If you’re looking for a getaway and fancy something sooner rather than later, then you need somewhere that won’t be too far to travel, but will still be the weather that you want.
Of course, a winter sports trip could be fun. But if you are craving some warmth and sunshine, then heading south for some sun might be a better option. Have you ever considered a quick trip to Texas?
The Lone Star state has lots of offer, including plenty of sunshine. Here are some of the best places to visit, to make sure you’re seeing the state in style.
If you’re a bit of a foodie, then this is one of the best cities for you to be visiting. Famous for its mango ice cream, it can help to keep you cool in the heat of the day.
Prickly Pear margaritas are a specialty of the city, especially at the Boudro’s eatery. Set right by the river, it is a great place to relax and have a drink, as well as do some shopping.
Sundays aren’t to be missed by having brunch at the luxurious Las Canarias.
It has been said that one of the intersections in the city of Austin tells you all you need to know about the city. There is a record store, Whole Foods market, and BookPeople (where music artists do signings), all on the intersection of West Sixth and Lamar.
So as you can tell from this, it is a city for music fans, with a modern, hipster edge. With great places to see music, shop, eat, and party, it can fill a weekend trip full of fun.
Houston is one of the biggest cities in the state and welcomes many tourists with its international airport and the several private airports in Houston. But with the number of cozy boutique hotels, it can be a great place to visit and it can actually have a cozy feel, despite being vast in size.
Houston can be a great place for sports fans to visit too, as well as those looking to relax at spas and woodland retreats.
Dallas is one of the friendliest cities in Texas to visit. Locals and visitors tend to mingle together, especially in the Blackburn Street and Lemmon Avenue areas.
There is plenty of sidewalk dining in this area, so is easy to see why it is a popular spot. Dallas is a good spot to get your proper Texan clothing, with many western stores like Cowboy Cool in the city. So don’t leave without a hat and some boots!
If you’re looking for a place to party then Fort Worth is the city for you. The fun starts early in the day and carries on long into the night. You can shop and eat in the city’s Sundance Square, as well as visit museums in the Fort Worth Cultural district, or see performances at the Bass Performance Hall.
It is a good spot to visit without the kids, so leave them at home for a weekend filled with fun!