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You will find enticing diversity here - in the scenery, the history, the food, and the people. And you will discover a hospitality born of gracious Southern roots, sprinkled with old-fashioned Western grit, and spiced with the cultures and customes of Hispanic, German, Czech, and two dozen or so other significant ancestries.

Texas is, indeed, like a whole other country.

Explore Texas


Parker County Courthouses

After three previous structures were destroyed by fire, the present Parker County Courthouse was begun in 1884 and dedicated in 1886

Weatherford, TX Historic Courthouses

Franklin Mountains State Park Trails

Many hiking trails are currently accessible off of Loop 375/Trans-Mountain Road. Work is underway for a trail network that will ultimately offer a 118-mile network. All 118 miles will be open to hiking traffic, 51 miles will be open to hiking and mountain biking traffic, and 22

, TX Hiking

Sam Rayburn Lake Parks

Sam Rayburn has thirteen developed recreation areas that are operated and managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including : nine campgrounds, (primitive to highly developed), with more than 500

, TX Camping

Waco Lake Parks

Waco Lake has 8 parks with RV, tent and group camping facilities, some being exclusivley for camping or day use while others have a combination of both. The parks include:

, TX Camping

Hogan Park Golf Course

The Hogan Park Golf Course is a thirtysix hole public facility operated as an enterprise fund under the Community Services Department. The original eighteen holes, now known as Quail Course, was built in 1959. Then, in 1980, nine more holes were added. In 1999

Midland, TX Golf Courses

Lake Fork Fishing

Lake Fork was created as a textbook fishery, including initial stockings before the lake filled. Lake Fork was established, by the Texas Parks and Wildlife, as a premier bass fishing lake, with 732,514 Florida Black Bass being stocked from 1979 through 1987

, TX Fishing

Franklin Mountains State Park Camping

A limited number of tent camping sites are available. There are two types of campsites; one type (walk-in developed) is traditional, in that tents are placed directly on the ground and have tables and grills. The park has recently established an area with 5 self-contained RV sites(

, TX Camping

American Airpower Heritage Museum

Located within the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Headquarters at Midland International Airport, the American Airpower Heritage Museum (AAHM) is recognized for its collection of authentic World War II artifacts, memorabilia and the world'

Midland, TX Museums

International Exotic Feline Sanctuary International Exotic Feline Sanctuary

Founded in 1988, the International Exotic Feline Sanctuary's misson is to care for its exotic feline inhabitants as well as educate the public about their needs. Bobcats, cougars, jaguars, leopards, lions and tigers are among the species living on the site, which currently features more than 60

Boyd, TX Zoos

Benbrook Lake Fishing

Benbrook Lake provides many excellent fishing opportunities, especially with its urban location. Texas Parks and Wildlife stocks the lake every few years and Benbrook was one of the first Texas lakes to be stocked with Florida-strain largemouth bass in the early 1980

, TX Fishing

Brazosport Museum of Natural Science

Named one of the ten best museums in Texas by Frommer's Travel Guide, the Museum celebrates coastal Texas’ natural history and geography and is home to the largest collection of shells on display in the South

Lake Jackson, TX Museums