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.

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 – Houston, nicknamed "Space City" as it is home to Manned Spacecraft Center. Other major cities: Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio.

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!

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

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Transportation 

Pennybacker bridge with a view of the Austin skyline


airhelp.com
 – the world's leader in flight delay compensation

autoeurope.com – a leading online platform that provides international car rental services at the most competitive prices

bikesbooking.com – online booking service for motorcycles, scooters, quads, and bicycles in the United States and other parts of the world

busbud.com – an online bus-booking platform that has compiled the largest selection of bus tickets 

cheapoair.com – a leading provider of airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, and vacation packages through its extensive partnerships with top travel brands and a wide breadth of inventory

economybookings.com – a platform that provides a wide choice of vehicles of all classes and helps to find the perfect car for your journey 

flixbus.com – a long-distance bus operator connecting cities and towns throughout Europe and the United States

gettransfer.com – booking service for transfers and car rentals with a personal driver at the best prices

holidaytaxis.com – an award-winning global ground transportation company offering airport transfers with vehicle types to suit every budget and party size, from shuttles to private taxis to large coaches

kiwi.com – an online booking service for flight, train, and bus tickets that offers unique virtual interlining

ncl.com – the official website of the Norwegian Cruise Line known for its fun, laid-back ambiance and inventive "freestyle cruising" concept

omio.com – a unique platform on which users can book travel tickets by comparing trains, buses, and flights in Europe, the US, and Canada on one search

qeeq.com – one of the fastest-growing online car rental platforms worldwide that offers its customers the most extensive set of car rental options and always strives to offer the most competitive price

rentalcars.com – an international car rental booking service that helps you find the right car in the right place at the right price

trip.com – a global online travel agency for hotels and tickets for flights and trains that provides one-stop travel booking services through the website and mobile app

Accommodation

Interior of Plaza Hotel Pioneer Park, El Paso


agoda.com
 – an online travel agency and metasearch engine for hotels, vacation rentals, flights, and airport transfer

booking.com – an online travel agency connecting travelers with a great selection of incredible places to stay

campspot.com – the leading online marketplace for premier RV resorts, family campgrounds, cabins, and glamping options

couchsurfing.com – a global hospitality exchange service

hostelworld.com – a global hostel-focused online booking platform that inspires passionate travelers to see the world

loveholidays.com – an online distribution company that allows customers to make hotel bookings via the internet

vrbo.com – a vacation rental online marketplace to find the perfect place for your next family trip

Food & Dining

Dix Coney Island restaurant, Denton


aldi.us – the Aldi website where you can find information about weekly Specialbuys and groceries that are in store every day

eatyourworld.com – a guide to regional food and drinks around the globe founded on the principle that what you eat depends on where you are

eatwith.com – the largest community for unique culinary experiences led by one-of-a-kind hosts

ubereats.com – a food delivery platform that makes getting great food from favorite local restaurants as easy as requesting a ride

visittheusa.com/texas – a handful of cannot-miss Texas culinary events that will whet your appetite

yelp.com – a website and mobile app that connects people with great local restaurants, beauty salons, and other businesses

All Texas

Bluebonnet  the state flower of Texas


drimsim.com
 –  a universal SIM card and app for travelers that helps to save up on mobile services without imposed plans and monthly fees

expedia.co.uk – one of the leading full-service online travel brands helping travelers plan and book travel from the widest selection of vacation packages, flights, hotels, rental cars, rail, cruises, activities, attractions, and services

getyourguide.com – a platform used for booking tours, excursions, and other travel activities

gocity.com – an excellent option for travelers who plan on visiting multiple attractions and sights

insubuy.com – the largest provider of visitors insurance – which provides medical coverage as well as emergency medical evacuation, repatriation of remains, and travel-related coverages – for foreigners visiting the United States

lonelyplanet.com/texas – 8 best beaches in Texas by Lonely Planet

moon.com/texas – Texas scenic drives by Moon

mp.mydigitalpublication.com – 180 pages of unforgettable destinations in the USA, including Texas, by Visit The USA

musement.com – an online platform that helps visitors get the most out of their destinations by providing a great choice of local tours and attractions by booking on multiple devices 

nationalgeographic.com/texas – Texas travel guide by National Geographic

navmii.com – a world-leading provider of maps and navigation solutions for smart devices and connected vehicles

planetware.com/ustx – Texas in pictures: 15 beautiful places to photograph

recreation.gov – your gateway to exploring America's outdoor and cultural destinations in your zip code and across the country

sixflags.com – all the information on Six Flags in the United States, Mexico, and Canada with world-class coasters, family rides for all ages, up-close animal encounters, and thrilling water parks

ticketnetwork.com – an online marketplace for tickets to concert, sport, and theater events around the country and the world

tiqets.com – one of the largest online ticketing platform for museums, shows, and attractions in the most popular tourist destinations

tourradar.com – one of the most trusted online marketplace for multi-day tours with everything travelers need to plan and book their next great escape in one place

tourtexas.com – your ultimate source for free Texas tourism information

tpwd.texas.gov – map of Texas State parks

traveltexas.com – the official state travel, tourism and, vacation website for Texas

tropicalbirding.com/texas – Texas birding tours

usnews.com/texas – All Texas travel guides

viator.com  a Trip Advisor platform for booking all kinds of activities during travel

weather.com – weather information anywhere on the planet

whc.unesco.org/us – the official UNESCO website where you can find out 24 properties in the United States listed as Heritage Sites 

wikipedia.org/texas – online free-content encyclopedia, with facts and figures on Texas geography, history, politics, and economy

wordreference.com – an online translator to understand the meaning and uses of vocabulary



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