If you’re heading to Texas on vacation in 2016, you may be thinking about making some travel plans. Have you already singled out some sights? Are you eager to spread your wings and enjoy an eclectic range of experiences? If so, here is a sample itinerary to inspire and excite you.
There’s no better place to start a wild west adventure than Dallas. Head out to a ranch and see how day to day life works. Learn how to ride like a cowboy, and see if you can master the tricks of the trade. Head into the city and enjoy the views from Reunion Tower. Catch the Dallas Cowboys in action at AT&T Stadium, and see the site of JFK’s assassination.
The USA’s 16th largest city, Fort Worth is a fascinating blend of contemporary culture and traditions from days gone by. Sip on a cocktail at one of the trendy bars in the financial district at sundown. At dawn, head to Stockyards National Historic District ready for the rodeo.
Charter a bus to Austin with a firm like http://texascharterbuscompany.com/. When you arrive, spend the afternoon looking around the shops and soaking up the lively atmosphere. As the sun sets, make for a noisy music venue and enjoy the show. Affectionately know as the ‘live music capital of the world’ Austin is bursting at the seams with talent. So try and catch at least one concert while you’re there. Chill out at Zilker Park and take a boat out on Lady Bird Lake if the weather is nice.
A must for anyone who has even the slightest interest in cowboys and westerns, you won’t find anywhere more authentic than Bandera. Don your cowboy boots and mount your trusty steed. Enjoy peaceful hacks across the vast plains and learn more about cowboy culture.
The city of San Antonio is a vibrant mixture of traditional Texan and Mexican influences. Sample some of the state’s best Tex-Mex cuisine and enjoy a lively night on the tiles at the infamous bars. Stop off at quaint cafes and quirky shops on the River Walk and see the city from the waterways with a private boat trip. Visit The Alamo and learn all about its significance. Set your pulses racing with a visit to Six Flags Fiesta Texas. For more excursions and ideas visit https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractions-g60956-Activities-San_Antonio_Texas.html.
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Head east to the expansive urban maze that is Houston. Spend a day shopping, or meandering around museums. Catch a film at the outdoor theatre, or treat yourself to a fine dining feast. If you’re interested in all things intergalactic, it’s worth paying the Space Center a visit.
Texas is a fantastic choice for a travel adventure. You’ll learn new things, broaden your horizons and meet some incredible people. Travel from enigmatic cities to rural idylls, and everywhere in between. Enjoy your trip!