Monday, July 14, 2014

Thats What I Like About Texas

I got the idea for this post because Shannon at Beginnings in Beyern found out her and her military husband will be moving to El Paso, TX. Since I’m from Texas and have lived here my whole life I thought I would post some things to do if you are visiting the state.

{A Texas Sunset}
Check out Texas state parks and national parks.

Things to Do in Austin
Six Street bar hop/people watch
Watch the bats at the Congress Avenue Bridge
Visit the Capital
Zilker Park
Live Music
Mt. Bonnell
Austin City Limits

Things to Do in San Antonio
The Alamo
River Walk
Amusement Park (Six Flags or Sea World)
Fiesta (Easter time)

{San Antonio Missions}
Check out my post about a stay-cation in San Antonio

Things to Do on the Gulf Coast
South Padre Island
Space Center Houston/Johnson Space Center
Sporting Event (Rockets, Astros, Texans, Dynamo)
Houston Rodeo (February)
Bluebell Ice Cream Creamery
Corpus Christi (USS Lexington, Texas Aquarium)

Check out my post about things to do in Houston.

Things to Do in Dallas (North Texas)
Texas State Fair (late September, early October)
Texas Rose Festival, Tyler (visit in October)
Sporting Event (Mavericks, Rangers, Cowboys)
Bluebonnet Trails, Ennis (visit in April)

{Texas wildflowers}
Things to Do in the Panhandle/West Texas
Palo Duro Canyon, Amarillo
Cadillac Ranch, Amarillo
Marfa Lights, Marfa
Buddy Holly Museum, Lubbock
Big Bend National Park
Guadalupe Mountains National Park

{Cadillac Ranch, source}
Texas Hill Country/Central Texas (perfect for spring time flowers)
Fredericksburg (you have to have some of their peaches)
Gruene (home of the oldest dance hall in Texas)
Johnson City
New Braunfels (float the Comal River, visit Schlitterbahn and stop at Landa Park)
Painted Churches of Central Texas (Fayette County) 

{Painted Churches}

{Painted Churches Interiors}
Things you HAVE to Try
Buc-ee's, best road stop EVER
Texas BBQ
Bluebell Ice Cream
Whataburger (original in Corpus Christi)
{The Texas Longhorn}
Remember, Texas is a state of mind. What do you like about Texas?

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