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Houston by Katie Haugland @flickr
The Traveling Man
The Traveling Man by Mabecerra @flickr
Mission San Jose
Mission San Jose by Katie Haugland @flickr
Austin by Timothyj @flickr
The Williams Tower Waterfall in Houston
The Williams Tower Waterfall in Houston by Kperkins14 @flickr
Lewisville City Hall
Lewisville City Hall by Mabecerra @flickr
Evening View from Hotel Derek - Houston - Texas
Evening View from Hotel Derek - Houston - Texas by Romtomtom @flickr
Newborn or Born Again
Newborn or Born Again by Standupp @flickr
The Texas Capitol
The Texas Capitol by Katie Haugland @flickr
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Rockefeller Center becomes the most famous destination in the city on Christmas Eve. People come there to enjoy a beautiful Christmas tree. There is a magnificent park near this large office center, and on winter an ice skating rink is organized there. Shiny garlands and neon signboards have become typical for this part of the city. If you move your feet to the closest underground walkway, you will find one more iconic place - the Guinness World Records Museum. Both the location and items exhibited are very unusual. When describing cultural landmarks of the United States, it's simply impossible to fail to mention the Metropolitan Museum. This museum exhibits a large collection of art. Visitors will find here works of famous European and American artists, and several halls are dedicated to collections of antiquity and other ancient artifacts. The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum exhibits collections of spacecrafts, airplanes and historic documents connected with the history of aeronautics. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Texas

Travel guide to Texas

The unique attraction is the city of El Paso located on the border with Mexico. The poor and criminals lived here once, but now it is known as a center of Spanish culture in the USA. The Spanish cuisine is quite common here. Some historical streets really resemble typical Spanish streets. During the year, many interesting festivals and holidays are celebrated in El Paso. The fiery Amigo Airshow that always … Open

Advices for travellers

2. Drivers are strongly recommended to obey traffic rules, as there is a very strict control. Be sure to take care of the fuel while driving, as in some areas of the state gas stations are rare. 3. The mild and warm climate is typical for Texas; in summer, air temperature is usually around +30°C. Winter frost is rare, and in some districts the air is about +15°C. Sudden tropical downpours are common for coastal … Open

Traditions and mentality of Texas

The capital of the state hosts the even more original holiday, which is also aimed at the general public, we are talking about the Keep Austin Weird Festival. During the festival, the city becomes the weirdest in the state. It is a colorful and surprisingly cheerful carnival, during which you can find your favorite fairy-tale characters and people in the most unusual costumes in the streets. The entertainment … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Barbecue restaurants are common in major cities; unique aroma of meat cooked on an open fire hovers everywhere. Speaking of popular national feasts it’s certainly worth to mention traditional Texas chili cooked without beans. Locals consider this spicy dish to be an ideal complement to meat. Those involved in cattle breeding and spending a lot of time away from home cook amazing dishes using mobile kitchens. … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Guadalupe National Park is attractive too; it has got its name in honor of the highest point of the state, Guadalupe Peak. The park is an incredibly beautiful oasis with hundreds of hiking trails; McKittrick Canyon is considered one of the main natural attractions of these places. Active tourists would like Houston, as it is full of various sports centers. Houston Zoo is very popular too. It was opened in 1900. … Open

Cultural excursion through Texas - things to see

There is also mysterious Terlingua Ghost Town in Texas. It has become the permanent venue for the Chili Festival. It has a huge number of historical objects, each of which is associated with an interesting story. Texas is famous for its beautiful skyscrapers situated in all major cities of the state. Among its architectural monuments there are unique objects, including Newby-McMahon Building. The funniest landmark … Open

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