Information for Travelers
Texas is a state in the South-Central region of the United States.
The second largest state in the US, Texas offers countless possibilities for fun and adventure.
Geographically and culturally diverse, the state offers a wealth of unique attractions and things to do.
From cities to coastal beaches, mountains and deserts, the possibilities for a Texas vacation are extensive.
Metropolitan centers such as Houston, Austin and Dallas are an interesting contrast to West Texas cities such as Amarillo or Lubbock, but each has its own character and reason to visit.
For nature lovers, some of the best places to visit are parks such as Big Bend National Park, situated along a bend in the Rio Grande in west Texas, and Padre Island's national coastline along the coast. Gulf of Mexico.
San Antonio, famous for the Alamo and River Walk, and the nearby Hill Country, should also be on travelers' itineraries.
The Alamo is one of the most important historic sites in America.
Part of a missionary station established in 1718, it was built by the Franciscans in 1744 and by 1836 it had been converted into a fort.
It became famous during the Texas Revolution, when a small force, including Davie Crockett and James Bowie, barricaded itself against an overwhelmingly superior Mexican army of about 3,000 men.
As the defeat saw all 187 defenders dead, the cry of "Remember the Alamo!" brought the state together to finally overcome the Mexicans.
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