Where to stay in Texas
Holidays in Austin
Creative, cool and historically, a music town, Austin has become known as the Live Musical Capital of the World. It’s foodie offerings are equally eclectic yet it retains a laid back vibe that’s hard to find in most US cities.
Holidays in Dallas
Flashy hotels, high-end shopping and an upscale dining scene. Dallas certainly lives up to how it was portrayed in the famous TV show. But from those famous Dallas Cowboys to the arts district and fantastic museums, there’s more to Dallas than you might think.
Holidays in El Paso
Franklin Mountains State Park is open for year-round recreation.
Holidays in Fort Worth
It’s just 30 miles from the glitz of Dallas but Fort Worth has a character of its own. Explore ranches, rodeos, and the Cowgirl Museum – not to mention the world’s largest honky tonk and bustling cultural district. The cowboy way of life is alive and well!
Holidays in Galveston
You’ll find Galveston just 45 miles from Houston, yet its Victorian mansions, Greek revival buildings and 32-miles of rugged coastline give it a charm of its own. From shrimp festivals and top-notch seafood to a lively pier, it offers a fabulous coastal escape.
Holidays in Houston
As well as being home to NASA’s Space Station, Houston is a sprawling, brash, friendly and prosperous place. From its 8,000 restaurants and thriving cultural districts to swanky art galleries and opera theatre, it’s arguably Texas's most cosmopolitan city.
Holidays in San Antonio
Famous for its five missions and for the infamous battle of the Alamo, San Antonio is a real mix of Hispanic and German heritage. With al fresco dining, a European-style riverwalk and sound of mariachis in the air, it’s a colourful and diverse city.
Essential information for Texas
- Virgin Atlantic fly daily to Atlanta from Heathrow then connect onward to Dallas.
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Explore the history of NASA’s manned space flight program to the cultural districts such as Chinatown and the Mahatma Gandhi District.