Wednesday, March 12, 2014


Take a Tour of Texas

Executive summary by darmansjah

TEXAS, it’s like a whole other country that’s miles away from ordinary. Local flavor. Breathtaking scenery, chances to play cowboy, or art critic. No matter what kind of adventure you’re looking for, you’ll find it in texas.

Who knew mother nature had such a Texas accent? There’s something epic everywhere you look in Texas. From the  awe-inspiring Palo Duro Canyon to natural wonders like Enchanted Rock and Caddo Lake, you’ll find landscape begging to be explore. And you’ll discover countless ways to explore them, form hiking and biking to kayaking and canoeing. You’ll also find superb bird-watching opportunities with over 600 birds species-more than any other state!

Some of our best rides don’t have saddles. Texas has fun for kids and kids at heart. Fromm zoos to museums to amusement parks, the Lone Star State goes to extremes to ensure every member of your family has plenty to keep them entertained and happy. In the case of some of the roller coaster here, they might also feel a little queasy. But thrilled and delighted, nonetheless.

Consider loosening your belt upon arrival. Barbecue is just the beginning. For every culture that helps define our state, there’s a delicacy you just have to try, including the original Tex-Mex, truly astounding seafood, and the best chili to ever grace a bow. From five-star restaurants and renowned chefs to undiscovered food joints manned by tomorrow’s culinary superstars, Texas has a flavor for every palate.

Plan your perfect trip. For more information on these and other exciting adventures, just visit to order your free ‘Texas State Travel Guide’ and start planning your trip today. Texas, it’s like a whole other country. Follow National Geographic Traveler’s Digital Nomad, Andrew Evans, on

“I love the experience of a whole country in one giant state! From the wild landscapes of the west to the big-city beat of Dallas to the winding Rio Grande and the Alamo’s historic drama, I’m having a blast exploring my own home state-deep in the heart of Texas.

Read the about the spontaneous adventures of Andrew Evans, national geographic traveler contributing editor and digital nomad, as he takes on Texas. He’s blogging from barbecues, posting from Austin’s hot music scene, uploading photos from a working dude ranch, live tweeting his climb to the highest peak in Texas, and sharing the wildlife, stars, and amazing landscapes of America’s second biggest state. Form bright lights to back roads, he’s discovering the true, untamed spirit of this one-of-a-kind place. Follow him on line and get inspired to fire up a Texas adventure of your own.

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