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Texas - The Destination for Passionate Travelers

Whenever we think of Texas vacations, what primarily comes to our mind is the beautiful scenario of Alamo located in San Antonio. During the later part of the sixteenth century, the Spanish explorers crossed the Rio Grande River in order to give formation to one of the first missions in Texas very close to El Paso. Texas became an integral part of Mexico after the latter achieved independence from Spain.

Texas revolution gained full momentum in 1853 due to the conflagration of internal conflicts between the original settlers and those who came from outside. In 1845, Texas was proud to be declared as the 28th state of US mainly after a series of devastating battles, which include the battle of the Alamo and the battle of San Jacinto. Texas has gained immense recognition as a leading agricultural and industrial power and the state is significantly noted for its wealth and prosperity.

Texas occupies a total area of 695674 sq km with a population of over 19439337. A unique cultural combination of the Indians and the Spanish, French and other European explorers and missionaries have made Texas a colorful land of diversified cultural unifications. Some of the major attractions of Texas include the famous Johnson Space Center, which is the seat of significant space information seat. In order to enjoy the essence of Texas vacation you must surely visit the meandering banks of the San Antonio River situated in the Central or South Texas regions.

Other places worth visiting in Texas includes the official museum of the state of Texas, successfully named after the late Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock. Texas Stadium has always been


an international attraction as the home of the Dallas Cowboys. If you are interested about the various secrecies of marine habitation then you are free to take a glimpse at the Corpus Christi's Texas State Aquarium. Other eminent Texas attractions include Buckhorn Saloon and Museum, Cathedral of Junk, Forbidden Gardens, Texas Prison Museum, Cascade Caverns and Ezekiel Airship.

The Austin Airport Marriott South is a suitable Texas vacation rental from where you can enjoy the pleasure of Texas hill country. This well provided hotel is situated five miles south of downtown Austin and six miles from the University of Texas campus. Some of the other well-sufficed lodges of Texas are Camp Wood, Marathon, Water Valley, Austin, Ant Street Inn, Mariposa Ranch, Kyle, Fort Worth and MD Resort.

In order to enjoy your stay in any Texas vacation rental you can hire cars from several companies available at the airport. Some of these significant car rental companies comprise Advantage, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National.

In the whole of United States, Texas is the only destination where activities and attractions have taken wide dimensions to attract the attention of a large number of tourists internationally. Great food, golf, beaches, hunting, great accommodations and bird watching have enhanced the prestige of Texas as a foremost traveling destination.
About the Author

Terry Malone is the owner and developer of http://www.vrul.com. VRUL.com is an established vacation rentals by owner website with over 1000 listings worldwide. Rent directly from the owner and save money.