston

  • Outside of Houston, The Woodlands Resort offers 21 tennis courts and plenty of other activities spread out across sprawling grounds. The kids will love the lazy river and water park; grown-ups can while away time on championship golf courses, strolling the trails or kayaking the Woodlands Waterway.

The Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas

  • In Dallas, The Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas bills itself as an upscale urban resort, with all the amenities of an out-of-town getaway, including twelve tennis courts. For more fresh air, hike, bike or walk the dog along the trails of the city’s White Rock Lake.

Check out the other western states featured in the "Have Tennis, Will Travel" Series:

  • California
  • Nevada
  • Colorado
  • Arizona
  • Hawaii