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How Diverse is Texas? Ten Photos to Show You How!

How Diverse is Texas? Ten Photos to Show You How!

For a while the Texas tourism tagline was that Texas was “like a whole other country!” In a lot of ways, it really is. From the dry landscapes of West Texas to the swamps in the east, the Texas landscape varies greatly. But it is not all empty space! Texas has been a large contributor to the US high tech industry. Texas is continuing to receive a large influx of people migrating from other parts of the country, and is visited by millions each year. Here’s just a bit of what you can expect to see!

Cactus in Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Far West Texas has mountains, deserts and two National Parks. This is Guadalupe Mountain NP near Salt Flat.

Texas Gulf Coast - Galveston State Park

The Texas Gulf Coast is 367 miles long! This is Galveston Island.

Corn field in Texas

Texas is an agricultural powerhouse.

The Spanish influence in Texas is heavy, especially around San Antonio. This is Mission Espada.

Stockyards cattle drive in Fort Worth

As part of the Chisholm Trail, Fort Worth celebrates their cowboy heritage daily with a cattle drive.

Old Truck in Palestine, Texas

East Texas is often considered the western part of the Deep South. This is in historic Palestine.

Sunrise at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Texas

Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo is second in size only to the Grand Canyon in the US.

Dallas Texas

6 out of 20 of the US largest cities are in Texas.

Johnson Space Center in Houston

NASA’s Mission Control in Houston has watched over all the US space exploration missions.

Sunray Texas football stadium

But on Friday nights, small town football still remains supreme.