Discover the sweeping planes, rugged hills, and cultural hotspots of the Lone Star State with a holiday in Texas. The home of cowboy culture and the Dallas Cowboys has plenty of things to see and do, from historical and cultural attractions to beautiful natural landscapes, just put on your best boots and hat and start exploring its many riches.
Travel back in time with a visit to Fort Worth’s Stockyards district, where you can go for a drink in the saloon, watch cattle being herded on Main Street, and visit Billy Bob’s Texas - the world’s largest honky tonk. Often referred to as ‘Where the west begins’ the area has a rich history which can be discovered in the Cultural District.
Journey to the stars at the Houston Space Centre, where you can climb into a space capsule and see a mock-up of the International Space Station, before soaking up some culture in the city centre with the second-biggest theatre district in the USA and 18 museums.
One of the highlights of Texas holidays, this happening town has plenty to offer visitors, from world-class museums to hip bars, a thriving music scene, and beautiful countryside. Known as the Live Music Capital of the World, there are plenty of venues to check out, including The Broken Spoke (country acts), The Continental Club (blues, rock and folk music since 1957), and Antone's (Austin's "home of the blues”).
Texas holidays aren’t complete without a visit to the San Antonio Missions, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The five missions (Mission San Antonio de Valero, Mission San José, Mission Concepción, Mission San Juan and Mission Espada) situated along the San Antonio River date back to the 18th century, the most famous being Mission San Antonio de Valero, known as The Alamo and famously defended by troops during the Texan War of Independence.