The State Fair of Texas features the 55-foot-tall mascot Big Tex, ostrich races and diverse food including fried butter, fried Thanksgiving dinner and the ``Corny Dog.''
Texas Tech University; the Buddy Holly Center; Lubbock Lake Landmark
Fishing Matagorda Bay; biking to a historic cast iron lighthouse; the lost port city of Indianola.
Christmas in Grapevine, Texas; French bakery; winery tour; ice sculptures at the Gaylord Texan; historic railroad bound for the North Pole.
The town that invented the hamburger; Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center.
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site; southern soul food; crabbing; Battleship Texas.
The King Ranch covers approximately 1,300 square miles of South Texas; downtown Kingsville, Texas; birding tour at the South Texas prairie.
Sledding down sand dunes; Texas barbecue; a museum built around an oil pit that could hold more than one million barrels of Texas tea; dune buggy ride.
A multi-day canoe trip includes fishing and camping on the river.