“Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word.”
– John Steinbeck
When you think of the Alamo, BBQs, rodeos and cowboys, Texas comes to mind. Rich in history, art and culture, Texas is also home to picturesque mountains, lakes, beaches and wide open plains. This popular destination is the second largest state in the U.S. Alaska is the largest and California is the most populous. Texas is also known for its world-class sporting events and fun outdoor activities. Some of the most popular cities in Texas include Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio.
Fun Texas Attractions
Top Texan attractions include: San Antonio’s River Walk and The Alamo, Houston’s Space Center, NASCAR and Indy Car Racing, and the World’s Largest Livestock Show & Rodeo. Enjoy historic sites, fine museums, live entertainment, trendy restaurants and world-famous BBQ.
Austin Attractions & Sightseeing Tours
Austin is often referred to as the “Live Music Capital of the World.” It has more music venues per capita than any other U.S. city, including New York, Nashville and Memphis. Visitors and locals alike come here to enjoy Blues, Classical, Country, Jazz, Reggae, Swing, Rock, Tex-Mex… and more! Similar to Silicon Valley in California, Austin is home to a booming high-tech market. The region has been dubbed “Silicon Hills.”
Dallas Attractions & Sightseeing Tours
Dallas is one of the most popular cities in Texas. It offers a mix of world-class art, culture, sports, BBQ/Tex-Mex cuisine, fun family attractions, and fabulous shopping. And Dallas takes its sports seriously. The city is home to six popular sports teams. Visit Perot Museum of Nature and Science and the Dallas Zoo.
Fort Worth Attractions & Sightseeing Tours
Fort Worth is a cultural and diverse city. It offers visitors everything from fine museums and authentic Texan cuisine to fun family attractions and exciting sporting events, including NASCAR and IndyCar racing at the Texas Motor Speedway. Don’t miss a visit to the city’s Historic StockYards District. It features specialty shops, fun restaurants, museums, nightclubs… and the annual Fort Worth Stock Show and Championship Rodeo.
Houston Attractions & Sightseeing Tours
The vibrant city of Houston is home to NASA Space Center. Houston’s popular Historic District is filled with 19th-century architecture, trendy restaurants, coffee shops, historic bars and fine museums. Houston is also home to the World’s Largest Livestock Show & Rodeo. Other fun attractions include the Houston Museum of Natural Science, the Houston Grand Opera, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Zoo, Downtown Aquarium, and Hermann Park.
San Antonio Attractions & Sightseeing Tours
San Antonio is home to The Alamo, the most famous spot in Texas. River Walk is another of San Antonio’s most visited attractions. The area is packed with little cafes, restaurants, trendy boutiques, Rivercenter Mall, hotels, and nightclubs. And don’t miss the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo – it’s one of the largest and longest-running rodeos.
Book Texas Sightseeing Tours, Day Trips and Fun Things To Do
Visit San Antonio’s popular River Walk and The Alamo. Enjoy the highlights of Houston on a fun Sightseeing Tour. Visit Houston’s NASA Space Center and see where astronauts train for their missions. Buy a Dallas City Pass and get free entry to many of the city’s top attractions, including the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and the Reunion Tower Observation Deck.
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The Best Time To Visit Texas
The best times to visit Texas are in early Spring (between late March and April) and Fall to early Winter (September-November) when temperatures are mild. Summers are hot and humid.