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.
Follow your nature-loving heart to Riverside Park. Tucked away along the beautiful upper Texas coastline, this woodsy haven creates an outdoor country oasis nestled upon the Colorado River. Beaming with natural landscapes, outdoor activities, and energetic wildlife, visitors will cherish camping in a clean, safe, and tranquil environment.
Visit The Center for the Arts & Sciences in Clute, which includes an art gallery & studio, science museum, planetarium, and 2 performance theaters.
Conduct the perfect Texas vacation, weekend getaway, or evening out at the Brazos Symphony Orchestra. In a-chord with the highest musical standards and dignified productions, you will feel movements of inspiration, captivation, and delight coursing through your inner landscapes. Audiences come in anticipation, and always leave with greater joy than when they arrived.
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.
Take your professional career and your life goals to the next level at the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership in Denton, TX. Dedication and commitment to the success of women in business, politics, and community makes it one of the most unique educational institutes in all of Texas. Read on to learn 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.
Explore the world of underwater oil and gas drilling at the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum in Galveston, a retired rig turned modern museum.
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 the Museum of the Southwest for a fun, educational, and inspiring experience in Midland, Texas. Offering visitors an intimate glimpse into the famous Turner family, spectacular star shows at the state-of-the-art planetarium, and a series of rotating special exhibitions, get ready for a fully immersive adventure. Art, science, history, and culture come together, all in one place!
Escape to San Antonio, TX for a fun and fabulous outdoor retreat in Hemisfair. This beautiful and exclusive urban parks district consists of three incredible public spaces flourishing with serene natural landscapes, creative artworks, and thriving local culture. Take a breezy day trip, long weekend getaway, family adventure, or solo excursion to Hemisfair and experience a well-deserved breath of fresh air.
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.
Fire off into high gear at DriveTanks.com! Located on Ox Ranch in Uvalde, Texas, this living military history museum is the only location in the world where visitors can drive and shoot real U.S. and German military tanks, artillery, and machine guns. An experience of a lifetime, you won’t find anywhere else.