Texas on a Private Tour for Terrific High Energy Honky Tonk Times
When a state has so much to offer you are sure to have terrific 'honky tonk' times when on private tours of Texas, that will leave you feeling exhilarated.
Texas is the second largest state in the United States and is nicknamed the Lone Star State. The nickname is to signify the States former status as an independent republic and a reminder of the struggle for independence from Mexico.
Thanks to its south-central location, Texas has a diverse landscape that includes deserts, mountains, canyons and a fabulous coast along the Gulf of Mexico.
The world-class cities that are packed with famous or spectacular tourist attractions just add more reasons as to why Texas is a ‘must see’ destination at some stage your lifetime.
Texas is known for many things such as producing more crude oil than any other state, its rich ranching and cowboy heritage, outstanding arts and culture, history through decades and for having the oldest state-wide law enforcement agency in America the Texas Rangers and that is only naming a small few.
Top 10 Things to Do in Texas
Take a Sightseeing Tour to The Alamo, possibly the Most Important Historic Site in America
Texas has something to offer any tourist; there are sightseeing tours to some of the most historic and cultural places in the U.S. for travellers who enjoy spending their time on private tours.
The beach holiday traveller is also very well catered for with 600 miles of coastline, warm waters from the Gulf of Mexico and the mild climate.
If shopping is your thing, don’t worry, visit the shopping locations in Houston, Austin, Dallas and San Antonio which are world-class.
Nightlife in Texas is very varied and very entertaining ranging from the quiet and relaxing to lively or high energy to Texas honky tonks.
Travel Tips for Texas
Texas and its major cities are destinations you can visit all year round. There is so much to do and see it will not depend on just the weather. It will probably come down to costs and when you are free to go. There is one season that does stand out and that is Fall/ Autumn. The extreme heat is gone and outdoor activities and sightseeing tours are more pleasant. It is also when there are a number of festivals held across the state.
Well, great news! Texas State is cheaper than most other states in America. A tasty 3-course meal with all the trimmings in a fine dining restaurant will cost around $40-$50. Accommodation varies depending on the standard, but on average a pleasant, clean 3-star hotel will cost around $60 for a double room and breakfast. Private tours prices will vary depending on seasons and operators. Public transport is excellent and starts from approximately $1.25.
Check the weather for when you are there as the possibility of hurricanes from August to October are high. On sightseeing tours be sure to have plenty of water with you, especially on long journeys. There are some venomous snakes in Texas, so watch out for any. Don’t get too near the prickly pear cacti as they sting. When in the sea, be careful of jellyfish and there is a chance you may see a shark. Never carry around more cash than necessary.
Due to the vastness of Texas, the weather varies across the state. Coastal areas have a maritime climate with cooler temperatures in the summer and milder winters. Inland areas, the climate is more continental, very hot in the summer and extremely cold in the winter. There is also the possibility of hurricanes and tornados from August to October. Spring anywhere in Texas is the best with low humidity and warm, sunny days.