Everything’s bigger in Texas. That’s one of the reasons that people can’t stop going once they’ve fallen in love with it. Big sights, big cities, big food, and big hearts win visitors over time and time again. If you’re not convinced, here are just a few of the reasons why you ought to visit Texas. And then another. And another. And so on.
You can’t talk about the Lone Star State without talking about some of the natural beauty that makes it famous. Whether you’re on foot or in the car, there are heaps to see in Texas. Perhaps one of the most famous sites is Big Bend. With unique species such as the Colima warbler, javelinas and road runners, there’s plenty for the eagle-eyed nature lover to fall for. Even the people get a little wild when the Viva Big Bend music festival rolls into town with some of the most authentic local music celebrated in force.
There’s plenty to see beneath the surface, as well. A chance to delve a little deeper in the land is always appreciated and there are few places where it’s quite as impressive as in the Cascade Caverns. A living cavern where the mineral-loaded drops that form the rocks can still be heard pattering throughout, there’s a lot more to see here than rocks. Throughout the years, sabre-tooth tiger bones, Native American artifacts, and antique guns have been found in the caves. It’s attracted explorers for centuries and will undoubtedly continue to do so. Will you be one of them?
Southern hospitality is known far and wide and if you’re visiting Texas, then you deserve a little taste of it. One of the best stretches of land to do that is at Fredericksburg. Where German atmosphere and a taste for rich meats meets with Tex-Mex and traditional barbecue in a host of top-notch restaurants. When you want something a little sweet, however, you can’t ignore the gorgeous (and thirst-building) of the wine country, exemplified at the Vineyard Trail. There, you can enjoy a choice glass of vino from your own porch swing.
As said up top, everything’s bigger in Texas. When it comes to city lifestyles, then there’s no way that the state capital of Texas is going to disappoint. There is a ton to do in Austin. The State Capitol easily makes one of the most impressive buildings, evocative of that traditional, stalwart American style. Then there’s the bright color and retail therapy of the SoCo District. It’s pretty hard to miss or not want a trip along the Lady Bird Lake, as well, a veritable haven of a park right smack bang in the middle of the city.
It’s hard to say what the best thing about Texas is. Whether it’s the warm-hearted, friendly people, the jaw-dropping natural beauty or some of the best food and drink across the whole of the US. You just have to visit Texas yourself and let us know what does it for you.