Useful Links for Visiting Texas

Texas is probably the most diverse state in terms of nature and climatic conditions in the United States. Its southern regions are partially swampy,  while the western ones lie in the dry, rocky deserts of the foothills; the north is rich in prairies, and there are many deciduous forests in the east.

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The symbols of the state are the bluebonnet, the pecan tree, the prickly pear cactus, the Texas longhorn. The state has one World Heritage Site: San Antonio Missions, consisting of five mission sites, a historic ranch, and related properties.

Texas is the 28th state of the United States, admitted to the Union in 1845. Before this, it was under the rule of Spain, France, and Mexico at various times. Its capital is Austin. The largest city is Houston, nicknamed Space City, as it is home to Manned Spacecraft Center. Other major cities: Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio.

"Texas is a blend of valor and swagger." – Carl Sandburg, an American poet.

 If you plan to travel to Texas, below are 55 links to help you organize a unique vacation in the Lone Star State. Have a nice trip!

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US Visas – all info about US visas for foreign citizens to travel to the United States

Traveler's Health – travel vaccines and advice for the United States

Transportation – get compensation for flight delay or cancellation – find the best car rental deals in Texas – find Greyhound bus stations in Texas – find cheap flights to Texas – browse ferries in Texas by city – explore Texas by bike – find Amtrak train stations in Texas

Accommodation in Texas – find unique vacation rentals in Texas – book your hotel in Texas online – meet up with locals and travelers, find accommodation in Texas – check out the Hostelworld selection of hostels in Texas – explore an array of Texas vacation rentals

Food & Dining – find the best local dishes & drinks in Texas – find the best restaurants in Texas – have your favorite Texas restaurant food delivered to your door

Welcome to Houston – discover the best things to do in Houston – find the top-rated and best-reviewed tours and activities in Houston – experience Houston's most thrilling waterpark filled with over 15 attractions – find the best things to do in Houston – see all of Houston' top attractions – find Houston's free things to do 

All Texas – learn more about Texas – book most exciting things to do, attractions, and tours in Texas – discover the 8 best beaches in Texas – see National Geographic's best Texas travel tips – explore Texas' outdoor and cultural destinations – live the high life with a Texas vacation package – explore the cities of Texas for a little taste of everything each region has to offer – take a birding with a camera tour in South Texas – find unforgettable things to do in Texas – discover all the information you need for your vacation in Texas – enrich your vacation in East Texas with a visit to its museums – see weather forecasts and learn more about Texas' climate – find out 1 World Heritage site in Texas