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!
Far West Texas has mountains, deserts and two National Parks. This is Guadalupe Mountain NP near Salt Flat.
The Texas Gulf Coast is 367 miles long! This is Galveston Island.
Texas is an agricultural powerhouse.
The Spanish influence in Texas is heavy, especially around San Antonio. This is Mission Espada.
As part of the Chisholm Trail, Fort Worth celebrates their cowboy heritage daily with a cattle drive.
East Texas is often considered the western part of the Deep South. This is in historic Palestine.
Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo is second in size only to the Grand Canyon in the US.
6 out of 20 of the US largest cities are in Texas.
NASA’s Mission Control in Houston has watched over all the US space exploration missions.
But on Friday nights, small town football still remains supreme.