From towering roadside statues to world-class art museums, Texas has it all. With so much to see and do in just about every small town and big city, it's no wonder people say everything is bigger in Texas. If you're planning your next vacation to the Lone Star State, or you're trying to get an idea of what the state has to offer, take a look at our list of Texas attractions. We've got everything you need to know about many of the top attractions in Texas, including some of the best zoos in the country and numerous scenic parks and wildlife refuges.
Caprock Canyons State Park, Copper Breaks State Park, and Monahans Sandhills State Park are just three of the amazing state parks in the Texas Panhandle Plains.
Located on the banks of Lake Buchanan just 60 miles northwest of Austin, Spider Mountain is home to Texas’ first and only lift-served mountain bike park and the only lift-served, year-round mountain bike park in the U.S.
Visit The Center for the Arts & Sciences in Clute, near the Texas Gulf Coast, which includes the BASF Planetarium and Brazosport Symphony Orchestra.
Art is life – meant to be explored from many different angles. The Art Museum of South Texas (AMST), makes exploring those many angles possible by bringing a new perspective to the Coastal Bend community.
The hottest, coolest time in Texas – revisited. Waves Resort has been a favorite with adults and kids alike for generations. Our park includes fun-filled rides including the Torrent River, Boogie Bahn, and the Bay and Bahn Blasters), the longest Waves Resort lazy river in Texas, lots of shade and palapas, and private beaches, each at the very heart of our resort.
Visit the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas to experience one of the presidential libraries in Texas for yourself and learn U.S. history.
The Texas Hill Country Olive Company is an award-winning maker of authentic olive oils and balsamic vinegars, offering tastings, tours, events and more.
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.
Actors, singers, directors, musicians, and technicians enjoy performing on the Hill Country Arts Foundation’s Smith-Ritch Point Theatre, a 500-seat outdoor amphitheater with the Guadalupe River as the backdrop and the moon and stars as the ambient house lighting.
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.
The unique contemporary cross sculpture has become a major Kerrville landmark to millions of people across the USA and world. 77 Bible verses from the Old and New Testaments leading to the cross are inscribed on 16” Scripture Tiles, in three languages. Four Prayer Plaques can be found inside the massive cross, where people pray and are changed forever.
Visit Shangri La Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, a world-class facility with plenty of things to see nestled on 252 acres in the heart of Orange, Texas.
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.