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Texas Holidays

Book your Texas holidays and you'll see that it’s true: Everything is bigger in Texas. From portion sizes, pickup trucks, and 10-gallon hats to the thousands of kilometres of rugged, gorgeous terrain. The Texas landscape ranges from desert Badlands and swimmable coastlines to lush mountains and sprawling prairies.

There is surely no shortage of Country culture here: rodeos, line-dancing and ample opportunities for an adventure by horse or mule. And then there’s the Barbecue. It’s hard to find a better place on this planet for a plate of ribs or brisket (served with a heaping helping of Texas home-style side dishes). The legendary Franklin Barbecue in Austin can boast all-day waits-and it is worth it.

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Top 5 Things To Do in Texas

Padre Islands National Seashore - Windswept dunes waving with the coastal grasses set the scent on this barrier island that runs 182 kilometres along the Gulf of Mexico coast. The gentle surf makes this a prime spot for swimming or saltwater fishing.
San Antonio River Walk - Running so close to the gentle San Antonio River you feel you could step right into it. The walk is filled with restaurants offering festive outdoor eating, music, shops, festivals and shows. You’ll want to see every kilometre.
Guadalupe Mountains National Park - This honey-coloured ridge formed 250 million years ago and is actually a rare fossil reef. Explore its remote beauty through backcountry camping and hiking or get out your binoculars, as the birding is great here.
The Alamo - Site of the famous battle of the Texas Revolution and the most visited landmark in Texas, this mission and its grounds are accessible through multiple tours, and interactive exhibits and history talks.
Space Centre Houston - The out-of-this-world educational complex explores the space flight programme through ever-changing exhibits, 400 artefacts (including the world’s largest collection of lunar rocks) and exceptional tours, such as Level 9, which takes you behind-the-scenes of NASA

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Texas Holiday Highlights

Hard Rock Cafe Dallas

Adult: £32 Child:(3-9 yrs) £32

Dallas, the third-largest city in Texas and ninth-largest in the United States, is recognized as one of the top convention destinations in the nation and the #1 visitor destination in the state of Texas.

A richly diverse and dynamic city, it rivals many of the country's premier destinations with its trendy entertainment districts, world class shopping and professional sports teams.

The Hard Rock Cafe Dallas, located just blocks from the American Airlines Center, home of the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars, anchors the Southern end of the Victory Park urban development center.
The new cafe features more than 8,900-square feet of space, including a 265-seat restaurant, outdoor dining, rock 'n' roll memorabilia and a Rock Shop featuring limited-edition Hard Rock Cafe Dallas merchandise.

With a menu full of mouth-watering American classics, memorabilia from the biggest names in rock, signature cocktails, and a full complement of city-specific merchandise to memorialize your visit, the Hard Rock Cafe Dallas is one trip you just have to make.

City Sightseeing San Antonio -Hop On Hop Off

Adult: £29 Child:(5-11 yrs) £18

Take an open top bus tour in the most popular and most visited city in Texas – San Antonio. City Sightseeing lets you discover all the things to do on your visit and presents a remarkable way to explore this incredible city for the first or the fortieth time.

Exploring San Antonio is easy with City Sightseeing: We’ll take you to all the major sights and attractions ranging from the city's HemisFair Park with its overflowing fun activities and exhilarating adventures to the River Walk surrounded by restaurants, patios, galleries and shops. The city caters for all the needs of a family and is filled with culturally significant arts, history, culture, museums and architecture.

The best way to discover a vibrant, captivating metropolis like San Antonio is from the upper deck of a City Sightseeing red bus. Our open-top tours enable you to see renowned monuments up-close, get amazing photo opportunities, check out the best shopping areas or locate one of the top-class restaurants!

When To Visit

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  • Currency US Dollars ($)
  • Flying time from UK TX to London is around 8 hours 45 minutes.
  • Primary Language English
  • Passport & Visas Brits must have a full 10-year British Passport that's valid for six months after you return to the UK.