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Enjoy Travel In Texas – Learn Regional History While Participating In All It Has To Offer

by on Mar.31, 2010, under Vacations

The very size of Texas makes it unique – it’s large enough to be its own country, offering special travel opportunities. Now you know where the name Six Flags Over Texas comes from. The vastness of the state provides variations of climate and terrain that most people don’t realize exists.

Texas has a number of lakes and rivers to accommodate all types of water sports and activities. Lake Fork, for one, is famous for bass fishing and claims the state prize for the a largemouth – 18 plus pounds. Another well-known spot is Lake Buchanan, offering fishing guides and tours, with some parts of the lake providing rentals for boats and jet-skis.

Texas’ state capital, Austin is located near the center of the state which is known as the hill country, boasting and relatively moderate climate. The rolling hills provide natural attractions and Austin provides big city culture and amenities.

Everyone has heard of Galveston, a 32 mile island just off the southern Texas coast in the Gulf of Mexico. But you may not be a aware that it is a wonderful spot for vacationing, with magnificent beaches and lots of activities.

Texas barbeque is practically world famous, and you can find it served at various eateries throughout the state. BBQ is not all there is, though – all types of fare can be found. Naturally, Mexican prevails, but you can also enjoy German, Japanese, Italian, just about anything under the sun in a great variety establishments.

Texas has long been called the Lone Star State, recalling its earlier status as an independent republic and its bitter war for independence with Mexico. The Texas state seal and flag still retain this symbol of Texas heritage.

Ever hear of the Piney Woods Region? There are countless recreational opportunities to enjoy and historical attractions that remain largely undiscovered. Thousands of acres of pines, protected by national and state forests, are located in eastern Texas. This is a side of Texas that you will find a wonderful discovery.

Enjoy ghost stories? How about a hat full of Tall Tales? Well, hang around a warm campfire on a cool desert night in Texas and listen closely. Besides the yarns, you’ll hear the sounds of the desert, the crackle of the fire, and the fantastic night sky. Welcome to Texas.

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