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Eagle Pass
Welcome to Eagle Pass and Piedras Negras, where time moves at whatever speed moves you. Revved up and rearing to go? Wake up smiling and singing? Come on down. There's always something fun going on. (Eagle Pass) (more info)
Fiesta® San Antonio | April
With almost 3.5 million people attending Fiesta®, it is one of the biggest festivals in the United States, a top three in Texas and the largest in San Antonio. It is held each April to honor the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto, celebrating the diverse heritage, culture and spirit that make up the city of San Antonio. (San Antonio) (more info)
Laredo
Located on MM1 of IH-35, visiting Laredo brings you to the edge of the country and the beginning of an adventure like no other. Our City has so much to offer no matter what time of the year you decide to visit us! (Laredo) (more info)
Market Square in San Antonio
Come visit the largest Mexican market north of the border! Take a stroll on the plaza, do some bargain hunting in our unique locally-owned shops, take in some folklorico dancing, or just grab a cold margarita and enjoy the afternoon. (San Antonio) (more info)
McNay Art Museum - San Antonio
At her death in 1950, Mrs. McNay left her collection of more than 700 works of art, along with her house, surrounding 23 acres, and an endowment to establish the first museum of modern art in Texas. In 1954, the McNay opened its doors to the public. Additions to the original McNay house between 1970 and 1994 have provided galleries to exhibit the museum’s constantly growing collection. (San Antonio) (more info)
Natural Bridge Caverns in San Antonio
Natural Bridge Caverns is so much more than one of the most treasured natural attractions Texas has to offer. (San Antonio) (more info)
Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch - San Antonio
Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, recognized by the State of Texas as a Land Heritage Property, features over 400 acres of rolling hills, creek beds, where safari trekkers can witness the behavior of over 500 animals from 40 exotic, native and endangered animal species worldwide. (San Antonio) (more info)
San Antonio Botanical Garden
Opened in 1980, the 38-acre San Antonio Botanical Garden is in the heart of urban San Antonio. Its beautiful hilltop setting welcomes guests to colorful floral displays, true-to-Texas native areas, and futuristic glass pyramids filled with exotic plants from around the world. (San Antonio) (more info)
San Antonio Central – Balcones Heights, Texas | Top 10 Reasons for Baby Boomers to Book Their Hotel Rooms Here
Read it and weep – A light-hearted look at the unique benefits Baby Boomers will enjoy when booking hotel lodgings in San Antonio Central – Balcones Heights when next traveling to San Antonio. (Balcones Heights) (more info)
San Antonio Zoo
Located just minutes from downtown San Antonio, the San Antonio Zoo offers a wild respite from the concrete jungle. Immerse yourself with the sights and sounds of animals you would only see in the wilds of the Amazonia, Africa, the Australian outback and more! (San Antonio) (more info)
SeaWorld® San Antonio
For up-close animal encounters, both SeaWorld and Aquatica offer a variety of programs with beluga whales, sea lions, penguins and more. There are also exclusive dining opportunities to make your vacation memorable. (San Antonio) (more info)
Splashtown in San Antonio
Splashtown has more than 45 water rides and attractions swerve and spray across the 20 landscaped acres of Splashtown San Antonio. (San Antonio) (more info)
UTSA - Institute of Texan Cultures
Learn about the people who made and make Texas what it is at Texas’ cultural history museum, the Institute of Texan Cultures. (San Antonio) (more info)
Witte Museum - South Texas Heritage Center
It’s time South Texas reclaimed the legendary story of this wild and vivid land, and the Witte Museum does just that with the Robert J. and Helen C. Kleberg South Texas Heritage Center. (San Antonio) (more info)
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Big Bend Resort & Adventures
Nowhere is Texas enormity personified more completely than in the Big Bend area. Wilderness encounters with canyons, rivers, mountains and Chihuahuan Desert encourage a serenity rarely experienced. Near Big Bend Resort and Adventures there are over 1,000,000 acres of incredibly diverse and unspoiled ecosystems to explore. (Terlingua) (more info)
Chisos Mountain Lodge
Ponder this. Is it what you see that makes Big Bend National Park remarkable? Or is it what you don’t see, but know is there? You see the vastness. You feel the remoteness. Maybe you marvel over the dark shadows of the Chisos Mountains. (Basin Rural Station) (more info)
Cibolo Creek Ranch | Marfa
Nestled on more than 30,000 acres of breathtaking beauty, and steeped in history and culture, Cibolo Creek Ranch is everything you would expect from a resort retreat ~ serenity, luxury and adventure. (Marfa) (more info)
Del Rio
Welcome to Del Rio, Texas, just a heartbeat from the crystal clear waters of Lake Amistad. Del Rio has more to do and see than any other city along the Rio Grande. (Del Rio) (more info)
Fort Davis, Texas
Nestled in the heart of the Davis Mountains of West Texas, Fort Davis is a place of majestic beauty, where wildlife abounds among the high desert vastness. Due to its low humidity and a mild climate, Fort Davis is a great place to visit year round. (Fort Davis) (more info)
Fort Stockton, Texas
The beginning of your Texas Big Bend Adventure. Enjoy the restored fort, museums, National Register Historic District, Ste. Genevive Wines, excellent 18-hole golf course, motels, bed & breakfast, RV sites, and more. Texas friendly spoken here. Fort Stockton is Your Crossroads to Adventure! (Fort Stockton) (more info)
Marathon, Texas - Gateway to the Big Bend
Marathon, Texas, a diverse historical main street village with shops, restaurants, galleries, groceries and accommodations to suit every taste and need. (Marathon) (more info)
Midland
With its convenient location, numerous transportation options, plenty of dining, shopping and entertainment, this is sure to be one stop you won't want to miss. (Midland) (more info)
Odessa
When it comes to variety and fun, Odessa, Texas is the right place to be for your next convention, meeting or vacation. (Odessa) (more info)
Pecos
Howdy ya’ll and welcome! Things are really Hot in Pecos – we now have lots of comfy accommodations, our historic destinations are hopping, our visitor amenities are really cool and helpful, and our attractions and events are fun to visit! (Pecos) (more info)
San Elizario Historic District
San Elizario, Texas is located just 22 miles southeast of downtown El Paso and 25 minutes from the El Paso International Airpot. El Paso is rated the safest city in the United States. A visit to San Elizario is a must when you are either passing through El Paso or staying for a visit. (San Elizario) (more info)
Texas Mountain Trail Region
Breathtaking mountains and high-country hikes. Sheer river canyons and winding back roads. Exotic panoramas and star-studded nights. Adventure in the unspoiled West awaits you in the Texas Mountain Trail Region of Far West Texas. See land as early man saw it, as the Apache and Comanche saw it, as ranching pioneers saw it. (Alpine) (more info)
Texas Pecos Trail Region - Keep It Wild!
The Texas Pecos Trail Region promotes heritage tourism to 22 counties in West Texas. Our region is geographically diverse, from charming Hill Country rivers and scenery to rugged Chihuahuan Desert canyonlands to the sprawling mesas, sand dunes, and wide open plains of the Permian Basin. (Sonora) (more info)
Top 10 Things To Do in El Paso, Texas
Just once on this trip, be up early. Get a cup of hot coffee and stake out a private niche on our mountains. Face east. Sit back. Then watch a huge, red-tinged sun shoot its first rays over our endless horizon. You’ll never forget it, because El Paso is like no other place in Texas. (El Paso) (more info)
Visit Big Bend
Over one million acres of publicly accessible wilderness vacation country attracts visitors from all over the world. Big Bend National Park, Big Bend Ranch State Park, and surrounding communities offer activities like hiking, camping, river running, horse riding, mountain bicycling, jeep touring, sightseeing, and simply experiencing a level of peace and quiet that is rarely found today. You will come for the scenery, and stay for the hospitality. (Terlingua) (more info)
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Angleton
Angleton, the County Seat of Brazoria County, is a thriving community that prides itself on community spirit and a small town atmosphere. (Angleton) (more info)
Bay Area Houston
Explore outer space, savor fresh seafood, cruise warm waters and take in the perfect Gulf Coast sunset in Bay Area Houston — the boating capital of Texas. (Seabrook) (more info)
Baytown
Discover Baytown. Hidden from the big city hustle and bustle, Baytown is one of the Texas Gulf Coast’s best kept secrets. This coastal oasis is rich in history as it shares its bay with the San Jacinto Monument, the birth place of Texas, just a ferry ride away. (Baytown) (more info)
Beaumont
Nestled on the banks of the Neches River, Beaumont, Texas offers the best of many worlds to visitors. Looking for a different flavor to delight your senses? Then visit Beaumont for boutique and antique shopping, colorful festivals, concerts, theatrical performances and great annual events. Year after year, visitors return for more swamp cruising, two-stepping good times. Beaumont - Texas with a little something extra. (Beaumont) (more info)
Bolivar Peninsula
Embraced by the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Galveston Bay, the Bolivar Peninsula is a haven for fisherman, golfers, shell seekers, boaters, kayakers, oceanfront gulf cart riding and beach lovers of all ages. (Crystal Beach) (more info)
Brazosport
Come see where Texas history was made. Muse at the museums. Golf your argyles off. Browse our shops. Fish for our wonders of the sea. Tan, surf, and shell on our beaches. The Brazosport area also offers numerous fine restaurants, and after a fun-filled day, visitors can tuck themselves into the many hotels, beach houses and bed & breakfasts in the area. Located 50 miles south of Houston, the Brazosport area consists of eight cities: Clute, Freeport, Jones Creek, Lake Jackson, Oyster Creek Quintana, Richwood, and Surfside Beach. (Lake Jackson) (more info)
Brownsville
Visit our On the Border, By the Sea community and enjoy sight-seeing and shopping in Mexico, gorgeous white sand beaches, world class birding, the world-famous Gladys Porter Zoo, great Brownsville museums and several important historic sites. It's worth the trip! (Brownsville) (more info)
Chambers Wild in Chambers County
Grab your gear and let’s go into the Wild Side of Chambers County to fish, cycle, camp, bird, hunt, paddle, or maybe hike! This is a unique area on the Upper Texas Coast – a nature lover’s dream destination for everything from waters sports to wildlife photography. (Anahuac) (more info)
Clute
Swimming, sunbathing, water skiing, diving, picnicking, fishing, sailing, or shelling... Southern Brazoria County offers all this and more for a relaxing day's activities on our 21 miles of beaches nestled on the Gulf of Mexico. Southern Brazoria County is home to the cities of Clute, Brazoria, Freeport, Lake Jackson, Oyster Creek, Quintana Beach, Surfside Beach, and West Columbia. Discover the Real Texas Gulf Coast, just south of Houston, and west of Galveston, Texas. (Clute) (more info)
Corpus Christi
Visit Corpus Christi, Texas and enjoy a rich blend of nature, culture, history and unique entertainment. With over 113 miles of beaches and bay front, Corpus Christi is a vast wonderland of sea, sun and fun! (Corpus Christi) (more info)
Deer Park
Discover the secure convenience and central access that Deer Park offers business travelers, vacationers and weekend visitors. (Deer Park) (more info)
Freeport, Texas
Part of the Brazosport Area on the Texas Gulf Coast. Come see where Texas history was made. Muse at the museums. Golf your argyles off. Browse our shops. Fish for our wonders of the sea. Tan, surf, and shell on our beaches. The Brazosport area also offers numerous fine restaurants, and after a fun filled day, visitors can tuck themselves into the many hotels, beach houses and bed & breakfasts in the area. Located 50 miles south of Houston, the Brazosport area consists of eight cities: Clute, Freeport, Jones Creek, Lake Jackson, Oyster Creek Quintana, Richwood, and Surfside Beach. (Lake Jackson) (more info)
Fuddrucker's
Fuddruckers is the “original” upscale burger pioneer, setting the standard of serving 100% fresh, never frozen, all-American premium beef for over 30 years. Some people are driven to create the world’s fastest cars or the world’s tallest buildings. (Houston) (more info)
Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier
Featuring waterfront fun and entertainment like no other Gulf Coast destination, the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier features family-oriented attractions including rides, midway games, retail shops and a wide selection of food venues, including Texas’ first Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. restaurant. (Galveston Island) (more info)
Galveston Island, Texas
Galveston Island, Texas offers everything in a resort destination - beautiful accommodations, entertainment, shopping, and 32 miles of Gulf Coast beaches. Escape and explore Galveston Island, Texas. (Galveston) (more info)
Harbor House Hotel and Marina - Pier 21
Harbor House Hotel sits on the site of an early Galveston Steamship Terminal and, today, provides a unique vantage point for watching the activity of a working port. Harbor House is the hotel of choice for cruise ship passengers seeking pre- and post- cruise excursions on the island. (Galveston) (more info)
Hard Rock Cafe - Houston, Texas
There’s nothing humble about Hard Rock Cafe Houston.  Located in the glittery theater district, a 35-foot replica of the Stevie Ray Vaughan Gibson Firebird guitar lights the way to the most Rockin’ place in the city. (Houston) (more info)
Holiday Inn Club Vacations | Galveston Beach Resort
Holiday Inn Club Vacations Galveston Beach Resort offers a wonderfully relaxing experience for couples and families alike. This quiet beachfront resort is located on the Texas Gulf coast south near the historic port city of Galveston. (Galveston) (more info)
Hotel Galvez & Spa®, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel
Hotel Galvez & Spa offers guests historic charm coupled with exquisite service. Build in 1911, this AAA four diamond rated, hotel is the only historic beachfront hotel on the Texas Gulf Coast. Hotel Galvez & Spa®, a Wyndham Grand® Hotel and National Trust Historic Hotel of America, is owned by the Cynthia and George Mitchell family. ( Galveston) (more info)
Houston Museum District
Between Downtown Houston and the Texas Medical Center lie 19 museums, each with its own specialty and ambience — all within walking distance of each other. (Houston) (more info)
Jumper Maybach Fine Art and Emporium Houston, Texas
Jumper Maybach Fine Art Gallery and Emporium is home to clown extraordinaire and international contemporary artist, Jumper Maybach. Located in the historic Houston neighborhood, the Heights, on 19th Street. When you enter Jumper Maybach Fine Art, be prepared to step into a world of color, beauty, and energy. (Houston) (more info)
Karankawa Village
Karankawa Village consists of Cattails, a modern-day mercantile store, and The Lodge, a “B&C” (bed and cookies) where visitors can enjoy a night’s stay, nestled in Matagorda, Texas. (Matagorda) (more info)
Katy Jazz Festival - APRIL
Mark your calendar and save the dates. You will not want to miss out on this GREAT weekend of Live Jazz and Art! The Katy Jazz Festival is once again proud to offer world renowned professional jazz artists, student jazz groups, and professional visual artworks. (Katy) (more info)
Kemah Boardwalk, Texas
A fantastic waterfront location just 30 miles south of Houston, the Boardwalk entices you with amusement rides, midway games, charming retail stores, live entertainment and festivals, as well as well-known waterfront restaurants. (Kemah) (more info)
Kingsville
As a centennial city, the secret to Kingsville’s longevity lays in the resilience of its people and the array of local attractions that draw a wide variety of guests who are seeking to immerse themselves in a bit of southern charm and a slower pace of life. Today, Kingsville has become a multicultural city that offers something for everyone including several historical sites, acres of prime land ripe for hunting and fishing, one of the largest working ranches in the world, a growing music and theatre scene, a renowned public research university and some of the most delicious cuisine in the Lone Star state. (Kingsville) (more info)
Lake Jackson, Texas
Part of the Brazosport Area on the Texas Gulf Coast. Come see where Texas history was made. Muse at the museums. Golf your argyles off. Browse our shops. Fish for our wonders of the sea. Tan, surf, and shell on our beaches. The Brazosport area also offers numerous fine restaurants, and after a fun filled day, visitors can tuck themselves into the many hotels, beach houses and bed & breakfasts in the area. Located 50 miles south of Houston, the Brazosport area consists of eight cities: Clute, Freeport, Jones Creek, Lake Jackson, Oyster Creek Quintana, Richwood, and Surfside Beach. (Lake Jackson) (more info)
Magnolia, Texas
Serving as the gateway to the Texas piney woods, Magnolia offers an outdoor paradise for birding, cycling, golf and more. With five MS-150 qualifying cycling routes, many travel the scenic Montgomery Trace by bike year-round. (Magnolia) (more info)
Matagorda County
Situated where the Colorado River empties into the Gulf of Mexico, Matagorda County is home to miles of glistening, sandy beaches, pristine waters, world-class fishing, and diverse wildlife. In fact, if you like being in and around the water, you may never run out of things to do. From sailing in the Gulf, canoeing down the Colorado, to fresh and saltwater fishing, swimming and surfing, you won't find a better place for family fun. (Bay City) (more info)
Miller Outdoor Theatre
Visit Miller Outdoor Theatre, where fresh air and first rate performances are absolutely free! Those in the know are headed to Miller Outdoor Theatre, located in Houston’s Hermann Park in the Museum District. (Houston) (more info)
Moody Gardens Galveston Island
From the edge of the Antarctic to the tropical rainforests of Asia, Africa and the Americas, a world of wonder awaits at Moody Gardens, Galveston Island. (Galveston) (more info)
Moody Gardens Hotel and Spa - Galveston Island
Those in search of island adventure will find it in abundance at the Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center. Nestled among 242 lush tropical acres on historic Galveston Island, initial introductions to the four diamond tropical gem are awe inspiring. (Galveston) (more info)
Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum
Welcome aboard the Ocean Star! Whether charting a course for entertainment or education, visitors embark on an industrial-strength voyage of discovery within a modern museum setting. The only known facility of its type, the Ocean Star offers the opportunity to physically enter the world of the offshore oil and gas industry. (Galveston) (more info)
Old Town Spring
Old Town Spring is a community rich in historic heritage dating back to the 1800’s. Today, the Town showcases an old-town atmosphere of historic buildings home to an array of specialty shops where one can find over 120 shopping opportunities. You will find antiques, home décor, women & children’s boutiques, art and wine and many tasty restaurants. The tree canopied streets give shoppers an opportunity to stroll and escape the busiest of life. (Spring) (more info)
Pearland
Perfectly placed in the Gulf Coast Region of Texas and within ten miles from downtown Houston and Hobby Airport, this fast growing city has transitioned from a road-side stop on Texas 288. (Pearland) (more info)
Port Aransas/Mustang Island
Beautiful beaches, vibrant views, and relaxing retreats make Port Aransas, Texas the perfect place to spend a weekend, week or all winter. Soak in the sun, fish the bays, shop coastal stores, birdwatch, charter a boat, and dine out. Visit Port Aransas, Mustang Island, and discover Texas - Island Style. (Port Aransas) (more info)
Port Arthur
Located on the Gulf Coast, Port Arthur is a culture-rich city that is the gateway from Cajun country to all the points of Southeast Texas. (Port Arthur) (more info)
Portland
Life is sweeter in the land of possibilities. When you visit Portland, Texas you’ll understand why. (Portland) (more info)
Rockport-Fulton Area
The Rockport-Fulton area is well known for its excellent fishing, sailing, birding, shopping, art activities, sight seeing via boat or land, museums, festivals and more. (Rockport) (more info)
Rosenberg
Visitors enjoy the perks of the new growth, unique shopping, dining, concerts, family-friendly events, and area leisure activities. Come and capture the spirit that makes Rosenberg sizzle. (Rosenberg) (more info)
San Luis Resort Spa and Conference Center
Pack up the family and head to the premier resort on the Texas Gulf Coast. Bask in sun, take a dip in our cool pool then escape and explore the endless possibilities on Galveston Island. (Galveston) (more info)
South Padre Island
A coastal resort town on the Gulf of Mexico with five miles of seashore fun, shopping, dining and water activities. The island is also bordered by Laguna Madre Bay and is ecologically significant with 34 miles of sand dunes, water birds, shrimp, and the best deep-sea fishing in Texas. (South Padre Island) (more info)
South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center
South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center combines exceptional meeting and event facilities for family and business gatherings, with ample guest accommodations to make your get-together a success. (League City) (more info)
Sunny Flea Market in Houston
It is one of the largest open-air markets in the country. Through the years, it has created a name for itself and has etched a place in Houston Tradition. Thousands upon thousands come to find a place to shop, eat, and enjoy life. (Houston) (more info)
Surfside Beach
Part of the Brazosport Area on the Texas Gulf Coast, 50 miles south of Houston. Muse at the museums. Golf your argyles off. Browse our shops. Fish for our wonders of the sea. Tan, surf, and shell on our beaches. The Brazosport area also offers numerous fine restaurants, and after a fun filled day, visitors can tuck themselves into the many hotels, beach houses and bed & breakfasts in the area. (Lake Jackson) (more info)
The Museum of Funeral History
Founded in 1992, The Museum of Funeral History chronicles funeral history from the Pharaohs to Popes. With over 30,500 square feet of exhibition space the Museum is the largest educational center on funeral heritage in the world and is internationally recognized as the largest collector of funeral memorabilia. (Houston) (more info)
The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel
The Tremont House, now in its third incarnation, sparkles amidst Galveston’s famous collection of historic architecture. Nestled in the heart of The Strand National Historic Landmark District and newly designated Downtown Cultural Arts District, the hotel offers a blend of 19th century charm and 20th century sophistication, with exemplary service and luxury that have made it a favorite among island visitors. (Galveston) (more info)
Thompson’s Antique Center of Texas
For your treasure hunting outing, we have over 190 dealer spaces filling 108,000 sq. ft. with the finest selection of antiques and collectibles from all over the United States, as well as abroad. (Houston) (more info)
Tomball
Whether looking to get away for a fun-filled weekend or put down roots and stay awhile, Tomball is Texan for Fun!® Just 28 miles northwest of Houston, Tomball is your hub for adventure. (Tomball) (more info)
USS LEXINGTON Museum On The Bay
Up every ladder and down every passageway, stories of heroism and liberation unfold. Wartime sights and sounds pull you into the action of combat at sea. From the F-18 Hornet on her Flight Deck to the Dental Clinic and the Engine Room below, the Blue Ghost is a monument of naval history. (Corpus Christi) (more info)
Victorian Condo-Hotel Resort and Conference Center
Offering 180 guest rooms, The Victorian Condo-Hotel Resort & Conference Center is where guests will enjoy a Gulf view from its one-and-two-bedroom condominium suites. Located on Galveston’s famous Seawall Boulevard, you are just steps from the beach. (Galveston Island) (more info)
Visit Houston, Texas
Located along the Texas Gulf Coast, Houston strikes a perfect balance of business and pleasure. It is the 4th largest city in the United States and is home to NASA Headquarters, the Texas Medical Center, an internationally-recognized Theater District, a walkable Museum District, and more. (Houston, Texas, 77010) (more info)
Webster
Located halfway between Houston and Galveston, everything is within easy driving distance. Whether you're planning to visit Space Center Houston, Moody Gardens, the Kemah Boardwalk, or the Galveston Beaches, Webster offers everything you'll need to Get Surrounded with activities and excitement! (Webster) (more info)
West Columbia
For avocational historians it does not get much better for early Texas History than West Columbia. West Columbia and the surrounding area offer many historical treasures. (West Columbia) (more info)
Wings Over Houston Airshow - OCTOBER
The 31st annual Commemorative Air Force Wings Over Houston Airshow takes flight October 17-18 at Ellington Airport with thrilling aerial performances, demonstrations and displays. A great event for the entire family! Come see two High performances jet teams; the U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds and the Breitling Jet Demonstration team. Also we’ll have top tier civilian performers and WWII battle reenactments.Visit wingsoverhouston.com for tickets, details, and updates as scheduling is subject to change. (Houston) (more info)
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Austin
Down-home yet sophisticated. Laid-back and bustling with high energy. Traditional and avant-garde at the same time. Austin’s personality is unique, often quirky, and laced with a dose of Texas bravado. (Austin) (more info)
Bandera
Cowboy Capital of the World. Situated in one of the naturally beautiful areas of Texas, Bandera County beckons visitors to share a taste of the Old West set against a backdrop of the spectacular scenery of the Texas Hill Country. (Bandera) (more info)
Blanco Chamber of Commerce
Nestled deep in the Heart of Texas Hill Country, Blanco is just the perfect place to experience all of the beauty that makes this part of the country so unique. Located just an hour’s drive from the San Antonio and Austin, and situated right smack dab in the middle of the most impressive destinations in the area, Blanco is the heart of the Hill Country! (Blanco) (more info)
Boerne
A treasure nestled in the magnificent setting of the Texas Hill Country, Boerne, (pronounced “Bernie”) is only minutes north of San Antonio, via Interstate 10. (Boerne) (more info)
Brady & McCulloch County
Brady sits at the geographic center of Texas on the northwestern edge of the hill country. Established in 1876, Brady is the McCulloch County seat and stands home to award-winning hunting and outdoor recreational opportunities. (Brady) (more info)
Brownwood
Brownwood, Texas is a sportsman's paradise located in the Texas Hill Country. We are home to legendary barbeque, Coach Gordon Wood, Lake Brownwood, trophy hunting, historic sites, and live entertainment. (Brownwood) (more info)
Buckhorn Saloon & Texas Ranger Museum
Experience a Texas Sized Adventure—just two blocks from The Alamo. Established in 1881, The Buckhorn features one-of-a-kind animal exhibits, a historic saloon, Café, Gift Shop and The Texas Ranger Museum. (San Antonio) (more info)
Buda
Located in the Texas Hill Country just 17 miles south of Austin along the I-35 corridor. Discover a vibrant downtown of unique restaurants and shops mixed with the intricate architecture of historic homes that juxtapose a rich history. (Buda) (more info)
Castroville
Castroville, close enough to the big city lights yet far enough away for the quiet country rest. Castroville is the place where you can slow down and take a step back in time for an easier way of life. (Castroville) (more info)
Catch Cedar Park Fever
As one of the fastest growing cities in Central Texas, you'll find a pro-business climate, outstanding schools, a relaxed family environment and continued growth in the tourist attractions. Offering a wide variety of affordable family entertainment, Cedar Park is the place to visit for sports enthusiasts, history buffs and nature lovers who are looking for a low-cost family vacation. (Cedar Park) (more info)
Dive Into A Thrilling Summer in San Antonio
Discover Authentic and Affordable San Antonio, Texas From historic missions to modern resorts and spas, the lively River Walk to the serenity of the Hill Country, and fun family theme parks to championship golf, San Antonio's authenticity, vibrancy and diversity will charm you. (San Antonio) (more info)
Dixie Dude Ranch - Bandera
An old-time working stock ranch in Bandera, Texas. Enjoy fine vistas of spectacular Texas Hill Country, with room to relax, catch a glorious sunset or kick up your heels, and all the modern comforts your family will need to create the vacation of a lifetime. (Bandera) (more info)
Dripping Springs
Just minutes west of Austin, Dripping Springs is a world apart. Nestled high in the spring-fed grottoes and live oak woodlands of the Balcones Escarpment, this thriving community is many travelers' first glimpse of the beauty of the Texas Hill Country. From cactus and longhorn cattle to wineries and olive orchards, Dripping Springs is where the Hill Country starts! (Dripping Springs) (more info)
Fredericksburg, Texas
Finding yourself in Fredericksburg, Texas is truly like finding yourself in a part of the Old World. Fredericksburg, with its German flair, historic buildings, attractions, outdoor activities, shopping and fine food, offers something for the entire family. (Fredericksburg) (more info)
Georgetown, Texas
Discover unique shopping experiences, front-porch-friendly service, and seasonable celebrations. Our unforgettable parks shaded by 200 year-old oak trees, the clear waters of Lake Georgetown, and breathtaking Hill Country sunsets make for the best of year-round recreation. Discover the history, charm, and the Central Texas treasure that is Georgetown, Texas. (Georgetown) (more info)
Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records: is a state of the art, interactive experience that brings the world famous book to life! Enjoy a combination of world record artifacts, exhibits, videos, touch screen computers, games and interactive trivia spread out through 16 themed galleries and 10,000 square feet. (San Antonio) (more info)
Highland Lakes of Burnet County
The real beauty of the area lies in the location itself; convenient enough to get here in minutes, but far enough that you're surrounded by nature for miles and miles in every direction. (Burnet) (more info)
Hutto
You’ve heard the expression, “Everything’s Bigger in Texas,” right? Well, the folks in Hutto certainly know what it means to have a BIG love for hippos. Hutto is home to the world’s largest collection of hippos (concrete that is)! The quirky little Central Texas city currently boasts over 3,000 hippos, as well as an enormous 14,000-pound concrete hippopotamus in the center of Downtown. (Hutto) (more info)
Junction, Texas
At the intersection of highways 83, 377, and Interstate 10 where the North and South Llano Rivers merge lays the small, rural community of Junction Texas bursting with warmth, friendliness, and welcoming spirit. This historical town is rich with heritage and tradition. (Junction) (more info)
Kerrville, Texas
Kerrville, Texas is truly a Hill Country paradise and an ideal year-round getaway. We are located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, where rugged cedar and live oak-covered hills, picturesque green valleys and beautiful streams edged by towering cypress make for awe-inspiring scenery. More than two dozen boys and girls camps, scores of hotels, motels, dude ranches and religious encampments attract thousands annually. (Kerrville) (more info)
Kyle, Texas
Located in Central Texas at the edge of the Texas Hill Country, Kyle and its scenic Blanco River setting offer a charming place for visitors to enjoy old-town grace with modern amenities. Nestled between Austin and San Marcos, this community with its unique neighborhoods, live music venues, restaurants with culinary delights, and historical sites will give you that hometown hospitality feeling of yesteryear. Come on out and see all of Kyle's charms. (Kyle) (more info)
La Vernia, Texas
Like the vibrant Texas Blue Bonnet, La Vernia springs to life when the sun shines. Located just 30 minutes east of downtown San Antonio, the affluent rural community boasts several events that appeal to tourist of all ages and a variety of interest. (La Vernia) (more info)
Llano, Texas
Llano is a premier Texas Hill Country destination with spectacular landscapes and the gorgeous running waters of the Llano River. (Llano) (more info)
Marble Falls-Lake LBJ
Marble Falls is situated on a chain of seven beautiful lakes, nestled between wildflower covered hills in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. While the rest of the Texas heats up, Marble Falls is the coolest place to be---from the refreshing waters of Lake LBJ to the relaxing verandas of local wineries. (Marble Falls) (more info)
National Museum of the Pacific War
The National Museum of the Pacific War is a hidden gem in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. It is the only museum in the nation dedicated entirely to the story of WWII in the Pacific. (Fredericksburg) (more info)
New Braunfels
A premier vacation destination nestled in the Texas Hill Country. Come and enjoy a relaxing float down the Comal River or an exciting adventure down the Guadalupe River. We also have beautiful golf courses, great shopping and unique boutiques. Come pay us a visit. (New Braunfels) (more info)
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Regional Parks in Castroville
Castroville, close enough to the big city lights yet far enough away for the quiet country rest. Castroville is the place where you can slow down and take a step back in time for an easier way of life. (Castroville) (more info)
Ripley's Haunted Adventure
Ripley's Haunted Adventure is a multi-million dollar haunted house featuring live actors, animatronics and bone chilling special effects. Ride an old coffin cage to the top floor and then find your own way out! (San Antonio) (more info)
San Marcos
Nestled in the center of Texas, San Marcos is located about half way between San Antonio and Austin on the I-35 corridor. With a hip personality deeply seated in its rich historic culture, San Marcos has a surprise around every corner. (San Marcos) (more info)
Sonora
Sonora, Texas is located where the Texas Hill Country meets the rugged Southwest, and is a community with a rich western heritage that can be seen at every turn. (Sonora) (more info)
Tejas Rodeo Company
For over 9 years, Tejas Rodeo Company has been a hidden gem, tucked away in the corner of Bulverde, Texas, providing San Antonio visitors with a unique and truly Texan experience; a live pro rodeo, a live dance, and tons of delicious eats. (Bulverde) (more info)
Tomb Rider 3D
Tomb Rider 3D: Our newest attraction is a Multi-million dollar, special effect 3D interactive, adventure ride! Journey down into the ancient tomb of the Egyptian God, Anubis. Shoot for the high score and try to defeat the curse...if you can. After the ride, enjoy our unique and exciting arcade. (San Antonio) (more info)
Ultimate Mirror Maze Challenge
The Ultimate Mirror Maze Challenge is a unique, eye-popping experience that is fun for any age. Explore endless hallways and thousands of mirrors as you try to find the end and go back again-it is never the same experience twice. Can you find your way out of the maze composed entirely out of mirrors? (San Antonio) (more info)
Uvalde
Uvalde, Texas is a one-of-kind rich oasis surrounded by all the adventures of Texas including River Country, the Hill Country, wild game and more. Take a drive to Uvalde this weekend and rediscover what makes U…you. (Uvalde) (more info)
Woodcreek
Nestled in the beautiful Hill Country, Woodcreek, Texas is just 3 miles north of Wimberley, 40 minutes Southwest of Austin, and 50 minutes from San Antonio. (Woodcreek) (more info)
Wurstfest in New Braunfels
Wurstfest, a ten-day salute to sausage in New Braunfels, Texas, is held annually in November. During the festival, you'll find a variety of entertainment, food and fun on the Wurstfest Grounds in Landa Park and many special events throughout New Braunfels and Comal County. Make plans to join us at Wurstfest, consistently rated as one of the top events in North America. (New Braunfels) (more info)
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Abilene
Abilene, Texas offers very beautiful crystal skies, friendly people, and a feel of the traditional heritage of the Old West with the advantages of a thriving contemporary city. (Abilene) (more info)
Amarillo
Amarillo is the center of the Texas Panhandle, part of the Great Plains. We're the place where you can "Step into the Real Texas." From canyons to cowboys, big steaks to big spaces, everything Texas is famous for is right here. We're easy to find and once you're here, you'll want to stay an extra day or two. (Amarillo) (more info)
Big Spring
The city is in a rocky gorge between two high foothills of the Caprock escarpment in West Texas. The northern limit of the Edwards Plateau and the southern most hills of the Caprock converge in Big Spring. (Big Spring) (more info)
Lubbock
Lubbock, Texas, a place authentic to its roots and filled with a vibrant history. Dance the night away to live music all over town, savor the tastes from five wineries, visit world-renowned Texas Tech University or embark on a historical journey. Discover restaurants, attractions and events at visitlubbock.org. (Lubbock) (more info)
Mineral Wells
Open up to the past just 45 miles west of Fort Worth. Mineral Wells was founded on the "healing" mineral waters discovered beneath the land in the 1880s and fast became a destination resort town. Drink in this history at the Famous Mineral Water Company, the only active drinking pavilion still in the area. Catch another glimpse of this glamorous heritage when you see the old Baker Hotel, the town's most famous landmark. (Mineral Wells) (more info)
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Where can you explore more than 500 million years of history across 26,000 square miles under one roof? At Texas’ largest history museum! (Canyon) (more info)
San Angelo
You'll be surprised and delighted with the wide range of attractions and activities available in San Angelo. From our scenic River Walk, to the rugged San Angelo State Park; from our grand historic structures like the Cactus Hotel and Fort Concho to our culturally sophisticated art galleries and Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo has it all. Discover a getaway that offers the perfect blend of West Texas charm, outdoor recreation, culture & arts, and just plain old fun. (San Angelo) (more info)
Wichita Falls
Nestled between Dallas/Ft. Worth and Oklahoma City, Wichita Falls, TX is the perfect location for a family friendly weekend getaway or hosting conventions and meetings. (Wichita Falls) (more info)
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Cleveland
Nestled just north of Houston on HWY 59 is a City of Fresh Beginnings, Cleveland, Texas. The community radiates a Texas hometown experience to visitors who come to find their own Fresh Beginning. (Cleveland) (more info)
Conroe
Experience the beauty, history and unique character of the Conroe Area. Visit us in the lush Texas Piney Woods. What are you waiting for? (Conroe) (more info)
Henderson, Texas
Step back in time where history comes alive. Henderson is located in the Piney Woods of East Texas. Visit the National Register Historic District-Downtown filled with specialty shops, antique stores and unique merchandise. Take in the oilfield driving tour, which features museums and shopping. Bed and breakfast inns await you, and dining pleasures are endless. (Henderson) (more info)
Huntsville, Texas
Huntsville offers visitors an array of discoveries - history, nature, prominent state institutions, antiques - all mixed with hometown hospitality. The small-town, historic flair of Huntsville brings new meaning to 'Texas Charm'. There's truly something for everyone in Huntsville, Texas. (Huntsville) (more info)
Jacksonville, Texas
The breathtaking charm of the Jacksonville area is reflected in the lives of the people who live here. Each part of the year brings new and exciting activities where visitors are welcomed and entertained. Come stroll through our neck of the woods, where majestic pines and blue lakes are the answer to everyday worries and cares. (Jacksonville) (more info)
Jefferson, Texas
Whether you are attending a special event or just relaxing at one of Jefferson's many B&B's, you'll find today's Jefferson reminiscent of its heyday. With antique shops lining the original brick streets, horse-drawn carriage rides and tours of the Big Cypress Bayou on a steam-powered paddle boat, it is easy to see why Jefferson was and is the "Queen of the Bayou". (Jefferson) (more info)
Kilgore, Texas
Surrounded by the pine forest and clear blue lakes of East Texas, Kilgore is a vibrant city that blends its rich oil field heritage with a variety of fascinating attractions and events. A visit may not get you a brand new oil well, but we promise fun for the whole family. (Kilgore) (more info)
Livingston-Polk County, Texas
A jewel nestled in the East Texas forest, surrounded by acres of towering pine, oak, and magnolia dotted with delicate dogwood, Polk County is full of hidden treasures awaiting your discovery. (Livingston) (more info)
Longview, Texas
The hub of the Texas Lake Country for leisure travel, outdoor recreation and shopping. Famous for its fabulous festivals, fine dining and historic downtown, Longview is the perfect destination in East Texas. (Longview) (more info)
Lufkin, Texas
Located in the heart of the Texas Forest Country. You can spend the morning bird watching, then the afternoon sinking birdies on one of our top-rated golf courses. Bike a trail one day, then enjoy the sunset at Lake Sam Rayburn. Spend all day shopping for antiques or unique finds. Where wilderness meets culture, there’s Lufkin. What will you do when you get here? (Lufkin) (more info)
Madisonville, Texas - Mushroom Capital of Texas
If Madisonville, the Mushroom Capital of Texas, isn’t on your list to visit, it should be! Madisonville is a small community of 5,000 people nestled in the Piney Woods region of Texas halfway between Houston and Dallas. (Madisonville) (more info)
Mount Pleasant/Titus County
Need to get away from the daily grind in the city? Consider a visit to Mount Pleasant! This Texas Main Street City is conveniently located in Interstate 30 about 2 hours East of Dallas. Nestled in the woods and lakes of Northeast Texas, Mount Pleasant is the gateway to some of the best fishing and water recreation in the state – with Lake Bob Sandlin, Lake Monticello, Lake Cypress Springs, Lake Welsh and others just minutes away. (Mount Pleasant) (more info)
Palestine
Palestine, Texas is said by some to be as gracious and beautiful as a Southern Belle. She displays her magnificence through numerous restored Victorian homes and yards filled with magnolias and dogwoods." (Palestine) (more info)
Shenandoah
An award-winning, upscale city, Shenandoah is located along the I-45 corridor, just 35 miles north of Houston and 20 minutes from Bush Intercontinental Airport. Shenandoah is home to more than 38 restaurants, four retail shopping centers and seven hotels conveniently located throughout the city. (Shenandoah) (more info)
Texas State Railroad
The Texas State Railroad offers both steam and diesel train excursions reminiscent of days gone by. Passengers may board excursion trains at either the Rusk or Palestine depots* where southern hospitality is the norm. These depots were built with an eye for detail and the elegance of Victorian charm. (Rusk) (more info)
The Woodlands
A day, a weekend or a week, regardless of how long you stay, The Woodlands, Texas offers a world-class shopping and dining experience, championship golf, major events and resort accommodations. It's the new urban destination, just north of Houston, TX. (The Woodlands) (more info)
Tyler
Nestled in the piney woods of East Texas, this city is recognized as the Rose Capital of America. Tyler lies within a short distance of several lakes and their surrounding woodlands and meadows. In the spring, the countryside is rich with a colorful and fragrant tapestry of blooming dogwoods, azaleas, roses, and myriads of wildflowers. In the fall, it is ripe with the golds, scarlets, nut browns, and velvet greens of an endless variety of East Texas trees, including oak, dogwood, pecan, pine, sweetgum and sycamore. (Tyler) (more info)
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Addison
Addison offers more fun, more excitement, more to see and do per square mile than you ever thought possible. Whether you're planning a business trip, convention, vacation, or just a weekend on the town, Addison has it all! (Addison) (more info)
Allen
Hi, Allen here! We’re the not-too-big not-too-small community just north of Dallas that offers a bit of everything for everyone. From fabulous shopping and dining to unmatched recreational activities and special events, Allen has something for everyone. (Allen) (more info)
Arlington
With major attractions like Six Flags Over Texas amusement park, the nation's premier water park, and a major league baseball team, Arlington has something for everyone. And that's just the beginning. You'll also find plenty of shopping, dining, entertainment and nightlife. In Arlington, Texas, we promise something for everyone, and we deliver. Stay where the fun is - FUN CENTRAL - Arlington, Texas. (Arlington) (more info)
Athens
Only 75 miles southeast of Dallas/Fort Worth, Athens, Texas combines the charm of a small southern town with many amenities offered by larger cities. With its rolling hills, lakes and streams, Athens is a favorite getaway for picnics, country walks, fishing, boating, antiquing, or just plain relaxing. (Athens) (more info)
Belton
Not only is Belton right in the heart of Central Texas, it's also smack-dab in the middle of natural wonders, shopping, entertainment and history. Tour the historic downtown district that originally roared to life in 1850 when the Chisholm Trail ran right through town. Drop your line in the deep blue waters of Belton Lake, or pitch your tent at any of the natural parks in the area. Shop, dine, take in a rodeo, play a round of golf--you can do it all in Belton. (Belton) (more info)
Brenham
Relax, revive and rejuvenate in our beautiful countryside. Washington County is history, tradition and beauty. Green meadows flecked with the vibrancy of a million bluebonnets in the spring; century old celebrations honoring the area's proud heritage; structures and sites where Texas history was formed, and more. Make Brenham your next Texas getaway. (Brenham) (more info)
Bryan-College Station
In Aggieland, howdy is more than a greeting- it is a spirit no one forgets. Rich in tradition and history, our city is home to Texas A&M University, and the George Bush Presidential Library Center. From historical sights and locally-grown Texas wines, to Broadway productions and world premier ballet, there is something for everyone to see and do in Bryan-College Station, Texas. (College Station) (more info)
Cameron
Established in 1846, Cameron is the county seat of Milam County and is located in the heart of the Texas growth triangle (Dallas, Houston and San Antonio). Cameron’s location puts it within 150 miles of over 17 million people. (Cameron) (more info)
Cameron Park Zoo in Waco
The Unique Cameron Park Zoo is a 52-acre natural habitat zoo that rests along the Brazos River in Waco, Texas with winding paths, lush native vegetation, waterfalls and a picturesque lake. Immersed in all of this beauty, you'll see that our wild friends not only survive in this spectacular natural habitat, they thrive. (Waco) (more info)
Canton
Once a month this quaint, peaceful, East Texas Main Street City of 3,581 becomes the seventh largest city in Texas when up to 400,000 shoppers visit World Famous First Monday Trade Days - the oldest, largest, continuously operating outdoor market in the United States... (Canton) (more info)
Cedar Hill
Cedar Hill is Dallas County’s HOTTEST destination for shopping, dining, and fun, so spice up your next trip by coming to Cedar Hill! (Cedar Hill) (more info)
Cleburne
Located within an hour’s drive southwest of Dallas and only 40 minutes south of Fort Worth, Cleburne makes an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. (Cleburne) (more info)
Columbus
Columbus is known as the “Home of Live Oaks and Live Folks”, a motto that has stayed true in describing both the timeless natural beauty of town as well as the vibrant hospitality of its inhabitants. Located 70 miles west of Houston, 125 miles east of San Antonio and 87 miles south of Austin, Columbus is a relaxing small-town sanctuary just at the edge of the cities. (Columbus) (more info)
Corsicana
Corsicana is a community with a proud history and living heritage. The birthplace of the Texas oil industry, the town has maintained strong ties to its past while continuing to look forward and invigorating its people who still make Corsicana a thriving place of opportunity. It’s a diverse city where you are welcomed and warmly greeted. (Corsicana) (more info)
Dallas
Dallas, Texas offers visitors a unique combination of attractions, accommodations, dining, nightlife, sightseeing, shopping and hospitality not found anywhere else. Tourist and visitor information. (Dallas) (more info)
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
This one-of-a-kind exhibit, built by The Dallas Opera design team, bring the beloved Christmas carol to life. The elaborate collection includes 12 life size gazebos filled with charming costumed characters, whimsical animals and music. (DALLAS) (more info)
Dallas-Fort Worth Area
Welcome to the Dallas/Fort Worth Area - the Destination for Great Family Fun! You are sure to enjoy exploring the region and discovering hidden treasures and fantastic sights at every turn. Come experience the D/FW area for yourself and take home a lifetime of memories. (Grapevine) (more info)
Denison
Stay… Play… Shop… Relax! Come explore Denison and discover the many activities, attractions and comforts that blend together to offer the perfect solution for any visit – be it a weekend getaway, vacation destination or looking for a great place to call home. (Denison) (more info)
Denton
Denton, Texas is located just a hop-skip from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Music and museums. Amusements, arts and antiques. History, hospitality, horse farms, and higher learning. Shopping, sports, dining, and festivals. Discover Denton...and all that jazz. (Denton) (more info)
DeSoto
The Mission of the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce is to foster a more positive business environment by encouraging desirable economic activity, assisting in the creation and preservation of jobs and providing leadership on key public policy and community issues which enhances the quality of life of our community. (DeSoto) (more info)
Ennis, Texas
Ennis offers family fun year round! Feel the warm hospitality as your stroll down the brick streets of the historic district. Experience the 40 mile drive of the breathtaking bluebonnets of the "Official Bluebonnet Trail of Texas" in April. Bus tours are welcome. Savor authentic Czech food, music, and fun at the National Polka Festival held in May, every Memorial Day weekend. (Ennis) (more info)
Fort Worth, Texas
Road Trip it to Fort Worth for BIG 12 Football! Head to Fort Worth this fall to cheer on the TCU Horned Frogs. Come for a game and stay for a weekend of fun! (Fort Worth) (more info)
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center represents over 1,000 animals, 50 species of native and non-native animals living peacefully at the ~1,700-acre center. (Glen Rose) (more info)
Frisco, Texas
Frisco, Texas offers an abundance of fun for kids of all ages in a safe, affordable and unique setting. Whether you're a fan of shopping, baseball, hockey, soccer, or arts & culture, a visit to Frisco is a must when in the Dallas-Ft Worth area. (Frisco ) (more info)
Garland, Texas
Located in northeast Dallas County and just minutes from Downtown Dallas; Garland, Texas offers a unique combination of family friendly entertainment and outdoor activities. (Garland) (more info)
George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Texas
Just 90 minutes northwest of Houston, in the heart of the Texas Prairies and Lakes lies one of the nation's most breathtaking presidential tributes. Here, you'll discover George Bush's fascinating story filled with adventure, courage, dedication, and service. (College Station) (more info)
George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum,Texas
The Library and Museum accomplishes its mission by preserving and providing access to Presidential records and other donated collections, hosting public programs, creating educational initiatives, preserving artifacts, and producing innovative museum exhibits. (Dallas) (more info)
Giddings, Texas
A common thread runs through many Texas towns. The Iron Horse galloped across the State beginning in the mid-1800’s, creating the rich history and heritage that is the fabric of Texas. Giddings is part of that fabric. (Giddings) (more info)
Glen Rose, Texas
Best known as the "Dinosaur Capital of Texas," Glen Rose has long been a popular tourist destination and weekend escape. In the early 1900s Glen Rose was popular with visitors due to an abundance of natural springs and minerals waters that were purported to have healing qualities. (Glen Rose) (more info)
Gonzales, Texas
Do you know who started the fight that led to the battle of the Alamo? Have you ever wondered who was brave enough to start a revolution? Eighteen men from Gonzales. Gonzales holds a unique place in Texas history as the site of the firing of the first shot for Texas independence. (Gonzales) (more info)
Graham, Texas
Located just 90 minutes west of Fort Worth in the beautiful North Texas Hill Country, Graham is the perfect escape from life's hustle and bustle. (Graham) (more info)
Granbury, Texas
An unexpected jewel awaits you nestled in the heart of the Brazos River Valley alongside Lake Granbury. For romance, a family get-away, or groups, Granbury, Texas offers a wide variety of unique accommodations, attractions and entertainment. Get Away to Granbury... Your Not So Far Away "Getaway." (Granbury) (more info)
Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Passengers step back in time as they ride in the authentic 1920s and 1930s Victorian-style coaches and experience train travel as it was in the glory days of the expanding West. Pull into the Fort Worth Stockyards Station and you'll be right in the middle of the Stockyards National Historic District where the Old West comes alive. The Grapevine Vintage Railroad operates over approximately 21 miles of the Cotton Belt line, linking the historic communities of Grapevine, Colleyville and Smithfield, and Fort Worth’s historic Stockyards. (Grapevine) (more info)
Grapevine, Texas
Historic Grapevine, Texas is the premier go-to destination when planning a trip to Texas! Grapevine, centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth, provides visitors a sophisticated escape from the big city. (Grapevine) (more info)
Greenville, Texas
We blend the best of the hometown experience with the excitement of the Dallas Metroplex & the natural beauty of East Texas. Special attractions and seasonal events, top entertainment and exceptional shopping, tempting restaurants and comfy lodging make Greenville, Texas, a great place to visit. (Greenville) (more info)
Irving Arts Center - Irving, Texas
The performing and fine arts community in Irving welcomed a new home in 1990 with the completion of the Irving Arts Center. The Arts Center's 10-acre complex, nestled in the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, features two fully-equipped theaters; four galleries; meeting, classroom, reception and rehearsal facilities; and a verdant sculpture garden. The Arts Center - a department of the City of Irving - was designed to accommodate a wide range of cultural and civic needs. (Irving) (more info)
Irving, Texas
Your gateway to adventure with its easy-going spirit and exceptional opportunities for recreation and relaxation. Centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth, Irving, Texas is also home to the Dallas Cowboys and the Byron Nelson Golf Tournament. (Irving) (more info)
Killeen, Texas
Visit us and experience Fort Hood, a military installation that combines rich history and 21st century technology. Enjoy beautiful lakes, golf courses, nature trails, Vive Les Arts Theater and shopping. Located right off of interstate highway 35, Killeen is accessible to much more. (Killeen) (more info)
La Grange, Texas
With each passing season brings with it new events and experiences. Not only do the bluebonnets and Indian paintbrushes bloom in the countryside of La Grange, we also host numerous special events and festivals held annually. (La Grange, ) (more info)
Lake Whitney, Texas
A crystal blue lake with dramatic limestone cliffs offering Boat Rentals, Fishing and watersports, plus four-star Golf Courses and Shopping. Cabins, Cottages, Resorts, Motels and B&B's available. (Whitney) (more info)
Lewisville, Texas
Located in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Lewisville offers convenience to DFW Airport, comfortable hotels with the latest amenities, water activities on Lewisville Lake, cultural arts, world-class golf, cozy eateries, shopping galore & quaint Old Town Lewisville. (Lewisville) (more info)
Live Life Grand in Grand Prairie, Texas
Grand Prairie is all about fun! This city offers family attractions, friendly faces, an affordable place to live, relaxation and business opportunities. (Grand Prairie) (more info)
McKinney
Located just 30 miles north of Dallas, McKinney, Texas offers the perfect getaway. Relax into our casual elegance and small town friendliness. Shop upscale boutiques and galleries and discover a great new restaurant. Tour our fascinating historic district and plan a stay at one of our romantic B and B's. (McKinney) (more info)
Mesquite
Just east of Dallas, enjoy pro-rodeo, superb shopping, delectable dining, sprint car racing and great arts performances. Wonderful hotels/motels and easy access to DFW area. Whether outdoors or indoors, Mesquite is the place for Texas fun! (Mesquite) (more info)
Museum of the American G.I.
Where American Military History Comes Alive! Step back in time as you experience the breath-taking power of 20th century military history. Explore history in a new way as you tour the finest collection of completely restored and operational WWI, WWII and later era military vehicles in the South. Learn what it was like to face German Panzers in a Sherman Tank during the Battle of the Bulge or to serve in a half-track on Iwo Jima. (College Station) (more info)
National Scouting Museum - Irving
Enjoy family fun at the National Scouting Museum, the official museum of the Boy Scouts of America. Located in Irving, TX, it chronicles the collective 100+-year history of the Boy Scouts of America. Its mission is to preserve the legacy of Scouting and promote the movement to future generations. (Irving) (more info)
Navasota
Originally settled in 1822, the site of present day Navasota is rich in both history and historical assets. Historic resources in Navasota are important to the quality of life by giving it a sense of place, character, and individuality. (Navasota) (more info)
Paris
Graced with crape myrtles, art galleries, music, popular plays in our community theater, fishing, golfing, festivals, and so much more… Paris, Texas invites you to come and experience a true Texas lifestyle. (Paris) (more info)
People Connect Here in Plano
Located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Plano has everything you need right here... From leisure activities to recreational opportunities to over 300 great restaurants to nearby professional sports teams... Plan To Have Fun. (Plano) (more info)
Richardson
Richardson is a unique and sophisticated suburb renowned for its award-winning art and music festivals, nationally ranked championship golf courses, 30 beautiful parks, natural habitats, and more than 40 miles of hike and bike trails. (Richardson) (more info)
Rockwall
Rockwall is a mysterious and fascinating city. Founded in 1854, it is the county seat of Rockwall (the smallest county in Texas). The city is twenty-two miles northeast of Dallas. The almost square county consists of 147 miles of flat and rolling prairie ranges. (Rockwall) (more info)
Round Top
This historical treasure is at once charming in its authenticity and an exciting place to experience fully. What could be a sleepy, don’t blink or you’ll miss it point in the road has become a destination and center for arts and diverse fun. (Round Top ) (more info)
Salado
Known for its natural and architectural beauty, Salado is rich in Texas history and southern hospitality and charm. Relax over leisurely meals at nationally recognized restaurants, get in some golf, theater, fishing or just visit with the locals. Salado is also an ideal setting for reunions, weddings, business meetings, and retreats. (Salado) (more info)
Sealy
Sealy, located at the intersection of I-10 and Highway 36 (just 48 minutes west of Houston, 60 minutes from Austin or Bryan/College Station, less than 90 minutes to San Antonio), formed as a railroad town in 1879 once part of the San Felipe de Austin Town Corporation. (Sealy) (more info)
Seguin
Seguin, Texas is small enough to have a friendly feeling -- a town where tree-lined streets are graced by Queen Anne mansions, charming bungalows, and other comfortable homes. Come take a look at Seguin... A Lone Star Legend. (Seguin) (more info)
Sherman
Sherman is an ideal blend of town and country: First-class services, shopping, recreation and accomodations; all at a leisurely pace and welcoming atmosphere. (Sherman) (more info)
Stephenville
Whether your focus is commerce, education, culture, recreation or just a great place to settle down, Stephenville is a "capital" idea. Stephenville is known as one of the country's most desirable places to live and earn a living. In fact, it is included in Norman Crampton's "The 100 Best Small Towns in America," published by Prentice Hall. (Stephenville) (more info)
Temple
The Temple area offers many of the conveniences of larger cities, while offering a hometown atmosphere. With many shopping and dining establishments, everyone in your group will be satisfied. Aside from all of the shopping, dining, cultural and historical amenities, Temple’s most valuable asset is its citizens. (Temple) (more info)
The Colony - THE Lake, THE Golf, THE Fun
Enjoy year-round outdoor activities on Lewisville Lake, hit the fairways at top-ranked lakeside golf courses, attend one of many annual family festivals and events or spend the weekend exploring America’s largest home furnishings store. The Colony is where you go to play! (The Colony) (more info)
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza - Dallas
The Sixth Floor Museum presents the social and political landscape of the early 1960s, chronicles President Kennedy’s assassination and its aftermath, and reflects upon his lasting impact on our country and the world. (Dallas) (more info)
Waco
Located on I-35 between Dallas and Austin, Waco is famous for its taste of Texas history and hospitality. Waco's 18 museums and attractions offer a unique, relaxing getaway from the big city hustle and bustle. (Waco) (more info)
Waxahachie
Whether shopping for treasures in the downtown antique shops and boutique stores, dining in our award-winning restaurants, taking part in a historic tour, enjoying a family outing in one of our many parks and recreational facilities or just visiting with the friendly folks who call Waxahachie home, come and discover for yourself what makes Waxahachie "picture perfect." (Waxahachie) (more info)
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Texas Heritage Trails Program
From majestic courthouses and quaint town squares to oil boomtowns and historic railroads, history is around every corner. The Texas Heritage Trail Regions lead travelers through spectacular fields of wildflowers, beneath soaring mountains and to the places where history happened. Experience the kaleidoscope of culture we call authentic Texas –– frontier forts, folklorico dancers, cowboys, battlefields, powwows, and all types of festivals. (Austin) (more info)
Texas Independence Trail Region
In the saga of Texas history, no era is more distinctive or accented by epic events than Texas' struggle for independence & its years as a sovereign republic. (Richmond) (more info)
Texas State Parks
At Texas State Parks, we’ve got something for just about everyone. From high desert mountain mesas with incredible sunsets to tall pine forests, gulf coast breezes and hill country canyons, you’ll find some of the most scenic views anywhere in the Southwest at one of more than 90 state parks across Texas. (Austin) (more info)
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