Texas is the largest state in Southern part of America, and it has a lot to offer anyone wanting to vacation here or take a city break. Texas is made up of deserts and pine forest with plenty of cities and things to do. The capital of this state is Austin; however, you don’t need to go to Austin to have fun. There is plenty to do in some of the other popular cities dotted around this vast state. Here are some special Texas hotspots to consider for your next trip to Texas.
The rodeo in Fort Worth
Back in the day, Fort Worth was the doorway into the USA and has kept to its cowboy roots. The rodeo that takes place here each year is a calendar highlight. Even just taking in the vibe of this city or visiting the special cowgirl museum will add to your experience. It’s based in north central Texas and is easily accessible. Fort Worth also has great art, with many museums to take a look at on your vacation here.
Its very own island in the Gulf of Texas, approximately fifty miles from Houston, you will find Galveston Island. The island itself is around twenty-seven miles long and three miles wide making it a truly unique place to visit and spend your vacation time. It’s not one of the mainstream attractions, so it would be worth checking out a guide to Galveston Island before heading out there.
Visit NASA in Houston
Are you and your family interested in space exploration? Then a visit to the NASA Johnson Space Center has got to be high on your list of things to do. Training, research and flight control are all conducted here. It’s definitely a place that can fill your imagination, even for someone who isn’t really interested in life beyond the Earth. There is plenty to see here. It’s easy to book a trip online, but heading to Houston can offer you so much more. It’s got plenty of museums and restaurants to fill a weekend break or an entire vacation.
Checkout Dealey Plaza where JFK was assassinated
The assassination of JFK rocked the USA when it happened back in November 1963. It took place at Dealey Plaza in Dallas. There is now a memorial that you can visit that is full of memorabilia, collections, and information to satisfy your curiosity. Dallas is a bustling city, full of other attractions. It is definitely worth considering visiting for a vacation spot.
Casually enjoy the Riverwalk in San Antonio
Finally, San Antonio has a diverse culture. With a Spanish influence, it’s a great place to soak in the atmosphere along the famous Riverwalk. Full of bars and restaurants to tantalize your tastebuds, it’s a great place to relax. You could even spend your hours people watching and enjoying the day or sampling as much of the culture as possible.
I hope these suggestions inspire you to consider some of the best hotspots when you travel in Texas.