Tour of Texas
A Virtual Tour of Texas &

Website Tour | Regions Tour | State Symbols & Facts brings you the latest travel information on some of the hottest destinations & attractions in the Lone Star State.

Use the Travel Almanac to take a virtual tour of popular destinations & attractions. Check the Around Texas events calendar for up to date info on fairs, festivals, sports, concerts, shows & other events. Get off the beaten path and take a walk on the "wild" side of Texas in Texas Nature Trails. Use our convenient Instant Action interactive form to order FREE travel information by mail.

No matter what you are looking for, you are sure to find it in TEXAS!

The state of Texas is divided into 7 geographical regions. They are outlined below.


From the Old West heritage of the Texas Panhandle Plains ... to the Southern hospitality of the Texas Piney Woods.

From the mountains & abundant wildlife of the Texas Big Bend Country ... to some of the finest shopping & dining experiences of the Texas Prairies and Lakes.

From the cultural treasures of the South Texas Plains ... to the historic charm and beauty of the Texas Hill Country, and some of the best beaches in the country along the Texas Gulf Coast.

For more about each region, click on the icons shown below.

Texas Big Bend Country Northpark Shopping Mall in Dallas
The Alamo  

Big Bend Country

Panhandle Plains

Prairies & Lakes

Piney Woods


S. Texas Plains



Texas Panhandle

Texas Praireis and Lakes





Now you can see why it is said...
"Texas is like a whole other country!"

State Symbols & Facts

Texas State Seal      

State Seal

State Flag

State Flower

State bird

Flag: Known as the Lone Star Flag

Motto: Friendship

Nickname: The Lone Star State

Bird: Mockingbird

Flower: Bluebonnet

Insect: Monarch butterfly

Mammal: Texas Longhorn

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