Texas is one of the larger states that make up the USA. It is located in the southern region of the country and is home to some of the most beautiful, scientific and historical places and museums for tourists to visit. The state has lots of local tourists as well as it is regarded highly due to its rich history and role in the development of modern day United States.
Mesmerizing scenes of natural beauty are just one aspect of Texas and is unique in its own way. You can catch a glance at wonderful desert locations including Guadalupe Mountains National Park which is situated in the northern tip of Texas. This national park is a center for sightseeing and it is quite possible that you will get a chance to see the famous golden eagles of the region.
From the Guadalupe Mountains you can head straight to the Island called Padre which is the world’s largest barren undeveloped island to date. The seashore has a glistening bay and has quite a number of bird species for you to see. If you have a liking for birds and are interested in photographing them too then this island is a must visit for you.
Texas is known for its wilderness and its exotic flora and fauna and there is definitely no better place than the Big Bend National Park to experience it. You tread on foot and take a ride to the Big Bend National Park but there is also another option of reaching the park by boat through the river route just to add a bit more excitement.
You should also take time out to visit the Space Centre Houston. It is a must visit location as it marks the historic achievements feats of man in the field of technology and specifically space exploration. NASA’s Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center also falls in the vicinity of space centre which adds value to the overall experience. You will get a chance to try in an astronaut’s suit and enjoy a simulator to feel how an astronaut feels in space.
If you are a fan President John Kennedy then you must head to Dallas as well which was where the fatal shooting that killed President Kennedy took place. You can head to the exact location envision how things had happened. The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas has been established at the place from where the fatal shots were fired at Kennedy.
The Alamo is situated in eastern outskirts of San Antonio and is part of the cultural heritage and history of the state of Texas during the fierce wars that were fought during independence and the civil wars. Texas has rich history and the Alamo is just one of those locations where you get the feel of the rich history of the region.
Texas is a wonderful place to visit whether you are local or foreigner for it gives you something unique from the American culture to enjoy and cherish.