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Make Texas Your Next Stop: 5 Reasons This Great State is Worth a Visit

Quality Family Time

Texas is vast (it’s the second largest state in the USA) so is great for families of explorers to escape to together and make lifetime memories. There is something to do for everyone, from the youngest kids to the grandparents!

There are plenty of theme parks and waterparks to choose from for the thrill seekers, swimming with dolphins, SeaWorld and plenty of zoos for the animal lovers and an astonishing amount of galleries and museums to visit for a more peaceful day. You will not run out of activities for the family your visit to Texas!

The Great Outdoors

At the Heard Natural Science and Wildlife Sanctuary, there are 289 acres to explore. Rich in sights, sounds and activities for all ages, it’s easy to lose a day here with the whole family.  There are nature trails to explore, conservation activities to partake in and educational programs running all year.

There are also dinosaurs. The exhibit comprises of amazing animatronic dinosaurs that move and roar. You can even join in an outdoor fossil dig!

Romantic Escapism

If you are looking for some quality time with your significant other, then a trip to Texas is not to be overlooked. It’s even possible to stay in a rustic, romantic treehouse, or splurge for a luxurious stay at Marriott SpringHill Suites Dallas Airport.

Texas is also home to over 600 miles of coastal beaches, and these beaches are well tended too and manned with lifeguards. Head over to South Beach at Padre Island National Seashore for private time with your loved one.

Unique and Cultural Experiences

Austin is known as the Live Music Capital of the year and has a thriving and eclectic live music scene. On any given night, you can find over 100 live music shows catering to every taste and style. Austin is also famous for it’s two large music festivals, SXSW and Austin City Limits (ACL) which show both established and up and coming live music acts from around the globe annually.

Houston is home to NASA, and all space cadets should not miss the ‘Lyndon B Johnson Space Centre’, where you can see astronauts in training, touch a moon rock and even get your passport stamped!

Rodeos and dude ranches are a great way to experience the culture and have a great time riding horses and cooking over an open fire. Texas’s main industry is cattle and the first official rodeo was in Pecos, Texas in 1883. The sport is now famous worldwide, and it’s fascinating to see first hand.

Wine

Texas has a long history of wine production, producing wine since 1650. Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay are the most commonly produced varieties, followed by Merlot, Syrah and Muscat Canelli. In fact, there are a total of 21 wine varieties grown in Texas, so you are sure to find the perfect pairing here.

So sit back, pour yourself a glass, and enjoy everything that Texas has to offer.

 

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