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Texas — The second largest state in the union, Texas covers 268,581 square miles and extends from sea level along the Gulf of Mexico to 8,000 feet in the Guadalupe Mountains of West Texas. Primarily known for its cowboy culture, the Lone Star State also offers the unexpected, with the cultural attractions of Houston, Dallas, and Austin harmonizing with the history and pride of San Antonio and the Mexican arts and culture of El Paso.

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For big cities with small-town charm, the rambling beauty of Hill Country, and the spicy taste of authentic Tex-Mex.

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It's no surprise that vacation rentals have stolen the hearts of savvy travelers everywhere. Great savings, extra amenities, even the chance to get some local ... Read More »

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Cheap Dallas Flights Coming This Fall, Finally

May 29, 2014 by Jaymie Degaetano

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Rethinking Souvenirs: 4 Creative Ways to Bring Your Travels Home

May 27, 2014 by Whitney C. Harris

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Summer State Fairs: 10 Quirky Attractions to Seek Out

May 21, 2014 by Tommy Burson

What is it about state fairs that fill us with glee? Is it the chance to see our favorite local bands? Mental images of deep fried butter? The smells of food, ... Read More »

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5 Public Pools in the U.S. That Make Us Want to Take the Plunge

May 01, 2014 by Christine Wei

Looking to cool off this summer? We already introduced Europe's most beautiful public pools last year, but we thought we'd take a look at the aquatic offerings ... Read More »

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