Find Tourist Places in Texas

The second largest state in the US, next to Alaska, is also called the Lone Star State to signify that it had once been an independent republic and that it struggled for independence from Mexico. The state started to boom with the discovery of oil and later on diversified its economy in several industries such as computers and electronics, petrochemicals, biomedical science, energy and aerospace. Tourism is also huge in the state. It has quite a vibrant arts and culture scene: Houston is only one of five cities in the country that has professional resident companies in all major performing arts disciplines. Tourists love visiting the Houston Grand Opera, the Houston Ballet, the Houston Symphony Orchestra and The Alley Theatre. Those looking for something else can find hiking trails, history museums and parks and gardens around the state. Make sure to add River Walk, National Museum of the Pacific War, Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens and The Houston Museum of Natural Science in your itinerary.

There are over 1,300 tourist attractions in Texas. This is 5% of all tourist attractions listed in the USA. Top cities in Texas with popular tourist destinations are San Antonio, Austin, Houston, Dallas and Galveston. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and nature attractions. Then there is also amusement parks listed in Texas. You may find a list of all categories of Texas attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Texas of that type.

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