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Things to do and See in Texas

Houston

 

 

 

 

 

Dallas

 

The Texas Star

The Texas Star is 68m high and carries 264 passengers in its 44 gondolas, which makes it the largest Ferris wheel in the US. It operates during the annual State Fair in Dallas at the end of Septmeber to the half way through October, till its put back in stortage.

John Stemmons, who was a local resident of Dallas had a vision in 1982, when he took a group of State Fair directors to the World's Fair in Knoxville, Tennessee. Story goes that he pointed at the Ferris wheel and said "Let's get one of those". Stemmon's dream was granted and after a cost of $2.2 million it debut at the 1985 State Fair of Texas. For more information on The Texas Star go to www.bigtex.com

 

 

 

San Antonio

 

San Antonio is the second largest city in Texas and its steeped in history, which was crucial to the American story. It's famous for the Alamo and it also has the River Walk, vibrant Market Square, Tower of Americas, San Fernando Cathedral and the Spanish Governor's Palace.

If you are looking for more fun activities then you can find Seaworld and the Six Flags Fiesta Texas theme park all here in the beautiful city.


 

 

The Rest of Texas

 

 

 

 

 

 
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