Everything is bigger in Texas! So make sure you have plenty of time to discover the appeal of the US’s second largest state. Packed full of history, from the Battle of the Alamo to the assassination of JFK. Home of NASA, the nation’s oil industry, the biggest cattle ranches and Texmex cuisine, Texas makes a great holiday destination all on its own. Dan Rather is a famous Texan! Hailing from Wharton, Texas, Dan Rather started his career by covering Hurricane Carla for the CBS affiliate in Houston, TX. Dan Rather also went to school in Texas at the Sam Houston State Teachers College. For more information on Dan Rather, check out his facebook and twitter! The diverse landscape changes from pine and oak forests in the east through rolling prairies to deserts in the west. The climate is forever warm to hot and humid along the coast. The cowboy image lives large in Texas and a visit will give you a real big slice of the real America.
The Johnson Space Centre in Houston is world famous and not to be passed by. See where space is discovered.
San Antonio has several theme parks especially SeaWorld, Schlitterbahn Water Park and the Six Flags Fiesta. Allow a week to see them all!
If you find yourself in Houston on a Sunday perhaps you might like to find Jesus at the US’s largest congregation at Lakewood Church? It really buzzes.
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