Welcome to Texas, the second largest state in America. Texas has so much to offer all travelers, from beautiful prairie views to cowboy adventures! Vacations in Texas often include great outdoor excursions, a day at the spa, golfing and vibrant nightlife! Check out some of the great accommodations, adventures and tours we have on RealAdventures.com and come enjoy a great Texas family vacation.
Texas is home to three of the largest and most populated cities in the US. Start your Texas vacation with Houston where you can shop downtown, satisfy your taste buds at any of the 1100 restaurants within the city and explore the huge entertainment district. Embrace the spirit of Texas and check out the world’s largest rodeo! Stroll through the Buffalo Bayou Park and gaze out upon beautiful views of the city. The famous Johnson Space Flight Center, a hub for NASA science and a huge tourist attraction, is also located in Houston. Looking for a more cultural experience? Visit the Museum of Fine Arts or go to an opera in the theatre district.
Next stop, historic San Antonio, where you can stroll along the Riverwalk, take a guided tour of an old Spanish mission and walk through the historic area of downtown. Check out Dallas, Ft. Worth, and the capitol city, Austin, as well. There are tons of comprehensive and inexpensive Texas vacation packages to choose from when planning your Texas travel.
In Texas there are many national and state parks, most filled with campsites, hiking or biking trails and small lakes for swimming, fishing and boating. Check out the Carlsbad Caverns under the Guadalupe Mountain Range along the Texas border with New Mexico, where you can see beautiful, naturally formed stalactites and stalagmites. To stay active during your Texas vacation hike through Big Bend Park, sight-seeing, bird watching and climbing the massive boulders. For a slightly different experience, take a guided tour of the notoriously hot and dry deserts of western Texas or spend one day and night at a west Texas dude ranch, one of the most popular things to do in Texas!
If you love to golf, a Texas vacation is right for you! There are over 900 golf courses in the state of Texas and plenty of country clubs, hotels and resorts to relax at. Ladies, spend the day at the spa while your husband hits the nine iron with friends and then enjoy some delicious, local TexMex fare. Texans love to have a good time and travelers can easily find festivals and live concerts throughout the state almost any time of year.
Sun worshipper? Beach lover? Texas has plenty of beautiful beaches to explore along the Gulf Coast during your Texas travels. Galveston and Corpus Christi are very popular beach vacation destinations. For a very lush and tropical Texas vacation, stay in the Rio Grande River Valley area, South Padre Island or boat and swim at the Amistad National Recreation Area, open to the public.
With its wide variety of things to do and see, a vacation in Texas is great for almost every traveler. Texas is one of the best states to plan your next vacation. Check out the great Texas accommodations on RealAdventures.com today!