Texas Vacations: The Lone Star State
Texas is ranch country, deserts, big cities, and remote wilderness. There’s Austin’s live music scene, Dallas’ museums, and Houston’s NASA Johnson Space Center. While in the big city, grab some delicious Tex-Mex. Visit the Alamo outside San Antonio. Beyond the cities, you’ll find miles of coastline and the natural splendor of Big Bend National Park. Whether you’re looking to get away from it all at the Padre Island National Seashore, or want to discover Texas’ cities, a Liberty Travel Texas vacation package is custom-made just for you.
Texas at a Glance
Currency: U.S. Dollar ($)
Tipping Customs: Tip anywhere between 15-20%
Popular Drink: Margarita, created in Dallas
Must Eat: Texas BBQ Brisket & Tex-Mex
Power Up: A or B (two or three-prong) 110 V
Weather: Weather varies depending on where you’re going in the state. South Texas sees year-round mild weather, while the north gets cooler.
Best Time to Visit: Year-round.
Austin: Texas’s Arts Capital
Austin is Texas’s arts capital. While the city draws visitors for its live music festivals (SXSW and the Austin City Limits, to name a couple), Austin is also renowned for its fine art museums, like the Blanton, the Harry Ransom Center, and the Mexic-Arte Museum. Grab Tex-Mex at a food truck. Watch thousands of bats that emerge from the Congress Bridge at dusk, and get in touch with nature soaking at the Barton Springs Pool and at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
Top Things to Do in Texas
Raft, Hike, and Soak in Big Bend National Park
Big Bend National Park has a natural hot spring by the Rio Grande. Hike the Chisos Mountain Range, and raft down Santa Elena Canyon.
Visit the “Live Music Capital of the World”
Austin is the city’s leader in live music venues; it’s also a fabulous city for culinary adventures. Swim in Barton Springs Pool, where the locals go to cool off.
San Antonio’s River Walk
After visiting the Alamo, take a stroll down San Antonio’s River Walk where you can people-watch, eat, and enjoy the scenery.
Beach Time at South Padre Island
Go deep sea fishing, watch for sea turtles, and get your adrenaline going with kite surfing or kiteboarding.
From Championship courses that host the PGA to public courses that offer a challenge for every skill level, let Liberty Travel match you with a Texas golf course that’s just your pace.
Texas Vacation Packages: the Lone Star State the Liberty Travel Way
Whether you want to explore the big cities of Dallas, Austin, or Houston, or want to find yourself in Texas’s vast wilderness, Liberty Travel’s consultants can create a Texas vacation package crafted just for you.
When you book with us, you get:
- Real People. More than a travel agent, your Texas consultant is a fellow traveler with a passion to help you see the world.
- Perfect Match. We’ll pair you with a destination expert who has insider knowledge of Texas for a truly personalized booking experience.
- Crafted Vacations. Stay in hand-selected hotels. Get connected with local guides and enriching experiences. Choose from among our exclusive Texas vacation packages, including our CITYbreaks.
- Support. With 24/7 support, we’ll be with you every step of the way.
We know Texas. Leave the planning to us.