In Austin, a colony of one and a half million bats lives under the bridge of Congress Avenue. Be there by nightfall to watch them take off !
Do not miss
The mega city of Dallas will always be linked with the assassination of president John F. Kennedy : a huge monument has been unveiled in his memory. The Stockyards National Historic District remains Fort Worth’s biggest draw : highlights include the daily cattle driving demonstrations. The Space Center of Houston is one of the most popular attractions in Texas. In San Antonio you can walk along its River Walk and visit The Alamo, one of the most important historic sites in America. The shores of Padre Island and Galveston are very popular. In the northwestern corner of the state, Guadalupe Mountains National Park is home to the four highest peaks in Texas. If you take the road to Amarillo you must pass by Cadillac Ranch, an iconic site on Route 66 : you are welcome to spray paint your own design !