Stetsons at the ready, Texas is pure cowboy country. The second biggest state in the USA, there’s plenty to see here, and it’ll undoubtedly take more than one visit to do so. Discover the home of NASA’s Mission Control in Houston, watch the rodeo in Dallas/Fort Worth, remember the Alamo in San Antonio, and immerse yourself in the sounds of state capital Austin, renowned for being the Live Music Capital of the World. And, wherever you go, be sure to tuck into a basket of ribs, brisket and sausage – after all, the barbecue roots run deep in the Lone Star State.
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Top 3 Things to Do in Texas
- Explore Big Bend National Park
- Catch the rodeo at the Fort Worth Stockyards
- Be wowed by giant rockets and Mission Control at Houston’s Johnson Space Center
When to Go to Texas
With its glorious sunny weather, there’s never a bad time to visit Texas. But for fewer crowds and more tolerable temperatures, the shoulder seasons (March-May and September-early November) are the best times to for a trip. That way, you’ll be able to ride a horse, watch the rodeo, or eat a basket of barbecued meats without breaking a sweat.
More about Texas
Currency: US Dollar
Vaccinations: Extra vaccinations are not required
Flight time: London to Austin flight time is around 10 hours 30 minutes
Airport: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Visas: British Citizens require an ESTA, which you can apply for online
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