Vacation planning in Texas: Dallas, Houston, San Antonio
One of the eminent states, not just in terms of size but also in terms of geographical diversity, Texas is worth visiting for every traveller, domestic or international. In fact, since it offers all and every kinds of tourist experience, from children to adults, everyone can enjoy a trip to Texas. Be it galleries or museums or nature parks or cultural sites, Texas is where you should be. The cities of Dallas, Houston and San Antonio are the main cities in the state which have a lot of tourist friendly and attractive sites.
Dallas: The 106-acre Dallas Zoo is one of the major attractions. It houses around 2000 exotic animals and also has many parks offering delightful experiences to children. There are many packages available that let you remain overnight within zoo premises and is inclusive of behind the scene tours, dinner, a night tour, drinks, and breakfast. Due to its beautiful location, it is quite steep at some places and hence can be somewhat exhausting. The animals are provided an environment similar to their natural habitats in large enclosures. For art enthusiasts, Dallas is the ultimate destination with many galleries and exhibitions. The Trammel and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art is worth visiting. The largest sculpture in the world is located at Pioneer Plaza or you can take a look at different sculptures at the Nasher Sculpture Center. Dallas Holocaust Museum and the African Museum are other attractions. The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Park is perfect for nature enthusiasts. The Museum of the American Railroad is another site to get a peek into the history of railroad in the US.
Houston: Some of the must-visit sites in Houston are the Houston Space Center, Hermann Park Zoo, Buffalo Bayou Park, Rice University Campus, The Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park and the various museums. The cuisine of Houston should be an important part of your vacation.
San Antonio: The Alamo is the renowned place in San Antonia and it is home to Spanish Missionaries. You can find some heritage structures here. It is a great place to walk by and take in the beauty of the architecture. The San Antonio River Walk is the ideal way to take in the city sights and take a stroll amidst nature. There are many museums and a botanical garden in the city. Your kids will love a visit to DoSeum, a museum for kids. Morgan’s Wonderland, the Majestic Theater, the natural caverns are other attractions.