It's been said, "Everything's bigger in Texas".
From the slabs of bbq ribs and ice cold beer that cover picnic tables to the miles of bluebonnets that adorn the highways, Texas is the second-largest United States state in both population and area.
Texas, a translation of the Caddo word for "friends", also has the distinct privilege of being the only state in the United States that was once an independent republic.
Here you can narrow down your itinerary, find out what it’s like to explore Texas natural caverns and hiking trails and even learn how to avoid noob mistakes while attending SXSW. You might even find you’ll want to study the art of tailgating at a collegiate football game.