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Texas is the second-largest and second-most-populous state in the United States of America. Owing to its remarkable size, distinctive culture and politics, and colorful history, many Texans maintain a fiercely independent attitude, with Texan identity often superceding American identity. Few other American states feature their flag so prominently in businesses, on the backs of cars and in advertisements. The state's name More...
Houston is the largest city in Texas and the fourth largest in the United States. It is huge, both in population and in land area. "Urban sprawl" is a term tailor-made for this city. Houston is an international city home to among the nation's largest Asian, Arab and Latin American populations. Houston's culture is not limited to diverse population - it boasts a world class symphony and theatre district that More...
Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is 6 miles (10km) southeast of the city center and there are a selection of buses, taxis, shuttles and car rentals to get you into town and back. Chauffeured sedans or limos are also available to pick you up or drop you off at the airport but normally require advance reservations.
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The Austin Amtrak station is served by the Texas Eagle, with service from Chicago to San Antonio.
The Austin More...
Corpus Christi, Texas is a coastal paradise of sea, sun and fun! Experience Corpus Christi, Texas' largest coastal city, and with a rich blend of nature, culture, history and unique entertainment. The natural beauty of Corpus Christi's waterfront, bay and beaches is a constant lure for locals and visitors.Activities
On any given day, the waters are host to an array of colorful sails - which constantly decorate More...
Welcome to Dallas in Texas, home of the Cowboys (actually Irving), the Rangers (actually Arlington), the Dallas Stars (they're in Dallas), the Dallas Mavericks, the Dallas Burn (now in Frisco) and the Dallas Desperados and six million other more important people. Dallas is a convention city. There's very little cool interesting tourist stuff, unless you count special events, like the state fair, holiday items, More...
Most people who come to Dallas are going to come by air since Dallas is home to DFW, the Dallas Fort Worth airport, one of the largest airports in the country by passenger volume. Details for each method of arrival will follow:
There are two major airports in the Dallas / Fort Worth area, DFW, and Love Field (DAL). Love Field is smack in the middle of the city (to the north) but has certain restrictions on flights into and out of due to the Wright Amendment. Love Field is home to Southwest airlines, so if you are flying from within Texas, check out More...