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Texas is big and bold. The sheer diversity of the state allows you to combine specific interests into a customized itinerary based on your personal preferences, time, and budget: outdoor adventures in more than 90 state parks, Wild West lifestyle experiences at dozens of guest ranches, and evolving Western art and culinary traditions in Texas’s premier cities. Wherever you travel in the state’s seven distinct regions, you’ll find dramatic culture and a myriad of opportunities to explore Texas history and heritage. Weather varies according to geography, but is generally mild under clear blue skies with abundant sunshine.… Read More
August and September temperatures can climb into the upper 90s; December and January dip down into the 30s.
GSPhotography / Shutterstock1/34AUSTIN, TEXAS - MAR 9: SXSW 2012 South by Southwest 2012 Annual music, film, and interactive conference and festival on March 9, 2012 in Austin, Texas. Festival is held from March 9-18. Poster on 6 street.
Mark Chatham / Shutterstock2/34Texas Hero.
GSPhotography / Shutterstock3/34Concert hall view from stage. Long Center, Susan and Michael Dell Foundation Hall, Austin TX
GSPhotography / Shutterstock4/34AUSTIN, TEXAS - MAR 9: SXSW 2012 South by Southwest 2012 Annual music, film, and interactive conference and festival on March 9, 2012 in Austin, Texas. Festival is held from March 9-18. Boot store - popular place during festival.
Kushal Bose / Shutterstock5/34Congress Avenue Bridge bats in Austin during sunset.
spirit of america / Shutterstock6/34Dallas, TX skyline at night.
Brandon Seidel / Shutterstock7/34the San Antonio riverwalk and its many colorful sites.
Natalia Bratslavsky / Shutterstock8/34Famous american landmark - Alamo mission in San Antonio, Texas.
Peter Guttman/Peterguttman.com9/34Fiesta San Antonio Rodeo, Texas
Peter Guttman/Peterguttman.com10/34Fiesta San Antonio Rodeo, texas
Peter Guttman/Peterguttman.com11/34Fiesta San Antonio Rodeo, texas
(c) Shutterdo | Dreamstime.com15/34Green turaco bird in the San Antonio zoo
Steven Ringler / Shutterstock16/34Penguin Meeting at Sea World - San Antonio, Texas;
Peter Guttman/Peterguttman.com17/34Texas, USA
Katherine Welles / Shutterstock19/34ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 14: Globe Life Park in Arlington in Arlington, Texas on March 14, 2014. Formerly known as Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, the ballpark is home to The Texas Rangers baseball team.
Jorg Hackemann / Shutterstock22/34HOUSTON, USA - JULY 11: people enjoy the scenic view from JPMorgan Chase tower on July 11, 2013 in Houston, USA. The visitor platform is open to public during office hours without entrance fee.
Brendan van Son / Shutterstock25/34Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas
Andrey Bayda/Shutterstock26/34AMARILLO, TEXAS - JULY 10: Famous art installation Cadillac Ranch on July 10,2011 near Amarillo, Texas. It was created in 1974 by C. Lord, H. Marquez and D. Michels and consist from 7 buried Cadillacs; Shutterstock ID 93223765; Project/Title: AARP; Downloa
Natural Imaging/Shutterstock27/34Corpus Christi, Texas harbor with boats, docks and skyline; Shutterstock ID 79606948; Project/Title: AARP; Downloader: Fodor's Travel
Sue Stokes/Shutterstock28/34VALENTINE,TX,USA-MAY 30: The Marfa Prada sculpture sits on a desolate stretch of US route 90 on May 30, 2013. Prada Marfa is a permanently installed sculpture by artists Elmgreen and Dragset.; Shutterstock ID 140613175; Project/Title: AARP; Downloader: Fod
spirit of america / Shutterstock29/34Dallas, TX skyline at night.
Shannon Beineke / Shutterstock30/34Red and White Tulip (tulipa clusiana; tinka variety)
Mrs. Loh / Shutterstock31/34My Garden - Dallas Heritage Village
Peter Guttman/Peterguttman.com32/34Cattle Drive, Fort Worth Stockyards, TX longhorns Fort Worth, Texas
Peter Guttman/Peterguttman.com33/34Fort Worth Stockyards, Cattle Drive, Fort Worth Stockyards, TX longhorns Fort Worth, Texas
T photography / Shutterstock34/34Fort Worth, Texas, USA, - March. 24. 2012: Banner at the Fort Worth Stockyards Historic District, former livestock market, now main tourist attraction in Fort Worth, TX