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Cultural Guide

Texas (TX) – "The Lone Star State "

Time Zone:

Central Standard Time (CST)



  • Avg High 36C/97F
  • Avg Low 22C/72F


  • Avg High 18C/65F
  • Avg Low 5C/41F
Famous For:

Texas has the most farms and the highest acreage in the United States and leads the nation in livestock and cotton production. Houston is one of only five American cities with permanent professional resident companies in all of the major performing arts disciplines: the Houston Grand Opera, the Houston Symphony Orchestra, the Houston Ballet, and The Alley Theatre.

Major Cities:

Houston, San Antonio

National Parks:
  • Big Bend National Park
  • Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Must do while there:

Space Center Houston is the only place in the world where visitors can see astronauts train for missions, touch a real moon rock, land a shuttle, and take a behind-the-scenes tour of NASA. The Texas State Capitol is the oldest surviving state office structure and a great place to learn about Texas history and the Texas Legislature. Visit Downtown Austin that offers a variety of things to do for everyone such as endless list of restaurants, music, museums and entertainment for everyone to enjoy. Zilker Park is a 351 acre situated in the heart of south Austin. The park offers many different types of fun outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, kayaking, jogging, and many more.

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